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Jatiya Kabi Kazi Nazrul Islam University (JKKNIU) is a university located at Namapara-Battala, Trishal Mymensingh. It was established on 01 Mar, 2020. Its Chancellor is Abdul Hamid and Vice Chancellor is Dr. A.H.M Mustafizur Rahman .Its EIIN is 136599.

Jatiya Kabi Kazi Nazrul Islam University is a government-financed public university of Bangladesh. It’s also known as JKKNIU. It’s located at Nama para Battala, 1.5 kilometers from Trishal Upazila, some 22 kilometers from Mymensingh district and 100 kilometers from Dhaka.

History

An initiative to found the university was undertaken at a meeting of the Executive Committee of National Economic Commission (ECNEC) in February 2004. Previous Prime Minister Begum Khaleda Zia laid the foundation stone of the university on 1 March 2005. At a function on 25 May 2007, organized to celebrate the birth anniversary of National Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam, Previous Prime Minister Begum Khaleda Zia inaugurated the university.

The university originally proposed to be the first culture-based university in Bangladesh, but the University Act of 2006 made it a general university with a special focus on liberal arts education and activities.

Mohammad Shamsur Rahman was the first vice-chancellor of Jatiya Kabi Kazi Nazrul Islam University. Its first batch consisted of 185 students. The academic programme of the university started effectively from 3 June 2007 with three departments under the Faculty of Arts (Bengali Language and Literature, English Language & Literature, and Music) and the single department Computer Science and Engineering under the Faculty of Science and Engineering.

Two more departments were founded the next year under two new faculties: the Department of Accounting and Information Systems under the Faculty of Business Administration and the Department of Economics under the Faculty of Social Science.

Two other departments were launched in the academic year 2009–2010 under two faculties: the Department of Finance and Banking under the Faculty of Business Administration and the Department of Fine Arts under the Faculty of Arts.

Four additional departments were founded in the academic year 2010–11 under four existing faculties. The Department of Dramatics under the Faculty of Arts, Department of Electronics & Communication Engineering under the Faculty of Science & Engineering, Department of Public Administration under the Faculty of Social Sciences, and the Department of Human Resource Management under the Faculty of Business Administration.

Jatiya Kabi Kazi Nazrul Islam University Faculties

Jatiya Kabi Kazi Nazrul Islam University has 19 departments under 4 faculties. To see faculties and department information click Faculty on the left sidebar.

Facilities

  • Central library
  • Cafeteria
  • Cultural activities
  • Medical Center
  • Halls of residence

Basic Info

University
Jatiya Kabi Kazi Nazrul Islam University (JKKNIU)
Chancellor
Abdul Hamid Abdul Hamid
Vice Chancellor
Dr. A.H.M Mustafizur Rahman Dr. A.H.M Mustafizur Rahman
Founded
01 March, 2005 01 March, 2005
EIIN
136599

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01913010687 01913010687
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