The mission of VU is to emerge as one of the leading and premier centre of higher studies in Arts, Social Science, Science, Engineering and technology. The University is providing education of high excellence to our young learners in a congenial and friendly atmosphere, and attracting brilliant students, distinguished scholars, researchers, scientists from home and abroad. Since its commencement on 14 March 2012, VU endeavors to accelerate students’ technological, intellectual, social and personal potentials providing them dynamic guidance and latest information about the new technologies of the world so that they can keep pace with the time and contribute to the advancement of the society. VU, in its short but significant journey, has achieved a series of amazing success in the following arena:
Academic activities and students enrollment have already got a momentum in VU . The main campus of the University is located at Kazla the Dhaka-Rajshahi highway. The University is 4-storied building with a total floor area of more than 26000 sq. ft. Continuous power supply is ensured by its own solar panel and Generator. The campus also provides facilities for co-curricular activities as well as enough spaces for car parking and heavy machinery in front of this building. The class rooms, laboratories and library are air-conditioned. Internet facilities are provided in the campus which is essential for quality education. The Talaimary campus of the University is adjacent to Kazla Campus and beside the Rajshahi University of Engineering & Technology (RUET) at Jahanzir Sharani, Talaimary. This campus building is also 4-storied with a total floor area of more than 11000 sq. ft. Continuous power supply is ensured by its own Generator. Pharmacy, Business Administration and Law departments are here. This campus also provides facilities for co-curricular activities as well as enough space for Class rooms, Library, Seminar & laboratories of this building.
Within next couple of years, The University campus will be shifted to its permanent campus on 20-bighas of land with full facilities of a University at Kharkhori Bypass More in Rajshahi city. The construction will be implemented in four phases and it will have separate academic and administrative infrastructures, residential hall for both students and faculty members, library, Cafeteria, TSC, auditorium, play ground, swimming pool, prayer hall, transport pool, gymnasium, departmental faculty, research center, and an ICT center. The permanent campus will be consisting of modern facilities for lectures, meetings, group activities, student organizations social and religious festivals. It will be fully equipped with medical facilities, computer, Science and technological laboratories, performance spaces and many more. VU envisages turning the campus into Fiber Optic Network and Wi-Fi enabled zone.
The site for the permanent campus of VU is situated on about 20 acres of land at Khorkhoria Bypass in Rajshahi which is away from the ‘madding crowd’ and it is completely calm, quite and tranquil so that academic activities can be pursued in an atmosphere free from the noise and bustle of city life. After its construction, it will be the largest campus among the private universities in Bangladesh.
Varendra University has opened a new horizon in the domain of education in Rajshahi. This University has been established with a view to providing quality education and research opportunities to teachers as well as students. Being an institution equipped with enough facilities and intended to be the best one of its kind, VU aims at excellence, integrity, transparency, and accountability. It has been successfully running eight important and widely demanded subjects: CSE, EEE. Pharmacy, English, Economics, Sociology,Business Administration, and Law and Human Rights; and four more departments: Applied Statistics, Journalism and Cvil Engineering, Public Health will be opened in near future. Towards attaining its mission of excellence at all levels the University has taken all possible measures to keep its promises.
In this age of globalization since a University is better known for cultivation of knowledge and research activities, VU has decided to make the research work obligatory for both the teachers and students alike. Seminars and workshops are integral to University curriculum. We arrange them on weekly and regular basis and the participants include students, teachers and sometimes eminent scholars from both home and abroad. The purpose of such seminars is to exchange views, opinions, and ideas to share the latest development of knowledge and technologies in the present world. Arranging international conferences every year is also a part of our policy. We already arranged one in collaboration with Rajshahi University in 2012. The outcome of our research, we strongly believe, will contribute to social, cultural, financial and economical growth and expansion of the country.
As an exceptional institution, VU maintains fulltime office routine for the teachers. During office hours, they help and counsel the students regarding their studies, other academic problems and career planning, and rest of the time; teachers engage themselves in research activities. We strictly adhere to another principle that no classes should go unattended showing any pretext of any kind. If any teacher is on leave or otherwise engaged, he or she is substituted by another teacher.
Our faculty members are highly qualified with brilliant academic backgrounds. Many have vast experiences in teaching and research. An outstanding top academician’s team of national and international standard is in service of ensuring the absolute transparency and accountability of teachers’ recruitment process in VU . Quality education facilitated by qualified teachers is our promise.
