Admission Guidelines


Army Institute of Business Administration (AIBA) has been designed in every aspect of American model. The undergraduate degree is for four years duration. Students take courses each semester and these courses have credits assigned to them and credits are counted towards the degree. Students are being graduated once they have the requisite number of credits & minimum grade point. Initially, the university offers the bachelor’s and master’s degree. The master’s programs are of two years duration. The university may also offer special courses tailored for people in the work force, e.g., diploma courses. Diploma holders with excellent grade point will have the option for higher studies in the proposed university. An academic year in the university is divided into three semesters – fall, summer and spring.

Key Points of AIBA: Army Institute of Business Administration (AIBA) is.

  • A leading Bangladeshi university with international facilities for quality teaching.
  • A university with a rich and fully automated library.
  • A university with adequate laboratory facilities; there are twelve different categories of lab allocation for Faculty of Science and Information Technology (FSIT).
  • A university with a full-fledged research center in the Faculty of Business and Economics (FBE).
  • A university with opportunities for higher study in Europe, Australia, and North America.
  • A caring university; the career development center (CDC) of AIBA provides jobs and internships for students.
  • A professional university with close links to industry and commerce.
  • An attractive university; the campus is at the center of the heritage site of Dhaka.
  • A safe and supportive university with impressive services, which pays attention to special needs.
  • A university with outstanding social, cultural and sports facilities for students.

Objectives: The specific targets & objectives of Army Institute of Business Administration (AIBA) are as follows:

  • An Information Technology & business education-based university which directly facilitates our students’ access to the international job market in Computer and IT fields.
  • The University has been established to provide Global Standard Education (GSE) in Bangladesh.
  • The University is committed to providing degree courses to GSE level and is accredited by internationally recognized accreditation bodies, like ACBSP, AACSB. Our aim is to establish degrees equivalent to those offered by universities in the USA through World Education Services (WES).
  • Providing high quality education for the development of human resources with the competence to compete in the contemporary world market.
  • Conducting and supporting research for the advancement of knowledge and the socio-economic development of the country through application of technology-oriented skills.
  • Contributing to the moral and ethical development of the common people to create a society, which is free from corruption, and is enduring and respectful of all beliefs and opinions for co-existence in peace and harmony in a good environment in society.
  • Creating a congenial academic environment for youth, free from political and other disturbances for their intellectual development.
  • Creating opportunities in education for all groups of people in the country, including rural and urban students as employees on campus, online and through distance learning education.
  • Developing and training students to meet the ever-growing demand for efficient marketing executives and IT personnel in Bangladesh.
  • Research and Monitoring Team (RMT) is engaged in new developments in education in developed countries to identify trends improving the standard of education.

Students: A direct link exists between a university’s mission and the characteristics of students served by its educational programs. Thus, program design and student selection are interdependent processes. Careful planning and implementation of these processes are necessary.

Student Selection: AIBA selects students consistent with its mission. The University should make continuous effort to achieve demographic diversity in its student enrolment. The policies for admission to degree programs at the undergraduate level should be clear. Retention policies for undergraduate students should be consistent with an objective of producing high quality graduates.

The Credit Hour System: The procedures of the credit hour semester system are accepted in the academic programs of AIBA, comprising 14 weeks of instruction each semester. However, there are 3 credit hour courses having 42 instruction hours. The credit hour system has flexibility for students with a view to proceeding according to their competence and eagerness as well as interest.

The Semester System and Semester Schedules: The adoption of the semester system in lieu of yearly system is an essential element of studying at AIBA. An academic year has three semesters, each of 4 months duration which are allocated in the following manner: 14 weeks of instruction and 2 weeks for registration and examinations.

Work Load and Expected Duration of a Program: A student with a typical workload has 15 credit hours per semester. 4 years are therefore required for completion of a Bachelor’s degree (Honors). A student in a Master’s program typically has 12 credit hours and 3 semesters are required for completion of Master’s degree. In addition, there is sufficient flexibility for students to modify these guidelines, should they so wish.

