Department of Bangla

Jagannath University is one of the pioneer institutions in the education sector of Bangladesh Govt Jagannath College (presently Jagannath University ) was first established on 4th July 1884 in the name of Babu Jagannath Roy Chowdhury by his son Babu Kishoree Lal  Roy  Chowdhury, the Landlord of Baliati, Saturia, Manikgonj.

Till 1951, Jagannath College was one of the two Colleges where Bengali was taught as an additional subject. Since then, the activities of the Bengali Department was limited to teaching compulsory Bengali at Higher Secondary and Degree levels and as an additional subject, Between 1972-73 the College opened Hons and Master's courses.

The college was declared as a Govt. College on  1st August,1968. At that time Professor Ajit Kumar Guh, the eminent educationist and cultural personality was the Head of this Department. He resigned from this college after it was declared a Govt. college. The Department was teaching in two shifts -Day and Night. The college stopped teaching H.S.C  and Degree courses since 1982 and 1992 respectively. Since then the Department has been conducting the Honours and Master's Courses. Day and Night shifts were merged on 20th October 2005 when Jagannath College was declared as Jagannath University.

The renowned personages who had been in this department in different times were -

Professor Mofazzal Haider Chowdhury,

Prof. Munir Chowdhury,

Prof. Avoy Charan Chawkrabarty,

Poet Hasan Hafizur Rahman,

Dr. Alauddin Al Azad,

Prof. Abdul Quader,

Prof. Abul Kashem Chowdhurhy,

Prof. Hamida Rahman,

Mr. Rahat Khan,

Prof. Shamsuzzaman Khan,

Prof. Shawkat Ali,

Prof. Momtaz Uddin Ahmed,

Prof. Akteruzzman Elias,

Dr. Hayat Mamud,

Prof. Mirza Harun-of-Rashid,

Prof. Ahmed Kabir,

Singer Sayed Abdul Hadi and the like.

Students' Information : - There are about  .............. students in this department in different classes. 200 students of 1st batch under Jagannath University  passed out in .... .  Batch-wise break up of the students are as follows;

M.A Final Year - 

6th batch               -

7th batch    -        

8th batch    -        

9th batch    -        

10th batch   -        

11th batch   -        

12th batch    -       


Seminar Information :


Established in 1972.

No. of  Books :


Office Information :

Section Officer :   Md Munir Ahammad Bhuyan

Office Assistant : Md. Jamal Hossain

Seminar Assistant :  Akter Hossain


Office Staff :        Md Nurul Islam

                              A.Barek Hawlader