Patuakhali Science and Technology University

country rank  45
world rank  8992

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University Overview

Founded in 2001, Patuakhali Science and Technology University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the rural setting of the large city of Patuakhali (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Barisal. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Babugonj, Barisal. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the University Grants Commission of Bangladesh, Patuakhali Science and Technology University (PSTU) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Patuakhali Science and Technology University (PSTU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 17 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 0-10% making this Bangladeshi higher education organization a most selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name পটুয়াখালী বিজ্ঞান ও প্রযুক্তি বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়
Acronym PSTU
Founded 2001
Motto Our Challenge is Hunger and Poverty Free Technologically Developed Digital Bangladesh
Colours Blue

University Location

Address Dumki
Patuakhali (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
8602 Barisal
T +880 (4427) 56014
F +880 (4427) 56009
Other locations Babugonj, Barisal

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Int'l student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 0-10%
Admission Office Registrar, PSTU, Dumki
Patuakhali 8602
+880 (4427) 56003

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 400-499
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
University Grants Commission of Bangladesh

Year of first Accreditation


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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018