Dhaka City College

Dhaka City College (Bengali: ঢাকা সিটি কলেজ) also known as DCC, is one of the oldest private college in the country of Bangladesh. It is located at Qudrat-i-Khuda road, Dhanmondi, Dhaka. It offers Honors and Masters degree programs as well as higher secondary education (HSC).[1] The college is affiliated with the National University of Bangladesh.

Dhaka City College
Other name
City College
Former names
Dhaka Night College
MottoBuild The Nation
Parent institution
National University (Bangladesh)
Academic affiliation
Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Dhaka
ChairmanSyed Modasser Ali
PrincipalBedar Uddin Ahmed
Academic staff
Students7,000 (approx.)
House #88, Road #2, Dhanmondi
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23°44′24″N 90°22′58″E / 23.7399°N 90.3827°E / 23.7399; 90.3827Coordinates: 23°44′24″N 90°22′58″E / 23.7399°N 90.3827°E / 23.7399; 90.3827
LanguageEnglish, Bengali
Education system
ColoursBlack, gray and cardinal red
Front view of Dhaka City College.

Md. Anwar Hossain has been the college principal since 2019. As of the third quarter of 2017, the chief of the college's governing body is Syed Modasser Ali, an alumnus of the college.[2]


The college was established in 1957, during the Pakistani ruling period, with the patronage of local educators and social workers. Classes were held at the West End High School and afterwards at Dhaka College. In 1970, college activities were moved to their own premises in Road 2 of the Dhanmondi residential area.[3] Prior to this, it was known as "Dhaka Night College".

Khan Bahadur Abdur Rahman and Ataur Rahman Khan, both former prime ministers of Bangladesh, contributed significantly to the college's establishment.[4] Khaney Alom Khan, former chairman of the college's governing body, arranged financial assistance for the development of the academic buildings while he was the divisional commissioner of Dhaka Division.



One of the colleges of Dhaka Education Board, Dhaka City College provides education in Science, Business Studies and Humanities in the Higher Secondary School Certificate. Besides, this college affiliated to the National University, Bangladesh has arrangements undergraduate and graduate programs.


There are total of 21 departments in this college. Every department is decorated by one coordinator and well qualified and skilled teachers.

Notable alumniEdit

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Nine out of top 10 colleges from city | A list with highest GPA holders". The Daily Star. Bangladesh. July 25, 2009. Retrieved September 13, 2019.
  2. ^ "Dhaka City College | Message of the Chairman". Dhaka City College Official Website. Retrieved September 13, 2019.
  3. ^ "PM Hasina to cast vote at Dhaka City College". The Daily Star. Bangladesh. December 28, 2018. Retrieved September 13, 2019.
  4. ^ "WELCOME TO THE DHAKA CITY COLLEGE DHAKA | ABOUT DCC". Dhaka City College Blog. Retrieved June 1, 2020.