University of Bangladesh

 

 

Public universities

Bangladesh has 42  public universities to the bulk of higher studies students. These universities are funded by the government while managed as self-governed organizations.

Dhaka division = 13,  among them  Dhaka City (8).

Chittagong division = 7;                                  Khulna division =  4 ;

Rajshahi division = 3;                                     Mymensingh Division = 2

Rangpur division = 2 ;                                     Sylhet division = 2 

Barisal division = 2

University Acronym Established Location Division Specialization PhD granting
University of Rajshahi[5] RU 1953 Rajshahi Rajshahi division General Yes
University of Dhaka[4] DU 1921 Dhaka Dhaka division General Yes
University of Chittagong[8] CU 1966 Chittagong Chittagong division General Yes
University of Barisal BU 2011 Barisal Barisal division General Yes
Sylhet Agricultural University[26] SAU 2006 Sylhet Sylhet division Agricultural Science Yes
Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University[18] SAU 2001 Dhaka Dhaka division Agricultural Science Yes
Shahjalal University of Science and Technology[11] SUST 1986 Sylhet Sylhet division Science & Technology Yes
Rangamati Science and Technology University[36] RMSTU 2014 Rangamati Chittagong division Science & Technology Yes
Rajshahi University of Engineering & Technology[20] RUET 2003 Rajshahi Rajshahi division Engineering Yes
Rabindra University, Bangladesh[37] RUB 2017 Sirajganj Rajshahi division General No
Patuakhali Science and Technology University[17] PSTU 2000 Patuakhali Barisal division Science & Technology Yes
Pabna University of Science and Technology[30] PUST 2008 Pabna Rajshahi division Science & Technology Yes
Noakhali Science and Technology University[28] NSTU 2006 Noakhali Chittagong division Science & Technology Yes
Mawlana Bhashani Science and Technology University[16] MBSTU 1999 Tangail Dhaka division Science & Technology Yes
Khulna University of Engineering & Technology[22] KUET 2003 Khulna Khulna division Engineering Yes
Khulna University[12] KU 1991 Khulna Khulna division General Yes
Jessore University of Science & Technology[29] JUST 2008 Jessore Khulna division Science & Technology Yes
Jatiya Kabi Kazi Nazrul Islam University[24] JKKNIU 2005 Mymensingh Mymensingh division General Yes
Jahangirnagar University[9] JU 1970 Savar, Dhaka Dhaka division General Yes
Jagannath University[23] JnU 2005 Dhaka Dhaka division General Yes
Islamic University, Bangladesh[10] IU 1979 Kushtia Khulna division General & Technological Yes
Hajee Mohammad Danesh Science & Technology University[15] HSTU 1999 Dinajpur Rangpur division Science & Technology Yes
Dhaka University of Engineering & Technology[19] DUET 2003 Gazipur Dhaka division Engineering Yes
Comilla University[27] CoU 2006 Comilla Chittagong division General Yes
Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University[25] CVASU 2006 Chittagong Chittagong division Veterinary Science Yes
Chittagong University of Engineering & Technology[21] CUET 2003 Chittagong Chittagong division Engineering Yes
Begum Rokeya University[32] BRU 2008 Rangpur Rangpur division General Yes
Bangladesh University of Textiles[33] BUTEX 2010 Dhaka Dhaka division Textile Engineering Yes
Bangladesh University of Professionals[31] BUP 2008 Dhaka Dhaka division General Yes
Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology[7] BUET 1962 Dhaka Dhaka division Engineering Yes
Bangladesh Agricultural University[6] BAU 1961 Mymensingh Mymensingh division Agricultural Science Yes
Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Science and Technology University[34] BSMRSTU 2011 Gopalganj Dhaka division Science & Technology Yes
Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Maritime University[35] BSMRMU 2014 Dhaka Dhaka division Maritime Yes
Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Digital University[38] BDU 2018 Gazipur Dhaka division Science, Technology and Engineering No
Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Agricultural University[14] BSMRAU 1998 Gazipur Dhaka division Agricultural Science Yes
Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University[13] BSMMU 1998 Dhaka Dhaka division Medical Yes
  • International universities:

University Acronym Founded Location Specialization
Islamic University of Technology[127] IUT 1981 Gazipur Engineering and technology (Muslim students only)
Asian University for Women[128] AUW 2008 Chittagong (Female students only)
  • Special universities

University Acronym Founded Location Specialization
Bangladesh Open University[129] BOU 1992 Gazipur General
National University of Bangladesh[130] NU 1992 Gazipur General
Islamic Arabic University IAB 2013 Dhaka Islamic
  • Proposed universities

The following is a list of proposed new universities.

