Notre Dame College, Dhaka

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Notre Dame College, Dhaka
Father timm bhaban.jpg
MottoDiligite Lumen Sapientiae
Motto in English
Love the light of wisdom
TypeHigher secondary school, university-affiliated college
Established1949 (1949)
Religious affiliation
Catholic Christian Church
PrincipalFr. Hemonto Pius Rozario CSC (2012 - present)[1]
Students6000+
Location,
CampusUrban
Websitenotredamecollege-dhaka.com
Notre dame college dhaka logo.png

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.[2] 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.[3][4]

Campus[change | change source]

Buildings[change | change source]

Name Picture Built Description
Father Harrington Building Harrington Building at NDC.JPG 1955
Father Martin Building 1960
Mathis House Teacher's Quarter NDC Dhaka by Mayeenul Islam.jpg 1964
Archbishop Ganguli Building Ganguly Building at NDC.JPG
Father Timm Building Father Timm Bhaban at Notre Dame College, Dhaka.jpg 2013
Father Peixotto Building Peixotto Building, NDC.jpg 2019

Notes[change | change source]

  1. In the Indian subcontinent, as in the UK, higher secondary schools comprising the 11th and 12th years of education are often referred to as colleges

Reference[change | change source]

  1. "New Principal Appointed in Notre Dame College". Daily Sangram. 13 December 2012. Archived from the original on 10 July 2015. Retrieved 9 July 2015.
  2. "Notre Dame College, Dhaka - Banglapedia". en.banglapedia.org. Retrieved 2020-03-31.
  3. নবীনবরণ ও ছাত্র-অভিভাবক নির্দেশিকা (in Bengali). Notre Dame College. 2014. p. 20.
  4. "Notre Dame College (Dhaka)". Retrieved 9 July 2015.

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