Jahangirnagar University

jahangirnagar-university-logoJahangirnagar University (Bengali: জাহাঙ্গীরনগর বিশ্ববিদ্যালয় Jahangirnagar Vishvavidyalaya, University Acronym: জাবি or JU ) is a public university in Bangladesh, located in Savar Upazila, Dhaka.[1] It is the only fully residential[2] university in Bangladesh.[1]

The university was established in 1970 by the government of Pakistan by the Jahangirnagar Muslim University Ordinance, 1970. During the first two years, it operated as a project. Its first Vice-Chancellor, Professor Mafiz Uddin Ahmad (Ph.D in Chemistry, University of Illinois, Chicago) took up office on 24 September 1970. The first group of students, a total of 150, was enrolled in four departments: Economics, Geography, Mathematics and Statistics. Its formal inauguration was delayed until 12 January 1971, when the university was launched by Rear Admiral S. M. Ahsan, the Chancellor.

Until 1973, it operated as a project. In 1973 Jahangirnagar Muslim University Act was amended as Jahangirnagar University Act.

In 2014 the university had a total of 14,500 students, 672 teachers, 206 staffs and 1,200 other employees. The university boasts to have the first ever female Vice-Chancellor of any public university in Bangladesh. Dr Farzana Islam, a professor of Anthropology department, was appointed the country’s first-ever female Vice Chancellor of Jahangirnagar University on 2 March 2014 for four years.

 

Established January 12, 1970
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Farzana-Islam

Prof. Dr. Farzana Islam

Address Savar, Dhaka-1342, Bangladesh.
Phone 880-2-7791045-51
Fax 880-2-7791052
Email registrarju@gmail.com, registr@juniv.edu, webs@juniv.edu
Web www.juniv.edu

 

Department of Pharmacy
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No. of Faculties Professor=11

Associate Professor= 4

Assistant Professor= 9

Lecturer= 1

Programs B.Pharm (Hon’s), M.Pharm
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Bachelor of Pharmacy [B.Pharm (Hon’s)]
Duration 4 years
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Master of Pharmacy [M.Pharm]
Duration 1 year
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