Bangladesh Open University has six Schools (Faculties) of which the School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Languages is one. The School comprises members of different disciplines like Bangla, English, Arabic, Philosophy, Economics, Political Science, Geography & Environment, Sociology, History, Islamic Study, Islamic History & Culture etc. There are a good number of trained academics in this School. Like other Schools of BOU, SSHL is also headed by a Dean.

Formal Programs

1. Master of Arts (MA)/ Master of Social Science (MSS) (Preliminary)

2. Master of Arts (MA)/Master of Social Science (MSS) (Final)

3. LLB (Honours)

4. Bachelor of Arts (Honours)/ Bachelor of Social Science (Honours)

5. Bachelor of Arts (BA)/Bachelor of Social Science (BSS)

6. Bachelor of English Language Teaching (BELT)

7. Certificate in Arabic Language Proficiency (CALP)

8. Certificate in English Language Proficiency (CELP)

 


Master of Arts (MA)/Master of Social Science (MSS) (Preliminary):

Level Master
Year 1
Teaching Mode Off and On-Campus
Duration of each Lecture/discussion session One and Half hours
Total Credit Hours 36
Number of Lecture Per course 16
Courses per Semester (2 Semester per year) 6
Total number of courses ( 2 Semester per year) 12
Minimum Duration 1 Year
Maximum Duration 2 Years
Admission Time Once in an academic year 
Course Fee TK. 2100.00 per course
Registration Fee TK. 1000.00 per semester
Exam Fee (Per course) Tk. 400.00
Re-exam fees (Per course) Tk. 500.00
Admission form Tk. 500.00

Handbook of MA & MSS (Bangla, History, Islamic Studies, Political Science, Sociology)

 

Master of Arts (MA)/Master of Social Science (MSS) (Final):

Level Master
Year 1
Teaching Mode Off and On-Campus
Duration of each Lecture/discussion session One and Half hours
Total Credit Hours 40
Number of Lecture Per course 16
Courses per Semester (2 Semester per year) 5
Total number of courses ( 2 Semester per year) 10
Minimum Duration 1 Year
Maximum Duration 2 Years
Admission Time Once in an academic year 
Course Fee TK. 2100.00 per course
Registration Fee TK. 1000.00 per semester
Exam Fee (Per course) Tk. 400.00
Re-exam fees (Per course) Tk. 500.00
Admission form Tk. 500.00

 

LLB (Honours) :

Level Graduation
Year 4
Teaching Mode Off and On-Campus
Duration of each Lecture/discussion session One hour
Total Credit Hours 120
Number of Lecture Per course 24
Courses per Semester (2 Semester per year) 5
Total number of courses  40
Minimum Duration 4 Years
Maximum Duration 8 Years
Admission Time Once in an academic year 
Course Fee TK. 2100.00 per course
Allied Course TK. 1050.00
Registration Fee TK. 1000.00 per semester
Exam Fee (Per course) Tk. 300.00
Re-exam fees (Per course) Tk. 350.00
Admission form Tk. 400.00

Handbook of BA & BSS (Honours) ( Bangla, History, Islamic Studies, Philosophy, Sociology, Political Science, Law)

 

Bachelor of Arts (Honours)/Bachelor of Social Science (Honours) :

Level Graduation
Year 4
Teaching Mode Off and On-Campus
Duration of each Lecture/discussion session One hour
Total Credit Hours 120
Number of Lecture Per course 24
Courses per Semester (2 Semester per year) 5
Total number of courses  40
Minimum Duration 4 Years
Maximum Duration 8 Years
Admission Time Once in an academic year 
Course Fee TK. 1050.00 per course
Registration Fee TK. 200.00 per semester
Exam Fee (Per course) Tk. 300.00
Re-exam fees (Per course) Tk. 350.00
Admission form Tk. 400.00

 

Bachelor of Arts (BA)/Bachelor of Social Science (BSS)