 

University
1 National University Gazipur
2 University of Dhaka Dhaka
3 Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology Dhaka
4 Rajshahi University Rajshahi
5 BRAC University Dhaka …
6 North South University Dhaka
7 University of Chittagong Chittagong
8 American International University-Bangladesh Dhaka
9 Daffodil International University Dhaka
10 Bangladesh Agricultural University Mymensingh
11 Jahangirnagar University Savar
12 Ahsanullah University of Science and Technology Dhaka
13 Independent University, Bangladesh Dhaka …
14 Islamic University of Technology Gazipur
15 East West University Dhaka
16 Chittagong University of Engineering and Technology Chittagong
17 Shahjalal University of Science and Technology Sylhet
18 United International University Dhaka
19 Jagannath University Dhaka
20 Khulna University Khulna
21 Khulna University of Engineering and Technology Khulna
22 International University of Business Agriculture and Technology Dhaka
23 Hajee Mohammad Danesh Science and Technology University Dinajpur
24 Islamic University Kushtia
25 Bangladesh University of Professionals Mirpur
26 Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University Dhaka
27 Southeast University Dhaka
28 University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh Dhaka
29 Rajshahi University of Engineering and Technology Rajshahi
30 International Islamic University, Chittagong Chittagong …
31 Comilla University Comilla
32 Mawlana Bhashani Science and Technology University Tangail
33 Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Agricultural University Gazipur
34 The University of Asia Pacific Dhaka
35 ASA University Bangladesh Dhaka
36 Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University Dhaka
37 Jatiya Kabi Kazi Nazrul Islam University Mymensingh
38 Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Science and Technology University Gopalganj
39 Pabna Science and Technology University Pabna
40 Patuakhali Science and Technology University Patuakhali …
41 Eastern University Dhaka
42 Noakhali Science and Technology University Noakhali
43 Dhaka University of Engineering and Technology Gazipur
44 Stamford University Bangladesh Dhaka
45 Jessore University of Science and Technology Jessore
46 Begum Rokeya University Rangpur
47 Bangladesh University of Business and Technology Dhaka
48 IBAIS University Dhaka
49 Northern University of Bangladesh Dhaka …
50 World University of Bangladesh Dhaka
51 Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University Kulshi
52 Bangladesh University of Textiles Dhaka
53 Sylhet Agricultural University Sylhet …
54 University of Barisal Barisal
55 Southern University Bangladesh Chittagong
56 Port City International University Chittagong
57 Green University of Bangladesh Dhaka …
58 Manarat International University Dhaka
59 Asian University of Bangladesh Dhanmondi …
60 Metropolitan University Sylhet
61 Bangladesh University Dhaka
62 Presidency University Dhaka
63 State University of Bangladesh Dhaka
64 The People’s University of Bangladesh Dhaka …
65 Dhaka International University Dhaka
66 Uttara University Dhaka
67 University of Information Technology and Sciences Dhaka
68 University of Science and Technology Chittagong Chittagong …
69 City University Dhaka
70 Primeasia University Dhaka
71 Bangladesh Islami University Dhaka
72 University of Development Alternative Dhaka
73 Shanto Mariam University of Creative Technology Dhaka
74 Sylhet International University Sylhet
75 Leading University Sylhet …
76 Prime University Dhaka
77 Victoria University of Bangladesh Dhaka
78 Premier University Chittagong
79 East Delta University Chittagong
80 University of South Asia Dhaka
81 Sonargaon University Dhaka
82 Royal University of Dhaka Dhaka …
83 Gono Bishwabidyalay Dhaka
84 European University of Bangladesh Dhaka
85 Darul Ihsan University Dhaka
86 Begum Gulchemonara Trust University Chittagong
87 The Millenium University Dhaka
88 Notre Dame University Bangladesh Dhaka
89 Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Maritime University Dhaka
90 Khwaja Yunus Ali University Enayetpur
91 North Western University Khulna
92 Rangamati University of Science and Technology Rangamati
93 Coxs Bazar International University Cox’s Bazar
Un Atish Dipankar University of Science and Technology

