Begum Gulchemonara Trust University

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BGC Trust University Bangladesh
বেগম গুল চেমনআরা ট্রাস্ট বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়
Motto To know is to grow
Type Private,
Chancellor Abdul Hamid, President of Bangladesh
Vice-Chancellor Professor Dr. Saroj Kanti Singh Hazari
Students 12000(Year: 2014)
Location BGC Biddyanagar, Chandanaish,, Chittagong, Bangladesh
Campus Biddyanagar Campus Chandanaish, Chittagong , Biddayaniketon Campus, Bayazid Bostami Road, Nasirabad, Chittagong
Nickname বিজিসি ট্রাস্ট বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়
Affiliations University Grants Commission Bangladesh
Website http://bgctub-edu.com/sub_menu.php?id2=37

BGC (Begum Gulchemonara) Trust University Bangladesh (Bengali: বেগম গুলচেমনারা ট্রাস্ট বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়) also known as BGC Trust University Bangladesh is a private university in Bangladesh, established in 2002. The university is 34 km from the port city Chittagong at a place popularly known as BGC Biddyanagar by the side of the Chittagong-Cox's Bazar Road. The main campus in Chandanaish, spread over 100 acres (0.40 km2) of land, consists of a private university, a private medical college, a 1,000-bed hospital, a nurses' institute, a dental college, a college of physiotherapy and an IT institute.

History[edit]

BGC Trust was founded by a philanthropist and educationist Engr. Afsar Uddin Ahmad.

BGC Trust University is approved by the Government Education and University Grants Commission (UGC) of Bangladesh Ministry.

Students[edit]

BGC Trust University began in 2002 with 500 students. Now it has grown to more than 12,000. There are students from Dhaka, Chittagong, Rajshahi, sylhet, Khulna, Barishal etc.

Health services[edit]

The Medical Center of the BGC Trust University, located near the BGC Trust Medical College & Hospital, offers 50% free medical service and free pathological examinations to students, teachers and staffs of the university and also to family members of the teachers and staffs. The centre provides service round the clock, seven days a week, with 50 doctors. The centre has dental unit, eye unit, x-ray department and two ambulances. The centre has a 500 bed accommodation so that students suffering from contagious diseases as chicken pox, mumps etc. may be taken care of in isolation.

Library[edit]

The BGC Trust University library has 20,000 books, a collection of print journals and other publications, and subscriptions to international academic journals. The library has branches at Biddayanagar Campus and at Biddayaniketon Campus.

IT facilities[edit]

The ICT Center of BGCTU has an Internet bandwidth (uploading & downloading) from 4Mbit/s/4Mbit/s to 30Mbit/s/30Mbit/s. This service is provided by BTCL through direct optical connectivity.

Cafeteria[edit]

There are faculty cafeterias on the campus of BGC Trust University. This place is regarded as the hub of intellectual center of the University & most famous of them is Bangha Bondhu Freedom square center.

Transport[edit]

BGC Trust University has transport services for students. Students can travel to the campus by bus from the City. It takes 50–60 minutes to reach the campus from Chittagong city by car Mini-bus services between the city and campus have been introduced.

Semesters[edit]

The academic year of the BGC Trust university has two semesters. The duration of each semester is 25/26 weeks and the duration of summer semester is 25/26 weeks.

  • Spring semester: (January–June)
  • Summer semester: (July–December)

Grading system[edit]

Letter grades indicating the quality of course work completed with their corresponding grade points are shown below: Grading System in BGC Letter Grade Point Numerical (%)

  • A+ ...... 4.00 ....... 80-99
  • A ...... 3.75 ....... 75-80
  • A- ...... 3.50 ....... 70-75
  • B+ ...... 3.25 ....... 65-70
  • B ...... 3.00 ....... 60-65
  • B- ...... 2.75 ....... 55-60
  • C+ . .... 2.50 ....... 50-55
  • C- ...... 2.25 ....... 45-50
  • D ...... 2.00 ....... 40-45
  • F ...... 0.00 ....... Below 40

All programs[edit]

  • BBA
  • MBA(Regular)
  • MBA(Executive)
  • LL.B(Hon's)
  • LL.B(Pass)
  • LL.M (one year)
  • LL.M (two year)
  • BSC in CSE
  • MCSE
  • B-Pharm
  • M-Pharm
  • BA in English
  • MA in English

Department of Business Administration[edit]

  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BBA)

(Major in Marketing, Human Resource Management, Accounting, Finance)

  • Master of Science in Business Administration (MBA)

Department of Computer Science and Engineering[edit]

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science & Engineering (BSc in CSE)

With the aim of expanding quality education in computer Science and Engineering (CSE) and expose the students to the latest development in the rapidly changing arena, BGC Trust University Bangladesh took the step of establishing the faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology.

The Department of Computer Science and Engineering offers undergraduate courses in the fields of computer science and telecommunications. Course in Mathematics and Physics are also taught by members of the department. The degrees offered by the department are as follows:

Department of Pharmacy[edit]

The department of Law offers the following undergraduate and postgraduate degrees.

  • Bachelor of Pharmacy (B-Pharm)
  • Master of Pharmacy (M-Pharm)

Department of Law[edit]

The department of Law offers the following undergraduate and postgraduate degrees.

  • Bachelor of Law LL.B (Hon's Course)
  • Bachelor of Law LL.B (Pass Course)
  • Master of Law (LL.M One Year Course)
  • Master of Law (LL.M Two Years Course)

Department of English[edit]

The Department of English offers the following degrees:

  • Bachelor of Arts (Hon's) in English (BA in English)
  • Master of Arts in English (MA in English)

The program length is four years.

Campus[edit]

  • BGC Biddayanagar, Chandanaish, Chittagong, Bangladesh.
  • BGC Biddayaniketon,74/81, Bayazid Bostami Road, Nasirabad, Chittagong, Bangladesh.
  • BGC Tower, 1675, O.R. Nizam Road, Chittagong, Bangladesh.

Admission[edit]

Admission requirements are a minimum GPA must be 3.00 (both in SSC and HSC) or equivalent background. Minimum O-Level in fivesubjects and A-Level in two subjects.

Financial scholarships are available for deserving candidates. Apart from that, BGC Trust University waivers 10% tuition fee base on previous GPA score, and it reduce by 30% tuition fee waiver for female, tribal and freedom fighter wards.

Scholarships include the Chairman’s Scholarship and Vice Chancellor Scholarship.

External links[edit]

Private Universities in Bangladesh Chittagong division