Noakhali Science and Technology University (নোয়াখালী বিজ্ঞান ও প্রযুক্তি বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়) was established in that year 2003 on October 11th but the academic programs actively started there from 2006. Form Prime Minister Begum Khaleda Zia laid the foundation. Nick name is NSTU. It is situate at Sonapur in Noakhali District. Presently the world ranking is 9143. The varsity is totally financed by Bangladesh government. . It has been marked as the 27th public university out of the 32 and fifth science and technology universities in Bangladesh. The varsity is also known as Coastal University.
Academic Faculties and Departments
Till date the Noakhali Science and Technology University has three significant faculties under which there are 14 departments offering various subjects for the students coming here from inland and offshore.
Faculty of Engineering & Technology
Faculty of Life Science
Faculty of Business Administration
The four ancient departments are:
Computer Science and Telecommunication Engineering (CSTE)
Fisheries and Marine Science (FIMS)
Applied Chemistry & Chemical Engineering (ACCE)
The departments that grew later on are:
Information and Communication Technology
Environmental Science and Hazard Studies
Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering
Economics and Poverty Studies
Food Technology and Nutrition Science
Admission Procedure and Eligibility
Noakhali Science and Technology University NSTU
Every year, it publishes its admission notice for UG programs. They are about to take an admission test to finalize the admission that is usually taken as per units. There are A, B, C and D units respectively considering the academic faculty. Student should good result in HSC in science background.
Hostel and Accommodation for students
The construction of the varsity is not yet finished. Presently the campus consists of one administrative building, two academic buildings, three male student halls, two female student hostels and one teachers and officers dormitory. Altogether there are 5 halls that offer residential accommodation and non-residential attachments for the students as well. Each of the halls is managed by a single provost and superintendent as admin.
Halls for the male candidates are:
1. Muktijoddha Abdul Mannan Hall
2. Bongobondhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Hall
3. Shahid President Ziaur Rahman Hall
Halls for the female candidates are:
4. Alema Khatun Bhashani Hall
5. Shaheed Janani Jahanara Imam Hall
Scholarship and Awards
NSTU bestows scholarships to its meritorious students. The poor but meritorious students are also bestowed awards. Five students in each batch of every department are offered with the scholarship. Different government and semi government organizations also provide scholarships regularly.
Students can follow the official website of the university to keep a tab on the latest scholarship updates.
Foreign students: Students coming from the SAARC countries have to pay comparatively less than the Non- SAARC country students. Besides, they also have to fulfill the criteria demanded from the national students by the University for Getting admitted for the UG programs.
Campus Contact Address and Location
The versity is 8 kilometers away from main city on southwest of Sonapur Subano Char., main highway. Maijdee is the main metropolitan area in Noakhali. It has a land area of 201 acres.
Sonapur, Feni – Noakhali Highway, 3814Sonapur
Telephone Number: +880 (321) 61433
Fax: +880 (321) 61444