Why DIU is the Best
Letâ€™s have a look on the chronology that we should expose as much as we can, so that, everybody knows us and evaluate properly:
01. Permanent Campus: The seed of dream of a permanent campus had been implanted when DIU made an agreement with Amin Mohammad Group for purchasing 600 kathaâ€™s (i.e 1000 decimal/ 10 Acre) of land at Ashulia Sarnali Project (0near Uttara), Savar, Dhaka for building its own permanent campus on June 20, 2010. The seed of dream had started to sprout on 10th February 2011, one of the historic days for DIU era, when all of the DIU members visited the permanent campus by as many as 110 buses. Professor Nazrul Islam, Honorable Chairman of the UGC of that time, placed the foundation-stone on that day which actually commenced the infrastructural construction work of the much-awaited permanent campus of DIU. The university is happy to proclaim that it has already started class of Department of Real Estate there. Gradually classes of other departments will be commenced.http://news.daffodilvarsity.edu.bd/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=75:foundation-stone-laying-ceremony-of-diu-observed&catid=34
02. Quality Education: DIU is specially committed to quality education. Quality is ensured through regular classes, strict examinations and other academic and administrative measures. http://daffodilvarsity.edu.bd/in/adiu/history.php
03. Qualified Academicians: Our faculty members are highly qualified with brilliant academic backgrounds. Many have vast experiences in teaching and research.http://daffodilvarsity.edu.bd/faculty/index.php
04. Academic Diversity: The essence of the university is academic diversity. It offers a variety of programs under the Faculty of Science and Information Technology, Faculty of Business and Economics, the Faculty of Humanities & Social Science and the Faculty of Medical & Health Science. There are seventeen departments in the university now and the university is ardent to increase the number of subjects to meet the market demand of current competitive world. http://daffodilvarsity.edu.bd/faculty/index.php
05. Awards & Recognition from Various National & International Levels:
Daffodil International University (DIU) has achieved lot of Awards from both National & International levels. DIU achieved Prime Minister Award for Dhaka City Beautification project & President Award are among two examples from the National Level. Among the International Awards, achievement of the World Quality Commitment (WQC) Award-2010 in Gold Category basing on its extraordinary performance and remarkable contribution in higher education sector is a significant example.http://www.daffodilvarsity.edu.bd/wqc/index.phphttp://photo.daffodilvarsity.edu.bd/displayimage.php?album=24&pos=19http://photo.daffodilvarsity.edu.bd/thumbnails.php?album=24
06. Efficient Administration: Efficient administration of DIU is capable of solving problems quickly and effectively. The Vice Chancellor, Dean, Advisor, Registrar, Exam Controller and Departmental Heads take care of administrative and academic affairs.http://www.daffodilvarsity.edu.bd/in/adiu/manegmanet.php
07. ICT Facilities: DIU is the first complete digital university in Bangladesh for technology-based education and operation with such facilities as computer labs, education ERP and WIFI on campus. http://forum.daffodilvarsity.edu.bd/index.php/topic,1148.0.html
08. IT Expertise Recognition: DIU accorded Championship in IBBL IUT 3rd National ICT Fest-2011 in Hardware and Software Project Showcasing where a total of 18 projects of different public & private universities took part. http://news.daffodilvarsity.edu.bd/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=87:robotick-project&catid=34
This university became champion in IUBAT-Inter University Programming Contest 2010 The DIU team became CHAMPION, as well as got â€œAward of excellenceâ€ for solving all problems. 8 private universities named AIUB, BRAC, DIU, NSU, UIU, USTC, SUB and IUBAT attended the contest.
09. Wifi covered University: DIU is a university with Wifi coverage. Faculty members as well as students enjoy Wifi connectivity inside the campuses to be connected with internet at a wink.
