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List of Private Universities in Bangladesh

Biplob Chandra Chakraborty

08 Jan 2018

List of Private Universities in Bangladesh

According to University Grants Commission of Bangladesh (UGC) a total of 95 Private Universities are approved in Bangladesh as of 8 January 2018. However, some universities are yet to start academic activities. Some university runs under the court order. Universities run under the court order are indicated by star marks in the remarks option.  

  1. Ahsanullah University of Science and Technology
  2. American International University-Bangladesh
  3. Anwer Khan Modern University
  4. Army University of Engineering and Technology (BAUET)
  5. ASA University Bangladesh
  6. Asian University of Bangladesh
  7. Atish Dipankar University of Science & Technology
  8. Bangladesh Army International University of Science & Technology (BAIUST) ,Comilla
  9. Bangladesh Army University of Science and Technology(BAUST), Saidpur
  10. Bangladesh Islami University
  11. Bangladesh University
  12. Bangladesh University of Business & Technology
  13. Bangladesh University of Health Sciences
  14. BGC Trust University Bangladesh
  15. BGMEA University of Fashion & Technology (BUFT)
  16. BRAC University
  17. Britannia University *****
  18. Canadian University of Bangladesh
  19. CCN University of Science & Technology
  20. Central University of Science and Technology
  21. Central Women's University
  22. Chittagong Independent University
  23. City University
  24. Cox's Bazar International University
  25. Daffodil International University
  26. Dhaka International University
  27. East Delta University
  28. East West University
  29. Eastern University
  30. European University of Bangladesh
  31. Exim Bank Agricultural University, Bangladesh
  32. Fareast International University
  33. Feni University
  34. First Capital University of Bangladesh
  35. German University Bangladesh
  36. Global University Bangladesh
  37. Gono Bishwabidyalay *
  38. Green University of Bangladesh
  39. Hamdard University Bangladesh
  40. IBAIS University ***
  41. Independent University, Bangladesh
  42. International Islamic University Chittagong
  43. International University of Business Agriculture & Technology
  44. Ishakha International University, Bangladesh
  45. Khwaja Yunus Ali University
  46. Leading University
  47. Manarat International University
  48. Metropolitan University
  49. N.P.I University of Bangladesh
  50. North Bengal International University
  51. North East University Bangladesh
  52. North South University
  53. North Western University
  54. Northern University Bangladesh
  55. Northern University of Business & Technology, Khulna
  56. Notre Dame University Bangladesh
  57. Port City International University
  58. Premier University *****
  59. Presidency University
  60. Prime University
  61. Primeasia University
  62. Pundra University of Science & Technology
  63. Queens University ****
  64. Rabindra Maitree University, Kushtia
  65. Rajshahi Science & Technology University (RSTU), Natore
  66. Ranada Prasad Shaha University
  67. Royal University of Dhaka
  68. Rupayan A.K.M Shamsuzzoha University
  69. Shanto-Mariam University of Creative Technology
  70. Sheikh Fazilatunnesa Mujib University
  71. Sonargaon University
  72. Southeast University
  73. Southern University Bangladesh ******
  74. Stamford University Bangladesh
  75. State University of Bangladesh
  76. Sylhet International University *****
  77. Tagore University of Creative Arts, Keranigonj, Bangladesh
  78. The International University of Scholars
  79. The Millennium University
  80. The People's University of Bangladesh **
  81. The University of Asia Pacific
  82. Times University, Bangladesh
  83. United International University
  84. University of Creative Technology, Chittagong
  85. University of Development Alternative
  86. University of Global Village
  87. University of Information Technology & Sciences
  88. University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh
  89. University of Science & Technology Chittagong **
  90. University of South Asia
  91. Uttara University
  92. Varendra University
  93. Victoria University of Bangladesh
  94. World University of Bangladesh
  95. Z.H Sikder University of Science & Technology


  • * BBA, Environmental Science, MBBS, BDS, Physiotherapy programs are run by the university with Stay Order of the Honorable High Court Division for six months with effect from 29/05/2017.
  • ** Unapproved campus is run by the university.
  • *** An unapproved campus is functioning under Court’s Stay Order. The address of IBAIS University is shown according to the Stay Order (writ petition no 12017/2016) of the Honorable High Court Division dated 19 September 2016.
  • **** The Ministry of the Education approved the university on 6/9/2015 to fulfillment of all conditions within one year. The deadline of compliance has in the meantime expired.
  • ***** Conflict among BoT (Board of Trustees) members and filing of cases.
  • ****** The student admission of Southern University Bangladesh (all campuses) has been stopped according to the instruction of MoE and UGC until disposal of the ongoing inquiry and all cases filed to the Honorable court.

Detail information is available at the website of the University Grants Commission Bangladesh. 

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