Sylhet Agricultural University
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সিলেট কৃষি বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়
|Type||Public Agricultural science|
|Established||1995: Sylhet Government Veterinary College (SGVC)|
2006: Sylhet Agricultural University
|Chancellor||President Abdul Hamid|
|Vice-Chancellor||Professor Dr. Md. Matiar Rahman Howlader|
|Colours||Blue and green|
Sylhet Agricultural University started its function on 2 November 2006 following issuance of a notification by the Government as per requirement of the "Sylhet Agricultural University Act 2006" which was passed in the National Parliament on 3 October 2006. In fact, the faculty of Veterinary, Animal and Biomedical Sciences has come into being through the up-gradation of Sylhet Government Veterinary College (SGVC). The SGVC was established in 1995 and had been functioning as a "School of Life Sciences" under Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST), Sylhet Bangladesh.
Presently 2501 (honors, masters and PhS) students are enrolled at the university.
Over 90 percent of the recurring budget and the entire development fund come from the government through the University Grants Commission (UGC).
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