School of Agriculture and Rural Development (SARD) is one of the six academic schools of BOU. The main objective of the school is to impart education through a wide range of open and distance learning (ODL) and blended methods comprising formal and non-formal programs in the field of agriculture and rural development. It offers Master of Science (MS) in different fields of Agricultural Science, Master in Sustainable Agriculture and Rural Livelihood (MSARL), degree, diploma and certificate programs. SARD is also going to offer Certificate in Poultry Management (CPM), BSc Ag (Hons), Bachelor in Youth Development Work (BYDW) and Ph.D. programs very soon.

 

 

Formal Programs

1. Bachelor of Agricultural Education (B. Ag. Ed)

2. Diploma in Youth in Development Work (DYDW)

3. Certificate in Livestock & Poultry (CLP)

4. Certificate in Pisciculture & Fish Processing (CPFP)

5. Master of Science (MS) in Agricultural Sciences
    a) MS in Agronomy
    b) MS in Entomology
    c) MS in Soil Science
    d) MS in Irrigation and Water Management (IWM)
    e) MS in Aquaculture

    f)  MS in Poultry Science

6. Master in Sustainable Agriculture and Rural Livelihood (MSARL)
    

Upcoming Formal Programs

1. Certificate in Poultry Management (CPM)

2. Bachelor of Science in Agriculture (BScAg) (Hons)

3. Bachelor in Youth Development Work (BYDW) 
4. Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)

 

 

 

Bachelor of Agricultural Education (B.Ag. Ed):

Level Degree (Bachelor)
Semester 06
Semester duration 6 months
Duration of each tutorial session 55 minutes for each theoretical session & 110  minutes for each practical session
Total credit hour 95
Minimum duration 3 Years
Registration validity 6 years
Admission time (Twice in a Year) November-December and May-June
Minimum requirement for admission HSC (Science/Agriculture group or Any group including subject of Agricultural Science) or Diploma in Agriculture/Equivalent Certificate with minimum  second class or GPA 2.0
Course per semester 7-8
Admission guide with form Tk. 200
Registration fee (Per semester) Tk. 200
Course fee (Per course) Tk. 600
Examination fee (Per semester) Tk. 300
Academic Calendar fee (Each) Tk. 50
Re-exam fee (Per course) Tk. 300
Program Transcript/Marks sheet fee Tk. 400
Marks sheet (Per semester) Tk. 100
Provisional Certificate fee Tk. 300
Main Certificate fee Tk. 500
Testimonial fee Tk. 100
Tutorial Center Change fee Tk. 500
Answer script re-scrutinize fee (Per course) Tk. 500
Error correction fee (Name/Father Name/ Birthdate etc.) Tk. 200
Migration certificate fee Tk. 300

 

 

Diploma in Youth in Development Work (DYDW): 

Level Diploma
Semester 03
Semester duration 6 months
Duration of each tutorial session 55 minutes
Total credit hour 41
Minimum duration One and half years (three semesters or 18 months)
Registration validity Three years
Admission time (Twice in a Year) November-December and May-June
Minimum requirement for admission Bachelor degree or Equivalent
Course per semester including optional 05
Admission guide with form Tk. 200
Registration fee (per semester) Tk. 200
Course fee (per course) Tk. 500
Examination fee (per semester)      -
Academic Calendar fee (each) Tk. 50
Re-exam fee (per course) Tk. 300
Program Transcript/Marks sheet fee Tk. 200
Marks sheet (per semester) Tk. 70
Provisional Certificate fee Tk. 200
Main Certificate fee Tk. 400
Testimonial fee Tk. 50
Tutorial Center Change fee Tk. 500
Answer script re-scrutinize fee (Per course) Tk. 500
Error correction fee (Name/Father Name/ Birthdate etc.) Tk. 200

 

  

Certificate in Livestock & Poultry (CLP):

 

Level Certificate
Semester 01
Semester duration 6 months
Duration of each tutorial session 55 minutes for each theoretical session & 110 minutes for each practical session
Total credit hour 16
Registration validity One and half years (three semesters or 18 months)
Admission time (Twice in a Year) November-December and May-June
Minimum requirement for admission SSC Pass or Equivalent
Course per semester 07
Admission guide with form Tk. 100
Registration fee Tk. 100
Course fee (per course) Tk. 400
Examination fee      -
Academic Calendar fee (each) Tk. 50
Re-exam fee (per course) Tk. 200
Program Transcript/Marks sheet fee Tk. 200
Marks sheet (per semester) Tk. 70
Provisional Certificate fee Tk. 200
Main Certificate fee Tk. 400
Testimonial fee Tk. 50
Tutorial Center Change fee Tk. 500
Answer script re-scrutinize fee (Per course) Tk. 500
Error correction fee (Name/Father Name/ Birthdate etc.) Tk. 200

 

 

Certificate in Pisciculture & Fish Processing (CPFP):

Level Certificate
Semester 01
Semester duration 6 months
Duration of each tutorial session 55 minutes for each theoretical session &110 minutes for each practical session
Total credit hour 15
Registration validity One and half years (three semesters or 18 months)
Admission time (Twice in a Year) November-December and May-June
Minimum requirement for admission SSC Pass or Equivalent
Course per semester 06
Admission guide with form Tk. 100
Registration fee Tk. 100
Course fee (per course) Tk. 400
Examination fee      -
Academic Calendar fee (each) Tk. 50
Re-exam fee (per course) Tk. 200
Program Transcript/Marks sheet fee Tk. 200
Marks sheet (per semester) Tk. 70
Provisional Certificate fee Tk. 200
Main Certificate fee Tk. 400
Testimonial fee Tk. 50
Tutorial Center Change fee Tk. 500
Answer script re-scrutinize fee (Per course) Tk. 500
Error correction fee (Name/Father Name/ Birthdate etc.) Tk. 200

 

Field of Non-Formal Program

 Seed Production Technology, Production of Field Crops, Horticulture, Plant Protection, Animal Science, Afforestation, Fisheries, Farm Machineries and Rural Development.