List of UGC Approved Private Universities in Bangladesh

University Acronym Established[c][d] Location Division Specialization PhD granting
Dhaka International University[41] DIU 1995 Dhaka Dhaka Division General No
Ahsanullah University of Science and Technology[42] AUST 1995 Dhaka Dhaka Division Engineering No
BRAC University[43] BRAC 2001 Dhaka Dhaka Division General No
East West University[44] EWU 1996 Dhaka Dhaka Division General No
North South University[45] NSU 1992 Dhaka Dhaka Division General No
American International University-Bangladesh[46] AIUB 1994 Dhaka Dhaka Division General No
Independent University, Bangladesh[47] IUB 1993 Dhaka Dhaka Division General No
Bangladesh University of Business and Technology[48] BUBT 2003 Dhaka Dhaka Division Science and technology No
Gono Bishwabidyalay[49] GB 1996 Dhaka Dhaka Division General No
Hamdard University Bangladesh HUB 2012 Dhaka Dhaka Division General No
International Islamic University, Chittagong[50] IIUC 1995 Chittagong Chittagong General No
BGC Trust University Bangladesh[51] BGCTUB 2001 Chittagong Chittagong Division General No
Chittagong Independent University (CIU)[52] CIU 1999 Chittagong Chittagong Division General No
University of Science & Technology Chittagong[53] USTC 1992 Chittagong Chittagong Division Science and technology No
East Delta University[54] EDU 2006 Chittagong Chittagong Division General No
Bangladesh Army University of Science and Technology[55] BAUST 2015 Saidpur Rangpur Division Engineering and Technology No
Bangladesh Army International University of Science & Technology[56] BAIUST 2015 Comilla Chittagong Division Science and Technology No
Britannia University[57] BU 2010 Comilla Chittagong Division General No
CCN University of Science & Technology[58] CCNUST 2015 Comilla Chittagong Division Science and Technology No
Feni University[59] FU 2010 Feni Chittagong Division General No
Bangladesh Army University of Engineering & Technology[60] BAUET 2015 Natore Rajshahi Division Engineering and Technology No
Premier University, Chittagong[61] PU 2001 Chittagong Chittagong Division General No
Exim Bank Agricultural University Bangladesh[62] EBAUB 2013 Chapainawabganj Rajshahi Division Agricultural No
Southern University, Bangladesh[63] SUB 2001 Chittagong Chittagong Division General No
Port City International University[64] PCIU 2012 Chittagong Chittagong Division General No
Coxs Bazar International University[65] CBIU 2013 Cox’s Bazar Chittagong Division General No
Notre Dame University Bangladesh NDUB 2013 Dhaka Dhaka Division General
Asian University of Bangladesh[66] AUB 1996 Dhaka Dhaka Division General No
Asa University Bangladesh[67] ASAUB 2006 Dhaka Dhaka Division General No
Atish Dipankar University of Science and Technology[68] ADUST 2004 Dhaka Dhaka Division Science and technology No
Bangladesh Islami University[69] BIU 2006 Dhaka Dhaka Division General No
Bangladesh University[70] BU 2001 Dhaka Dhaka Division General No
Central Women’s University[71] CWU 1993 Dhaka Dhaka Division Women’s studies No
City University, Bangladesh[72] CUB 2002 Dhaka Dhaka Division General No
Daffodil International University[73] DIU 2002 Dhaka Dhaka Division General No
Eastern University, Bangladesh[74] EU 2003 Dhaka Dhaka Division General No
Green University of Bangladesh[75] GUB 2002 Dhaka Dhaka Division General No
IBAIS University[76] IU 2002 Dhaka Dhaka Division General No
Sonargaon University[77] SU 2012 Dhaka Dhaka Division Engineering & Technology, Business,Law No
International University of Business Agriculture and Technology[78] IUBAT 1991 Dhaka Dhaka Division General No
Manarat International University[79] MIU 2001 Dhaka Dhaka Division General No
Millennium University[80] MU 2003 Dhaka Dhaka Division General No
Northern University, Bangladesh[81] NUB 2002 Dhaka Dhaka Division General No
North Western University, Bangladesh NWU 2012 Khulna Khulna Division General No
The University of Comilla, Bangladesh[82][83] UNIC 1995 Uttara, Dhaka- 1230 Dhaka Science and Technology No
People’s University of Bangladesh[84][85] PUB 1996 Dhaka Dhaka Division General No
Presidency University[86] PU 2003 Dhaka Dhaka Division Science & Technology No
Pundra University of Science and Technology[87] PUST 2001 Bogra Rajshahi Division Science & Technology No
Prime University[88] PU 2002 Dhaka Dhaka Division General No
European University of Bangladesh[89] EUB 2012 Dhaka Dhaka Division General No
Primeasia University[90] PAU 2003 Dhaka Dhaka Division General No
Queens University QU 1996 Dhaka Dhaka Division General No
Rajshahi Science & Technology University[91] RSTU 2013 Rajshahi Rajshahi Division Science and Technology No
Royal University of Dhaka[92] RUD 2003 Dhaka Dhaka Division General No
Shanto-Mariam University of Creative Technology[93] SMUCT 2003 Dhaka Dhaka Division Creative technology No
Southeast University[94] SEU 2002 Dhaka Dhaka and Sylhet Division General No
Stamford University Bangladesh[95] SU 2002 Dhaka Dhaka Division General No
State University of Bangladesh[96] SUB 2002 Dhaka Dhaka Division General No
United International University[97] UIU 2003 Dhaka Dhaka Division General No
University of Asia Pacific (Bangladesh)[98] UAP 1996 Dhaka Dhaka Division General No
University of Development Alternative[99] UODA 2002 Dhaka Dhaka Division General No
University of Information Technology and Sciences[100] UITS 2003 Dhaka Dhaka Division General No
University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh[101] ULAB 2004 Dhaka Dhaka Division Media studies and journalism No
Fareast International University[102] FIU 2013 Dhaka Dhaka Division General No
University of South Asia, Bangladesh[103] USAB 2003 Dhaka Dhaka Division General No
Uttara University[104] UU 2003 Dhaka Dhaka Division General No
Victoria University of Bangladesh[105] VUB 2003 Dhaka Dhaka Division General No
Varendra University[106] VU 2012 Rajshahi Rajshahi Division General No
World University of Bangladesh[107] WUB 2003 Dhaka Dhaka Division General No
Leading University[108] LU 2002 Sylhet Sylhet and Dhaka Division General No
Metropolitan University[109] MU 2003 Sylhet Sylhet Division General No
North East University Bangladesh NEUB 2012 Sylhet Sylhet Division General No
Sylhet International University[110] SIU 2001 Sylhet Sylhet Division General No
Khwaja Yunus Ali University[111] KYAU 2010 Enayetpur, Sirajgonj Rajshahi Division General No
Global University Bangladesh[112] GUB 2015 Barisal Barisal Division General No
University of Creative Technology Chittagong[113] UCTC 2015 Chittagong Chittagong Division General No
Z H Sikder University of Science & Technology[114] ZHSUST 2012 Shariatpur Dhaka Division Science & Technology No
Central University of Science and Technology[115] CUST 2016 Dhaka Dhaka Division Science & Technology No
Canadian University of Bangladesh[116] CUST 2015 Dhaka Dhaka Division General No
First Capital University of Bangladesh[117] FCUB 2012 Chuadanga Khulna Division General No
Ishaka International University[118] IIUB 2012 Kishoreganj Dhaka Division General No
Northern University of Business & Technology, Khulna[119] NUBT 2015 Khulna Khulna Division Business Technology No
North Bengal International University[120] NBIU 2013 Rajshahi Rajshahi Division General No
Ranada Prasad Shaha University[121] RPSU 2013 Naryanganj Dhaka Division General No
Bangladesh University of Health Sciences[122][123] BUHS [1] 2012 Dhaka Dhaka Division Health Sciences No
BGMEA University of Fashion & Technology BUFT 1999 Dhaka Dhaka Division TextileEngineering

