Prime University

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Prime University
Prime University Logo.jpg
Motto "… a home for rendering prime knowledge"
Established 2002
Type Private, Co-educational
Chancellor Abdul Hamid, President of Bangladesh
Vice-Chancellor Profulla C. Sarker, Ph.D
Academic staff 145
Students 7,500 approx.
Location Dhaka, Bangladesh Bangladesh
Campus Urban
2A/1, North East of Darus Salam Road,Section 1, Mirpur, Dhaka 1216
Colors Red and Green          
Nickname PU
Affiliations University Grants Commission Bangladesh, Prime Foundation
Website www.primeuniversity.edu.bd

Prime University (Bengali: প্রাইম বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়) or PU is a private university in Mirpur, Dhaka, Bangladesh. The university was established by the Private University Act 1992.[1] PU is affiliated by the University Grants Commission Bangladesh. The University was established in 2002 at Mirpur, Dhaka. PU is the first venture of the Prime Foundation.[2]

Campus[edit]

Prime University is located at 2A/1, North East of Darus Salam Road, Section-1, Mirpur, Dhaka, Bangladesh.[3] A huge building having an area of 55000 sq. ft is used for the accommodation of the University. The permanent campus of Prime University is under construction at 114-116, Mazar Road, Section-1, Mirpur, Dhaka.

Faculties[edit]

PU have 8 departments under 5 different faculties.

Academic programs[edit]

PU offers the following graduate and undergraduate programs:

Laboratories[edit]

Prime University has build up its laboratories[4] adequately equipped with equipments to conduct and to carryout research on different aspects. These are:

Library[edit]

The Prime University Library[5] has different resources like books on different subjects, reports and bound journals, CD ROMs and databases, Audio & Video cassettes etc. Presently, there are more than 30,000 books covering Liberal Arts, Social Sciences and Commerce, Particularly Business, Management, Marketing, Finance, Economics, Computer Science and Engineering, Telecommunication Engineering, Electrical & Electronics Engineering, History and Culture, Sociology as well as different language courses like English, Arabic, Chinese, Korean etc. The Prime University Library Subscribes International Journal like The Economist, Riders Digest, Indian Time etc. The CD ROMs containing contents of different books, matters relating to Environments, Historical Incidences, Culture, Culinary Arts etc. It has also provide a Digital Library that is a focused collection of digital objects that can include text, visual material, audio material, video material, stored as electronic media formats (as opposed to print, micro-form, or other media), along with means for organizing, storing, and retrieving the files and media contained in the library collection.

Academic Semester[edit]

  • Spring (February to May)
  • Summer (June to September)
  • Fall (October to January)

Research Center[edit]

PU has a research center named Center for Research, Human Resource Development & Publications (CRHRDP)[6]

Journals and Publications[edit]

Prime University Journal[7] is an interdisciplinary journal used to publish in January and July of each calendar year and is registered with National Serials Data Program, Library of Congress (ISSN. 1995-5332). The journal contains research-based articles on Social Science, Law, Education, Business, Arts, Science and Technology. The first journal[8] was published in July, 2007 (volume I) by CRHRDP. Also it publish news letter at same calendar year.

Student activity clubs[edit]

  • English Language School
  • Drama Club
  • Debating Society
  • PU CSE Association
  • ETE Alliance
  • EEE Association
  • Blood Donor Club (a sister concern of HAB)
  • PU Alumni Association
  • PU Cricket Team

Convocation[edit]

Prime University was held its first convocation[9] in 14 October 2008 at Bangabandhu International Conference Center. Almost 3,200 students were achieve their graduation degrees from that ceremony. Yet it is the only convocation for Prime university and the second one will be held around 2015.

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Footnotes[edit]

Coordinates: 23°47′45″N 90°21′13″E / 23.7959°N 90.3537°E / 23.7959; 90.3537