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MBA has become the most desired degree for everyone around the world. In Bangladesh, having an MBA degree means you’ll ensure your desired space in the job market. Bangladesh has a thriving economy and businesses are growing very fast. There are tons of opportunities for business graduates in Bangladesh.

However, the demand for business graduates in the job sector has compelled many engineering or students from other specialized subjects to enroll in MBA programs to secure great jobs. So, there are thousands of MBA programs available in almost all the universities in Bangladesh. New business graduates, business professionals, people from other professions, non-business graduates, etc. are opting for good MBA programs.

Most of these MBA programs are catered to serve the immediate need for secured jobs and some of them are internationally recognized. If you want to work in the growing business economy of Bangladesh, you can be sure that these MBA programs will make you fit for employers.

The quality of education varies largely in private universities. It is generally said that the Institute of Business Administration (IBA) is the best place in Bangladesh to do an MBA. But many private universities have the almost same curriculum as IBA and thus offer the same employability rate in most cases.

Best MBA Programs in Private Universities

Here’s a list of the top 10 private universities that offer the best MBA programs in Bangladesh:

North South University (NSU)

This is the finest private institute for business. The MBA programs are structured as American universities. The syllabus and classes are flexible. The teachers are always bringing in new methods of teaching and introducing the latest strategies and techniques in the business.

North South University (NSU)

MBA Program in NSU

This is the finest private institute for business. The MBA programs are structured as American universities. The syllabus and classes are flexible. The teachers are always bringing in new methods of teaching and introducing the latest strategies and techniques in the business.

Admission Requirement:

  • At least 15 years of schooling.
  • A bachelor’s degree in any discipline with a CGPA of 2.75/ 4.00 scale or at least 2nd division/class in all public examinations.

Tuition Fees:

The cost of this program ranges from BDT 254,000 to 410,000.

Admission fee: 20,000 (Non-refundable)

Tuition Fee per credit: Tk. 6,000

Student Activity Fee per semester: Tk. 3,000

Computer Lab Fee per semester: Tk. 2,000

Library Fee per semester: Tk. 1,000

Scholarships / Financial Aid:

North South University offers scholarships or financial aid to students based on their academic performance. Contact the MBA program office for further details.

How to apply:

You can online by visiting http://apply.northsouth.edu

BRAC University

BRAC has been working for the development of Bangladeshi society for a long time. Their MBA programs incorporate this philanthropist attitude. Students not only get to learn the trades of the business but they emerge as professionals with the purpose of doing something innovative in the business world for furthering the development of Bangladesh.

MBA Program in BRAC

BRAC has been working for the development of Bangladeshi society for a long time. Their MBA programs incorporate this philanthropist attitude. Students not only get to learn the trades of the business but they emerge as professionals with the purpose of doing something innovative in the business world for furthering the development of Bangladesh.

Admission Requirements:

  • Minimum 15 years of schooling as well as 3 years of professional/executive experience after graduation.
  • Or, 14 years of schooling with more than 6 years of corporate experience having at least 2nd class or CGPA 2.5/4.0 or equivalent (from any government approved university).
  • Minimum GPA of 2.5 or 2nd Class in SSC/Equivalent and HSC/Equivalent separately (including additional subject).
  • Minimum GPA of 2.5 in O-Levels in five subjects as well as A-Levels in two subjects according to the scale (A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2 & E=1). Only one E is acceptable.

Tuition Fees:

BDT. 6500 per credit for EMBA/MBM

Scholarships/ Financial Aids:

The scholarship opportunities are available at BRAC University. You can mail at scholarship@bracu.ac.bd to know more in detail.

How to apply:

You can apply either online or by visiting their admission office. To apply online, you need to sign up first through the web portal of Brac University. Apply Now: https://admissions.bracu.ac.bd/academia/

American International University Bangladesh

AIUB has always focused its MBA programs to create new business leaders in Bangladesh. With its modernized, highly technology-based, and innovative MBA program, lots of freshers and professionals are enrolling.

