After completing secondary education, students seek to get admission to a renowned college for higher secondary education. This becomes the main concern for the parents and guardians as well. That is why it is important to have a good idea of all the prestigious colleges offering quality education to students with science, commerce, and arts background. To that end, both Dhaka North City Corporation and Dhaka South City Corporation house some of the best colleges in Bangladesh. We already discussed the prestigious colleges in Dhaka North in a previous article. Today we have picked the top colleges in Dhaka South for you.
VIQARUNNISA NOON SCHOOL AND COLLEGE
Located at New Baily Road, Viqarunnisa Noon School and College is one of the most prestigious Bangla medium schools in Dhaka. This educational institution is exclusively for girls. This school has a long glorifying history and culture tied strongly to all the brilliant minds who were once the students of this institution and their achievements. This is why every student takes pride while introducing themselves as a student of the institution.
Established in 1952, this institution has become synonymous with excellence. And most importantly it never let down after all these years. There are a total of 4 campuses in Dhaka including Bashundhara, Azimpur, Dhanmondi, and Baily Road. However, only the Baily Road branch offers higher secondary education. Some of the most value-for-money areas in Dhaka. Throughout the years, Viqarunnisa Noon School and College retained their top position by achieving prestigious milestones one after another. Additionally, Viqarunnisa Noon School and College is a great advocate for extracurricular activities including art, dance, and theatre. But their debating club is legendary. They offer education in both English and Bangla versions and operate their school in two shifts: Morning and Day.
Notre Dame College
Notre Dame College is recognized as one of the best educational institutions in Bangladesh. It is located in the Arambagh area of Motijheel. This college is established in 1949 and run by Roman Catholics. Notre Dame College is exclusive to boys only. This educational institution has 4 academic buildings, a huge playground, a green campus, a library, an auditorium, and hostel facilities. It has three departments for facilitating the students from science, commerce, and arts background.
In addition to academic studies, the institution has about 23 clubs to keep students involved in different cultural and creative activities. The students of this college regularly participate in sports and debate competitions and also win prizes in different categories. Considering all this, Notre Dame College is definitely one of the best colleges in Dhaka South.
In addition to the college, in 2013 Notre Dame University Bangladesh was established under the Notre Dame College according to the private university act. But the academic activities started in 2014. The permanent campus of the university is located on the south side of the college. It offers numerous degrees and programs including BBA, MBA, CSE, LLB, and ELL to students.
IDEAL SCHOOL AND COLLEGE
Established in 1965, it was known as Motijheel Ideal School at first. But in 1990, after the establishment of the college, it came to be known as Ideal School and College. It is a co-educational institute. The facilities include a Library, art & craft center, auditorium, well-equipped labs, and Indoor & Outdoor Sports Area. There is also a science club, cultural club, and English society for interested students. But their BNCC and Scout teams have an excellent reputation.
Being one of the best colleges in Dhaka South, Ideal School and College has a clear focus on academics. In total there are three branches of Ideal School and College across Dhaka including Motijheel, Banasree, and Mugda. Of these, only the Motijheel branch offers higher secondary education. There are 2 buildings for conducting the academic activities of the college. The school has reached the top by providing best-in-class education throughout. Equal importance is given to co-curricular activities as well including sports, public speaking, debate, and arts. This institution also operates in two shifts: Morning and Day.
Starting its journey in 1841, this one is considered one of the oldest educational institutions in Dhaka. In the beginning, it was called ‘Dhaka Government School’. Dhaka College is located by Mirpur Road adjacent to the south side of Teachers Training College in the New Market area of Dhaka. They offer both Honors and Masters degrees to the students. All the activities of this institution run in accordance with the rules of the National University. However, only boys have the opportunity to study in this college. The college also offers residential facilities for both students and teachers. In addition, Dhaka college has excellent lab and library facilities. But one of the advantages of this college is that it has its own transport system for the students.
Dhaka City College
Dhanmondi is one of the most popular places to live in Dhaka. From renowned schools, colleges to shopping malls and hospitals, Dhanmondi offers every amenity and facility. So there are many benefits of living in Dhanmondi. And Dhaka City College is one of the most reputed colleges in Dhaka South. It was established in 1956 under the name ‘Dhaka Night College’. However, in 1960, the college was shifted to Kudrat-i-Khuda Road or Dhanmondi Raod No. 2, Dhanmondi, at its present address.
Classes are conducted in two shifts at Dhaka City College. There is also a large space on the ground floor of this fully air-conditioned college. There are 6 counters on the ground floor for conducting admission activities. It also offers subject-based labs and library facilities.
Apart from higher secondary education, the college also offers BBA, BSc, and Honors degrees under the National University. In addition to academic studies, the students of this college participate in cultural programs, debate competitions, computer programming competitions.
These colleges in Dhaka South are some of the most reputed educational institutions in Bangladesh. And we believe these aforementioned colleges are some of the best when it comes to delivering quality education.