Atish Dipankar University of Science and Technology

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Atish Dipankar University of Science and Technology (ADUST)
Motto"Centre of Excellence"
TypePrivate university
Established2004 (2004)
FounderIajuddin Ahmed
ChancellorPresident Abdul Hamid
Vice-ChancellorMd. Sekul Islam[1]
Academic staff
243
Location,
1212
,
Bangladesh

23°47′52″N 90°21′11″E / 23.7978°N 90.3530°E / 23.7978; 90.3530Coordinates: 23°47′52″N 90°21′11″E / 23.7978°N 90.3530°E / 23.7978; 90.3530
CampusUrban
LanguageEnglish
ColorsDark blue
Websitewww.adust.edu.bd

Atish Dipankar University of Science and Technology (Bengali: অতীশ দীপঙ্কর বিজ্ঞাণ ও প্রযুক্তি বিশ্ববিদ্যালয় or ADUST) is a private university in Banani, Dhaka, Bangladesh. The university was named after Atish Dipankara Srijnana, the ancient Buddhist scholar.

ADUST was authorized by the Private University Act 1992. The university was established in 2004, after getting approval from the University Grants Commission Bangladesh. ADUST provides education in the following fields of study: Agriculture, Biological Science & Biotechnology, Arts and Social Science, Computer Science & Technology, and Business and Economics.

Faculties[edit]

The academic programs are related to the Faculty of Arts and Social Science, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Business and Economics, and Faculty of Science and Technology.

Faculty of Arts and Social Science
  • Department of English language
  • Department of Law
Faculty of Science and Technology
  • Department of Computer Science
  • Department of Computer Engineering
  • Department of Electronic and Telecommunication Engineering (ETE)
  • Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (EEE)
  • Department of Textile Engineering
  • Department of Pharmacy
Laboratories of Department of Textile Engineering
  1. Yarn Manufacturing Lab
  2. Textile Testing and Quality Control Lab
  3. Computer Lab
  4. Fabric Manufacturing Lab-1 (Weaving)
  5. Fabric Manufacturing Lab-2 (Knitting)
  6. Garments Lab

Some of the practical classes are held at other private textile mills, factories and commercial laboratories.

School of Public Health
  • Master of Public Health (MPH)

Undergraduate programs[edit]

  • Bachelor of Pharmacy
  • Bachelor of Arts in English
  • Bachelor of Laws (Regular)
  • Bachelor of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Bachelor of Textile Engineering

Graduate programs[edit]

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA & EMBA)
  • Master of Business Administration in Agribusiness
  • Master of Public Health (MPH)
  • Master of Arts in English
  • LL. M (Regular)

Number of graduates[edit]

The first convocation of December 22, 2008 had 161 students. As of 2015, around 11,000 have graduated.

Donation[edit]

Dutch-Bangla Bank Limited (DBBL) donated Tk 1.0 million (Tk 10 lakh) to ADUST to establish a modern pharmacy lab.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ATISH DIPANKAR UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY". www.adust.edu.bd. Retrieved 2018-08-28.
  2. ^ "DBBL donates Tk 1m to Atish Dipankar University". The Financial Express. Dhaka. 2005-11-22. Retrieved 2006-12-16.

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