Shahjalal University of Science and Technology, Bangladesh

Sylhet, Bangladesh



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The Shahjalal University of Science and Technology was established on 25th August, 1986. Within this small time span university has earned a lot of respect. There are 13 affiliated medical colleges under Shahjalal university.The university is located in the Sylhet city of Bangladesh.

Starting with only 3 departments and 13 teachers, Shahjalal University of Science and Technology has made themselves the ultimate destiny for MBBS in Bangladesh. Now they have reached the sky with 7 schools, 27 departments and 2 institutes with 552 teachers and around 11000 students. There are a total of 1703 to 1800 seats for medicine at Shahjalal University of Science and technology.

Shahjalal University of Science & Technology: Quick highlights 2023

To take a quick overview of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology, refer the table given below:

Intake for MBBS Course





25th August, 1986


320 Acre


Kumar Gaon, Sylhet

NEET Examination


Annual Tuition Fees (approx)

Rs. 4,48,000

Duration of MBBS Course

5 years

Students Enrollment


Affiliated College Students





BSc (Engg)


MS, MSS, MA, MBA,MSc (Engg)


MPhil, PhD


BSc (Nursing),MBBS, MD



Notable Alumni

1. Muhammed Zafar Iqbal Bangladeshi author,
2. Nasima Akhter is a Bangladeshi scientist who specializes in nuclear medicine,
3. Feroz Farazi Researcher

Medium of Teaching


University Ranking

Country Ranking - 10,
World Ranking - 5284

University Recognition


Benefits of Studying MBBS at Shahjalal University of Science Technology

Below are some of the reasons for studying MBBS course at Shahjalal University of Science and Technology:

  • Shahjalal University of Science and Technology Academy is one of the top-ranked universities.

  • The low cost fee structure offered by this university is very much affordable for MBBS admirers.

  • The medium of teaching the MBBS course is English. This helps a lot to Indian students to understand very well.

  • The study pattern for MBBS is not much different than Indian study pattern.

  • Cultural and traditional similarities help students to feel like home.

  • The education quality of Shahjalal University reflects in its improvements and hikes of institutes, and staff.

Medium of Teaching

Following is the medium of teaching at Shahjalal University of Science and Technology:

For international students coming from different countries as well as local students, the courses are taught in the English language.

Shahjalal University of Science and Technology Academy - Ranking 2023

According to Unirank 4icu, the ranking of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology is as follows:

Country World



Accreditation & Recognition

The Shahjalal University of Science and Technology has the following accreditation and recognition:

  • World Health Organization (WHO)

  • The National Medical Commission (NMC)

  • Medical and Dental Council of Bangladesh

  • Ministry of health and family welfare government of Bangladesh

  • Ministry of education Bangladesh

  • Equivalent standard of southeast Asia and British

  • World Federation of medical education (WFME)

Campus Life at Shahjalal University of Technology

The campus life at Shahjalal University of Technology is very exciting:

  • SUST has a beautiful campus area of 320 acres.

  • Many visitors visit Sylhet and Shahjalal University to visit the 'Shahid Minar' (Martyr's Memorial) of the university.

  • At the university different cultural organizations arrange programs on the premises on local and national occasions.

  • The university has a high reputation for non-violent student movements.

  • SUST has prominent teachers which include Bangladeshi writers and scientists.

  • The university has a huge modern library.

  • SUST has many international students from Nepal, India, Maldives, Bhutan, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Japan, Afghanistan, Thailand, Malaysia, Palestine, China, and Myanmar.

  • The students of SUST participate in sports and in inter-university games like football, basketball, handball, volleyball, etc.

  • At SUST, there is a Cricket ground, a Basketball ground, a Football ground, and a well equipped gymnasium adjacent to the university student health center.

  • The Central Library of SUST has established a unique Muktijuddho Corner which is enriched with the Books, Videos, Documents, Posters, Maps, etc. on the Great Liberation War of Bangladesh held in 1971. The present collection of books here is more than 2,000 titles.

  • There are several student organizations for students at SUST.

Cost of Living

The expenses of living in Bangladesh are not much different than living in India:
The table below shows the average and approx cost of living in Bangladesh for a month. This may vary from person to person and according to the living style of the students

Particular Approx Range in RS

Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant



Rs. 70.65


Rs. 56.46


Rs. 96.28

Chicken Fillets (1kg)

Rs. 168.50

Apples (1kg)

Rs. 141.80


Rs. 85.34


Rs. 24.36


Rs. 55.65

One way ticket (Local Transport)


Monthly Pass

Rs. 744

Apartment Rent Price (per month)

Rs.4500 - Rs.5400

About Sylhet City

Sylhet is the city of Bangladesh situated on the banks of the Suma river:

  • Sylhet city is located in eastern Bangladesh and is well known for its Sufi shrines some of which belongs from the 14th century

  • The climate of Sylhet city is moderate and almost similar to the Indian climate.

  • The minimum temperature in winter is 12-degree Celcius and the maximum temperature is summer is 32-degree Celcius.

  • The tiny museum and the Sufi shrines are the best places to visit when you are in Sylhet.

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