Jashore University of Science and Technology
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যশোর বিজ্ঞান ও প্রযুক্তি বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়
|Chancellor||President Abdul Hamid|
|Vice-Chancellor||Professor Dr. Md. Anwar Hossain|
|Registrar||Engr. Md. Ahsan Habib|
35 acres (14 ha)
|Sports||Cricket, Football and Others|
Jashore University of Science and Technology (Bengali: যশোর বিজ্ঞান ও প্রযুক্তি বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়) also known as JUST (Bengali: যবিপ্রবি) is a government-financed public university in Bangladesh. This is the fourth public university in Khulna Division and the first public university in Jashore. It was established in 2007 and started four-year undergraduate courses from the 2009–2010 session. Previously known as Jessore University of Science & Technology.
- 1 History
- 2 Location
- 3 Faculty and departments
- 4 MS programs
- 5 Academic
- 6 Facilities
- 7 References
- 8 External links
Jashore University of Science and Technology (JUST) started functioning from the 2008–2009 session. The class of the first batch of the students began on 10 June 2009. The first four departments were Computer Science & Engineering (CSE), Environmental Science & Technology (EST), Microbiology (MB), and Fisheries and Marine Bioscience (FMB).
In 2009, JUST added Nutrition & Food Technology (NFT), Industrial & Production Engineering (IPE), Chemical Engineering (ChE), Petroleum & Mining Engineering (PME), and Genetic Engineering & Bio-technology (GEBT). In 2010, Pharmacy was added. In 2012 Electrical and Electronic Engineering (EEE) and Physical Education and Sports Science (PESS) were added.
In 2013 four new departments started: Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics & Statistics, and English. Accounting and Information Systems, Agro Product Processing Technology were started from the academic year 2015–16. In the academic year 2016–2017, one new department called Biomedical Engineering (BME) began.
In the academic year 2017-18, three new departments had established. They are Finance & Banking, Management and Textile Engineering (TE). Marketing and Physiotherapy & Rehabilitation departments started in the academic year 2018-19.
Jashore University of Science and Technology is located at Jashore Sadar. Post Code: Jashore-7408.
Faculty and departments
Faculty of Engineering and Technology
- Computer Science and Engineering (CSE)
- Electrical and Electronic Engineering (EEE)
- Industrial and Production Engineering (IPE)
- Petroleum and Mining Engineering (PME)
- Chemical Engineering (ChE)
- Biomedical Engineering (BME)
- Textile Engineering (TE)
Faculty of Biological Science and Technology
- Fisheries & Marine Bioscience (FMB)
- Genetic engineering & Biotechnology(GEBT)
- Pharmacy (B.Pharm professional)
Faculty of Arts and Social Science
- English (ENG)
Faculty of Health Science
Faculty of Science
Faculty of Business Studies
- MSc Engg. in Computer Science & Engineering (CSE)
- MSc.Engg. in Chemical Engineering (Ch.E)
- MS in Environmental Science & Technology (EST)
- MS in Microbiology (MB)
- MS in Fisheries & Marine Bio-science (FMB)
- MS in Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (GEBT)
- MS in Mathematics (Math)
- MS in Chemistry (Chem)
- Master of Pharmacy(M.Pharm)
The academic year and session is generally divided into two semesters. One semester is composed of 18.4 weeks and each week consists of 5 working days. The session usually starts after completion of the second semester. A full-time undergraduate course consists of four sessions or eight semesters. A regular examination is held at the end of each semester besides class tests for continuous assessment of progress.
Admission and total seats
There are 855 seats available for undergraduate admission.
A total 42 additional seats are reserved for the students under the categories of son/daughter of Freedom Fighter (30 seats), Indigenous (6 seats) and Disabled (6 seats). For these seats, a student needs to provide proof by using their related certificate to authority. Once the certificate is received in the mentioned period, after verification, the student will be considered for the reserved seats.
Shaheed Moshiur Rahman Hall
This is a five stored building with 500 students capacity. There are many facilities available for the residential students like other public universities in Bangladesh such as- TV room, Reading room, gymnasium, Canteen. The hall has the facilities of photocopy, Print and laundry for the residential students. The students and the organising committee organise different game competition time to time.
Sheikh Hasina Student Hall
This is also a five stored building with 500 students capacity only for the female students. There are many facilities available for the residential students like other public universities in Bangladesh such as- TV room, Reading room, gymnasium, Canteen. The hall has the facilities of photocopy, Print and laundry for the residential students. The students and the organising committee organise different game competition time to time.
Additionally there are two students hall (Munshi Meherullah Hall for boys and Taramon Bibi Hall for girls) are under construction. Soon those halls will be ready and opened for students.
Jessore University of Science and Technology has six (06) storied library building. Currently, there are approximately 30,000 books and 100 journals are available for both students and faculty members. Most of the books are academic. But beside this there are many comedy, history, literature and religion related books. New books are being added to the collection every month. Students or faculty members can study or borrow desired book/s from here. The library is open from 9 am to 8 pm for Saturday to Wednesday. E-library facility is also available here.
TSC and cafeteria
This is a two-storied building, located at west-eastern corner of JUST campus. Cafeteria is at ground floor and TSC at 1st floor. Foods are available here for both the students and staff of JUST on 24/7 basis. The food supplies come from a charity organisation called Jagannath foundation.
Dormitory and tower
The JUST dormitory is located at south-eastern corner of JUST campus. This five-storied dormitory, available for the faculty members and administrative staff of JUST. There is also a 10 storied Madhumati tower for the faculty members and administrative staff of the university.
The central mosque is located at the west side of the JUST campus for the prayers of the Muslims students and staffs of JUST.