Viqarunnisa Noon College

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Viqarunnisa Noon College is a center for higher secondary education in Bailey Road, Dhaka, Bangladesh. It was established in 1978.[1] The college took the first place in the combined merit list of the Higher Secondary Certificate examinations and seven times in twelve years between 1994 and 2006. It is named after the Austrian Pakistani social worker, Viqar un Nisa Noon (also wife of Feroz Khan Noon, the 7th Prime Minister of Pakistan).


established in 1952 at Baily Road, Dhaka by Viquarunnesa Noon, wife of Firoz Khan Noon, the Governor of East Pakistan. It started as a preparatory school with only a few children. But it expanded very soon to a high school and in 1956, prepared students for Senior Cambridge Examination.

The school earned reputation for quality education and excellent results in public examinations. In 1978, it started a college section with higher secondary courses. Under excessive pressure of new admission, the school had to gradually introduce multiple sections, afternoon shifts, and in 1995, a new branch at Dhanmondi. Recently added Azimpur and Basundhara branch. Its main campus is spread over about 6 acres of land. It conducts education in both English and Bengali media in humanities, science and commerce programmes. The school is for girls only and in 1999, had 11,000 students, of whom 2,000 were in the college section. It had 212 teachers, of whom 15 were men. The students of the school take active part in cultural programmes, debates and sports.

About the College[edit]

Students from different areas of Bangladesh and students of all branches of Viqarunnisa Noon School are admitted to Viqarunninsa Noon College. It also takes part in textbooks by its teaching staff.

The college comprises with three courses:

  • Arts
  • Science and
  • Commerce

Besides Studies student can take part in different types of extra curricular activities.There are four major clubs in Viqarunnisa Noon School and College:

  • Debate Club
  • Science club
  • Language Club
  • Environment Club
  • Photography Club

These clubs arranges different collaborative events where students of different Schools and colleges can take part. It helps students to make new friends and helps the students to show their potentials.

The college also arranges different cultural programs on different occasions where students can take part to show their talent. Such as; Pohela Boishakh, International Mother Language Day etc. Beside these students also participate in parade and display held in national stadium on Independence Day.


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Coordinates: 23°44′32″N 90°24′26″E / 23.7422°N 90.4071°E / 23.7422; 90.4071