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.
To take a quick overview of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology, refer the table given below:
Intake for MBBS Course
25th August, 1986
Kumar Gaon, Sylhet
Annual Tuition Fees (approx)
Duration of MBBS Course
Affiliated College Students
BSc, BSS, BA, BBA
MS, MSS, MA, MBA,MSc (Engg)
BSc (Nursing),MBBS, MD
1. Muhammed Zafar Iqbal Bangladeshi author,
Medium of Teaching
Country Ranking - 10,
NMC, WHO, UNESCO
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.
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.
According to Unirank 4icu, the ranking of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology is as follows:
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)
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.
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
Chicken Fillets (1kg)
One way ticket (Local Transport)
Apartment Rent Price (per month)
Rs.4500 - Rs.5400
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.