International Islamic University, Chittagong

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International Islamic University Chittagong
আন্তর্জাতিক ইসলামী বিশ্ববিদ্যালয় চট্টগ্রাম
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Motto Combines Quality with Morality
Type Private
Established 1995
Chancellor Abdul Hamid, President of Bangladesh
Vice-Chancellor Prof K M Golam Mohiuddin
Academic staff
Administrative staff
Students 15,033[1] (November 2014)
Undergraduates 8,838[1] (November 2014)
Postgraduates 1,133[1] (November 2014)
Location Chittagong, Bangladesh
Campus Rural, IIUC Campus: Kumira, Sitakunda, Chittagong
City Liaison Office: College road, Chittagong
Female Academic Building: Bahaddarhat, Chittagong
N.B: All campuses are now on Kumira campus.

The International Islamic University Chittagong (IIUC) (Bengali: আন্তর্জাতিক ইসলামী বিশ্ববিদ্যালয় চট্টগ্রাম) is a private university in Chittagong, Bangladesh. It was founded in 1995 under the Private Universities Act of 1992 (Act no. 34 of 1992).[2] Islamic University Chittagong Trust (IUCT) is the founder organization of this university. IIUC is governed by IUCT.[3] It got government approval on February 11, 1995.


Islamic University Chittagong (IUC) was founded in 1995 by Islamic University Chittagong Trust (IUCT), a non-profit organization. In 2000, IUC was upgraded to International Islamic University Chittagong (IIUC).[4] The university is profit-oriented institution.

IIUC Campus[edit]

The campus is in Kumira (facing Dhaka Chittagong Highway).

Degrees offered[edit]

The university offers several undergraduate and postgraduate degrees:

Faculty of Science & Engineering[edit]

  • Department of Computer science & engineering (CSE): Bachelor of Science in Computer science and Engineering (B.Sc. in CSE), Professional Diploma in Computer Science (DCS). Masters of Science in Computer Science and Engineering (MSC)
  • Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (EEE):[5] Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Electronic Engineering (B.Sc. in EEE)
  • Department of Electronic and Telecommunications Engineering (ETE):[6] Bachelor of Science in Electronic and Telecommunications Engineering (B.Sc. in ETE)
  • Department of Computer & Communications Engineering (CCE): Bachelor of Science in Computer and Communications Engineering (B.Sc. in CCE)
  • Department of Pharmacy: Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Pharma.)
  • Department of Aquaculture Fisheries: Bachelor of Science in Aquaculture & Fisheries (AF)

Faculty of Business & Humanities[edit]

  • English Language and Literature (ELL): Master of Arts in English Language and Literature, Masters of Arts in English Language Teaching (ELT), Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) in English Language and Literature
  • Arabic Language and Literature (ALL), Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) in Arabic Language and Literature[7]
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) [Regular]
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) [Executive]
  • Master of Bank Management (MBM)
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)
  • Bachelor of Economics & Banking (EB)[8]

Faculty of Law[edit]

  • Bachelor of Law (LLB Hons.)
  • Bachelor of Law (LLB Pass)[9]

Faculty of Shari'ah & Islamic Studies[edit]

Qur'anic Sciences and Islamic Studies (QSIS):

  • Master of Arts in Qura'nic Sciences and Islamic Studies (MQSIS)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) in Qur'anic Sciences and Islamic Studies, Da'wah and Islamic Studies (DIS)
  • Master of Arts in Da'wah and Islamic Studies (MDIS)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) in Da'wah and Islamic Studies[10]

Library and Information Division (LID)[edit]

There are seven libraries in IIUC, listed here with area information and number of books:

Sl. No. Library name Space (sq ft)
1 Central Library, Permanent Campus, Kumira 33,000
2 ELL Seminar Library, Chittagong 1,000
3 DBA Seminar Library, Chittagong 3,500
Total[11] 37,500
Sl. No. Faculties Titles Copies
1 Faculty of Shari’ah 4,972 22,666
2 Faculty of Science & Engineering 908 23,909
3 Faculty of Administrative Science 827 22,690
4 Faculty of Health Science 157 803
5 Faculty of Art’s & Humanities 750 5,736
6 Faculty of Law 560 2,907
7 Others 230 3,932
Total[11] 8,404 82,643


IIUC is graded by a team constituted by the prime minister in 2004 headed by the chairman of UGC for evaluating the standard and quality of existing 57 private universities. IIUC is the first private university which has been accredited by the Board of Accreditation for Engineering and Technical Education (BAETE) for fulfilling all requirements in its CSE and CCE programs. It is the first private university in Bangladesh accredited by BAETE.[12]

Hostel facilities[edit]

Hostel accommodation is available.[13] The hostels are as follows (separate hostel for foreign students):

Campus Hostels Number
Main Campus (Chittagong City) Male 4
Main Campus (Chittagong City) Female 2
Permanent Campus (Kumira) Male 6


IIUC offers scholarships in each semester.[14] Full-time teachers are studying abroad for higher degrees with an IIUC scholarship. Current faculty or students are provided with a scholarship for higher study in home or abroad.

Foreign Collaboration[edit]

IIUC has signed for formal academic collaboration Memoranda of Understanding (MoU). Under these agreements, students of IIUC are able to transfer their credits to the following universities and institutions:[15]

Central Mosque

Event organization[edit]

IIUC has organized events such as the National Computer Programming Contest (NCPC), Inter-university Programming Contest, IIUC Intra-university Programming Contest (IIUPC), IT Festival, Job Fair, Dynamic Leadership Training Camp (DLTC), Poem Recitation Workshop,Annual Cultural festival, Programming Workshop, Open Source Workshop, and hardware and software fairs.

In August 2007 it organized Open Source Campaign-5[16] which was a step towards open source awareness in Chittagong and in Bangladesh. It ran from August 31 to September 1, 2007. It mainly focused on open source and its features, flexibility and its opportunities in Bangladesh and the whole world.


  1. ^ a b c d e
  2. ^ [1] Bangladesh Private University Act (Act No.34), August 9, 1992
  3. ^ "International Islamic University Chittagong". Retrieved 2016-04-04. 
  4. ^ "IIUC History". International Islamic University Chittagong. Retrieved 11 September 2015. 
  5. ^ Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  6. ^ [2] Website of ETE Department, IIUC
  7. ^ [3] Faculty of Arts & Humanities, IIUC
  8. ^ [4] Faculty of Business Studies, IIUC
  9. ^ [5] Faculty of Law, IIUC
  10. ^ [6] Faculty of Shariah & Islamic Studies, IIUC
  11. ^ a b [7] Libraries of IIUC
  12. ^ [8] IIUC Website UGC BAETE
  13. ^ Hostel Facilities for Male and Female Students. "Accommodation". Retrieved 2008-03-17. 
  14. ^ [9] IIUC Website
  15. ^ [10] IIUC International Collaboration
  16. ^ [11] IIUC Open Source Camp

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 22°21′22″N 91°50′14″E / 22.3561°N 91.8372°E / 22.3561; 91.8372