Top 10 Colleges in Bangladesh for 2024

If you have passed the SSC exam, then of course now is the time to worry about getting admission to a good college. If you’re looking for the top 10 colleges in Bangladesh, then you’ve come to the right place.

Just as there is no substitute for a good study for good results, good study requires a good environment and proper guidelines.

For this reason, if you can get admission in a good college, it becomes much easier to get good results. So everyone’s goal is to get admitted to a good college.

We’ve already created a post about top 10 colleges in Dhaka, if don’t check it yet, you can check from here:

Top 10 Colleges in Dhaka

Best College in Bangladesh – Selection Criteria

We have selected 10 colleges here as the best college in Bangladesh. The criteria we have considered in the selection of the top ten colleges in Bangladesh are:

  • HSC Exam passing rate
  • Present Student rate
  • Number of GPA-5
  • Guardians Review
  • Students Choice

Top 10 College in Bangladesh

So here is the list of the top 10 colleges in Bangladesh. I hope this list will help you to choose the best college in Bangladesh for your Higher Secondary Study.

  1. Notre Dame College
  2. Dhaka Commerce College, Dhaka
  3. Dhaka City College
  4. Rajuk Uttara Model College
  5. Cantonment Public School and College, Rangpur
  6. Abdul Kadir Mollah City College, Narsinghi.
  7. Rajshahi College, Boalia
  8. Adamjee Cantonment College
  9. Viqarunnisa Noon School and College
  10. Jalalabad Cantonment Public School & College

Notre Dame College

Notre Dame College (NDC for short) is a higher secondary and undergraduate educational institution established and run by the clergy of the Holy Cross Sannyas Sangha in Dhaka.

The college was established at Laxmibazar in Dhaka on 3 November 1949 by the then Archbishop Lawrence Grenner and the Roman Catholic clergy at the invitation of the government in East Pakistan to establish the college after the partition of India.

Notre Dame College - Father Timm Bhaban

In 1954, the college was shifted to Arambagh under Motijheel police station near Kamalapur railway station and the college was named Notre Dame College after Mary, the mother of Jesus Christ.

Although the French phrase “Notre Dame” means our majestic woman, Notre Dame College has been a full-fledged boys’ educational institution since its inception.

It is open for the study of students of all religions and communities and since its inception most of the students are Bengali Muslims. According to the statistics of 2019, 85% of the students of the institution are Muslims.
Notre Dame College students are known as “NotreDamean“.

Official Website of Notre Dame College:


Dhaka Commerce College

Dhaka Commerce College is a higher secondary and postgraduate college located in Mirpur, Dhaka. Established in 1989, it is the first college in Dhaka City which specializes in commerce.

Students can take education in both Bengali and English versions. The main founder of this college is Professor Kazi Nurul Islam Farooqui.

Dhaka Commerce College

In 2012, Dhaka Commerce College was awarded as the best private college in Bangladesh. Higher secondary courses for science have also been started in the 2012-2020 session.

In order to apply for admission in higher secondary courses, a minimum GPA of 3.50 is required in the SSC examination.

According to the National University’s policy for admission to honors courses, an average GPA of 4.00 is required in both SSC and HSC examinations. And admission to the Masters is determined based on the results of the Honors

Official website of Dhaka Commerce College:


Dhaka City College

Dhaka City College is one of the oldest colleges in Bangladesh located on Kudrat-i-Khuda Road in Dhanmondi, Dhaka. The college is affiliated to the National University of Bangladesh.

The college was established in 1957 during the rule of Pakistan under the patronage of local academics and social workers. Ataur Rahman Khan and Khan Bahadur Abdur Rahman both made special contributions to the establishment of the college.

Dhaka City College

Khane Alam Khan, former chairman of the steering committee of the college, while he was the divisional commissioner of Dhaka division, provided financial assistance for the development of academic buildings.

One of the colleges of Dhaka Education Board, this college provides education in science, business education and humanities in the higher secondary classes. Besides, this college affiliated to the National University has arrangements to do BBA, BSc, Honors, CSE courses.

Official website of Dhaka City College:


RAJUK Uttara Model College

RAJUK Uttara Model College is an educational institution located in the Uttara area of ​​Dhaka city. Established in 1994, the institute has already become one of the best colleges in Bangladesh.

RAJUK Uttara Model College was established in Uttara of the capital on about 4 and a half acres of land under the direct control and management of the Ministry of Education in collaboration with RAJUK.

RAJUK Uttara Model College

RAJUK Uttara Model College teaches in both Bengali and English at the lower secondary, secondary and higher secondary levels under the National Curriculum. About 2500 students study in this college.

The class time of the morning branch is from 7:45 AM to 12:10 PM and the day branch is from 12:45 PM to 5:10 PM.

RAJUK Uttara Model College has an air-conditioned library with about 15,000 books and a physics, chemistry, biology, and computer laboratory with state-of-the-art equipment.

