Rajshahi University: Statistics

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#2151 of 14,160In the World
#638 of 5,829In Asia
#3 of 129In Bangladesh
#1 of 5In Rajshahi
#271 of 1,025For Toxicology
Top50%For 16 other topics

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
25%
Enrollment
2,200
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Website
ru.ac.bd
Languages
English;Bengali

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate25%
Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate (SSC) and/or higher secondary certificate (HSC) or foreign equivalent. The University has its own admission test
Academic CalendarJuly to June
Enrollment2,200
Full time employee43
Student:staff ratio51:1

Publications & Citations

Publications
4,899
Citations
56,018

Rajshahi University majors

by publication & citation count

Biology
1,584 / 25,057
Chemistry
1,143 / 14,393
Engineering
855 / 8,376
Physics
852 / 7,076
Environmental Science
806 / 8,952
Medicine
790 / 9,525
Materials Science
576 / 4,980
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
561 / 4,977
Botany
334 / 3,591
Computer Science
318 / 10,627
Demography
304 / 3,827
Business
244 / 1,747
Economics
232 / 2,170
Agricultural Science
225 / 2,275
Horticulture
203 / 1,283
Geography and Cartography
181 / 1,571
Biochemistry
161 / 3,143
Mathematics
152 / 1,116
Political Science
137 / 323
Public Health
135 / 1,617
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
134 / 1,097
Condensed Matter Physics
127 / 1,228
Animal Science
119 / 603
Atomic and Molecular physics
118 / 751
Chemical Engineering
117 / 1,066
Ecology
117 / 1,280
Veterinary
111 / 1,051
Development Studies
110 / 1,164
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation
109 / 1,007
Nutrition and Food Science
106 / 1,860
Inorganic Chemistry
106 / 2,230
Toxicology
105 / 1,458
Geology
101 / 1,100
Psychology
96 / 563
Environmental Management
95 / 1,777
Hydrology and Water resources management
91 / 951
Bioinformatics and Computational biology
89 / 8,867
Microbiology
88 / 1,263
Pharmacology
86 / 1,085
Radiochemistry
85 / 1,100

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
19901159
19911266
19922979
19932274
19942079
19951369
19961477
19971398
199812121
19991190
200029142
200127122
200222176
200352204
200463200
200572311
200671439
2007213580
2008163637
2009199846
20101791092
20112331446
20122461965
20132812524
20143223007
20153483611
20163383639
20173083934
20183003738
20193914969
20204607494

Tuition

UndergraduateGraduate
Local students$500$500
International students$500

Rajshahi University has financial aid programs and on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities+++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences+++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics++++
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine+
Engineering | IT+
Maths | Natural Sciences+++
Bachelor's Degree (Hons)Applied Mathematics, Arts and Humanities, Biochemistry, Botany, Business Administration, Chemistry, Demography and Population, Economics, English, Finance, Fine Arts, Fishery, Law, Mathematics, Music, Pharmacy, Philosophy, Political Sciences, Public Administration, Social Sciences, Social Work, Sociology, Statistics, Zoology
Professional Bachelor's DegreeAgriculture, Applied Chemistry, Biological and Life Sciences, Chemical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Earth Sciences, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Engineering, Information Technology, Natural Sciences, Telecommunications Engineering
Master's DegreeAgricultural Management, Agriculture, Applied Chemistry, Applied Mathematics, Aquaculture, Arts and Humanities, Biochemistry, Biological and Life Sciences, Biology, Botany, Business Administration, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Demography and Population, Earth Sciences, Economics, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Engineering, English, Finance, Fine Arts, Fishery, Food Technology, Genetics, Information Technology, Law, Mathematics, Music, Native Language, Natural Sciences, Pharmacy, Philosophy, Political Sciences, Public Administration, Social Sciences, Social Work, Sociology, Statistics, Telecommunications Engineering, Zoology
Master of PhilosophyApplied Chemistry, Applied Mathematics, Biochemistry, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Demography and Population, Economics, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Engineering, English, Fishery, Information Technology, Law, Marketing, Mathematics, Native Language, Philosophy, Political Sciences, Public Administration, Social Work, Sociology, Statistics, Telecommunications Engineering, Zoology
Ph. D.Applied Chemistry, Applied Mathematics, Biochemistry, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Demography and Population, Economics, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Engineering, English, Fishery, Information Technology, Law, Marketing, Mathematics, Native Language, Philosophy, Political Sciences, Public Administration, Social Work, Sociology, Statistics, Telecommunications Engineering, Zoology

Rajshahi University alumni

  1. Riaz

    Photo
    Riaz
    Born in
    Bangladesh Flag Bangladesh
    Years
    1972-.. (age 49)
    Occupations
    actorfilm producermodel
    Biography

    Riaz Uddin Ahamed Siddique, commonly known as Riaz, is a Bangladeshi film actor, producer, and television presenter who has appeared in more than 100 Bengali films in genres ranging from romance to action to comedies. He is the recipient of numerous awards, including three National Film Awards and seven Meril Prothom Alo Awards. He portrayed the famous literary character, Shuvro, created by Humayun Ahmed, in Daruchini Dip.

  2. Annisul Huq

    Photo
    Annisul Huq
    Born in
    Bangladesh Flag Bangladesh
    Years
    1952-2017 (aged 65)
    Occupations
    politicianbusinessperson
    Biography

    Annisul Huq was a Bangladeshi Entrepreneur, television show host and the mayor of Dhaka North City Corporation. According to the affidavits submitted to the Election Commission in March 2015, he had amassed a net worth of US$3.25 million.

  3. Selina Hossain

    Photo
    Selina Hossain
    Born in
    Bangladesh Flag Bangladesh
    Years
    1947-.. (age 74)
    Occupations
    author
    Biography

    Selina Hossain is a Bangladeshi novelist. Her major works include Hangor Nodi Grenade and Poka Makorer Ghor Boshoti (1996). She earned all major national awards – Bangla Academy Literary Award in 1980, Ekushey Padak in 2009 and Independence Day Award in 2018. Her novels and short stories have been translated into English, Russian, French, Japanese, Korean, Finnish and Malay. She is the present chairperson of Bangladesh Shishu Academy.

  4. Muhammad Habibur Rahman

    Photo
    Muhammad Habibur Rahman
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1930-2014 (aged 84)
    Occupations
    politicianjudge
    Biography

    Muhammad Habibur Rahman was a Chief Justice of Bangladesh Supreme Court in 1995. He was the Chief Adviser of the 1996 caretaker government which oversaw the Seventh parliamentary elections in Bangladesh. He was a faculty member at the Department of Law, University of Rajshahi and University of Dhaka. Besides, being a language activist, advocate of the Bengali language, he wrote extensively and published eight books on the subject. He played a significant role to implement Bengali in the Supreme Court of Bangladesh. He wrote Jathashabdo (1974), the first thesaurus in the Bengali language.

General info

Alternative namesRU
রাজশাহী বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়
Founded1953
AccreditationUniversity Grants Commission (UGC)
Academic structureFaculty of Arts
Faculty of Social Science
Faculty of Science
Faculty of Engineering
Faculty of Life and Earth
Faculty of Business Studies
Faculty of Law and Justice
Faculty of Agriculture
Faculty of Fine Arts
Faculty of Medicine

Location and Contacts

AddressRajshahi - Dhaka Hwy
Rajshahi, Rajshahi, 6205
Bangladesh
City population448,000
Phone+880 (721) 750 244
Fax+880 (721) 750 064