Army Institute of Business Administration (AIBA) International Admission Guidelines: Bangladesh is renowned for its rich culture and heritage, offering beautiful landscapes with exquisite natural beauty, fresh air, sea beaches, hill tracks, and more to explore. AIBA, the Army Institute of Business Administration, is committed to upholding the spirit of its oath “Excellence in Education,” contributing to the development of business and technological sectors in Bangladesh. Program Quality: AIBA programs are continuously updated by an independent academic council consisting of scholars from renowned academic institutions in the country. Graduates of AIBA are highly sought after and employed by corporate sectors in Bangladesh. Recognition and Rankings: AIBA has achieved recognition as one of the top 10 universities in Bangladesh, focusing on providing quality education and preparing graduates to meet the challenges of global business in the 21st Century. The university aims not only to be the best in the country but also in the South Asian region by providing quality education. International Accolades:
  • AIBA achieved a ranking of (301-400) in the world’s leading Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2020.
  • Top-ranking university in Bangladesh in the UI Green Metric World University Rankings in 2018.
  • Prestigious ASOCIO 2018 ICT Education Award and World Congress of IT (WCIT) 2017 Merit Award.
Admission for International Students: International students with equivalent admission qualifications are eligible for admission to AIBA as regular students or as special students for a part of the duration, with the possibility of acquiring transfer credits.

Admission Procedure:
  • Interested students should review the courses offered by AIBA and choose a program of study.
  • Academic papers, including certificates, transcripts, and a valid international passport along with a recent passport-size photo, must be submitted.
  • Eligible applicants will receive an Admission Eligibility Confirmation Letter and are required to pay a minimum of 200 Dollars through the AIBA Bank Account, which will be adjusted with the tuition fees.
  • After payment confirmation, an Offer Letter for Admission will be issued.

Visa Application:
  • After receiving the Offer Letter for Admission, applicants must apply for a student visa at the nearest Embassy of Bangladesh, submitting the Offer Letter and the prescribed visa application form.

Payment Information:
  • All payments are made in cash (in BDT or USD).
  • Payments can also be made through the AIBA bank account.

Bank Account Details:
  • AIBA Bank Account at BANK ASIA LIMITED, Shukrabad Branch, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
    • Account No: *********
    • Swift Code: xxxxxxxxx
  • AIBA Bank Account at DUTCH-BANGLA BANK LTD. Dhanmondi Branch, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
    • Account No: xxxxxxxx
    • SWIFT Code: ********

Tuition Fees:
  • Total tuition fees may vary based on the number of credits taken in each semester and the number of semesters.

  • Upon obtaining the student visa, applicants can enroll online from their native countries or complete the required formalities upon arrival in Bangladesh.

Online Admission:
  • Students can apply online by uploading all academic papers, passport photos, and passport details.

Physical Admission:
  • Physical admission can be done after arrival in Bangladesh. Applicants must collect the student visa before arrival.

Required Documents:
  • Submission of previous certificates, transcripts, a copy of a valid passport, and equivalence certificates is required.

Solvency Certificate:
  • International students must submit a bank solvency certificate to demonstrate financial capability.

Health Fitness:
  • A recent health fitness report is required to demonstrate physical fitness.

English Proficiency:
  • An English proficiency certificate is mandatory, or students can take admission in an English proficiency course certified by AIBA.

Admission Dates:
  • Admission dates for each semester are available on the AIBA website. International students are encouraged to contact the AIBA admission office at least 2 months before the semester starts.

Hall Facilities:
  • Accommodation costs are free for Bachelor program students during graduation.
  • For Master program students, the accommodation cost is 30 Dollars per month.

Special Notes:
  • AIBA will not arrange visas for foreign students but will provide necessary information to the embassy if required.
  • Providing false information or submitting fake academic documents will result in dismissal from the university.

International Admission Contact:
  • Army Institute of Business Administration (AIBA)
  • Loremipsum Smart City, Birulia, Savar, Dhaka – 1216, Bangladesh
  • Email:
  • WhatsApp: +88017XXXXXXX, +88018XXXXXXX