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Bangladesh University of Professionals (BUP)

Mirpur Cantonment, Dhaka 1216


Website: www.bup.edu.bd
Admission (Session 2017-2018)

* Bangladesh University of Professionals (BUP) invites application from eligible candidates


for admission.
* BUP offers four years honours and two years masters program.
* Candidates passed HSC or equivalent examination in 2016 and 2017 are allowed to apply
for BA/BSS/BBA/BSc Degree Programs.
* A candidate can apply for admission in any number of faculties he/she is eligible for.
* Admission test (written) of various faculties will be conducted at different dates and time.
* Admission related fees are non-refundable.

Faculty of Arts and Social Science (FASS)

* BSS (Hons) in Development Studies * BA (Hons) in English


* BSS (Hons) in Disaster and Human Security Management * BSS (Hons) in Public Administration
* BSS (Hons) in Economics * BSS (Hons) in Sociology

Eligibility for Admission in any Program of FASS

(1) A candidate must pass SSC/equivalent and HSC/equivalent examination in any discipline/
group.
(2) Candidates of Science Group must have GPA 4.50 in SSC/equivalent and GPA 4.25 in
HSC/equivalent examination.
(3) Candidates of Business Studies Group must have GPA 4.25 in SSC/equivalent and GPA 4.00 in
HSC/equivalent examination.
(4) Candidates of Humanities Group must have GPA 4.00 in SSC/equivalent and GPA 3.75 in
HSC/equivalent examination.
(5) Candidates of General Certificate of Education (GCE) O and A level must pass in minimum 05
(five) and 02 (two) subjects respectively, having minimum 26.5 points in total based on following
scale:

Grade Point
A*/A 5.00
B 4.00
C 3.50
D 3.00

(6) Candidates of International Baccalaureate (IB) must pass in minimum 06 (six) subjects having
minimum 30 points based on rating scale used in their curriculum (7, 6, 5, 4, 3). Rating of 1 and 2
will not be considered in point calculation.
(7) Candidates will have to sit for written test (MCQ) of 100 marks. The marks distribution is as
follows:
(a) General Knowledge 30
(b) English 40
(c) Bangla or Mathematics 30

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(8) Candidates applying for Department of Economics or Department of Disaster and Human
Security Management as first choice must answer mathematics, English and General Knowledge of
the question paper.

(9) Candidates applying for Department of Disaster and Human Security Management must be
qualified from science group in SSC/equivalent examination. Candidates must have studied Higher
Mathematics/Statistics in HSC/equivalent examination and obtained minimum A- (A Minus) grade.
(10) Candidates applying for Department of Development Studiers/Public Administration/Sociology
as first choice must answer Bangla, English and General Knowledge of the question paper.

(11) Candidates applying for Department of English must have minimum A- (A Minus) grade in
English both in SSC/equivalent and HSC/equivalent examination. Candidates must answer Bangla,
English and General Knowledge of the question paper.
(12) Candidates applying for Department of Economics must have minimum A- (A Minus) grade in
Economics/Accounting/Statistics/ Higher Mathematics either in SSC/equivalent or HSC/equivalent
examination. Candidates of O Level and A Level must have minimum C grade in any of the
above mentioned subjects.
(13) Candidates passed O Level/equivalent and A Level/equivalent examination from abroad need
to obtain Equivalence Certificate from equivalence committee of respective faculty, before
applying.

Faculty of Business Studies (FBS)

* BBA in Accounting & Information Systems * BBA in Management


* BBA in Finance & Banking * BBA in Marketing
* BBA General
Eligibility for Admission in any Program of FBS

(1) A candidate must pass SSC/equivalent and HSC/equivalent examination in any


discipline/group.

(2) Candidates of Science Group must have a total GPA of 8.75 in SSC/equivalent and
HSC/equivalent examination.

(3) Candidates of Humanities and Business Studies Group must have total GPA 8.25 in
SSC/equivalent and HSC/equivalent examination.

(4) Candidates of General Certificate of Education (GCE) O and A level must pass in minimum 05
(five) and 02 (two) subjects respectively, having minimum 26.5 points in total based on following
scale:

Grade Point
A*/A 5.00
B 4.00
C 3.50
D 3.00

(5) Candidates of International Baccalaureate (IB) must pass in minimum 06 (six) subjects having
minimum 30 points based on rating scale used in their curriculum (7, 6, 5, 4, 3). Rating of 1 and 2
will not be considered in point calculation.

(6) Candidates passed O Level/equivalent and A Level/equivalent examination from abroad need
to obtain Equivalence Certificate from equivalence committee of respective faculty, before
applying.

(7) Candidates will have to sit for written test (MCQ) of 80 marks. The marks distribution is as
follows:

(a) Mathematics 40
(b) English 24
(c) General Knowledge 16

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Eligibility for Admission in Two Years MBA Program
(1) A candidate must pass SSC/equivalent, HSC/equivalent and BA/BBA/BSS/BSc/equivalent in
any group/discipline.
(2) The candidate must have 8 points based on following calculations:
Degree Points
GPA/CGPA 3.50 GPA/CGPA GPA/CGPA GPA/CGPA
and above 3.003.49 2.502.99 2.002.49
SSC 3 2 1 N/A
HSC 3 2 1 N/A
Bachelor (Pass) 4 3 2 1
Bachelor (Hons.) 5 4 3 2
(3) Masters Degree holders will be rewarded with 1 (one) additional point.
(4) Applicants who have appeared at O level examination must pass at least 05 (five) subjects with
minimum C grade in each subject.
(5) Applicants who have appeared at A level examination must pass at least 02 (two) subjects with
minimum C grade in each subject.
(6) Candidates will have to sit for written test (MCQ) of 80 marks. The marks distribution is as
follows:
(a) Mathematics 40