List of Public Universities in Bangladesh

As per UGC record list of 39 Public Universities in Bangladesh-

    1. Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University

    2. Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Agricultural University

    3. Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Maritime University

    4. Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Science & Technology University

    5. Bangladesh Agricultural University

    6. Bangladesh Open University

    7. Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology

    8. Bangladesh University of Professionals

    9. Bangladesh University of Textiles

    10. Barisal University

    11. Begum Rokeya University

    12. Chittagong Medical University

    13. Chittagong University of Engineering & Technology

    14. Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University

    15. Comilla University

    16. Dhaka University of Engineering & Technolog

    17. Hajee Mohammad Danesh Science & Technology University

    18. Islamic Arabic University

    19. Islamic University

    20. Jagannath University

    21. Jahangirnagar University

    22. Jatiya Kabi Kazi Nazrul Islam University

    23. Jessore University of Science & Technology

    24. Khulna University

    25. Khulna University of Engineering and Technology

    26. Mawlana Bhashani Science & Technology University

    27. National University

    28. Noakhali Science & Technology University

    29. Pabna University of Science and Technology

    30. Patuakhali Science And Technology University

    31. Rajshahi Medical University

    32. Rajshahi University of Engineering & Technology

    33. Rangamati Science and Technology University

    34. Shahjalal University of Science & Technology

    35. Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University

    36. Sylhet Agricultural University

    37. University of Chittagong

    38. University of Dhaka

    39. University of Rajshahi