Md. Abdur Rakib

Assistant Professor & Head, BUFT


Abdur Rakib presently embraces the position of Assistant Professor and Head of the Department of Social Sciences at BGMEA University of Fashion & Technology (BUFT), Bangladesh.

Abdur Rakib completed his B.S.S and M.S.S. degree in Sociology from Dhaka University in 2013 and 2014 respectively. After receiving his Master’s degree, he joined BGMEA University of Fashion & Technology (BUFT), Dhaka as a Lecturer in 2014. He is especially interested in research to the pitch of sociological theories, autism, social capital, human capital, social cohesion, contribution of RMG in Bangladesh, CSR, compliance issues in RMG etc.

He published 12 articles in different national and international Journals and two books. He presented papers in four International Conferences in various parts of Bangladesh, India and Indonesia. He currently coordinates a Danish funded project (Step Up+ project) in collaboration with Danida, DM&T and Sociability of Denmark.

Teaching/Research Specialization

Abdur Rakib has more than six years of experience in the fields of teaching, research project and development. He involved with two projects as a principle researcher funded by BUFT and team member under EU Horizon 2020.

  • Research on Implementation Status of Bangladesh Labor Law in Readymade Garments (RMG) Industry: A Study on Garment Factories in Gazipur.
  • Research on Life- cycle based sector study on ready-made garments (B2C).


[1]. Momen, A., & Rakib, M. A. (2013). Social Stratification among the Muslims in India: An Overview. Journal of the Itihas Academy, Dhaka, Vol.2, No.2: p. 75-86.

[2]. Rakib, M.A. (2014). Problems of Autistic Children and their Families: A Study in the urban areas of Bangladesh, Dhaka University Institutional Repository, Dhaka.

[3]. Rakib, M.A. (2014, Friday 6). Autism and Its Challenges. Morning Tea. The Daily Sun, Dhaka, 4(26): p. 21-22.

[4]. Adnan, A., Rakib, M. A., & Rahman, M. (2015). Export trend of Bangladesh: The dominance of ready-made garment industry. Research Journal of Economics, Business and ICT, UK, 10(1): p. 25-31.

[5]. Rakib, M. A., & Adnan, A. (2016). Challenges of Ready-Made Garments Sector in Bangladesh: Ways to Overcome. Journal of BUFT, Dhaka, 3(1): p. 63-77.

[6]. Rakib, M. A., & Rahman, M. (2016). Income and Food Status of Female Garments Worker in Gazipur area, Bangladesh. Society and Change, 10(1): p.63-77.

[7]. Rakib, M. A., & Azad, A. K. (2016). Towards Sociology of Autism: A Case Study on the Parents of Autistic Children in Dhaka City. Journal of Governance and Innovation, 2(2): p.73-84.

[8]. Islam, M. S., Rakib, M. A., & Adnan, A. T. M. (2016). Ready-Made Garments Sector of Bangladesh: Its Contribution and Challenges towards Development. Journal of Asian Development Studies, 5(2): p. 50- 61.

[9]. Rakib, M. A. et al, (2018). Lifecycle Analysis (LCA) of a White Cotton T-shirt and Investigation of Sustainability Hot Spots: A Case Study. London Journal of Research in Science: Natural and Formal, UK, 18(3): p. 21-31.

[10]. Islam, M. S., & Rakib, M. A. (2019). Labour Laws in the Garment Sector of Bangladesh: a Workers’ View. Yuridika, 34(3), 467-482.

[11]. Rakib, M. A. (2020). Export Trend of the Leather Industry of Bangladesh: Challenges to Sustainable Development. BUFT Journal of Business and Economics (BJBE). Dhaka. 1(1): P.163-187.

[12]. Akhtarujjaman S. M., & Rakib, M. A. (2020). Customer’s Satisfaction on Service Quality: A study on Intertek. Journal of BUFT. Dhaka. 5 (1).

[13]. Rakib, M. A. (2020). Background of the Development of Tannery Industries in Bangladesh. Journal of History and Civilization, Jagannath University, Dhaka. 1(1). (Submitted).

[14]. Islam, M. S., Rakib, M. A. & Khan, A. N. (2020). Practices of Labour Laws in Bangladesh: A Study on Garments Sector. UITS Journal of Business Studies, Dhaka. 7(1). (Submitted).