An institution dedicated to excellence in teaching, research, training, and community services.

Why Presidency University?

Because we provide quality education at an affordable cost. We have qualified faculty base, state of the art lab facilities, student friendly campus environment for study and strict academic rules and guidelines for each and every student.

Profile of the Chairperson

Mrs. Rokia Afzal Rahman is a leading woman entrepreneur and a former Adviser (Minister) to the Caretaker Government of Bangladesh. She started her agro-based company and further diversified her business into insurance, media, financial institution and real estate.

She is currently the Chairman of R. R. Group of Companies, Arlinks Group of Companies, Aris Holdings Ltd and R. R. Estates Ltd. Chairperson of Mediaworld Ltd (“The Daily Star”) and MIDAS Financing Ltd. She is a Director of Mediastar Ltd (“Prothom Alo”), ABC Radio. She is also a member of the board of directors of Grameenphone Ltd, Bangladesh Lamps Ltd, and Marico Ltd.

Mrs. Rokia Afzal Rahman is the Vice President of International Chamber of Commerce - ICC Bangladesh and a Trustee Board member of Transparency International Bangladesh – TIB.
She served as a Board Member of the Central Bank of Bangladesh, and the President of the Bangladesh Employers Federation – BEF. She was also a Director of Reliance Insurance Ltd. She is the former President of Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and Industries – MCCI, Dhaka.
Mrs. Rokia Afzal Rahman serves on the board of BRAC. She is Chairperson of Banchte Shekha, Jessore - working for the underprivileged and extremely poor. She is a board member of Grameen Telecom Trust – building a social business and she is also a board member of MRDI (Management and Resource Development Initiative).

She is the founder President of Bangladesh Federation of Women Entrepreneurs (BFWE). In 1994, the first Women Entrepreneurs Association (WEA) was formed in Bangladesh with Rokia Afzal Rahman as founder President. In 1996 Mrs. Rahman formed Women in Small Enterprises (WISE) to further promote women into small enterprises and industries.

Mrs. Rahman is the founder chairman of Presidency University and former chair of Asian University for Women - AUW.

She  is a member of   South Asia Women’s Network (SWAN).

Mrs. Rahman is a member of  Business Advisory Council (EBAC) at  United Nations Economic and Social Commission Asia and Pacific (ESCAP)

Mrs. Rahman has received several international and national awards.