Sylhet Agricultural University

Sylhet Agricultural University the fourth Agricultural University of the country situated at Taligorh in Sylhet district. This University was established on 3 October 2006 by upgrading the Sylhet Government Veterinary College under the Sylhet Agricultural University Act, 2006. This university came into operation from 2 November 2006 with provision for higher education on Agricultural Science and agriculture related subjects, research, invention and transfer of technology related to agriculture. Though initially the university maintained a single faculty such as Veterinary and Animal Science, three other faculties were later opened such as Agriculture, Fisheries, Agricultural Economics and Business Studies. Besides, the opening of two new faculties such as Agricultural Engineering and Technology, Food Engineering and Technology are now under process. There are 84 teachers in four faculties of the university. [Md. Hasinur Rahman]