Chittagong University of Engineering & Technology (CUET)

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Chittagong University of Engineering & Technology (CUET) is a university located at Kaptai Highway, Raozan Chittagong. It was established on 01 Sep, 2019. Its Chancellor is Abdul Hamid and Vice Chancellor is Muhammad Rafiqul Alam .

Chittagong University of Engineering & Technology commonly known as CUET, located in Raozan Upazila, Chittagong District, Bangladesh. CUET is renowned as one of the public engineering universities in Bangladesh. The university maintains a special force on research.

CUET offers degrees in engineering disciplines in undergraduate and post-graduate levels and also conducts research and provides degrees in basic sciences in post-graduate level. There are 15 academic departments under 5 faculties emphasizing teaching and research of engineering, technology, architecture, and planning.

History

To meet the growing demand of professional engineers for the national development, the National Economic Council of the Government of Pakistan decided to found The Engineering College, Chittagong on August 28, 1962. The Engineering College started functioning on December 28, 1968, by admitting 120 students in its first academic session under the faculty of Engineering, University of Chittagong (CU). On 1 July 1986, through a Government Ordinance (No. XXI, 1986) the college was converted into a self-explanatory institution called Bangladesh Institute of Technology (BIT), Chittagong. There were three other similar BITs in Rajshahi, Khulna, and Dhaka. The President of Bangladesh was the visitor of these institutes. A Board of Governors headed by a Chairman employed by the President was the policy-making and administrative authority which had its head office at Tejgaon, Dhaka.

Though the Bangladesh Institute of Technology, was said to be an autonomous institution there were different complexity in the administration, control, admission, budget, development and other processes of the institution. On September 1, 2003, it was a historic moment when the BIT, Chittagong was converted into a fully autonomous public university & named Chittagong University of Engineering and Technology or CUET for short, after the teachers and students of BIT, Chittagong started a huge movement demanding university status for all four BITs. The President of Bangladesh is the Chancellor of the University. BIT, Khulna; BIT, Rajshahi and BIT, Dhaka have been converted to Khulna University of Engineering and Technology (KUET), Rajshahi University of Engineering and Technology (RUET), and Dhaka University of Engineering and Technology (DUET) respectively.

Now the university is a fully self-explanatory statutory organization of the Government of Bangladesh which awards degrees itself to the graduates. There are different statutory bodies like Syndicate, Academic Council, Finance Committee, Planning, and Development Committee, Academic Committees, etc. for policy and decision-making on aspects of the university under the framework of the Act.

Faculties and Departments

Chittagong University of Engineering & Technology has 15 departments under 5 faculties. To see faculties and department info click faculty on the left sidebar. To see also notice click notice on the left sidebar.

Facilities

  • Auditorium
  • Computer center
  • Canteens
  • Central Mosque
  • Halls of residence
  • Library
  • Research laboratories
  • Sports and Entertainment
  • Transportation
  • Workshop

Basic Info

  • University
    Chittagong University of Engineering & Technology (CUET)
  • Chancellor
    Abdul Hamid Abdul Hamid
  • Vice Chancellor
    Muhammad Rafiqul Alam Muhammad Rafiqul Alam
  • Founded
    01 September, 2003 01 September, 2003
  • Named After
    The Engineering College, Chittagong The Engineering College, Chittagong
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