AUTUMN 2020 (Undergraduate & Graduate)
Aug. 30 - Sep. 03
Virtual Open Day (for Autumn- 2020)
Sep. 07 - 10
New Students Advising {10: 00 am to 01: 00 pm}
Sep. 07 - 10
Course registration / Advising (Returning Students) [U/G] {10: 00 am to 01: 00 pm }
Sep. 07 - 08
Course registration / Advising (Returning Students) [Graduate] {10: 00 am to 01: 00 pm}
Sep. 12
Virtual Orientation Program {11: 00 am}
Sep. 13
Classes Commence
Oct. 27 - Nov. 02
Mid-Term Exams
Nov. 12
Last date of withdrawal from courses
Dec. 03
Classes End
Dec. 06-10
Final Exams
Dec. 23
Grades due at Controller of Exams. Office & Official end of Autumn 2020

Admission Information

Independent Business School

Welcome to Chittagong Independent University– also known by its acronym CIU. The University was started its journey in 1999 on the first private university as an additional campus of Independent University Bangladesh (IUB) at Chittagong. CIU is committed to prepare its students as able professionals --- creative, committed, liberal, alive to their environment and capable to contribute to the country’s advancement as well as achieve their goals in a rapidly changing economic and civic environment. CIU is known among its students and graduates for providing a good mix of study and social life. A host of activities - including sport, clubs, societies, employment services, accommodation, student services, scholarships, teaching, learning, research - contribute to the total CIU experience

Admission Period

There are three academic semesters namely, Autumn, Spring and Summer.

  • The admission procedure for Autumn (the beginning of the academic year) starts within the first week of July and ends with the commencement of classes in the second / third week of August.
  • The admission procedure for Spring starts within the first week of December and ends with the commencement of classes in the third week of January.
  • The Admission Test for Summer takes place in the first week of May and ends with the commencement of classes in the second week of June.
  • Upcoming Semester Calendar.

Admission Eligibility

Undergraduate Programs

  • HSC and SSC pass certificates with minimum GPA of 3.00 in both (for offspring of Freedom Fighters a total of GPA of 5.00 in SSC & HSC)
  • Engineering Students must have Math and Physics in their H.S.C.
  • 'O' Level in 5(Five) subjects and 'A' Level in 2(Two) subjects with minimum 'B' Grade in four subjects and 'C' Grade in three subjects
  • International Baccalaureate
  • High School Diploma
  • Others 12 years equivalent degree must have the equal schema from the education board

Graduate Programs

  • 3 years Bachelor Degree from a reputed university and at least 1 year of work experience in a managerial/executive position or 4 years Bachelor Degree from a reputed university. Some work experience after graduation in a managerial/executive position is preferable
  • CGPA of at least 2.50 at undergraduate or graduate level with no 3rd Division/ Class in any previous public examination.
  • Acceptable score in the CIU Admission Test OR Score of 500+in GMAT

Special Consideration

Exemption from Admission Test for the students with

  • Minimum SAT-1 score of 1550
  • Minimum TOEFL score of 550 (paper based) or 213 (computer based) or 80 (internet based)
  • IELTS score of 5.5