Education especially the higher education system, has failed to meet the demands of time. While job opportunities are limited in Bangladesh, there is a serious shortage of suitably qualified candidates for employment. There has been no comprehensive and long-range study to assess the kind of human resource the nation needs, and neither has there been a computation of the number of trained personnel in each category. Also, a large number of prospective students cannot get admission due to limited seats available in small numbers of public universities. In such cases, private universities came to offer the time-demanded courses and have now been an important and integral part, with rather a dominant position, of tertiary education in the country. The govt. must provide opportunities for higher education to create human capital that meets global standards.
Many private universities now offer tuition fees' waiver on need-based, merit-based, freedom fighters and female quota as per the requirements of UGC while some private universities maintain standard admission test before enrollment. So, i agree with Dr. Binoy sir's words "the limitations of public universities have been responsible to a great extent for the emergence and development of these private universities" and then Professor Alam's words: "The reality behind the growth of private universities had been formed and cemented not in spite of but because of the existence of public universities.