Md Ikhtiar Uddin Bhuiyan
Md Ikhtiar Uddin Bhuiyan Associate Professor, Department of Government & Politics




Mr. Md Ikhtiar Uddin Bhuiyan is an Associate Professor in the Department of Government and Politics at Jahangirnagar University, Dhaka, Bangladesh. In addition, he is working as Students Welfare Advisor in the Department of Government and Politics. In addition with academic rules he is serving as an Advisor of Transparency Internaitonal of Bangladesh(TIB)- Yes Group, Jahangirnagar University.  Moreover, he is playing pivotal role to eliminate food adulteration in the position of advisor in Youth Consumers Forum. Mr. Ikhtiar is an academic with a proven track record both in teaching and research on issues of international relations and public policy issues which are central to meet social challenges. His publications prove his commitment to investigate social issues. Mr. Ikhtiar  joined the department in 2016 as a lecturer. Since joining as a lecturer, he has been actively involved in research, teaching and administrative activities with sincerity and dedication.  Prior to joining in the department, he worked in Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS) since 2014 and before joining in BCS, he also served in the Customs Department as a Customs Officer. In addition, he also worked in the Ministry of Information, Communication and Technology (ICT) as a protocol officer. Moreover, he worked in the Investment Corporation of Bangladesh as a senior officer. In 2018, Mr. Ikhtiar went to Japan for his advanced level second Master degree on Public Policy and returned in September 2019 after successfully completing his Master degree from National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS), Tokyo, Japan.    

His main areas of research are in International relations specifically Southeast Asian Politics, South Asian Dynamics of Politics, and China’s policy towards the world and Governance issues. He has published papers in journals such as The Jahangirnagar Review, CENRAPS Journal of Social Science and Asian Studies Journal. Currently, he is the member of International Political Science Association (IPSA) and  China-Bangladesh Mutual Friendship Trade Center Limited. Moreover, he is also member of Japanese Universities of Alumni Association of Bangladesh(JUAAB).


Public Service Delivery System in Bangladesh,  Government and Politics of South Asia,  Public Policy, International Political Economy


Siddique, M. N.A. ; Bhuiyan, M. I. U., The Role of Upazila Parishads in Local Development in Bangladesh: A Case Study of Two Upazila Parishads(2011-2020), The Jahangirnagar Review, Part II: Social Science, 47, 1, pp.63-80, 2023.

The Role of Upazila Parishads in Local Development in Bangladesh: A Case Study of Two Upazila Parishads(2011-2020).


Bhuiyan, M. I. U., Eva, S. H, Combating Covid-19 in Bangladesh: Analyzing from Policy Perspective, Journal of Asian Studies, 41, Department of Government and Politics, Jahangirnagar University, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2021.
Bhuiyan, M. I. U., Saha, M. (2021, Effect of the Retirement Policy in Degeneration of Employment Opportunities in Bangladesh, The Jahangirnagar Review, Part II, XLV, 2, Social Science, The Faculty of Social Science, JU,, 2021.
Bhuiyan, M. I. U., Mollik, M. M. & Islam, S., Fifty Years of Bangladesh-India Relationship: Prospects and Challenges, Samaj Jijnasa, 5, 8, pp.147-159, Vidyasagar Centre for Social Sciences Midnapore, West Bengal, 2023.
Bhuiyan, M. I. U., Mollik, M. M. & Tuly, M. A. J, Impacts of COVID-19 on unemployment: Bangladesh perspectives., International Journal of Social Sciences and Education,, 5, 8, pp.65-92, Istanbul, Turkey, 2023.
Md Ikhtiar Uddin Bhuiyan and Ahnaf Tahmid, Foreign Direct Investment in Bangladesh(FDI): Stimulus Corruption or Deveopment?, Society & Change Vol. XV, No.3, July-September 2021 ISSN: 1997-1052 (Print), 2227-202X (Online), Vol. XV,, 3 (ISSN: 1997-1052 (Print), 2227-202X (Online), July-September 2021.

This paper was presented in the 7th International Integrative Research Conference on Governance in Society, Business and Environment and later published in the Journal of Society and the Change.

