Category: RU

Mathematics

Intermediate College U Khin Zaw, Daw Khin Ma Ma and Mr. Choudry taught Mathematics in the last ever I.Sc (A) class at Leik Khone in 1963. Dr. Kyaw Thein (GBNF) was our tutor. U Khin Zaw later headed the Mathematics Department at Workers’ College. Daw Khin Ma Ma […]

Physics

Intermediate College U Min Than Thoung (Maurice) and Daw Su Su taught Physics in our I. Sc (A) class in 1963. Saya Maurice was the top student of his Honors class in 1961. He rowed as Bow in the Golden Crew along with Victor Htun Shein (Stroke, GBNF), […]

Chemistry

Dhatu Beda (Chemistry in Burmese) We took “Dhatu Beda” in the first ever HSF Only examination in 1962. Ko Maung Maung Kyi (SPHS) scored the highest marks in Chemistry. He would later receive Dip Ing in Chemical Engineering (specializing in Pulp and Paper). Chemistry (in English) We took […]

Exam Systems

Intermediate College During a period, students at the University of Rangoon [and Mandalay] attended Intermediate (A) classes for a year, but they did not have to take the examination. They then attended Intermediate (B) classes for a year. They then take the examination for both courses. Compart System […]

Law

National and International Laws The “Law of the Land” differs with countries. There are some International Laws for use by the nations. US Laws In the US, members of the Congress — House of Representatives and the Senate — vote to pass a new Bill (of Legislation). POTUS […]

Astronomy

Background The astronomers studied and mapped the space objects such as stars and comets first with the naked eye and then with the help of telescopes (optical, radio, …). Before the advent of the communication satellites and GPS (Global Positioning System), seafarers had to rely on their knowledge […]

Burmese

Department of Oriental Studies The Department of Oriental Studies taught Pali. Per request of Sayagyi U Pe Maung Tin, the Burmese Department was formed as a Sub-department of the Department of Oriental Studies. A few years later, Burmese became a separate Department. Sayas from the Burmese Department U […]

Library

The Chief Librarians for Universities’ Central Library (UCL) include BBS U Khin Zaw (“K”), U Thein Han (Zawgyi) and U Thaw Kaung. U Khin Zaw, father of U Wint Khin Zaw, served as the first director of “Myanmar Ah Than” (Burma Broadcasting Service). U Thein Han co-founded the […]