Pabna University of Science and Technology

Faculty Profile

Masud Rana

BBA, MBA in Finance and Banking (RU) 

Assistant Professor (Finance) 

Department of Business Administration

Pabna University of Science and Technology

Pabna, Bangladesh

Contact Information

 +880 1729591799 (Personal)

2292 (PABX)

masud@pust.ac.bd (Office)

masud7648@gmail.com (Personal)

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Total Publications: 15

Total Publications (15)

13
2

Biography (1)

  • I am Masud Rana, has been serving as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Business Administration, Pabna University of Science & Technology (PUST), Pabna-6600, Bangladesh since 25th November, 2016. I obtained Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.) major in Finance and Banking in the year 2011 (held in 2013) and Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) (Course work and a thesis) in Finance and Banking in 2012 (held in 2014) from University of Rajshahi (RU), Rajshahi-6205, Bangladesh securing CGPA 3.55 (in scale of 4.00) and CGPA 3.67 (in scale of 4.00) respectively. Just after completing MBA I joined in Pabna University of Science & Technology (PUST), Pabna-6600, Bangladesh as a Lecturer of Finance on 25th November, 2014. From the very beginning of my university life I had a dream to involve myself in education and research sector. I am trying to continue my research work since of my early career life. Although we have some limitations (unavailability of research fund and workload other than academic activities) a few number of research paper has been published in peer-reviewed international and national journals. As a part of my academic duty, I have supervised good number of students at graduate and post graduate levels.

Education (5)

  • Ph.D. fellow on “Impact of Monetary Policy on the Economic Development in Bangladesh” in the Pabna University of Science and Technology, Pabna-6600, Bangladesh. Under the supervision of Dr. Mohammad Saleh Jahur, (Director, Islamic Bank Bangladesh Limited) Professor, Department of Finance, University of Chittagong, Chittagong-4331, Bangladesh and Dr. Md. Abduallah Al Mamun, Associate Professor, Department of Business Administration, Pabna University of Science and Technology, Pabna-6600, Bangladesh.
  • Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) (Course work and a thesis) in Finance and Banking in 2012 (held in 2014) from University of Rajshahi (RU), Rajshahi-6205, Bangladesh securing CGPA 3.67 (in scale of 4.00).
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.) major in Finance and Banking in the year 2011 (held in 2013) from University of Rajshahi (RU), Rajshahi-6205, Bangladesh securing CGPA 3.55 (in scale of 4.00).
  • Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) Examination in 2007 with GPA 4.80 (in scale of 5.00) from Cambrian College, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  • Secondary School Certificate (SSC) Examination in 2005 with GPA 5.00 (in scale of 5.00) from Baoikola Yakubia Dhakil Madrasah, Pabna, Bangladesh.

Teaching Experience (2)

  • Assistant Professor in the department of Business Administration at Pabna University of Science and Technology (PUST),Pabna 6600, from 25th November 2016 to present.
  • Lecturer in the department of Business Administration at Pabna University of Science and Technology (PUST),Pabna 6600, from 25th November 2014 to 24th November 2016.

Administrative or Other Experience (2)

  • Member Academic Committee, Dept. of Business Administration, Pabna University of Sciences and Technology, From 25/11/2014 to till now.
  • Coordinator EMBA, Batch-11, Dept. of Business Administration, Pabna University of Sciences and Technology.

Research Interests (4)

  • Monetary Policy in Bangladesh
  • Capital Market
  • Ratio Analysis of Financial Statement
  • Dividend Policy

Active Research Project (3)

  • Monetary Policy in Bangladesh
  • The Impact of Dividend Policy on Share Price
  • Green Banking in Bangladesh

External Affiliation (4)

  • Associate Editor, UniversePG https://www.universepg.com/journal/cjbis
  • Expert Trainer (Financial Planning) at Bangladesh Investment Development Authority- BIDA, Prime Minister’s Office from 22 August 2019 to present.
  • External Course Teacher, Department of Accounting and Informatin System, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Science and Technology University, Gopalganj, Bangladesh
  • External Course Teacher, Department of Management Studies, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Science and Technology University, Gopalganj, Bangladesh

Journal Articles (13)

