Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) or ‘Bangladesh Prokoushol Bishwabiddaloy’ in Bengali is the oldest and the best university for technological education in Bangladesh.

Thousand more students get enrolled in undergraduate and postgraduate programs to study planning, engineering, architecture and science in this institution.

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Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET)
Dhaka, Bangladesh
Phone: 880-2-8616833-38
Fax: 880-2-8613046

Important Links of The University:

** BUET Admission Test/Circular for Under Graduate
** BUET Admission Test/Circular for Post Graduate

Details of The University

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Common Information of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET):

Total faculties: 05
Departments: 17
Institutes: 05
Total Hall: 08
Total Students:
Academic Staff: 500

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Name of Faculties

Name of Departments

1. Faculty of Architecture

1. Dept. of Architecture (ARCH)
2. Dept. of Urban and Regional Planning (URP)
3. Dept. of Humanities (HUM)

2. Faculty of Civil Engineering

1. Dept. of Civil Engineering (CE)

2. Dept. of Water Resources Engineering (WRE)

3. Faculty of Electrical & Electronic Engineering

1. Dept. of Electrical & Electronic Engineering (EEE)
2. Dept. of Computer Science & Engineering (CSE)

4. Faculty of Engineering

1. Dept. of Chemical Engineering (ChE)

2. Dept. of Materials & Metallurgical Engineering (MME)

3. Dept. of Glass and Ceramic Engineering (GCE)

4. Dept. of Chemistry (Chem)

5. Dept. of Mathematics (Math)

6. Dept. of Physics (Phys)

7. Dept. of Petroleum & Mineral Resources Engineering (PMRE)

5. Faculty of Mechanical Engineering

1. Dept. of Mechanical Engineering (ME)

2. Dept. of Industrial & Production Engineering (IPE)

3. Dept. of Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering(NAME)


Institute of BangladeshUniversity of Engineering and Technology (BUET):

There are four institutes in BUET. These institutes offer diplomas, undergraduate, postgraduate, and Masters Degree.


1. Institute of Water and Flood Management (IWFM)

2. Institute of Appropriate Technology (IAT)

3. Institute of Information and Communication Technology

4. Accident Research Institute



BUET central library has a great compilation of books, journals, periodicals and monographs of the relevant engineering fields. Central library has a collection of over 132,000 volumes and 218 current periodical subscriptions. Per year 1500 volume is added in this library. It has also a free internet browsing facility and rental library program. There are also departmental library in each department and hall library in each residence halls. 


Admission Information: 

Undergraduate admission test is one of the intensive written examination in Bangladesh as it only offers a limited number of seats in each academic year. For this reason most talented students of Bangladesh get the chance to get admitted in this university. After completion of higher secondary level (HSC) education, a student can submit her or his application for undergraduate admission if s/he fulfills the minimum requirements. Students with A+ in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and English of their higher secondary examination are allowed to take the admission test. The screening process allows 8000 students to sit for the admission test. After the admission test, only about 1000 students get admitted. However, for admission to M.S. and Ph. D. programs candidates are required to appear in interviews and/or written tests.

There are 26 seats for foreign students in undergraduate level. The pre-requisite qualification for admission is H.S.C. or GCE A level or its equivalent with good grades in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry. Tuition and other fees per year is US$1000 (one thousand US dollar) and approximate cost for food, lodging etc. is US$100 (one hundred US dollar) per month. Maximum 10 students from a single country are allowed for admission.


Name of Residential Hall of BUET:

1. Titumir Hall

2. Ahsanullah Hall

3. Chatri Hall

4. Dr. M. A. Rashid Hall

5. Nazrul Islam Hall

6. Sher-e-Bangla Hall

7. Suhrawardy Hall

8. Shahid Smriti Hall


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