Level Degree
Semester 6
Semester duration 6 months
Duration  of each tutorial  session 1 hour
Total Credit Hours 60
Total number of courses 20
Minimum Duration 3 Years
Maximum Duration 6 Years
Admission Time Once in an academic year (Jan-Dec)
Course per semester (core and optional) Min.3, Max.5
Course Fees TK. 500.00/Course
Admission Fees TK. 100.00
Registration Fees Tk. 100.00
Re-exam fees (Per course) Tk. 100.00
Admission guide with form Tk. 100.00


Bachelor of English Language Teaching (BELT)

Level Degree (Bachelor)
Semester 4
Semester duration 6 months
Duration of each tutorial session 1 hour
Total Credit Hours 72
Total number of courses 23
Minimum Duration 2 Years
Maximum Duration 5 Years
Admission Time July-Dec each year
Course per semester (core and optional) Min. 5, Max. 6
Course Fees TK. 300.00/course
Re-exam fees (Per course) Tk. 100.00
Admission guide with form Tk. 100.00
Semester fees Tk. 50.00
Summer School Tk. 250.00
Winter School Tk. 250.00


Certificate in Arabic Language Proficiency (CALP)

Level Certificate
Semester 1
Semester duration 6 months
Duration of each tutorial session 1 hour
Total Credit Hours 15
Maximum duration 6 months
Minimum Duration 2 Years
Admission time January and July every year
Course per semester 2
Total number of courses 2
Course fees Tk.(1) 750.00 and  (2) Tk. 800.00
Re-exam fees (Per course) Tk. 100.00
Admission guide with form Tk. 50.00


Certificate in English Language Proficiency (CELP)

Level Certificate
Semester 1
Semester duration 6 months
Duration of each tutorial session 1 hour
Total Credit Hours 15
Maximum duration 6 months
Minimum Duration 2 Years
Admission time January and July every year
Course per semester 2
Total number of courses 2
Course fees Tk.(1) 750.00 and  (2) Tk. 800.00
Re-exam fees (Per course) Tk. 100.00
Admission guide with form Tk. 50.00

The CELP Program is designed to help students to acquire the four basic language skills, i.e. listening, speaking, reading and writing, so that they can use English for communication in everyday life.

 

List of  Faculty members:

 

Name and Designation Phone/E-mail

Dr. Md. Zahangir Alam
Dean & Associate Professor (Bangla)
09666730730 Ex.618, 9291108, 01716362217 (cell)
Fax: 88-02-9291122
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Dr. Mamtazuddin Patwari
Professor (History) (PRL)

01731971592(cell)
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Dr. Md. Abdur Rashid
Professor (Political Science)

09666730730 Ex.620, 9291108
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Dr. Abul Hossain Ahmed Bhuiyan
Professor (Sociology)

09666730730 Ex.621, 8622459 (res)
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Dr. Salma Ainy
Professor (English)

09666730730 Ex.622, 9291101-4/310
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Md. Anisur Rahman
Professor (Philosophy)

09666730730 Ex.623 , 9291157 (res)
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Dr. Muhammad Sayedul Haque
Associate Professor (Islamic Studies) 

09666730730 Ex.625, 01712061621(cell)
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Dr. Nahid Ferdousy
Professor (Law)

09666730730 Ex.628, 01711686329(cell)
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Dr. Md. Amir Hossain Sarker
Associate Professor (Arabic)

09666730730 Ex.626, 01913867255 (cell)
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Shaheed Ahmed Chowdhury
Associate Professor (Law)

09666730730 Ex.516, 017117879999(cell)
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Tanvir Ahasan
Associate Professor (Sociology) 

09666730730 Ex.627, 9137640 (Res.), 01817105105(cell)
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Most. Sabiha Sultana
Assistant Professor (Economics)

01552410004 (cell)
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Khan Md. Monoarul Islam
Assistant Professor (History)

09666730730 Ex.630, 01193227171(cell)
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Saima Ahmad
Assistant Professor (Geography & Environment)

09666730730 Ex.629, 8959294(res), 01715068585(cell)
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Md. Zakir Hossain Talukder
Assistant Professor (English)

