Ranada Prasad Shaha University (RPSU) is an academic institute located at 25, sultan giasuddin road,sitalakhya, narayanganj Narayangonj. Its institute code (EIIN) is 136715. It was established on 01 January, 2013.
Ranada Prasad Shaha University (RPSU) is the first ever private university in Narayanganj.
Ranada Prasad Shaha University (RPSU) is an institution of Kumudini Welfare Trust of Bengal (Bangladesh) Ltd. The journey of the Trust began almost 75 years ago when the great philanthropist Rai Bahadur Ranada Prasad Shaha set up a free dispensary in his village in 1938. R P Shaha was born poor, became very wealthy through his business ventures only to give away all his wealth voluntarily.
Between 1938 and 1944 R P Shaha had set up a 750-bed free hospital named Kumudini Hospital. He established a girl’s residential high school named Bharateswari Homes, Kumudini Girls College and Debendra College in the 1940s. In 1944 he donated an amount of Rs. 250,000/ to the British Red Cross which was more than a quarter million US dollars at that time.
R P Shaha and his only son were abducted by the Pakistan Army and their collaborators during the Bangladesh war of independence in 1971. They never returned.
From the very starting in the late 1930s, the Trust has been actively involved in providing education to the masses, especially to the poor and disadvantaged group of the society. After independence in 1971, the Trust has been able to establish a Women’s Medical College along with a Dental Unit, a Nursing School and a Nursing College. Having long experience in the field of education, the Trust considers it to be an obligation to provide higher education through the establishment of a university.
Each Faculty has a various departments.
1. School of Arts and Social Sciences
– Department of English
– Department of Law and Human Rights
2. School of Business
– Department of Business Administration (BBA, MBA, EMBA)
3. School of Engineering
– Department of Computer Science and Engineering
– Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering
4. School of Life Sciences & Health
– Department of Pharmacy
There art two types of programs present.