University Of Chittagong

University Of Chittagong Information 2024

The university is one of the oldest and most 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 very interested in knowing about Chittagong University. That’s why I am here with detailed information about the University of Chittagong. 

About  Chittagong University 

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, of the University of Chittagong. Presently 27550 students are studying at the university.  

Location and Area

Chittagong University is famous for its 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 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.

Department  Seat

Faculty of Arts and Humanities

Bangla Click Here
History Click Here
English Click Here
Philosophy Click Here
Islamic History and Culture Click Here
Arabic Click Here
Islamic Studies Click Here
Dramatics Click Here
Fine Arts Click Here
Modern Languages Click Here
Pali Click Here
Persian Language & Literature Click Here
Sanskrit Click Here
Music Click Here
Bangladesh Studies Click Here

Faculty of Science

Physics Click Here
Chemistry Click Here
Statistics Click Here
Mathematics Click Here
Applied Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Click Here

English Teachers of Business Administration Faculty

Faculty of Business Administration

Accounting Click Here
Management Click Here
Finance Click Here
Marketing Click Here
Banking and Insurance Click Here

Faculty of Social Sciences

Economics Click Here
Political Science Click Here
Sociology Click Here
Public Administration Click Here
Anthropology Click Here
International Relations Click Here
Communication and Journalism Click Here
Criminology and Police Science Click Here
Development Studies Click Here

Faculty of Law

Law Click Here

Faculty of Biological Sciences

Zoology Click Here
Botany Click Here
Geography and Environmental Studies Click Here
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Click Here
Microbiology Click Here
Soil Science Click Here
Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology Click Here
Psychology Click Here
Pharmacy Click Here

Faculty of Engineering

Computer Science & Engineering Click Here
Electrical and Electronic Engineering Click Here

Faculty of Education

Physical Education and Sports Science Click Here

Faculty of Marine Sciences and Fisheries

Marine Sciences Click Here
Oceanography Click Here
Fisheries Click Here

Faculty of Medicine

Pediatrics Click Here

CU Institute

  • Institute of Modern Languages
  • Institute of Education And Research
  • Institute of Forestry and Environmental Sciences
  • Institute of Marine Sciences
  • Institute of Community Ophthalmology

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.


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 sit for the Chittagong University admission test to get admitted here and get 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.


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 Chittagong University 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 male, and the remaining are 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.

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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