Presidency University, Bangladesh

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Presidency University
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Presidency University
Motto An institution dedicated to excellence in teaching, research, training, and community services
Type Private
Established 2009 (2009)
Chairman M. Amanullah
Chancellor President Abdul Hamid
Vice-Chancellor Matiur Rahman
Academic staff
Location Dhaka, Bangladesh
23°47′38″N 90°24′13″E / 23.794°N 90.4035°E / 23.794; 90.4035Coordinates: 23°47′38″N 90°24′13″E / 23.794°N 90.4035°E / 23.794; 90.4035
Campus Gulshan and Banani

Presidency University (Bengali: প্রেসিডেন্সী বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়) is a private university with two campuses, in Gulshan and Banani, Dhaka, Bangladesh. Presidency University has three schools containing four departments with a strong emphasis on research-based education. It is a new university. The Gulshan campus was established in 2003. In 2008, the university opened a second campus in nearby Banani, Dhaka to cater to the growing number of students. More than 1,500 students are enrolled. The number of faculty members teaching at the university is nearly 100.


  • Azimur Rahman School of Engineering
    • Department of Civil Engineering (CE)
    • Department of ECE offers the following courses:
      • BSc. In Electrical & Electronic Engineering (EEE) and
      • BSc. In Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering (ETE)
  • Moazzam Hossain School of Business
    • Department of Business Administration
  • Shamsul Alamin School of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
    • Department of English

Academic semester[edit]

The academic duration of PU has three semester a year:

  • Spring semester: January–April
  • Summer semester: May–August
  • Fall semester: September–December

Lab facilities for EEE/ETE students[edit]

  • Computer Lab
  • Physics Lab
  • Chemistry Lab
  • Electrical Circuits Lab
  • Electronics Lab
  • Electrical Machine Lab
  • Measurement & Instrumentation Lab
  • High Voltage Engineering Lab
  • Energy Conversion Lab
  • VLSI Lab
  • Digital Signal processing Lab
  • Software Engineering Lab
  • Microprocessor and Interfacing Lab
  • Digital Logic Designing Lab
  • Control Systems Lab
  • IC Fabrication Lab(Analog & Digital)
  • Communication Engineering Lab including
    • Digital Communication Lab
    • Optical Fiber Communication Lab
    • Wireless Communication Lab
    • RF Communication Lab
    • Microwave Engg. Lab

Lab facilities for Civil Engineering students[edit]

  • Computer Lab
  • Physics Lab
  • Chemistry Lab
  • Environmental Engg. Lab
  • Fluid Mechanics Lab
  • Engineering Drawing, Designing & CAD Lab
  • Engineering Materials Lab
  • Structural Mechanics Lab
  • GIS Lab
  • Geotechnical Engineering Lab
  • Open Channel Hydraulics Lab
  • Water and Waste Water Quality Lab
  • Highway Materials and Traffic Engg. Lab
  • Quantity surveying Lab


  • Presidency University Journal (PUJ: ISSN 2224-7610)

Presidency University Journal is a publication of the Presidency University in Bangladesh. This printed journal publishes original, empirical and innovative materials in functional and support areas of multidisciplinary subjects such as information and communication technology, civil engineering, electrical and telecommunication engineering, architecture, business, economics, literature, education and law, etc. It is primarily devoted to the extension and further development and dissemination of knowledge in the field of education for the benefit of academics as well as practicing enterprise managers as well as entrepreneurs. The journal has obtained International Standard Serial Number (ISSN) 2224-7610. PUJ is a blind refereed journal.

  • SPOTLIGHT (স্পটলাইট)

A Presidency University publication, which is published every three months.


Library resources include text and reference books, CDs, floppies, and subscription to 10 daily newspapers and three magazines.

Student clubs[edit]

  • PU ECE Club
  • PU Science Club
  • PU ELC Club
  • PU Cultural Club
  • PU Sports Club
  • PU Students Club


Further reading[edit]

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