Register yourself and win one-year subscription of The Daily Star FREE!!

For the 3rd consecutive year, Mutual Trust Bank Ltd.(MTB) and The Daily Star will jointly distribute 1,000 complimentary copies of The Daily Star for a year to the residential students of the University of Dhaka. Interested students are requested to go through the details below to win FREE subscription of The Daily Star for one year.


  • Contest is open to residential students of Dhaka University only
  • Entrants must write an essay in English within 250 words
  • Only one entry per student
  • All entries become the property of the MTB and The Daily Star and will not be returned.


Information Required

  • Student’s Full Name with ID:
  • Student’s Department and Name of Faculty:
  • Student’s immediate past  result  of  HSC or Honors (1st year/ 2nd year/ 3rd year /  final) :
  • Name of Residential Hall with room number:
  • Student’s Permanent Address:
  • Occupation of student’s parents/guardians and  their average monthly income:
  • Student’s e-mail address and  mobile number:


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Topic for Essay

How Reading An English Daily Can Improve your Lifestyle

Log on to www. for detail registration and uploading your essay

Alternatively, you may collect the form from the Vice Chancellor’s Office, DU or Circulation Dept., The Daily Star and post the filled-up form enclosing your essay to The Circulation Manager – The Daily Star, The Daily Star Centre, 64-65 Kazi Nazrul Islam Avenue, Dhaka – 1215.

Evaluation System

The evaluation will be a point-based system where points will be distributed on three criteria, namely- Financial Challenges, Merit and Essay Write up. Financial Challenges and Merit; these two categories will carry 30% points each and Essay write up will carry 40% points respectively. The point table is given below-



1 Financial Challenges 30
2 Merit (Immediate past result) 30
3 Essay Write up 40






The last date for registration: January 20, 2014

Winners will be notified via The Daily Star newspaper or through e-mail on January 25, 2014

For any queries, please contact The Daily Star Circulation Dept (Cell 01711623906)

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