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List of the Universities in Bangladesh (2020 Update)

University is one of the best institutions for higher studies to every student. In Bangladesh, there is a large number of the university around the eight division in the country. Generally, all of the universities in Bangladesh have categorized into three different parts. That is:

  • Public Universities (Government Owned and Subsidized)
  • Private Universities (Private Sector Owned)
  • International Universities (Funded and Operated by International Organization)
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Public Universities in Bangladesh

According to the University Grants Commission (UGC), There are top 45 public universities have in Bangladesh. All the universities are affiliated with the UGC and funded by the government while managed as self-governed organizations. They have a specialized curriculum and focus on general studies, business studies, engineering and technology studies.

Here is the complete list of Public Universities in Bangladesh:

Name of Universities Website Acronym Established Location
University of Dhaka www.du.ac.bd DU 1921 Dhaka
University of Rajshahi www.ru.ac.bd RU 1953 Rajshahi
University of Chittagong www.cu.ac.bd CU 1966 Chittagong
Jahangirnagar University www.juniv.edu JU 1970 Savar, Dhaka
Jagannath University www.jnu.ac.bd JnU 2005 Dhaka
Khulna University www.ku.ac.bd KUET 1967 Khulna
Islamic University
www.iu.ac.bd
IU 1979 Kushtia
Comilla University www.cou.ac.bd CoU 2006 Comilla
Barisal University www.barisaluniv.edu.bd BU 2011 Barisal
Begum Rokeya University www.brur.ac.bd BRU 2008 Rangpur
National University www.nu.ac.bd NU 1992 Gazipur
Bangladesh Agricultural University
www.bau.edu.bd
BAU 1961 Mymensingh
Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur
Rahman Agricultural University
www.bsmrau.edu.bd BSMRAU 1998 Gazipur
Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib
Medical University
www.bsmmu.edu.bd BSMMU 1998 Dhaka
Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology www.buet.ac.bd BSMMU 1998 Dhaka
Hajee Mohammad Danesh Science
& Technology University
www.hstu.ac.bd HSTU 1999 Dinajpur
Mawlana Bhashani Science
& Technology University
www.mbstu.ac.bd MBSTU
1999

Tangail
Shahjalal University of Science
& Technology
www.sust.edu SUST 1986 Sylhet
Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University www.sau.edu.bd SAU 2001 Dhaka
Chittagong University of Engineering & Technology www.cuet.ac.bd CUET 2003 Chittagong
Patuakhali Science And Technology
University
www.pstu.ac.bd PSTU 2000 Patuakhali
Khulna University of Engineering
and Technology
www.kuet.ac.bd KUET 1967 Khulna
Dhaka University of Engineering &
Technology
www.duet.ac.bd DUET 2003 Gazipur
Rajshahi University of Engineering
& Technology
www.ruet.ac.bd RUET 2003 Rajshahi
Sylhet Agricultural University www.sau.ac.bd SAU 2006 Sylhet
Sylhet Medical University www.sau.ac.bd SMU 2018 Sylhet
Noakhali Science & Technology
University
www.nstu.edu.bd NSTU 2006 Noakhali
Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman
Science & Technology University
www.bsmrstu.edu.bd BSM 2011 Gopalganj
Bangladesh University of Textiles www.butex.edu.bd BUTEX 2010 Dhaka
Jatiya Kabi Kazi Nazrul Islam
University
www.jkkniu.edu.bd JKKNIU 2005 Mymensingh
Rangamati Science and Technology
University
www.rmstu.edu.bd RMSTU 2011 Rangamati
Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur
Rahman Maritime University
www.bsmrmu.edu.bd BSMRMU 2013 Dhaka
Chittagong Veterinary and
Animal Sciences University
www.cvasu.ac.bd CVASU 2006 Chittagong

Islamic Arabic University www.iau.edu.bd IAB 2013 Dhaka
Chittagong Medical University www.cmu.edu.bd CMU 2016 Chittagong
Jessore University of Science &
Technology
www.just.edu.bd JUST 2008 Jessore
Rajshahi Medical University www.rmu.edu.bd RMU 2016 Rajshahi
Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur
Rahman Digital University
www.bdu.ac.bd BDU 2018 Gazipur
Pabna University of Science and
Technology
www.pust.ac.bd PUST 2008 Pabna
Rabindra University, Bangladesh www.rubd.org RUB 2017 Sirajganj
Sheikh Hasina University https://shubd.net SHU 2018 Netrokona
Bangladesh University of
Professionals
www.bup.edu.bd BUP 2008 Dhaka
Khulna Agricultural University www.kau.edu.bd KAU 2019 Khulna
Bangamata Sheikh Fojilatunnesa
Mujib Science and Technology University
https://bsfmstu.ac.bd/ MST U 2018 Jamalpur

Private Universities in Bangladesh

Private Universities in Bangladesh was established after the institution of the Public Univesity Act of 1992. According to the Government maintained a website of Bangladesh, there are more than Hundred of private universities in Bangladesh. Most of the private universities are in Dhaka Division. All of the private universities have a special curriculum and focus on different fields. Some of them are good for general studies & business studies And some of them are very good at engineering & technology studies.

