Hajee Mohammad Danesh Science & Technology University

Hajee Mohammad Danesh Science & Technology University (HSTU) Information

Hajee Mohammad Danesh Science & Technology University, briefly HSTU locally known as Hajee Danesh University, is a popular Science & Technology-based public university in Bangladesh. It is a state-supported university that is 14th public and 2nd Science & Technology university established on 11 September 1999.

There is a total of 11,000 students taking higher study from here. Though HUST started its operation with some departments and faculty, it is now expanding 9 faculties to 45 departments and offers 23 degrees to the students.

About Hajee Mohammad Danesh Science & Technology University

Hajee Mohammad Danesh Science & Technology University has turned into its present form after a long journey. First, Hajee Mohammad Danesh Science & Technology University appeared as an Agricultural Extension Training Institute (AETI) in 1979 to offer a 3-year diploma course in Agriculture.

Later, this institution was promoted as a degree-providing institution named Hajee Mohammad Danesh Agricultural College. The then Prime Minister, Observing the improvement of the University and based on the eagerly public demands of the area, declared the college as a Science & Technology University in February 1999.

Then the Ministry of Education takes over the charge of the University. Finally, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated this university’s activities by setting the foundation stone on 11 September 1999. 1999-2000 is the first academic year of the University.

The Act of the University was passed on 8 July 2001 in the Jatio Shongsad (National Assembly) was, followed by a gazette notification on 8 April 2002.

  • Address: Basherhat, N508, 5200
  • Phone: 0531-61355
  • Founded: September 11, 1999
  • Affiliations: University Grants Commission (UGC)
  • Vice-Chancellor: Md. Kamruzzaman
  • Number of Students: 11,000+
  • Affiliation: University Grants Commission (UGC)
  • Chancellor: President Abdul Hamid
  • Academic Staff: 309

HSTU Location & Area

Hajee Mohammad Danesh Science & Technology University stands away from the urban din and bustle at a beautiful and scenic location some 13 km north of Dinajpur town by the intercity highway that links Dinajpur to Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh.

HSTU has a vast campus of about 85 acres, where all the activities include administrative and academic activities.

HSTU Academic Figure

Hajee Mohammad Danesh Science & Technology University is a Science and Technology-based university, and it is one of the oldest universities. So here, all types of necessary facilities and services are available here that support the students to be fit and efficient for the approaching challenges.

HSTU Facilities & Seats:

Hajee Mohammad Danesh Science & Technology University is the 1st University of its kind in the northwest part of the country. The University now runs 45 departments under 9 faculties. Some 11000+ students are taking study from here.

Department Seat
Faculty of Postgraduate Studies
Agriculture 300
Agronomy (AGN)
Horticulture (HRT)
Soil Science (SSC)
Entomology (ENT)
Plant Pathology (PLP)
Genetics & Plant Breeding (GPB)
Crop Physiology & Ecology (CPE)
Agricultural Extension(AEX)
Agricultural Chemistry (ACH)
Agroforestry And Environment (AGF)
Biochemistry & Molecular Biology (BMB)
Faculty of Computer Science and Engineering
Computer Science & Engineering(CSE) 60
Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE) 60
Electrical & Electronic Engineering (EEE) 60
Faculty of Business Studies
Accounting (ACT) 50
Management Studies (MGT) 50
Marketing (MKT) 50
Finance and Banking (FIB) 50
Faculty of Fisheries
Fisheries Biology & Genetics (FBG)
Fisheries Management (FMG)
Fisheries Technology (FTL)
Aquaculture (AQC)
Faculty of Veterinary & Animal Science
Microbiology (MIC)
Pathology and Parasitology (PPS)
Dairy and Poultry Science (DPS)
Anatomy and Histology (ANH)
General Animal Science and Nutrition (ASN)
Genetics and Animal breeding (GAB)
Medicine, Surgery, and Obstetrics (MSO)
Physiology &Pharmacology (PPH)
Faculty of Engineering
Agricultural & Industrial Engineering (AIE) 60
Food Processing & Preservation (FPP) 60
Food Engineering & Technology (FET)
Food Science & Nutrition (FSN)
Architecture (ARC) 35
Civil Engineering (CE) 50
Mechanical Engineering (ME) 50
Faculty of Science
Chemistry (CHE) 75
Statistics (STAT) 80
Mathematics (MAT) 80
Physics (PHY) 75
Faculty of Social Science & Arts
English (ENG) 80
Economics (ECN) 80
Sociology (SOC) 80
Development Studies (DS) 40