  • Nayan Kumar Sarker, Hasibul Islam, Masud Rana, MD Ruhul Amin. “Corporate Social Responsibility Practices: A Study on Foreign Commercial Banks in Bangladesh”. European Journal of Business and Management, ISSN 2222-1905 (Paper) ISSN 2222-2839 (Online), Vol.12, No.21, 2020, 139-148.
  • Rebeka Sultana Rekha, Md. Ikbal Hossain and Masud Rana. “Measuring Financial Inclusion Index in Bangladesh: A Multidimensional Approach”. Journal of Pabna University of Science and Technology Studies, ISSN 2308-6246, Volume 4, Issue 2, June, 2020, 75-84.
  • Hasibul Islam, Masud Rana, Nayan Kumar Sarker and Md. Abu Bakor Siddique. “Does Bangladesh Need to be Established Derivatives Markets?”. The Asian Institute of Research, Journal of Economics and Business, ISSN 2615-3726, Vol. 3, No. 2, 2020, 625-636.
  • Masud Rana, Md. Abdullah Al Mamun, and Md. Abu Bakor Siddique. “Measuring the Financial Performance of Private Commercial Banks in Bangladesh”. Journal of Pabna University of Science and Technology Studies, ISSN 2308-6246, Volume 4, Issue 2, June, 2020, 85-96.
  • Masud Rana and Md. Masud-Ul Hasan. “Performance Evaluation of Selected Commercial Banks in Bangladesh Based on Profitability: A Comparative Analysis”. Journal of Business Studies, Special Issue on Business and Sustainable Development, University of Rajshahi. JBS-ISSN 2303-9884 (Print), 2020, 231-242.
  • Masud Rana, Md. Abdullah Al Mamun, and Hemanta Kumar Bhadra “Impact of Dividend Policy on Share Price: A Case of Listed Commercial Banks at the Dhaka Stock Exchange, Bangladesh”. Journal of Business Studies, PUST, ISSN 2410-8170 (Print), 2019, Volume 2, Issue 1, 81-87.
  • Masud Rana and Md. Abu Bakor Siddique. "Green Banking in Bangladesh: A Descriptive Analysis". IOSR Journal of Business and Management (IOSR-JBM)e-ISSN: 2278-487X, p-ISSN: 2319-7668. Volume 21, Issue 7. Ser. VI (July. 2019), PP 57-67
  • Masud Rana. “Profitability Position of selected Commercial Banks in Bangladesh”. Journal of Business Studies, PUST, ISSN 2410-8170 (Print), 2018, 1(1): 68-78.
  • Masud Rana. “Performance Evaluation of Rajshahi Krishi Unnayan Bank (RAKUB) in Bangladesh: An Exploratory Study”. Journal of Finance and Accounting. Vol. 4, No. 2, 2016, pp.7180. ISSN: 2330-7331 (Print); ISSN: 2330-7323 (Online).
  • Masud Rana. “Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR): Opportunities and Challenges of Banking Sector in Bangladesh”. Journal of Finance and Accounting. Vol. 3, No. 6, 2015, pp. 234-246. ISSN: 2330-7331 (Print); ISSN: 2330-7323 (Online).
  • Md. Kamal Hossain, Masud Rana and Faysal Ahmed. “Impact of recession on readymade garments of Bangladesh”: A critical analysis. International Journal of Applied Research, 2016; 2(9): 85-90
  • Masud Rana, Md. Kamal Hossain and Rebeka Sultana Rekha. “Profitability and liquidity of conventional banking and Islamic banking in Bangladesh: A comparative study”. International Journal of Applied Research 2016; 2(9): 318-327.
  • Md. Masud-Ul-Hasan, Md. Hasebur Rahman, Masud Rana. “Identifying Service Quality Attributes and Measuring Customer Satisfaction of Dhaka-Pabna Route Public Bus Service”. Asian Business Review, Volume 5, Number 2/2015 (Issue 11) ISSN 2304-2613 (Print); ISSN 2305-8730 (Online).

Conference Proceedings (2)

  • "International Webinar 2020 on 'Financing and Managing Rural Development" Organized by Department of Finance, University of Chittagong, Bangladesh
  • International Conference on Business and Sustainable Development (ICBSD 2018), March 8-9, Organized by Faculty of Business Studies, University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh.

Conducted Courses (6)

  • Financial Derivatives
  • Econometrics
  • Corporate Finance
  • International Finance
  • Insurance and Risk Management
  • Principles of Finance

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