Bangladesh Air Force Shaheen College

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B A F Shaheen College
বি এ এফ শাহীন কলেজ
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Information
Type Privatized
Primary, Secondary, Higher Secondary, Undergraduate
Established 1960 (1960)
Enrollment 10,000+
Website

Bangladesh Air Force Shaheen College, or BAF Shaheen College, is a privatised educational institution run by the Bangladesh Air Force in different airbases around Bangladesh. It has the largest primary, secondary and higher secondary student population in Bangladesh.

Campuses[edit]

There are six Shaheen colleges and a Shaheen English medium school is operated by the Bangladesh Air Force situated near airbases around Bangladesh;

BAF Shaheen College Dhaka[edit]

The college was established on 1 March 1960 as Shaheen School (English Medium). Bangla Medium was introduced from 1967, in parallel with English Medium. Shaheen High School was renamed as B A F Shaheen College, Dhaka for opening Intermediate Level from 1977. Degree pass courses were opened in 1990. Since then the college has been functioning as a Degree College. The college has classes from KG to H.S.C as per the regulations of DG, Secondary and Higher Education, Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (BISE), Dhaka.

The college is co-educational. There are 6000 students and 125 teaching staff. An English Version curriculum has been introduced in one section each of the classes from KG to V from 2006 as per NCTB, along with the existing Bangla Medium.[1]

Administration[edit]

There are four parts to the institution,

  • Primary and secondary Bangla and English version school (pre-school to year 12)
  • College (year 11 and 12)
  • Undergraduate program

Each section is independent and has separate facilities and faculties. The sections are administered under their own vice principals (education) supervised by the principal. Disciplinary administration is controlled by an adjutant, with comparable salary and privileges of a vice principal. From a purely administrative point of view, the adjutant has the office of the vice principal.

Faculty[edit]

  • Principal – Group Captain Mohammadd Mahbub Jahan Khan, PSC
  • Vice Principal (College) – Atiya Siraz
  • Vice Principal (School) – Lilu Bilkis Banu
  • Adjutant – Squadron Leader Md. Abul Kalam Azad

Programmes[edit]

The Bangla Medium School awards the nationally recognised Secondary School Certification (comparable to year 10 graduation). Similarly the College Section awards the Higher Secondary Certification (comparable to year 12 graduation). Like the Bangla medium section, English version awards the nationally recognised Secondary School Certification (comparable to year 10 graduation). The undergraduate programme leads to a first degree with honours in general sciences, commerce, the arts or social sciences. All degree programmes are recognised by the National University.

BAF Shaheen College, Kurmitola[edit]

BAF Shaheen College, Kurmitola

BAF Shaheen College Kurmitola was established in 1972 as 'BAF High School'. The school was renamed as 'BAF Shaheen School' in 1980. Higher Secondary School Certificate course was introduced in the school from 1982 and then it was named as 'BAF Shaheen School and College'. In 1986 it was again renamed as 'BAF Shaheen College Kurmitola'. Students are taught from KG to XII classes in a coeducation environment.[2]

"Education, Restraint and Discipline" is the school motto. There are 55 sections from KG to XII classes. An English Medium curriculum has been introduced in one section each of the classes from KG to V from the academic session 2006 as per NCTB along with the existing Bangla Medium. The college has 4,500 students, and 120 teaching and 29 non-teaching staff. The college is managed by the Bangladesh Air Force.

About 4,500 students study there in 72 sections. BAF Shaheen College Kurmitola has both Bangla medium and English Version school and college. There is a Science Group, Business Study Group, Arts Group, a Library, debating club, Girls Guide, Quiz Club, B.N.C.C. unit along with different cultural houses.

  • Principal: Group Captain Sheikh Md. Abul Kashem
  • Vice principal: Mirza Golum Hossain
  • College adjutant: Mazharul Islam

BAF Shaheen College Shamshernagar[edit]

BAF Shaheen College Shamshernagar is a glorious and traditional institute in the country.It was established in 2011 with 1000 students in 6 classes from KG to class VI. The school opened a new class every year up to XII in 2013. The school has preliminary permission from the education board in Sylhet to run the education activities of classes VI to XII. It is now a College. About 2118 students study there in 48 sections. BAF Shaheen College Shamshernagar is a Bangla medium school and college. There is a Science Group, Business Study Group, Arts Group, a Library, Debating club, Programming Club, English Language Club, Girls Guide, Quiz Club, B.N.C.C. unit.The aim of this college is to build students as educated, honest, healthy, patriot and ideal citizens side by side with their studies. “Education-perseverance-Discipline” is the motto of this college.

BAF Shaheen College Chittagong[edit]

BAF Shaheen College Chittagong is a glorious and traditional institute in the country. It was established in 1978 by Bangladesh Air Force as per the rules and regulations of Ministry of Education of the Government of People’s Republic of Bangladesh and Secondary Education Board Chittagong. This school was upgraded to Higher Secondary from the session 1985–86. From the year 2006 English curriculum under NCTB has been introduced as one section each of the classes from II to V along with the existing Bangla curriculum. The aim of this college is to build students as educated, honest, healthy, patriot and ideal citizens side by side with their studies. “Education-perseverance-Discipline” is the motto of this college.

BAF Shaheen College Jessore[edit]

Before the war of independence, there was neither any air base nor any educational institution at this place. After the liberation, the foundation of the then Satadal School was laid on 26 January 1976. Then it had only two tinshed buildings. With the passage of time, the school assumed the shape of BAF Shaheen School in 1979. In 1984, it was converted to a college and in 1986 it obtained permission for an exam centre.

The college has three buildings of area 9.51-acre (38,500 m2), with 33 sections from class KG to XII. From 2006, English Medium curriculum has been introduced in one section each of the classes from KG to V in addition to the existing Bangla Medium curriculum as per NCTB. The college received Best College Award in the National Education Week in 2001.

BAF Shaheen College PaharKanchanPur (PKP)[edit]

BAF Shaheen School, PKP began in 1997 with 51 students in 3 classes from KG to class II. The school opened a new class every year up to class VIII in 2003. The school has preliminary permission from the education board in Dhaka to run the education activities of classes VI to VIII. It is now a junior secondary school.

BAF Shaheen English Medium School,Dhaka (SEMS)[edit]

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

3.BAF Shaheen College Shamshernagar

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 23°49′44″N 90°24′09″E / 23.8288°N 90.4025°E / 23.8288; 90.4025