Seven government colleges in the capital have been affiliated with the University of Dhaka.
The colleges are Dhaka College, Eden Mohila College, Government Shaheed Suhrawardy College, Kabi Nazrul Government College, Begum Badrunnessa Government Girls' College, Mirpur Government Bangla College and Government Titumir College.
DU vice-chancellor professor AAMS Arefin Siddique held a meeting with the principals of the colleges at his office.
Earliar, those colleges’ students and teachers were affiliated with the National University.
From now on, Dhaka University will conduct admission tests, curricula and examinations of the colleges.
Dhaka University in a statement on Thursday announced the change following an education ministry decision taken on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's directive.
These seven colleges are operating with more than 167,000 undergraduate and graduate students, and 1,149 teachers..