Average literacy 33.1%
Number of Educational institutions
- Government University - 1
- University College - 4
- Government Medical College - 1
- Private Medical College - 2
- Teacher's Training College - 2
- Law College - 1
- Government College - 11
- Non-Government College - 56
- Polytechnic Institute
- Para Medical Institute - 1
- Homeopath College - 1
- Cooperative College - 1
- Cooperative College - 1
- Government Commerce College - 1
- Government High School - 9
- Non-Government High School - 444
- Junior High School - 66
- Government Primary School - 1334
- Non-Government Primary School - 799
- Survey Institute - 1
- Primary Education Training Institute - 1
- Nursing Training Centre - 1
- Blind and Deaf School - 1
Colleges and Universities are listed with phone numbers randomly
Schools, School & College
Zilla School – 68444
Faizunnesa Gov. Girls’ High School – 65256
Laboratory School -76061
Lady of Fatema Girls’ High School – 76228
Public School and College – 76766
High school – 68213
Assistant Training School – 65562
High School – 76865
Girls’ High School – 65953
Modern High School – 68035
Primary School – 65959
Line High School – 66687
Lutfunnesa Girls’ High School -65459
Bohumukhi Karigari Uccha Biddalaya – 65404
Memorial Academy – 61780
Biddayatan – 76458
Gov. Primary School – 76553
Taimia – 76744
Balika Uccha Biddalaya – 76873
Unnayan Board Uccha Biddalaya – 68303
Cadet School – 67027
Balika Uccha Biddalaya – 71600
Mamtaz High School and College - 76619
Uddin Memorial High School – 69263
taimia school and college – 77038
Sahzadi Bohumukhi Uccha Biddalaya – 69671
Resedential School and College – 67114
Holy Child International School - 67148
Colleges, University & Colleges,
Open University – 77557
Govt. College (Hi. Sec. Section) - 65245
University College - 65988
Govt. College – 68413
Women’s College-65853, 65543
Public School and College -76766
Ajit Guho College – 65121
Cadet College -76434,76196, 63675
Teachers Training College -76063
Fazilatunnesa Bohumukhi College - 64722
College Campus – 65763
Samabai College - 76017, 76053, 76482
Mahila Mahabiddalaya - 68258
College - 69734
Memorial School and College - 69733
Housing State School and College – 64321
Teachers Training College - 76204
Bangle College - 72044
Adarsha Degree College - 72200
Pacific School and College - 62960
Law College - 76296
Law College - 77078
Institute - 76077, 76684
- 61735, 64154
Manager Karigari Prosikhan Kendra – 64978
Khan Karigari o Commerce College – 64447
Servey Institute – 68477
Prosikhon Kendra - 71999
is a public university located at Kotbari Comilla, Bangladesh.
 The university was constructed on 50 acres (200,000 m2)
of land at Lalmai Bihar,
Moynamoti. Comilla University is affiliated by University
Grants Commission Bangladesh. Professor Dr. Golam Mowlah is
the founder Vice-Chancellor of Comilla University and he was
removed from university on July 30 2008 and Zulfikar Ali, a
professor of mathematics of the university, was given the charge.
The next vice-chancellor of Comilla University, Dr. A.K.M Zehadul
Karim declared to resign on 7 October 2009 after violence.
Professor Amir Hossen Khan, a professor of Physics department
of Jahangirnagar University, was appointed as VC on 22 November
2009. The chancellor of the university is President of Bangladesh
Zillur Rahman. Its campus is declared as smoking & politics
free. It started with 7 departments and in 2008 another department
was added. Now there are a total
of 8 departments including Computer Science & Engineering,
Mathematics, Accounting & Information Systems, Marketing,
Management Studies, Economics, Public Administration and English.
Three more departments were announced to be opened from 2009.
is one of the oldest colleges in Comilla as well as
is the pride of the people of Comilla. Landlord of that time Roy Bahadur
Anandra Chandra Roy had established the college on 24 September,1899.
Anandra Chandra Roy was a renowned patron of promoting and developing
education in the district. He was a contractor by profession and
accordingly set aside a large amount of money to establish a college for
the development of higher education in Comilla.
was thus born to fulfill his long cherished dream. In recognition of his
noble endeavour th British Govt. awarded him the title “Roy Bahadur”
after the establishment of the college. A white color sculpture was
built in front of the main gate of intermediate section of the college
to keep the memory of Roy Bahadur alive.
behind the name of the college:
Queen Victoria was the Empress of India from 1876 to 1901. At that time,
Comilla was also under the rule of the Empire hence the college was
named as “Comilla
Comilla Medical College:
College is a medical college located in Comilla, Bangladesh.
