Since its inception in 1992 Bangladesh Open University (BOU) is the only university in the country which provides Open and Distance learning (ODL). In the meantime BOU has become a mega university having 424,067 learners in the secondary, higher secondary and higher level in the year of 2012. During this time, BOU has contributed immensely in the development of the country. School of Science and Technology (SST) is one of the 6 schools of the university. The main objective of the school is to provide Science and Technology based quality education and to convert our vas unskilled population into skilled science and technology-based skilled peoples. The school has started its journey by offering Diploma in Computer Science and Application (DCSA) program in the year of 1998. It has launched Bachelor of Science in Nursing program in the year of 2003. In the In the mean time SST has produced more than 1,200 talented diploma holders in Information Technology and more than 1,700 nurse graduates. In addition, the school has proved its worthiness in producing qualitative products in the field of Science and Technology.
SST will establish its great stature as the hub of knowledge production, interchanging and sharing. Based on its recent experiences and achievements, the school is going to offer additional programs like Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Master of Public Health. In addition, SST will develop and provide variety of short courses for IT professionals, village doctors and nurses to serve the nation.
With the advent of the knowledge-information society the world today has become a society in which the entire populace pursuing learning throughout their lifetime. The school will take every effort to lead our nation to become a science and technological knowledge based country. SST dreams of a beautiful country where people will live in harmony by becoming a driving force to convert the nation into technological knowledge based society. Further, the school will continue its efforts to make the school as a model of science and technology-based education center. The school is to strive its level best to gather and exchange technological knowledge and its applications with the collaboration of the eminent global institutions. The website would contain academic program, admission and result information etc. More information will be added in the coming days.
I hope our web-site would be useful for prospective learners.
Dr. K. M. Rezanur Rahman
Professor and Dean
School of Science and Technology
Bangladesh Open University