Ahsanullah Science and Technology University (ASTU) is an academic institute located at 141-142 love road, tejgaon r/a Dhaka. Its institute code (EIIN) is 136641. It was established on 25 May, 1995.
Ahsanullah University of Science and Technology or commonly known as AUST is the first private engineering university to be established in Bangladesh. The University is considered as one of the finest engineering universities in Bangladesh, which was founded by the Dhaka Ahsania Mission in 1995. Dhaka Ahsania Mission is a non-profit voluntary organization in Bangladesh. The Mission was established in 1958 by Khan Bahadur Ahsanullah.
The Ahsanullah University of Science and Technology (AUST) was founded by the Dhaka Ahsania Mission in 1995.
Dhaka Ahsania Mission is a non-profit voluntary organization in Bangladesh. The Mission was established in 1958 by Khan Bahadur Ahsanullah, an outstanding educationist and social reformer of undivided India. With his own vision of a better society, characterized by a wealth of moral and spiritual values of the highest humanism that are universally acclaimed through ages and manifested in every sphere of life, social, economic and cultural; and access to education and resources, he established the Mission. His remarkable educational reforms include among others introduction of the roll number system in the public examination and creating equal opportunity for education of all groups of people in the society.
Besides, he has contributed to the society by writing a large number of books covering a wide range of areas from human and social life, history, human development, literature, religion, biography, moral values etc.
Though initially, charity and welfare activities were the major focus of the Mission agenda, it has expanded its arena of activities leaning towards sustainable development strategies with the passage of time since the early 1980s.