Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University

Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University

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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, 1938 by 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

External links

* [ Official Website]
* [ University Grant Commission]

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