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Pipilika Logo
Type of site
Web search engine
Available inBengali, English
Created bySUST
RevenueIncrease $20,035 USD
Alexa rankIncrease 673,580 in World Increase 3,549 in Bangladesh (Jan 2019)[1]
Launched13 April 2013
Current statusActive

Pipilika (Bengali: পিপীলিকা) is a web search engine operated from Sylhet, Bangladesh.[2][3] It is the country's first Bangla search engine developed by the Computer Science and Engineering students of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology, Sylhet, Bangladesh as a thesis project.[4] It has the ability to search both in Bengali and English language.[4] Pipilika is country's first and only search engine which can search both Bangla and English. It searches and automatically characterizes Bangla and English newspapers of the country, Blog sites, Bangla Wikipedia and government websites. It prioritizes Bangla information over English. It has five categories, they are -

  1. All
  2. News
  3. Blog
  4. Bangla Wikipedia
  5. National E-Infokosh

Recently, it added a new feature that allows users to search categorized job.


  1. ^ "Pipilika Site Info". Alexa Internet. Retrieved 10 January 2019.
  2. ^ "পিপীলিকার পথচলা শুরু (Pipilika has started)". Prothom Alo. 13 April 2013. Retrieved 1 May 2013.
  3. ^ "First Bangla search engine Pipilika takes off". The Daily Star (Bangladesh). 14 April 2013. Retrieved 1 May 2013.
  4. ^ a b "BD`s first search engine sets out". banglanews24.com. 10 April 2013. Retrieved 1 May 2013.