Authorities of the college told the Dhaka Tribune that they had already selected 244 students who would be residence of the dormitories. The list of the students will be published soon.
On July 8, 2012, about 200 rooms of MC College dormitory were gutted, as the agitated leaders and activists of the Bangladesh Chhatra League set the hostel on fire during clashes with Islami Chhatra Shibir, students' front of the Jamaat-e-Islami of Bangladesh.
The reconstruction work of the hostel was inaugurated jointly by Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid and Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith on December 5, 2015 five months after the dormitory was gutted.
The hostel was rebuilt following its previous architectural design. however, the wood that was used in its primary construction is no longer available.
On October 14, 2014, Nurul Islam Nahid inaugurated the hostel. However, it was not possible to open the dormatory for students due to manifold problems, including arrears of gas bill. Later, authorities of the college paid Tk9 lakh bill to Jalalabad Gas T & D System Ltd.
According to college sources, around Tk40m was spent for the total reconstruction.
Three committees are in charges of the construction work under the surveillance of the Education Engineering Department. An internal team of the college led by Professor Habibur Rahman Akhand of mathematics department supervised the reconstruction work.