Jagannath University is a fully government financed public university at Dhaka city of Bangladesh. Jagannath University has a history of about one hundred and fifty six years. Jagannath University has started its journey in 1858. At first Jagannath University was a school named as Jagannath School.
This school was elevated to a second grade college in 1884. The management of the college was recovered to a board in 1907. In 1968, this college was taken by the government. After that from 1975 Jagannath College enrolled honors and masters programs. In 2005 it was changed into Jagannath University.
The students and teachers of the then college took dynamic part in the Language Movement of 1950. They also took part in the bunch movements of the 1960 and the liberation war in 1971.
Jagannath University is a first positioned university by University Grants Commission of Bangladesh. Jagannath University has thirty three departments within seven faculties. Every department pursues the semester system academic program.
At present there are five hundred and seven teachers and around twenty thousand students in Jagannath University. The programs of Jagannath University are Honors, Masters, M.Phil and Ph.D.
The facilities of Jagannath University are medical centre, transport, cafeteria, library, cyber centre and other. There is a residential hall is under contraction. Jagannath University also provides scholarship to the students. The faculties are Arts, Science, Social science, Business Studies, Law, Life and Earth Science and other.
There is a Modern Language institute and an education and research also organized by Jagannath University. The Institute Of Education and Research started its journey in 2015-2016 sessions.
The Jagannath University made it listed of “Top World Universities” by the position organization time’s higher education in 2011-2012 periods.
Jagannath University is situated in the southern part of Dhaka very close of the Buriganga River.
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