For students who have undergone SSC and HSC examinations, the minimum requirements for undergraduate admissions are as follows:
GPA of at least 2.5 at both SSC and HSC levels
GPA of at least 2.0 at either SSC or HSC level, and a combined GPA of 6.0 from both SSC and HSC examinations
Combined GPA of 5.0 from both SSC and HSC examinations for children of freedom fighters
Applicants with equivalent results from other examinations are also considered for admission. Some programs may have additional requirements, which can be found in the description of that program.
Admission into Postgraduate Programs require, in general, a related bachelor degree. However, entry requirements for postgraduate programs may vary from program to program.
Why Study at AUB?
A Unique University
1. AUB provides higher education at a comparatively affordable cost in the country, allowing economically weak guardians to educate their wards at an institution of higher learning. As such it has been playing an important role in human resource development and thus in the socio-economic development of the country.
2. The academic curriculum of AUB has been developed with the help of experts from reputed universities, at home and abroad, to provide high quality education comparable to that of world class universities.
3. In academic programs, AUB has adopted an interdisciplinary approach so that the graduates of AUB are equipped with multi-dimensional insights to face the challenges of real life in the complex modern world.
4. The curricula and the co-curricular activities have been integrated with ethical and moral values so that the AUB graduates become morally upright and professionally sound.
AUB has a rich modern library with more than two lac copies of books and journals from which students can borrow textbooks, reference books, journals, and audio-visual materials. Library resources include printed materials, films, videos and CDs.
AUB has a technology in education. It has five Software Labs and one Digital lab which are fully air conditioned. In the computer lab students can access internet facility free of cost. The Software Labs are equipped with highly configured desktop PCs, which are operated with sophisticated and latest version of softwares; and the Digital Lab is fully developed with sophisticated and latest equipments. The PCs are provided in the class on one-to-one basis in order to enable students to learn practically and smoothly. The most interesting and amusing news is that ABU will be going to setup a world class internet state –of- the art technology lab in its permanent campus (at Ashulia). Most of the PCs are of the latest configurations.
Free WiFi facilities are available in all the academic premises of AUB. Valid students, faculty members and other staffs of AUB have 24 hours free access with Laptops, Mobile Phones and other Smart devices.
AUB is providing transport facilities for students, faculty members and other staffs also by four comfortable buses specially for permanent campus at Ashulia.
Scholarships and Financial Aid
100% Admission fee free for all programs (Bachelor and Masters).
Full Free Studentship for Golden GPA-5 (both SSC & HSC).
75% waiver on 1st semester tuition fee for Golden GPA-5 in HSC.
40% waiver on 1st semester tuition fee for GPA-4 in HSC (excluding 4th subject).
25% waiver for admission in Ashulia Permanent Campus.
25% waiver for Siblings and Spouses.
Full Free Studentship for the children of Freedom Fighters.
AUB believes in an integrated approach to education. Accordingly, with an objective to produce an integrated personality among students, AUB has adopted some co-curricular programs for the students. These are as follows:
1. Academic Activities
2. Community Service
3. Morality Development and Cultural Activities
4. Sports and Game
The academic activities of students include seminars, workshops, debate, programming contests, software competitions, and so on, which help the students to expand their knowledge, gain experience and training in academic pursuits beyond their textbooks and courses.
The community service inculcates among the students a sense of responsibility to the community, nation and humanity at large. This includes assistance (relief) to the victims of natural calamities, help to the needy, blood donations, and so on.
AUB differentiates between literacy and education. Literacy refers to professional skills alone, while education incorporates moral and ethical developments. The elements of ethics and morality have been incorporated in both curricular and co-curricular activities of AUB, including seminars and talks on moral issues.
Besides, AUB supports student sports, which are important for both physical development and a sound state of mind. AUB students are also active in sports and games. They have participated in national linter-university sports tournaments and have done well in them.
Students of AUB spend an active life beyond their studies in accordance with the co-curricular activities planned by both AUB and by the students themselves. In debate, AUB teams participated at inter-university competitions and became winner at a debate competition organized by Bangladesh Television and also did well in international competitions in Malaysia and other countries. They regularly organize seminars and workshops in which VIPs like ministers, scholars and academicians participate.
The students of AUB are active in community service. They mobilize relief funds, distribute them to the victims of calamities, and also provide assistance to the poor in slum areas. AUB received "The Best Motivator of the Year" award in blood donation, awarded by the Sandhani, Dhaka Medical College.
Besides, in morality and culture, AUB students organize seminars and talks to inculcate and strengthen moral values among the students.
However, all kinds of direct political activism are prohibited at AUB.
Credit Transfer Facilities at AUB
AUB has established linkages with overseas universities for academic cooperation in education and research. AUB has signed memoranda of understanding with the following universities:
1. University of West Florida, USA
University Tun Abdul Razak (UNITAR), Malaysia
2. Ashland University, Ohio, USA
3. New York Institute of Technology, USA
4. University of Southern Queensland, Australia
5. University of Jordan, Jordan
6. International Islamic University, Malaysia
7. University of Yarmouk, Jordan
8. Tehran University, Iran
9. University Tun Abdul Razak (UNITAR), Malaysia
Under the agreement, AUB students may study 50% of the courses at AUB and the remaining 50% of the courses at Ashland University, Ohio, USA for a degree from Ashland University. AUB students will be able to switch to the University of Southern Queensland, Australia, for a USQ degree with credit transfer at any point of their studies and also to University Tun Abdul Razak (UNITAR), Malaysia with similar facilities.
Students may also transfer credits from other local (public & private) as well as overseas universities for getting admission at AUB. To learn more about Credit transfer facilities email at [email protected] or contact Admission & Information section.
Students should follow the following steps for admission and registration:
Collect the application form and/or other papers from the AUB once by paying Tk. 300/- (three hundred) only.
Fill in the application form. Incomplete form(s) will not be considered.
Sit for admission tests, whenever and wherever relevant.
If accepted for admission, complete the registration formalities and pay the necessary fees to the designated AUB bank account as advised during the registration process.
Collect the ID and library cards and follow all other instructions given.
Asian University of Bangladesh uses the semester system. There are three semesters in an academic year. Each semester is of 4 months' duration.The semesters are Spring, Summer and Fall.
||January - April
||May - August
||September - December
The students are required to fulfill the university admission requirement in addition to the UGC guidelines. The admission forms and relevant information can be collected from the Admissions Office in the main building. Completed applications together with required documents should be submitted to the Admission Office as per deadlines.