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Sust the best science and technology university in Bangladesh


Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (Sust) ranked first among all science and technology universities in Bangladesh in a recent Webometrics ranking.

The university ranks second among other public, private and medical universities in Bangladesh, according to the

The 20th revision of the ranking Webometrics, a Madrid-based education and research organization, recently published a list of more than 31,000 educational institutions around the world.

Among the Bangladeshi universities, University of Dhaka ranked number one, Sust second and Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (Buet) got the third position.

In this regard, the Vice-Chancellor of Sust, Prof. Farid Uddin Ahmed, said, “Our goal is to take the top spot among Bangladeshi universities. We hope that we can also secure a good place among international universities.

A total of 700 research papers were published by Sust last year, 90 percent of which were published in international journals, he added.

Webometrics considers each university’s teaching methods, scientific research, technological innovation and expansion, economic relevance, and community inclusion such as a social, cultural, and environmental role in creating the listings.

Webometrics also counts researchers from institutions and their published articles.