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Jashore University of Science and Technology

Jashore University of Science and Technology (Bengali: যশোর বিজ্ঞান ও প্রযুক্তি বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়) also known as JUST (Bengali: যবিপ্রবি) is a government-financed public university in Bangladesh.[2] This is the fourth public university in Khulna Division and the first public university in Jashore. It was established in 2007 and started four-year undergraduate courses from the 2009–2010 session. Previously known as Jessore University of Science & Technology.

Jashore University of Science and Technology
যশোর বিজ্ঞান ও প্রযুক্তি বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়
Jessore University of Science & Technology logo.jpg
TypePublic
Established2007 (2007)
ChancellorPresident Abdul Hamid
Vice-ChancellorProfessor Dr. Md. Anwar Hossain
RegistrarEngr. Md. Ahsan Habib
Academic staff
84
Administrative staff
108
Students3,731[1]
Location
Jashore Sadar
,
7408,
,
CampusUrban
35 acres (14 ha)
NicknameJUST
SportsCricket, Football and Others
Websitejust.edu.bd

HistoryEdit

Jashore University of Science and Technology (JUST) started functioning from the 2008–2009 session. The class of the first batch of the students began on 10 June 2009.[3] The first four departments were Computer Science & Engineering (CSE), Environmental Science & Technology (EST), Microbiology (MB), and Fisheries and Marine Bioscience (FMB).

In 2009, JUST added Nutrition & Food Technology (NFT), Industrial & Production Engineering (IPE), Chemical Engineering (ChE), Petroleum & Mining Engineering (PME), and Genetic Engineering & Bio-technology (GEBT). In 2010, Pharmacy was added. In 2012 Electrical and Electronic Engineering (EEE) and Physical Education and Sports Science (PESS) were added.

In 2013 four new departments started: Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics & Statistics, and English. Accounting and Information Systems, Agro Product Processing Technology were started from the academic year 2015–16. In the academic year 2016–2017, one new department called Biomedical Engineering (BME) began.

In the academic year 2017-18, three new departments had established. They are Finance & Banking, Management and Textile Engineering (TE). Marketing and Physiotherapy & Rehabilitation departments started in the academic year 2018-19.

LocationEdit

Jashore University of Science and Technology is located at Jashore Sadar. Post Code: Jashore-7408.

Faculty and departmentsEdit

 
JUST and surrounding area

Faculty of Engineering and TechnologyEdit

Faculty of Biological Science and TechnologyEdit

Faculty of Arts and Social ScienceEdit

Faculty of Health ScienceEdit

Faculty of ScienceEdit

Faculty of Business StudiesEdit

MS programsEdit

 
JUST's VC Abdus Sattar deliver his lecture at JUST Auditorium/Gallery
  • MSc Engg. in Computer Science & Engineering (CSE)
  • MSc.Engg. in Chemical Engineering (Ch.E)
  • MS in Environmental Science & Technology (EST)
  • MS in Microbiology (MB)
  • MS in Fisheries & Marine Bio-science (FMB)
  • MS in Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (GEBT)
  • MS in Mathematics (Math)
  • MS in Chemistry (Chem)
  • Master of Pharmacy(M.Pharm)

AcademicEdit

 
JUST's Academic Building

Academic calendarEdit

The academic year and session is generally divided into two semesters. One semester is composed of 18.4 weeks and each week consists of 5 working days. The session usually starts after completion of the second semester. A full-time undergraduate course consists of four sessions or eight semesters. A regular examination is held at the end of each semester besides class tests for continuous assessment of progress.

Admission and total seatsEdit

There are 855 seats available for undergraduate admission.[4]

Total seats at JUST
Dept. Seat Dept. Seat
CSE 50 NFT 40
EST 45 Pharm 40
MB 40 EEE 35
FMB 40 PESS 30
ChE 40 Math 45
GEBT 40 Chem 30
IPE 40 Phy 45
PME 35 Eng 40
APPT 30 AIS 50
BME 30 MGT 35
TE 20 F&B 35
P&R 10 Marketing 35
LT Ban

A total 42 additional seats are reserved for the students under the categories of son/daughter of Freedom Fighter (30 seats), Indigenous (6 seats) and Disabled (6 seats). For these seats, a student needs to provide proof by using their related certificate to authority. Once the certificate is received in the mentioned period, after verification, the student will be considered for the reserved seats.

FacilitiesEdit

Residence hallsEdit

 
Shahid Moshiur Rahman Hall

Shaheed Moshiur Rahman HallEdit

This is a five stored building with 500 students capacity. There are many facilities available for the residential students like other public universities in Bangladesh such as- TV room, Reading room, gymnasium, Canteen. The hall has the facilities of photocopy, Print and laundry for the residential students. The students and the organising committee organise different game competition time to time.

Sheikh Hasina Student HallEdit

 
Sheikh Hasina Hall

This is also a five stored building with 500 students capacity only for the female students. There are many facilities available for the residential students like other public universities in Bangladesh such as- TV room, Reading room, gymnasium, Canteen. The hall has the facilities of photocopy, Print and laundry for the residential students. The students and the organising committee organise different game competition time to time.

Additionally there are two students hall (Munshi Meherullah Hall for boys and Taramon Bibi Hall for girls) are under construction. Soon those halls will be ready and opened for students.

Central LibraryEdit

Jessore University of Science and Technology has six (06) storied library building. Currently, there are approximately 30,000 books and 100 journals are available for both students and faculty members. Most of the books are academic. But beside this there are many comedy, history, literature and religion related books. New books are being added to the collection every month. Students or faculty members can study or borrow desired book/s from here. The library is open from 9 am to 8 pm for Saturday to Wednesday. E-library facility is also available here.

TSC and cafeteriaEdit

This is a two-storied building, located at west-eastern corner of JUST campus. Cafeteria is at ground floor and TSC at 1st floor. Foods are available here for both the students and staff of JUST on 24/7 basis. The food supplies come from a charity organisation called Jagannath foundation.

Dormitory and towerEdit

The JUST dormitory is located at south-eastern corner of JUST campus. This five-storied dormitory, available for the faculty members and administrative staff of JUST. There is also a 10 storied Madhumati tower for the faculty members and administrative staff of the university.

Central mosqueEdit

The central mosque is located at the west side of the JUST campus for the prayers of the Muslims students and staffs of JUST.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://www.just.edu.bd
  2. ^ "Jashore University of Science & Technology". University Grants Commission.
  3. ^ "JUST starts journey". The Daily Star. 11 June 2009.
  4. ^ http://www.just.edu.bd/index.php/admission

External linksEdit