Name of Hall:  Bangladesh-Kuwait Maitree Hall
Head of Office:  Dr. Mahbuba Nasreen
Designation:  Provost (Acting)

Bangladesh-Kuwait  Maitree Hall is the 3rd hall established for female students of  University of Dhaka. Foundation of this hall was laid in 1989 with financial  assistance from the Government of Kuwait. It was unveiled for the students on  19th May 1990. The hall is located at near the Institute of Social Welfare and Research and Begum Fajilatunnessa  Mujib Hall. It is between the New Market and Gate 3 of Border Guard Bangladesh  (BGB).


 At  the beginning the hall had only 115 resident and 571 non-resident students. At  present (May 2014) it has 600 resident and 2000 non-resident students. Alike the  cases of resident students, official processing of all matters for the  non-resident students are also managed and controlled by the hall  administration. Provost is the chief of the hall administration body. The  following table presents the names of provosts including their tenure in a  sequential manner.

  List of the Provosts of Bangladesh-Kuwait Maitree Hall





Professor    Dr. Hamida Akter Begum

19    June 1989 – 11 September 1989


Professor    Dr. Sharifa Khatun

12    September 1989 – 1 September 1990


Professor    Dr. Jaheda Ahmed

2    September 1990 – 1 September 1993


Professor    Dr. Begum Jahan Ara

7    September 1993 – 21 November 1994


Professor    Dr. Begum Akter Kamal (Acting)

22    November 1994 - 4 March 1996


Professor    Dr. Rabeya Khatun

5    March 1996 - 31 March 2002


Professor    Tahmina Akter  

1    April 2002 - 31 March 2008


Professor    Farida Begum

20    April 2008 - 19 April 2014

   9 Professor    Dr. Mubina Khondkar 20    April 2014 -


Dr. Sabnam Jahan



The hall is established on about four acres of land which is decorated with  plants and garden. It consists of two main blocks and accommodates one dining  hall/canteen, one auditorium, one BNCC room, one prayer room, one indoor games  room, one debating room, three guest rooms, one library, one reading room, one common  room/ TV room, and one corner shop with photocopying service. There are office  rooms for the provost, house tutors and administrative staffs. The hall office  is equipped with IPS facility and WiFi connection. Students are also offered  services by physician and psychologist. Students can avail bus service offered  by the university to commute to the main campus from the hall.  


The  hall administration comprises of house tutors and administrative officers that is  headed by the provost. There are 13 house tutors, three senior administrative  officers, seven third class employees and 45 fourth class employees. Students  participate in the regularly organized general meetings with the provost and  the house tutors. House tutors maintain their prescheduled duty hours when all  students are welcome to communicate and resolve their issues. Students’ other  academic requirements are supported through the administrative officers.  

List  of House Tutors





House Tutors

Dr. Shobnom Jahan


Dilshad Noor Lira


Habiba Rahman


Nuzhat Nuery


Farjana Begum


Tasneema Khan


kamrun Nahar


Shilpi Begum


Doli Rani Paul


Dr. Tania Sultana



House Tutors

Jesmin Rashid Gazi


Khaleda Khatun


Sayera Begum



List  of Staffs

Principal Administrative Officer

Touhidur Jahan


Momtaz Nargis

+8801715437084/ 7546460

Senior Administrative Officer

Nazma Begum 01957458997
Parvin Akter +8801714410752
Administrative Officer

Kamrun Nahar


Rehana Begum


Amrita Rajbanshi


K.M. Tazul Islam

Senior Assistant

Jyotirmoye Banik



Students,  who are attached to this hall and need a seat to live in the hall, need to apply  following a formal procedure. Seats are allotted every year, after thorough scrutiny  of applications following the established rules and regulations set by the  university. Students are allocated seats on the basis of merit. However, three  guest rooms are there to accommodate needy students who need emergency support.

Activities and Programs

The  hall life is colored with different types of activities and programs that also facilitate  maintaining a cultural coherence. Occasions like Eid, Pooja, Pohela Boishakh, and all national days are celebrated with festivity and  enthusiast participation. Every year, a milad is arranged remembering the day of establishment of this hall. During every  Ramadan iftar mehfil is organized. Students perform extracurricular activities  on several occasions. Different types of indoor and outdoor games are also arranged  for the students.

Hall  administration and the university authority try their best to keep a peaceful  and congenial stay of the students so that they can pursue their academic and  hall stay in a meaningful way.