Government City College, Chittagong

Government City College, Chittagong is a public educational institution in Chittagong, Bangladesh. It is a higher secondary school and also a degree awarding college of National University. It is the second higher secondary school in Bangladesh, established in 1954.

Government City College, Chittagong
সরকারি সিটি কলেজ, চট্টগ্রাম
Other name
GCCC
Former name
Chittagong Night College
Mottoপ্রবেশ কর জ্ঞানের সন্ধানে ছড়িয়ে পড়ো দেশের খেদমতে
TypePublic
Established1954; 70 years ago (1954)
FounderAshab Uddin Ahmad, Jonab Ali Ukil
Affiliation
ChairmanMd. Mashiur Rahman
PrincipalProfessor Dr. Sudeepa Dutta[1]
Vice-PrincipalProfessor ABU MD. MEHDI HASSAN[2]
Students16000+
Address
Ice Factory Road (near New Market), Chittagong-4000
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CampusUrban, 5.194 acres (2.102 ha)
LanguageBangla & English
Websitehttps://gccc.edu.bd/

History edit

In 1954, when eminent educationist, former professor of Chittagong College, Mr. Ashab Uddin was elected MLA of United Front, Mr. Badiul Chalam, the famous industrialist of Chittagong, organized a tea party at his residence in his honor. Many dignitaries were invited to this tea party. In order to improve the education of the backward common people, Mr. Ashab Uddin proposed to establish a night college in Chittagong city in front of all present. Everyone agreed to this proposal. In that meeting, a nine-member ad hoc committee was formed to establish the college. The name of the college was fixed as Chittagong Night College. The journey of City College, Chittagong basically starts from here. In 1954, a meeting of the Ad Hoc Committee was held in Chittagong Municipal Auditorium. Mr. Ali dissolved the ad hoc committee in the meeting A full-fledged college management committee was formed with Ahmad Master as the president and Mr. Badsha Mia Chowdhury, a renowned philanthropist, as the secretary. According to the decision of the management committee meeting, the temporary office of Chittagong Night College was opened in Chittagong Municipal High School building in July 1954. is Former professor of Chittagong College Babu Yogesh Chandra Sinha was appointed as the principal of the college and the student admission program was started. On August 18, classes were opened at Kazem Ali High School. Due to the increase in the number of students, the authorities shifted the college campus from here to the Victoria Islamia Hostel (now Muslim Education Society) building on 30th June. Day branch was opened in the college on 1st July 1957. As a result, the name of the college has to be changed. read All members of the College Management Committee on 1st July 1962. Unanimously changed the name of the college to City College, Chittagong. In the same year the college campus was shifted from the aforesaid location to the present location.

In 1965, the college opened a graduate course and a science group in the day branch. In the academic year 1970-71, the women's wing of the day wing of the main building of the college was opened. In 1972 the women's wing was shifted to Isgan High School building not far from the college. In the academic year 1972-73 during the tenure of Principal NA, BA and B.Com (Hons) courses in Day Branch and M. in Shaw Branch. And M.com course started. On February 26, 1978, the president announced the nationalization of City College in a joint meeting of students and teachers. Then on 15th August in a meeting of the governing body, a decision was taken to transfer all the movable and immovable assets and overall responsibility of the college to the government. After nationalization the name of the college was changed to Government City College, Chittagong Radha.

Departments edit

  • HSC
  • B.B.A(Honours),B.B.S(Pass),M.B.A
  1. Department of Accounting
  2. Department of Management
  • B.Sc.(Honours), B.Sc. (Degree pass course) and M.Sc.
  1. Department of Physics
  2. Department of Chemistry
  3. Department of Mathematics
  4. Department of Botany
  5. Department of Zoology

B.Sc programs under National University(Honours) edit

  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Psychology
  • Botany
  • Zoology

Admission requirement for HSC edit

  • Science

(must have GPA 5.00)

  • Business Studies

(must have GPA 4.00)

  • Humanities

(must have GPA 3)

  • Business Studies

(Evening Shift) (must have GPA 4.00)

  • Humanities (Evening Shift)

(must have GPA 3.5)

Advisory services edit

  • Counseling service
  • Tutorial Examination
  • Attendance monitoring
  • Vigilance team
  • Teacher guardian meeting

Campus edit

The campus accommodates four multi-storied academic buildings, a Shaheed Minar and a three storied mosque.

Notable alumni edit

References edit

  1. ^ "সরকারি সিটি কলেজ , চট্টগ্রাম - আলো".
  2. ^ "Professor ABU MD. MEHDI HASSAN – Government City College".
  3. ^ Rashed Rouf (17 November 2020). দীপক বড়ুয়া : সাহিত্য-সাধনায় নিবেদিতপ্রাণ, সমাজ অভিমুখী লেখক. Shaili TV. Chittagong, Bangladesh. Retrieved 8 December 2020.