Rear Admiral Nazmul joined Bangladesh Navy as a cadet in 1984 and was commissioned in the Executive branch on 1986. He completed his Midshipman and Ag S Lt training from Britannia Royal Naval College, UK. A specialist in navigation, he did his long navigation course from Cochin, India in 1993.
He has a blend of command, staff and instructional appointments throughout
his career. He worked as Director Naval Operations and Director Naval Intelligence
at NHQ. He also served 3 years tenure as Staff Officer Operations to COMCHIT.
As a young Lieutenant, he was appointed as ADC to Chief of Naval Staff. His
instructional career started as the Naval DS at Bangladesh Military Academy. He
later conducted JSC at BNA both as a Directing Staff and a Director. He served
as a DS in DSCSC Mirpur for 3 years. In 2013, he was appointed as the
Commandant of Bangladesh Naval Academy, where he planned the transition of Naval officers training from 2 to 4
years. During his service tenure, he visited many countries of Asia, Africa,
Europe and America. He also took part in the UN Peacekeeping Mission in former
Yugoslavia (Croatia/Montenegro) in the year 2002.
He is a distinguished graduate of Defence Services Command and Staff College, Mirpur and Naval War College, USA. He also attended Naval Command Course at The US Naval War College. His academic qualifications include Bachelor of Science degree from Chittagong University and Masters in Defence Studies from National University, Bangladesh. Currently he is undergoing M Phil Programme Under BUP.