School of Science and Technology is one of the six schools (faculties) of Bangladesh Open University. The main objectives of this school are to provide a platform for teaching, learning and research in the field of science and technology and to create scientifically and technically skilled manpower in the country to meet the growing demand. The extended activities of this school are scientific awareness, degree awarding and advance research. After receiving degree, learners will integrate well in the society and enable to work efficiently and effectively.

On going Academic Programs

  1. Diploma in Computer Science and Application (DCSA)
  2. B. Sc in Nursing (BSN) (at present enrollment has been held up)
  3. Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Engineering (B.Sc in CSE)
  4. Master of Disability Management and Rehabilitation (MDMR)
  5. Master of Public Health
  6. Post Graduate Diploma in Medical Ultrasound (PGDMU)

Upcoming AcademicPrograms

  1. Diploma in Community Health Care (DCHC)
  2. Diploma in Pharmacy (D. Pharm)
  3. M.Sc in Software Engineering (MSSE)
  4. B.Sc (Hons) in Food Science and Nutrition
  5. M.Sc in Pharmacology
  6. Online Diploma in Health Professionals Education (ODHPEd)

 

On going Academic Programs at a glance

1. Diploma in Computer Science and Application (DCSA) (Click here for details)

 

Program Code 50
Title of the Degree Diploma in Computer Science and Application
Number of Semesters 03 (Three)
Enrollment Once in an Academic Year (January)
Semester Duration (each) 06 months
Total Credits 35
Duration of the Program 1.5 years
Registration Validity 5 years (since admission)
Minimum Requirement for Admission HSC (Any group)
Required Fees Amount in Tk
Learners Guide and Admission Form Fee     100
Academic Calendar Fee          50
Registration Fee (each semester)      200
Course Fee (each course)       850
Laboratory Fee (each course) 350
ID card fee 200
Reexamination Fee (for each course)            250
Program Transcript Fee          200
Testimonial fee 50
Main Certificate Fee   400
Provisional Certificate Fee     200
Marks sheet    200

 

2. B. Sc in Nursing (BSN) program

 

Program Code 51
Title of the Degree Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Number of Semesters 06(Six)
Each Semester Duration 06 months
Total Credits 100
Duration of the Program 3 years
Registration Validity 6 years
Eligible Criteria Diploma in Nursing and Midwifery with 3 years professional experience.
Required Fees Amount in TK
Learners’ Guide and Admission Form    100
Registration (each semester) 100
Digital ID card 200
Course Fee (each course)       870
Academic Calendar 50
Field Visit (required course) 2000
Program Transcript    300
Semester Marks Sheet            70
Main Marks sheet 400
Provisional Certificate 300
Main Certificate 400
Re-examination (for necessary course) 300
Testimonial 50

 

 

3. B.Sc in Computer Science and Engineering (Click here for details)

Program Code 52
Title of the Degree B.Sc in Computer Science and Engineering
Number of Semester 08
Each Semester Duration 06 months
Total Credit 148
Duration of the Program 4 years
Registration Validity 8 years
Eligible Criteria HSC (Science) or 4 years Diploma under Technical Board or DCSA from BOU
Enrollment Once in a Year(January)
Selection Criteria Admission Test
Required Fees Amount in TK
Learner’s Guide and Admission Form Fee 600
Course Registration Fee (Per credit) 600
Digital ID card 200
Semester Registration Fee (Each semester) 500
Examination Fee (Each Course) 300
Reexamination Fee per course (if applicable) 350
Academic Calendar Fee 50
Program Transcript Fee (per semester) 100
Program Transcript Fee                                   400
Provisional Certificate Fee  300
Original Certificate Fee  350
Graduate Ceremony Fee 500
Testimonial Fee 100

 

4. Master of Disability Management and Rehabilitation (MDMR) 

Program Code 54
Title of the Degree Master of Disability Management and Rehabilitation
Number of Semester 04
Semester Duration 06 months
Total Credit 72
Duration of the Program 2 years
Registration Validity 8 years (Since admission)
Eligible Criteria
  • Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy BSPT/BPT/BPT-Hons) / Occupational therapy /Speech & Language Therapy/ MBBS/ BDS /B.Sc. in Nursing/ BHMS/ BUMS/ BAMS/ Biological Science / Social Science or relevant degree with at least 50% mark or at least GPA 2.50 out of 4 from a recognized university.
  • S.S.C and H.S.C average GPA 6.5 in science with Biology or at least one first division or second division in S.S.C and H.S.C.
Enrollment Once in a Year (January)
Selection Criteria Admission Test
Required Fees Amount in TK
Learners Guide and Admission Form Fee       1000
Academic Calendar Fee          50
Registration Fee (each semester)      1000
Digital ID card 200
Course Fee (each Credit)        1000
Reexamination Fee (for each course)            350
Program Transcript Fee          400
Testimonial     100
Main Certificate Fee   500
Provisional Certificate Fee     300
Marks sheet    300
Semester Marks sheet            100

 

 

