Although in the beginning there was no department of Bangla. Later a course was started as Bangla Language Course which was non-major course of almost all departments. This course was mainly focused on grammar. Main motive of this course was to increase skill of students on Bangla grammar. Later to make this course more interesting literature was added. People of Sylhet always had a corner for folk literature. Many folk poet and singer from Sylhet have contributed to Bangla folk literature, this contribution is undeniable. Among them many never came into the limelight. To enrich Bangla literature and to start higher study was primary need of that time. Considering this in 2005-06 session Bangla Department started its journey. First it was Bachelor degree later Masters, M.Phil. And PhD Courses were started. Currently this department has Bachelor course (4 years) and Masters Course (1 year).Besides under graduation and post-graduation course there are M.Phil. And PhD course available in this department. At present there are two students enrolled in PhD course and 15 are involved with M.Phil. Course. Bhasha Shahitya Path. Editor : Prof. Dr. Md. Ashraful Karim (An Annual Research Journal of Language & Literature Studies, ISSN 2306-7519 from 2012 to till date) the research journal of Bangla Department of Shahajala University of Science and Technology, Sylhet.
Year of establisment : 2005
1st Academic year : 2005-2006