Sylhet Agricultural University

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Sylhet Agricultural University
সিলেট কৃষি বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়
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TypePublic Agricultural University
Established1995 (1995): Sylhet Government Veterinary College (SGVC)
2006: Sylhet Agricultural University
ChancellorPresident Abdul Hamid
Vice-ChancellorProfessor Dr. Md. Matiar Rahman Howlader
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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
ColoursBlue and green

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


Sylhet Agricultural University started its function on 2 November 2006 following the issuance of a notification by the Government as per the 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 (honours, masters and PhD) 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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