The oldest Prostgraduate University in the Bangladesh
University of Dhaka, the oldest post-graduate institution of the country, has in the meantime, conferred certificates upon more than 1.6 million graduates. Dhaka University Alumni Association (DUAA) was established on 24 September 1949 with late Justice M. Ibrahim as its President. One cannot imagine Bangladesh without the Alumni of the University of Dhaka.
From its inception, the University of Dhaka has been a place for many great scholars and scientists. From 1926 - 1945 the renowned physicist Satyendra Nath Bose served as a professor. It was during this period that he published his famous papers in collaboration with Albert Einstein, most notably defining Bose-Einstein condensate.
Since its establishment DUAA is committed towards development of the University of Dhaka and welfare of its students through providing scholarships, stipends and funding in the academic pursuits of the students. Besides, it undertakes various projects to preserve the traditions of the University, adding to the academic excellence of the University of Dhaka in general in co-operation with the University authorities. Having financial assistance from Eastern Bank Ltd. DUAA has introduced 224 scholarships along with carrier building counseling to meritorious students of all the 57 departments of Dhaka University. Furthermore, forty four meritorious students of all the 9 institutes under the University of Dhaka are also provided with similar scholarships and job training by Mutual Trust Bank Ltd and DUAA jointly.
The Nobel Laureate, Muhammad Yunus, an alumnus of the University, is a member of the Dhaka University Alumni Association
Fazlur Rahman Khan is one of the greatest structural engineer of the second half of the 20th century. He is regarded as the "father of tubular design for high-rises".
Satyendra Nath Bose, Fellow of Royal Society, is best known for providing the foundation for Bose-Einstein statistics and the theory of the Bose-Einstein condensate.
Sheikh Mujibur Rahman was a Bengali politician and the founding leader of the People's Republic of Bangladesh, generally considered in the country as the father of the Bengali nation.