(b) English 24
(c) General Knowledge 16

Faculty of Security and Strategic Studies (FSSS)

* BSS (Hons) in International Relations * BSS (Hons) in Mass Communication & Journalism
* L.L.B. (Hons)
Eligibility for Admission in any Program of FSSS
(1) A candidate must pass SSC/equivalent and HSC/equivalent examination in any
discipline/group.
(2) Candidates of Science Group must have GPA 4.50 in SSC/equivalent and GPA 4.25 in
HSC/equivalent examination.
(3) Candidates of Humanities and Business Studies Group must have GPA 4.25 in SSC/equivalent
and GPA 4.00 in HSC/equivalent examination.
(4) Candidates of General Certificate of Education (GCE) O and A level must pass in minimum 05
(five) and 02 (two) subjects respectively, having minimum 26.5 points in total based on following
scale:
Grade Point
A*/A 5.00
B 4.00
C 3.50
D 3.00
(5) Candidates of International Baccalaureate (IB) must pass in minimum 06 (six) subjects having
minimum 30 points based on rating scale used in their curriculum (7, 6, 5, 4, 3). Rating of 1 and 2
will not be considered in point calculation.
(6) Candidates passed O Level/equivalent and A Level/equivalent examination from abroad need
to obtain Equivalence Certificate from equivalence committee of respective faculty, before
applying.
(7) Candidates will have to sit for written test (MCQ) of 100 marks. The marks distribution is as
follows:
(a) English 40
(b) General Knowledge 30
(c) Bangla 30

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Faculty of Science and Technology (FST)

* BSc (Hons) in Information and Communication Technology * BSc (Hons) in Environmental Science
Eligibility for Admission in any Program of FST
(1) A candidate must pass SSC/equivalent and HSC/equivalent examination in science
discipline/group.
(2) Candidates must have GPA 4.75 in SSC/equivalent and GPA 4.50 in HSC/equivalent
examination.
(4) Candidates of General Certificate of Education (GCE) O and A level must pass in minimum 05
(five) and 02 (two) subjects respectively, having minimum 26.5 points in total based on following
scale:
Grade Point
A*/A 5.00
B 4.00
C 3.50
D 3.00
(5) Candidates of International Baccalaureate (IB) must pass in minimum 06 (six) subjects having
minimum 30 points based on rating scale used in their curriculum (7, 6, 5, 4, 3). Rating of 1 and 2
will not be considered in point calculation.
(6) Candidates applying for BSc (Hons) in Environmental Science must have Biology in
HSC/equivalent examination.
(7) Candidates passed O Level/equivalent and A Level/equivalent examination from abroad need
to obtain Equivalence Certificate from equivalence committee of respective faculty, before
applying.

(8) Candidates will have to sit for written test (MCQ) of 70 marks. The marks distribution is as
follows:
(a) Mathematics 25

(b) Physics 20
(c) Chemistry 15

(d) English 10

Detailed Time Plan for Admission Test

* Online Application Submission Deadline: 12 October 2017 (Apply online through Admission link
of www.bup.edu.bd)

* Publication of List of Eligible Candidates for Written Test: 17 October 2017 on BUP Website
www.bup.edu.bd

* Admit Cards can be viewed and printed by individual applicants from www.bup.edu.bd on: 20
October 2017 onwards.

* Written Tests will be held as per following schedule:

Faculty Date & Day of Written Test Time of Written Test


Faculty of Business Studies 27 October 2017 1000 hours1100 hours
Friday
Faculty of Science and Technology 27 October 2017 1500 hours1600 hours
Friday
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences 28 October 2017 1000 hours1100 hours
Saturday
Faculty of Security and Strategic Studies 28 October 2017 1300 hours1400 hours
Saturday

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Schedule of other events:

Event Date/Time
Publication of list of selected candidates for appearing at Viva-voce After 1400 hours on
on BUP website www.bup.edu.bd 02 November 2017

Viva-voce 05 18 November 2017

Publication of final list of selected candidates including waiting list After 1400 hours on
for admission on BUP website www.bup.edu.bd 27 November 2017

Admission from the list of Selected Candidates (Main List) 28 November


04 December 2017

Admission from the First Waiting List 05 07 December 2017

Admission from the Second Waiting List 10 12 December 2017

Opening Convocation 28 December 2017


Class commences 01 January 2018

Instruction on How to Apply

* Application Processing Fee is Taka 750.00 (seven hundred fifty) only for each faculty (faculty
comprises maximum of six departments).
* Application processing fee must be deposited online through your preferred Card/Mobile Financial
Services/Internet Banking. Service Charge is applicable. Detailed Payment procedure is available
at How to Apply link on admission website admission.bup.edu.bd
* Detailed application procedure for concerned faculties can be found at Admission link of BUP
Website www.bup.edu.bd

Special Instructions
* Admission test will be taken in MCQ system and 0.25 marks will be deducted for each wrong
answer.
* Help Desk will remain open from 0900 hours to 1700 hours everyday from 14 September 2017 to
26 October 2017 at the Reception of the university. For any query applicants may call at
09666790790 during aforementioned time.

* The university authority reserves the right to cancel/modify/change any information given in this
advertisement.

Registrar
Bangladesh University of Professionals