Shahjalal University of Science and Technology Admission Test Circular 2018-19

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Shahjalal University of Science and Technology Admission Test Circular 2018-19 has been published in the university notice board and website. SUST Bachelor (Honours) Admission Exam 2018-19 will be started October 13, 2018.

Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) Overview

Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) was established in 1987 in Kumar gaon, Sylhet near Pathantula. This university is one of the renowned Science and Technology University in Bangladesh. Besides engineering, this university also has English, Economics, BBA as individual departments. It started functioning in 1991 with three departments; physics, chemistry, and economics. Now, it has 7 schools, 27 departments, and two major institutes. At present it has 487 faculty members and 9262 students studying.

Under the Department of Medical Science, there are 8 medical institutes and 2744 students. Moreover, this was the first university hold integrated honors course and also the first one to introduce the semester system in 1996-97 session. The view of education is very interesting and this is the reason behind it has so many different schools other than engineering ones. This university provides the most prominent IT facility all over Bangladesh and it offers courses among regular people and provides work acknowledgment certificate.

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The computer center of SUST also operates outside the university and provides help to the schools of locality with IT support. Moreover, all the students have to take Bengali, English and IT as a course which is included in the curriculum of SUST. The whole campus is surrounded by Wi-Fi network which every student can use the internet without any cost. Furthermore, SUST believes that it is not possible to start a world-class research program without properly funded graduate school and for this very reason SUST has focused to create a research environment in their campus.

Each year, two research journals are published from SUST one in Bengali and other in English where almost 100 research papers are submitted every year. The whole campus consists of 320acres with small hills included which are behind the university. This campus also has the most amazing Shaheed Meener on the top of a hill. Moreover, there are individual 10 halls for both male and female inside and outside the campus. This university runs SMS based admission form system from 2009. The examinations are held under two major units A and B. There is also quota for freedom fighter’s children. The applicable GPA for applying is very efficient which gives all most of the students to participate in the exam. Total GPA needed to seat in an exam is 13.5 and there is no negative marking included.

Shahjalal University of Science and Technology Departments and Seats

Under Unit A

DepartmentSeats (Science+Humanities+Commerce)
Economics (ECO)40+20+6=66
Sociology (SOC)30+30+6=66
Political Studies (PSS)
Public Administration (PAD)
Anthropology (ANP)
Social Work (SCW)25+35+6=66
Business Administration (BUS)30+10+35=75
English (ENG)30+35+6=71
Bangla (BNG)5+60+6=71
Total Seats220+310+83=613

Under Unit B

The departments under this unit have been classified into two groups: Group 1 and Group 2.

Group Department/Program Seats (Science)
1Physics (PHY) 65
1Chemistry (CHE) 65
1Mathematics (MAT)80
1Statistics (STA)80
1Computer Science & Engineering (CSE)100
1Chemical Engineering & Polymer Science (CEP) 50
1Industrial & Production Engineering (IPE) 50
1Civil & Environmental Engineering (CEE) 50
1Electrical & Electronic Engineering (EEE) 50
1Food Engineering & Tea Technology (FET)40
1Petroleum & Mining Engineering (PME)35
1Geography and Environment (GEE)40
1Mechanical Engineering (MEE)35
1Oceanography (OCG)30
1Software Engineering (SWE)30
1Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology (GEB)35
1Biochemistry & Molecular Biology (BMB)30
1Forestry and Environmental Science (FES)55
2Architecture (ARC)30
Total Seats950

Requirements For Admission Test

  • Interested applicants should pass SSC/Equivalent exam between the year 2015 to 2016 and HSC/Equivalent exam in 2018 to give examination in Rajshahi University for this year.
  • For Unit A all group of students must have minimum GPA 3:00 in SSC and HSC separately and total GPA 6:50 with 4th subject.
  • For Unit B only belonging to Science Group Students must have minimum GPA 3:00 in SSC and HSC separately and total GPA 7:00 with 4th subject.
  • Students belonging to Business Studies Group must have minimum GPA 3:50 in SSC and HSC separately and total GPA 7:50 with 4th subject.

For GCE level “O” Concerned competitors need to go in 5 subjects and level “B” needs to go no less than 3 subjects. Both of the 2 levels Concerned competitors need to pass 7 subjects and need to get review “B” in 4 subjects and grade “C” in 3 subjects. Their inquiry will give English dialect if essential.

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Important Dates For Admission Test

Application Starts: 2nd September 2018
Application Last Date: 25th September 2018
Admission Test Date: 13 October 2018

MCQ based exam will be taken.

Question Format

The question paper will be prepared in Bengali. If any candidate wants to have question paper in English he/she has to request through an email To by 10 November 2018.

Application & Admission Test Procedure

Every applicant should be applied for their expected subjects/department through official website

After the Admission test, University Admission Test Result will be published on their official website (



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