HANDBOOK FOR MPhil AND PhD RESEARCH PROGRAM
OFFICE OF THE HIGHER STUDIES AND RESEARCH (OHSR)
BANGLADESH UNIVERSITY OF PROFESSIONALS (BUP)
a. Office of the Higher Studies and Research (OHSR) is responsible for
conducting research under UGC and BUP Research Fund and also
responsible for organizing MPhil and PhD Research Program. It offers MPhil
and PhD Program in the field of Arts and Social Sciences, Business
Administration, Disaster Management, Development Studies, Security and
Strategic Studies, Management and Leadership and Human Resource
Development. Scholars from diverse professional groups, college and
university teachers, civil servants of different cadres and the like from all
over the country join the MPhil and PhD Programs of BUP. This office
organizes national and international seminars, symposia, workshop and
lectures by outstanding scholars from home and abroad on different
important contemporary issues of Bangladesh.
b. This office also supports the faculty, affiliated researchers and
students for higher studies on the basis of their performance in course
and/or research work. It seeks to develop closer interaction among
government resource personnel and university teachers and faculty
members through seminars, symposia and research. It also seeks to
provide link between the University and the society at large through field
2. Research Degree Program.
a. Program. MPhil and PhD constitute BUP’s research program.
(a) The duration of MPhil Program is of two years out of which
1st year is for course work and 2nd year is for the research.
(b) The duration of registration is of four years. This may be
extended up to another two years by the Academic Council.