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
|# There are three academic semesters for all Schools
except School of Law namely Autumn, Spring &
For Trimester Program (BBA, MBA, CSE, EEE, BA Hons. in English, MA in English):
Autumn: September - December
Spring: January- April
Summer: May – August
|# There are two academic semesters for School of
Law namely Autumn & Spring.
Bi Semester Program (LLB & LLM):
Summer: July – December
Spring: January- June
Students passed from any discipline of SSC & HSC/O & A level or equivalent public examinations can apply.
SSC and HSC pass certificates with minimum GPA of 2.50 in both (for offspring of Freedom Fighters a total of GPA of 5.00 in SSC & HSC) or combined GPA of 6.00 but not less than GPA of 2.00 in both;
O Level in minimum 5 subjects with a GPA 2.50 and A' Level in 2 subjects with a minimum GPA 2.00 except LLB;
For LLB students, O level in 5 Subjects and A level in 2 Subject with minimum ‘B’ grade in 4 subjects and ‘C’ grade in 3 subjects;
Engineering Students must have Math and Physics in SSC & HSC/O & A level/equivalent examinations as mandatory or optional subject.
High School Diploma;
Others 12 years equivalent degree must have the equal schema from the education board.
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.
Students from other UGC certified university qualify for Credit transfer into same department.
Overall CGPA should be at least 2.50
The Students must agree to complete above 60 Credits for Undergraduate program and 36 credits for Graduate program at CIU as per residential requirement.
The School and concerned departments will look into the correlation of the course content & all transcripts become the property of CIU and are not returnable
Credit Transfer accepted students will get exemption from Admission Test
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