Type of site
|Web search engine|
|Available in||Bengali, English|
|Alexa rank||673,580 in World 3,549 in Bangladesh (Jan 2019[update])|
|Launched||13 April 2013|
Pipilika (Bengali: পিপীলিকা) is a web search engine operated from Sylhet, Bangladesh. 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. It has the ability to search both in Bengali and English language. 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 -
- Bangla Wikipedia
- National E-Infokosh
Recently, it added a new feature that allows users to search categorized job.
- "Pipilika Site Info". Alexa Internet. Retrieved 10 January 2019.
- "পিপীলিকার পথচলা শুরু (Pipilika has started)". Prothom Alo. 13 April 2013. Retrieved 1 May 2013.
- "First Bangla search engine Pipilika takes off". The Daily Star (Bangladesh). 14 April 2013. Retrieved 1 May 2013.
- "BD`s first search engine sets out". banglanews24.com. 10 April 2013. Retrieved 1 May 2013.
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