10. Virtual University: DIU is fully automated and all its activities are done or recorded in the Virtual University. Every student and guardian can see any information relating to payment, admission, results, course offering and others. Students registration is completely online. http://daffodilvarsity.edu.bd/faculty/index.php
11. Lab facilities: The laboratories of DIU are considered as the country's best. There are digital labs in all departments. Departments under the Faculty of Science and Information Technology have their own specialized laboratories for practical.http://daffodilvarsity.edu.bd/in/facilities/labamenities.php
12. Ranking and Recognition: DIU is a top ranking university in Bangladesh. It has got national and international recognition in ICT, web, research and beautification campaign.
In UGC ranking, it is one of the top ten private universities.
Daffodil International University is now one of the best six universities among all other Public and private universities in Bangladesh in Webometrics ranking. Daffodil International University is now ranked 92 among all public and private universities of South Asia by Webmetrics Ranking of World Universities.http://www.webometrics.info/top100_continent.asp?cont=S_Asia;http://daffodilvarsity.edu.bd/in/adiu/nt1.php
13. Admission and Examination: Admission is taken in a transparent way and the rules of University Grants Commission. Examinations are also conducted in a strict fashion. http://www.daffodilvarsity.edu.bd/in/students/prospectivestudent.php;http://www.daffodilvarsity.edu.bd/in/students/examinationguideline.php
14. Library: DIU library is rich with printed books, e-books and journals. DIU takes pride for making a serene place for acquiring knowledge for students, who build their academic carrier and develop themselves for spreading the light of knowledge. It offers good facilities of reading. http://library.daffodilvarsity.edu.bd/opac/index.php
15. English Language Laboratory: DIU has an English Language Laboratory to help students learn English, particularly listening and speaking skills, properly. It is equipped with all necessary gadgets. http://daffodilvarsity.edu.bd/ell/
16. Credit Transfer Facility & International Collaboration: After graduation, students can easily transfer their credits to famous North American, European and Australian universities. http://www.daffodilvarsity.edu.bd/in/students/credittransfer.php
Following is the list with which DIU has International linkages:
a) Melbourne Institute of Technology(MIT), Australia
b) Mayville State University, United state of America (USA)
c) University of Bedfordshire, United Kingdom (UK)
d) University of Limerick,Limerick, Ireland
e) University of Ballarat, Australia
f) Orebro University of Sweden
g) Auckland Institute of Studies, New Zeeland
h) Paramount College of Technology, Malaysia
i) Szent Istvan University, Hungary
j) University of Americana, Paraguay. http://uamericana.edu.py/
17. Scholarship facilities: There are huge waiver benefits for financially needy students and scholarship facilities for meritorious students.http://daffodilvarsity.edu.bd/index.php/admission/scholarship
18. Email Facility: Every student, faculty member and employee has an individual email ID in university domain for better correspondence.https://www.google.com/a/diu.edu.bd/
19. Location: DIU has a good campus location at the heart of city centre, well accessible from all directions. http://daffodilvarsity.edu.bd/in/adiu/map.php
20. Competitive tuition fees: Though quality of education is high, the tuition fees of DIU are comparatively less among the private universities in Bangladesh. http://daffodilvarsity.edu.bd/in/scholarship/tuitionfees.php
21. Mode of payment: Its mode of payment is convenient. Students can pay their fees in several installments. Installments may be paid through CDM.