List of Faculties:

Name and Designation Contact Field of specialization

Dr. Md. Farid Hossain
Professor (Agriculture) & Dean
BSc in Agriculture (Hons), MS in Agronomy, Ph.D. (BAU)

Ph: +88 02 9291110,
09666730730 Ex.673(Dean Office) & 676
Cell: 01712016889
Fax: +88 02 9291110
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Field Crop Production Technology, Farm Management, Agriculture Education, Open and Distance Learning

Dr. Md. Abu Taleb
Professor (Agriculture)
BSc in Agriculture (Hons), MS in Entomology, Ph.D. (BAU) 

Ph:09666730730 Ex.674
Fax: +88 02 9291110
Cell: 01715479660
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Pest Control Strategies, Environmental Toxicology, Open and Distance Learning

Dr. Md. Shah Alam Sarker
Professor (Fisheries)
BSc in Fisheries (Hons), MS in Fisheries Technology (BAU), Post Graduate Studies (UG, Guelph, Canada), Ph.D., Post Doctorate (TUMSAT, Tokyo, Japan) 

Ph:09666730730 Ex.675
Fax: +88 02 9291110
Cell: 01718630776
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Feed Technology, Aquaculture Nutrition, Biotechnology, Open and Distance Learning

Dr. Md. Rokibur Rahman
Professor (Poultry Science)
BSc in Animal Husbandry, MS in Poultry Science (BAU), Ph.D. (UM, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia) 

Ph:09666730730 Ex.677
Fax: +88 02 9291110
Cell: 01716733722
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Poultry Nutrition and Management, Reproductive Biotechnology, Open and Distance Learning

Dr. A. K. M. Ashraful Alam 
Professor (Horticulture)
BSc in Agriculture, MS in Horticulture, Ph.D. (BAU) 

Ph:09666730730 Ex.678
Fax: +88 02 9291110
Cell: 01726344836
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Underutilized Fruits, Vegetable Seed Quality, Production and Postharvest Technology of Horticultural Crops, Biotechnology, Open and Distance Learning

Dr. Abul Hasnat Md. Shamim
Professor (Soil Science)
BSc in Soil Science (Hons), MSc in Soil Science (DU), Ph.D. (OU, Okayama, Japan) 

Ph:09666730730 Ex.679
Fax: +88 9291110
Cell: 01712672945
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Ecosystems of Salt Affected Soils and Management, Problem Soils and Sustainable Uses, Open and Distance Learning

Dr. Md. Serazul Islam
Professor (Agricultural Engineering)
BSc in Agricultural Engineering, MS in Irrigation and Water Management (BAU), Doctor of Engineering (NU, Nagoya, Japan) 

Ph:09666730730 Ex.680
Fax: +88 02 92911110
Cell: 01716798945
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River Engineering, Irrigation Technologies, Water Resources Management, Postharvest Management, e-learning, Open and Distance Learning

Dr. Md. Touhidul Islam
Associate Professor (Agriculture)
BSc in Agriculture, MS in Crop Botany (BAU), Ph.D. (SCAU, Guangzhou, China), Post Doctorate (UPM, Serdang, Malaysia & BSMRAU, Bangladesh) 

Ph:09666730730 Ex.138
Fax: +88 02 9291110
Cell: 01786026240
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Biological Control, Whitefly, Entomopathogenic Fungus, Integrated Paste Management, Seed Science and Technology, Open and Distance Learning

Dr. Muhammad Abdus Sobahan
Assistant Professor (Agriculture)
BSc in Agriculture (Hons), MS in Agronomy (BAU), Ph.D. (OU, Okayama, Japan) 

Ph:09666730730 Ex.682
Fax: +88 02 9291110
Cell: 01777514291
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Salt tolerance Mechanism, Environmental Stress Tolerance, Plant Physiology and Adaptation, Open and Distance Learning

Dr. Md. Anowarul Haque
Assistant Professor (Agriculture)
BSc in Agriculture (Hons), MS in Agronomy (BAU), Ph.D. (TUAT, Tokyo, Japan) 

Ph:09666730730 Ex.683
Fax: +88 02 9291110
Cell: 01747282330
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Field Crops production and Management, Cereal Crops Improvement, Molecular Genetics, Open and Distance Learning
Dr. Md Abdul Hamid
Assistant Professor (Animal Husbandry)
BSc in Animal Husbandry, MS in Animal Science (BAU), Ph.D. (CAU, Beijing, China) 

Ph:09666730730 Ex.684
Fax: +88 02 9291110
Cell: 01712943894
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Animal Breeding, Animal Molecular Genetics, Animal Reproductive Biotechnology, Open and Distance Learning

 

Officers:

Name and Designation Phone/E-mail

Md. Enamullah
Administrative Officer 

09666730730/843, 01684052863(cell)
Md. Tajuddin
Administrative Officer 

09666730730/844, 01675000243(cell)
Moinuddin Azad
Personal Officer 

09666730730/139, 01716708201(cell)
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Any Further Information:

Professor Dr. Md. Farid Hossain
Dean
Phone: 88-02-9291110, 09666730730/673, 676
Fax: 88-02-9291110
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