Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Agricultural University (BSMRAU) is a government-financed 13th public university of Bangladesh. It is located at Salna, Gazipur. Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Agricultural University was established in 1998 as a public university with an act (Act no. 16) promulgated by the government of Bangladesh. The university was established by transforming the Institute of Post Graduate Studies in Agriculture (IPSA). IPSA was established as Bangladesh College of Agricultural Science (BCAS) in 1983 as an academic organ of Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute (BARI) and academically affiliated with Bangladesh Agricultural University until 1991. In 1991, IPSA was made an autonomous institution. Henceforth, IPSA started its true course credit-based MS and PhD programs. The graduate program of IPSA was developed by a team of IPSA teachers led by Prof. L. M. Eisgruver of the Oregon State University (OSU), USA under the cooperation of JICA-USAID-GOB.


Faculty of Agriculture is the largest one of the University comprising of 15 Academic Departments. The department of Agrometeorology is the 15th department starting in April, 2022 as a collaboration between BSMRAU DAE through Agrometeorological Information Systems Development Project (AMISDP) financed by the World Bank. At present there are 10 faculty members serving in the department as additional duty. MS Programme was started in Winter-2022 Term. The classes started on 29 January, 2023. At present there are 8 students of which 6 are female and 2 male.


The department is situated in a separate floor in the Faculty of Agriculture Building. The department has one classroom, one Agrometeorology Lab, one Computer Lab, Greenhouse and Automatic Weather Station. Besides, there are sitting arrangements for faculty members, Consultant, Head, and staff. There is also a Library Cum Reading Room for the Students.


Phone: 9205310-4
Mobile: 01552356277
E-mail: bari_nasimul@yahoo.com; nmbari@bsmrau.edu.bd