|Birth||2 March 1897|
Mahmud Hasan (born March 2, 1897) was a Bengali academic. He served as the 5th Vice-Chancellor of the University of Dhaka.
Hasan earned his bachelor's and master's in English from Presidency College, Calcutta in 1918 and 1920 respectively. He later got another master's degree and a Ph.D. degree in English from the Oxford University in 1926.
In 1921, Hasan started his career as a lecturer in Cotton College, Guwahati and in the same year, he was appointed as a lecturer at the University of Dhaka, as a Reader in 1926 and a Professor in 1936.
He served as the Provost of Salimullah Muslim Hall in 1928. He became the chairman of the Dhaka Education Board in 1942. Eventually, he served as the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Dhaka from July 1, 1942, until October 21, 1948.