Hajee Mohammad Danesh Science and Technology University (HSTU) is a public University in northwest Bangladesh. HSTU was established in 1999 at Dinajpur in Bangladesh. Formerly it was once an Agricultural Extension Training Institute (AETI) (1976-1988) followed by Hajee Mohammad Danesh Agricultural College (1988-1999). It is the first Science & Technology University in the Northwest Bangladesh. The University was established to make center of excellence in northwest Bangladesh based on the Agriculture faculty. It is considered to boost up Dinajpur region for sufficiency of food production. The Bangladesh Government has the policy to enhance the Agriculture and Science and Technology Education in for building future digital Bangladesh. There are eight faculties such as Agriculture, Computer Science and Engineering, Business Studies, Fisheries, Engineering, Veterinary and Animal Science, Science, Social Science and Humanities and one Post-graduate Studies. Now we have 45 departments under nine faculties including post graduate studies. Presently 130 international students (undergraduate-89 and postgraduate-41) are studying in this university; they are from Nepal, Bhutan, India, Djibouti, Nigeria and Somalia. We are proud for our international students as the number is the highest among the public universities in Bangladesh. Natural greenish beauty and Kataribhog rice (Aromatic rice) are the characteristics that always attract the tourists. Dinajpur is locate in 25.13°N latitude and 88.23°E longitude and at an elevation of 34.5 m above the mean sea level. Occasional rainfall in the monsoon is the feature of Dinajpur. The average rainfall is 190 to 200 cm and average temperature about 12°C is really enjoyable. A pleasant autumn and spring makes the life comfortable here. A colorful new years festival Pohela Baishak, Eid-day and Durga puja are dominantly celebrated by all the people in Dinajpur.
Green and pollution free
Wide range of cultural heritage
Cultural club activities
Attractive natural sight seeing
Train, Bus and Air communication are available with Dinajpur.