Here is the complete list of Private Universities in Bangladesh:

Name Of University Website Acronym Established Location
International University of Business Agriculture and Technology www.iubat.edu IUBAT 1991 Dhaka
University of Science &
Technology Chittagong
www.ustc.edu.bd USTC 1992 Chittagong
North South University www.northsouth.edu NSU 1992 Dhaka
Independent University,
Bangladesh
www.iub.edu.bd IUB 1993 Dhaka
Central Women’s University www.cwu.edu.bd CWU 1993 Dhaka
American International University-Bangladesh www.aiub.edu AIUB 1994 Dhaka
Ahsanullah University of Science and Technology www.aust.edu AUST 1995 Dhaka
Dhaka International University www.diu.ac DIU 1995 Dhaka
The University of Comilla unicedu.ac.bd

UNIC 1995 Uttara, Dhaka- 1230
Gono Bishwabidyalay www.gonouniversity.edu.bd GB 1996 Dhaka
East West University www.ewubd.edu EWU 1996 Dhaka
Asian University of Bangladesh www.aub.edu.bd AUB 1996 Dhaka
People’s University of Bangladesh www.pub.ac.bd PUB 1996 Dhaka
Queens University www.queensuniversity.edu.bd QU 1996 Dhaka
The University of Asia Pacific www.uap-bd.edu UAP 1996 Dhaka
Chittagong Independent University www.ciu.edu.bd CIU 1999 Chittagong
BRAC University www.bracu.ac.bd BRAC 2001 Dhaka
BGC Trust University Bangladesh www.bgctub-edu.net BGCTUB 2001 Chittagong
Premier University, Chittagong www.puc.ac.bd PU 2001 Chittagong
Southern University, Bangladesh www.southern.edu.bd SUB 2001 Chittagong
Bangladesh University www.bu.edu.bd BU 2001 Dhaka
Manarat International University www.manarat.ac.bd MIU 2001 Dhaka
Pundra University of Science and Technology www.pundrouniversity.edu.bd PUST 2001 Bogra
Sylhet International University www.siu.edu.bd SIU 2001 Sylhet
City University, Bangladesh www.cityuniversity.edu.bd CUB 2002 Dhaka
Daffodil International University www.daffodilvarsity.edu.bd DIU 2002 Dhaka
Green University of Bangladesh www.green.edu.bd GUB 2002 Dhaka
IBAIS University www.ibaisuniv.edu.bd IU 2002 Dhaka
Manarat International University www.manarat.ac.bd MIU 2001 Dhaka
Northern University, Bangladesh www.nub.ac.bd NUB 2002 Dhaka
Prime University www.primeuniversity.edu.bd PU 2002 Dhaka
Southeast University
www.seu.ac.bd
SEU 2002 Dhaka
Stamford University Bangladesh www.stamforduniversity.edu.bd SU 2002 Dhaka
State University of Bangladesh www.sub.edu.bd SUB 2002 Dhaka
University of Development Alternative www.uoda.edu.bd UODA 2002 Dhaka
Leading University www.lus.ac.bd LU 2002 Sylhet
Bangladesh University of Business and Technology www.bubt.ac.bd BUBT 2003 Dhaka
Eastern University, Bangladesh www.easternuni.edu.bd EU 2003 Dhaka
Millennium University www.themillenniumuniversity.edu.bd MU 2003 Dhaka
Presidency University www.presidency.edu.bd PU 2003 Dhaka
Primeasia University www.primeasia.edu.bd PAU 2003 Dhaka
Royal University of Dhaka www.royal.edu.bd RUD 2003 Dhaka
Shanto-Mariam University of Creative Technology www.smuct.edu.bd SMUCT 2003 Dhaka
United International University www.uiu.ac.b UIU 2003 Dhaka
University of Information Technology and Sciences www.uits.edu.bd UITS 2003 Dhaka
University of South Asia, Bangladesh www.southasia-uni.org USAB 2003 Dhaka
Uttara University www.uttarauniversity.edu.bd UU 2003 Dhaka
Victoria University of Bangladesh www.vub.edu.bd VUB 2003 Dhaka
World University of Bangladesh www.wub.edu.bd WUB 2003 Dhaka
Metropolitan University www.metrouni.edu.bd MU 2003 Sylhet
Atish Dipankar University of Science and Technology www.adust.edu.bd ADUST 2004 Dhaka
University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh www.ulab.edu.bd ULAB 2004 Dhaka
East Delta University www.eastdelta.edu.bd EDU 2006 Chittagong
Asa University Bangladesh www.asaub.edu.bd ASAUB 2006 Dhaka
Britannia University britannia.ac BU 2010 Comilla
Feni University www.feniuniversity.edu.bd FU 2010 Feni
Khwaja Yunus Ali University www.kyau.edu.bd KYAU 2010
Enayetpur, Sirajgonj
Hamdard University Bangladesh www.hamdarduniversity.edu.bd HUB 2012
Dhaka
Port City International University www.portcity.edu.bd PCIU 2012
Chittagong
Sonargaon University www.su.edu.bd SU 2012
Dhaka
North Western University, Bangladesh www.nwu.edu.bd NWU 2012
Khulna
European University of Bangladesh www.eub.edu.bd EUB 2012 Dhaka
Varendra University www.vu.edu.bd VU 2012 Rajshahi
North East University Bangladesh www.neub.edu.bd NEUB 2012 Sylhet
Z H Sikder University of Science & Technology www.zhsust.edu.bd ZHSUST 2012 Shariatpur
First Capital University of Bangladesh www.fcub.edu.bd FCUB 2012 Chuadanga
Ishakha International University www.ishakha.edu.bd IIUB 2012 Kishoreganj
Bangladesh University of Health Sciences www.buhs.ac.bd BUHS 2012 Dhaka
Exim Bank Agricultural University Bangladesh www.ebaub.edu.bd EBAUB 2013 Chapainawabganj
Coxs Bazar International University www.cbiu.ac.bd CBIU 2013 Cox’s Bazar
Notre Dame University Bangladesh www.ndub.edu.bd NDUB 2013 Dhaka
Fareast International University www.fiu.edu.bd FIU 2013 Dhaka
Rajshahi Science & Technology University www.rstu.edu.bd RSTU 2013 Rajshahi
North Bengal International University www.nbiu.edu.bd NBIU 2013 Rajshahi
Ranada Prasad Shaha University www.rpsu.edu.bd RPSU 2013 Naryanganj
Bangladesh Army University of Science and Technology www.baust.edu.bd BAUST 2015 Saidpur
Bangladesh Army International University of Science & Technology www.baiust.edu.bd BAIUST 2015 Comilla
CCN University of Science & Technology www.ccnust.edu.bd CCNUST 2015 Comilla
Bangladesh Army University of Engineering & Technology www.bauet.ac.bd BAUET 2015 Natore
Global University Bangladesh www.globaluniversity.edu.bd

