University of Dhaka

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Public university located in Dhaka, Bangladesh

About University of Dhaka

According to Wikipedia, The University of Dhaka is a public research university located in Dhaka, Bangladesh. It is the oldest university in Bangladesh. On the first day of July 1921, the university opened its doors to students. Today, it is the largest public research university in Bangladesh, with a student body of 37,018 and a faculty of 1,992. It was identified by AsiaWeek as one of the top 100 universities in Asia.

What Is University of Dhaka Known For?

University of Dhaka is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

University of Dhaka's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are University of Dhaka's Most Influential Alumni?

University of Dhaka's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Social Work, Education, and Political Science. Here are some of University of Dhaka's most famous alumni:

Muhammad Yunus
Muhammad Yunus
A Bangladeshi banker, economist and Nobel Peace Prize recipient.
Fazle Hasan Abed
Fazle Hasan Abed
A Bangladeshi social worker and the founder of BRAC.
Fazlur Rahman Khan
Fazlur Rahman Khan
A Bangladeshi architect.
Muhammed Zafar Iqbal
Muhammed Zafar Iqbal
A Bangladeshi scientist and writer.
M. A. Wazed Miah
M. A. Wazed Miah
A Bangladeshi physicist.
Muhammad Habibur Rahman
A Chief Justice of Bangladesh Supreme Court.
Siddika Kabir
A Chef.
Zahir Raihan
Zahir Raihan
A Bangladeshi movie director.
Rehman Sobhan
Rehman Sobhan
A Bangladeshi economist.
Debabrata Basu
Debabrata Basu
An Indian mathematician.
Mohammad Ataul Karim
A Vice President for Research of Old Dominion University.
Jahanara Imam
Jahanara Imam
A Bangladeshi writer.