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Welcome to the Admissions Office at ULAB. ULAB has one of the most unique programs in all Bangladesh. Our emphasis on the fundamentals of a broad education make our students the best able to change and adapt to the fast pace of life in Dhaka and abroad.

You can't go wrong at ULAB. Come visit us at the Admissions Office and see for yourself how you can begin your career as a ULABian!

General Requirements

Application forms
Application forms are available at: House 56, Road 4/A (Satmasjid Road), Dhanmondi, Dhaka-1209, and are available for download in the Quicklinks to the left.

A complete application includes:

  1. One Application form.
  2. Four passport-sized color photographs.
  3. Copies of all certificates and mark-sheets.

Incomplete applications will not be accepted. Any applicant who gives false information during the application process will be immediately disqualified from the application process or summarily dismissed from the university.

Minimum Qualifications for Undergraduate Admission

  1. Minimum GPA of 2.5 (or second division) in SSC and HSC examinations (or their equivalent)
    OR   At least one GPA 2.00 but aggregate GPA of 6.00 in SSC/O-Level and HSC/A-Level
  2. Sons/daughters of freedom fighters will be eligible for admission if they have an aggregate GPA of 5.0 in SSC and HSC            
    OR  GCE Minimum average GPA 2.50 in 5 subjects in O-Level & 2.00 in 2 subjects in A-Level (A = 5, B = 4, C = 3, D = 2, E = 1)
    OR  Average 450 marks out of 800 in GED with five subjects (bellow 410 in any subject is not allowed)
  3. Equivalent performance in other educational systems (e.g. IB or American High School Diploma) may be accepted, subject to the decision of ULAB's Equivalence Committee.
  4. Acceptable performance on Admission Test. See below for details.

Transfer of credits from comparable educational institutions may be considered after admission. Rules on credit transfer are available from the Admissions Office.

Minimum Qualifications for Graduate Admission

  1. Minimum GPA of 2.5 (or second division) in SSC and HSC examinations (or their equivalent), 
    OR   At least one GPA 2.00 but aggregate GPA of 6.00 in SSC/O-Level and HSC/A-Level
    OR   GCE Minimum average GPA 2.50 in 5 subjects in O-Level & 2.00 in 2 subjects in A-Level (A = 5, B = 4, C = 3, D = 2, E = 1)
    OR Average 450 marks out of 800 in GED with five subjects (bellow 410 in any subject is not allowed)
  2. Sons/daughters of freedom fighters will be eligible for admission if they have an aggregate GPA of 5.0 in SSC and HSC.
  3. Except above mentioned qualifications, candidates need a minimum GPA of 2.00 (or third class/division) in the Bachelor examination.
  4. Acceptable performance on Admission Test. See below for details.

Transfer of credits from comparable educational institutions may be considered after admission. Rules on credit transfer are available from the Admissions Office.

Admission Test

ULAB will call applicants who meet the minimum eligibility requirements for an Admission Test, which will comprise of a written test and, in some cases, a departmental interview. The written test has two parts:

Part 1 contains multiple-choice questions covering English language, mathematics, and logical reasoning.
Part 2 is a test of written English.

Note:  Students with combined score of at least 1100 in the SAT Reasoning Test are exempt from the written part of the Admission Test but may still be called for an interview.