Dr. Rasheda Yasmin Shilpi


On behalf of the faculty, staff and students, I wish to welcome you to the Department of Botany, Jahangirnagar University. Founded in 1986, the Botany Department of Jahangirnagar University is still educating in a ...

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History of the Department of Botany goes back to the decision of the Syndicate of Jahangirnagar University (JU), taken in 1983, to establish the Institute of Life Sciences. As a follow-up of that decision, the aims and objectives and the detail programs of the proposed Institute were finalized and in 1985 the Institute was inaugurated. From 1986, it had begun its historical academic journey with the admission of the students in B.Sc. (Honours) program of two sections, namely Botany and Zoology. In 1989, the Syndicate revised the Statute of the Institute and the Sections were upgraded to full-fledged Departments. In 2001 the Institute had been transformed into the Faculty of Biological Sciences. Thus th ... View More