The inauguration of Leading University (LU) on the 4th of March 2002 was a landmark in the history of higher education in Bangladesh. Initiation of the higher education operations by Leading University in Sylhet Division opened a new horizon that marked the beginning of quality education in the northeast region of Bangladesh. The university intends to maintain the benchmark of world class education. The university offers eight undergraduate programs and seven graduate programs under four faculties namely Faculty of Business Administration, Faculty of Arts & Modern Language, Faculty of Modern Science and Faculty of Social Science. Eight undergraduate programs are BBA (Hons), BA (Hons) in English, LLB (Hons), BSc (Hons) in Computer Science and Engineering, BSc (Hons) in Electrical & Electronics Engineering, BSc in Civil Engineering, Bachelor of Architecture and BA (Hons) in Islamic Studies. Graduate academic programs include MBA (Regular), MBA (Executive), MA in English (Preli), MA in English (Final), Master in Law (LLM), MA in Islamic Studies and Master in Public Health (MPH). In order to diversify its educational arena further, the university is going to open very soon the disciplines like Information Technology (IT), Tourism and Hospitality Management, Tea Technology, Pharmacy and other innovative disciplines. This will lead to fulfill the needs of the society as well as to attain the dynamism of new areas of learning.
Leading University has already gained its reputation in the job market with respect its quality of education and performed other vibrant activities that would contribute towards development of different corners of the society. Graduates who passed out from this institution are well placed in various responsible positions in the job market and are made significant contributions for the development of the country.
May Almighty Allah enable us to develop Leading University further in the days to come to attain a sustainable growth that would be dedicated to the enlightenment of the people of the region.
Professor Dr. Md. Qumruzzaman Chowdhury
Leading University, Sylhet.