Professor Md. Abdur Rashid


           Tejgaon College & Syndicate member, National University

Life Sketch of Professor Md. Abdur Rashid

Early Life and Education
Professor Abdur Rashid, the principal of Tejgaon College, Dhaka, was born to Late Abdul Kuddus Mandal and Jubeda Khatun in Dhanatta Village, Sharishabari upazilla under Jamalpur District on 12 April 1957 . He started his early education in the village primary school. After finishing primary education, He started his secondary education at Aramnagar High School .He passed his SSC examination in 1972 and He passed his HSC examination from Sharishabari College under Dhaka Board in 1974. Professor Abdur Rashid obtained his BSc (Honours) in Chemistry from the Department of Chemistry, The University of Dhaka in 1978 and and MSc in Chemistry from the same department in 1979.

Academic Career and Principalship
Abdur Rashid started his career in teaching at Rampal College on 21 April 1984 and later he joined Tejgaon Collge as a lecturer in Chemistry on 11 November 1984. Professor Abdur Rashid was appointed the Principal of Tejgaon College on the 21st of December 1998.

Role in Education Sector
Principal Abdur Rashid is playing significant roles in the education sector of Bangladesh since he started his career in teaching in 1984. He is the executive president of Bangladesh College University Teacher’s Somity besides playing the role of a syndicate member of National University at present. It is important to note that he was the adviser of Royal University and VP of the Student Union of the Department of Chemistry from 1979 till 1980.

Other Experiences
Principal Abdur Rashid is an adviser of Talent Campus College, Uttara. Further, he is currently playing the following roles:
i. Member, Trusty Board of Ideal University(Proposed)
ii. Member, Adhaq Committee of Aramnagar Kamil Madrasa.
iii. Member Mahmuda Salam Mohila College.
iv. Member, Farhad Ali Degree College, Kazipur,Sirajganj.
v. Member, Fazlul Haque Mohila College, Dhaka.
vi. Applicant of Member of Parliament election in 2001 & 2008.
vii. Vice -Chairman, Riverdale English Medium School,Dhaka.
viii. Chairman, Future Development.
ix. Chairman, Governing Body, Bangabondhu College.

Political Life:
Becoming inspired with the ideals of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman , he started his career in politics from his student life. Of late, he has been the president of Tejgaon Thana Awami League since 2015.

Social Works
Professor Abdur Rashid has been working diligently for the welfare of common people establishing educational institutions and religious institutions.

Family Life:
Professor Abdur Rashi and Mrs. Hosni Ara Rashid are blessed with two sons. Mrs. Rashid is the chairperson of Riverdale English Medium School, Dhaka.