Presently students are being enrolled in the BS in Civil and Environmental Engineering (BSCEE). Students who indicate Civil & Environmental Engineering as first choice in the application form will be given priority. Please visit NSU website for details.

Admission Test

Usual dates for Admission Tests for three semesters are:

  • Spring: end of November,
  • Summer: end of March, and
  • Fall: end of July.

The current format of the admission test contains English grammar and vocabulary, Quantitative aptitude (based on general mathematics), Reading comprehension, and Composition. However,the test format is updated and modified periodically.Prospective students are strongly advised to follow the most current admission news as published in NSU website.

Admission Criteria

The minimum qualifications for admission into the BSCEE program are:

  1. Academic Qualifications:
    1. National Curriculum: Total GPA of 8.0 in SSC and HSC combined; and minimum GPA of 3.5 separately in SSC and HSC; and minimum "B" grade in Math or Physics in HSC.
    2. Cambridge/Edexcel Curriculum: minimum GPA of 2.5 in 5 subjects of O-Level; and minimum GPA of 2.0 in 2 subjects of A-Level; and minimum "C" grade in Math or Physics in A-level (in a scale of A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2 & E=1). Only one "E" grade is acceptable.
    3. A US High School Diploma or equivalent. Requirements may be changed anytime if there is a change in admission policy.
  2. Acceptable scores in NSU's admission test.
  3. Admission test will be waived for those who got a minimum score of 1200 in SAT(Math+ Critical Reading) and 550 (CBT 213/IBT 79) in TOEFL or 5.5 in IELTS.
  4. 4. Candidates appeared in HSC/A-level may sit for the admission test on the basis of an undertaking that they will not be admitted unless they fulfill the minimum admission criteria for HSC/A level exams within a deadline mentioned in the Admission Offer Letter.

Appeared student must submit copies of their HSC's admit card or A-Level's Statement of Entry.

Foreign Students

Special provision of admission for foreign students either based on admission test or based on their school results. Foreign students should contact the Registrar office or CEED office first before planning for admission.

Credit Transfer

Civil Engineering / other discipline students studying at other reputed public or private universities in Bangladesh or elsewhere in the world can transfer their credit to NSU accordingly as per NSU rule. NSU degrees and courses are also accredited worldwide. CEED is also in process of offering 2+2 joint degree with few foreign universities in USA and UK.

Financial Aid

Financial assistance from 25% to 100% of tuition fee waiver available in the following categories:

  • Based on previous academic attainment and Admission Test result (Merit based Scholarship).
  • Based on high academic attainment at NSU (Merit based tuition waiver).
  • Based on financial NEED of a student (Waiver on Humanitarian grounds).
  • Based on financial need & merit (Merit-Need based waiver).
  • Based on two or more siblings studying together at NSU (Waiver for Siblings).

Freedom Fighter’s privilege:Children of freedom fighters after admission through due process will get 100% tuition fee waiver,i.e. can study at NSU free of cost.