22. One student One Laptop
DIU is proud of its students and all the time think good of them. For empowering the students ICT knowledge, management has taken the initiative to provide Laptop to every student. With a view to making every student of DIU dynamic, the university has already initiated â€œOne Student One Laptopâ€ project, to which students also responded positively.http://daffodilvarsity.edu.bd/laptop/
23. Academic Programs: DIU has continuously been introducing subjects which have market value. An expert team is analyzing different effective subjects for new students on a regular basis.http://daffodilvarsity.edu.bd/index.php/component/content/article/110/1194-faculty-of-business-a-economicshttp://daffodilvarsity.edu.bd/index.php/component/content/article/110/1197-faculty-of-science-and-information-technologyhttp://daffodilvarsity.edu.bd/index.php/component/content/article/110/1196-faculty-of-humanities-a-social-science
24. Media coverage: DIU activities and events are regularly being covered in print and electronic media. DIU PRO section regularly provides updates of all events and programs in e and print media. http://newsletter-archive.daffodilvarsity.edu.bd/
DIU has an enriched Media Lab, which is capable to carry out all programs related to electronic media http://www.daffodilvarsity.edu.bd/in/facilities/mlab.php
25. Co-curricular activities: It has a lot of co-curricular activities for the students performed under different clubs. http://daffodilvarsity.edu.bd/in/facilities/club.php
Orientations, Reception, Farewells are regular programs organized by all departments separately.http://news.daffodilvarsity.edu.bd/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=94:orientation-program-of-dept-of-pharmacy-held&catid=34
DIU Debating Club (DIUDC) became Champion at the Grand final of the National Debate Championship 2011 organized by the Jahangirnagar University Debate Organization.http://news.daffodilvarsity.edu.bd/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=80:national-debate-championship-2011-&catid=34
26. Comfortable Classroom & Labs: Classrooms are neat and clean, air-conditioned, with comfortable seating arrangement. All the rooms carry multimedia projectors and proper ventilations & lights. Labs are well facilitated. http://www.daffodilvarsity.edu.bd/in/facilities/labamenities.php
27. DIU Forum: Faculty members and students can take part in different forums expressing their thoughts and opinions on any subject. Forum is an effective board to solving problem, getting answer & sharing productive & beneficial ideas.http://forum.daffodilvarsity.edu.bd/
28. Discipline: DIU is a completely disciplined educational environment. It is free from Politics, Smoking, Drug, Copying, Eve Teasing and other subversive acts and ethics. http://news.daffodilvarsity.edu.bd/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=47&Itemid=54&limitstart=36
29. Convocation and Foundation: DIU holds its convocation regularly to award certificates among its graduates. It also celebrates foundation day every year.http://daffodilvarsity.edu.bd/convocation/index.php
30. Strong Alumni: DIU provides lifetime alumni support for its graduates. Our alumni have been positioned at different leading levels in home & abroad.http://alumni.daffodilvarsity.edu.bd/
31. Auditorium: An auditorium with the facility of modern audio-visual equipments has been constructed in the main campus of DIU having sitting arrangement of almost 500 people. The auditorium is regularly used to conduct all seminars, symposium, cultural programs and many other co-curricular programs. http://www.daffodilvarsity.edu.bd/in/facilities/auditorium.php
32. Student Accommodation: DIU has arrangement of residence for female students. The accommodation provided upon requirements of the female students. DIU ensures comfortable stay, well environment and security in the resident.http://www.daffodilvarsity.edu.bd/in/facilities/hostelfacilities.php
33. News Letter: DIU publishes News Letter in every semester on a regular basis. The souvenir & News letters expose all updated events. http://www.daffodilvarsity.edu.bd/in/newsevents/newsletterarchives.php
34. Career Development Center (CDC): CDC is performing a pivotal role to ensure job and internship placement for the students of Daffodil International University. CDC is also responsible for arranging workshop, training programs, seminar, symposium, job fair in intra-university and inter-university level on regular basis for the professional development of students. http://www.daffodilvarsity.edu.bd/cdc/index.php
35. Research Center: To inspire and to involve the faculty members and students in research activities, DIU has setup three (03) separate research centers under each faculty, namely (i) Bureau of Business and Economics Research, (ii) Research Center for Science & Information Technology, and (iii) Research Center for Humanities & Social sciences. http://daffodilvarsity.edu.bd/hrdi/index.php
36. HRDI: DIU has a central Human Resources Development Institute (HRDI) which conducts developmental activities for the faculty members and other researchers. http://daffodilvarsity.edu.bd/hrdi/index.php
37. Publications: In DIU, the Faculty of Business & Economics and the Faculty of Science & Information Technology publish two separate biannual research-based journals. These journals contain highly scholarly research conducted by the renowned researchers and scholars of home and abroad. The faculty of Humanities and Social Science is going to publish a journal very soon.http://www.daffodilvarsity.edu.bd/library/opac/diu_journal.phphttp://www.daffodilvarsity.edu.bd/in/admission/publication.php
â€¢ 11th South Asian Games: Two students named Mr. Sun and Mr. Moon respectively, from the Department of TE won the Gold medals in the 11th South Asian Games in Karata Event. DIU family is really proud of these townie brothers who had brought this significant success for Bangladesh as well as for DIU.
