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Military Institute of Science and Technology (MIST)


Military Institute of Science and Technology (MIST) started its journey since 19 April 1998. It is the pioneer Technical Institute of Bangladesh Armed Forces, It was the visionary leadership of the Honorable Prime Minister of People’s Republic of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina to establish this Institute.

MIST is located on the northwest part of Dhaka City at Mirpur Cantonment. Mirpur Cantonment is well known to be the ‘Education Village’ of Bangladesh Armed Forces and a hub of knowledge for military / civil students and professionals.

First Academic Program was launched on 31 January 1999 with the maiden batch of Civil Engineering (CE). Computer Science & Engineering (CSE) Program was started from academic session 2000-2001 followed by Electrical, Electronic & Communication Engineering (EECE) and Mechanical Engineering (ME) Programs from 2002-2003. Aeronautical Engineering (AE) and Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering (NAME) program were started from 2008-2009 and 2012-2013 respectively. Besides, four new departments started their academic session from 2014-2015 i.e. Nuclear Science & Engineering (NSE), Biomedical Engineering (BME), Architecture (Arch) and Civil, Environmental, Water Resources & Coastal Engineering (CEWCE). Industrial Production Engineering (IPE) and Petroleum & Mining Engineering (PME) started from 2016-2017.

Location

Military Institute of Science and Technology (MIST) is located on the northwest part of Dhaka City at Mirpur Cantonment. Mirpur Cantonment is well known to be the ‘Education Village’ of Bangladesh Armed Forces and a hub of knowledge for military / civil students and professionals. Prestigious institutions like, Bangladesh University of Professionals (BUP), National Defence College (NDC) and Defence Services Command and Staff College (DSCSC) are located in this cantonment. It’s quiet and serene environment offers very congenial academic atmosphere in all the campuses. Its picturesque surrounding with lake, overhanging trees alive with chirping birds and green fields add splendor to the panoramic beauty of Mirpur Cantonment. Nature’s bounty makes MIST an enchanting campus – ever endearing to the young.

History

MIST started its journey since 19 April 1998. It is the pioneer Technical Institute of Bangladesh Armed Forces, It was the visionary leadership of the Honorable Prime Minister of People’s Republic of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina to establish this Institute.

First Academic Program was launched on 31 January 1999 with the maiden batch of Civil Engineering (CE). Computer Science & Engineering (CSE) Program was started from academic session 2000-2001 followed by Electrical, Electronic & Communication Engineering (EECE) and Mechanical Engineering (ME) Programs from 2002-2003. Aeronautical Engineering (AE) and Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering (NAME) program were started from 2008-2009 and 2012-2013 respectively. Besides, four new departments started their academic session from 2014-2015 i.e. Nuclear Science & Engineering (NSE), Biomedical Engineering (BME), Architecture (Arch) and Environmental, Water Resources & Coastal Engineering (EWCE).

Foreign students from Sri Lanka, Nepal, Maldives, Palestine, Afghanistan, South Sudan and Gambia are also studying in different Engineering Programs.

Vision

With its foundation in technology, sciences and professional practice, MIST advances the discovery and application of knowledge that accelerates economic growth, national/regional development and social innovation and inspires graduates who will continue to make an impact on the world, as it is and as it will be.

Mission

  • Provide superior undergraduate and graduate programs that are technology-enriched and responsive to the needs of students and the evolving workplace.
  • Conduct research that creates knowledge, solves problems, results in economic and social innovation and engages students.
  • Facilitate life-long learning that is flexible, inclusive and emphasizes college university transfers.
  • Develop academic and research collaborations with industry and community that stimulate and enhance the region and institute at home and abroad.
  • Cultivate a dynamic learning environment for students by promoting social engagement, fostering critical thinking and integrating experiences inside and outside the classroom.

Values

  • Integrity and Respect-We embrace honesty, inclusivity, and equity in all that we do
  • Honesty and Accountability-Our actions reflect our values, and we are accountable for both.
  • Dedication to Quality and Intellectual Rigour-We strive for excellence with energy, commitment and passion
  • Pursuit of Innovation-We cultivate creativity, adaptability and flexibility in our students, faculty and staff


Motto

As an Institution without gender biasness, MIST is steadily upholding its motto “Technology for Advancement” and remains committed to contributing to the wider spectrum of national educational arena, play a significant role in the development of human resources and gradually pursuing its goal to grow into a ‘Centre of Excellence’.

Objectives

  • To establish a prestigious academic institute for studies in different fields of engineering and technology for military personnel and civil officials / students of home and abroad at degree and post graduate levels.
  • To organize courses on military science, technology and management in various arenas of interest.
  • To hold examinations and confer certificates of diplomas/degrees, other academic distinctions, to and on persons who have persuaded a course of study and have passed examinations conducted by the institute.
  • To confer research degrees, award fellowship, scholarship, exhibition, prizes, medals and honorary degrees to persons who have carried out research works under conditions as prescribed in the MIST regulations.
  • To establish teaching Divisions (Div), Departments (Dept), Centers, Faculties etc and to make necessary arrangements for their maintenance/management/administration.
  • To make provisions for advisory, research and consultation service including supervision, material testing and to enter into suitable agreement with any persons/organizations for this purpose.
  • To co-operate with Universities/ Technical Institutions (both military and civil) including memoranda of understanding (MOU) at home and abroad, in the manner and purpose as the institute may determine.
  • To do such other acts, related to above-mentioned objectives, as may be required in order to expand the objectives of the institute.

Why to study at MIST?

We are a progressive institute with a focus on innovative research that has real impact and is recognized internationally. At MIST, students are at the centre of everything we do. Producing career-ready graduates informs what we teach and how we teach it. Our commitment to high-quality teaching, is what makes us educational leaders in science and technology.

We can help you to reach your study and career goals through a wide range of courses. You’ll receive individual attention and attend small, manageable classes. You’ll enjoy an exciting and dynamic experience at our modern campus. Our impressive network of industry links inform our programs and provide you with valuable work experience opportunities.

All of these things mean you develop the necessary skills and knowledge to contribute to the modern, global economy.

Briefly, the salient features of MIST are:

  • Rigorous admission and selection process for best possible screening.
  • Interactive sessions in the classroom.
  • Regular guest lectures and educational visits.
  • Culture of timeliness, commitment and uninterrupted curriculum.
  • Flexibility in choosing competent faculties through outsourcing.
  • Well thought-out and continuous feedback and assessment system.
  • Effective teaching through innovative method.
  • Industrial attachment for on job training.
  • Emphasis on code of conduct and dress code.
  • Focus to develop students as good human with all possible attributes of successful leader.
  • Tranquil, pollution free and secure campus life.


International Collaborations


  • MoU with reputed universities and organizations of the world like Ohio State University (USA), City University (UK), Kothlewala Defence University (Srilanka), ATI (Thailand), UTM (Malaysia), US Naval Academy, Organization of Internal Water Modeling (Bangladesh) and many more.
  • Faculty exchange program with India and UTM Malaysia
  • International research supervision of Flensburg University, Germany


Contact Info:

Mailing Address: Military Institute of Science & Technology (MIST) Mirpur Cantonment, Dhaka-1216, Bangladesh

Director Administration: +88-02-9013166, +88-02-9010049 Ext:3820

Colonel Staff: +88-02-9011414, +88-02-9010049 Ext:3804, +88-02-9011311, info@mist.ac.bd

Admission Officer: +88-02-8035419, +88-02-9010049 EXT:3842 (Upto 14:30 hrs)

Website: www.mist.ac.bd



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