World Border Security Congress

Aurangzeb Chowdhury

Rear Admiral Aurangzeb Chowdhury, NBP, OSP, BCGM, BCGMS, ndc, psc

Director General, Bangladesh Coast Guard Force

Bangladesh Coast Guard


Rear Admiral Aurangzeb Chowdhury, NBP, OSP, BCGM, BCGMS, ndc, psc has joined as Director General of Bangladesh Coast Guard Wef 15 February 2016. He was born on 28 September 1959. He was commissioned in the Executive Branch in Bangladesh Navy on 10 December 1980. Rear Admiral Aurangzeb attended various courses at home & abroad. He has done cadet training & basic course in Germany, Surface Warfare Officer Course in USA, Instructional Technique Course at Chittagong Teacher’s Training College, Gunnery Specialization Course in India, Missile Weapon System Course in China, Naval Staff Course in Germany, C++ Programming with Operating System at AUST in Dhaka, Training on Combat System (Operator Training) in Netherlands, Ship Building Technology Course in South Korea, BA & MDS (Masters in Defence Studies) from National University, MBA from Bangladesh Open University & M Phil from Bangladesh University of Professionals (BUP). He has successfully completed NDC from National Defence College, Mirpur, Dhaka in 2010 and Capstone Course from the same institute in 2012. He is proficient in German and learned French Language also.


During his long naval career Rear Admiral Aurangzeb successfully served in various ships & establishments in various capacities including Assistant Chief of Naval Staff (Operations), Assistant Chief of Naval Staff (Personnel), Commodore Commanding Chittagong, Commodore Superintendent Dockyard, Naval Secretary & Directors at NHQ, Commanding Officer of Frigate & different other ships, Commandant of Marine Academy, Zonal Commander of Coast Guard East Zone & Principal of Marine Fisheries Academy, Chittagong etc.


Rear Admiral Aurangzeb is happily married with Dr. Afroza Aurangzeb, who is a Gynecologist & blessed with one son & one daughter.