Atish Dipankar University of Science and Technology, a private university in Bangladesh, is a project of Atish Dipankar Foundation (ADF) established by a group of philanthropists, industrialists, bureaucrats and academics under the leadership of Late Prof. Dr. Eazuddin Ahmed. The government of Bangladesh approved the establishment of Atish Dipankar Biggayan O Projukti Bishawbiddalay in 2004 under Private University Act (PUA) 1992.
The vision of the University is to turn it into a University of all classes of students irrespective of class, caste, creed and merits, to be recognized as a center of excellence in higher education of South Asia. The ultimate objective is to attract brilliant, poor and deserving students, scholars and researchers and scientists from all countries, particularly from those in the South Asia region. The mission of the University is to produce highly skilled manpower, visionary leaders and enlightened citizens. The said mission is expected to achieve by imparting quality high education and training and by conducting useful research so that individuals can achieve their intellectual, social and personal potentials.
The University is run by a number of statutory as required under the provisions of the Private Universities Act 1992. At the apex is the Board of Trustee (BOT) of ADF which provides policy guidelines and approves the university budget. The BOT is headed by the Chairman elected by its members. Mr Israfil Alam M.P is the current Chairman of the BOT of the Trusty. Professor Dr. Anwara Begum was the first Chairman of the Board of Trustee & Founder Vice Chancellor of Atish Dipankar Biggayan o Projukti Bishawbiddalay. The mamnagement runs the administration of the University within the policy guidelines provided by BOT which provides the overall policy guidelines of the University.
The university follows North American system of education regarding semesters, credit hours, letter grades and examination policy et., Its curricula when first introduced were reviewed by relevant departments of University of Illinois, Urbana- Champaign and University of California at Berkeley, USA and duly approved by UGC. The academic programs are continually updated and adapted to meet the local needs... Read More