University of Dhaka

University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Dhaka Division, Bangladesh

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Urban, 240 hectares (600 acres) (without the Institute of leather engineering and tech.)

The University of Dhaka also known as Dhaka University or simply DU), is the oldest university in modern Bangladesh. Established in 1921 during the British Raj, it has made significant contributions to the modern history of Bangladesh. After the Partition of India, it became the focal point of progressive and democratic movements in Pakistan. Its students and teachers played a central role in the rise of Bengali nationalism and the independence of Bangladesh.

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Motto: Truth Will Prevail

Endowment: N/A

Administrative staff: 3,887

Students: 37,064

Undergraduates: 23,620

Postgraduates: 5,362

Male students 66 : 34 Female students

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