â€¢ DIU Cricket Team: DIU team made us proud when they experienced a comprehensive victory in the Inter-University Champions Trophy by defeating ULAB!!
â€¢ 34th National Athletics Championships: The vigorous athletes of Daffodil International University showed an outstanding performance in the 34th National Athletics Championships of Bangladesh, held in the year 2009. DIU achieved 3rd position in this national event with 4 gold and 3 bronze. The Gold Medal Winners of DIU were: Ms. Hazera Akhter (Shot Put), Mr. Enamul Haque (5000m), Ms. Hazera Akhter (Javelin Throw) & Ms. Sathi Parveen (High Jump). A total of 692 athletes -- 531 men and 161 women -- from 81 teams took part in the meet.
39. Online Teachers Evaluation: In DIU, all the students evaluate their course teachers from anywhere from online. It is a compulsory process. Online evaluation ensures transparency of the evaluation. Teachers feel accountability to enhance their status so that they can get good marking from the studentsâ€™ part. Ultimately, this process increases quality education. http://erp.daffodilvarsity.edu.bd/vus/index.php?app=login
40. Forum, Blog: Forum http://forum.daffodilvarsity.edu.bd/index.php
& Blog http://blog.daffodilvarsity.edu.bd/
are two exquisite footings of DIU for sharing ideas, information & knowledge between teachers & students.
41. DIU has initiated another effective communication tools between teachers & students regarding Academic interaction named
Learning Feedback System (Social Web). http://sw.daffodilvarsity.edu.bd/
42. Campus Radio: DIU has introduced an Internet Campus Radio http://www.campusradio.ac/of
its own to increase interaction and activities among its students and teachers. Educative programs are being relayed regularly.
43. DIU is a member of AUPF: DIU participate to 10th Asian Universities Presidents Forum (AUPF) 2011, held at Vellore, India, followed by their invitation. DIU is the only university till date who achieved this rare invitation to take part in a grand event where more than 70 leaders from different prominent universities joined.
44. DIU is the member of IAU: Daffodil International University (DIU) achieved the membership of International Association of Universities (IAU) aâ€” worldâ€™s prestigious organization for education. As a global Association, IAU has 604 Member Institutions all over the world. Member Institutions are universities or degree-conferring higher education institutions whose main objective is teaching and research, irrespective of whether or not they carry the name of university. Through this membership of prestigious IAU, Daffodil International University will receive a formal receipt as well as other recognition and enjoy the facilities as its usual member. Other than DIU, there are 4 universities of Bangladesh who could attain membership of this aristocrat society.
45. UGC Recognition: DIU is the only university until to date, whatever judgment is done on different categories, stood among the best in position, for example, UGC Higher Committee by the Bangladesh Government.
46. Swedish National Agency: DIU has won attention of the Swedish National Agency for its remarkable achievement in education.
47. Amity Global Academic Excellence Award: DIU achieves Amity Global Academic Excellence Award for its attachment to profound scholars with impeccable academic background, who are highly respected in the academics and have been acknowledges worldwide for duly propagating the doctrine of knowledge and who have published many well researched books and technical papers in national and international journals and have held distinguished positions in many learned societies & institutions. Undoubtedly, a professional par excellence DIU has created many benchmarks in the field of education research and is truly a role for others to follow. The Award was given during the Inaugural Function of 14th International Business Horizon-INBUSH 2012
48. Research Bangla: DIU has won attention of the Research Bangla for its notable accomplishment in learning.
49. Female hostel: For the benefit of the female students, DIU has established 3 female hostels where more than thousand students can be allocated.
