Islamic University, Kushtia – Tourism Info

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Islamic University, Kushtia

The official name of the university is Islamic University, Bangladesh. This university is situated on 175 acres of land at Dulalpur, Santidanga on the Khustia-khulna highway, 24 kilometres away from Kushtia town. On the basis of the report of the Islamic University Committee constituted by M.A Bari, this university was founded on 22 November by the OIC’s financial support in order to acquire more knowledge on Islamic education. The National Parliament passed the Islamic University Act in 1980 and this university was shifted from Kushtia to Gazipur Board Bazar. Later that is in 1990 it was shifted again to the former place that is Shantidanga-Dulalpur, Kushtia. This university offers 26 subjects under five faculties. At present there are 16 thousand native and foreign students, about 350 teachers, and 750 administrative officers, stuff in the university. Besides, the academic building and 7 residential halls, there are libraries, computer centers, and cultural centers, gymnasium, including the mosque and the other buildings and facilities. The Islamic university started its academic activities on June, 28, 1986. This is the first university that was founded in independent Bangladesh. The ambience which is decorated with assemblage of various trees is very beautiful.

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