An applicant should first submit properly filled online application form available at the University website (www.buet.ac.bd). A recently taken passport size color photograph (approximately 300×350 pixel and at most 75 KB size) and the signature (either scanned or photographed, approximately 300×80 pixel and at most 20 KB size) should be uploaded (preferably in the JPG format) with the application form.No writing and no attestation are allowed on this photograph. No illegibility or deformation is allowed in the photograph and signature.
Note that the photograph and signature will be verified in the examination hall.
A “Preview of Application” page of the duly completed application form with photograph and signature will appear when the “Preview” button is clicked. Information given in the application form can be edited, if necessary, by clicking the “Update” button.
The corrected application form with clear photograph and signature can then be submitted finally by clicking the “Submit” button.
The successful submission of the application form will generate a confirmation page where a 5-digit Application Serial No. and other relevant instructions will be given. A PDF version of the “Receipt of Application” will be generated automatically when the “Download Receipt of Application” button at the bottom of the confirmation page is clicked. The applicant should take a print out of this “Receipt of Application” on A4 size offset (80 gsm) white paper and keep it safe. You may use Black & White or Color printer for printing the Receipt of Application.
In the “Application Form” and “Receipt of Application” of some applicants the following symbols may appear:
E: For applicants having GCE “O” Level / GCE “A” Level certificate and applicants passed from a foreign education board.
T: For tribal applicants.
S: When the information provided by the applicant differs from the relevant information collected from the relevant education board.
R: When the information provided by a tribal applicant differs from the relevant information collected from the relevant education board.
Besides the “Receipt of Application”, a PDF version of the application form will also be generated for these applicants with such symbols. The applicant should take a print out of the application form on one side of white 80 gm (gsm) A4 page (three pages). The first two pages of this 3-page file contain the “Application Form” that has been filled up online, and the third page is the “Receipt of Application Form”. The applicant should keep this application form safe and follow Step 4 for further action.
Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology ( Buet ) admission circular
Study Level :
The applicant should pay the application fee through SMS according to their respective group as given in the table below:
Fee for Application and Admission Test (Taka)
Engineering departments, and Urban and Regional Planning department
(Seven hundred taka only)
Engineering departments, Urban and Regional Planning department, and Architecture department
(Eight hundred taka only)
The applicant should pass SSC or Dakhil or equivalent examination from any of the Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Boards or Madrasa Education Board or Technical Education Board with at least a GPA of 4.00 in a scale of 5.00 or with at least an equivalent GPA in an equivalent examination administered by a foreign education board.The applicant should pass HSC or Alim or equivalent examination with Grade Point 5.00 in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry, and at least Grade Point 4.00 in English from any of the Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Boards or Madrasa Education Board or Technical Education Board or an equivalent total grade in equivalent courses from a foreign education board.
A maximum of 8000 applicants from all the correctly filled up applications will be selected to sit for the admission test; however, all applicants securing 8000th position will be allowed to sit for the test. A merit list will be prepared based on the total grade points earned by each applicant in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and English in HSC or equivalent examination. In case of applicants obtaining the same total grade point, the relative merit position will be determined by GPA obtained in HSC examination, and then GPA obtained in SSC examination.
Applicants passing the GCE “O” Level and GCE “A” Level and willing to participate in the admission test should earn an average of B grade in at least five subjects (including Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and English) in GCE “O” Level examination and A grades in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry in GCE “A” Level examination.
All GCE “O” level and GCE “A” Level applicants fulfilling the minimum requirements will be allowed to sit for the admission test.
All tribal applicants fulfilling the minimum requirements will be allowed to sit for the admission test.
Important dates and timetable:
1. Start of online submission of the application form
07 Sep 2011, Wednesday,
2. End of online submission of the application form
28 Sep 2011, Wednesday,
3. End of Payment of Application Fee through SMS
28 Sep 2011, Wednesday,
4. Submission of application form marked by the symbol E, T, S, or R to the Registrar Office
07 Sep 2011, Wednesday to
01 Oct 2011, Saturday.
10:00 AM – 04:30 PM
5. Publication of the list of applicants eligible to sit for the admission test
09 Oct 2011, Sunday
6. Admission Test
15 Oct 2011, Saturday,
7. Last date of publication of applicants selected in the admission test
30 Oct 2011, Sunday
The Registrar Office will be closed on Thursdays, Fridays and other Government holidays.
No applicant will be allowed to enter into the examination hall 30 minutes after the commencement of the admission test.