University Of Chittagong Information

University is one of the Oldest and renowned public universities in Bangladesh. There are thousands of students studying at this university. This university has already spread its reputation worldwide, and thousands of people inside and outside of the country are so much interested in knowing about Chittagong University. That’s why I am here with detailed information about the University of Chittagong. 

About University Of Chittagong

Chittagong University is one of the top-ranked universities, surrounded by natural beauties, in Bangladesh. Chittagong Public University was established on November 10, 1981, on 2110 acres of hilly land in the Fatehpur Union of Hathazari Upazila of Chittagong. Professor Dr. Shireen Akhter is the Vice-Chancellor, University of Chittagong. Presently 27550 students are studying at the university.  

Location and Area

Chittagong University is famous for its and environment (22.4699°N 91.7904°E). Chittagong University is located on beautiful hilly land in Mauja Fatehpur under Hathazari Upazila, Chittagong, and 22 Km/s north of the Chittagong city. The university covers 2110 acres of hilly areas.

Faculties & Department

Chittagong University is one of the largest universities in terms of faculties and disciplines. Gradually the university raised its faculties and disciplines since its inception. At present, CU contains 10 faculties and, in total, 54 departments/Institutes. Also, there are 6 affiliated institutes,
9 affiliated colleges and 5 research centers.

  1. Faculty of Medicine
  2. Faculty of Marine Sciences and Fisheries
  3. Faculty of Education
  4. Faculty of Engineering
  5. Faculty of Biological Sciences
  6. Faculty of Law
  7. Faculty of Social Sciences
  8. Faculty of Business Administration
  9. Faculty of Arts and Humanities
  10. Faculty of Science

Mission & Vission

University of Chittagong (C.U.) is devoted to excellence in teaching, learning, and research to ensure creative endeavors for reaching a global height in higher education. Creative Endeavor for reaching a global height in higher education is the mission of the C.U., and with this view, the university has been running its functions with professionals.

Admission

Students in and out of the country get admitted here based on admission tests. Every year, the C.U. authority takes the admission test and selects the eligible candidates based on their merit lists. Lacs of students sits for the Chittagong University admission test to get admitted here and take a higher and quality education.

The university offers B.A., BEd, BSc, B.B.A., L.L.B., B.S.S., M.B.B.S. B.U.M.S., B.P.E. under graduation and L.L.M., MA, M.Phil., MSc, MS, M.B.A., Ph.D., MEd, M.D., M.P.E. M.P.H., M.S.S. graduation degrees.

Library

The library is the prime essential part of institutions to increase the study growth and the successful implementation of academic programs. There is a vast library of Chittagong University that has a huge collection of books initiated in November 1966.

This library contains more than 3,50,000 books, 40,000 e-Books, and journals for different Faculties, Centers, and Institutes. Daily, thousands of students come to this library and enhance their knowledge with these books.

Research & Museum

The experts of the Chittagong Univerity have already expressed many researchers that already responded outside and in the country. Some researches are now under study. To play this research, there are Media Lab and experimental labs in this university. Here is some information as of 2017.

Research Number
Total Number of Local Funded Project 461
Total Number of Foreign Funded Project 1
Total Number of Joint Funded project 0
Total Number of Other Funded Project 7
Total Local Funded Project Cost 3000000
Total Local Funded Project Cost 1447000

The authority of Chittagong University has taken initiatives to set up the C.U. museum, and finally, in 1973 C.U. museum was established. The museum in the C.U. contains archeology, sculpture, folklore, and contemporary arts. On the first floor, the museum contains

  • Pre-History and Archaeological Gallery
  • Sculpture Gallery
  • Islamic Art Gallery
  • Folk Art Gallery
  • Contemporary Art Gallery

Residential halls & Campus Life

For the students, Chittagong University has already set up 12 residential halls. Among them, eight are for the male, and the remaining are for the female.

The CU campus life is full of recreational and alive. C.U. offers a wide range of cultural activities, a good variety of central sports and hall sports, a vibrant, colorful traditional annual sports program.

Natural beauties surround the campus. The morning starts with the sweet charm of birds. The rows of trees, hilly roads, and waterfalls make the campus vivid and like an open zoo.

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