Noakhali Science and Technology University (NSTU) | History, Departments, Admission Info 2019

Noakhali Science and Technology University, also known as NSTU is a public university of Bangladesh. The university is situated in coastal territory Noakhali which is a central district town in South-eastern Bangladesh. Officially accredited and recognized by the University Grants Commission of Bangladesh, NSTU is a very renowned education institution in Bangladesh. It is the 27th public university and 5th science and Technology University in Bangladesh. NSTU offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, and doctorate degrees in several areas of study.

History of Noakhali Science and Technology University(NSTU)

On 15 July 2001, the then government passed an Act to establish a science and technology university in Noakhali. The foundation stone of Noakhali Science and Technology University was laid on 11 October 2003. The academic activities of this university stared on 22 June 2006. Noakhali University of Science and Technology has a campus of 101 acres. There are one 5 storied administrative building, two academic buildings, three male student halls, two female student halls, a 5 storied auditorium and TSC building, one 4 storied library building in this university. There are two sports field and two big ponds in the campus area. Moreover, the university also has portraiture of the father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

Ranking of NSTU

NSTU 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: 47
  • World Rank: 9151

Faculties and Departments of NSTU

There are 6 faculties, 25 departments, and two institutes at Noakhali Science and Technology University. Here are the details of all the departments:

Faculty of Engineering & Technology

  • Department of Computer Science and Telecommunication Engineering
  • Department of Applied Chemistry and Chemical Engineering
  • Department of Information and Communication Engineering
  • Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering

Faculty of Science

  • Department of Fisheries and Marine Science
  • Department of Pharmacy
  • Department of Microbiology
  • Department of Applied Mathematics
  • Department of Environmental Science and Disaster Management
  • Department of Food Technology and Nutrition Science
  • Department of Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering
  • Department of Agriculture
  • Department of Statistics
  • Department of Oceanography
  • Department of Biochemistry

Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities

  • Department of English
  • Department of Economics
  • Department of Bangladesh and Liberation War Studies
  • Department of Bangla
  • Department of Sociology
  • Department of Social Work

Faculty of Business Administration

  • Department of Business Administration
  • Department of Tourism and Hospitality Management
  • Department of Management Information Systems

Faculty of Education Sciences

  • Department of Education
  • Department of Education Administration

Faculty of Law

  • Department of Law

Institute of Information Technology (IIT)

  • Software Engineering (SE)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Information Technology (PGDIT)

Institute of Information Sciences (IIS)

  • Information Sciences and Library Management

NSTU Admission Circular 2019 – 2020

NSTU admission circular for honors 1st year, session 2019-2020 has published. 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 Noakhali Science and Technology University. There are six admission units in NSTU.

Important Admission Timeline of NSTU

  • Application process starting: August 20, 2019
  • Application process ending: October 16, 2019
  • Admission test began: October 26, 2019
  • Admission test end: October 28, 2019
  • Website Link: https://nstu.edu.bd/

Unit Wise Admission Requirement of NSTU

For each unit, NSTU stated minimal requirements. Here are the details of the admission requirements.

A and B unit

  • For A & B units, students have to have a science background.
  • SSC and equivalent exam pass: 2015/2016/2017.
  • HSC and equivalent exam pass: 2019/2019.
  • Both examinations have a minimum GPA of 3.00.

C unit

  • Students have to have a science background.
  • HSC and equivalent students must have biology and math subjects.
  • Both examinations have a minimum GPA of 3.00.

 D unit 

  • Science/ Arts/ Commerce students must have minimum GPA 3.00.
  • Arts students must have statistics and math in HSC and equivalent exam for statistics department.

E unit

  • Only art’s students apply to this unit.
  • SSC or equivalent and HSC or equivalent students must have minimum GPA 3.00.
  • Examinations have a total GPA of 6.00.

F unit

  • Only commerce students can apply to this unit.
  • SSC or equivalent and HSC or equivalent students must have minimum GPA 3.00.
  • Candidates must have a total GPA of 6.00.

Marks Distribution of NSTU Admission Test

A Unit

  • Bangla -20 
  • English 20
  • Physics -20 
  • Chemistry -20
  • Math -20
  • Biology -20
  • Total Marks 120

Student can choose any two from the Bangla, English, and Biology. The student will answer 100 marks MCQ Question from the above subjects.

B Unit

  • Bangla -20 
  • English 20
  • Physics -20 
  • Chemistry -20
  • Math -20
  • Biology -20
  • Total Marks 120

From Math, English and Bangla students can choose any two of the subjects.

C Unit

  • Bangla -10 
  • English 10
  • Physics -20 
  • Chemistry -20
  • Math -20
  • Biology -20
  • Total Marks 100

D Unit

  • Bangla -25 
  • English 25
  • Bangladesh Knowledge -25 
  • International Knowledge -25
  • Total Marks 100

E Unit

  • Bangla -25 
  • English 25
  • General Knowledge -50
  • Total Marks 100

F Unit

  • Bangla -20
  • English -20
  • Accounting -20
  • Business policy and apply -20
  • Marketing/Finance -20
  • Total Marks 100

Bottom Line

Noakhali Science and Technology University 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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