Md. Sanwar Siraj, Rebecca Susan Dewey, Md Ikhtiar Uddin Bhuiyan, Kamrul Hasan, Md Yousuf Ali, Ahnaf Tahmid Arnab, The Mental Health Act and Public Perception on Resource Allocation in Bangladesh, American Journal of Psychiatry and Neuroscience, 9(2), June, 2021, pp.38-43, 2021. doi: : 10.11648/j.ajpn.20210902.13
Md Ikhtiar Uddin Bhuiyan, Becoming an Asian Tiger: What Lessons Bangladesh can get from East Asian Miracles?", International Journal of Social Science and Human Resource(IJSSHR), 04, 03 March 2021, 2021. doi:
Md Ikhtiar Uddin Bhuiyan, An Overview of the BCIM-Economic Corridor and its Impact on Bangladesh: A Critical Analysis, The Jahangirnagar Review, Journal of The Faculty of Social Science, Vol-XLII,, 2020.
Md Ikhtiar Uddin Bhuiyan, Strengthening Democracy in Bangladesh: Reality or Myth, Journal of Asian Studies, Vol-39, 2020.
Bhuiyan, M. Ikhtiar Uddin, Influences of SMEs on the Economic Development: Bangladesh Perspective, The Jahangirnagar Review, Journal of The Faculty of Social Science, XLI,, February,2020, pp.411-422, 2017.
Bhuiyan, M. Ikhtiar Uddin, Functioning of the Union Parishad: An Analysis from Democratic Perspective, Journal of Asian Studies, Vol-36, pp.15-26, 2017.


Md Ikhtiar Uddin Bhuiyan, Fastest Growing Economy of Bangladesh: A Miracle or Sheikh Hasina's Leadership?, 2nd International Conference on Social Science, Humanities and Education, Conference Book, pp.473, Istanbul, Turkey, 2022.

This research paper has published in a Conference Book.

Md Ikhtiar Uddin Bhuiyan, Political and Economic Impact of the BCIM-Economic Corridor in South Asia: Bangladesh Case, 26th International Political Science Association(IPSA) World Congress, Lisbon, Portugal, 2020.

I have presented this paper in the 26th Interantional Political Science Association(IPSA) Congress which held in Lisbon, Portugal on July 2021. 

Bhuiyan, M. Ikhtiar Uddin, Combating COVID-19 in Bangladesh: Analyzing from Policy Perspective, Conference on the Bangladesh in the 21st Century, Estambul, Turkey, 2020.

Presented this abstract in "Conference on the Bangladesh in the 21st Century" which was held in Estambul, Turkey, August 22, 2020


Bhuiyan, M. I. U., Mollik, M. M., Leveraging Technology to Enhance Quality Education in Primary Schools: Opportunities and Challenges in Bangladesh, pp.340, 2023. doi: 10.4018/978-1-6684-9295-6

Global Perspective on Value Education in Primary School


3. Bhuiyan, M. I. U., Islam, M. T. (2023)., China’s Economic Diplomacy with Bangladesh: Opportunities and Challenges, 2023.

China-Bangladesh Connectivity(Book Chapter accepted) Wil be published in 2023 from The Springer


Md Ikhtiar Uddin Bhuiyan, Merit Scholarship,

Merit Scholarship for Bachelors Degree and Masters Degree during the session of 2003-2008

Md Ikhtiar Uddin Bhuiyan, IAF Visiting Scholarship,

FNF- The International Acdemy for Leadership(IAF) Visiting Program Scholarship to be held in Brussels, Belgium and Berlin, Germany on 16th September 2023 to 23 September 2023

Md Ikhtiar Uddin Bhuiyan, Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho: MEXT) Scholarship, 2019.

MEXT Scholarship for pursuing second Master’s degree for the period of October 1,2018- September 30,2019


Mohammad Tarikul Islam, Md Ikhtiar Uddin Bhuiyan, Unrest at Jahangirnagar University: Where is the end?, The Daily Independent Newspaper, 2019.

