information for Prospective students

At the University of Dhaka, you can find your place.
The University of Dhaka is an exceptional place, offering nationally recognized academics, outstanding professors, exceptional students, and hundreds of activities—all situated on one of the most spectacular campuses in the country. University of Dhaka offers the quality and stability of one of the nation's most accomplished universities.
We have a proud tradition of academic excellence, with Nobel laureates, significant number of nation’s famous Scholars.
We invite you to connect with us and visit us on campus so we can show you how the University of Dhaka is a place where you can challenge yourself and achieve your goals.
Internationally renowned for research and education, the University of Dhaka offers a wide variety of degree programs for undergraduate and graduate students. Students experience the "DU Difference" and our strong tradition of excellence in the classroom, on the playing field, and in the community.
Outstanding and innovative academic offerings combine with a diverse campus community, the best faculty, and a central location in beautiful DU campus to make it one of the nation's most desirable universities.

information for CURRENT students

University Session, Terms, Vacations and Holidays
  1. The University session shall extend from the 1st of July to the 30th of June following.
  2. The session shall be divided into three terms and three vacations.
  3. The vacations shall be the Autumn Vacation, the Winter Vacation and the Summer Vacation, the precise duration of each being determined by the Syndicate from year to year.
  4. First term:   From the reopening of the University after the Summer Vacation to the commencement of the Autumn Vacation.
    Second term:   From the reopening of the University after the Autumn Vacation to the commencement of the Winter Vacation.
    Third term:   From the reopening of the University after the Winter Vacation to the closing of the University for the Summer Vacation.
  5. A list of holidays and vacations shall be issued from year to year with the approval of the Syndicate.
  6. The University offices and the University Library may be open and lectures intermitted for a day or part of a day on any special occasion at the discretion of the Vice-Chancellor.
  7. The University classes and offices shall remain closed on Fridays.

International Student Admission

About the University

Presently, the University enrolls more than 5,800 students on merit basis in the first year Honours Programme in different Departments and Institutes. Besides a 4-year Bachelor and 1-year Masters Programme, the University also undertakes a large number of training Programmes and short term courses including diplomas in different disciplines. More than 842 Ph.D. and 673 M. Phil. researchers have so far obtained their degrees from the University.


You've got big dreams for your future. And the University of Dhaka can help put your future within reach. The Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships can guide you through the application process, and help you explore your options so you can achieve your dreams.

The University contains about 218 Trusts and Foundations named after distinguished personalities and Organizations, offering scholarships and medals to meritorious students of the University. the following trusts/scholarship program by its generous donors are listed below:

Scholarshp and Financial Aid

The University of Dhaka offers financial aid to students without regard to physical ability, political affiliation, marital status, sex, color, race, religion, age, or national origin. Each year, University of Dhaka administers over TK60 Million BDT in financial assistance, including educational loans. Through a comprehensive program of grants, scholarships, loans and student employment from Bangladesh Government, Non-government, generous donor and private resources, the Office of Financial Aid strives to assist applicants with various aid sources to pay for University study expenses.