Sylhet Agricultural University

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Sylhet Agricultural University
সিলেট কৃষি বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়
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Type Public agricultural
Established 1995 (1995): Sylhet Government Veterinary College (SGVC)
2006: Sylhet Agricultural University
Chancellor President Abdul Hamid
Vice-Chancellor Md. Golam Shahi Alam
Academic staff
203
Administrative staff
195
Students 2,000
Location Sylhet, Bangladesh
24°54′33″N 91°54′07″E / 24.909221°N 91.901986°E / 24.909221; 91.901986Coordinates: 24°54′33″N 91°54′07″E / 24.909221°N 91.901986°E / 24.909221; 91.901986
Colours Blue and Green
Website sau.ac.bd

Sylhet Agricultural University (Bengali: সিলেট কৃষি বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়) is a government-financed public university in Sylhet, Bangladesh.

History[edit]

Officially the Sylhet Agricultural University has started its formal 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 and Animal Science 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 "School of Life Sciences" under Shahjalal University of Science and Technology, Sylhet Bangladesh.

Sylhet Government Veterinary College, now the Faculty of Veterinary and Animal Science has so far produced nearly 400 graduates. Graduates of this university have gone on to careers or research in livestock production, up gradation, treatment, agricultural sub-systems, and the agro-based economy. They are involved in various national and international services ranging from the civil service to the RVFC (Remount Veterinary and Farm Core). Presently about 2000 undergraduate and 50 internship students are enrolled at the university.

The main goal of the university is to improve the quality and standard of higher agricultural education and to produce first rate agriculturists, agricultural scientists and technologists to meet the needs of agricultural development in Bangladesh. To achieve the objectives over 90 percent of the recurring budget and the entire development fund come from the government through the University Grants Commission (UGC).

Academic departments[edit]

Faculty of Veterinary and Animal Science[edit]

  • Departments of Anatomy and Histology

Prof. Dr. Md. Nazrul Islam, Dr. Muhammad Nazrul (Professor). Dr. Md. Saiful Islam Siddiqui (Associate Professor). Dr. Jitendronath Adhikari (Associate Professor). Dr. Md. Nazrul Islam ( Professor). Dr. Basu Deb Paul ( Assistant Professor)

  • Department of Physiology

Prof. Dr. Md. Matiar Rahman Howlader(Chairman), Dr. Shahana Begum(Associate Professor), Dr. Md. Mir Iqbal Hasan(Assistant Professor), Dr. Saiful Islam(Assistant Professor)

  • Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology
  • Department of Dairy Science

Anzuman Ara (Associate Professor & Chairman), Ferdaus Mohd. Altaf Hossain (Assistant Professor), Sudeb Saha (Assistant Professor)

  • Department of Poultry Science
  • Department of Genetics and Animal Breeding

Prof. Dr. Md. Mohan Mia, Sarwar Akram Aziz (Professor and chairman), Prof. Dr. Md. Nazmul Haque, Mohammad Ataur Rahman (Associate Prof.), Nayan Bhowmik (Assistant Professor)

  • Department of Animal Nutrition
  • Department of Livestock Production and Management
  • Department of Pathology
  • Department of Parasitology

Prof. Dr. Md. Jamal Uddin Bhuiyan, Dr. Tilak Chandra Nath ( Asst. Professor), Dr. Real Datta ( Asst. Professor).

  • Department of Microbiology and Immunology
  • Department of Public Health & Hygiene
  • Department of Medicine
  • Department of Surgery and Theriogenology (Dr. Nasrin Sultana Lucky, Surgery specialist)

Faculty of Agriculture[edit]

  • Department of Agronomy and Hawor Agriculture
  • Department of Soil Science
  • Department of Crop Botany
  • Department of Genetics and Plant Breeding
  • Department of Horticulture
  • Department of Plant Pathology and Seed Science
  • Department of Entomology
  • Department of Agricultural Extension Education
  • Department of Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering
  • Department of Agroforestry and Environmental Science
  • Department of Agricultural Chemistry
  • Department of Agronomy and Seed Science
  • Department of Language
  • Department of Tea Production and Technology

Faculty of Fisheries[edit]

  • Department of Fish Biology and Genetics (FBG)
  • Department of Aquaculture (AQ)
  • Department of Aquatic Resource Management (ARM)
  • Department of Fisheries Technology and Quality Control (FTQC)
  • Department of Coastal and Marine Fisheries (CMF)
  • Department of Fish Health Management (FHM)

Faculty of Agricultural Economics and Business Studies[edit]

  • Department of Agricultural Economics and Policy (AEP)
  • Department of Agricultural Marketing and Business Management (AMB)
  • Department of Agricultural Finance and Banking (AFB)
  • Department of Agricultural Statistics (AST)
  • Department of Agricultural and Rural Development (ARD)

Faculty of Agricultural Engineering and Technology[edit]

  • Department of Farm Power and Machinery
  • Department of Irrigation and Water Management
  • Department of Computer Science and Engineering
  • Department of Agricultural Construction and Environmental Engineering
  • Department of Food Engineering and Technology

Faculty of Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering[edit]

  • Depart

ent of Biochemistry and Chemistry

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