() is a public university in Bangladesh to promote the Islamic system of education in the country. Islamic University started its academic activities on June 28, 1986. The main objective of the university is to provide for instruction in theology and other fields of Islamic studies and comparative jurisprudence and such other branches of learning at graduate and postgraduate levels and to make provisions for research, including post-doctorate research and training for advancement and dissemination of knowledge.
Islamic University, Kushtia was founded on November 22, 1979 at Shantidanga-Dulalpur (Kushtia-Jhenidah) by the late president Ziaur Rahman
based on the recommendation of Islamic University Planning Committee headed by Professor Dr. M. A. Bari. The Islamic University Act was passed by National Assembly of Bangladesh
on December 27, 1980. On January 1, 1981 the government of Bangladesh
appointed Dr. A. N. M. Mamtajuddin Choudhury as the first vice-chancellor
and the university became operational that year.
As construction of several important buildings began, a presidential decree
was issued on May 15, 1982 to shift the university from Shantidanga-Dulalpur to Boardbazar, Gazipur
on an area of 50 acres
. The construction... Read More