5. Master of Public Health (MPH)

Program Code 53
Title of the Degree Master of Public Health
Number of Semester 04
Each Semester Duration 06 months
Total Credit 60
Duration of the Program 2 years
Registration Validity 4 years (Since admission)
Eligible Criteria
Enrollment Once in a Year (January)
Selection Criteria
  • Applicant must be Graduates from any discipline;
  • Preference should be given to whom possess MBBS, BDS, MD, B.Sc.-in-Nursing degree and/or a three (03) to four (04) years Bachelor degree holder with a grade point average 2.5 or more on a scale of 4 and having experience in the health sector; Eligible foreign learners can also be apply through online.
  • Proficiency in English is essential for pursuing this program.
Required Fees Amount in Tk
Learners Guide and Admission Form Fee       1000
Academic Calendar Fee          50
Registration Fee (each semester)      1000
Course Fee (each Credit)        1000
Reexamination Fee (for each course)            350
Digital ID card 200
Program Transcript Fee          400
Testimonial     100
Main Certificate Fee   500
Provisional Certificate Fee     300
Marks sheet    300
Semester Marks sheet            100

 

6. Post Graduate Diploma in Medical Ultrasound (PGDMU)

Program Code 57
Level Post-Graduation
Number of Semester 02
Each Semester Duration 06 months
Total Credit 72
Duration of the Program 1 years
Registration Validity 2 years (Since admission)
Eligible Criteria
Enrollment Once in a Year (January)
Selection Criteria Admission Test
Required Fees Amount in TK
Application Form and  Admission Guide 1000
Each Course Fee (5 Course/Learner’s) 6000
Registration Fee 1000
ID Card Fee 200
Examination Fee (Each course) 1000
Library Fee 100
Semester Mark Sheet 100
Provisional Certificate 0
Main Certificate 0
Transcript 0
Final Mark Sheet 0
Academic Calendar Fee 100
Seminar Fee 3000
Others 500

 

Research Activities and Publications 

The faculty members of School of Science and Technology publish their research work every year in renowned national and international journals and conference proceedings. The research works are motivated by the academic interest and socio-economic development at national level as well. The school publishes a research journal named “Journal of Scientific and Technological Research (JSTR)” bi-annually. List of research activities of SST are given below-

  1. Challenges in Providing Support Services to the Distant Learners of School of Science and Technology at Bangladesh Open University.
  2. Quality Assurance and Quality control of distance education.
  3. Prospects and Challenges of Health Education through Blended Learning for the Professionals
  4. Implementing Online Courses in Bangladesh Open University (BOU): Challenges and Prospects
  5. Antimicrobial activity screening of selected medicinal plants of Bangladesh against antibiotic resistant human pathogens
  6. Analysis of Examination Question Papers According to Blomm’s Taxonomy: A Case Study on Bangladesh Open University
  7. Bioassay guided discovery of new medicines and agrochemicals from natural sources such as plants, fungi, actinomycetes, sponges, seaweeds, etc.


Laboratory Facilities of SST 

SST, BOU has set up different labs related with computer science (software, networking, digital hardware and electronics labs), physiotherapy (physical wellness lab) and biological science. Teachers, researchers and Learners of BOU can use state of the art instruments of these labs for tutorial class, training class, practical class, academic and research purpose.

 

List of Faculties:

Name and Designation 

Contact Information Research Interest

Dr. Sharker Md. Numan
Professor (Medical Science) 

&

Dean, SST 

Off: 9291111, 9291101-4/333,

Fax: 9291111, 9006141(Res), 01727210110(cell),
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Public Health, Epidemiology, Bio-Statistics, Instructional Design, LMS and ODL
Dr. K. M. Rezanur Rahman
Professor (Physics)


9291111, 9291101-4/333, 8922871(res), 01726202060(cell)
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Opto-electronics, Modeling, Fabrication and Characterization of Optical Wave Guides.
Dr. Farida Easmin Shelley
Associate Professor
(Medical Science) 

9291101-4/339, 01733452222 (cell)
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Public Health, Early Marriage and its Hazards.

Dr. Md. Abdul MojidMondol
Associate Professor (Pharmacy) 

9291101-4/327, 01712943214(cell)
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Natural Products Chemistry,Functional foods, ODL

Mohammad Mamunur Rashid
Associate Professor

(Computer Science) 


9291101-4/336, 01716115139(cell)
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Software Engineering, Information Retrieval &Security, Data Analysis, Software Developing, Educational Technology, E-Learning

MS.Saria Islam
Assistant Professor

(Computer Science and Engineering) 

9291101-4/335 (Office)

01717124676(Cell)
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Artificial Intelligence, Neural Network, Web Engineering, Image Processing, E-Learning.

A.S.M Mahmudul Hasan
Assistant Professor

(Computer Science and Engineering) 

9291101-4/334 (Office)

01717499984(Cell)
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Natural Language Processing, Artificial Intelligence, Image Processing, Cryptography and Network Security, ODL

Md. Moshiur Rahman
Lecturer

(Computer Science and Engineering) 

9291101-4/335 (Office)

01748987282 (Cell)
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Data Mining, Bioinformatics, Network Security, Artificial Intelligence, LMS and e-Learning

 

 

Officials:

Name and Designation 

Contact information

MS Nazida Begum

Assistant Director 

9291101-4/521 (Office)

01816267679(Cell)

MS Sabina Yesmin

Administrative Officer 

9291101-4/521 (Office)

Md. Shariful Islam Mridha

Administrative Officer

9291101-4/521 (Office)
01763721777 (Cell)

 
Contact to the School:   

        

Dr. Sharker Md. Numan
Professor
(Medical Science) & Dean
School of Science and Technology (SST)
Bangladesh Open University, Gazipur-1705.
Phone   : 9291111 (Direct), 9291101-04 Ext-333
Fax       : 880-2-9291111

Mobile   : 01727210110
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School Website : www.bousst.edu.bd

School Facebook page : www.fb.com/sstbou