Faculty of Social Sciences


Dr. Md. Amir Hussain
Dr. Md. Amir Hussain Department of Economics
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Dr. Md. Amir Hussain

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Departments


Department of Government & Politics

Initially in 1972, the courses in Politics were offered at minor level for the subsidiary students of Economics, Geography, History, Bangla, and English. The Department of Government and Politics formally came into being in 1976 with only two faculties. Now it has turned into 21 faculty members in number. The department offers undergraduate, Masters, M.Phil and Ph.D. programs. Each year about 65-70 students register in the honors and almost same number in the masters levels. The enrolment of students in the M. Phil and Ph.D. programs ranges within 25-35. The medium of instruction is both Bangla and English. The academic year is July to June. In addition, the department introduces one year professional Masters program named WMGDS (Weekend Masters of Governance and Development Studies) from 2015. The department organizes lectures discussions and publishes its annual journal called the Asian Studies. Besides, there is an annual journal named ‘Jiggasha’ a dedicated platform ...


Department of Urban & Regional Planning

The Department of Urban and Regional Planning was established in 1999 under the Faculty of Social Science with a four year long Bachelor in Urban and Regional Planning (BURP) program. The first batch had a class size of 20. The department of URP now offers BURP, MURP, MPhil and PhD program. Currently, the department has more than 200 regular students with 20 faculties and 7 support staffs.


Department of Public Administration

The Department of Public Administration at Jahangirnagar University, since its establishment in 2006-2007 session, is committed to produce state-of-the-art skills for the government and create indigenous knowledge based solutions to a host of administrative and policy problems and challenges. The department envisions to become a regional center of excellence in the policy, governance and administrative science. The department currently has a 4-year undergraduate program (BSS in Public Administration) and a 1-year Master program (Master in Public Administration). M.Phil. and Ph.D. programs are also available in the department.  More than 300 students pursue their higher education in Public Administration at a single point in time. The Department also has 17 faculty members and 5 non-academic staff. The head of the department is called the Department Chairman, appointed by the Vice-Chancellor for a period of three years from amongst the teachers of th ...


Department of Anthropology

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Department of Economics

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Department of Geography & Environment

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