GUB 2015 Barisal
University of Creative Technology Chittagong www.uctc.edu.bd UCTC 2015 Chittagong
Canadian University of Bangladesh www.cub.edu.bd CUST 2015 Dhaka
Northern University of Business & Technology, Khulna www.nubtkhulna.ac.bd NUBT 2015 Khulna
Central University of Science and Technology cust.edu.bd CUST 2016 Dhaka
University of Global Village www.ugv.edu.bd UGV 2016 Barisal
Anwer Khan Modern University akmu.edu.bd AKMU 2016 Dhaka
ZNRF University of Management Sciences (ZUMS) zums.edu.bd ZUMS 2018 Dhaka

International Universities in Bangladesh

There are only two International Universities in Bangladesh. These international universities are not managed or funded by the Bangladesh Government, like Public Universities. They also neither establish under the Private University Act of 1992 nor managed by a private governing body, like Private Universities. These two universities are

  • Islamic University of Technology
  • Asian University of Women

The Islamic University of Technology was established by the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in 1981 and is located in Gazipur, Dhaka Division. This University is specialized in Engineering and Technology (Muslim students only).

The Asian University of Women was established by the Asian University for Women Support Foundation (AUWSF) in 2008. Usually, it’s United States-based non-profit corporation and specializes in international, liberal arts and sciences studies.

Final Words

These are all lists of the Universities in Bangladesh (2020 Update). From this discussion, you will get the full list of all Universities with their Name, Website, Acronym, Establish Year and Location. As a student and education information lover, hope this will be very helpful and effective for you.

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