Academic divisions of University of Dhaka

Today, there are 13 faculties, 71 departments, 10 institutes, 38 research centres, 1,805 teachers, about 33,100 students, 17 residential halls and 3 hostels. Two-thirds of the present faculty possesses degrees from universities in Europe, North America, Asia and Australia. Many of them achieved international reputation for their scholarly works. Many also have the experience of teaching in well-known institutions of higher learning abroad.
Faculty of Business Studies
The Faculty of Business Studies (FBS) () is one of the leading faculties of The University of Dhaka. In 1922, one year after the establishment of The University of Dhaka, Department of Commerce was founded under Faculty of Arts. Later in 1970 it started its activities as a separate faculty. At first it had only two departments - Accounting and Management. In 1974, The Department of Finance and The Department of Marketing came into existence. It was renamed as Faculty of Business Studies in 1994. It also has a Bureau of Business Research.
The Students of this faculty published an annual Business Magazines named The Voice of Business (VOB). Shibli Rubayat Ul Islam is the Dean of this faculty.
It offers Bachelor of Business Administration, Master of Business Administration, Master of Philosophy and Doctor of Philosophy programmes. In addition, it offers evening MBA program for the executives. The BBA program is a four-year program. The program comprises 120 credit hours spread over eight semesters.
Currently it has around 4800 students, 129 teachers and 56 administrative staffs. It currently consists of eight departments which are:
* Department of Accounting & Information Systems
* Department of Banking & Insurance
* Department of Finance
* Department of International Business
* Department of Management Information Systems
* Department of Management Studies
* Department of Marketing
* Department of Tourism and Hospitality Management
Faculty of Arts
The oldest faculty of the University includes departments like, Philosophy, History, English, Linguistics, Bengali, Arabic, Information Science & Library Management etc. The current dean is Sadrul Amin.
There are 13 departments in this faculty. The departments are:
Faculty of Science
The Faculty of Science was started with only three department in 1921 - Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics Department. Now there are seven departments in the faculty of science.
* Department of Physics
* Department of Mathematics
* Department of Chemistry
* Department of Statistics
* Department of Theoretical Physics
* Department of Biomedical Physics & Technology
* Department of Applied Mathematics
Faculty of Social Sciences
* Department of Economics
* Department of International Relations
* Department of Sociology
* Department of Population Sciences
* Department of Peace and Conflict Studies
* Department of Public Administration
* Department of Development Studies
* Department of Mass Communication and Journalism
* Department of Anthropology
* Department of Political Science
* Department of Television and Film Studies
* Department of Women & Gender Studies
Faculty of Pharmacy
Realizing the increasing demand of pharmacy education in national and international stage Academic council of Dhaka University decided to establish Pharmacy Faculty in 1993 and it went on operation in 1995 under Nurun Nahar Rahman (as acting Dean). First elected Dean was A.K. Azad Chowdhary.
In 2003, three new Departments were established under Pharmacy Faculty named Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Clinical Pharmacy & Pharmacology and Pharmaceutics & Pharmaceutical Technology.
* Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry
* Department of Clinical Pharmacy & Pharmacology
* Department of Pharmaceutical Technology
Constituent Colleges
* Bangladesh Homeopathic Medical College, Dhaka
* Government Homeopathic Medical College, Dhaka
* Mymensingh Homeopathic Degree College & Hospital, Mymensingh
* Government Unani and Ayurvedic Medical College, Dhaka
Faculty of Biological Science
It was established on the 1 January 1974. Previously the departments of this faculty was associated with the Faculty of Science. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Soil Science, Microbiology, Botany & Zoology are the mention-worthy departments of the faculty. It offers BSc (Honours), MSc, MS, M.Phil. and PhD courses.
The Faculty publishes the Dhaka University Journal of Biological Sciences.
Current Dean of this faculty is M. Emdadul Haque.
* Department of Botany
* Department of Zoology
* Department of Soil, Water and Environment
* Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
* Department of Psychology
* Department of Microbiology
* Department of Fisheries
* Department of Clinical Psychology
* Department of Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology
* Department of Educational & Counselling Psychology
Affiliated Colleges
* College of Home Economics, Azimpur, Dhaka
* Bangladesh Home Economics College, Dhaka
* National College of Home Economics, Dhaka
Faculty of Earth and Environmental Science
* Department of Geography and Environment
* Department of Geology
* Department of Disaster Science & Management
* Department of Oceanography
Faculty of law
* Department of Law
Faculty of Engineering and Technology
* Department of Computer Science and Engineering
* Department of Electrical & Electronic Engineering
* Department of Applied Chemistry and Chemical Engineering
* Department of Nuclear Engineering
The first of its kind in Bangladesh.
