Government Azizul Haque College

Coordinates: 24°50′47″N 89°21′24″E / 24.8464°N 89.3566°E / 24.8464; 89.3566
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Govt. Azizul Haque College, Bogura
সরকারি আজিজুল হক কলেজ,বগুড়া
New campus of Govt. Azizul Haque College
PrincipalProfessor Md. Shahjahan Ali (3rd grade) (2018 - present)
Academic staff
Administrative staff
24°50′47″N 89°21′24″E / 24.8464°N 89.3566°E / 24.8464; 89.3566
CampusUrban, 63 acres
The old campus

Government Azizul Haque College in Bogura is a higher secondary school and college under the National University of Bangladesh. It is one of the largest educational institutions in Bangladesh's northern region.[1]


The college was established in July 1939.[2] It was named after Sir Azizul Haque, who was vice chancellor of Calcutta University at the time. M. M. Mukherjee was the first principal.

The college organised its first classes at Subil Free Primary School in the north side of Bogra town. Later it was transferred to Fulbari Bottola. It was initially only one small straw-shaded room. Marhum Moyen Uddin Pramanik and Marhum Rasidullah Sardar of Fulbari donated land to build the college.

In 1941 the college was sanctioned by Calcutta University with the efforts of Sir Azizul Haque, who was Education Minister of Non-Separated Bangal. In 1968 the college was recognized as a government college. The college has two residences. The original 4 acres (0.016 km2) of land is now known as the Old Residence of Azizul Haque College. Only higher secondary classes are administered there. In 1962, through the efforts of Habibur Rahaman (previous Education Minister of the Pakistani government) a new building was established on 55 acres (0.22 km2) of land. This part of the college is known as the New Residence of Govt. Azizul Haque College.


The old residence of the college has classrooms, four laboratories, a highly developed computer lab, a library, office rooms, common rooms for girls, five buildings including a two-storey mosque, a play ground, and a three-storey residential building for male students named Fakhruddin Ahmed Hall. It is use for the student of hsc(higher secondary class) and it is the best hsc college of the city. The new residence of the college has a three-storey building for the arts and commerce group, a three-storey building for the science group, a two-storey library, a 2,500-seat auditorium, a two-storey administration building, a student parliament building, a rover scout building, laboratories, a two-storey mosque, a playground, cafeteria, post office, bank, teachers club, tennis ground, a conference room for teachers, three residential buildings for male students (Shahid Titumir Hall, Sher-E-Bangla Hall, and Akhtar Ali Moon Hall), and one residential building for female students (Begum Rokeya Hall).


Degree, Honors, and Masters classes are administered. The college offers 23 courses at the graduate level and 23 courses at the postgraduate level.[1] Postgraduate diplomas in Information and Communication Technology (PGD in ICT) and Foreign Language Learning Courses are available.

Notable faculty[edit]

Notable faculty members of the university has included the linguist Muhammad Shahidullah and Bengali author, academician, scholar and linguist Syed Mujtaba Ali.


  1. ^ a b Bilu, Hasibur Rahman (1 February 2012). "Bogra Azizul Haque college beset with manifold problems". The Daily Star.
  2. ^ Ullah, AKM Salamat (2012). "Azizul Haque College". In Islam, Sirajul; Jamal, Ahmed A (eds.). Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.

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