Government Saadat College

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Govt. Saadat College, Tangail
Motto "আলোকিত মানুষ সৃষ্টি করা" (To create enlightened human being)[1]
Established 1926
Type Public, Coeducational
Chancellor Prof. Abu sayed
Academic staff 120[1]
Students 15000[1]
Location Tangail, Bangladesh
Campus Suburban, 38 acres (0.15km2)[1]

Government Saadat College (Bengali: সরকারী সা'দত কলেজ) is a public college in Bangladesh. It is often referred to as Karatia College.[citation needed] It was established in July 1926. The college is located at Karatia near the Dhaka-Tangail highway and about 7 kilometres from the Tangail district. First Principal of the college Mr. Ibrahim Khan Who is the Founder & Principal Bhuyanpur College at bhuyanpur, Tangail.Latter Name Ibrahim Khan college.


History[edit]

Main administrative building
Entrance to Saadat College

Sadat college is the first college in Bangladesh established by a Muslim zamindar.[1] It was founded by Wazed Ali Khan Panni, a zamindar and educationalist of Tangail.[citation needed] He named it after his grandfather Saadat Ali Khan Panni. The founder member of Saadat college was Principal Ibrahim Khan.[citation needed] He was the first chief executive of the college. He worked in college till 1947. The college was upgraded as a degree college in 1938.[citation needed] In Saadat college, the Honours course was commenced in 1966 and the Masters course was commenced in 1974.[citation needed] The Government of Bangladesh promulgated the Saadat college as a national university college on July 7, 1979. It has Honours programme in 16 subjects and Masters programme in 10 subjects. The college is recognised as a postgraduate college.[citation needed] it

Faculties and departments[edit]

Saadat college comprises four faculties:[citation needed]

Faculty of Arts (B.A)
Faculty of Science (B.SC)
Faculty of Social Science (B.S.S)
Faculty of Commerce (B.B.A.)

The college offers Master degree in English, Zoology, Chemistry, Mathematicsa

Facilities[edit]

Central Library

The main building of this college is surrounded within 27 acres (110,000 m2) of area. Inside the campus area there are one college auditorium, two students common room, one central library, one sports office, one B.N.CC office room, one Rover scouts office, one Mosque and one canteen available for students. There are 5 laboratories available for science faculty - (I) Physics (ii) Chemistry (iii) Math (iv) Zoology and (v) Botany. The college also has 16 seminar rooms.[citation needed]

The college library has 200 rare medieval manuscripts, including some other manuscripts written by Shahnama.[1] Since its inception, the college has been providing lodging facilities for its students.[citation needed]

Halls of residence[edit]

Wazed Ali Khan Panni Hall
Chhatrinibas Hall

There are 6 residential halls to provide housing for Saadat college students. 4 for males and 2 for females.[citation needed] The halls for male students are:

  • Wazed Ali Khan Panni Hall
  • Ebrahim Khan Hall
  • Somman Hall
  • Uttara Hall

And the halls for female students are:

  • Fazilatunnesa Hall
  • Chhatrinibas Hall

Alumni[edit]

This is a partial list of notable alumni of Government Saadat College. Entries on this list should either have an accompanying existing article link which verifies they are an alumnus, or reliable sources as footnotes against the name.

  • Bonde Ali Miah (Poet)
  • Mofakkharul Islam (Poet)
  • Dr. Ashraf Siddique (Poet and Educationalist)
  • Mr. Abdul Mannan (Politician)
  • Major General Mahmudul Hasan (Politician)
  • Shajahan Siraj (Politician)
  • Bongo Bir Abdul Kader Siddique (Politician)
  • P. C. Sorcar (Magician)
  • Dr. M. N. Huda (Educationalist and Economist)
  • Dr. Malik Khosru Chowdhury (Educationalist and Economist)
  • Dr. K. T. Hossain (Educationalist and Economist)
  • Rafik Azad (Poet)
  • Selim-Al-Din (Playwright)
  • Prof. Dr. Mahbub Sadik (Educationalist and Poet)
  • Prof. Dr. Md. Kamruzzaman (Educationalist, Scientist and Journalist)

Footnote[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f Annual college magazine (1977). "Suborno joyonti soronika" (in Bengali). Saadat College. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 24°13′12″N 89°58′35″E / 24.2200°N 89.9764°E / 24.2200; 89.9764