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Bau at a Glance

BAU at a Glance

  • Established : 18 August 1961
  • Site & Location: The University campus is situated at the western side of the old Brahmaputra river covering an area of 1200 acre, 3 kilometers away south of Mymensingh town.
  • No. of Faculties : 6, No. of Departments : 43
    • Faculty of Veterinary Science : Departments - 8
    • Faculty of Agriculture : Departments - 16
    • Faculty of Animal Husbandry: Departments - 5
    • Faculty of Agricultural Economics & Rural Sociology : Departments - 5
    • Faculty of Agricultural Engineering & Technology : Departments -5
    • Faculty of Fisheries : Departments - 5
  • No. of Teachers : 562, No. of Officers: 380
  • No. of Halls Residence : 12 (Male-9, Female-3)
  • Major Farms : 10
  • Central Library- No. of total collections: Books- 1,92,978 volume, (38,633 volume with banded publications), Total Titles 2,123, Current Journals -116, Online Journal : INASP-PERG, AGORA, HINARI OARE, including all journal of BANGLAJOL
  • No. of Passed-out Graduates : 42,137, Bachelor's Degree-25,523, M.S.-16,078, Ph.D.- 537
  • Current student's enrolment: 6,075
  • Affiliated College: Sheikh Fazilatunnesa Mujib Fisheries College, Melandah, Jamalpur.
  • Research: 262 on-going Research Projects under Bangladesh Agricultural University Research System (BAURES).
  • Extension: There are 40 Associations of Mymensingh sadar with 3 Associations of Trishal and Gouripur upazila where agricultural extension and village development activities are being carried out by the (BAUEC) Besides, Vegetables Cultivation Schemes are going on 10 Primary school, High schools, Madrashas & Orphanages under Mymensingh sadar, Trishal, Gouripur and Phulpur Thanas. 48 ideal houses habe been selected to introduce Farm Management in Agricultural Development. As many as 10,185 farmers have so far attended 36 training programs arranged by BAUEC.
  • Training: Graduate Training Institute (GTI) offered pre-service and in-service training courses including international training programs & workshops. A total of 23,855 people were trained including foundation training of University teachers & Officer.
  • Extra Curricular Activities:
    • Co-Curricular and socio-cultural programs are being conducted at Teacher-Student Centre & Shilpacharya Zainul Abedin Auditorium under the guidance of Students Affairs Division.
    • Different games and sports are being conducted by the Department of Physical Education.
    • Activities of Central Students' Union (BAUCSU) are taken care of by this division and
    • This division also supervises various cocurricular & extra-curricular activities of different Hall Students' Unions, Rover Scouts and BNCC.
  • Public Relations & Publications Office: To upholde the image of BAU Provides Media Information in mass communication, journalism, publication and photography.