Admission

    International Students

    How to Apply:

    Applications are to be submitted in triplicate to the Ministry of Education, Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh in prescribed form through the Bangladesh diplomatic mission in the country of domicile of the candidate or his/her country's diplomatic mission in Bangladesh. All certificates and transcripts need to be notarized by an authorized official of the Foreign Ministry of the candidate's own country without which no application will be entertained.

    Admission Procedure:

    For Under Graduate Programme (Bachelor Degree):

    On receipt of the application from the Bangladesh Ministry of Education, the 1st Year 1st semester Admission Committee of the relevant academic session of the Shahjalal University of Science and Technology will verify the eligibility of the student for admission in the desired program. If the student is found eligible for the programme, the Chairman of the 1st Year 1st semester Admission Committee and the Registrar of the University will approve the admission. This decision will be forwarded to the Ministry of Education. The Ministry of Education will issue a no objection certificate to the concerned applicant in favour of his/her admission. Thereafter, the applicant will be allowed to get admitted by paying fees and other charges. On completion of all these necessary government formalities, the application should reach the Foreign Student Admission Processing Unit (FSAPU), office of the Registrar, Shahjalal University of Science and Technology.

    For Post Graduate Programme (Master’s/M.Phil):

    On receipt of the application from the Bangladesh Ministry of Education, the Graduate Study Committee (GSC) of the concerned Discipline of the Shahjalal University of Science and Technology will verify the eligibility of the student for admission in the desired program. If the student is found eligible for the programme, the application will be sent to the Academic Council of the University through the BAS (Board of Advance Studies) and theAcademic Council will approve the admission. During the process of admission candidate shall be assigned by the appropriate GSC and approved by BAS a supervisor from among the teachers of the relevant discipline/institute not below the rank of an associate professor or an assistant professor with a Ph.D/M.Phil/M.S.This decision will be forwarded to the Ministry of Education. The Ministry of Education will issue a no objection certificate to the concerned applicant in favour of his/her admission. Thereafter, the applicant will be allowed to get admitted by paying fees and other charges. On completion of all these necessary government formalities, the application should reach the Foreign Student Admission Processing Unit (FSAPU), office of the Registrar, Shahjalal University of Science and Technology.

    For Ph.D Degree:

    On receipt of the application from the Bangladesh Ministry of Education, the Graduate Study Committee (GSC) of the concerned Discipline of the Shahjalal University of Science and Technology will verify the eligibility of the student for admission in the desired program. If the student is found eligible for the programme, the application will be sent to the BAS (Board of Advance Studies)for the approvals of the supervisor (Must be of the rank of Professor or Associate Professor) and co-supervisor (if any).Each candidate shall have not more than two co-supervisors, one co-supervisor may be from outside of the University. After careful scrutiny of the research proposal BAS will send it to the academic council for final approval.This decision will be forwarded to the Ministry of Education. The Ministry of Education will issue a no objection certificate to the concerned applicant in favour of his/her admission. Thereafter, the applicant will be allowed to get admitted by paying fees and other charges. On completion of all these necessary government formalities, the application should reach the Foreign Student Admission Processing Unit (FSAPU), office of the Registrar, Shahjalal University of Science and Technology.

    Academic Session: July to June

    Probable Schedules of academic programme
    Under Graduate Programme (Bachelor degree) January to June, July to December
    Post-GraduatieProgramme (Master’s/M.Phil/Ph.D) January to June, July to December
    Applications are generally invited in August to October every year

    Tuition and other fees:

    • (a) Citizen of SAARC countries - US$500/00 per annum plus other fees
    • (b) Citizen of other countries-US$ 1,200/00 per annum plus other fees

    Duration of Academic Programmes:

    SL Programme Degree Time period
    1. Under Graduate Bachelor degree 8- Semester (4-year)
    2. Post-Graduate Master’s (General) 2- Semester (1-year)
    Master’s (Thesis) 3- Semester (1.5-year)
    M.Phil Programme 4- Semester (2-year)
    Ph.D Programme 6- Semester (3-year)

    In special cases, in order to resume the classes on time, the University authority may allow admission of the applicant subject to approval of concerned regulatory authorities within next 2 months. Otherwise the admission will be considered as cancelled.


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    For details, please contact:

    Md. Rabiul Islam
    In charge, Foreign Student Admission Processing Unit (FSAPU)
    Administrative Officer, Office of the Registrar
    Room: 103, Office of the Registrar, Shahjalal University of Science and Technology, Sylhet-3114.
    Office Phone: +880821 728338, Ext-747
    Email: registrar@sust.edu / fsapu@sust.edu