50. Education Minsterâ€™s Viewpoint: In a program, in front of the audience, Mr. Nurul Islam Nahid, honorable Minister, Ministry of Education declared that DIU is one of the topmost private universities which provide quality education (give video Link)
51. Declaration from the UGC Chairman: Amidst the crowd at the DIU 10th Foundation Anniversary 2012, Dr. A K Azad Chawdhury, honorable Chairman, UGC declared that DIU is among the topmost universities, which UGC considers, provide quality education. He was satisfied to see the rapid growth of the university in ten years.
(give video Link)
52. Top 5 Online Voting: DIU has attained popularity among top 5 online universities voting in the world.
53. Highest publication: DIU faculty members have highest publications altogether.
54. Highest Job Placement: DIU has provided its students highest (Full and Part Time) job opportunities. Qualified students are being employed in-house and outside.
55. Highest Number of Dignified Scholars: DIU has highest number of dignified faculty members of its own. A series of distinguished professors and other academicians are attached to DIU and take part in its mission to provide excellent education. A blend of well-experienced senior professors having foreign degrees and a galaxy of young and energetic teachers, passionately devoted with new technology, are engaged in teaching. DIU currently has over 250 full-time teachers and around 60 part-time nationally and internationally renowned teaching professionals and academicians.
55. DIU Achieved Awards and Ranking:
â€¢ A top Grad University, in the Ranking of Private Universities, Published by Swedish National Agency for Higher Education;
â€¢ Grade A University by Bangladesh Govt. High powered Committee in 2006
â€¢ 2nd Position in Private & 5th position among all the public and private universities in Bangladesh by "Webometrics Ranking of World Universities" in 2011.
â€¢ 3rd position in Research and Publications among all the private universities of Bangladesh
â€¢ Best Private University in Web Popularity by http://www.alexa.com/
â€¢ Beautification Award 2006 presented by the Honorable Prime Minister
â€¢ Presidentâ€™s Crest
â€¢ AHR Award, UK
â€¢ NAHE Award, Sweden
â€¢ World Quality Commitment (WQC) Award-2010
56. Largest Permanent Campus and City campus
DIU has attractive campuses located at convenient transportation points of the heart of Dhaka city at Sukrabad, Dhanmondi and Uttara
In Dhaka City there are five campus buildings of our own, with a total of 2,40,000 sqft floor space and about 250 modern and well equipped classrooms.
Ashulia Permanent Campus
The site for the permanent campus of DIU is situated on 20 acres of land at Ashulia in the calm, serene, green and open atmosphere free from the hustle and bustle of the city.
DIU is rapidly progressing with the construction of a new campus of an eight storied building. Work of more than 80,000 sq ft has already been done. Some departments have already started classes here.
57. Web Popularity: DIU has gained web popularity and consentingly holding an uprising position among all the websites.
58. Top two universities in Alexa.com Ranking in Bangladesh: DIU is among the top most universities of the world.
59. DIU is the best in country in any sorts of fare and authentic judgment: DIU will be counted best in country in any sorts of fare and authentic judgment done by any organization.
60. Drug & Smoking free Campus: DIU campus is free from smoke and all sorts of drugs. Students with such mal practices are strictly prohibited in DIU.
61. Ragging free: DIU is free from eve teasing, ragging, bullying free campus and nurtures an education friendly environment for all students.
62. Nurtures Ethical Order, native culture and respect for others: DIU fosters native, religious cultures, makes students respectful to others, builds a habit of strong morality and selflessness and discourages practices of disco and so called ultra- modern cultures. It maintains a decent dress code for all its students and other members.
63. Copying free Campus: DIU is a university which is free from copying and adopting unfair means in the exams. Teachers are very friendly and so students are prone to learn basic things and come out of copying in the exam.
64. Other Features of the university:
â€¢ two permanent female hostels
â€¢ a large transport pool
â€¢ a well equipped Gymnasium
â€¢ a 400-seat Auditorium
â€¢ a 100-seat hall with removable electronic writing board
â€¢ a modern Media Lab
â€¢ a vast prayer halls
â€¢ vast student lounges