Faujdarhat Cadet College
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|Faujdarhat Cadet College|
|The academic block
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|Established||28 April 1958
at Faujdarhat in Chittagong
|First principal||William Maurice Brown|
|Area||185 acres (0.75 km2)|
Faujdarhat Cadet College, is a military high school (grade 7 to grade 12), modelled after public schools in the UK (according to the Public Schools Act 1868), financed partially by the Bangladesh Army, located at Faujdarhat, near Chittagong, in Bangladesh.
Faujdarhat Cadet College boards 300 boys between the ages of 12 and 18, 50 in each year for grades 7 to 12. Admission is through a nationwide test composed of written, oral and medical examinations.
It was the first cadet college to be established in erstwhile East Pakistan. It was established on 28 April 1958 by New Zealander William Maurice Brown. Until 1965, it was known as the East Pakistan Cadet College.
From 2003, the cadet colleges in Bangla Desh were converted to the English version of the National curriculum.
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