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Wakil Ahmed is a Bangladeshi academic and scholar. He was appointed as the Vice-chancellor of Bangladesh National University.[1] He is the former President of Bangla Academy and Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.[2][3] He was awarded Ekushey Padak in 2004 by the Government of Bangladesh for his research contribution.[4]

Wakil Ahmed
Native name ওয়াকিল আহমদ
Nationality Bangladeshi
Occupation Academic
Awards Ekushey Padak


As of 2010, Ahmed served as a Supernumerary Professor of the Department of Bangla at the University of Dhaka.[5]

Ahmed served as the vice-chancellor of Bangladesh National University from July 2005 until December 2007.[6]


  1. ^ "NU VC removed". The Daily Star. December 27, 2007. Retrieved June 22, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Dedicate yourselves to welfare of people". The Daily Star. January 17, 1998. Retrieved June 22, 2016. 
  3. ^ "Read more books, develop habit of study : PM tells Ekushey Book Fair inaugural ceremony". The Daily Star. February 2, 2006. Retrieved June 22, 2016. 
  4. ^ "একুশে পদকপ্রাপ্ত সুধীবৃন্দ". Government of Bangladesh. Retrieved June 20, 2016. 
  5. ^ Elita Karim (January 29, 2010). "Decoding the Rhyme". The Daily Star. Retrieved June 22, 2016. 
  6. ^ "বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়ের ভাইস-চ্যান্সেলর মহোদয়গণের তালিকা ও কার্যকাল". National University Bangladesh. Retrieved June 22, 2016.