Atish Dipankar University of Science and Technology

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Atish Dipankar University Of Science and Technology (ADUST)
Established 2004
Type Private, Coeducational
Chancellor President Abdul Hamid
Academic staff 43
Location Banani, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Campus Urban
Nickname ADUST
Affiliations University Grants Commission Bangladesh

Atish Dipankar University Of Science And Technology (Bengali: অতীশ দীপঙ্কর বিজ্ঞাণ ও প্রযুক্তি বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়) or (ADUST) is a private university in Banani, Dhaka, Bangladesh. The university was named after Atish Dipankara Srijnana, the ancient Buddhist scholar.

ADUST was authorized by the Private University Act 1992. The university was established in 2004, after getting approval from the University Grants Commission Bangladesh. It was supported by Bangladesh President Iajuddin Ahmed. ADUST provides education in the following fields of study: Agriculture, Biological Science & Biotechnology, Arts and Social Science, Computer Science & Technology, and Business and Economics.

Academic programs[edit]

The academic programs are related to the Faculty of Arts and Social Science, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Business and Economics, and Faculty of Science and Technology.

Faculty of Arts and Social Science
  • Department of English Language
Faculty of Law
  • Department of Law
Faculty of Business and Economics
Faculty of Science and Technology
School of Public Health
  • Master in Public Health (MPH)

Number of graduates[edit]

The first convocation of December 22, 2008 had 160 students.

Academic body[edit]

  • Vice-Chancellor: Prof Dr M Abul Hossain Sikder
  • Treasurer(Acting) & Controller of Examinations: Dr Rafique Uddin Ahmed
  • Registrar: Principal (Rtd) Farid Uddin Ahmed
  • Advisor: Dr Shahin Khan
  • Director(Finance): Syed Md Hemayet Hossain
  • Chief Accounts Officer: Zamal Uddin Biswas
  • Advisor,Dept of Law: Prof Dr M A Khan
  • Chairman, Dept of Business: Prof Dr Abdur Rahman
  • Chairman,Pharmacy;Dr Md Monirul Islam
  • Advisor,Dept of FST : Prof Dr S M Mostafa Al Mamun


  • Deputy Registrar: Kazi Masuduzzaman
  • Deputy Controller of Examinations: S Z Ahmed
  • Sr. Assistant Registrar: Shazada Al Sadik
  • Assistant Controller of Examinations: Md Niamul Haque
  • PS to VC & Lecturer Dept of Law: S M Barkatullah

Academic bunting and tassel color[edit]

Dark Blue University
Light Blue Faculty of Arts and Social Science
Orange Faculty of Laws
Green Faculty of Business, Agribusiness and Economics
Maroon Faculty of Science and Technology


Dutch-Bangla Bank Limited (DBBL) donated Tk 1.0 million (Tk 10 lakh) to ADUST to establish a modern pharmacy lab.[1]

Contact links[edit]


  1. ^ FE Reporter (2005-11-22). "DBBL donates Tk 1m to Atish Dipankar University" (in English). Financial Express. Retrieved 2006-12-16. 

Coordinates: 23°47′52″N 90°21′11″E / 23.7978°N 90.3530°E / 23.7978; 90.3530