Bangladesh University of Professionals

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Bangladesh University of Professionals
BUP logo.jpg
Motto Excellence Through Knowledge
Type Public, Coeducational
Established 5 June 2008
Chancellor Abdul Hamid
Academic staff
Students 5000
Undergraduates 4000
Postgraduates 1000
Location Dhaka, Bangladesh
Campus Mirpur Cantonment, Mirpur-12, Dhaka-1216, Bangladesh
Nickname BUP

Bangladesh University of Professionals (BUP) (Bengali: BUP বাংলাদেশ ইউনিভার্সিটি অব প্রফেশনালস)is one of the newest public universities of the country established on 5 June 2008. It is the only public university in Bangladesh supported by the Armed Forces.


There are five faculties and a center for higher studies and research:

  • Faculty of Science & Technology (FST)
  • Faculty of Security & Strategic Studies (FSSS)
  • Faculty of Arts & Social Science (FASS)
  • Faculty of Medical Studies (FMS)
  • Faculty of General Studies (FGS)
  • Faculty of Business Studies (FBS) and
  • The Center for Higher Studies & Research (CHSR)

It awards bachelor's degrees in 10 categories. It awards master's degrees in 25 categories in Engineering, Business, Medicine as well as Military & War studies. It also awards M. Phil degrees.[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "University of Professionals inaugurated". The Daily Star. 17 October 2008. 

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Coordinates: 23°50′28″N 90°21′28″E / 23.8411°N 90.3577°E / 23.8411; 90.3577