It is a Government medical college and admits 100 students into
the 5 year MBBS degree programme.It was established in 1992.
Till August 2009,13 batches have completed their Bachelors
degree. A number of students from abroad are also studying in
this institution. It s a renowned medical college of Bangladesh.
Comilla Cadet College:
Cadet College (CCC) was founded near the historic Moinamoti
Bouddha-bihar in Kotbari, Comilla on 1 July 1983 . It was the
youngest of the ten cadet colleges until the recent
inaguarations of the two girl's cadet colleges in Feni &
Jaipurhat. Like the other five post-1971 liberation war cadet
colleges, CCC was also modified from a Residential Model School
. The campus was made standard within a mere nine months by
a skillful panel of educators and military officials including
the founding Principal Lt. Col. Nurul Anwar (now Rtd.), Vice
Principal Mr. Ashraf Ali, Mr. Nurul Haque, Taslim Uddin, Akhtar
Alam, Humayun Kabir, Abdul Jabbar & Kamal Uddin Mohammad.
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The then Adjutant General of Bangladesh Army, Maj. Gen. Abdus
Samad P.S.C. officially opened
CCC on 7 April 1984 . That very day, CCC greeted 150 cadets
in 3 random intakes. On 18 May, fifth intake and on 22 November,
second intake followed. The subsequent arrival of sixth intake
later in the year satisfied the enrollment need of three hundred
and CCC began its journey in full swing.
Despite its short existence so far, CCC is hailed as one of
the greatest institutions of pre-university education in Bangladesh
. A military preparatory school, CCC has numerous graduates
join the country’s armed forces – some even go on to achieve
the highest accolades such as Sword of Honor or Osmani Shornopodok
at Bangladeshi military institutes. Academically,
few other schools in the region have come close. There have
been years when CCC cadets secured more than fifteen top positions
in national high school tests. This tradition of excellence
Ispahani Public School &
Ispahani Public School &
College, Comilla Cantonment is one of the prime institutions of the
institution has successfully completed more than 45 years. During this
time the institution transformed many brilliant students in to worthy
citizens who are now well established in the society. The institution
has been successful in creating a tradition in quality
has become a pride possession of all Ispahanians.
Results of S.S.C &
H.S.C exams have all along been commendable. It stands on 9.3 acres of
land at the north-east corner of the main Cantonment. It is about 100
yards to the south of the Dhaka-Comilla-B Baria road- junction. The
College has a spectacular building to house the academic classes and the
hostel. The motto of the College is "Enter to learn. Leave to serve"
Cantonment Public School was initially set up in Comilla Zilla
School located in the Comilla Town in September 1962. It was
an English Medium Co-education School
starting from KG-1 to class X. The history of its development
is as under:
- It was shifted to present Cantt Board High School location
in Jan 1963.
- Hostel facility was introduced in Apr 1963 using the Engineers
Battalion Line in the Cantonment presently 101 Brigade Sainik
- The first batch appeared at the SSC exam in 1964.
- Renamed as Mainamati Public School in June 1965.
- The foundation stone was laid by Maj Gen Fazal Muqueem Khan,
GOC 14 Division.
- Late Mr Mirza Ahmed Ispahani constructed the present building
and the school was renamed as Ispahani Public School in Sep
- During the War of Liberation the school was closed and used
as a concentration camp. Lt Col Amil, a non-Bengalee
officer, was the Principal at that time. Eleven teachers of
the School were killed by the Pakistani Army.
- It re-started in Feb 1972 as Bengali Medium Co-Educational
- A separate Intermediate College was set up in Jul 1975 in
the Cantt Boys School.
- The College was merged with the School in Oct 1975 and finally
named Ispahani Public School and College.
- Degree classes on science and arts were opened in 1995 with
only 12 students and were closed down in 1996.
- On establishment of the Kindergarten School in the Cantt in
Dec 1997, the Nursery and KG classes had been dropped from the
- Admission to the hostel
was closed in Jan 1998 for students’ poor standard of discipline
which caused a fall of income and the hostel was re-started
in July - 1999.
