Khulna Public College

Khulna Public College or KPC (Bengali: খুলনা পাবলিক কলেজ), formerly known as Sundarban Boys' Public School and College, is an autonomous educational institution directly administered by the Ministry of Education in Boyra, Khulna, Bangladesh.[2] It offers education for 3rd through 12th grade. It is an educational institution only for boys. In 2015, KPC was named The Best Digital Educational Institution of Khulna zone.[3][4]

Khulna Public College (KPC)
খুলনা পাবলিক কলেজ
Logo of Khulna Public College.jpg
College Logo
Location
Jalil Sarani, Boyra

,
9000

Bangladesh
Coordinates23°50′11″N 89°31′58″E / 23.83639°N 89.53278°E / 23.83639; 89.53278Coordinates: 23°50′11″N 89°31′58″E / 23.83639°N 89.53278°E / 23.83639; 89.53278
Information
TypeAutonomous
Mottoএসো জ্ঞানের সন্ধানে,ফিরে যাও দেশের সেবায়
(Come to learn, go to serve the country)
Established20 January 1987 (1987-01-20)
FounderQuazi Azhar Ali, the then Secretary of the Ministry of Education, Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh
School boardJessore Education Board
Educational authorityBoard of Governors, Khulna Public College[1]
PrincipalLt. Col. Abdul Moqtader, AEC
Staff99
Teaching staff175
Grades3 to 12
GenderBoys
Enrollment2,880
LanguageBengali
Hours in school day10 hours: morning shift (8.00 am–12:30 pm) and day shift (1.00 pm–5.30 pm)
CampusBoyra, Khulna-9000
Campus size5.3482 acres
Campus typeUrban
Houses2
SportsFootball, cricket, basketball, volleyball, table tennis, badminton, handball
PublicationProtyasha-প্রত্যাশা
Websitehttps://kpcbd.edu.bd

AdministrationEdit

The college is governed by a Board of Governors chaired by the Secretary of the Ministry of Education of The People's Republic of Bangladesh.[5][6] KPC offers education in two shifts: morning shift (8.00 am–12.30 pm) and day shift (1.00 pm–5.30 pm). The head of the college administration is the Principal and there are two Vice Principals in each of the shifts.[7]

Board of GovernorsEdit

Members:

  1. Additional Secretary (Administration), Ministry of Finance (Bangladesh), Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh
  2. Commissioner, Khulna Metropolitan Police (KMP)
  3. Chairman, Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Jessore
  4. Chief Engineer, Directorate of Education Engineering
  5. Deputy Commissioner, Khulna
  6. Director (College & Administration), Directorate of Secondary and Higher Education, Dhaka
  7. Representative of the Honorable Mayor, Khulna City Corporation
  8. Executive Engineer, Directorate of Education Engineering
  9. Education-interested Member
  10. One from the Vice Principals, Khulna Public College
  11. Two Teacher Representatives of Khulna Public College
  • Secretary of the members: The Principal, Khulna Public College

Principals of Khulna Public CollegeEdit

Serial Name Period
1. Shah Mohammad Zahurul Haq 7 January 1987 to 31 December 1988
2. K.M. Hasan (In-charge) 1 January 1989 to 6 August 1989
3. Harunur Rashid 7 August 1989 to 17 June 1990
4. Mrs. Hasna Banu (In-charge) 18 June 1990 to 30 June 1990
5. Prof. Harunur Rashid 1 July 1990 to 10 March 1991
6. Dr. Shafiur Rahman 10 March 1991 to 15 April 1992
7. Salim Haider Chowdhury (In-charge) 15 April 1992 to 17 May 1992
8. Prof. Shafiur Rahman 17 May 1992 to 3 January 1993
9. Prof. Md. Younus 3 January 1993 to 3 March 1993
10. Md. Tarek 1 March 1994 to 27 September 1997
11. Md. Lal Mia 27 September 1997 to 22 April 2001
12. Sk. Syed Ali 22 April 2001 to 20 January 2003
13. Salim Haider Chowdhury (In-charge) 21 January 2003 to 22 January 2003
14. Sk. Syed Ali 23 January 2003 to 29 December 2008
15. Prof. Sk. Syed Ali 30 December 2008 to 14 February 2009
16. Salim Haider Chowdhury (In-charge) 14 February 2009 to 30 March 2009
17. Prof. M. Abul Bashar Mollah 31 March 2009 to 30 March 2010
18. Prof. M. Abul Bashar Mollah 4 March 2010 to 6 September 2010
19. Salim Haider Chowdhury (In-charge) 6 September 2010 to 3 March 2012
20. Lt. Col. Kazi Shahabuddin Ahmed, AEC 3 March 2012 to 1 January 2016
21. Lt. Col. Md. Jahangir Alam, AEC 1 February 2016 to 10 April 2019
22. Lt. Col. Yare Md. Morshed Alam, AEC 10 April 2019 to 1 December 2019
23. Lt. Col. Abdul Moqtader, AEC 1 December 2019 to present

