North South University – Admission Fees

North South University is the 1st private university in Bangladesh, established by a group of philanthropists, industrialists, bureaucrats and academics. The government of Bangladesh approved the North South University in the year 1992 under Private University Act (PUA)-1992 (now replaced by PUA-2010).

The university was formally inaugurated on February 10 , 1993 by the then Prime Minister of Bangladesh. The honorable President of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh is the Chancellor of North South University.

North South University

Bachelor degree at North South University:

All Undergraduate Programs

School of Engineering & Physical Sciences
Bachelor of Architecture– 170 Credits
-BS in Civil & Environmental Engineering (CEE)– 149 Credits
-BS in Computer Science & Engineering (CSE)– 130 Credits
-BS in Electrical & Electronic Engineering (EEE)– 130 Credits
-BS in Electronic & Telecom Engineering (ETE)– 130 Credits
School of Health and Life Sciences
-BS in Biochemistry and Biotechnology– 120 Credits
-BS in Environmental Science & Management– 130 Credits
-BS in Microbiology– 120 Credits
-BPharm Professional– 199 Credits
School of Business & Economics
–BBA in Accounting– 120 Credits
BBA in Economics– 124 Credits
-BBA in Entrepreneurship– 124 Credits
-BBA in Finance– 120 Credits
-BBA in Human Resource Management– 124 Credits
-BBA in International Business– 124 Credits
-BBA in Management– 124 Credits
-BBA in Management Information Systems– 124 Credits
-BBA in Marketing– 130 Credits
-BBA in Supply Chain Management– 124 Credits
-BBA General– 124 Credits
-BS in Economics– 125 Credits
School of Humanities & Social Sciences
-BA in English– 123 Credits
-Bachelor of Laws (LLB Hons)– 130 Credits


Qualification to get admission for Undergraduate programs at North South University:

– Combined GPA of 8.0 in both SSC & HSC with minimum GPA 3.5 in each examination.

GCE O-Level and A-Level:

O-level in 5 subjects with Average Grade Point of 2.5 or above & A-level in 2 subjects with Average Grade Point of 2.0 or above; in the scale of A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2 & E=l. (One E is acceptable)

Requirements may be changed anytime if there is a change in admission policy.

Acceptable scores in North South University admission test.
Admission test will be waived for those who have got a minimum score of 1200 in SAT (Math + Critical Reading) and at least 213 on the Computer Based Test (CBT) or 79 on the Internet Based Test (IBT) or 550 in the regular Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), a minimum score of 5.5 in the IELTS.


North South University Undergraduate Admission Test Procedure

Test date Instruction:

  • All students must bring one original photo ID (Passport /NID /HSC Registration Card).
  • All students must report at least 30 minutes before the admission test.
  • Cell phone, digital watch, calculator, tab, camera and hand bag will not be allowed at the exam hall.
  • All students should bring pens, pencils, sharpeners, erasers etc.

Admission Test Duration

  • A 2:30 hours Admission Test consisting of English grammar and  vocabulary, Quantitative Aptitude (General Math), Reading comprehension and Composition.
    – In addition, there will be a 30 minutes drawing test for the Bachelor of Architecture candidates.
    – The Quantitative Aptitude part of the Admission Test requires the ability to solve SSC/O-levels math problems.


North SOUTH University Admission FeeNorth South University

Application forms – 800/-

– Admission Fee: 20,000/- (non-refundable, One time)
– Caution Money (refundable) 5,000 /-
– Tuition Fee: 5,500/- per credit
– Computer Lab Fee: 1,500/- per semester
– Student Activity Fee: 2,000/- per semester
– Library Fee: 500 /- per semester


Name of Faculty:

