Dhaka Commerce College

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Dhaka Commerce College
ঢাকা কমার্স কলেজ
outside view of Dhaka Commerce College campus.
outside view of Dhaka Commerce College campus.
Motto Assiduous, Diligent, Devoted, Creative
Type Private, coeducational
Established 1989 (1989)
Founder Kazi Md. Nurul Islam Faruky
Chairman Shafiq Ahmed Siddique
Principal Md. Abu Sayed
Academic staff
112
Students 6,600
Location Dhaka, Bangladesh
23°48′23″N 90°21′08″E / 23.806389°N 90.352222°E / 23.806389; 90.352222Coordinates: 23°48′23″N 90°21′08″E / 23.806389°N 90.352222°E / 23.806389; 90.352222
Campus Urban, 05 ha
Language Bengali and English Medium
Colors          Aero and Navy Blue
Sports Football, cricket, volleyball, table tennis, badminton
Website dcc.edu.bd

Dhaka Commerce College (Bengali: ঢাকা কমার্স কলেজ) is a master's level college in Mirpur, Dhaka, Bangladesh. Established in 1989, it was the first college in Dhaka city to specialise in commerce.[1] Students receive education both in Bangla and English medium. The main founder of this college is professor Kazi Nurul Islam Faruky.

The chairman of the college is professor Shafiq Ahmed Siddique.[2]


History[edit]

When Dhaka Commerce College began, in 1989, it offered Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) classes and pass level Bachelor of Commerce courses. Honours and masters courses under National University were added starting with the 1994–95 academic year. A four-year Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) professional course was added in the 1997–98 session.[3]

Academics[edit]

The college educates from HSC level to post graduate level. There are ten departments in the college. Course offering include the Higher Secondary course and a broad range of postgraduate courses in accounting, economics, English, finance, management, and statistics.[citation needed]

Departments[edit]

  • Department of Accounting
  • Department of Bengali
  • Department of Commercial Geography
  • Department of Economics
  • Department of English
  • Department of Finance
  • Department of Management Studies
  • Department of Marketing
  • Department of Secretarial and Office Management
  • Department of Statistics and Computer

Performance[edit]

Principal Kazi Md. Nurul Islam Faruky, honorary professor and founder of Dhaka Commerce College, is receiving crest and certificate on behalf of the college from the Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina as the best college in the education week 1996.
DCC Founder receiving crest and certificate on behalf of the college from the Education Minister M. Osman Faruk for becoming the best college for the second time in the education week 2002.

After its founding, it soon became known for its strict rules and regulations. The students call it Dhaka Central Cell. From its beginning it has been maintaining high quality standards. It got the medal of best college in two times 1996 and 2002.[4][5]

Since it began, Dhaka Commerce College was placed in the top 10 colleges in the country in terms of HSC results. The National University (NU) listed Dhaka Commerce College in top five colleges as the best among 685 in the country for their outstanding performances.[6] Dhaka Commerce College's results in the Dhaka Board for Higher Secondary Certificate level examinations are:[7]

Year Number of examinees Number of pass Got GPA-5 Position in Dhaka Board Ref.
2003 847 842
2004 897 895 53
2005 904 904 71 1st position [8]
2006 1437 1436 227 6th position
2007 1505 1500 224 7th position
2008 1924 1923 518 4th position
2009 1815 1814 409 5th position
2010 2026 2022 423
2011 2043 2042 831
2012 2446 2443 1155
2013 1940 1930 871

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