21/11/2012: BUET Admission for foreign nationals



Admission of Foreign Nationals at Undergraduate Program

For Academic Session 2012-2013

Applications from foreign nationals for admission in undergraduate program of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) for the session 2012-2013 should reach the Office of the Registrar of BUET by December 26, 2012. Applicants who passed the Higher Secondary Certificate (H.S.C) examination or its equivalent in 2011 or later/GCE A level examination after November 2010 or later are eligible to apply, subject to fulfillment of other conditions.


1.         Eligibility criteria


a)      Foreign nationals having their Higher Secondary Examination or its equivalent examination from foreign education boards/GCE”A” level or its equivalent education in foreign countries shall be considered as Foreign students.


b)      Candidates must have passed Higher Secondary Examination or its equivalent examination with minimum “B” grades or 60% marks in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and English. If the transcript contains both letter and numerical grades, then, the letter grade will be taken.


c)      Candidates passing the GCE “O” level and GCE “A” level must earn an average of B grade in at least five subject(including Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and English) in GCE “O” level examination and at least two A grades in the three subjects of Mathematics. Physics, Chemistry and B grade in the other subject  in GCE “A” level examination.


2.         Number of seats


The total number of seats for foreign students in undergraduate program in a single academic session is 26(twenty six). However, a maximum of 10 students from a single country and a maximum of 5(five) students in a single department shall be allowed.


3.         Procedure for submission of application


Applications for admission must be submitted through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of their respective countries to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of  Bangladesh. The relevant documents of educational qualification and 3 (three) recently taken color photographs of the candidate should be included  with the application form. After receiving the applications, the Admission Committee will select eligible candidates for Admission in order of merit.


4.         Cost of study


Tuition and other fees for undergraduate studies for students from SAARC countries will be charged as per regulations of the Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh. The students from non SAARC countries will be charged US$ 50(Fifty dollar) only per credit.


Sd/-  Registrar