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Welcome to the Department of Business Administration

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) – Graduate Course
Master of Business Administration (MBA) Regular – Post Graduate Course
Master of Business Administration (MBA) any graduate – Post Graduate Course
Master of Business Administration (MBA) Executive – Post Graduate Course

The USTC has opened up a new horizon for the business community of the country by launching “The Department of Business Administration” – which is indeed a bold step by the University in fulfilling its mission of expanding higher education through private initiative. The Faculty of Business Administration (FBA) is dedicated to provide quality education and training to the selected target students, who will shoulder the responsibilities of managing the business and public organizations in future as best qualified managers once they complete the USTC BBA.


Message from the Dean

Greeting! Warm welcome you all to the Department of Finance and Banking (DFB) and Department of Business Administration (DBB), which are the leading department of the Faculty of Business Administration (FBA), University of Science and Technology Chittagong. The Department of Finance and Banking (DFB) and Department of Business Administration (DBB), are committed to provide excellent education. Currently we are focusing on research-based education, which will help to meet the industries needs and demand in the field of Finance. To facilitate this process, currently we offer Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Master of Bank Management (MBM). The strong involvement of the dedicated highly qualified and experienced faculty members, we ensure the Outcome Based Education (OBE) and academic of excellent. Moreover, we have the dedicated computer lab and Seminar library. The environment of the Department helps students foster skills for leadership quality, quick decision making, strong inter-personal network for sustainable educational system. As a Dean of the department, I wish the students an enjoyable journey with a successful endeavor and us.

Chandra Das

Message from the Chairman

Welcome to the Faculty of Business Administration (FBA) of USTC. The FBA is continuously working on developing employability skills for our students. We are taking our best shot to provide our students with the vital knowledge to cope with the transformation caused by the fourth industrial revolution in the business world. Here, our students are involved in rigorous workshops and soft and hard skill-building seminars that help equip them with the current demands of relevant industries and meet the expected benchmark for fresh graduates. FBA arranges internships, career counseling, job training, and works for professional development. This enhances the rate of placement and thus helps our graduates to get a job right after graduation.


To become a leader in producing skilled and visionary graduates capable to cater the needs and demands of competitive job markets both at home and abroad and also to serve the society.


To offer academic and research programmes in all discipline of business in order to impart theoretical and practical knowledge to students at undergraduate and graduate levels so that they be able to contribute towards the development of business and society and also create new knowledge for future learners and further study.


To provide a relevant learning experience to effectively lead and manage change and growth in today’s competitive global environment.

To prepare corporate leaders who are skilled and competent enough to manage in the new era by providing an opportunity to obtain a graduate degree in business administration.

To provide graduates a strong foundation in the concepts, principles, techniques and technologies of modern and complex business management.

To provide a new generation of business leaders who are capable of coping with the ever-changing world of business and the challenges of global economy.

To promote excellent and create innovative business graduate in the global competitive environment.

Description of the Program

Description of the Program for BBA:

The Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) is a 4 (four) years bachelor’s degree. This program will provide an opportunity for young learners to develop their intellectual setup and skills so as to enable them to meet the needs of the business community. The BBA program will be conducted in the following ways

  • The BBA program extends over a period of 4 (four) years divided into 8 (eight) semesters and shall be completed by a student in not more than 7 (seven) academic years.
  • Each semester consists of 6 (six) months.
  • A student must have completed a total of 43 (forty-three) courses of 140 (one hundred forty) credit hours to be awarded a BBA degree.
  • Each course will carry 100 marks and will comprise 48 (forty-eight) lectures.
  • Each lecture hour will be 60 (sixty) minutes or 1 (one) hour in duration.
  • BBA students are required to sit for a one (1) hour Midterm and two (2) hours written Final Examination.
  • BBA students have to attend a viva-voce examination which will be held immediately after the final examination of each semester. There shall be a board of viva-voce examination to be duly constituted by the Faculty in which at least one external examiner may be included.
  • At the end of the final semester, BBA students will be placed as interns with a suitable business organization and are required to submit an Internship Report. This internship is an integral component of the BBA program, worth 6 credit hours.
  • Students must note that the medium of instruction in the BBA program is in English.

