Welcome to University of Chittagong

Imagine. Lead. Change.

Professor Dr. Md. Abu Taher

Vice-Chancellor

Welcome to the University of Chittagong, the most beautiful university in Bangladesh. Since its establishment in 1966, the University of Chittagong has grown to become one of the flagship research-led universities, which is known for the excellence of its teaching, research, and services to local, national and international communities.

I wholeheartedly welcome all to take a virtual tour to explore the picturesque scenery and strength of the University of Chittagong in its academic and natural settings.

Message from the Vice-Chancellor

It is our immense pleasure to present to you this website which will let you know our history and progress virtually no matter where you are. Since its establishment in 1966, the University of Chittagong has grown to become one of the flagship research-led universities, which is known for the excellence of its teaching, research, and services to local, national and international communities.

The University of Chittagong is continuously flourishing in its quality teaching and impactful research along with its tangible infra-structural developments with commendable architectural designs. As one of the largest and oldest universities in Bangladesh, it comprises ten faculties including the Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Faculty of Science, Faculty of Business Administration, Faculty of Social Sciences, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Engineering.......

Professor Benu Kumar Dey

Pro-Vice Chancellor (Academic)

Prof. Dr. Md. Sekander Chowdhury

Pro-Vice Chancellor (Administration)

Our History

The Chittagong University is situated on 2312.32 acres of beautiful hilly land in mauja Fatehpur under hathazari upazila, 22 km north of chittagong city. It was opened on 18 November 1966. Back in 1962, Mr. Mohammad Ferdaus Khan, Deputy Director of Public Instruction of East Pakistan, prepared a preliminary draft plan of Chittagong University. Prior to that the Chittagong University Movement Council was formed in 1961 with Badshah Mia Chowdhury, a distinguished social welfare worker of Chittagong, as president and professor Ahmad Hossain of Chittagong City College as convenor. Dr. muhammad shahidullah (1885-1969), Dr. muhammad enamul haq (1906-82) and some other intellectuals, educationists, political personalities, and social workers played leading roles in the site selection movement of 1962.

Vision

Creative endeavor for reaching a global height in higher education.

Mission

UMI: Impart superior knowledge, ereativity, and problem-solving abilities to students enabling them to become competent nation builders, community leaders, and global citizens. 

UM2: Instill in students the basic as well as advanced ingredients of cutting-edge research. 

UM3: Expand the frontiers of knowledge in partnerships with illustrious global universities and research organizations, and the industry. 

UM4: Promote professionalism, inclusivity, equal rights, ethical standards and diversity in modalities of education and to practice the sustainable development by way of co- and extra-curricular activities.

University of Chittagong at a glance

1966
Founded
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Faculties
0
Departments/Institutes
10000 +
Students
1
Faculty Members
1
International Faculty Members

Overview

University of Chittagong (CU) is devoted to excellence in teaching, learning, and research to ensure creative endeavor for reaching a global height in higher education.

Health Care

Care for each university employee and student in precision health 24/7 offering services of medicines, physiotherapy, rehabilitation, and psychological counseling.

Achievements

Our members achieved the prestigious Nobel Prize, Ekushe-Padak, Bangla Academy Award and other notable national and international awards.

Recent News and Events

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Faculties/Disciplines

Arts and Humanities

Business Administration

Social Sciences

Biological Sciences

Engineering

Education

Education

Marine Sciences and Fisheries

Library

Over 3,50,000 volumes of books, 40,000 e-Books, and journals for different Faculties, Centers and Institutes make it more enriched

Rare Collections

Consisting of various old manuscripts written in Bengali, Sanskrit, Arabic, Persian, Urdu of about 600, which were written during the period 1872 to 1953.

Accessible E-Learning Center

A center with software and hardware facilities, dictionary, digital talking books, e-books, and many Braille books for the physically-challenged students.

Bangabandhu Corner

This section contains many national and international books written on the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

Research

Research Highlight

We have students exchange and research collaboration program with a number of universities abroad and also academia-industry collaboration.

Media Lab

The media lab ensures the opportunity for the students to foster the advancement of convergence media and highlights the university achievements.

Experimental Labs

A good number of world-class research and experimental laboratories enrich our teaching and learning methodologies.

Our Museum

A huge number of pictures, clay idols, fossils, etc. from ancient times.

Touchstone idols, wooden idols, Bishnu Murti, etc. ranging from the 8th to 12th centuries.

Collection of tribal ornaments, clay sculpture, etc. of 17th to 18th centuries.

Paintings of Shilpacharya Zainul Abedin, Kamrul Hasan, etc. are the grace.

Natural Beauty || Shuttle Train

The University of Chittagong is blessed with natural beauty. It is famous for its natural beauty and Shuttle Train. The tourists are always charmed by its beauty.

Shuttle train, a part of our heritage, is not only a transportation facility but also a center of recreation for the students. A bunch of students makes the journey cheerful with their melodious songs.

Contact Us

Get in touch

Want to get in touch? We’d love to hear from you. Here’s how you can reach us…

Email

vccu66@cu.ac.bd
registrarcu66@cu.ac.bd
provc.admin@cu.ac.bd
info@cu.ac.bd

Call Us
Phone (PABX): 726311-14
2606001-10, 2606915-27
Fax: 88-031-2606014, 88-031-2606145
Office Hours
08:00 AM – 03.30 PM
Sunday – Thursday
Stay Connected

Driving Directions

  • Drive via  Chittagong-Hathazari Highway. চট্রগ্রাম হাটহাজারী মহাসড়ক · 21.5 km
  • After reaching University 1 no gate turn left.
  • Proceed approximately two miles straight to the University railway station.

Metro Directions

  • Take the private bus service ‘Thori’ from Newmarket or Muradpur.
  • After reaching University 1 no gate get off from the bus and take the local CNG taxi service. 

Shuttle Train Directions

  • Take the university’s free Shuttle train from Chittagong railway station or Sholosohor railway station.
  • Get off the Shuttle train after arriving at the University railway station.

After reaching the Administrative building, Registrar’s Office is on the 1st floor, Beginning Block.

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