Barisal University Admission Test Circular 2019-20 has been published in the university notice board and website. BU Bachelor (Honours) Admission Exam 2019-20 will be started November 2019.
Barisal University (BU) Overview
University of Barisal (BU), is a public university located in Barisal, a city in southern Bangladesh. It is the only general public university in Barisal division and the country’s 33rd public university. It was established in 2011 and started educational activities on 24 January 2012. The university offers degrees in undergraduate levels. There are twenty academic departments under six faculties. Demand for a university was first made in 1960 before the independence of Bangladesh. In 1973, then-Prime Minister Sheikh Mujibur Rahman declared he wished to establish a university in Barisal during a rally held in the city. President Ziaur Rahman made a similar statement concerning establishing a university in Barisal on 23 November 1978, at a rally in Barisal Circuit House. In 1990s, former president Abdur Rahman Biswas also made a statement for the establishment of the university.
After three decades, following strong demand from the people of Barisal, the proposal was passed in ECNEC on 20 November 2008, by then Caretaker Government. On 22 November 2011, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated the construction of building of the university. The educational activities were inaugurated by Minister for Education Nurul Islam on 24 January 2012, in a temporary campus beside Barisal Zilla School.
The construction of the main campus started in 2012 which is located at Karnakathi on the eastern bank of the Kirtankhola river in Barisal Sadar Upazila. Tk. 900 million was estimated to construct the university on 50 acres of land, including 12 acres of private and 38 acres public land.
In academic year 2011–2012 around 400 students are enrolled in six majors under four disciplines. The university campus covers an area of 50 acres. The campus of BU is remarkable for its beautiful architecture and natural beauty. It is landscaped around the Kirtankhola river with field areas and plants making the campus a natural arboretum. Facilities include academic buildings, administration building, auditorium, library, computer centre, workshop, research laboratories, halls of residence, teachers’ quarter, mosque etc. The university has inside its boundaries a bank, a canteen and a large auditorium.
Barisal University Faculties / Subjects
|Science and Engineering
|Engineering and Geology and Mining
|Sail and Environmental Sciences
|Coastal Studies and Disaster Management
|Biochemistry and Biotechnology
|Arts and Humanities
|Mass Communication and Journalism
|History and Civilization
|Accounting and Information Systems
|Finance and Banking
Requirements For Admission Test
- Interested applicants should pass SSC/Equivalent exam between the year 2016 to 2017 and HSC/Equivalent exam in 2019 to give examination in Barisal University for this year.
- Students belonging to Science Group must have minimum GPA 3:00 in SSC and HSC separately and total GPA 7:00 with 4th subject.
- Students belonging to Arts Group must have minimum GPA 2:50 in SSC and HSC separately and total GPA 6:00 with 4th subject.
- Students belonging to Business Studies Group must have minimum GPA 2:50 in SSC and HSC separately and total GPA 6:00 with 4th subject.
Important Dates For Admission Test
Application Starts: September 2019
Application Last Date: September 2019
Admission Test Date: November 2019
Application & Admission Test Procedure
Every applicant should be applied for their expected subjects/department through official website http://www.bu.ac.bd/
After the Admission test, Barisal University Admission Test Result will be published on their official website (http://www.bu.ac.bd/).