Carmichael College

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Carmichael College
Logo of Carmichael College, Rangpur.svg
Logo of Carmichael College
Type Government university college
Established 1916 (1916)
Principal Md. Abdul Latif Miah[1]
Location Lalbag, Rangpur, Bangladesh
Campus Urban
Affiliations National University
Sports Football, cricket
Website ccr.gov.bd

Carmichael College[2] is an educational institution in Rangpur, Bangladesh. It was established on 10 November 1916 and was named after Thomas David Baron Carmichael of Skirling.[3]

The college is situated in Lalbag, 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) 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.

Shahid minar, Carmichel College, Rangpur

History[edit]

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 kilometres (2.5 mi) 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.

From the beginning the college was under Calcutta University. It is then nationalized on 1 July 1963. Then in 1992, it came under Bangladesh National University.[4]

Academics[edit]

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

Students[edit]

  • Eleventh Science:300
  • Eleventh Arts:300
  • Eleventh commerce:300
  • First year(HON'S):3230
  • Masters(1st phase):6000(regular+private)
  • Masters(Final phase):6000(regular+private) [5]

Admission[edit]

The admission rule of Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education and National University, Bangladesh is strictly followed by the college. Eligible students are selected according to the result of Secondary School Certificate examination and Higher Secondary Examination by Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education and National University, Bangladesh.

Campus[edit]

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.

Department and subject[edit]

Higher Secondary[edit]

  • Science
  • Arts
  • Commerce

Hon's and Masters[edit]

[6]

01. Bengali

02. English

03. Arabic & Islamic Studies

04. Urdu

05. History

06. Islamic History & Culture

07. Philosophy

08. Political Science

09. Sociology

10. Economics

11. Marketing

12. Finance & Banking

13. Accounting

14. Management

15. Physics

16. Chemistry

17. Mathematics

18. Botany

19. Zoology

Notable alumni[edit]

Nigella tree, carmichel college, Rangpur

References[edit]

Further reading[edit]

Coordinates: 25°43′08″N 89°15′18″E / 25.7188°N 89.2550°E / 25.7188; 89.2550