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JahangirnagarUniversity (JU) established as a residential public university on August 20, 1970, but formally launched on January 12, 1971. It is the one and only fully residential university in Bangladesh. The sprawling picturesque campus is situated 30 kilometers from the capital Dhaka, well linked with a national highway known as Dhaka-Ashulia Road.



Jahangirnagar University with a dozen residential halls and a few more under construction is mandated to provide residential accommodation to each and every student with separate halls for the female students. Each hall has its own administrative system headed by a Provost and is equipped with facilities like a playground, rooms for indoor games, the dining hall, etc. The area of Jahangirnagar University is 697.56 acres (2.823 km²).


Jahangirnagar University

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Jahangirnagar University
Savar, Dhaka
Phone: 880-2-7791045-51
Fax: 880-2-7791052

Important Links of The University:

** JU Admission Test Circular
** JU Admission Test Seat Plan
** JU Admission Test Result

Details of The University



General Information of JahangirnagarUniversity:

Total faculties:  6

Departments:  36

Institutes:  04

Total Hall:  16 (Male- 8, Female- 8)

Students:  17,212 (as of 2019)

Academic Staff:  2080


Faculties and Departments:

There are five faculties that offer undergraduate and graduate, M.Phil and PhD programs:

Name of Faculties

Name of Departments

1. Faculty of Arts and Humanities

1. English

2. Bangla

3. History

4. Philosophy

5. Drama & Dramatics

6. Archaeology

7. International Relations

8. Department of Journalism and Media Studies

9. Department of Fine Arts

2. Faculty of Biological Sciences

1. Botany

2. Zoology

3. Pharmacy

4. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

5. Microbiology

6. Biotechnology & Genetic Engineering

7. Department of Public Health and Informatics

3. Faculty of Business

1. Finance & Banking

2. Marketing

3. Accounting & Information Systems

4. Management Studies

4. Faculty of Mathematical & Physical Sciences

1. Physics

2. Chemistry

3. Statistics

4. Mathematics

5. Geological Sciences

6. Environmental Sciences

7. Computer Science and Engineering

5. Faculty of Social Sciences

1. Economics

2. Geography & Environment

3. government & Politics

4. Anthropology

5. Urban & Regional Planning

6. Public Administration

6. Faculty of Law 1. Department of Law and Justice


Institute Name:

1. Institute of Remote Sensing (IRS)

2. Institute of Information Technology (IIT)

3. Institute of Business Administration (IBA, JU)

4. Institute of Remote Sensing and GIS



Including bound volumes of periodicals, the library holds a huge collection of

- More than 90,000 volumes.

- It subscribes to more than 128 current foreign journals.

There are many attractions and important places inside & near Jahangirnagar University. Such as Monpura Dwip, Jahangirnagar University, National Martyrs' Monument, Butterfly Park And Research Centre Jahangirnagar University, Gerua Bazar Gate, Nirjhor Bridge, Nandan Park, Savar Mini Zoo, Savar Cantonment, Savar Radio Centre, Bangladesh Public Administration Training Centre (BPATC) etc.

 JU Address: Jahangirnagar University, Savar Union 1342, Savar, Dhaka

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