Jahangirnagar University -Jahangirnôgôr Bishwôbidyalôy, a public university in Bangladesh, based in Savar Upazila, Dhaka. It is one of the tops and only University in Bangladesh. The university was founded in 1970 by the Jahangirnagar Muslim University Ordinance of the Pakistani government. Its first vice-chancellor, Mafizuddin Ahmed (Ph.D. in Chemistry, Penn State) took office on September 24, 1970. Its official opening was delayed until January 12, 1971, when the university was inaugurated by the late Admiral S. M. Ahsan, chancellor.
It worked as a project until 1973 when the ‘Jahangirnagar Muslim University Act’ was amended as the ‘Jahangirnagar University Act’.
In 2014, the university had 16,781 students, 755 teachers, and 1,430 other staff members. It is ranked third on a number of national levels in public universities.
Jahangirnagar University was officially launched on 12 January 1971 under the Jahangirnagar Muslim University Ordinance, 1970 and this day is considered University Day. Originally, it was called Jahangirnagar Muslim University, and the plan was to use a university like Aligarh Muslim University. But after the independence of Bangladesh, its name was changed to Jahangirnagar University under the Jahangirnagar University Act 1973.
Jahangirnagar University Act of 1973 Edit
ACT NO. XXXIV of 1973, an act to abolish the Jahangirnagar Muslim University Ordinance, 1970 and to provide for the reconstruction and reorganization of Jahangirnagar Muslim University.
The university is located on the west side of Asia Highway, best known for Dhaka-Aricha Road, and is 20 miles [32 km] from the capital. It covers an area of 697.56 hectares (2.8 km2), a campus surrounded by the Bangladesh Public Administration Training Center (BPATC) in the south, and the Savar Cantonment in the northeast, north of which is the National Monument (Jatiyo Smriti Soudho) and a large dairy farm in the east. The landscape with its reliable climbs and plains is pleasing to the eye. The water features scattered around the college make it an ideal place for winter birds that live every year and as a result, it is a site often visited by many bird watchers. On January 19, 2017, the university organized a bird show in its area Zahir Rayhan Hall. The Shahid Minar of JU is the tallest Shahid Minar in Bangladesh 71 meters high and is made of clay bricks in a room less than 52 meters long. The rise refers to the independence war fought in 1971 and this movement refers to the language movement in 1952. It was created by artist Robiul Hossain.
The university is an independent body headed by a central council known as the ‘syndicate’. Its principles need to be ratified by the Senate of the university, which meets at least once a year to do the same. The Senate approves the university’s annual budget, reviews its academic affairs, and elects a panel of three nominees to replace its vice-chancellor once every four years. nominations and nominations are made by the president of Bangladesh, who is the chancellor of the university. The chancellor also appoints a deputy vice-chancellor and treasurer of the university.
Wazed Miah Science Research Center:
The Wazed Miah Science Research Center was established on 30 May 2009. Its director is Dr. Md. Khabir Uddin. Since then, it has been operating for a while on the second floor of the Zahir Raihan Auditorium, at Jahangirnagar University. A six-style building is under construction and is expected to be completed in the next few months. The research center has fully ventilated laboratories with state-of-the-art musical instruments. Its main purpose is to develop scientific research resources.
The subheading of this work is “Finding the Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) Spectrometer Spectrometer of the Wazed Miah Scientific Research Center: Enhancing the Research Capabilities of Graduate and Bachelor of Physical and Biological Sciences”, Proposal No. 4 purchased and is expected to be released in May 2015.