More than 5 lakhs of students are studying in private university in Bangladesh. Apart from the national university, most of the students study here. The quality of study is good of around 15 to 20 private universities among the hundreds. There is an another good aspect that some private universities have become one of the best universities of the country in terms of individual subjects and studies. However, now we show you the top 10 private university in Bangladesh based on the different latest ranking.
Who are studying in higher education in Bangladesh, about 63 percent of them are studying in private universities. Though all universities in private sector aren’t so good, but some of these are really awesome in terms of rules, regulations and studies. Now check out the top 10 private university in Bangladesh based on ranking.
Top 10 private university in Bangladesh
1) North South University (NSU)
North South University (NSU) is a non-governmental level educational institution in Bangladesh and established in 1992. This is the country’s first government approved private university. This university is located at Bashundhara residential area on Baridhara, Dhaka city. North South University (NSU) has transformed itself into one of the best universities of the country, mainly through BBA. In the last 2-3 years, according to the QS ranking, NSU was ranked as the best university in the country for BBA study. Considering all aspects of this university, we enlisted this at No.1 for the top 10 private university in Bangladesh.
2) BRAC University
If you really want to study in BBA, you can choose BRAC University after NSU. In terms of architecture, BRAC has taken herself over to everyone else. Specially, BRAC’s successful journey started with architecture. In January 2001, BRAC University started its journey in Mohakhali. They organized their first convocation in 2006. Apart from Mohakhali, they have their own residential campus at Savar. Each student need to stay three months in this residential campus for each semester. However, it will be transferred to their main campus too soon.
3) East West University
Standard and ergonomic education can change the future of a nation. East West University (EWU) started the program in 1996 with a promise to provide quality education. East West University is one of the best private universities of the country. This University has done academic rules and regulation, which has a positive impact on student learning.
4) Ahsanullah University of Science and Technology (AUST)
Of course, Ahsanullah University of Science and Technology is the best private university for study in engineering. After BUET, KUET, RUET, CUET, MIST, IUT, Each subject of AUST is authorized by IEB as well as professional engineering degree certified. AUST deserve a position in our list ‘Top 10 private university in Bangladesh’ without any doubt.
5) American International University Bangladesh (AIUB)
One of the top private universities, AIUB, started operations with 29 departments under 4 faculty in 1994. AIUB has 7 campuses. But there is no own campus. These all campuses are located at Kamal Ataturk Avenue, Banani, Dhaka. AIUB has a two-shift system ‘day’ and ‘evening’ for the students. Results of students of this university are provided in the grading system.
6) United International University (UIU)
The UIU was established in 2003 by the United Group, one of the leading industrial groups of the country. The goal of entrepreneurs to become one of the best private university in South Asia. It is located at Sat Masjid Road Dhanmondi area of Dhaka city. In the year of 2016, the United International University has announced funding of 1 crore for research as the country’s first private university.
7) Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB)
Independent University Bangladesh (IUB) has two campuses. The Chittagong Campus was established in Jamal Khan Road area in the city of Chittagong in 1999. The main campus of this university is located at Bashundhara area of Dhaka city. Currently there are about 4,500 students are studying in Chittagong campus. Every year about 200-250 students are given degrees from the Department of Business and Engineering.
8) University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB)
The University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB) is very good in journalism. Many of the students of this university are now working in media with fame. This University Grants Commission’s approved educational institution is located at Dhanmondi, Dhaka. Kazi Shahed Ahmed established it in 2002. Since 2004 it’s educational program has started.
9) Daffodil International University (DIU)
Daffodil International University is the top Bangladeshi private university for information and technology. They are the first in the private sector to introduce IT. According to the Private University Act 1992, the university was established on January 24, 2002 in Dhanmondi area of Dhaka, Bangladesh. Daffodil International University signed the agreement with the United Nations (UN) to establish higher education. DIU placed the 9th position of our top 10 private university in Bangladesh list.
10) ASA University Bangladesh
In order to provide higher education, ASA University Bangladesh was established in 2006. In the subject of sociology, the ASA University is one of the top 10 private university in Bangladesh. There are 9 subjects under 3 departments here. There are 2 shifts in this university ‘Day’ and ‘Evening’.
The University Grants Commission (UGC) has maiden 15 private universities to black list. The Commission has warned the parents not to enroll their children in these universities until they have made public announcement in the newspapers. Still, no work is going on. These black listed universities continue to advertise in the leading newspapers of the country to be admitted to the students. So, students and guardians should be aware on it and should avoid these public universities.
Illegal Universities list by UGC
- Darul Ihsan Universities
- IBAIS University
- Prime University
- America Bangladesh University
- Queens University
- Southern University Bangladesh
- International Islamic University Chittagong
- University of Information Technology and Science
- University of Science and Technology Chittagong
- Northern University Bangladesh
Only those who want to read BBA by passing HSC or O level are very difficult to decide which university will be admitted for them. It is also very difficult to pick the best private university among the hundreds. SD Asia has been created for them. List of the best four universities in Bangladesh to study BBA. We also described those before. These are North South University (NSU), BRAC University, Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB) and East West University.
After passing HSC and equivalent study, students become very worried to admit in a best university. This is the big challenge for them due to huge lack of seats numbers in private and public university of the country. We think this information on top 10 private university in Bangladesh will help the students to pick up the best one to make their brightened future.