Being an institution equipped with enough facilities and intended to be the best one of its kind, VU aims at excellence, integrity, transparency and accountability. It has been successfully running eight important and widely demanded subjects: CSE, EEE. Pharmacy, English, Economics, Business Administration, Sociology and Law and Human Rights; and four more departments: Civil Engineering, Applied Statistics, Journalism and Medical & Health Science will be opened in near future. The essence of the university is academic diversity. To meet the modern diversity and the global demand the university is ardent to increase the number of subjects to produce brilliant, skilled, and technologically trained manpower. Ours is a knowledge based society, and we hope to equip our students with knowledge and skills to face global challenges and become world leaders of innovation in different fronts of practical life.
Efficient administration of VU is capable of solving problems quickly and effectively. The Advisor, the Vice Chancellor, Pro- Vice Chancellor, Dean, Registrar, Proctor, and Departmental Heads take care of administrative and academic affairs. The top administrative team of VU consists of some exceptionally gifted personalities with national and international recognition.
VU is the first completely digital university in Rajshahi, Bangladesh for technology-based education and operation with such facilities as computer labs, education ERP and WIFI on campus.
Programming team from CSE department
VU is a university with Wi-Fi coverage. Faculty members as well as students enjoy Wi-Fi connectivity inside the campuses to be connected with internet at a wink.
VU is fully automated and all its activities are done or recorded in the Virtual University. Every student and guardian can see any information relating to payment, admission, results, course offering, and others. Student’s registration is conducted completely through online.
The laboratories of VU are considered as the country’s best. There are digital labs in all departments. Departments under the Faculty of Science and Information Technology have their own specialized laboratories for practical.
VU aims at excellence, integrity, transparency, and accountability. Admission is taken in a transparent way and according to the rules of University Grants Commission. Examinations are also conducted in a strict fashion.
VU library is rich with printed books, e-books, and journals. VU takes pride for making a serene atmosphere for acquiring knowledge for students, who build their academic carrier and develop themselves for spreading the light of knowledge. It offers good facilities of reading.VU working rapidly to enrich its library purchasing a good number of books every semester.
VU has an English Language Club to help students develop their language competence learning English, particularly listening and speaking skills, properly. It is equipped with all necessary gadgets to arrange regular presentation sessions.
After graduation, students can easily transfer their credits to famous North American, European and Australian universities.
There are huge waiver benefits for financially needy students and scholarship facilities for meritorious students.
Every student, faculty member, and employee has an individual email ID in university domain for better correspondence.
VU has a good campus location at the heart of city centre, well accessible from all directions.
Though quality of education is high, the tuition fees of VU are comparatively less among the private universities in Bangladesh.
Its mode of payment is convenient. Students can pay their fees in several installments. Installments may be paid through CDM.
VU has continuously been introducing subjects which have market value. An expert team is evaluating the effectiveness of different subjects for new students on a regular basis.
B.Sc. in CSE
B.Sc. in EEE
B. Pharm Honors
BA Honors in English
BSS Honors in Economics
BSS Honors in Sociology
BSS Honors in JCMS
BSS Honors in Political Science
MA in English
MSS in Sociology
Master in Public Health
MSS in Political Science
MSS in Economics
VU Debating Club organizes Inter departmental Debate Championship Competition every year and also participate in national Championship organized by the University Debate Organization.
Classrooms are neat and clean, air-conditioned, with comfortable seating arrangement. All the rooms carry multimedia projectors and proper ventilations & lights. Labs are well facilitated.
VU has a completely disciplined educational environment. It is free from Politics, Smoking, Drug, Copying, Eve Teasing and other subversive acts and ethics.
VU arranges business festivals, education fair, project fair, programming competition, film festival, business talk show, debate competition, photo exhibition etc on a regular basis in & outside campus. Purpose of it is to make the students best fit in job market through practical knowledge & familiar with various education systems & program to give them an idea about higher education like M.Phil. Or, Ph.D. or, study in abroad.
VU receives its future Leaders and Scholars with a warm and fresh welcome through Orientation program. VU treats all students as its asset and from the first day at campus VU ensures all their necessary things.
For the betterment of the students, VU communicates with the Guardians and informs them about their students, if needed.
If it is identified that few students are not getting marks up to satisfactory level, VU faculty members support them, especially to improve their performance giving them extra counseling hours.
VU observes all religious programs and arranges various religious events (iftar party, Miladunnabi, Sarwaswati puja, X-mass, for example) in the campus. It develops a brotherhood among the students and teachers in the campus and outside the campus as well.
As the first digital university in Bangladesh, VU introduced digital class rooms for making the students familiar with modern technologies.
To solve the problems of students and to make a friendly educational environment in campus VU started one stop services where every student can get the solution of multiple problems from one booth.