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Universities in Bangladesh

Higher Education in Bangladesh

2021 Ranking of Bangladesh Universities

What are Bangladesh’s most well-known universities? Topuniversitieslist attempts to address this issue by releasing the Bangladeshi University Ranking for 2021, which includes 138 Bangladeshi higher-education institutions that fulfill the Topuniversitieslist selection criteria:

offering at least four-year undergraduate degrees (bachelor degrees) or postgraduate degrees (master or doctoral degrees) delivered primarily in a conventional, face-to-face, non-distance education format and being chartered, certified, or approved by the relevant Bangladeshi higher education-related organization

Explore the Topuniversitieslist League Table and University Rankings of Bangladesh’s 138 universities.

2021 Sub-rankings by provinces and territories

Bangladesh is divided into 64 districts (Bengali: zila), each of which is further divided into sub-districts (Bengali: upazila). The majority of higher education institutions that follow the Topuniversitieslist selection requirements are in Dhaka District (Bengali: Dhaka jela), which is located in the country’s centre, hosts Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka, and is Bangladesh’s most populous district. Both districts of at least two Bangladeshi higher education institutions that fulfill the Topuniversitieslist selection criterion are included in the following Topuniversitieslist league tables or sub-rankings.


Sylhet (7)
Rajshahi (13)
Mymensingh (2)
Khulna (8)
Barisal (4)
Dhaka (77)
Chittagong (22)