Sylhet Cadet College

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Sylhet Cadet College
সিলেট ক্যাডেট কলেজ
Sylhet Cadet College-Monogram.png
Location
Airport Road
Sylhet
Bangladesh
Information
Motto আলোকের অভিসারী (Follower of Light)
Established 1978 (1978)
Opened 1978
School board Sylhet Education Board
Area 52.37 acres (211,900 m2)
Colour(s) Violet
Sports Football, cricket, basketball, volleyball, hockey, athletics
Website

Sylhet Cadet College (Bengali: সিলেট ক্যাডেট কলেজ) is a military high school for boys (Grade VII - XII) situated 7 km north to Sylhet divisional City, east to the Osmani Air Port Road, beside Parjatan hotel of Sylhet.

History[edit]

When Bangladesh (as East Pakistan) was part of Pakistan, Pakistan Army established some cadet colleges in West Pakistan (now Pakistan) and 4 cadet colleges in East Pakistan (now Bangladesh) in the form of British Public Schools Act 1868. After the liberation war, Bangladesh Army established eight more cadet colleges (among them Mymensingh Girls Cadet College 1983, Joypurhat Girls Cadet College 2006, Feni Girls Cadet College 2006 had been established for girls). Sylhet Cadet College is the first cadet college established after the liberation War of Bangladesh in 1971. It was established in Pakistan as a model school in 1969. In 1974, it was modified and converted to a model college. Bangladesh Army modified this model college and converted it to a cadet college in 1978. In 1979, An admission test took place for selecting the students from model college to keep them in this new modified Cadet College. First, second and third batch of this new cadet college was from the model college, and in the same year 4th Batch was taken as fresh cadets. First Batch passed the college in 1982 and first intake, i.e. fourth batch, passed in 1985. And from that time, an admission test started taking place every year to admit new cadets in class seven.

Infrastructure[edit]

House: The three houses are on the same building. On the ground floor there is Titumir House,on 1st floor Hazrat Shahjalal(R:) house and on the 2nd floor is the Surma house. There are 34 rooms in each house in 3 different blocks. Each House has 31 rooms for the living of cadets. The remaining rooms are reserved for House Office, House Store, and Duty Master's Room in case of Titumir House And mobile room for other two houses.

Dining hall A large dining space for the cadets, located just beside the house. The dining hall is named Birsrestho Matiur Rahman dining hall.

Hospital Birsrestho Nur Mohammad hospital is situated on South-eastern corner of the college adjacent to the Athletics Ground. It is a single-story building. Cadets including other members of the college can report to the hospital in case of sickness or an injury. A Captain/Major of Bangladesh Army is usually in charge of the hospital.

Auditorium A large auditorium is there adjacent to the academic block. The auditorium is named after Birshrestho Mostofa Kamal. All the competitions,cultural shows and Assembly are held here.

Houses[edit]

House Named after Motto Logo Colour Floor
Hazrat Shahjalal House Hazrat Shahjalal অন্ধকার হতে বেরিয়ে এসো (Come out from darkness) Pigeon      Red 1st floor
Titumir House Mir Nisar Ali Titumir আমরা আত্মসমর্পণ জানি না (We don't know how to surrender) Lion      Blue Ground floor
Surma House Surma River শিক্ষা, শান্তি, শক্তি (Education, Peace, Strength) Royal Bengal Tiger      Green 2nd floor

Academics[edit]

Sylhet Cadet College has been providing great academic support to the cadets to make them a perfect man for the service of the nation. Recently SCC has made a brilliant result in Secondary School Certificate (SSC) examination, 2007 (28th) and 2010 (31st). They all achieved GPA 5.00. The academic performance of SCC is always on the increase. The result of SCC has always been best in Sylhet Education Board.

Administration[edit]

Administration of this college is run by Principal (Lt. Colonel/Colonel or equivalent defense official or professor of Cadet College), Vice principal (professor of Cadet College), Adjutant (Major or equivalent defense official), Medical Officer (Captain/Major or equivalent defense official) and three House Masters (Associate professor of Cadet College). Current Administration:(last updated July 2016) Principal: Captain M. Saifur Rahman, TAS, BCGM, PSC, BN (Ex-Cadet of 8th batch, SCC) Adjutant: Major Kawser Bin Amin (Ex-Cadet of 24th batch, SCC) Medical Officer: Captain Imrul Kayes Shakil (Ex-Cadet of 25th batch, SCC)

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Coordinates: 24°56′51″N 91°52′13″E / 24.947405°N 91.870139°E / 24.947405; 91.870139