Kumudini College

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Kumudini Govt. College, Tangail
কুমুদিনী সরকারী কলেজ, টাংগাইল
Type Public
Established 1943
Principal Professor Sharifa Razia
Academic staff
156
Administrative staff
120
Students 23000
Location Tangail, Bangladesh
24°15′27″N 89°55′26″E / 24.2575°N 89.9239°E / 24.2575; 89.9239Coordinates: 24°15′27″N 89°55′26″E / 24.2575°N 89.9239°E / 24.2575; 89.9239
Campus Urban
Website http://www.kgc.ac.bd/

Kumudini Government College (Bengali: কুমুদিনী সরকারী কলেজ), also called Kumudini Mohila College, located in Tangail, is a women's college affiliated with Bangladesh National University.[1] The college was established in 1943 by Ranada Prasad Saha, a businessman and philanthropist, became affiliated with the University of Calcutta in 1944,[2] and was nationalized in 1979.[3] Until 1959 when Muminunnisa Mohila College was established in Mymensingh, it was the only women's college in East Pakistan.[4]

Programmes[edit]

The college offers higher secondary and degree programmes as well as post-secondary Honours and Masters programmes.[3] The college also arranges cultural, literary and sports programmes for its students.[citation needed]

Famous alumnae[edit]

Well-known alumnae of Kumudini college include:

References[edit]

  1. ^ "National University Affiliated College List" (PDF). Retrieved 13 December 2012. 
  2. ^ Chakraborty, Rachana (2012). "University of Calcutta". In Islam, Sirajul; Jamal, Ahmed A. Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh. 
  3. ^ a b Asaduzzaman, Md (2012). "Kumundi College". In Islam, Sirajul; Jamal, Ahmed A. Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh. 
  4. ^ Aminul Islam (11 November 2006). "Muminunnisa Mohila College: Enlightening women for decades". Star Insight. 1 (10). 

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