The Department of Agricultural Finance was established in 1963. The main objective of the department is to develop manpower in order to meet the increasing demand for agricultural economics especially agricultural finance graduates in public, private and non-government organizations involved in development activities, agricultural education, research and extension activities particularly in the agricultural sector of Bangladesh. Keeping in view the wider scope of agricultural economics graduates, the curricular of the department is designed to include courses in finance, policies, agricultural finance, agricultural sciences, and other related disciplines.