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পাবনা বিজ্ঞান ও প্রযুক্তি বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়
|Vice-Chancellor||Prof. Dr. Al-Nakib Chowdhury|
|Campus||Urban, 30 acres|
Pabna University of Science and Technology - PUST (Bengali: পাবনা বিজ্ঞান ও প্রযুক্তি বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়) is a public engineering university in Bangladesh. PUST was established in 2008 and started four-year undergraduate programme from 2009.
The government passed the Act on 15 July 2001 to establish a science and technology university in Pabna. Pabna is a central district town in northern Bangladesh having long historical and cultural heritage. The academic curriculum of the Pabna University of Science & Technology was started on 15 July 2008. This university will play an innovative role in providing need-based higher education, training and research. The university will be committed to maintain and raise the quality and standard of higher education for the students as in international standards. This practical and need-based curricula will produce highly qualified trained scientists and technologists for the needs of Bangladesh as well as the world employment market.
The university offers education in science- and technology-based subjects for undergraduate and postgraduate levels. This university will occupies an area of about 30 acres, with a number of multi-storied buildings. Because of its location, it has already drawn the attention of brilliant students for admission and scholarly faculty members for teaching and research. The admission notice for undergraduate programmes for 2017–18 will be published in the website [www.pust.ac.bd].
Pabna University of Science & Technology is on the south side of Pabna Dhaka highway. It is in Rajapur. PUST has a campus area of 30 acres which is famous for its natural beauty.
Many visitors come to visit its Independence Square. The memorial stands in front of PUST Cafeteria. Cultural organisations arrange programs on the premises on local and national occasions.
Professor Dr. Al-Nakib Chowdhury
Professor Dr. Anwarul Islam
Bijon Kumar Brahma (additional)
Awal Kabir Joy
Md. Hasebur Rahman
In 20 departmens there are 880 seats available for undergraduate admission.
At PUST, additional seats are reserved for the students under the categories of son/daughter/grandson/granddaughter of Freedom Fighter, Tribal and Disabled. For these reserved seats, a student needs to provide their related certificate to authority. Once the certificate is received in the mentioned period, after verification, the student will be considered for the reserved seats
The academic year consists of two semesters. Academic courses are based on a credit system. The grading system:
|Class Interval||Letter Grade||Grade Point|
The Central Library & Information Center of Pabna University of Science & Technology is basically designed to serve the need of its students, faculty, officers and researchers. It carries out activities to support academic and research endeavours and to promote a better understanding of the policies, curriculum and culture of the university.
The cafeteria provides competitive healthy meals with different types of cuisine on offer. It offers special meals on special occasions and with superior quality.
Pabna University of Science and Technology provides residence facilities to its students.
There are two dormitories for teachers.
The medical centre of PUST is on the ground floor of the administrative building. It offers free medical services to students, teachers, staff (and family members of the teachers and staff).
The university is five hours by bus from Dhaka, the capital. PUST has its own buses which operate in the morning and evening for students who live off campus. The buses cover the major roads and areas of Pabna city, especially the traffic more, ananta bazar, terminal, meril bipuss, singa bipuss, and gachpara. Sometimes, they cover court and chadmari more.
The university provides facilities for football, hockey, cricket, volleyball, basketball, table tennis etc. The students play tennis, badminton and other games as well. Sports meets and games competitions are features of campus life. The students arrange debate, cultural show, indoor games competition, etc.
The students participate in sports for recreation and the finest athletes regularly compete in inter-university games like football, handball, volleyball, basketball etc. PUST has some varsity teams. Students organise inter-department and inter-university tournaments for popular games every year. Girls and teachers participate in several games.