RAJUK Uttara Model College follows the national curriculum. Students of the 6th-8th class can also take part in music education, arts and crafts, and learning to play musical instruments if they wish.

Official website of RAJUK Uttara Model College:


Cantonment Public School and College, Rangpur

Cantonment Public School and College, Rangpur is a private educational institution run under the Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education, Dinajpur.

Rangpur Cantonment was started in 1978 by laying the foundation stone of Brigadier MA Latif. The college was originally established to facilitate the education of the officers of Rangpur Cantonment and the children of the area.

Cantonment Public School and College, Rangpur

The school branch started here in 1978, the college started in 1981 and the degree level started in 1995. English medium education started in 1993.

School and college branches participate in SSC and HSC examinations under Dinajpur Board of Education. Degree level candidates participate in examinations under the National University.

Official website of Cantonment Public School and College, Rangpur:


Abdul Kadir Mollah City College, Narsingdi

Abdul Kadir Mollah City College, Narsingdi is ranked 6th among the top 10 colleges in Bangladesh. The college is located at Basail in Narsingdi district on the west side of the Dhaka-Sylhet highway.

Abdul Kadir Mollah established the college under his own name in 2006 in Narsingdi.

Abdul Kadir Mollah City College

It has a two-storey administrative building, four academic buildings, a prayer room, a common room, a canteen, a guest room, a state-of-the-art science laboratory, and an ICT lab.

There are dormitories for students and three dormitories for female students.

Official website of Abdul Kadir Mollah City College:


Rajshahi College

Rajshahi College is an educational institution located in Rajshahi, Bangladesh. The college was established in 1873. Rajshahi College is the 3rd oldest college in Bangladesh after Dhaka College and Chittagong College.

The college is located next to the Rajshahi Collegiate School in the center of Rajshahi city. The school was named Collegiate because of its location next to this ancient college.

Rajshahi College Muslim Hall

This is the first college in Bangladesh to offer a master’s degree. According to the data of 2015, Rajshahi College is the best college in Bangladesh out of 685 undergraduate and postgraduate colleges affiliated to the National University.

It offers Masters and Honors degrees under Bangladesh National University. Although enrollment of students at the higher secondary level has been stopped in this college since 1998, it is being re-admitted from the academic year 2010-11.

Official website of Rajshahi College:


Adamjee Cantonment College

Adamjee Cantonment College is an educational institution located in Dhaka, Bangladesh. It is run by the Bangladesh army. The college originally started as a school on February 17, 1960.

The institution was established under the overall supervision of the Army and with the funding of the late Gul Mohammad Adamji, an industrialist, in the style of the original public schools in England, Eaton, and Harrow.

Adamjee Cantonment College

Before independence, English was the medium of instruction in this college. For this reason, the first two principals of the college were British citizens. After independence, Bengali became the medium of instruction.

In 1995, the Adamjee Cantonment College branch was separated from the school branch. At present, science, humanities, and business are taught in the higher secondary classes here. There are also Honors and Masters courses in English, Economics, Political Science, Accounting, and Management.

Official website of Adamjee Cantonment College:


Viqarunnisa Noon School and College

Viqarunnisa Noon School and College is a reputed college for girls in Bailey Road, Dhaka. The school was established in 1952 by Viqar Un Nisa Noon, wife of the then Governor of East Pakistan, Feroz Khan Noon, with the aim of starting a modern educational institution for girls in Dhaka. The school was later named after her.

Viqarunnisa Noon School and College

The school’s activities are centered on Bailey Road, its main branch. However, three separate branches have been set up under the same administration which are located in Dhanmondi, Azimpur, and Bashundhara residential areas of the capital.

In all, more than 24,000 students from the four branches attend the Viqarunnisa Noon School and College on a regular basis. It is now ranked first among the top schools in Bangladesh.

Official Website of Viqarunnisa Noon School and College:


Jalalabad Cantonment Public School and College

Jalalabad Cantonment Public School and College is an educational institution located in the Jalalabad Cantonment area near Sylhet city in Bangladesh. It is approved by the Sylhet Board of Education.

The college was established by the Bangladesh Army in 1999. It received the certificate of the President of Bangladesh in 2004 as the best educational institution.

Jalalabad Cantonment Public School and College

Its principal is a lieutenant Colonel rank officer of the Bangladesh Army. If an officer of the rank of Lt. Colonel is not available, a skilled and experienced civilian is appointed as the Principal.

In the 2014 HSC exam, Jalalabad Cantonment Public School and College got 1st place in the Sylhet Board and 9th place in the whole of Bangladesh.

Official website of Jalalabad Cantonment Public School and College:

The information we’ve shared here about the top 10 colleges in Bangladesh based on our own research. I hope this info will help you to choose the best college in Bangladesh for your study. If you have any questions or queries, please write down in the comment section.

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