Welcome to Department of Economics
The Department of Economics has always been one of the pioneer departments in the history of Rajshahi College. The history of this department commenced in 1878 when an F.A. (undergraduate degree) programme in economics opened under the name of â€˜Economics and Political Philosophyâ€™. Thereafter, in the early 1913 economics was initiated as a subject in B.A. degree (pass) course under affiliation of the then Calcutta University. It is notable that an eminent economist Mr. Kausiki Nath Bhattacharyya served the college during that tenure. In 1936 Department of Economics came into being as a full-fledged Honours Course under the same affiliation. After separation of Indo-Pak Subcontinent in 1947 it found its new affiliation under Dhaka University. Again in 1953, when Rajshahi University started its activities, the department was being regulated by the University of Rajshahi. Master of Social Science (MSS) in Economics was started under affiliation of National University of Bangladesh in1993. At present the Department has 13 Teachers specialized in a range of areas of economic interests. About 1600 students are studying in Honours and Masters Courses in different stages. A good number of students study Economics at intermediate level.
The students of the Department have the privilege to use both the central library and the Seminar library of the Department. Classes of this department are well-equipped with multi-media facilities. All the computers of the Department have got broad-band internet connections. The Department organizes seminars and workshops for the students. In addition to all of these facilities, students of this department have privileged to use ICT lab facilities managed by ICT Department of this college.
Honours and Masters Result of this department has been quite satisfactory since inception of the subject. Department boast a legacy ofÂ outstanding scholarly activities of the teachers in various extracurricular activities like music, drama, recitation, excursion, debate, seminar sports etc. A good number of students after acquiring brilliant result at Honours and Masters level from this department are employed in various responsible posts at different capacities in different government and non-government organizations both in national and international level.
Present Teachers’ List
|SL||Teachers’ Name||Designation||Date of joining|
|01.||Dr. Wasim Md. Mazbahul Haque (5206)||Professor||13/08/2013|
|02.||Md. Abdul Khaleque (4544)||Associate Professor||04/02/2009|
|03.||Momota Hena (5811)||Associate Professor||01/02/2005|
|04.||Md. Humayun Reza (9122)||Associate Professor||09/12/2015|
|05.||Roushan Jahan (14885)||Assistant Professor||10/11/2016|
|06.||Nahida Afroz (14181)||Assistant Professor||14/05/2013|
|07.||Md. Mizanul Islam (16792)||Assistant Professor||09/11/2014|
|08.||Md. Mahbubul Alam (16250)||Assistant Professor||09/11/2014|
|09.||Md. Sajedur Rahman (22227)||Lecturer||22/05/2013|
|10.||Md. Alhaj Uddin (23659)||Lecturer||22/10/2013|
|11.||Md. Ali Ahsan (25657)||Lecturer||26/05/2016|
|12.||Mst. Suraiya Sultana (25662)||Lecturer||08/03/2016|
“শিক্ষা নিয়ে গড়ব দেশ
শেখ হাসিনার বাংলাদেশ”
Head of the Department
Professor Dr. Wasim Md. Mazbahul Haque
Phone Number: +88 0721 772523
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