Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Agricultural University (BSMRAU) is a government-financed 13th public university of Bangladesh. It is located at Salna, Gazipur.

Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Agricultural University was established in 1998 as a public university with an act (Act no. 16) promulgated by the government of Bangladesh.

The university was established by transforming the Institute of Post Graduate Studies in Agriculture (IPSA). IPSA was established as Bangladesh College of Agricultural Science (BCAS) in 1983 as an academic organ of Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute (BARI) and academically affiliated with Bangladesh Agricultural University until 1991. In 1991, IPSA was made an autonomous institution. Henceforth, IPSA started its true course credit-based MS and PhD programs. The graduate program of IPSA was developed by a team of IPSA teachers led by Prof. L. M. Eisgruver of the Oregon State University (OSU), USA under the cooperation of JICA-USAID-GOB.

Vice Chancellor’s Message

Welcome to Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Agricultural University (BSMRAU) which is dedicated to its vision of providing quality education and research to produce graduates capable of handling both local and global emerging challenges in agriculture. The university has been glorified for being the first quality education dispenser in the country, which is named after the name of the Father of the Nation of Bangladesh.

BSMRAU was established in 1998 by upgrading the Institute of Post-graduate Studies in Agriculture (IPSA), which was set up in 1991 as an autonomous institution by upgrading Bangladesh College of Agricultural Science (BCAS). The university is located 35 km north of Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh. Its serene campus with beauty and bounty of nature attracts everybody to come to the campus time and again. Its academic excellence mainly relies on its efficient academia and course-credit based trimester system of education that strictly follows academic calendar which of course has guaranteed timely completion of academic programs. The university maintains strong linkage with various higher educational institutions, universities, and research organizations at regional and global levels to conduct globally competitive research using frontier technologies, especially in agriculture. Read More

Professor Dr. Md. Giashuddin Miah 
Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Agricultural University, Gazipur
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