Institute of Science and Technology

a center of excellence for education
Institute of Science and Technology

a center of excellence for education


Institute of Science and Technology (IST), affiliated with National University, Bangladesh, is celebrating its 29th anniversary this year. Over the last decade, IST has earned local and global reputation by creating highly qualified Computer Experts, Scientists and Business Experts of highest potential. Our objective is to empower the younger generation and make a contribution to the nation to help uplift the progress in business, technology and also to formulate policy for overall development of the country. We pledge to ensure the quality of life by ensuring the quality of education. The Institute is regulated by a strong Governing Body consisting of eminent Professors of Dhaka University, Subjects Experts, within the rules and regulations of National University of Bangladesh.

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Being situated in the capital city of Bangladesh, we have students from different parts of the country. Currently, more than 1700 students are enrolled in various programs.


We are offering 5 undergraduate and graduate programs under 3 departments. Our curriculum is designed to help the students to develop the skills required for 21st century employment.

Tuition Fees

Our tuition fee structure is made to be affordable for the students with the option to pay them in multiple installments, if necessary, to create convenience for the students.


We make sure all our students get the help they need. Scholarships are available for students with excellent academic results as well as for students who are struggling financially.

Professor Dr. Shahida Rafique

Chairman & Founder

Emeritus Professor Dr. Shahida Rafique is the founder and the current Chairman of Institute of Science and Technology. 

Previously, she was the Dean of the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Dhaka. She completed her Ph.D in 1979 from the University of London, and Post Doc in 1985 from the Kyoto University of Japan. She founded IST in the presence of Nobel Laureate Professor Dr. Abdus Salam.

Research areas she is working on are Communication Engineering, High-Speed LAN/WAN, Image Processing, Artificial Intelligence, Neural Network, Solar Materials & Renewable Energy Technology, etc.

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Experience IST!

We go to University for the education. But in the end, what we take away, is the experience!






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Undergraduate Programs

  • B.Sc (Hons.) in Computer Science and Engineering (CSE)
  • B.Sc (Hons.) in Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE)
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)

Graduate Programs

  • M.Sc in Computer Science and Engineering (MCSE)
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Diploma Programs

  • Diploma in Computer Engineering
  • Diploma in Electrical Engineering
  • Diploma in Civil Engineering
  • Diploma in Architecture

Study Center, Bangladesh Open University

  • Diploma in Computer Science and Application

First Affiliated Institute with
National University in Bangladesh



Our Alumni are our pride as they are engaged in building the world through national and International contributions

Nargis Akter

CS 1st Batch

Senior Test Engineer

ThoughtWire Corp, Canada

Mohammad Zaidul Karim

CS 1st Batch

Senior Big Data Analyst

TD Bank Group

Jehad Sarkar

CS 1st Batch

Senior iOS Developer



Suman Roy

BBA 5th Batch

Manager, Audit and Advisory Services

Zahur & Mostafiz Chartered Accountants

Tania Akther

BBA 5th Batch

Lecturer, Dept. of Business Administration

Institute of Science and Technology

Md. Rasel Pervez

BBA 5th Batch

Logistics Associates Operation Specialist

Kellogg (Australia) Pty Ltd Sydney, Australia


Rubayet Tanveer

ECE 3rd Batch

PhD Student

University of Tennessee, Knoxville, U.S.A.

Al-Amin Opu

ECE 5th Batch

Co-Founder and Tech Lead

NearOnes, Netherland

Md. Al-Amin Hossen

ECE 5th Batch

ICT Officer

Norwegian Refugee Council


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