Millennium University

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The Millennium University
Established 2003
Type Private,
Chancellor H.E. President Zillur Rahman
Location Dhaka, Bangladesh
Campus Momenbag, Dhaka
Nickname TMU
Affiliations University Grants Commission

The Millennium University (Bengali: মিলেনিয়াম বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়) or TMU is a non governmental university located at Dhaka, Bangladesh. The university is sponsored by Khan Foundation, a Philanthropic Private Development Organisation (PVDO) and established under the Private University Act 1992.[1] It is affiliated by the Government of Bangladesh and overseen by the University Grants Commission Bangladesh.

The main campus of TMU is situated at Momenbagh, Dhaka 1217, Bangladesh in the heart of the city. TMU is one of the few private universities in the country having its own campus under the charitable auspices of Khan Foundation. Such an arrangement contributes in saving significant rental and other overhead cost for TMU, thereby cutting down per capita education cost for students,[2] an extremely critical factor for providing access to higher education to a generally poor population in a country like Bangladesh.

The University has stipulated strict requirements for admission of students in the different faculties/ departments, following UGC guidelines. Admission tests are conducted to select students on the basis of academic background, merit, and future potential through extended assessment methods and other interactive sessions. TMU’s objective is not numbers but quality of teachers and students.[citation needed]

Extra curriculum areas[edit]

Regular organization of seminars, involving subject matter experts and reputable national/international institutions and in addition

  • study tour
  • debates
  • sports
  • picnics
  • film festival
  • cultural events

In order to broaden mind a holistic development of students, TMU encourages a good mix of extra curricular activities for students. Accordingly, the university regularly arranges seminars/ workshops of international standard involving national and international experts on relevant themes and subject matters.

Academic programmes[edit]

TMU offers the following Graduate and Undergraduate programmes:

External links[edit]

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ Private University Act, 1992
  2. ^ Annual Report 2006, Bangladesh University Grants Commission, P 118

Coordinates: 23°44′32″N 90°25′07″E / 23.7421°N 90.4185°E / 23.7421; 90.4185