Logo of Carmichael College
|Type||Government university college|
|Location||Lalbag, Rangpur, Bangladesh|
The college is situated in Lalbag, 4 km to the south from zero point of the Rangpur town. Having an area of 900 bighas (298 acres), it is the largest college of Bangladesh.
To create higher education opportunity in Rangpur region, the then local landlords (zamindars), including Gopal Lal Roy Bahadur, Mohimaranjan Roy, and Babu Monidra Chandra Roy, took initiative to set up a college. Local people also came forward to help them. Finally the college was established at Lalbag, 4 km to the south from zero point of the town. The first Governor of Bengal Lord T.D.G. Carmicheal inaugurated the college in 1916 and it was named after him.
More than 25000 students in HSC, Honors and Masters levels are currently studying in this college. The HSC education is controlled by Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Dinajpur when 18 Honors and Masters subjects are taught according to the guidance of Bangladesh National University
Having a huge area of 298 acre, the college campus is adorned with academic buildings, tree orchards, ponds and other infrastructures. There are a number of magnificent buildings in the college. These buildings are as old as the college itself. A big library, Shaheed Minar commemorating the martyrs of language movement in 1952, Liberation war monument, a beautiful mosques and a gymnasium are also in the campus.
There are seven residential halls for male and female students in the college that can accommodate one thousand students in total, an amount not enough for its huge number of 24000 students.
- Male residential halls: G.L. Hall, Osmani Hall, CM Hall, KB Hall
- Female residential halls: Taposi Rabeya Hall, Begum Rokeya Hall, Jahanara Imam Hall
- Jahanara Imam
- Hossain Muhammad Ershad
- Rebati Mohan Dutta Choudhury
- Anisul Hoque
- Asaduzzaman Noor
- Nasir Hossain
- Abu Sadat Mohammad Sayem