02 Jun Mawlana Bhashani Science and Technology University (MBSTU)
Mawlana Bhashani Science and Technology University (MBSTU) is a university located at Santosh, 1902, Tangail Tangail. It was established on 12 Oct, 1999. It's Chancellor is Abdul Hamid and Vice Chancellor is Professor Dr. Md. Alauddin .The university has 5 faculties and 17 departments.
Mawlana Bhashani Science and Technology University (MBSTU) (Bengali: মাওলানা ভাসানী বিজ্ঞান ও প্রযুক্তি বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়) is the 13th government-financed public university and 2nd science and technology specialized public university in Bangladesh specializing in science, technology, and business. It is named after the charismatic political leader Mawlana Abdul Hamid Khan Bhashani. The medium of instruction is English. Every year, almost 800 (currently 795) students are enrolled in undergraduate programs to study in this institution. The number of teachers is about 169. The University has continued to expand over the last few years. This includes the construction of new academic buildings, library building, teachers dorm, Vice chancellor residence, several halls for the students etc. Five halls for both male (Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Hall, Shahid Ziaur Rahman Hall, Muktijoddha Abdul Mannan Hall for male and Shahid Janani Jahanara Imam Hall, Alema Khatun Bhashani Hall for ladies) already completed and more to go. Such popular and successful man Professor Dr. Md. Alauddin is on charge for vice chancellorship again for 4 years (2017-2021) after his first tenure (2013-2017).
The Prime Minister of The Peoples Republic of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina founded the foundation-stone of MBSTU at Santosh, Tangail in 1999. Md. Yousuf Sharif Ahmed Khan was appointed as its first vice-chancellor on 21 November 2002. Classes began 25 October 2003 with 5 teachers and 83 students. Initially the university had two departments, Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) and Information and Communication Technology (ICT). The following year two more departments were added, Criminology and Police Science (CPS) and Environmental Science and Resource Management (ESRM).
In the 2003-2004 academic session, three more departments were opened: Textile Engineering (TE), Biotechnology & Genetic Engineering (BGE), and Food Technology & Nutritional Science (FTNS). In the 2010-2011 academic session, four more departments were added: Business Administration, Chemistry, Mathematics and Statistics, and Physics. In 2012, Mathematics and Statistics split into two departments. In the 2013-2014 academic session, two more departments were added named Pharmacy and Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, founded by VC.
Between 2013 and 2015, MBSTU was the scene of several violent clashes allegedly involving the Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL). University staff were beaten, payments were extorted, buildings were vandalized, classrooms were set on fire, and in May 2015 a student was killed, which caused Vice Chancellor Mohammad Alauddin to temporarily close the university.
- ChancellorAbdul Hamid
- Vice ChancellorProfessor Dr. Md. Alauddin
- Founded12 October, 1999
- FounderSheikh Hasina