Khulna University of Engineering & Technology Khulna Prokoushol O Projukti Bishshobiddaloe) generally addressed as KUET, formerly known as BIT, Khulna, is one of the leading public universities of Bangladesh giving special emphasis in the Engineering and Technological Education and research.
KUET is well known for offering very high quality educational, research and developmental programs in the major disciplines of engineering as well as basic sciences. It has a sober objective to achieve excellence in quality education, research, and progression to address the present needs of the country as well as the South-Western region to make it as the “Center of Excellence”.
KUET offers engineering education in both undergraduate and post-graduate levels, and also offers degree and conducts research in basic sciences at a post-graduate level. At present, around 3460 students including some foreign students are studying in KUET’s in 16 Academic Department under 3 Faculty. For the academic session (2012-2013), total 725 top graded students of the country are enrolled yearly in undergraduate level through very competitive, transparent and standard admission test. Besides, quality level graduate study and research in M.Sc Engineering, M.Phil and Ph.D. Programs are running in its nourished environment. Students from foreign countries are also studying in this prestigious institute. More than 219 eminent, scholarly and diverse faculties are engaged in teaching at this university in various disciplines.
In an attempt to expand and enrich the teaching and learning capabilities of this university, recently two new departments are established and students have already been enrolled to start undergraduate study from the coming session. The Institute of Information and Communication Technology (IICT) is also established recently to fulfill national and international demands through short courses, diploma, research and training program in various modern technological directions, especially in the sectors of Information Technology (IT).
The University has 101 acres campus with well-equipped academic buildings, auditorium complex, halls of residence, teacher’s dormitory and residences, laboratories, engineering workshops, administrative building, cafeteria, gymnasium and other establishments. KUET offers B. Sc. Engineering degree in eight undergraduate programs ans M. Sc. Engineering, M.Phil. and Ph.D. degrees in several postgraduate programs. Every year, about 725 students get enrolled in undergraduate and postgraduate programs to study engineering, planning and science in this institution. In undergraduate admission test, only about top 12% students can get admitted among 6,000 selected candidates.