List & Details: How many public universities in Bangladesh?

Those who are looking for getting admission in different public universities or looking for the information of Public universities are often confused about the number of Public Universities in Bangladesh.


Numbers of Universities at a Glance

Type of UniversitiesNumber
Post Graduate university01
Agricultural Universities of Bangladesh04
Science and Technology universities09
Engineering & Technology05
Maritime Universities01
Textile universities01
Veterinary University01
University of General Education15
Total37

There are according the University grant commission of Bangladesh, there are 37 public universities in Bangladesh. Some of the universities are only for the post graduate studies. Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University is only for those who passed MBBS.

Some of the universities are in specific topics. Like Bangladesh university of Engineering Technology is for the students of Engineering. Agricultural Universities are for the Agricultural science.

I have categorized the different universities according to the Subjects.

Agricultural Universities of Bangladesh

Agricultural universities Deals with the study related to the agricultural science. Here is the list of Agricultural Universities of Bangladesh.

  • Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Agricultural University
  • Sylhet Agricultural University
  • Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University
  • Bangladesh Agricultural University

Science and Technology universities

There are 9 Science and Technology universities in Bangladesh. Though they are related to science and technology but some of the universities like SUST and some other universities provide graduation and post graduation degree for the business and Humanities subjects.

  • Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Science & Technology University
  • Hajee Mohammad Danesh Science & Technology University
  • Jessore University of Science & Technology
  • Mawlana Bhashani Science & Technology University
  • Noakhali Science & Technology University
  • Pabna University of Science and Technology
  • Patuakhali Science And Technology University
  • Rangamati Science and Technology University
  • Shahjalal University of Science & Technology

Maritime Universities of Bangladesh

There is only one maritime public university in Bangladesh. It is Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Maritime University (BSMRMU). It is the 37th public universities in Bangladesh. It offers graduate and postgraduate degree along with research facilities

Textile universities

Though there are several private textile universities in Bangladesh but only single public textile university in Bangladesh. BUTEX is only the public text universities.

Universities of engineering technology

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Engineering Drawing

There are 5 universities of engineering technology. Among them BUET is the best university. Other leading universities are CUET, KUET , RUET . DUET is for the students of Technical Education Boards.

  • Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology
  • Chittagong University of Engineering & Technology
  • Dhaka University of Engineering & Technology
  • Khulna University of Engineering and Technology
  • Rajshahi University of Engineering & Technology

Universities of General Educations

Many universities for general education are established by Bangladesh Government. Here you will get the top level universities like DU , CU. Almost every year some new universities are establishing. Here is the list of all Public Universities for General Education.

  • Bangladesh Open University
  • Bangladesh University of Professionals
  • Barisal University
  • Begum Rokeya University
  • Comilla University
  • Islamic Arabic University
  • Islamic University
  • Jagannath University
  • Jahangirnagar University
  • Jatiya Kabi Kazi Nazrul Islam University
  • Khulna University
  • National University
  • University of Chittagong
  • University of Dhaka
  • University of Rajshahi

Veterinary Universities

There is only one veterinary and animal Science University in Bangladesh. Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University is in Chittagong

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