The Department of Public Administration
Faculty of Social Sciences
Comilla University

The Department of Public Administration starts its journey  with the beginning of Camilla University in 2007 and constitutes a significant part of the university’s  history. As a dynamic discipline comprising  ‘actions  of government  exposed through  policy formulation and implementation’ public administration holds distinct academic value specially for its role in  ensuring better governance for  a better world. Necessity for the study of public administration in modern time stemmed from a universal fact that it is ‘harder to run a constitution than to frame one’ revealed by Woodraw  Wilson fixes its comprehensive and universal goal as “to discover, first, what government can properly and successfully do, and, secondly, how it can do these proper things with the utmost possible efficiency and at the least possible cost either of money or of energy”  which again moulds the vision ,mission  and objectives  of  public administration program in the department .

Vision Statement
The Department strives to create leaders, innovative thinkers and problem solvers with moral and functional proficiencies who are capable of tackling contemporary issues on a local, national and global level which will eventually ensure good governance in all the spheres of life.

Mission Statement
The Department have been conducting active and modernized education program with higher excellence undergraduate and progressively postgraduate academic programs. The enthusiastic academics and comprehensive range of curriculums have been assuring an excellent and vibrant learning environment for the student. The curriculum simultaneously emphasizes on both moral and functional expertise of the students in coherent manner. The Department has been generating competent and functioning administrators for public and private sectors to unravel the challenges of the contemporary world.

Learning Objectives
In the Department of Public Administration, the students become capable of :
  • Discovering new ways of thinking and receiving knowledge by combining cutting-edge theory with real-world experiences. 
  • Analyzing policies, programs, problems issues related to governance and administration and making recommendations for change and development.
  • Leading and managing public and private sectors organizations including banks, institutions and Non-Governmental Organizations.
  • Developing skills for effective communication in oral and written forms and prepare them career –ready.
With the aforementioned the Department of Public Administration by its excellence and aptitude has become one of the leading Departments of the Comilla University since its inception. The enthusiastic and energetic efforts of the faculty members immensely facilitated the Department to reach its present glorious place. The career in administration is very exciting and demanding. For the last couple of years, many young scholars are produced from the Department and the students are performing capably in government services, banking and financial sectors and multinational companies. The Department of Public Administration will incessantly play significant role through its quality teaching and research at the University level. The Department of Public Administration pleasantly welcomes national and international research and academic collaboration to fortify its aims.