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Department of Computer Science and Engineering

BUET, Dhaka-1205


Postgraduate Admission, October 2017

Date: September 24, 2017

Postgraduate Admission Notice

All applicants for admission into the postgraduate programs of CSE Department are hereby informed that the admission procedure will be held according to the following schedule.



Date and Time


Publishing the seat plan for admission test
02/10/17 Monday


Admission Test (Written) for all Master's applicants including BUET CSE graduates
04/10/17 at 2:30 pm Wednesday


Publishing a list of provisionally selected Master’s applicants for document verification
05/10/17 at 10:00 PM Thursday
08/10/17 at 10:00 PM Sunday


Submission of required documents (curriculum vitae, recommendation letter, and statement of purpose (SOP) in the prescribed format [Click here to get the format]) for PhD applicants
[Click here to get the submission guidelines]
07/10/17 by 5:00 pm Saturday


Verifying the original documents of the provisionally selected Master's applicants
08/10/17 at 2 pm Sunday
10/10/17 at 2 pm Tuesday


Publishing a shortlist of Ph.D. applicants for interview
08/10/17 at 5 pm Sunday
10/10/17 at 5 pm Tuesday


PhD Interview (Five-minute presentation on the submitted SOP followed by Q&A; timing will be maintained strictly. The candidate must bring all original documents.)
15/10/17 at 2 pm Sunday


Publishing a list of provisionally selected Ph.D. applicants
15/10/17 at 10 pm Sunday


Publishing the lists of finally selected applicants for admission
17/10/17 5:00 pm Tuesday


Registration start
23/10/17 Monday


25/10/17 at 5 pm Wednesday
28/10/17 at 3 pm Saturday

PhD applicants may contact prospective supervisors prior to PhD interview.

Admission of an applicant into a postgraduate program of this Department is subject to performance in the admission test, interview, submission of required documents, verification of original documents, and equivalence of degrees.

The admission test (for Master’s applicants) will include the following topics:

  • •  Algorithms 
  • •  Artificial Intelligence 
  • •  Compiler and Automata Theory 
  • •  Computer Architecture 
  • •  Data Structures 
  • •  Database 
  • •  Digital logic Design 
  • •  Discrete Mathematics 
  • •  Information System Design 
  • •  Microprocessors and Microcontrollers 
  • •  Network and Communication Engineering 
  • •  Object Oriented Programming 
  • •  Operating Systems 
  • •  Software Engineering 
  • •  Structured Programming Languages


The applicants are advised that all further information will be available only through the website of the Department.

All provisionally selected Master’s applicants must present the following documents for verification on Sunday, October 08, 2017 at 2 pm in the Department. All provisionally selected PhD applicants must present these documents during PhD Interview on Sunday, October 08, 2017 at 2 pm. All applicants are asked to collect all the required documents by these deadlines. Failing to conform to these requirements mentioned will result in cancellation of the candidature.

 • Attested Photocopies of the missing documents, which the applicants could not attach during the application submission

 • Original documents of

  • 1. Certificates: SSC, HSC, B Sc and M. Sc* (Appeared certificates will NOT be accepted)
  • 2. Transcripts/ mark-sheets: SSC, HSC, B Sc and M Sc*
  •   2.1  If the transcript/mark-sheets does not show CGPA obtained, CGPA scale, minimum credit hour requirement and total credit hour completed, OR total marks in the exam, total marks obtained and percentage of marks obtained, a separate certificate from the controller of examinations mentioning these information must be provided.
  • 3. Testimonial from the last attended institute issued by the Director of Student Welfare or University Proctor or Registrar or similar central authority, who records all the information related to students’ activities. Note that the testimonial from the Head of the Department, Supervisor, Provost, or similar authority who are not central authority of the University for keeping all information related to students’ activities will NOT be accepted. Your testimonial must certify that during your study in the corresponding institute you were not associated with any activity subversive to the institute or to the state. Any testimonial without this certification will not be accepted.
  • 4. Letter of consent from the employer, if not provided already
  • 5 * Thesis books of B. Sc and M. Sc. (if appropriate)
  • 6* One hard copy of electronically submitted curriculum vitae, one hard copy of electronically submitted recommendation letter, and 25 hard copies of electronically submitted statement of purpose (SOP).
  • 7* Publication list and copies of publications in printed form, if any
  • 8. Available documents for migration, degree conversion, CGPA or class calculation, etc. (specially for foreign degrees)
  • 9. Proof of cancellation of previous admission into any postgraduate program of BUET, if any
  •           [* For PhD applicants only]


Failing to conform to the requirements mentioned above will result in cancellation of the candidature.

All subsequent notices related to the PG admission in October 2017 will be made available here:


PG Admission Committee

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