Academic Rules and Procedures

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BU Calendar

The Registrar maintains the Academic Calendar of the university. Find out when the semester begins and ends, when exams are scheduled etc. Explore Calendar..



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The academic year of Bangladesh University consists of Tri-semester and Bi-semester Systems.

The academic year of Tri-semester of BU comprises of three semesters:



The performance of the students is measured and evaluated throughout the semester. Evaluation methods during the semester includeS quizzes, class tests, class/home assignments, exercises, case analysis and reporting, one or two mid-term exams, etc. End of the semester evaluation include final exam, term papers, project report, thesis, etc.

Academic Rules and Procedures

A new student (other than a credit transfer student) is automatically registered in the semester in which he/she gets admitted.. The registration starts usually before the mid-term exams. of a semester. The date/period of registration is announced by the university on the notice boards and website.

Student Conduct

Students should also keep from plagiarism, eve teasing, bullying, sexual harassment, unfair means in the examination, misbehaving with the teachers & staffs, destroying the assets of the campus, any kind of theft/stealing, any kind of fighting, any kind of political activism, violation of rules, using a fake visitor’s profile, socially unaccepted relationships with other students, entrance in the opposite gender’s dorms, leaving the campus without permission, racism, use of slang, gambling, viewing adult movies, smoking in the non-smoking area, writing on walls or bringing any kind of arms onto the campus. Details.. 

Rules of Class Attendance

A student is expected to attend all classes in a course. All students are required to be present in at least 70% of the classes including tutorial classes held, to sit for the final examination. For example, if there are 26 classes and 13 tutorial /lab etc. of a course in a semester, the percentage of attendance will be computed out of 39. If a student fails to attend 70% classes of a course, he/she is not allowed to sit for the final exam. Details..

Useful Form

Student Schedule Planner Form is used by students to list all of the courses s/he plans to take the courses in next term

Medium of Instructions

The university follows modern teaching methods including interactive Internet' simulation' lab work' case analysis' and field study. A special feature of Bangladesh University teaching is the workshop/lab sessions designed to assist students in learning application of concepts and theories. The medium of instructions in Bangladesh University is English.

BU Main Campus Location

The permanent campus of Bangladesh University having 1.7026 acres of land is located at Adabar, Dhaka which is well connected with other parts of Dhaka city and only one and a half kms away from the present campus. The permanent campus will have six 7 storied interlinked building blocks with the capacity to house ten thousand students.