Wakil Ahmed

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Wakil Ahmed
ওয়াকিল আহমদ
Vice-chancellor of Bangladesh National University
In office
21 July 2005 – 26 December 2007
Preceded byAftab Ahmed
Succeeded bySyed Rashedul Hasan (in-charge)
Personal details
AwardsEkushey Padak

Wakil Ahmed is a Bangladeshi academic who served as the vice-chancellor of Bangladesh National University from July 2005 until December 2007. He is the former president of the Bangla Academy and the Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.[1][2] He was awarded Ekushey Padak in 2004 by the Government of Bangladesh for his research contribution.[3]


Ahmed was appointed as the vice-chancellor of Bangladesh National University in July 2005. In December 2007, he was removed from the office.[4][5]

As of 2010, Ahmed served as a supernumerary professor of the Department of Bangla at the University of Dhaka.[6]


  1. ^ "Dedicate yourselves to welfare of people". The Daily Star. January 17, 1998. Retrieved June 22, 2016.
  2. ^ "Read more books, develop habit of study : PM tells Ekushey Book Fair inaugural ceremony". The Daily Star. February 2, 2006. Retrieved June 22, 2016.
  3. ^ একুশে পদকপ্রাপ্ত সুধীবৃন্দ (in Bengali). Government of Bangladesh. Retrieved June 20, 2016.
  4. ^ "NU VC removed". The Daily Star. December 27, 2007. Retrieved June 22, 2016.
  5. ^ বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়ের ভাইস-চ্যান্সেলর মহোদয়গণের তালিকা ও কার্যকাল (in Bengali). National University Bangladesh. Retrieved June 22, 2016.
  6. ^ Elita Karim (January 29, 2010). "Decoding the Rhyme". The Daily Star. Retrieved June 22, 2016.