Begum Rokeya University, Rangpur is formally Rangpur University is government state fund university which is the second public university in the region of Rangpur Division. The University was named by the feminist legendary women Scholar and the social worker Begum Rokeya.
The University is he 30th public University in Bangladesh and it was set up on 8th October 2008 under Begum Rokeya University Act 2009. Check Here for More Details.
The campus of Rangpur University situated outskirts of Rangpur in the south. The University is between in Rangpur Cadet College and Carmichael College in Rangpur. The transportation between the district and University is easily accessible interconnect.
After the starting its academic activities from the session 2008-2009 the university follows the semester system per each year consists of 2 semesters.
At the beginning of the University, there are only 300 seats for students and started class from August 2011 in the main campus. Currently the University has almost 7000 students. In University there is a library and a cafeteria on the campus.
Begum Rokeya University has 21 departments under the six disciplines. The Faculties are
- Faculty of Arts
- Faculty of Social Science
- Faculty of Business Studies
- Faculty of Science
- Faculty of Engineering & Technology
- Faculty of Life and Earth Sciences
There are four Residential halls of the Begum Rokeya University.
For Female students
- Sheikh Fazilatunnesa Mujib Hall
- Sheikh Hasina Hall
For Male students
- Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Hall
- Sohid Mukhtar Elahi Hall
University At a Glance
|বেগম রোকেয়া বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়, রংপুর|
|Former names||University Of Rangpur|
|Motto in English||Knowledge is Power|
|Endowment||Publicly funded by Government (1 billion BDT per year excluding development funds)|
|Budget||1 Billion BDT per year|
|Officer in charge||Vice Chancellor|
|Chancellor||President of Bangladesh|
|Vice-Chancellor||Nazmul Ahsan Kalimullah|
|Academic staff||203 (December 2015)|
|Administrative staff||623 (December 2015)|
|Students||7,120 (December 2015)|
|Undergraduates||4,834 (December 2015)|
|Postgraduates||2,286 (December 2015)|
|Campus||Urban , 75 acres (30 ha)|
|Affiliations||University Grant Commision of Bangladesh|
|Sports||Cricket, Football, Kabaddi|
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