- Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University
name = Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University
type = public
vice_chancellor = Professor Dr. A. M. Farooque
city = Sher-e-Bangla Nagar
country = Bangladesh
website = http://www.sau.edu.bd/
Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University is the most ancient agricultural university in
Bangladesh, situated in Sher-e-Bangla Nagor, Dhaka-1207, Bangladesh.
It was established as BAI on
December 11, 1938by Sher-e-Bangla A.K. Fazlul Huq, the Chief Minister of undivided Bengal. At that time the name of this institution was "The Bengal Agricultural Institute". Later it become "East Pakistan Agricultural Institute" and on the emergence of Bangladesh as independent country in 1971, the name of this institute was spontaneously changed to Bangladesh agricultural Institute (BAI).
Since its inception the BAI had functioning as "faculty of Agriculture" under Dhaka University, the BAI-affiliated college till its upgradation to Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University in 2001.
There are two faculty in Sher-e-bangla Agricultural University. Each faculty consists of several Departments.
*Faculty of Agriculture
*Faculty of Agribusiness Management
* [http://www.sau.edu.bd/ Official Website]
* [http://www.ugc.gov.bd/details.php?code=SBAU University Grant Commission]
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