Present PrincipalEdit

Lt. Col. Abdul Moqtader, AEC

Present TeachersEdit

Serial Name ID Designation Subject
1. Salim Haider Chowdhury SHC Vice Principal Political Science
2. Malin Kumar Basu MKB Vice Principal Chemistry
3. Md. Shahedul Huq SH Vice Principal English
4. S. M. Abu Sayeed AS Vice Principal Geography
5. Muhammad Abdul Malek AM Associate Professor Islamic Studies
6. Tasrina Begum TB Associate Professor Botany
7. Mahmuda Khatun MK Associate Professor Bangla
8. Dr. Khan Alal Uddin AU Associate Professor Physics
9. Md. Yusuf Ali MYA Associate Professor Chemistry
10. Md. Tasin Kadir MTK Associate Professor English
11. Abu Siddiqur Rahman ASR Associate Professor Management
12. Dr. Md. Beniaz Zaman BZ Associate Professor Zoology
13. Md. Sharifuzzaman MSZ Associate Professor Agriculture
14. Md. Sowkat Ali Goldar SG Associate Professor Accounting
15. Eng. M. M. Saidur Rahman SR Associate Professor Computer Science
16. Shahanaz Parvin SP Associate Professor Botany
17. Md. Abdul Latif AL Associate Professor English
18. Abu Syed Md. Mesbaul Haque ASM Associate Professor English
19. Shanker Proshad Ghosh SPG Associate Professor Chemistry
20. Mir Md. Mukitul Hasan MMH Associate Professor Mathematics
21. M A Bashar AB Associate Professor Physics
22. Md. Mustafizur Rahman MR Associate Professor Bangla
23. Uttam Kumar Singho UKS Associate Professor Accounting
24. Md. Abu Hena Mostafa Kamal AMK Associate Professor English
25. Md. Shahabuddin Bishwas SB Assistant Professor Mathematics
26. Dr. Md. Azgar Hossain MAH Assistant Professor Agriculture
27. M. A. Mannan Bablu MB Assistant Professor Accounting
28. Eskendar Ali Sheikh EAS Assistant Professor Management
29. Sidhdhrtha Kumar Roy SKR Assistant Professor Agriculture
30. Md. Rukunuzzaman RZ Assistant Professor Mathematics
31. Md. Faruque Hossain FH Assistant Professor Chemistry
32. Asma Khatun MAK Assistant Professor Bangla
33. Md. Saifullah Siddiquee MSS Assistant Professor Management
34. Md. Kowsar Ali MKA Assistant Professor Bangla
35. Mohammad Faruque Hossain FH-2 Assistant Professor Statistics
36. Molla Firoz Ahmed MFA Assistant Professor Physical Education
37. Tamjidur Rahman Chowdhury TRC Assistant Professor Political Science
38. Md. Shahidul Islam MSI Assistant Professor Physics
39. Eng. Rebeka Yeasmin RY Assistant Professor Computer Science
40. Eng. S. A. Ahsan Rajon SAAR Assistant Professor Computer Science
41. Md. Alim Bahar Bulbul MAB Assistant Professor Mathematics
42. Md. Nurul Islam MNI Assistant Professor Mathematics
43. Md. Shamsul Alam SA Lecturer Fine Arts
44. Golam Mortoba Hossain GMH Lecturer Physical Education
45. Md. Palash Uddin MPU Lecturer Fine Arts
46. K. M. Mamun Shirajul Islam MMSI Lecturer Chemistry
47. Tahera Sultana TS Lecturer Bangla
48. Sujoy Kumar Biswas SKB Lecturer Mathematics
49. Farzana Islam MFI Lecturer Botany
50. Gopi Kishor Dash GKD Lecturer Social Science
51. Md. Nasir Uddin MNU Lecturer Agriculture
52. Tasnuva Rahman TR Lecturer English
53. Md. Mehedi Aual MMA Lecturer English
54. Aklima Aktar AA Lecturer Economics
55. Eng. Biplab Biswas BB Lecturer Computer Science
56. Anathbandhu Sarkar ABS Lecturer Bangla
57. Md. Anisuzzaman AZ Lecturer English
58. Rakesh Das RD Lecturer Physics
59. Md. Takdirul Gani MTG Lecturer Bangla
60. Md. Shiful Kazi MSK Lecturer English
61. Abdur Rashed AR Lecturer English
62. Prabir Kumar Mallik PKM Lecturer Chemistry
63. Prabir Kumar Dey PKD Lecturer Mathematics
64. Yahia Sardar YS Lecturer Social Science
65. Mowduda Parvin MP Lecturer Bangla
66. Kinu Ram Mondol KRM Lecturer Mathematics
67. Md. Ansaruzzaman ANZ Lecturer English
68. Md. Amanatullah MAU Lecturer Islamic Studies
69. Md. Amirul Islam ARI Lecturer Islamic Studies
70. Salauddin Yusuf SY Lecturer Finance & Banking
71. Muzahid MZH Lecturer History
72. Md. Asifuzzaman MAZ Lecturer Mathematics
73. Inamul Haque Sabuj IHS Lecturer English
74. Md. Mahbubur Rahman MMR Lecturer Zoology
75. Md. Ali Asgar MAA Lecturer Islamic Studies
76. Paresh Chandra Sarkar PCS Lecturer Sanskrit
77. Mahbuba Parvin MP-2 Demonstrator-cum-teacher Biology
78. Sardar Mojjaffar Ali SMA Demonstrator-cum-teacher Physics
79. Md. Tahajjut Hossain MTH Demonstrator-cum-teacher Chemistry
80. Arun Kumar Bairagi AKB Demonstrator-cum-teacher Hindu Studies
 
