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 distance mode comprising formal and non formal programs in the field of agriculture and rural development. It offers degree, diploma and certificate programs. SARD is also going to offer BSc Ag (Hons), Master in Sustainable Agriculture and Rural Livelihood, MS and PhD 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)

 

Upcoming Formal Programs

1. Bachelor of Science in Agriculture (BScAg) (Hons)
2. Master of Science (MS) in Agricultural Sciences
    a) MS in Agronomy
    b) MS in Soil Science
    c) MS in Entomology
    d) MS in Aquaculture
    e) MS Fisheries Biology and Genetics
    f) MS in Irrigation and Water Management (IWM)

3. Master in Sustainable Agriculture and Rural Livelihood (MSARL)
4. Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

 

 

 

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/Birth date 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/Birth date 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/Birth date 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/Birth date etc.) Tk. 200

 

Field of Non Formal Program

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


List of Faculties:

Name and Designation Contact Field of specialization

Dr. Md. Farid Hossain
Professor (Agriculture) & Dean 
B.Sc. Ag. (Hons.), MS in Agronomy, & PhD in Agronomy (BAU)


Ph: +88 02 9291110;
+88 02 9291101-4/424 & 331
Fax: +88 02 9291110
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Field Crop Production, Farm Management, Open & Distance Learning

Dr. Md. Abu Taleb
Professor (Agriculture)
B.Sc. Ag. (Hons.), MS in Entomology & PhD in Entomology (BAU)

Ph:+88 02 9291101-4/326
Fax: +88 02 9291110
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Insect Pest Management, Acarology, Open & Distance Learning

Dr. Md. Shah Alam Sarker
Professor (Fisheries)
B.Sc. Fisheries (Hons.) & MS in Fisheries Technology (BAU), Post Graduate Studies (Canada), PhD (Tokyo, Japan), Post Doctorate (Tokyo, Japan)

Ph:+88 02 9291101-4/325
Fax: +88 02 9291110
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Feed Technology, Aquaculture Nutrition, Biotechnology, Open & Distance Learning

Dr. Md. Rokibur Rahman
Associate Professor (Poultry Science)
B.Sc. Animal Husbandry & MS in Poultry science (BAU), PhD (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)

Ph:+88 02 9291101-4/329
Fax: +88 02 9291110
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Poultry Science, Reproductive Biotechnology, Open & Distance Learning

A. K. M. Ashraful Alam 
Associate Professor ( Horticulture)
B.Sc. Ag. ,  MS in Horticulture &
PhD in Horticulture-Ongoing (BAU)

Ph:+88 02 9291101-4/327
Fax: +88 02 9291110
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Horticulture, Pomology, Open & Distance Learning

Dr. Abul Hasnat Md. Shamim
Associate Professor (Soil Science)
B.Sc. (Hons.) & M Sc in  Soil Science (DU), PhD (Okayama, Japan)

Ph:9291101-4/332
Fax: 9291110
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Ecosystems of Salt Affected Soils & Management, Problem Soils & Sustainable Uses, Open & Distance Learning

Dr. Md. Serazul Islam
Associate Professor (Agril Engineering)
B.Sc. Agril Engg & MS in Irrigation and Water Management (BAU), Doctor of Engineering (Nagoya, Japan)

Ph:+88 02 9291101-4/330
Fax: +88 02 9291110
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Hydraulics & Hydrology, River Engineering, Irrigation & Water Management, Agro-processing & Postharvest Management, Open & Distance Learning

Dr. Md. Touhidul Islam
Assistant Professor (Agriculture)
B.Sc. Ag. (Hons.) & MS in Crop Botany (BAU), PhD (CSAU, China), Post Doctoral (UPM, Malaysia)

Ph:+88 02 9291101-4/527
Fax: +88 02 9291110
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Biological Control, Whitefly, Entomopathogenic Fungus, IPM, Open & Distance Learning

Dr. Sukumar Devnath
Assistant Professor (Fisheries)
B.Sc. Fisheries (Hons.) & MS in Fisheries Biology and Genetics (BAU), PhD (Saitama, Japan)

Ph:+88 02 9291101-4/328
Fax: +88 02 9291110
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Molecular Cell Biology, Open & Distance Learning

Dr. Muhammad Abdus Sobahan
Assistant Professor (Agriculture)
B.Sc. Ag. (Hons.) & MS in Agronomy (BAU), PhD in Bioscience (Okayama, Japan)

Ph:+88 02 9291101-4/416
Fax: +88 02 9291110
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Salt tolerance Mechanism, Environmental Stress Tolerance, Plant Physiology & Adaptation, Open & Distance Learning

Dr. Md. Anowarul Haque
Assistant Professor (Agriculture)
B.Sc. Ag. (Hons.) & MS in Agronomy (BAU), PhD in Plant Breeding and Genetics (Ibaraki, Japan)

Ph:+88 02 9291101-4/527
Fax: +88 02 9291110
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Field Crops production & Management, Cereal Crops Improvement, Molecular Genetics, Open & Distance Learning
Dr. Md Abdul Hamid
Assistant Professor (Animal Husbandry), B.Sc. Animal Husbandry & MS in Animal Science (BAU), PhD in Animal Breeding and Genetics (
Beijing, China)

Ph:+88 02 9291101-4/328
Fax: +88 02 9291110
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Animal Breeding, Animal Molecular Genetics, Animal Reproductive Biotechnology,  Open& Distance Learning

 

Officers:

Name and Designation Phone/E-mail

Md. Enamullah
Administrative Officer

01684052863(cell)
Md. Tajuddin
Administrative Officer
01675000243(cell)
Moinuddin Azad
Personal Officer
9291101-4/520, 01716708201(cell)
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Any Further Information:

Professor Dr. Md. Farid Hossain
Dean
Phone: 88-02-9291110, 88-02-9291101-4/424 & 331
Fax: 88-02-9291110
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