Jessore University of Science & Technology
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|যশোর বিজ্ঞান ও প্রযুক্তি বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়; যশোর, বাংলাদেশ|
|Chancellor||President Abdul Hamid|
|Vice-Chancellor||Md. Abdus Sattar|
Biplob Kumar Biswas(Faculty of Engineering & Technology)
|Registrar||Engr. Md. Ahsan Habib|
|Location||Jessore Sadar, 7408, Bangladesh|
Jessore 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 Jessore. It was established on 25 January 2007 and started four-year undergraduate courses from the 2008–2009 session.
- 1 Location
- 2 History
- 3 Faculty and departments
- 4 MS programs
- 5 Academic
- 6 Facilities
- 6.1 Residence halls
- 6.2 Central Library
- 6.3 TSC and cafeteria
- 6.4 Dormitory and tower
- 6.5 Central mosque
- 6.6 Auditorium
- 6.7 VC's Bungalow
- 6.8 Medical centre, bank and post office
- 6.9 Student counselling and guidance
- 6.10 Health service and transport
- 7 Student organisations
- 8 References
- 9 External links
Jessore University of Science and Technology is located at Jessore Sadar. Post Code: Jessore-7408.
Jessore University of Science and Technology (JUST) started functioning from the 2008–2009 session. The class of the first batch of the students was started on 10 June 2009. The first four departments are 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), 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. Consecutively, in 2013 four new departments are start functioning. Four new departments are- Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics & Statistics and English. Another two new departments Accounting and Information Systems, Agro Product Processing Technology were started from the academic 2015–16. In this academic year 2016–2017, one new department called Biomedical Engineering(BME) is started. JUST at a glance: The JUST is one of the most recent government-financed public universities for higher studies in Bangladesh. This is the fourth public university in Khulna Division and the first public university in Jessore district. It was established in 2007. About 710 undergraduate students are being admitted each year in eighteen(19) departments under six(06) faculties.
Faculty and departments
Faculty of Engineering and Technology
- Computer Science and Engineering (CSE)
- Electrical and Electronic Engineering (EEE)
- Industrial & Production Engineering (IPE)
- Petroleum & Mining Engineering (PME)
- Chemical Engineering (ChE)
- Biomedical Engineering (BME)
Faculty of Applied Science and Technology
- Environmental Science & Technology (EST)
- Nutrition & Food Technology (NFT)
- Agro Product Processing Technology (APPT)
Faculty of Biological Science and Technology
- Fisheries & Marine Bioscience (FMB)
- Genetic engineering & Biotechnology(GEBT)
- Pharmacy( B.Pharm professional)
Faculty of Arts and Social Science
Faculty of Health Science
- Physical Education & Sports Science (PESS)
- Nursing Science (NS) (to be launched)
Faculty of Science
- Mathematics & Statistics
Faculty of Business Studies
- Accounting & Information Systems (AIS)
- 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)
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.
A five-storied academic building is located at the middle-southern portion of JUST campus. All the department offices, class rooms and laboratories are situated in this building. The departments under the faculty of Engineering and Technology occupy the ground, first and second (partial) floors. Whereas, departments under the Biological Science and Technology are found at the second and third (partial) floors and departments under the faulty of Applied Science and Technology and Physical Education Language and Ethical Studies are available at third floor of academic building.
Admission and total seat
There are 710 seats available for the undergraduate admission.
- At JUST,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 reserved seats, a student needs to provide the proof by using their related certificate to authority. Once the certificate is received within the mentioned period, after verification the student will be considered for the reserved seats.
JUST has organised many international and national conferences in JUST campus. In 2012, an international conference named "Green Chemistry" was organised in JUST campus.
Shahid 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 Hall
This is also a five stored building with 500 students capacity for the female students only.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.
Jessore University of Science and Technology has three(03) 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.
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 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.
A beautiful auditorium is located at the ground floor of the academic building. Special events like seminars, conferences, cultural programs, discussion, meetings etc. generally take place here.
This building is located at the middle-eastern portion of the JUST campus. This building is for accommodation of the vice-chancellor of the JUST.
Medical centre, bank and post office
The medical centre is temporarily placed at the ground floor of the administrative building. A branch of the official bank of JUST "Agrani Bank Limited" is located at the ground floor of the JUST Administrative building. ATM booth of Dutch-Bangla Bank Limited (DBBL) is also available in JUST campus for online banking facilities for both students and personnel of JUST. The Post Office of JUST branch of the People's Republic of Bangladesh is also available in JUST campus and located at the ground floor of JUST Administrative building.
Student counselling and guidance
The Students Counselling and guidance service is an integral part of the academic programs of students of the teaching departments and institutes of the university. It aims at helping students to adjust to campus life, effectively pursue curricular as well as co-curricular activities, develop their abilities for making wise choices and plans, and solve individual problems through counselling.
Health service and transport
At JUST there have enough doctor facilities. There have also transport facilities for the teachers and students.
- University Grant Commission
- "যশোর বিজ্ঞান ও প্রযুক্তি বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়ে ১০ জুন ক্লাস শুরু". Prothom-alo. 1 June 2009. Retrieved 1 June 2009.[permanent dead link]