Newspaper article published on The Daily Independent


Course Code Course Title Semester/Year
309 Political Economy of Bangladesh 3rd Year
402 Public Policy Analysis 4th Year

Academic Info

Institute: National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies(GRIPS), Tokyo, Japan
Period: 2019

Master of Public Policy

Institute: National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies(GRIPS), Tokyo, Japan
Period: 2019

Master of Public Policy

Institute: Jahangirnagar University
Period: 2008

Master of Social Science(MSS)

First Class(Second position)

Institute: Jahangirnagar University
Period: 2007

Bachelor of Social Science(BSS)

First Class( Third position)

Institute: Dhaka City College
Period: 2003

HSC From Commerce Group

GPA(without optional): 4.20

Institute: Islampur High School
Period: 2001

SSC From Commerce Group

GPA(without optional): 4.50


Organization: Jahangirnagar University
Position: Associate Professor
Period: February 2022 to till today

Delivering class lectures and supervising graduate level thesis students. In addition, providing guidance towards the students of the Department as Students Welfare Advisor.

Organization: Jahangirnagar Univerisity
Position: Assistant Professor
Period: December 2018 to Till date

Delivering lecture and supervising research paper. Moreover, writing research publications.

Organization: Jahangirnagar Univerisity
Position: Lecturer
Period: September 2016 to December 2018

Writing research paper and delivering lecture. In addition, preparing question and assessing exam papers

Organization: Bangladesh Civil Service(BCS)
Position: Lecturer
Period: August 2014 to September 2016

Lecturer of Political Science Department at Cumilla Government College

Organization: Investment Corporation of Bangladesh(ICB)
Position: Senior Officer
Period: August 2014 to August 2014

Providing investment counseling to investors and dealling with different matters related with capital market.

Organization: National Board of Revenue under the Ministry of Finance
Position: Customs Inspector(Assistant Revenue Officer)
Period: May 2011 to July 2014

Collected Revenue from imported goods

Examined imported goods

Assess Customs documents to fix up customs duty

Organization: Ministry of ICT
Position: Protocol Officer
Period: 18 January to 21 May , 2011


·         Dealing visa issues of Ministry with different Embassy


Implement administrative order of Ministry


Organization: Jagannath University
Position: External Examiner
Period: July 2022 to Till today

To prepare exam questions, evaluate exam papers and thesis paper. Moreover, to take viva as a member of viva board.

Organization: Bangladesh Political Science Association
Position: Member of Executive Committee
Period: 2018 to till today

To organize different seminers and symposium on different crucial issues of the country.

Organization: Narsingdi Forum Dhaka
Position: Member of Executive Committee
Period: 2021 to till today

To serve the community and to promote the deveopment of the District of Narsingdin with the cooperation of high officials of the government.

Organization: Japanese Universities Alumni Association of Bangladesh(JUAAB)
Position: Lifetime Member
Period: 2020 to till today

Acting as a lifetime member of Japanese Universities Alumni Association of Bangladesh(JUAAB) and playing vital role to a strong relationship with Japan.

Organization: Jagannath University
Position: 2nd Examiner
Period: 2021 to till today

He has been working as a second examiner at the Department of Political Science, Jagannath University, Dhaka since 2021

Organization: Bangladesh Open University
Position: Chairman of Examinations Committee
Period: 2021-2022

Acting as a chairnman of Examinations committee of 2021 and 2022, Department of Political Science.

Organization: Community Mosque at DIT Project, Dhaka
Position: Vice- President
Period: 2020 to till today

To make awareness among the community people regarding superstitions. Moreover, to enlighten them and to make a moderate Muslim country

Organization: Lions Club of Bailey Elites, Lions Club of International
Position: Lions Leader
Period: January 2022 to till today

To assist the poor people in the different corners of the world

Organization: Youth Engagement Support(YES Group) of Transparency International Bangladesh(TIB), Jahangirnagar University
Position: Advisor
Period: February 2020 to till today

To make awareness among the students regarding corruption and to stop corruption in each level of the administration as well as each sectors. Moreover, organizing different programs for example signature campaign or cartoon exhibition in the capmus area to make the students more conscious regarding corruption.

Organization: GRIPS Alumnae Association
Position: Executive member
Period: 2019

More than 3000 international students who graduated from GRIPS, Tokyo, Japan are the members of this group

Organization: China-Bangladesh Friendship Center Limited(CBFCL)
Position: Executive member
Period: 2019
Organization: International Political Science Association(IPSA)
Position: Member
Period: 2020

IPSA brings together an international community of more than 3,000 members from all areas of political science.


Md Ikhtiar Uddin Bhuiyan

Associate Professor
Department of Government & Politics
Jahangirnagar University, Savar, Dhaka-1342, Bangladesh.
Cell Phone: +8801717757740