Daffodil International University

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Daffodil International University
Logo of Daffodil International University
Motto A distinguished landmark in higher education
Established 2002
Type Private Coeducational
Chairman Sabur Khan
Chancellor Abdul Hamid
Vice-Chancellor M. Lutfar Rahman
Academic staff 450[1]
Students 15,000[1]
Location Dhaka, Bangladesh
23°45′11″N 90°22′39″E / 23.752943°N 90.377591°E / 23.752943; 90.377591
Campus Urban
Nickname DIU
Affiliations University Grants Commission Bangladesh and Daffodil Group
Website www.daffodilvarsity.edu.bd

Daffodil International University (Bengali: ড্যাফোডিল আন্তর্জাতিক বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়]) (DIU), is a co-educational private university located in Dhanmondi, Dhaka, Bangladesh, was established on 24 January 2002 under the Private University Act, 1992.[2] DIU is the prime initiative of the country’s leading conglomerate, Daffodil Group.[citation needed]

DIU is the first university in Bangladesh to have signed the UN's Commitment to Sustainable Practices of Higher Education Institutions.[3]

History[edit]

The university was established in 2002 with the approval of the University Grants Commission (Bangladesh) (UGC)[4] and the Ministry Of Education for the Government of Bangladesh.

Programs[edit]

Admin Campus Building,Dhanmondi Dhaka
  • Undergraduate and postgraduate: 28
  • International IT certification courses: 6
  • Proposed programs: 8
  • Short courses: 5

Faculties[edit]

There are 19 departments under five faculties:[5]

Academic Building, Ashulia Campus
Sobhanbagh Campus Building,Dhaka

Faculty of Science & Information Technology

Faculty of Business & Economics

Faculty of Engineering

Faculty of Allied Health Science

Faculty of Humanities & Social Science

Online Admission[edit]

The University facilitate online admission[6] to the admission seekers from distant areas.

Career Development Center(CDC)[edit]

CDC [7] works for developing career of the students through career counseling, skill development, motivation, job support, communication, information service, etc.

Learning Feedback System (LFS)[edit]

It is a unique[citation needed] online tool [8] that bridges faculty members and students on the academic issues. It includes class lectures, students’ queries, open discussion, submission of assignment and other academic matters.

Ashulia Campus, Savar

E-Library[edit]

The library [9] is housed in a six storied building seating 600 readers. It has 24,000 books, 13,500 e-books [10] and 2500 project reports in various disciplines. It subscribes to 100+ printed periodicals and 2500 e-journals.

Campuses[edit]

Campus View

Achievements[edit]

  • CSIC 5th-ranked university in Bangladesh[11]
  • 4ICU 7th-ranked university in Bangladesh based on web popularity (2013)[12]
  • Membership, International Association of Universities (2013)[13]

D. Litt. Conferred by DIU[edit]

DIU authority conferred the D.Litt. Honoris Causa, upon Achyuta Samanta

Daffodil International University authority conferred the D.Litt. Honoris Causa on philanthropist and entrepreneur Achyuta Samanta[14] in DIU's 4th Convocation on the 6th of March 2014. Upon approval from the Government, DIU is the first private university history in Bangladesh to confer D. Litt. to any significant personality.[citation needed]

External links[edit]

Video clips[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Introduction. "About DIU". Retrieved 2011-10-22. 
  2. ^ "Private University Act, 1992". Sai.uni-heidelberg.de. 1992-08-09. Retrieved 2012-07-03. 
  3. ^ "ROLL OF COMMITMENTS | RIO20". Rio20.euromed-management.com. Retrieved 2012-07-03. 
  4. ^ http://www.ugc.gov.bd/university/details.php?code=26
  5. ^ "Faculties". Daffodil International University. Retrieved 1 January 2014. 
  6. ^ http://vus.daffodilvarsity.edu.bd/index.php?app=admission
  7. ^ http://cdc.daffodilvarsity.edu.bd/
  8. ^ http://sw.daffodilvarsity.edu.bd/
  9. ^ http://library.daffodilvarsity.edu.bd/
  10. ^ http://e-book.daffodilvarsity.edu.bd/opac/jopacjournal_opec_viewlist.php
  11. ^ "Bangladesh: Ranking Web of Universities". Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (Spain). Retrieved 2013-05-11. 
  12. ^ "Top Colleges & Universities in Bangladesh : 2013 University Web Rankings". 4icu.org. 2013. Retrieved 2013-05-11. 
  13. ^ International Association of Universities (2013-04-22). "Institutions : International Association of Universities". Iau-aiu.net. Retrieved 2013-05-11. 
  14. ^ http://www.achyutasamanta.com/news.html#Daffodil