A public university in Bangladesh is a state-owned university that receives funding from the government of Bangladesh.
There are more public universities in Bangladesh than private universities, and most of them offer free tuition to local students.
The following is a list of the top 10 public universities in Bangladesh for CSE (Computer Science & Engineering) programmes.
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University of Chittagong
Chittagong University (CU for short) is a government multi-faculty research university located in Chittagong, Bangladesh. It was established in 1986 in Hathazari Upazila of Chittagong district.
It is the third-largest university in the country in terms of campus size. As of 2019, the university has about 26,500 students and 72 teachers.
Before the independence of Bangladesh, this university became the center of the progressive and democratic movement in then East Pakistan.
At that time the teachers and students of the university played a central role in the rise of Bengali nationalism and the independence of Bangladesh.
At present, there are 21 educational institutions under Chittagong University. Located in the hilly area of Chittagong, the university is a source of natural beauty. Here is the largest university library in Chittagong.
Many notable alumni have taught and taught at this university, including one Nobel laureate and several Ekushey Medal winners. As of 2020, the university ranks 9th in the country and 3101st globally.
Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology
Bangladesh University of Engineering (BUET for short) is one of the leading engineering-related higher education institutions in Bangladesh. It is located in the Palashi area of Dhaka city.
Established in 1876 as Dhaka Survey School for the expansion of technical education, the school later became Ahsanullah School of Engineering.
After the independence of Bangladesh, it was renamed as the Bangladesh University of Engineering.
It offers free tuition to local students, as well as a highly competitive scholarship programme. It has also been given an A rating by QS World University Rankings.
Chittagong University of Engineering and Technology
Chittagong University of Engineering (CUET for short) is one of the leading government engineering universities in Bangladesh.
It is located in the Chittagong district of the southeastern Chittagong division.
It is located at Raozan police station, 25 km from Chittagong city. Its former name was Bangladesh Institute of Technology (BIT), Chittagong, and before that Chittagong Engineering College.
About four and a half thousand students study engineering, architecture, urban planning and science at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
University of Dhaka
The University of Dhaka is a public university in Bangladesh. It was founded in 1828 and is the oldest university in Bangladesh.
It is a top-ranked university, with an international reputation for its high-quality education and research.
It has been ranked as the “highest-rated” university in Bangladesh by QS World University Rankings and Times Higher Education Supplement.
The faculty includes 1,000 academic teachers, along with many visiting scholars from around the world.
The University of Dhaka has been ranked as number one in Bangladesh by ARWU and it has also topped the list of universities in Asia.
Jahangirnagar University is one of the only and only full-fledged residential public universities in Bangladesh.
The company is located in the Savar area near Dhaka with an area of about 696.56 acres. Although the university was established in 1960, its activities started in 1982.
The university has faculties of Arts and Humanities, Mathematics and Physics, Social Sciences, Biology, Business Education and Law and 4 institutes.
A high-quality public university for those who want to study computer science and engineering (CSE).
Islamic University of Technology
The Islamic University of Technology is an international engineering university located in the Gazipur district of Bangladesh.
It was originally established as an educational and research institution and is now recognized as the only international university in Bangladesh.
The university is owned by the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) and aims to facilitate education for students from all OIC member states and to bring Muslims to the forefront of technology and engineering education.
An educational institution is completely free from session clutter. The four-year course never took longer.
Students receive a monthly tuition allowance. Also, dormitories, books, accommodation, and other facilities are provided free of cost.
Khulna University of Engineering and Technology
Khulna University of Engineering and Technology (KUET) is a government engineering university in Bangladesh. It is located in the Khulna district of the Khulna division of southern Bangladesh.
Formerly it was called Bangladesh Institute of Technology, Khulna, and earlier, Khulna College of Engineering.
It is one of the best universities in Bangladesh. About 6,000 students are studying undergraduate and postgraduate engineering and science here.
The number of teachers here is more than 556. Besides, there are 132 officers and 425 employees.
Some new buildings have been constructed for the expansion of the university premises such as academic building, auditorium complex, dormitory, library, teacher dormitory building, etc. and some more buildings are under construction.
The university campus is 14 km from Khulna city. It is located at Phulbarigate on the north side of Khulna-Jessore highway.
Rajshahi University of Engineering and Technology
Rajshahi University of Engineering and Technology (abbreviation: RUET) is one of the leading engineering education institutes in Bangladesh.
It is the second oldest engineering university in Bangladesh and the only one in the north.
It is one of the 5 prestigious and specialized engineering universities in Bangladesh. One of the leading Ph.D. institutes in Bangladesh.
Like other public universities, RUET’s admission test is considered to be very competitive.
Approximately 12,000 students participate in the admission test every year based on the results of the Higher Secondary Examination.
Dhaka University of Engineering and Technology
Dhaka University of Engineering and Technology is a university in Dhaka, Bangladesh. It was founded in 1982 as the country’s first public engineering university.
It is ranked #1 in Bangladesh by the National University Alumni Association (NUAA) for imparting very high-quality education to its students and alumni.
The university offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in engineering and computer science, pharmacy, architecture, fine arts, law, economics, and management. There are currently 3,000 students enrolled at this institution.
Shahjalal University of Science and Technology
Shahjalal University of Science and Technology is an autonomous public university located in Sylhet, Bangladesh.
The medium of instruction of the university is English. It is one of the largest science and technology universities in Asia.
SUST is one of the richest IT universities in Bangladesh. The university introduced integrated honors courses for the first time in Bangladesh and also introduced the semester system (American semester system) in undergraduate courses from 1996-97 sessions.
Besides, the only search engine in Bangladesh “Pipilika” is also the contribution of this university which has been providing information services successfully since its launch in 2013. It is the first university of science and technology in the country.
We have created the list based on our personal research. And we do not claim that the ranking is 100% accurate. If you have any opinion about the top 10 public universities in Bangladesh for CSE, let us know in the comment section. Thank you.