Metropolitan University, Sylhet

Metropolitan UniversityMetropolitan University (Bengali: মেট্রোপলিটান বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়) or MU is a non governmental institution located at Sylhet, Bangladesh. The university was established on 3rd May, 2003 under the Private University Act 1992.[1] Dr.Toufique Rahman Chowdhury is the Chairman of MU.

The widespread growth of private universities in the country has generated some confusion in the minds of the conscious people as to whether these universities can conform to the fundamental principles of imparting realistic education of a standard university. In contrary,Metropolitan University has been established as a unique institution for those who want to have quality university education of the modern age at an affordable cost.

With the approval of the Ministry of Education, under the Private University Act of 1992 and its amendment in 1998, the Metropolitan University came into being on 3rd May 2003. Dr. Toufique Rahman Chowdhury, a promising educationist, and an enterpreneur of the country engineered the idea of floating the Metropolitan University with the direct participation and assistance of a few of his close friends, acquaintances, and associates with the main objective of promoting modern education, particularly, higher and advance education in the various spheres of learning in order to help build up an educated nation of our own along with such nations all over the world - fully realizing that such an enterprise might add only a mite to the vast field of higher education.


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