 09666730730 Ex.118
Ms. Musfiqa Ashraf
Assistant Professor (Sociology)

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Chand Sultana Kawsar
Assistant Professor (History)

01920709614(cell)
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Kamruzzaman
Assistant Professor (Islamic Studies) 

09666730730 Ex.631, 01716437368(cell)
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Maruf Mia
Assistant Professor (Political Science) 

09666730730 Ex.121, 01731469019(cell)
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MS Tumpa Rani Dey
Assistant Professor (Philosophy) 

09666730730 Ex.122, 01723657444(cell)
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Bayazid Hossain
Assistant Professor (Law)

09666730730 Ex.121, 01722438116(cell)
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MS Khandaker Kohinur Akter
Assistant Professor (Law)

09666730730 Ex.125, 01744527245(cell)
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MS Sanjida Mostafiz
Assistant Professor (History) 

09666730730 Ex.127, 01711960392(cell)
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MS Ayrin Ahmed
Assistant Professor (History) 

09666730730 Ex.632, 01721354954(cell)
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MS Shahabanu Eva
Assistant Professor (Political Science) 

09666730730 Ex.633, 01814123993(cell)
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Uzzal Kumar
Lecturer(Philosophy)

09666730730 Ex,124, 01717920145(cell)
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Ashik Biswas
Lecturer(Philosophy)

09666730730 Ex.129, 01737147531(cell)
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MS Sarmin Akter
Lecturer(Sociology)

09666730730 Ex.125, 01711167462(cell)
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Md. Shahin Alam
Lecturer (History) 

09666730730/124, 01717119862
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MS Tahmina Rasna
Lecturer (Political Science)

09666730730 Ex.126, 01733711346(cell)
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Md. Kabirul Hasan
Lecturer (Political Science)

09666730730 Ex.128, 01778836113(cell)
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MS Suma Karmaker
Lecturer(History)

09666730730 Ex.519, 01920072015(cell)
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MS Rehena Parvin
Lecturer(Philosophy)

09666730730 Ex.120, 01920813709(cell)
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MS Maksuda Akter
Lecturer(Philosophy)

09666730730 Ex.126, 01820085949(cell)
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MS Annika Rahman
Lecturer(Sociology)

09666730730 Ex.131, 01670702056(cell)
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MS Azmira Bilkis
Lecturer(Sociology)

09666730730 Ex.130, 01712636019(cell)
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MS Kanis Fatema
Lecturer(Sociology)

09666730730 Ex.123, 01557139767(cell)
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MS Anwesha Mamtaz
Lecturer (English) 

09666730730 Ex.522, 01874631806
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Md. Fakhrul Islam Patwary
Lecturer ( Political Science) 

09666730730 Ex.521, 01754141489
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Md. Shekh Farid
Lecturer (Islamic Studies) 

09666730730 Ex.523, 01731373715
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Saiful Islam
Lecturer (Islamic Studies) 

09666730730 Ex.524, 01520090767
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Nur Mohammad
Lecturer (Islamic Studies) 

09666730730 Ex.525, 01714245699
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Ahmad Reza
Lecturer (Islamic Studies) 

09666730730 Ex.526, 01916269216
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S. M. Ekramul Islam Rasel
Lecturer (Philosophy) 

09666730730 Ex.527, 01776847494
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Fatin Nawer
Lecturer (Economics) 

09666730730 Ex.528, 01798595079
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Officer:

Rashidul Gani
Assistant Director

09666730730 Ex.634, 01823888057(cell)
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MS Most. Ayesha Siddika
Section Officer

09666730730 Ex.132, 01737356800(cell)
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Mohammad jakirul Islam Sarker
Administrative Officer

09666730730 Ex.817, 01972503121(cell)
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MS Parul Begum
Administrative Officer

 09666730730 Ex.818
Muhammad Delwar Hossain
Administrative Officer

09666730730 Ex.819, 01913505631(cell)

Contact Information of the School
Tel: 88-02-9291108 (off.)