The second largest university in Bangladesh is Rajshahi University. Rajshahi University is located in the northern part of Bangladesh. Rajshahi University is established in 1953 during the period of East Pakistan.
Rajshahi University is located at the green premises of Motihar; close to the great river Padma and about seven kilometers East from the City center of Rajshahi .
Dr. Itrat Hossain Zeberi was the first VC of Rajshahi University. In 1954; the activities of Rajshahi University started. At classes were begining at Rajshahi Government College at first. In later period in 1961 the University moved to present premise. The administrative and academic activities of the university are primarily started in 1973.
There are sixty departments are prepared into ten faculties. These are Arts, Medicine, Business Studies, Social Sciences, Engineering, Life, Law, Science and Earth Sciences and Fine Arts and Agriculture.
The facilities of Rajshahi University are residence hall, transport, dining, mosque, medical center, banking, postal service, library, science workshop, science laboratory, press, school and college, BNCC and cultural and sports facilities. Tere are at seventeen resident hostels are available for both boys and girls.
The other facilities of Rajshahi University are swimming pool, football grounds, hockey ground, tennis courts, and gymnasiums. These facilities attract students most for entertaintment. The teacher student’s center was intended to be the middle of cultural activities of Rajshahi University.
The academic staffs of Rajshahi University include some of the renowned scholars of the country. Rajshahi University is usually isolated as students go home to be with their family members.
Rajshahi University is a home of many architectural and creative attractions. Rajshahi University is standing on about seven hundred and fifty three hectors land property. The environment of Rajshahi University is very friendly to achieve morality and huminity. Every year many students come to get admition into this university.