Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman University, Kishoreganj

Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman University, Kishoreganj Information

Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman University, Kishoreganj, is a public university financed by the government of Bangladesh. The university is located in Kishoreganj, named after Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

Gradually the university has been improving in all stages to fill up the mission of providing undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral levels of education and research that create knowledge, excellence, and distribution in science, engineering, arts, humanities, social sciences, law, business administration, and management, including new branches of science and knowledge.

Not too many days ago, the university was set out, so it is almost impossible to share enough information. Moreover, I will try to share as much information as possible. So let’s get started.

History Of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman University

BSMRU is a recent university established on January 24, 2020. Day by day, the university has become popular, and students are coming here from around the country.

BSMRU is committed to creating efficient manpower related to the industry, business, society, and economics using modern teaching methods and technology according to higher education criteria, profession, and economic requirements.

BSMRU has the mission of maintaining and achieving higher education equality with the advanced world in various fields.

  • Other Name: BSMRSTU
  • Motto Learn.Think.Innovate
  • Type: Public Research University
  • Established: July 8, 2001; 20 years ago
  • Founder: Sheikh Hasina
  • Academic Affiliations: UGC, Bangladesh
  • Chancellor: President of Bangladesh
  • Vice-Chancellor: A. Q. M. Mahbub
  • Academic Staff: 306
  • Students: 11,000+
  • Location: Gopalganj-8100, Bangladesh 22.9661°N 89.8171°ECoordinates: 22.9661°N 89.8171°E
  • Campus: 55 acres (0.22 km2)
  • Language: English
  • Website: bsmrstu.edu.bd

BSMRSTU Establishment Background

Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman University, Kishoreganj, is the outcome of the earnest initiatives of Advocate Md. Abdul Hamid, the president of the People’s Republic Of Bangladesh.

First, the bill of establishing the Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman University, Kishoreganj, is raised on the parliament (Act No. 17 of 2020, September 15, 2020) and passed by the parliament 2020. Finally, the university has been established.

Firstly, the university was established at the Boulai Union of Sadar Upazila of Kishoreganj District. Later, it was placed on 103.87 acres of land at Patdha and Raghunandanpur Mouzas of Boulai union under Kishoreganj Sadar Upazila of Kishoreganj District, that 9.8 KM away from the Kishoreganj city.

BSMRSTU Location & Area

Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman University, Kishoreganj is located at Patdha and Raghunandanpur Mouzas of Boulai union under Kishoreganj Sadar Upazila of Kishoreganj District, approximately 8.9 km away from Kishoreganj city towards Mithamoin road. The whole campus covers 103.87 acres of pictorial land.

BSMRSTU Academic Body

BSMRU is a newly established university, and the university has initiated its operation first in the academic session 2021-2022 with four departments Computer Science and Engineering, Mathematics, English, and Accounting.

There were thirty students in each department then. But right now, the university operates 40 departments under 6 faculties and 6 institutes, and 3 centers.

BSMRSTU Faculties

BSMRSTU consists of 6 academic faculties, and there is a total of 40 disciplines under these faculties.

  • Faculty Of Science
  • Faculty Of Engineering
  • Faculty Of Arts
  • Faculty Of Social Science
  • Faculty Of Biological Science
  • Faculty Of Business Studies

Faculty Of Science

  1. Dept. of Mathematics
  2. Dept. of Physics & Astronomy
  3. Dept. of Statistic & Data Science
  4. Dept. of Chemistry
  5. Dept. of Geography & Water Resource management

Faculty Of Engineering 

  1. Dept. of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  2. Dept. of Computer Science and Engineering
  3. Dept. of Civil and Environment Engineering
  4. Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering
  5. Dept. of Biomedical Engineering
  6. Dept. of Chemical Engineering
  7. Dept. of Industrial and Production Engineering
  8. Dept. of Nuclear Science and Engineering

