Faujdarhat Cadet College

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Faujdarhat Cadet College
Logp of Faujdarhat Cadet College.jpg
a long low white building
The academic block
Deeds Not Words
Location
Upazilla:Sitakunda
District:Chittagong
Bangladesh

Coordinates 22°24′02″N 91°45′44″E / 22.4006°N 91.7621°E / 22.4006; 91.7621
Information
Established 28 April 1958
at Faujdarhat in Chittagong
Opened 1958
First principal William Maurice Brown
Area 185 acres (0.75 km2)
Color(s) Blue
Demonym Faujian
Houses 4

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.

History[edit]

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, medical examinations & ISSB.

It was the first cadet college to be established in erstwhile East Pakistan. It was established on 28 April 1958[1] by New Zealander William Maurice Brown. Until 1965, it was known as the East Pakistan Cadet College.

The Principal of the school is ranked Lieutenant Colonel, and is appointed by the Adjutant General's branch of the Bangladesh Army.[citation needed]

From 2003, the cadet colleges in Bangla Desh were converted to the English version of the National curriculum.[citation needed]

Cadets in class room

OFA CGB[edit]

Chairman OFn. Maj.Zulfiqar H. Choudhury (Retd) 10/372 Vice-Chairman OFn. Dr.Sarwar Ahmed 15/631 Vice-Chairman OFn. Brig. Gen. M. H. Salahuddin (Retd.)16/698 Secretary General OFn. Prof. M. Sazzad 27/1317 Joint Secretary General OFn. Ishtiak Ahmed Taher 30/1502 Treasurer OFn. Nayeem Ahmed 28/1366 Publicity & Office Secretary OFn. Imranul Kabir Choqdhury 43/2160 Member OFn. Mamun Ahmed 11/384 Member OFn. Shahriar Akbar Chowdhury 26/1259 Member OFn. Saiful Islam Chowdhury 29/1430 Member OFn. Mahbud Bin Alam 35/1732 Member OFn. M. Fakhrul Haider 39/1940 Member OFn. A.S.M.Faizullah 40/2003 Member OFn. Md. Imrul Kayes 46/2023

Alumni[edit]

  • Mohammad Ataul Karim, Bangladeshi American scientist and Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth with expertise in electro-optical systems, optical computing, and pattern recognition.[2][3][4][5][6][7]
  • Gowher Rizvi, Rhodes Scholar, Bangladeshi historian, scholar and academic. Currently he is the International Affairs adviser to the prime minister of Bangladesh
  • Hossain Zillur Rahman, former advisor, Bangladesh Caretaker Government

References[edit]

  1. ^ M. Anwarul Haq (27 April 2008). Faujdarhat Cadet College: A Legacy of Learning. The Daily Star. Archived 30 September 2012.
  2. ^ "UMass Dartmouth appoints new provost". Umassd.edu. Retrieved 12 December 2014. 
  3. ^ "UMass Dartmouth appoints new provost". Providence Business News. Retrieved 12 December 2014. 
  4. ^ "Optics & Laser Technology Editorial Board". Elsevier. Retrieved 12 December 2014. 
  5. ^ [1][dead link]
  6. ^ "Biography of Dr. Muhammad A. Karim". Asianamerican.net. Retrieved 12 November 2012. 
  7. ^ "Star Insight". Thedailystar.net. 4 June 2011. Retrieved 12 November 2012. 

Further reading[edit]

  • Shakoor Majid, Class Seven 1978, Onnyaprakash, Dhaka, February 2008. ISBN 984-8684-72-7.(review)
  • Fakhruddin Ahmed (21 November 2008). Half a Century of Excellence. The Daily Star.
  • Mohammad Ataul Karim, A Steeplechase Story, Katskill, December 2008. ISBN 9843000029319.

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