List of Public Universities in Bangladesh

Bangladesh has 53+ public universities in different cities. Though, 14 public university location in Dhaka division which is the capital city of Bangladesh; whereas, 9 public university in Dhaka city. On the other hand, 9 public universities in Chittagong Division. Dhaka University is the first public university in Bangladesh. Which is starts journey from 1921 year. Khulna division, Rajshahi division has five; Each of Mymensingh Division, Rangpur Division & Sylhet division has four public universities. And Barisal division has two.

List of Public Universities in Bangladesh

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University Grants Commission of Bangladesh (UGC) has introduced the cluster system for student’s admission after HSC passed on 2022 year. According to combined system all public universities should be sorted in five clusters. Those are Agricultural Universities, Science and Technology Universities, Engineering Universities, Medical universities, General Universities.

 

We shared all public university Acronym, Established year, location, division, which area in specialization, Ph.D granting and universites official weblink.

List of Public Universities in Bangladesh

General Universities

University Acronym Established Location Division Specialization Ph.D. granting Website
University of Dhaka DU 1921 Dhaka Dhaka division General Yes link
University of Rajshahi RU 1953 Rajshahi Rajshahi division General Yes link
University of Chittagong CU 1966 Chittagong Chittagong division General Yes link
Jahangirnagar University JU 1970 Savar, Dhaka Dhaka division General Yes link
Islamic University, Bangladesh IU 1979 Kushtia Khulna division General Yes link
Khulna University KU 1991 Khulna Khulna division General Yes link
Jagannath University JnU 2005 Dhaka Dhaka division General Yes link
Comilla University CoU 2006 Comilla Chittagong division General Yes link
Jatiya Kabi Kazi Nazrul Islam University JKKNIU 2006 Mymensingh Mymensingh division General Yes link
Bangladesh University of Professionals BUP 2008 Dhaka Dhaka division General Yes link
Begum Rokeya University BRU 2008 Rangpur Rangpur division General Yes link
University of Barisal BU 2011 Barisal Barisal division General Yes link
Rabindra University, Bangladesh RUB 2017 Sirajganj Rajshahi division General Yes link
Sheikh Hasina University[120] SHU 2018 Netrokona Mymensingh division General Yes link
Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman University BSMRU 2020 Kishoreganj Dhaka division General Yes link

Medical universities

University Acronym Founded Location Specialization Ph.D. granting Website
Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University BSMMU 1998 Dhaka Medical No link
Chittagong Medical University CMU 2017 Chittagong Medical No link
Rajshahi Medical University RMU 2017 Rajshahi Medical No link
Sylhet Medical University SMU 2018 Sylhet Medical No link
Sheikh Hasina Medical University SHMU 2020 Khulna Medical No

Science and Technology universities

University Acronym Founded Location Division Specialization Ph.D. granting Website
Shahjalal University of Science and Technology SUST 1986 Sylhet Sylhet division STEM Yes link
Hajee Mohammad Danesh Science & Technology University HSTU 1999 Dinajpur Rangpur division STEM Yes link
Mawlana Bhashani Science and Technology University MBSTU 1999 Tangail Dhaka division STEM Yes link
Patuakhali Science and Technology University PSTU 2000 Patuakhali Barisal division STEM Yes link
Noakhali Science and Technology University NSTU 2006 Noakhali Chittagong division STEM Yes link
Jashore University of Science and Technology JUST 2007 Jessore Khulna division STEM Yes link
Pabna University of Science and Technology PUST 2008 Pabna Rajshahi division STEM Yes link
Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Science and Technology University BSMRSTU 2011 Gopalganj Dhaka division STEM Yes link
Rangamati Science and Technology University RMSTU 2014 Rangamati Chittagong division STEM Yes link
Bangamata Sheikh Fojilatunnesa Mujib Science & Technology University BSFMSTU 2017 Jamalpur Mymensingh division STEM Yes link
Chandpur Science and Technology University CSTU 2020 Chandpur Chittagong division STEM Yes link
Sunamganj Science and Technology University SSTU 2022 Sunamganj Sylhet division STEM Yes

Specialized universities

University Acronym Founded Location Division Specialization Ph.D. granting Website
Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University CVASU 2006 Chittagong Chittagong division Veterinary Science Yes link
Bangladesh University of Textiles BUTEX 2010 Dhaka Dhaka division Textile Engineering Yes link
Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Maritime University BSMRMU 2013 Chittagong Chittagong division Maritime transport Yes link
Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Digital University BDU 2018 Kaliakoir Dhaka division ICT in education No link
Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Aviation and Aerospace University BSMRAAU 2019 Lalmonirhat Rangpur division Aeronautical Science Yes link

Agricultural universities

University Acronym Established Location Division Specialization Ph.D. granting Website
Bangladesh Agricultural University BAU 1961 Mymensingh Mymensingh division Agricultural Science Yes link
Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Agricultural University BSMRAU 1998 Gazipur Dhaka division Agricultural Science Yes link
Sher-E-Bangla Agricultural University SAU 2001 Dhaka Dhaka division Agricultural Science Yes link
Sylhet Agricultural University SyAU 2006 Sylhet Sylhet division Agricultural Science Yes link
Khulna Agricultural University KAU 2019 Khulna Khulna division Agricultural science Yes link
Habiganj Agricultural University HAU 2020 Habiganj Sylhet division Agricultural science Yes link
Kurigram Agricultural University KAU 2021 Kurigram Rangpur division Agricultural science

Engineering universities

University Acronym Established Location Division Specialization Ph.D. granting Website
Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology BUET 1962 Dhaka Dhaka division Engineering Yes link
Khulna University of Engineering & Technology KUET 2003 Khulna Khulna division Engineering Yes link
Chittagong University of Engineering & Technology CUET 2003 Chittagong Chittagong division Engineering Yes link
Rajshahi University of Engineering & Technology RUET 2003 Rajshahi Rajshahi division Engineering Yes link
Dhaka University of Engineering & Technology DUET 2003 Gazipur Dhaka division Engineering Yes link

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Public Universities of Bangladesh