Dhaka University of Engineering & Technology (DUET) | History, Departments, Admission Info 2019

Last Updated on August 10, 2019 by Aminul Haque Shahin

Dhaka University of Engineering & Technology (DUET) is a non-profit public higher education institution situated in the medium-sized city of Gazipur, Dhaka. Officially accredited and recognized by the University Grants Commission of Bangladesh, DUET is a small education institution in Bangladesh.

DUET offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees like certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees, bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study.

History of Dhaka University of Engineering & Technology (DUET)

DUET started its journey in 1980 as the College of Engineering at its impermanent campus at Tejgaon, Dhaka under the University of Dhaka. After a short time, the College of Engineering was renamed as Dhaka Engineering College (DEC). Then DEC was shifted to its present and permanent campus Gazipur City in 1983.

In 1986, DEC was converted to the Bangladesh Institute of Technology (BIT), Dhaka as a degree-awarding Institute by the government ordinance. From September 2003, Bangladesh Institute of Technology (BIT) was reformed as Dhaka University of Engineering & Technology (DUET).

Ranking of DUET

DUET is one of the most popular engineering universities of Bangladesh, and it has been a pioneer in offering higher education in Bangladesh. They maintain a high standard of education, and it reflects on their ranking both country and worldwide. 

  • Country Rank: 30
  • World Rank: 8108

Faculties and Departments of DUET

There are 4 faculties and 13 departments at Dhaka University of Engineering & Technology. Here are the details of all the departments:

Faculty of Civil Engineering

  • Department of Civil Engineering (CE)
  • Department of Architecture (Arch)

Faculty of Electrical and Electronic Engineering

  • Department of Electrical & Electronic Engineering (EEE)
  • Department of Computer Science & Engineering (CSE)

Faculty of Mechanical Engineering

  • Department of Chemical & Food Engineering (CFE)
  • Department of Mechanical Engineering (ME)
  • Department of Textile Engineering (TE)
  • Department of Industrial & Production Engineering (IPE)

Faculty of Engineering

  • Department of Materials Science & Engineering (MSE)
  • Department of Chemistry
  • Department of Mathematics
  • Department of Physics
  • Department of Humanities & Social Sciences

DUET Admission Circular 2019

Duet admission circular for honors 1st year, session 2019-2020 has not published yet. All eligible candidates can apply for admission, and they have to sit for an admission test. Those who will pass the admission test successfully can be able to admit to Dhaka University of Engineering & Technology. There are eight admission units in Duet.

Important Admission Timeline of DUET

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  • Website Link: http://www.duet.ac.bd/

Eligibility of DUET Admission

  • The student should pass SSC and HSC from any education Board
  • Minimum GPA of 3.00 or Marks is 50%
  • For Technical Education Board Students have to get 60% Marks or 3.00 out of 4.00
  • Passing year at least 2016 or later

Subject Wise Admission Requirement of DUET

For each subject, DUET stated minimal requirements. Here are the details of the admission requirements.

  • Civil Engineering

Diploma in Civil, Surveying, Architecture, Environmental, Civilization, and Construction Technologies

  • Electrical & Electronics Engineering

Diploma in Electrical, Electronics, Instrumentation and Process Control, Telecommunication and Electro-Medical Technologies

  • Mechanical Engineering

Diploma in Mechanical, Power, Chemical, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning, Automobile, Food, Mechatronics, Ship Building, Marine Environment, and Survey Technology

  • Computer Science and Engineering

Diploma in Computer Science and Technology, Computer, Electronics, Data Telecommunication and Networking, Graphics Design and Printing Technology

  • Textile Engineering

Diploma in Textile, Jute, and Garment & Pattern Making Technologies

  • Architecture

Diploma in Architecture and Architecture and Interior Design Technology

  • Industrial and Production Engineering

Diploma in Mechanical, Power, Automobile, Marine, Mechatronics, Ship Building, Food, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning, Instrumentation and Process Control, Chemical and Mining and Mine Surveying Technologies

  • Food Engineering

Diploma in Agriculture in Food, Chemical, Mechanical, Power, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning, Instrumentation and Process Control Technology

Bottom Line

Dhaka University of Engineering & Technology is one of the top-ranking engineering universities in Bangladesh. With top-class facilities, world-class curriculum, and well-regarded faculty, the university draws in thousands of students every year both national and international.

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