Comilla Victoria Government College

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Comilla Victoria Government University College
কুমিল্লা ভিক্টোরিয়া সরকারি বিশ্ববিদ্যালয় কলেজ, কুমিল্লা
Comilla Victoria College Logo.png
Victoria College logo
Type Public
Established 1899 (1899)
Academic affiliation
Bangladesh National University
Principal Professor Abu Taher
Academic staff
125
Administrative staff
220 (approximately)
Students 29,900 (approximately)
Location Comilla, Bangladesh
Campus Urban
Website cvgc.edu.bd
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Comilla Victoria Government College (Bengali: কুমিল্লা ভিক্টোরিয়া সরকারি কলেজ) is a college in Comilla, Bangladesh. It is one of the oldest and renowned colleges in Comilla as well as in Chittagong division. The college is located on 29 acres of land including its intermediate and honors section.[1]

History[edit]

Prof. Fazlul Karim was the first Muslim teacher of this college in 1937. He later became the Vice Prinncipal of the college in 1958 until his retirement in 1972 when the college was made a government college.

Academics[edit]

At present, the college has 15,000 students and 147 teachers, of whom 36 are women.

Freedom fighters[edit]

Many students of Comilla Victoria College joined the Bangladesh liberation war in 1971.[2] A memorial has been built inside the campus commemorating the sublime contribution of these freedom fighters.

Housing[edit]

Comilla Victoria College has five dormitories: four for boys and one for girls. About 1,000 students reside in these dormitories.

Notable alumni[edit]

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Glorious 110 years of Comilla Victoria College". The Daily Star. 22 December 2009. Retrieved 21 January 2014. 
  2. ^ Bhuiyan, Golam Kibria (2012). "Comilla Victoria College". In Islam, Sirajul; Jamal, Ahmed A. Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh. 
  3. ^ Personal page
  4. ^ http://164.100.47.192/loksabha/writereaddata/biodata_1_12/2601.htm
  5. ^ Islam, Sirajul (2012). "Guha, Ajit Kumar". In Islam, Sirajul; Chakraborty, Gopika Ranjan. Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh. 
  6. ^ "একুশে পদকপ্রাপ্ত সুধীবৃন্দ" (in Bengali). Government of Bangladesh. Retrieved 24 July 2016. 
  7. ^ Fayza Haq (July 23, 2010). "A Man for All Seasons". The Daily Star. Retrieved March 14, 2016. 
  8. ^ a b "PM distributes Ekushey Padak". News from Bangladesh. 20 February 2005. Retrieved 3 February 2016. 
  9. ^ East Pakistan (Pakistan) (1956). Statistical Abstract for East Pakistan, Volume 3. Provincial Statistical Board and Bureau of Commercial and Industrial Intelligence. p. 61. Retrieved 3 February 2016. 

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Coordinates: 23°27′35″N 91°10′56″E / 23.4598°N 91.1823°E / 23.4598; 91.1823