Faculty Of Arts

  1. Dept. of Bangla
  2. Dept. of English
  3. Dept. of History and Politics
  4. Dept. of Philosophy
  5. Dept. of Islamic History and Culture
  6. Dept. of Art, Music and Theater Studies
  7. Dept. of Law

Faculty Of Social Science 

  1. Dept. of Political Science and Bangladesh Studies
  2. Dept. of Social work
  3. Dept. of Economics
  4. Dept. of Population Science
  5. Dept. of Social and International Relations Studies
  6. Dept. of Development Studies

Faculty Of Biological Science 

  1. Dept. of Molecular Biology and Genetics
  2. Dept. of Pharmacy
  3. Dept. of Public Health
  4. Dept. of Biochemistry and Microbiology
  5. Dept. of Marine Science and Blue Economy
  6. Dept. of Environment and Ecology
  7. Dept. of Special Education
  8. Dept. of Fisheries
  9. Dept. of Food Science and Technology

Faculty Of Business Studies

  1. Dept. of Accounting
  2. Dept. of Management
  3. Dept. of Marketing
  4. Dept. of Finance

BSMRSTU Institutions

BSMRSTU has six institutions on different subjects to improve researching them.

  1. Institute of Environment and Sustainable Development
  2. Institute of Intelligent Systems for Automation
  3. Institute of Information Technology and Communication
  4. System Development
  5. Institute of Agricultural Development
  6. Institute of Supply Chain Management

BSMRSTU Centers

BSMRSTU has three centers established for the skill development of the BSMRSTU’s students.

  1. Centre for Skill Development and Training
  2. Centre for Bangladesh and South Asia Studies
  3. Centre for Waste Management

BSMRSTU Campus Facilities

The Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman University, Kishoreganj, is going under construction. It has been decorating with digital facilities and services to maintain and achieve higher education equality with the advanced world in various fields.

Residential halls, Engineering Office, Central Library, Medical Centre, Physical Education Centre, Transport, Data Center and all the facilities will be available at this university.

BSMRSTU Mission & Vision

The mission of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman University, Kishoreganj, is:

  • To create and disseminate knowledge for the sustainable development of the next generation.
  • To maintain and achieve higher education equality with the advanced world in various fields.
  • To create and expand higher education and research opportunities at the national level, especially in various modern knowledge practice and reading fields.
  • To provide undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral levels of education and research that create knowledge, excellence, and distribution in science, engineering, arts, humanities, social sciences, law, business administration, and management, including new branches of science and knowledge.
  • To conduct online and campus-based short and long courses with the graduate and undergraduate levels.

BSMRU Vision

The vision of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman University, Kishoreganj, is:

  • To create efficient manpower related to the industry, business, society, and economics using modern teaching methods and technology according to higher education, profession, and economic requirement.
  • To create the university into a world-class university in higher education and research quality.
  • To develop world-class laboratories and engage in research jointly with various universities and industries by inviting and collaborating with world-class researchers of different research fields.

BSMRU Research

Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman University, Kishoreganj, operates various types of research. Undergraduate Research, Graduate Research, Doctoral Research, Post-Doctoral Research are the most notable. There is a total of 8 research centers of the Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman University, Kishoreganj.

  1. Centre for Nanoscience and Engineering (CNE)
  2. Centre for Biosystems Science and Engineering (CBSSE)
  3. Centre for Communications, Networking, Signal, and Image Processing (CcNSIP)
  4. Centre for Infrastructure, Sustainable Transportation and Urban Planning (CiSTUP)
  5. Centre for Interdisciplinary Mathematical Sciences (CeIMS)
  6. Centre for Society and Policy (CSP)
  7. Centre for Energy Research (CER)
  8. Centre for Cyber Security (CCS)

That’s all I have so far. Not enough information about this university is available anywhere, so I could not gather enough information. But over time, I will try to make the article richer and more informative.

About the Author: Sohanur

Shohanur is an editor for the University Admission BD website. He writes about the admission process of different universities in Bangladesh. He also writes about the various scholarships, results, question banks, suggestions, and financial aid available for students.

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