- An English Medium Section in Class VI started from the academic
- A Lt Col from AEC is being posted as Principal Since Nov 1999.
Comilla Zilla School:
Comilla Zilla School is one of the oldest schools
in the country. It is situated in the center of Comilla, was established
in 1837 by an English named H. G. Legister. It was governmentalized as a
high school by the Government of British India for teaching English
literature and Science and named as Comilla Zilla School. In the 1850s
the school building expanded and improved its teaching structure.
This is a boy's school.
Initially the school conducted only one shift. From 1991 two shifts were
introduced: morning and day. Presently all the classes from 5 to 10 are
running. There are six sections in each of the classes-‘A’, ‘B’, ‘C’,
and ‘A’, ‘B’ and ‘C’ for class five to eight where ‘A’, ‘B’ and ‘C’ are
in morning shift and day shift. There are Two sectionsin nine & ten,they
are "A"and "B" And 60 students in each of the sections according
For class nine and ten students are distributed into
four sections following the same structure with a larger number of
students in a class. Almost 1400 students are studying in the school
with 53 teachers.
Usually students are admitted in class 5 and 6. Admission can be
considered in other classes if a vacancy is available or if someone is
transferred from some other government school. The admission test is
usually taken in the first week of January.
Dhirendranath Datta: Bengali lawyer who was also active in the
politics of undivided Bengal in pre-partition India, and later in East
Pakistan (1947-1971). On February 23, 1948, in the Pakistan Constituent
Assembly in Karachi, Dhirendranath, as a member of Pakistan National
Congress, made a speech calling for Bengali to be made one of the
official languages of Pakistan. He served as the Minister of Health and
Social Welfare (East Pakistan) in Ataur Rahman Khan's cabinet (1956-58).
A.K.M.Ali Akber Khan: gold medalist teacher, founder Comilla
cultural complex, founder Convenar Comilla B-para association, former
secretary International Older Welfare Association. Former secretary
Government Retired Welfare Association
Bangladesh Academy for
Rural Development (BARD):
Academy for Rural Development (BARD), Comilla is located at
Kotbari, a rural area along the Mainamati-Lalmai (one of the
archeological sites of Bangladesh) hill range in Comilla district
at a distance of about 100 kilometers from the capital city
Dhaka. The sprawling campus covers an area of 156 acres of land
including undulating hilly terrain and valleys. A large part of
the campus is orchards, vegetable farms, nurseries, parks and
roads lined with shady tropical trees.
The office and the residential buildings have been designed and located
in harmony with the topography and surrounding landscape. The
well-planned layout of the institution and green landscape give the
campus a serene and idyllic beauty.
The Academy was established in 1959 basically as a training
institute to train
government officials and representatives of the local government
and village organizations in various subjects relating to rural
development. It is an autonomous institution governed by a Board
of Governors of which the Minister for Local Government, Rural
Development and Cooperatives is the Chairperson. Administratively,
it is attached to the Ministry of Local Government, Rural Development
and Cooperatives. The Board of Governors formulates policies
and the Director General of BARD as the Chief Executive implements
the policies and conducts the day-to-day affairs within the
framework of the ordinance and Service Rules of the Academy.
The activities of the Academy carry out by its Faculty working
in 9 Divisions each of which is headed by a Director. The Divisions
are divided into two broad categories : Service Divisions and
Academic Divisions. The Service Divisions include Training;
Research; Project; and Administration. The Academic Divisions
are Rural Administration and Local Government; Rural Economics
and Management; Rural Education and Social Development; Rural
Sociology and Demography; and Agriculture and Environment.
strength of the faculty is 60 including the Director General,
Additional Director General, 9 Directors, 14 Joint Directors,
13 Deputy Directors and 22 Assistant Directors. 305 supporting
officials and staff assist them.
The Academy is famous for
its evolved model “Comilla Approach to Rural Development” in
home and abroad; and received National Award in 1986 for its
remarkable contribution in Rural Development.
Institute (CPI) a largest and reputed Government polytechnic institute
in Bangladesh which was established in 1962. This polytechnic has
controlled by the Government of Bangladesh and under the Bangladesh
Comilla Polytechnic Institute (CPI) provide 4 years Diploma in
Engineering Course under the (BTEB) as maintaining International
There are six departments in CPI:
- Computer Technology
- Civil Technology.
- Electrical Technology
- Electronics Technology.
- Mechanical Technology.
- Power Technology.
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