University of Dhaka (DU)

University of Dhaka (DU)

University of Dhaka (DU) 

University of Dhaka

Public university




The University of Dhaka is the oldest university in Bangladesh. The university is ranked number one on the Bangladesh University Ranking 2017. Established in 1921 during the British Raj, it has made significant contributions to the modern history of Bangladesh. Wikipedia



  • Address: Nilkhet Rd, Dhaka 1000
  • Vice-Chancellor: Md Akhtaruzzaman
  • Campus: Urban, 240 hectares (600 acres) (without the Institute of leather engineering and tech.)
  • Total enrollment: 30,015 (2015)
  • Undergraduate tuition and fees: Domestic tuition: 3,600 BDT (2012), International tuition: 1,200 USD (2012)

Research Facilities

Research Centers of the University

  1. Bureau of Economic Research
  2. Bureau of Business Research
  3. Bose Center for Advanced Study and Research in Natural Sciences



Academic Departments

The University consists of 13 Faculties and 83 Departments.

Department List Of Dhaka University

Faculty of Arts University of Dhaka

  • Department of Bangla
  • Department of English
  • Department of Persian Language and Literature
  • Department of Philosophy
  • Department of History
  • Department of Arabic
  • Department of Islamic Study
  • Department of Islamic History and Culture
  • Department of Sanskrit and Pali
  • Department of Information Science and Library Management
  • Department of Languages and Linguistics
  • Department of Theater and Music
  • Department of World Religions and Culture

Faculty of Business Studies University of Dhaka

  • Department of Management Studies
  • Department of Accounting & Information Systems
  • Department of Marketing
  • Department of Finance
  • Department of Banking and Insurance
  • Department of Management Information Systems
  • Department of International Business
  • Department of Tourism and Hospitality Management
  • Department of Organization Strategy and Leadership



Faculty of Biological Science University of Dhaka

  • Department of Soil, Water and Environment
  • Department of Botany
  • Department of Zoology
  • Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Department of Psychology
  • Department of Microbiology
  • Department of Fisheries Science
  • Department of Medical Psychology
  • Department of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology
  • Department of Educational Psychology

Faculty of Engineering and Technology University of Dhaka

  • Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Department of Applied Chemistry and Chemical Engineering
  • Department of Computer Science and Engineering
  • Department of Nuclear Engineering
  • Department of Robotics and Mechatronics



Faculty of Fine Arts University of Dhaka

  • Department of Drawing and Painting
  • Department of Graphic Design
  • Department of Printmaking
  • Department of Oriental Art
  • Department of Ceramics
  • Department of Sculpture
  • Department of Craft
  • Department of History of Art

Faculty of Law University of Dhaka

  • Department of Law

Faculty of Medicine University of Dhaka

  • Bachelor of Physiotherapy(BPT)
  • Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)
  • Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS)

Faculty of Pharmacy University of Dhaka

  • Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry
  • Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacology
  • Department of Pharmaceutical Technology
  • Department of Pharmacy

Faculty of Science University of Dhaka

  • Department of Physics
  • Department of Mathematics
  • Department of Chemistry
  • Department of Biomedical Physics and Technology
  • Department of Theoretical Physics
  • Department of Applied Mathematics
  • Department of Statistics
  • Department of Theoretical and Computational Chemistry



Faculty of Social Sciences University of Dhaka

  • Department of Economics
  • Institute of Health Economics 
  • Department of Political Science
  • Department of International Relations
  • Department of Anthropology 
  • Department of Public Administration
  • Department of Mass Communication and Journalism
  • Department of Communication Disorders
  • Department of Printing and Publication Studies
  • Department of Television, Film and Photography
  • Department of Sociology
  • Department of Development Studies
  • Department of Criminology
  • Department of Japanese Studies

Faculty of Earth and Environmental Sciences University of Dhaka

  • Department of Geography and Environment
  • Department of Geology
  • Department of Oceanography
  • Department of Disaster Science and Management
  • Department of Meteorology

Faculty of Education University of Dhaka

  • Faculty of Postgraduate Medical Sciences and Research

Institutes Under Dhaka University

  • Institute of Education and Research
  • Institute of Statistical Research and Training
  • Institute of Business Administration
  • Institute of Social Welfare and Research
  • Institute of Modern Languages
  • Institute of Information Technology
  • Institute of Renewable Energy
  • Institute of Disaster Management and Vulnerability Studies
  • Institute of Health Economics
  • Institute of Leather Engineering & Technology
  • National Institute of Traumatology and Orthopaedic Rehabilitation
  • National Institute of Textile Engineering and Research





Dhaka University Central Students' Union

Dhaka University Central Students' Union is the official students' union of the University of Dhaka. It is better known in Bangladesh as DUCSU. It exists to represent Dhaka University students in the University's decision-making, to act as the voice for students in the national higher education policy debate, and to provide direct services to the student body.It was established in the academic year of 1922-23 as Dhaka University Student Union. Its first constitution was drafted in its general assembly on 30 October 1925. In 1953, its constitution was amended and the union was renamed Dhaka University Central Students' Union.





The University of Dhaka (Bengali: ঢাকা বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়), also known as Dhaka University or simply DU) is the oldest university in Bangladesh. The university is ranked number one on the Bangladesh University Ranking 2017. Established in 1921 during the British Raj, it has made significant contributions to the modern history of Bangladesh. After the Partition of India, it became the focal point of progressive and democratic movements in Pakistan. Its students and teachers played a central role in the rise of Bengali nationalism and the independence of Bangladesh.

The University of Dhaka Universities and colleges in Dhaka Public universities of Bangladesh Educational institutions established in 1921Academic institutions associated with the Bengal Renaissance1921 establishments in British India British colonial architecture in Bangladesh Recipients of the Independence Day Award





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