Darul Ihsan University

Darul Ihsan University
Darul Ihsan University

Department of English Language and Lit Honorable President of Bangladesh
Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr. Anwarul Islam
Location Dhaka, Bangladesh
Campus Urban
Nickname DIU
Affiliations University Grants Commission Bangladesh
Website www.diu.ac.bd
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Darul Ihsan University (Bengali: দারুল ইহসান বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়) or DIU is a private university, main campus located at Savar, Dhaka, Bangladesh. The university was founded by late Professor Syed Ali Ashraf.[1] DIU was established in 1989. Government of Bangladesh promulgated it as a private university in 1993.


Areas of studies

The University offers the following academic degrees:

  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Information & Telecommunication Engineering
  • Business Adminisration
  • English Language and Literature
  • Education (B.Ed & M.Ed)
  • Law
  • Islamic Studies & Daw'ah
  • Arabic Language and Islamic Studies


Darul Ihsan is the first and pioneering private university in Bangladesh. It was established in 1989. Since its establishment, it has been striving hard to offer the best possible state-of-the-art of high-tech facilities on its campuses. All of its programs are highly competitive and meet the need of national goals and aspirations for preparing the students to take leadership in the fields of education, business, industry, science and technology. It obtained formal approval from the Government of Bangladesh in 1993. The university faced major problems over vice chancellorship,[2] and student protest[3] [4].


1st Convocation was held on 13-03-1997 in the BaliBhadra, Savar, Dhaka. Number of Graduating students was 244. 2nd Convocation was held on 27-03-2002 in the Bangladesh National Museum, Dhaka. Number of Graduating students was 601. 3rd Convocation was held on 21-12-2003 in the Bangladesh China Friendship Conference Center,Sher-e Bangla Nagar, Dhaka.[5]


University Grants Commission (UGC) warns students and their parent to be careful about admission in Darul Ihsan University of Bangladesh.[6].Now the University is Functioning under stay order from the court.[7]


  1. ^ Darul Ihsan University. "Bangladesh Directory". http://www.bangladesh.cc/education/university/darul-ihsan-university-diu/viewlink-3.html. Retrieved 2007-06-14. 
  2. ^ http://www.thedailystar.net/2006/05/31/d605312504137.htm
  3. ^ http://www.thedailystar.net/2006/05/14/d6051401044.htm
  4. ^ http://www.thedailystar.net/2006/05/18/d60518012717.htm
  5. ^ "Convocaiton". DIU. http://www.diu.ac.bd/index.php?file_name=convocation. 
  6. ^ "UGC Notice about DIU". www.varsityadmission.com. http://www.varsityadmission.com/Common/ugc_darul.php. 
  7. ^ "Functioning under stay order from the court". UGC Official Website. http://ugc.gov.bd/university/?action=private. 

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