Faculty of Medicine
Constituent Colleges/Institutes
* Dhaka Medical College, Dhaka
* Mymensingh Medical College, Mymensingh
* Sher-e-Bangla Medical College, Barisal
* Sir Salimullah Medical College, Dhaka
* Bangladesh Medical College, Dhaka
* Dhaka Community Medical College Hospital
* Dr. Sirajul Islam Medical College, Moghbazar, Dhaka
* Jahurul Islam Medical College, Kishorganj
* Faridpur Medical College, Faridpur
* Medical College for Women, Dhaka
* Z.H Sikder Women's Medical College, Dhaka
* Dhaka National Medical College, Dhaka
* Community Based Medical College, Mymensingh
* Moulana Bhasani Medical College, Dhaka
* Armed Forces Medical College, Dhaka
* Holy Family Red Crescent Medical College, Dhaka
* Kumudini Women's Medical College, Tangail
* International Medical College, Gushulia, Gazipur
* Ibrahim Medical College, Ibrahim Sarani, Dhaka
* Tairunnessa Memorial Medical College, Gazipur
* Shahabuddin Medical College, Dhaka
* East-West Medical College, Dhaka
* Enam Medical College, Dhaka
* IBN Sina Medical College, Dhaka
* Shahid Sohrawardi Medical College & Hospital, Dhaka
* NoRthern International Medical College, Dhaka
* Nightingle Medical College, Sarkar Market, Dhaka
* Dhaka Dental College, Dhaka
* Pioneer Dental College, Dhaka
* City Dental College, Dhaka
* University Dental College, Dhaka
* Sapporo Dental College, Dhaka
* Bangladesh Dental College, Dhaka
* Samajvittik Dental College, Dhaka
* College of Nursing, Mohakhali, Dhaka
* Kumudini Nursing College, Tangail
* International Medical College, Gazipur
* Bangladesh Health Professions Institute (BHPI), Savar (BHPI)
* National Institute of Traumatology and Orthopedic Rehabilitation (NITOR), Dhaka
* SAIC Institute of Medical Technology,Dhaka
* State College of Health Sciences, Dhaka
* Bangladesh Institute of Health Sciences, Dhaka
* Institute of Health Technology, Dhaka
* Institute of Medical Technology, Dhaka
Faculty of Education
* Marks Institute Of Medical Technology, Dhaka
* Technical Teacher's Training College (Technical Education)
Faculty of Postgraduate Medicine and Research
Constituent Colleges/Institutes
* Dhaka Medical College, Dhaka
* Sir Salimullah Medical College, Dhaka
* Mymensing Medical College, Mymensingh
* Sher-E-Bangla Medical College, Barisal
* Dhaka Dental College, Dhaka
* National Institute of Traumatology and Orthopedic
* Rehabilitation Centre, Dhaka
* National Institute of Preventive & Social Medicine (NIPSOM), Dhaka
* National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases, Dhaka
* National Institute of Chest Diseases and Hospital, Dhaka
* National Institute of Ophthalmology, Dhaka
* Bangladesh Institute of Child Health, Dhaka
* Armed Forces Medical Institute, Dhaka Cantonment, Dhaka.
* Mirza Ahmed Ispahani Institute of Ophthalmology &
* Islamia Eye Hospital, Dhaka
* BIRDEM Academy, Dhaka
* Institute of Nuclear Medicine & Ultrasound, Dhaka.
* National Heart Foundation Hospital & Research Institute, Dhaka.
* National Institute of Cancer Research & Hospital, Dhaka.
* National Institute of Kidney Diseases and Urology, Dhaka
* Institute of Child and Mother Health (ICMH), Dhaka.
* Centre for Medical Education, National Health Library Building, Dhaka.
* Lions Eye Institute & Hospital, Dhaka.
* Institute of Child Health & Shishu Hospital, Dhaka.
* Marks Institute Of Medical Technology, Dhaka
The institutes are the constituent schools of the university with separate governing bodies. They function under the executive and academic control of the University. There are in total 11 Institutes in Dhaka University.
Institute of Education and Research
Institute of Statistical Research and Training (ISRT)
Institute of Business Administration
carries the distinction of being the pioneer of all the business schools of Bangladesh. Commitment to the highest educational standards distinguishes IBA among the educational institutes in Bangladesh. IBA graduates are highly sought after by the industry, who have made outstanding contributions to various fields, both at home and abroad.
Founded in 1966, IBA began its journey by launching its flagship MBA program. In response to the growing demand for business education at the undergraduate level, the BBA program was started in 1993.
In a proud history spanning more than four decades, the teachers and students of IBA have partnered together to achieve a level of excellence still unmatched in Bangladesh.
Institute of Nutrition and Food Sciences
Institute of Social Welfare and Research
Institute of Modern Languages (IML)
Before 1 July 1974, the Institute of Modern Languages (IML) was part of the Department of International Relations.
Institute of Health Economics
Institute of Information Technology
The four-story red ceramic IIT building has a quiet ambiance and is adjacent to Dhaka University Centre of Excellence in Science and the Institute of Statistical Research and Training.
Institute of Energy
The Institute of Energy (IE), University of Dhaka established in
November 2013 by conversion of erstwhile Institute of
Renewable Energy (2011). This institute is pioneer in doing
research and education in the field of Renewable Energy
Technology in Bangladesh from its inception since 1981as
Renewable Energy Research Centre. In order to produce
efficient and qualified manpower in this field we should make
effort to educate our young generation, equip them with quality
and market oriented know how for the country. It will open up
the world of opportunity for them to contribution in this field all
over the world.
Development of required manpower in the field of Renewable
Energy Technology would cater the growing demand of time.
The Institute of Energy has taken up this timely step to
introduce an MS program in Renewable Energy Technology of
18 months duration since 2011. This course is open to
graduates of multiple disciplines as mentioned in the application
Institute of Disaster Management and Vulnerability Studies
Institute of Leather Engineering & Technology
The Institute of Leather Engineering & Technology is an educational institution of University of Dhaka. This institute provides education related to the art and technology of making leather, leather products, and footwear. It was established in 2011. The B.S.C in Leather Engineering, Leather Product Engineering and Footwear Engineering is a four years program.
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