Southeast University (Bangladesh)

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This is about the university in Bangladesh. For the university in China, see Southeast University.
For other universities with a similar name, see Southeast University (disambiguation).
Southeast University
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Motto "Making the Leaders for tomorrow and creating the valued personality for the nation"
Type Private
Established 2002 (2002)
Chancellor President Abdul Hamid
Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr. ANM Meshquat Uddin[1]
Academic staff
Students 12,500[2]
Location Dhaka, Bangladesh
23°47′41″N 90°24′18″E / 23.7947°N 90.4049°E / 23.7947; 90.4049Coordinates: 23°47′41″N 90°24′18″E / 23.7947°N 90.4049°E / 23.7947; 90.4049
Campus Urban
Colors Yellow     

Southeast University (Bengali: সাউথ ইস্ট বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়) or SEU is a private university in Banani, Dhaka, Bangladesh. It is one of the reputed university in Bangladesh.The University was established under the Private University Act, 1992 approved by the Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh.[3] Its permanent campus is in 251/A & 252, Tejgaon Industrial Area, Dhaka-1208, Bangladesh.

SEU Permanent Campus (Rear View)
SEU Permanent Campus (Inner View)

History and administration[edit]

Southeast University (SEU) was established in June 2002 as a private university under the Private University Act 1992. The president of Bangladesh is the chancellor. The university is run by a number of statutory bodies as required under the provisions of the Private University Act, 1992.


Southeast University offers the following undergraduate and post graduate programs and diploma courses:

School of Science
School of Business Studies
School of Arts and Social Science
  • 1 year Master of Laws: 1 year LL.M
  • 2 year Master of Laws: 2 year LL.M
  • 4 year Bachelor of Laws: LL.B (Hons)
  • 2 year Bachelor of Laws: LL.B (Pass)
  • Bachelor of English (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Arts in Islamic Studies
  • Master of Arts in Islamic Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts in Bangla Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts in Economics
  • Master of Development Studies
  • Diploma courses
  • Diploma in Communicative English
  • Postgraduate Diploma in World Trade Organization

Distance education[edit]

The distance education programs were discontinued to be compliant with the directives of Bangladesh Ministry of Education.[4]


Southeast University is linked with journal publishers through an international organisation named INASP/PERii. Bangladesh Academy of Sciences (BAS) is acting as the coordinating body. This facility is IP based and work only within SEU campus. The SEU library offers regular services such as circulation, reference, counseling, indexing, bibliographical documentation, back up services, retrospective searches etc.

Southeast University has a library equipped with books on the academic programs offered as well as on research and extracurricular activities. The total collection of books and journals at is about 15000. The space area of the library is 6,500 square feet (600 m2). It is a central library of the university rendering services to the students and faculty.


Letter grades indicating the quality of course work completed are interpreted as follows.[5]

Class Intervals of Scores Letter Grade Grade Points
80 – 100 A+ 4.00
75 - 79 A 3.75
70 – 74 A- 3.50
65 – 69 B+ 3.25
60 – 64 B 3.00
55 - 59 B- 2.75
50 – 54 C+ 2.50
45 – 49 C 2.25
40 – 44 D 2.00
Less than 40 F 0.00
Withdrawal W
Incomplete I


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