The academic and administrative building of KPC

EducationEdit

Khulna Public College offers primary, secondary and higher secondary education in Bengali. After grade 5, students take the Primary Education Completing exam (PEC); after grade 8, they take the Junior School Certificate (JSC); after grade 10, they take the Secondary School Certificate (equivalent to O Levels); and after grade 12 they take the Higher Secondary (School) Certificate (equivalent to the high school diploma in the United States and A Levels).[8][9][10]

 
Multipurpose Building of Khulna Public College

CurriculumEdit

The college follows the national education curriculum of Bangladesh. Classes in computing are compulsory until grade 8. Students of secondary (9 and 10) and higher secondary (11 and 12) classes select one of three major concentrations: Humanities, Business Studies or Science.

Academic performanceEdit

Primary Education Completing (PEC) exam results from 2012 to 2017

Year Number of

Examinees

A+ A A- B C Percentage of passed students
2012 206 120 65 12 04 05 100%
2013 192 105 64 12 09 02 100%
2014 189 141 34 12 02 00 100%
2015 172 158 14 00 00 00 100%
2016 188 164 18 05 01 00 100%
2017 194 149 44 01 00 00 100%

Junior School Certificate (JSC) exam results from 2012 to 2017

Year Number of

Examinees

Number of

Passed

students

Percentage of passed students Obtained

GPA-5 or A+

2012 216 216 100% 57
2013 191 191 100% 126
2014 191 189 99% 115
2015 213 213 100% 137
2016 189 189 100% 116
2017 216 216 100% 106

Secondary School Certificate results from 2007 to 2018:[11][12]

