Jahangirnagar University

World University Rankings 2024
Impact Rankings 2024
Asia University Rankings 2024
Savar, Dhaka, 1342, Bangladesh

About Jahangirnagar University

Jahangirnagar University is a public research institution located in Savar, Dhaka, Bangladesh. It was established in 1970, by the Jahangirnagar Muslim University Ordinance of the Pakistani Government. After Bangladesh gained independence, the university was reconstituted as Jahangirnagar University in 1971, under the Jahangirnagar University Act of 1973.

Jahangirnagar University provides a wide range of undergraduate and graduate programmes under its six faculties: mathematical and physical sciences, social sciences, arts and humanities, biological sciences, business studies, and law.

The university is home to several research institutes, including the Institute of Business Administration, the Institute of Information Technology, the Institute of Remote Sensing and GIS, and the Bangabandhu Institute of Comparative Literature and Culture.

Jahangirnagar University reserves about 50 per cent of its spaces for female students, making it the only university in Bangladesh with such a provision.

The university has a Teachers-Student Centre serving as a hub for various cultural activities, seminars, and meetings. The Zahir Raihan Auditorium, named after a renowned Bangladeshi novelist and filmmaker, hosts cultural events, international conferences, and drama performances.

With a history spanning over five decades, Jahangirnagar University has produced many notable alumni who have excelled in diverse fields, including the arts, science, politics, and sports. Its contributions to research and academic excellence have earned it accreditation from the Association of Commonwealth Universities and affiliation with the University Grants Commission (UGC).

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Key statistics

  • 49 : 51
    Student Ratio of Females to Males
  • 0%
    Percentage of International Students
  • 17.3
    No. of students per staff
  • 32%
    Proportion of ISR Publication
  • 12,649
    Number of FTE Students
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Subjects taught at Jahangirnagar University

  • Physical sciences

    • Physics & Astronomy
    • Chemistry
    • Geology, Environmental, Earth & Marine Sciences
    • Mathematics & Statistics
  • Social sciences

    • Politics & International Studies (incl Development Studies)
    • Communication & Media Studies
    • Geography
    • Sociology
  • Law

    • Law
  • Arts & humanities

    • Languages, Literature & Linguistics
    • Archaeology
    • History, Philosophy & Theology
    • Art, Performing Arts & Design
  • Computer science

    • Computer Science
  • Clinical, pre-clinical & health

    • Other Health
  • Business & economics

    • Economics & Econometrics
    • Business & Management
    • Accounting & Finance
  • Life sciences

    • Biological Sciences