All Graduate Programs

School of Engineering & Physical Sciences
-Master of Business Administration (MBA)– 60 Credits
-Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA)– 50 Credits
-MS in Economics– 39 Credits
-School of Engineering and Physical Sciences
-MS in Computer Science and Engineering– 33 Credits
-MS in Electronic and Telecommunication Engineering– 33 Credits
-MS in Electrical and Electronic Engineering– 33 Credits
School of Health and Life Sciences
-MS in Biotechnology– 36 Credits
-MPharm in Pharmaceutical Technology and Biopharmaceutics– 36 Credits
-MPharm in Pharmacology and Clinical Pharmacy– 36 Credits
-Master of Public Health (MPH)– 51 Credits
-Executive Master of Public Health (EMPH)– 51 Credits
-MS in Environmental Science and Management– 36 Credits
School of Humanity and Social Sciences
-MA in English– 36 Credits
-Master in Public Policy and Governance (MPPG)– 36 Credits
-Master of Laws (LL.M)– 36 Credits


Faculty of School of Life Science

– Biochemistry & BiotechnologyNorth South University Dhaka Bangladesh
– Environmental Management
– Environmental Science
– Microbiology
– Pharmacy

Faculty of School of Life Science

– Biochemistry & Biotechnology
– Environmental Management
– Environmental Science
– Microbiology
– Pharmacy
Faculty of School of Arts and Social Science

– Economics
– English
– Environmental Studies
– LLB (Hons)
Faculty of School of Business



North South Universtiy Grading system – GPA calculation 

Numerical ScoresLetter GradeGrade Points Per Credit
93 and aboveA Excellent4.0
90 – 92A-3.7
87 – 89B+3.3
83 – 86B Good3.0
80 – 82B-2.7
77 – 79C+2.3
73 – 76C Average2.0
70 – 72C-1.7
67 – 69D+1.3
60 – 66D Poor1.0
Below 60F* Failure0.0
I** Incomplete0.0
W** Withdrawal0.0
R** Retaken0.0



Financial aid available at North South University

– Financial aid for the wards of freedom fighters (WoFF) of liberation war (Quota based waiver).
– Financial aid based on previous academic attainment and admission test result (Merit based tuition waiver).
– Financial aid based on high academic achievement at NSU (Merit based tuition waiver).
– Financial aid based on financial NEED of a student (based on humanitarian ground).
– Financial aid based on Need and Merit of a student (Merit-Need based waiver).
– Financial aid based on siblings study together at NSU.
– Financial aid in the form of student employment at NSU (Work-Study based waiver).

When you will apply for financial aids.

– Spring Semester (January to April) : Applications are invited in 1st Week of January
– Summer Semester (May to August) : Applications are invited in 1st Week of May
– Fall Semester (September to December): Performance and eligibility are reviewed.
(However, freedom fighter quota and admission test based waiver are offered in all semesters).


Vice Chancellor & CEO
Professor Amin U. Sarkar
Ph. D., University of California, Berkeley
M. A., University of California, Berkeley
Professor Gour Gobinda Goswami
Ph. D., Univ. of Wisconsin- Milwaukee
MSS, University of Dhaka

Executive Dean
Professor Bijoy Sahoo
Ph. D., University. of S. Carolina, Columbia
MBA, University. of S. Carolina, Columbia

Director, External Affairs
Professor Mizan R. Khan
Ph.D., Univ. of Maryland, College Park
M.Sc., Peoples Friendship University

Director, Student Affairs
Professor Emdadul Haq
Ph.D., La Trobe University, Melbourne
MA, University of Waterloo, Ontario

Clubs are at North South University

– Art and Photography Club,
– Athletics Club,
– Cine and Drama Club,
– Computer and Engineering Club,
– Communication Club,
– Cultural Club, -Sangskritik Sangsthan
– Diversity Club,
– Earth Club,
– Ethics Club,
– Finance Club,
– Human Resource Club,
– International Club,
– Marketing Club,
– MBA Club,
– Model UN Club,
– Pharmaceutical Club,
– Public Health & Sciences Club,
– Social Services Club,
– Young Economists’ Forum
– Young Entrepreneur’s Society
North South Universtity Address:

Plot 15, Block B
Dhaka 1229

PABX: +880 2 55668200
Fax: +880 2 55668202


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