Year Number of

Examinees

Number of

Passed

students

Percentage of passed students Obtained

GPA-5 or A+

2007 166 166 100% 46
2008 163 163 100% 68
2009 177 170 97% 58
2010 184 184 100% 113
2011 211 211 100% 87
2012 292 292 100% 86
2013 182 182 100% 102
2014 185 185 100% 126
2015 172 172 100% 120
2016 187 187 100% 102
2017 235 235 100% 99
2018 245 245 100% 119

Higher Secondary Certificate results from 2007 to 2012:[11][12][13]

Year Number of

Examinees

Number of

Passed

students

Percentage of passed students Obtained

GPA-5 or A+

2007 406 377 93% 59
2008 450 440 97% 114
2009 389 370 95% 71
2010 438 411 94% 83
2011 405 405 100% 91
2012 435 435 100% 143

CampusEdit

 
The cenotaph of KPC in memory of the martyrs of the great Liberation War of Bangladesh

Khulna Public College is located on a 5.3482-acre campus in a residential neighbourhood.[14] The campus consists of student dormitories, individual residences for staff, a mosque, academic and administration buildings, gardens, and a playground. The academic buildings include classrooms, a library containing 5,824 volumes, laboratories for biology, chemistry, physics, geography, psychology and a modern computer lab.[15] There is a Shaheed Minar in the college premises which has been sculpted to commemorate the sacrifice of the martyrs of the Language Movement of 1952. This exceptional Shaheed Minar has been designed by architect Al Masum Billah, who is an ex-student of this institution.

Co-curricular and extra-curricular activitiesEdit

KPC puts special emphasis on literary and cultural activities. A special class named CTP ( Class Teacher's Period ) is held on every Wednesday in every class with a view to publishing the latent talents of the students.

Cultural WeekEdit

Every year, the college organizes an annual cultural week having competitions on debate, recitation, music, drama, art, story telling and so on. Talented students are rewarded with attractive gifts and prizes. .[16]

Special Day CelebrationEdit

The college arranges various programs on International Mother Language Day (21 February), Pohela Boishakh, Independence Day, Victory Day with a view to informing the student about the significance of the days. Beside these, every year KPC day is celebrated on 20 January as it is the establishment day of the college.[6][14]

External CompetitionsEdit

The students of KPC are continuously making success and representing the college with glorious achievements. The extraordinary talented students participate in Math Olympiad, Biology Olympiad, National Education Week, Creative Talent Hunt etc. competitions and bringing reputations for the college.

SportsEdit

Sports is a major focus of college life.[17] Inter-class cricket and football tournaments are held every year. The college also hosts indoor tournaments in the hostels.[16] Sports week is held in January and includes running, long jump, high jump, shot put, and weight throwing, javelin, and discus events.[18][19][20]

PublicationsEdit

The college publishes an annual magazine, Protyasha (Bengali: প্রত্যাশা; expectations), with special publications to commemorate major events.[16]

Board of PrefectsEdit

The college has a tradition of structuring a board of prefects every year. The board is mainly to represent the students.

The Board of Prefects for the year 2020Edit

Serial No Post Name of the student
1. College Captain S. M. Sajid
2. Assistant College Captain Tahmid Anaf
3. College Elder Fahim Faisal
4. Assistant College Elder Sabbir Hasan Emon
5. Cultural Prefect Istiak Mamun
6. Assistant Cultural Prefect Zahin Syed
7. Sports Prefect Jahidul Islam Laim
8. Assistant Sports Prefect Saiham Rahman

UniformEdit

 
Uniform of the students of KPC

The color white has been a unique symbol for the KPCians. White is the symbol of freshness as well as peace. Student are to wear white shirts and white pants. Belts and shoes should be black in color. Beside these, the students are given epaulettes for identifying their classes and ID cards, name-tags for personal identification.[21] The epaulettes for grades 3–6 are 1.25-inch wide, and those for grades 7–12 are 1.5-inch wide.

Silver JubileeEdit

20 January 2012 was the silver jubilee of Khulna Public College and was marked by a reunion.[15][22]

31 Years Celebration and Re-unionEdit

The 31 year celebration and Re-union festival was held on 19 and 20 January 2018. The campus had been full with present and ex students of KPC. The cultural programs were much enjoyable with Nagarbaul James (musician) and many other artists.

Photo galleryEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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