Northern University, Bangladesh

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Northern University Bangladesh
Motto Knowledge for Innovation and Change
Type Private, coeducational
Established 2002 (2002)
Chancellor Abdul Hamid
Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr. Anwar Hossain
Academic staff
Administrative staff
Students 20,000 (above)
Address @ Sher Tower, Holding #13, Road #17, Banani C/A, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Campus Urban
Language English
Colors Blue, green & maroon             
Nickname NUB

Northern University Bangladesh (Bengali: নর্দান বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়) or NUB is a leading private university in Dhaka, Bangladesh. It was established in 2002. The university was sponsored and founded by International Business Agriculture & Technology (IBAT) Trust.


In 2002, Northern University Bangladesh was established by International Business Agriculture & Technology (IBAT) Trust, a registered, non-political, non-profit voluntary organisation, NUB made its foray in to the field of higher education and established itself as a center for excellence. [1]

Faculty and departments[edit]

Faculty of Business[edit]

Department of Business Administration

  • BBA (Bachelor of Business Administration) 4 years
  • MBA (Master of Business Administration) 1–2 years
  • MBM (Master of Bank Management) 1–2 years

Faculty of Science and Engineering[edit]

Northern University Bangladesh

Department of Computer Science and Engineering

  • B.Sc. in CSE (Computer Science and Engineering) 4-year program

Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering

  • B.Sc. in ECE (Electronics and Communication Engineering) 4-year program

Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering

  • B.Sc. in EEE (Electrical and Electronic Engineering) 4-year program
  • B.Sc in EEE (Electrical and Electronics Engineering) 3 years program for Diploma holders.(raisin)

Department of Textile Engineering

  • B.Sc. in TE (Textile Engineering) 4-year program

Faculty of Arts & Humanities[edit]

Department of English

  • B. A. (Hons) in English Language & Literature (4-year program)
  • Master of Arts in English (1-2 year program)
  • MAEL (Master of Arts in English Language) 1–2 years

Department of Development & Governance Studies

  • MGS (Master in Governance Studies) 1-year program

Faculty of Law[edit]

Department of Law

  • LLB (Bachelor of Laws Hons) 4 years program
  • LLB Pass (Bachelor of Laws) 2 years program
  • LLM (Master of Laws) 1–2 years program

Faculty of Health Science[edit]

Department of Pharmacy

  • B. Pharm (Bachelor of Pharmacy Hons) 4-year program

Department of Public Health

  • MPH (Master of Public Health) 1-2 year program

Colors of Faculty and departments[edit]

Deep Blue University
Bright Blue Science Faculty
Green Business Faculty
Maroon Faculty of Arts & Humanities

Co-curricular activities[edit]

Business Campus
  • Business club
  • Entrepreneurship club
  • Environment club
  • English club
  • Pharmacy club
  • Computer club
  • Law club
  • Programming club
  • Cultural club
  • Sports club
  • Debating club
  • Photography club
  • Innovators' club
  • EEE club (itinerary)
  • Newsletter and magazine club
  • Social welfare club


  1. ^ NUB Website

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 23°44′28″N 90°22′30″E / 23.7411°N 90.3750°E / 23.7411; 90.3750