(Please note that the names are not in any particular
University of Dhaka
The University of Dhaka was established in 1921 under the Govt.
of India Act. XVIII of 1920 as a teaching and residential University
with a constitution similar in many respects to those of the
then contemporary English University. It began its journey with
192 students and 3 faculties in July 1st, 1921. The current
Emergency Building of Dhaka Medical College was the Main building
of the University. P. J. Hartog was the first Vice Chancellor
and the first Registrar was Khan Bahadur Nazir Uddin Ahmad.
At the beginning there were
60 professors working in three faculties - Arts, Science and
Law. The total number of students in the first and the second
year was 877. Total number of Residence halls was 3.
FACULTY OF ARTS: Departments:Bengali,
English,Arabic, History, Islamic History and Culture, Islamic
Studies, Library and Information Science, Linguistics, Mass
Communication and Journalism, Philosophy, Sanskrit and Pali,
Theatre and Music, Urdu and Persian.
FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES: Department: Anthropology, Economics,
International Relations, Political Science, Public Administration,
FACULTY OF BUSINESS STUDIES: Department: Accounting, Finance
and Banking, Management, Marketing.
FACULTY OF SCIENCE: Departments: Chemistry, Applied Chemistry,
Computer Science, Geography & Environment, Geology, Mathematics,
Physics, Applied Physics and Electronics, Statistics
FACULTY OF BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES: Aqua-culture and Fisheries,Bio-chemistry,
Botany, Clinical Psychology, Microbiology, Psychology, Soil
FACULTY OF LAW: Department of Law. FACULTY OF PHARMACY: Department
.INSTITUTES: Institute of Education
and Research, Institute of Business Administration, Institute
of Statistical Research and Training, Institute of Social Welfare
and Research, Institute of Nutrition and Food Science, Institute
of Modern Languages, Institute of Fine Arts, and Institute of
IBA(Institute of Business Administration)
IBA, University of Dhaka was
founded in 1966 in collaboration with the Indiana University,
Bloomington, USA under a Ford Foundation Financial Assistance
Program. The objective of the Institute is to provide professional
training in business administration. Initially, IBA introduced
the MBA Program. MPhil and PhD programs were later introduced
in the 1970s. The BBA Program was launched in 1993. IBA carries
the distinction of being the pioneer of all the business schools
of Bangladesh and an institution absolutely free from any kind
Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology
Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) is the most dominant and prestigious institution for technological studies in Bangladesh and admissions to all
courses are highly competitive. There are 16 departments under 5 different faculties.
and Planning, Urban and Regional Planning, Humanities, Civil
Engineering, Water Resources Engineering, Electrical and Electronic
Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Chemical Engineering,
Material and Metallurgical Engineering, Petroleum and Mineral
Resources Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry, Mechanical
Engineering, Industrial and Production Engineering, Naval Architecture
and Marine Engineering.
Bangladesh Agricultural University
Agricultural University was established as the East Pakistan
Agricultural University on 18 August 1961. The present name
was adpoted in 1972. The University is 4 kilometer south of
the Mymensingh town and occupied 1200 Acres areas by the side
of Old Brahamputra river. It consists of 6 faculties and 41
departments. Among them, 8 departments belong the faculty
of Veterinary Science, 15 belong to Agriculture, 5 belong
to Animal Husbandry.
Bangladesh Open University
An open university is an institution
for distance education designed for those who intend to improve
upon the level of their education or professional skills by
studying at home or at places of their work. It meets the need
for education of all classes of people particularly those deprived
of education in conventional institutions. An open university
offers a wide variety of formal and non-formal programmes through
printed materials electronic media like radio, television, audio
and video cassettes, telecommunication and tutorial services.
Chittagong university has 28
academic departments.These department operate under six administrative
faculties. These are three institute and one research centre.
The University offers undergraduate, graduate and post graduate
degrees. 16,000 full-time students are enrolled in the University.
It has 520 faculty members and most of them are highly qualified
with a long teaching and research experience.
Jahangirnagar University is situated at Savar, the
capital of the Sambhog principality and a flourishing Buddhist center
of learning in the seventh and eighth centuries AD. The University,
named after the old name of Dhaka city, was established in 1970 by
the Jahangirnagar Muslim University Ordinance, 1970 (later amended
as Jahangirnagar University Act, 1973). The University happens to
be the only fully residential university in the country. Located on
the Asian Highway, popularly known as the Dhaka Aricha Road, the University
is only 32 kilometers away from Dhaka, and is sandwiched by the National
Monument and the Public Administration Training Centre. Faculty of
Social Science: Economics, Anthropology, Govt. and Politics, Business
Administration, Geography and Environment, Urban and Regional Planning.
Faculty of Arts: Bangla, English, History, Philosophy, Archeology,
Drama and Dramatics, International Relations. Biological Science Faculty:
Botany, Zoology, Pharmacy, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Mathematical
And Physical Science Faculty: Physics, Statistics, Chemistry, Mathematics,
Geological Science, Environmental Science, Electronics and Computer
Science Institute: Institute of Computer and Information Technology.
The institute conducts Diploma and Certificate courses.
Khulna University was established in order to cater
to the growing educational needs of the country. It occupies about
320acres of land. It plans to set up different Schools such as Science
and Technology. Life Science, Management and Business Administration,
Social Science, Arts and Humanities, Law, Education and an Institute
of Fine Arts. The academic programme of the University started in
University was established in 1992 under an Act of the Govt. of the
People's Republic of Bangladesh with features distinct from those
of the traditional Universities of the country. The objectives of
the University is not only to ease the situation but also to improve
the standard of education by upgrading the curriculum and syllabuses
and ensuring academic discipline in all spheres. The University along
with its own academic programme is vested with powers to affiliated
college and with its coming into existence, all the college, so long
affiliation to other Universities of the country, excepting those
teaching agriculture, engineering and medical science have come under
its jurisdiction. Institutes: Institute of Humanities and Social Sciences,
Institute of Liberation and Bangladesh Studies, Institutes of National
Science, Institute of Life Sciences, Institute of Business and Management
Studies. Academic Units: School of Under Graduate Studies, Centre
for Post Graduate Education, Training & Research, Centre for Curriculum
Development and Evaluation, Institute of Post -Graduate studies.
The university of Rajshahi
is the second largest University in Bangladesh. It is founded in 1953.
It occupies about 300 hecters of lands in a primarily residential
area. The university is situated about 5 km east from the city center
of Rajshahi. In addition to excellent arts, science, business and
computer science graduate and postgraduate programs, the university
provides professional and specialized training in a variety of health
professions, medicine, dentistry and law.
University of Science and Technology
The Shahjalal University of Science & Technology was
initiated in 1987. It has expanded to three faculties : School of
Physical Sciences, School of Applied Sciences & Technology and School
of Social Sciences. Now there are 13 departments under these three
faculties. Besides, the university has 3 affiliated medical colleges
under the School of Medical Science and one affiliated Veterinary
College under the School of Life Sciences.