Carmichael College

Coordinates: 25°43′08″N 89°15′18″E / 25.7188°N 89.2550°E / 25.7188; 89.2550
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Carmichael College
কারমাইকেল কলেজ
Established10 November, 1916 (10 November, 1916)
Academic affiliations
National University
PrincipalProfessor Dr. Md. Amzad Hossain [1]
Location, ,
CampusUrban, 298 acres (121 ha)

Carmichael College[2] is an educational institution in Rangpur, Bangladesh. It was established on 10 November 1916 and was named after Thomas David Baron Carmichael of Skirling.[3]

The college is situated in Lalbag, 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) to the south from zero point of the Rangpur town. Having an area of 900 bighas (298 acres), it is the largest college of Bangladesh.

Shahid minar, Carmichel College, Rangpur


To create higher education opportunity in Rangpur region, the then local landlords (zamindars), including Abdul Aziz Choudhury, Gopal Lal Roy Bahadur, Mohimaranjan Roy, and Babu Monidra Chandra Roy, took initiative to set up a college. Local people also came forward to help them. Finally, the college was established at Lalbag, 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) to the south from zero point of the town. The first Governor of Bengal, Lord T.D.G. Carmicheal, inaugurated the college in 1916 and it was named after him.

From the beginning the college was under Calcutta University. It is then nationalized on 1 July 1963. Then in 1992, it came under Bangladesh National University.[4]


More than 25,000 students in HSC, Honors and Masters levels are currently studying in this college. The HSC education is controlled by Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Dinajpur when 18 Honors and Masters subjects are taught according to the guidance of Bangladesh National University


  • Eleventh Science: 300
  • Eleventh Arts: 300
  • Eleventh commerce: 300
  • First year (Honors): 3230
  • Masters (1st phase): 6000 (regular+private)
  • Masters (final phase): 6000 (regular+private)[5]
Administrative building


The admission rule of Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education and National University, Bangladesh is strictly followed by the college. Eligible students are selected according to the result of Secondary School Certificate examination and Higher Secondary Examination by Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education and National University, Bangladesh.


Having a huge area of 298 acre, the college campus is adorned with academic buildings, tree orchards, ponds and other infrastructures. There are a number of magnificent buildings in the college. These buildings are as old as the college itself. A big library, Shaheed Minar commemorating the martyrs of language movement in 1952, Liberation war monument, a beautiful mosques and a gymnasium are also in the campus.

Department and subject[edit]

Higher Secondary[edit]

  • Science
  • Arts
  • Commerce

Hon's and Masters[edit]

  1. Bengali
  2. English
  3. Arabic & Islamic Studies
  4. Urdu
  5. History
  6. Islamic History & Culture
  7. Philosophy
  8. Political Science
  9. Sociology
  10. Economics
  11. Marketing
  12. Finance & Banking
  13. Accounting
  14. Management
  15. Physics
  16. Chemistry
  17. Mathematics
  18. Botany
  19. Zoology


Notable alumni[edit]

Nigella tree, carmichel college, Rangpur



  1. ^
  2. ^ "Website". Archived from the original on 2015-05-21. Retrieved 2020-07-14.
  3. ^ Maniruzzaman, Muhammad (2012). "Carmichael College, Rangpur". In Islam, Sirajul; Jamal, Ahmed A. (eds.). Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.
  4. ^ A brief documentary on Carmichael College Rangpur
  5. ^ "At a galnce". Carmichael College Rangpur (in Bengali). Archived from the original on 2021-06-06. Retrieved 2017-06-19.
  6. ^ "Subject Information [Year of Establishment and Seat Capacity]".
  7. ^ কেউ মনে রাখেনি রাউফুন বসুনিয়াকে [No one remembered Raufun Basuniya]. Kaler Kantho (in Bengali). 13 February 2012.

Further reading[edit]

25°43′08″N 89°15′18″E / 25.7188°N 89.2550°E / 25.7188; 89.2550