Md. Imdadul Hoque

Md. Imdadul Hoque is a Bangladeshi academic and Vice-Chancellor of Jagannath University.[1][2] He is a professor of the botany department of the University of Dhaka.[3]

Early life

Hoque completed his master's degree in botany from the University of Dhaka in 1978.[4] He completed his PhD in 1987.[4]


Hoque was professor of botany at the University of Dhaka.[5] He served as the dean of Biological Science faculty at the University of Dhaka.[6] He saw the foundation of Prof Dr Sheikh Shamimul Alam Trust Fund at the botany department.[7]

From 2017 to 2020, Hoque was a member of the governing body of Akij College of Home Economics.[8] He is an executive member of Bangladesh Association for Plant Tissue Culture & Biotechnology.[9]

In May 2019, Hoque attended a seminar on studying in Sweden organized in association with the Swedish embassy.[10] He is a contributor to the Bangladesh Biosafety And Biosecurity Society.[11] He is the vice-chairman of BEST foundation.[12]

In June 2021, Hoque was appointed the Vice-Chancellor of Jagannath University for a four-year term.[6][13] He replaced Mijanur Rahman as the Vice-Chancellor of Jagannath University.[14] He oversaw the inauguration of the first female dormitory of the university.[15]


  1. ^ sun, daily. "Vice-Chancellor of Jagannath University (JnU) Professor Dr Md Imdadul Hoque along with faculty members of the university poses for a photograph at the concluding ceremony of a three-day training on Quality Teaching organised by Institutional Quality Assurance Cell at the central auditorium of JnU in the capital on Wednesday. Professor Dr Protiva Rani Karmaker was the resource person of the event. | Daily Sun |". daily sun. Retrieved 2022-08-08.
  2. ^ Hossain, Mosharrof. "DU Professor Imdadul Hoque appointed JnU VC | Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)". Retrieved 2022-08-08.
  3. ^ Alam, Helemul (2010-11-12). "Trees dying in Dhaka". The Daily Star. Retrieved 2022-08-08.
  4. ^ a b "Dr. Md. Imdadul Hoque Dhaka University Profile". Retrieved 2022-08-08.
  5. ^ "Prof Imdadul made new VC of JnU". Retrieved 2022-08-08.
  6. ^ a b "Prof Imdadul Hoque made Jagannath University VC". The Business Standard. 2021-06-01. Retrieved 2022-08-08.
  7. ^ "Prof Shamimul Alam Trust Fund established at DU". Retrieved 2022-08-08.
  8. ^ "Governing Body (2017- 2020)". Akij College of Home Economics. Retrieved 2022-08-08.
  9. ^ "Executive Committee - Bangladesh Association For Plant Tissue Culture & Biotechnology (BAPTC&B)". Retrieved 2022-08-08.
  10. ^ "Seminar on study in Sweden held at DU". Retrieved 2022-08-08.
  11. ^ "Bangladesh Biosafety and Biosecurity Society". Retrieved 2022-08-08.
  12. ^ "About Us". Retrieved 2022-08-08.
  13. ^ Correspondent, JnU (2021-06-02). "DU Prof Imdadul new JnU VC". The Daily Star. Retrieved 2022-08-08.
  14. ^ "Imdadul Hoque new JnU VC". New Age | The Most Popular Outspoken English Daily in Bangladesh. Retrieved 2022-08-08.
  15. ^ "Jagannath University opens its first residential hall, only for females". Retrieved 2022-08-08.