Varendra University


Prof. Dr. Md. Faizar Rahman

It gives me immense pleasure to welcome you to Varendra University. The vision of Varendra University is to produce highly skilled and technologically trained manpower, visionary professional leaders, and enlightened citizens with the orientation of knowledge of development strategies, the latest technologies of the time, and effective management.

Established in 2012, Varendra University provides high-quality education, equipping students with the acumen to address both local and global challenges. Within just 10 years of its journey, Varendra University has achieved remarkable success and continues to forge its future with new program initiatives: a modern curriculum, research endeavors, student engagement, professional training, faculty development, progress towards a state-of-the-art campus building, and much more.

Varendra University believes that education is the primary catalyst for positive transformation and the cornerstone for building strong, resilient, and enduring communities. The university also instills anessence of professionalism, social awareness, and a deep sense of patriotism. It provides many opportunities to grow academically, intellectually, socially, and as well-rounded human beings. In the process, critical thinking is emphasized, teamwork is promoted, technology awareness is implanted, new veins of knowledge are explored, multi-cultural consciousness and empathy are developed, interpersonal competencies are fostered, practical life skills are sharpened, and an ethical perspective is inspired.

Varendra University provides an educational experience and a graduation journey that will not only enrich a student’s life but also be relevant to local needs and global expectations of a modern-day graduate. Thisuniversity aims to contribute to national development by producing innovative, skilled, and technologically trained manpower. Varendra University will also enable every student towards personal accomplishment and enlightenment, constructive public engagement, and productive contribution to society.

Varendra University is one of the top-ranked universities in the Northern part of Bangladesh. From the very beginning, the authority has led this university successfully and earned its name and fame across the country. Students of this university are participating in different skill-based competitions across the country and bringing success. This is an indication that this university is growing in the right direction and producing quality students who may face the challenges of this everchanging world.

Varendra University is expanding its research facilities' horizons to create noble knowledge. Besides this university opens an opportunity for brilliant but poor students to obtain higher education at an affordable cost, fulfill their dreams, and contribute to the development of society. Moreover, we provide scholarship facilities at a large scale to restate our commitment to ensuring quality education for all. VU comprehends the essence ofsome prominent historic centers of learning in Asia such as the Somapura Mahavihara of Paharpur (770-810 AD), the Darasbari Madrasha at Nawabganj (15th Century AD), etc. of the Varendra area and continues its journey to bear the legacy.

Finally, I would like to welcome you toVarendra University. All the facilities are made available here for the students so that they may able to grasp the opportunity and furnish their lives according to their desires.


Professor Dr. Md. Faizar Rahman

Treasurer, Varendra University

Former Professor, Dept. of Sociology, University of Rajshahi

Former Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Rajshahi

Former Chairman, Dept. of International Relations, University of Rajshahi

Former Chairman, Dept. of Anthropology, University of Rajshahi

Former Chairman, Dept. of Sociology, University of Rajshahi