MBA Program in American International University Bangladesh

AIUB has always focused its MBA programs to create new business leaders in Bangladesh. With its modernized, highly technology-based, and innovative MBA program, lots of freshers and professionals are enrolling.

Admission Requirements:
At least 3 Years of Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum CGPA of 2.5 or 2nd division.
Minimum GPA of 2.5 in HSC & SSC (on a scale of 5) and for A Level & O Level Background, Minimum GPA 2.5 in O Levels & GPA 2.0 in A Levels separately with no grade lower than ‘D’among best 5 subjects in O’level and best 2 subjects in A’ level. According to the (Scale: A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2 & E=1).

Tuition Fees:
Admission fees: 20,000,
Tuition fees per credit: 5,500.
Lab fees: 5000
Annual charge: 7500
Miscellaneous: 5,500

Scholarships/Financial Aids:
There are a wide variety of scholarships and financial aids available at AIUB, including merit scholarships, academic scholarships, national talent scholarships, sports scholarships, and many more. Apart from that, the university offers scholarships to students with disability.

How to apply:

AIUB allows students to get admission both online and to visit physically their admission office. For online applications, you need to register first by visiting https://admission.aiub.edu/Registration

Daffodil International University (DIU)

DIU is known for delivering MBA programs in a highly technological way. Business and technology go hand in hand in today’s world. Graduates from DIU can be seen as holding positions in some of the leading Bangladeshi and international companies.

East-West University

The university goes to all extents to help its students get ahead in the business world. The MBA program in EWU also includes an internship program. The MBA candidates will have all the options before them from where they can choose their desired place of occupation.

United International University (UIU)

This is one of the most practical destinations for an MBA. The program is organized in such a way that would equip the students to learn about the business world first-hand. Companies come to interview the students on campus and before they even complete their MBA, the candidates are already in jobs.

United International University

Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB)

one of the oldest MBA programs in Bangladesh still offers some of the best courses on MBA. The MBA program is delivered by scholars holding PhDs from the finest business institutes of America. The university follows the North American business curriculum. The university also offers different scholarships for students and opportunities for MBA graduates in the job market.

International Islamic University Chittagong

This MBA program is known for its rigidity which is how the environment is the modern business sector in Bangladesh. The university also has an MBM (Masters of Bank Management) program besides its highly acclaimed MBA program. The university has contracts with some of the foreign universities and trades. So, the students graduating from this program can work for international business corporations both locally and abroad.

University of Asia Pacific (UAP)

With its focus on global business commutation, this university manages to bring in more and more students for MBA each year. The course is very simply structured and yet completes all the MBA curriculum that’s necessary in the world of business.

Ahsanullah University of Science & Technology

AUST is traditionally known for its engineering faculties, AUST also provides one of the greatest MBA programs at a relatively cheap cost.

Top EMBA programs in private universities of Bangladesh

The private universities not only provide regular, full-time MBA programs but also EMBA programs for those who are full-time job holders or business professionals. EMBA classes generally run from 6 pm-9.30 pm and the days of the classes are flexible according to the student’s schedule. Some of the best private EMBA programs in Bangladesh are offered by the following universities:

  1. North-South University (NSU)
  2. BRAC University
  3. East-West University
  4. Independent University
  5. Daffodil International University (DIU)
  6. United International University (UIU)
  7. American International University Bangladesh (AIUB)
  8. University of Asia Pacific
  9. South East University
  10. International Islamic University Chittagong

The cost for these EMBA programs starts from 80,000 BDT and ends at 250,000 BDT depending on the university’s reputation.

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3 Comments

  1. Tiana September 14, 2019 at 12:07 pm - Reply

    Hey, thanks a lot for your university list. I was looking for a good university for MBA.

  2. Nur E Alam September 25, 2020 at 10:03 am - Reply

    Have any Private university in comilla?

  3. Ravini Senevirathna February 7, 2022 at 5:09 am - Reply

    Can follow the programme by online?

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