University of Information Technology and Sciences

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This article is about a university in Bangladesh. For the similarly named university in the Republic of Macedonia, see University for Information Science & Technology.
University of Information Technology & Sciences
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Motto Future will be better than thy past
Established 2003
Type Private
Chancellor President Abdul Hamid
Vice-Chancellor Professor Dr. Muhammad Samad
Academic staff 225 (approximately)
Students 7000 (approximately)
Location Dhaka, Bangladesh
Campus Jamalpur Tower-2, Baridhara View, GA-37/1 Pragoti Sarani, Block-J, Baridhara, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh[1]
Nickname UITS
Website http://www.uits.edu.bd

The University of Information Technology & Sciences(Bengali: ইউনিভার্সিটি অব ইনফরমেশন টেকনোলজি অ্যান্ড সায়েন্সস) is a university in Baridhara, Dhaka, Bangladesh. Its vice chancellor is Professor Dr. Muhammad Samad.

History[edit]

University of Information Technology and Sciences, the first IT-based private university in Bangladesh,[2] was founded on 7 August 2003 as a non-profit organization. Information Science and Technology Solution Ltd (ISTS), a concern of PHP Family headed by Sufi Mohammed Mizanur Rahman Chowdury, is the sponsor of UITS. It endeavors to remain at the cutting edge of building knowledge and skills, integrated with human values and ethical practices in Bangladesh. It is a science and technological knowledge-based center that provides marketable skills for younger generations who may be gainfully employed nationally and internationally.

Administration[edit]

The president of the republic is ex-official chancellor of the university. The vice chancellor is the chief executive. Each academic department has its own head.On top of the administration, there is the Board of Governors (BoG), headed by a chairperson, which oversees policy matters. In the academic sphere, the highest authority is vested in the Academic Council represented by heads of schools and teaching departments, representatives of teachers and nominated members who are experienced and associated with education, science, culture, industries, media and scientific and cultural organizations in the country. The council is presided over by the vice chancellor. In his absence, the pro vice chancellor chairs the council. The registrar of the acts as the secretary who is also the custodian of the university seal.

Academic Council[edit]

  • Vice Chancellor: Professor Dr. Muhammad Samad
  • Pro-Vice Chancellor: Professor Dr. K M Saiful Islam Khan
  • Treasurer: Professor Dr. K M Saiful Islam Khan (Acting)
  • Registrar: Dr. Abdullah Al Mamun Chowdhury

Academic programs[edit]

School of Science & Engineering[edit]

  • Civil Engineering (CE)
  • Computer Science & Engineering (CSE)
  • Information Technology (IT)
  • Electronic & Communication Engineering (ECE)
  • Electrical & Electronics Engineering(EEE)
  • Bachelor of Pharmacy

School of Business[edit]

  • Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Executive MBA
  • MBA for BBA Holders

School of Liberal Arts[edit]

  • Bachelor of Arts in English
  • Bachelor of Law (Honors)
  • Bachelors of Law (2 years)
  • Bachelor of Social Sciences in Social Work
  • Master of Arts in English
  • Master of Law (1 year)
  • Master of Law (2 years)
  • Master of Social Sciences in Social Work (1 year)

Academic collaboration[edit]

  • University of Texas at Dallas, Dallas, TX, USA
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIT) Allahabad, India
  • Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi, India
  • Christian University (CU), Bangkok, Thailand
  • Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Bangkok, Thailand
  • Siam University (SU) Bangkok, Thailand
  • Technical and Further Education (TAFE) South Western Sydney Institute, Australia

References[edit]

External links[edit]

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