Notre Dame College, Dhaka
নটর ডেম কলেজ, ঢাকা
|St. Gregory's College|
Diligite Lumen Sapientiae
Motto in English
|Love the light of wisdom|
|Type||Higher secondary school, university-affiliated college|
|Catholic Church (Congregation of Holy Cross)|
|Principal||Fr. Hemonto Pius Rozario CSC (2012–present)|
|Vice-principal||Leonard Sankar Rozario|
|Students||6400 (As of 2019[update])|
Notre Dame College (Bengali: নটর ডেম কলেজ) is a Catholic higher secondary school[a] as well as a degree college, situated in Dhaka. A society of priests named Congregation of Holy Cross established it in 1949. According to the result of HSC exam, it is regarded as one of the best colleges of Bangladesh.
History[change | change source]
Notre Dame College was first established at Luxmibazar of Old Dhaka in November, 1949 with the name "St. Gregory College". In 1954-55, the institution was transferred to Arambagh, Motijheel with the present name – "Notre Dame", referring to Mary or Maryam, mother of Jesus Christ.
Campus[change | change source]
Buildings[change | change source]
|Father Harrington Building||1955||It is a 3 stored building. Valerian Gracias (Cardinal of Bombay) laid its foundation stone on 17 January 1954.|
|Father Martin Building||1960||It is a 4 stored residential building. There is an auditorium on its ground floor.|
|Mathis House||1964||It is a residential house for the priests. Since 1972, the ground floor of the building has been used as a library for seminarians and brothers.|
|Archbishop Ganguli Building||1997|
|Father Timm Building||2016|
|Father Peixotto Building||2019|
Notes[change | change source]
References[change | change source]
- "New Principal Appointed in Notre Dame College". Daily Sangram. 13 December 2012. Archived from the original on 10 July 2015. Retrieved 9 July 2015.
- "Notre Dame College, Dhaka - Banglapedia". en.banglapedia.org. Retrieved 2020-03-31.
- নবীনবরণ ও ছাত্র-অভিভাবক নির্দেশিকা (in Bengali). Notre Dame College. 2014. p. 20.
- "Notre Dame College (Dhaka)". Retrieved 9 July 2015.
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