Description of the Program for MBA

Nature of Degree:

  • The Degree of Master of Business Administration will be awarded by the University of Science and Technology Chittagong (USTC) under the provision of this ordinance called MBA. It will be a specialized degree in the subject.

Admission Policy

Duration and  Eligibility Criteria for Admission in MBA Program Programs

  • MBA  (For BBA Graduates only), Duration: 1 Year, Eligibility: As per UGC Rules
  • MBA  (For any Graduates), Duration: 2 Year, Eligibility: As per UGC Rules
  • MBA  (For Executives, Engineers), Duration: 1.5 Year, Eligibility: For Executives As per UGC Rules* and For Engineers Member of the Institution of Engineers, Bangladesh

Why Choose Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) at USTC

World-Class Infrastructure: At USTC, we pride ourselves on our modern and state-of-the-art infrastructure, which includes well-equipped classrooms, libraries, computer labs, and sports facilities.

Experienced Faculty: 75% of Faculties are PhD holders. Our faculty members are highly qualified and experienced in their respective fields, ensuring that our students receive the best possible education.

Internship and Job Placement: Our dedicated career services center helps our students find internships and job opportunities with top companies in Bangladesh and abroad.

Industry-Relevant Curriculum: Our BBA curriculum is designed to meet the needs of the industry, ensuring that our graduates are well-equipped to take on leadership roles in the business world.

Extracurricular Activities: We encourage our students to participate in extracurricular activities such as clubs, sports teams, and community service, which help them develop their leadership, teamwork, and communication skills.

Scholarships and Financial Assistance: We offer a range of scholarships and financial assistance to deserving students, making it easier for them to pursue their academic dreams.


Business Club Activities

FBA Exhibition

Business carnival

Bosonto utsob

Celebrating victory day

Research club


Admission Requirements

Admission requirement for BBA

For native students: A Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) examination from an Education Board of Bangladesh or a recognized equivalent examination from home and abroad as per prevailing UGC rules may be admitted into the Degree program of Bachelor of Business Administration in this University. The minimum qualifying points to apply for admission are:

Certificate GPA SSC / Equivalent 2.5, HSC / Equivalent 2.5

Students who have passed at least 5 papers in GCE “O” Level and 2 papers in GCE “A” Level with a minimum C grade in both levels may also apply.

For International Students: Overseas students, who meet the USTC admission requirements applied to the local students or equivalent, are welcome. However, they have to take the TOEFL test and obtain a minimum score of 520 (paper-based) or 193 (computer-based) to be eligible for admission without sitting for the written test.

Evaluation of Admission Test: Final selection for admission is based on the marks obtained by the applicants in an obligatory written test followed by viva voce of admission processes as:
Details Marks
On the basis of SSC results 10
On the basis of HSC results 10
Written Test 60
Viva-Voce 20
Total 100

Admission requirement for MBA

Duration of the program: 1.5 Years (3 Semesters)
MBA Executive & Engr. The program, Eligibility= As per UGC Rules

Admission Requirements:
Public Examinations Result
SSC GPA 2.5, HSC GPA 2.5
or Anyone who scored a minimum GPA of 2 in either of the above examinations must have to
achieve a GPA of 6 altogether.
or Altogether GPA 5 in the case of a freedom fighter’s son/daughter.
English Medium Examination Result
O-Level Must have a minimum of 5 subjects
A-Level Must have minimum 2 subjects
Among the above 7 subjects, 4 must have a “B” Grade/GPA of 4, and the remaining three subjects
must have a “C” Grade/GPA of 3.5.
GED Examination Result
17 In 5 courses must have scored 410 marks out of 800 and on average 450 marks.
Post-Graduate Degree Result
Honors/ any other postgraduate degree must have a minimum 2nd class.

FBA Gallery

Contact Details

8th Floor, USTC D’ block
Foy’s Lake, Zakir Hossain Road Chattogram 4202.