HSTU Administration Bodies

Hajee Mohammad Danesh Science & Technology University is controlled and monitored by some experts, professionals, and tactful officials; consequently, the University has advanced smoothly with an excellent reputation.

  • Chancellor Of The University: Abdul Hamid (Honorable President)
  • Vice-Chancellor of HSTU: Prof. Dr. M. Kamruzzaman
  • Treasurer: Prof. Dr. Bidhan Chandra Halder
  • Registrar: Prof. Dr. Md. Fazlul Hoque

Hajee Mohammad Danesh Student Center

Hajee Mohammad Danesh Science & Technology University has almost every comfort system for students. They have a library center, medical center, IT cell, and Muktijuddho center.

  • Library Center
  • Medical Center
  • IT Cell
  • Muktijuddho Corner

HSTU Admission

HSTU is a Science & Technology-based university in Bangladesh, and every year, the University has been arranging the admission program after starting its academic year. Right now, the University offers undergraduate and graduate degrees to its students.

Here is the detailed admission information. If you want to get admitted to the University, visit the link given below and get the trending admission circular.

HSTU Undergraduate Program

Presently Hajee Mohammad Danesh Science & Technology University provides 25 undergraduate degrees to the students. There is 4 academic year and 8 semesters in each undergraduate program.

This is the undergraduate mark distribution process. If you are interested in getting admitted here, you should know about this information.

Class attendance 10
Class test 10
Mid-semester Examination 20
Final Examination 60
Total 100

HSTU Postgraduate Program

HSTU offers MS degrees in 36 disciplines, MBA degrees in 4 disciplines, MA degrees in one subject. Here is the chart of the Ph.D. degree below.

The University has a provision for offering a Ph.D. degree in the following disciplines following its Ph.D. ordinance.

  • Agronomy
  • Soil Science
  • Plant Pathology
  • Horticulture
  • Agroforestry
  • Entomology
  • Agricultural Extension
  • Agricultural Chemistry
  • Statistics
  • Microbiology
  • Animal Science
  • Crop Physiology & Ecology

HSTU Research & Training

Being a science and technology-based university, Hajee Mohammad Danesh Science & Technology University conducted various types of research and provided training to the students.

Today’s world is research-based, so to make the students and our country up to date, HSTU runs many kinds of research in collaboration with other reputed native and foreign universities.

  • Institutional Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC)
  • Journal of Science and Technology
  • Agricultural Research Complex (ARC)

HSTU Student Affairs

ajee Mohammad Danesh Science & Technology University contains student affairs-related organizations that discuss all the students’ perspectives. Here are some activities and organizations involved with the SAAD.

  • Physical Education
  • International Affairs Section
  • Student Organizations

Halls of Residence

HSTU has its place to live with its students. Hajee Mohammad Danesh university has both male and female halls. There are a total of 8 residential halls for students. Among them, 5 halls are for boys, and the rest 3 halls are for female students.

Male Halls

  • Sheikh Russel Hall
  • Dormitory-2
  • Tajuddin Ahmed Hall
  • International Hall
  • Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Hall

Female Halls

  • Shekh Fajilatunnesa Mujib Hall
  • Ivy Rahman Hall
  • Kobi Sufia Kamal Hall

Hajee Mohammad Danesh Community Service

HSTU follows several community services. Krishok Sheba for farmers’ services, career advisory, mobile veterinary clinic services is now handled by HSTU community service.

Three is plenty of information about Hajee Mohammad Danesh university that has been deducted from this article. I will try to make this article rich and 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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