Bangladesh University of Business and Technology (BUBT), founded in 2003, is a powerhouse of academic excellence that champions freedom of thinking.
As a BUBT student, you’ll be challenged to grow, inspired to create and dared to excel. Wherever life takes you after graduation, you’ll be able to apply what you’ve learned, both personally and academically, to make a real-life impact. Your future begins right here.
Founded by Dhaka Commerce College, Mirpur-2, Dhaka, and is managed by a Board of Trustees and a Syndicate it has established a formidable reputation since its inception in 2003 under the Private University Act, modeled on North American Universities, with the approval of the University Grants Commission and the Ministry of Education, Government of Bangladesh.
The members of the BUBT Trust are, AFM Sarwar Kamal (the Chairman of the Trustee Board), Prof Dr Shafique Ahmed Siddique, Md Shamsul Huda FCA, Ahmed Hossain, Lieutenant General Dr AKM Zafrullah Siddiq (Retd), Prof Md Abu Saleh, Prof Mian Lutfar Rahman, Tahmina Azam and Md Shihab Rizwan, Dr Kazi Nur-ul-Ferdous. The permanent campus of BUBT has been located at Rupnagar, Mirpur, whereas the other campus is also in Mirpur with three spacious buildings and with all facilities for higher education, adjacent to Dhaka Commerce College.
Started with only around 60 students, BUBT slowly climbed up the ranks as one of the esteemed private universities in Bangladesh. Currently there are over 8000 students studying 17 academic programmes under 8 departments and 6 faculties that include: Faculty of Business; Faculty of Law; Faculty of Arts and Humanities; Faculty of Engineering and Applied Sciences; Faculty of Social Sciences; and Faculty of Mathematical and Physical Sciences. The university consists of both undergraduate and graduate programmes with 290 faculty members and over 100 staff members.
The university not only provides career counseling for students, but also runs a research centre where teachers have been trained so far on Research Methodology. The outstanding achievement of BUBT in the very first decade has been to remain student focused. The University never compromises with the quality, professionalism and sustainability. The university believes in the motto “committed to academic excellence” – a slogan that enthuses the spirit of everyone.
The students of BUBT are always playing formidable roles making themselves competitive to the present world. The members of the Debating Club, Sports Club, Photography Club, Cultural Club IT Club not only compete in the national level but also prove their individual charisma in outstanding fields.
The university’s Department of English, BUBT has established a Language Laboratory established under the Higher Education Quality Enhancement Project (HEQEP) of the University Grants Commission (UGC) and the Ministry of Education, Govt. of Bangladesh, jointly financed by BUBT and the World Bank and BUBT. The lab is equipped with various facilities which can cater to students’ every academic need.
BUBT has also been involved with Cyber Crime training programmes in collaboration with the ICT Division. Not only this, the students of BUBT have also had many achievements with the members of their debating club actively participating in national level debating competitions.
A good number of faculty members are the strength of BUBT. They mostly acquired their higher studies from renowned universities of home and abroad. The care and guidance of them contribute a lot to motivating the learners’ interest in education and research. The seminars, symposiums, workshop, film show, quiz competitions on different aspects are regularly organized by the departments of BUBT which expands the horizon of the mental boundary of the teachers and students alike to think analytically, creatively and in organized way.
BUBT excels in not only providing academic excellence but is constantly aiming to go further in giving their students the best of everything so that they can reach their fullest potential. With the capacity and zeal Bangladesh University of Business and Technology is speeding up its activities to cope with the world class standard.