Sonargaon University (SU) is established and operated by Sonargaon University (SU) Trust. The Trust is
registered, non-political, non-profit voluntary organization. The members of SU Trust are mostly eminent
entrepreneur from academic arena, felt the need for a private university to bring quality education within
the reach of students with modest economic means.
Having fulfilled the requirements as laid down in the Private University Act 2010, and after obtaining the
necessary clearance from the University Grants Commission (UGC) of Bangladesh and the permission of the
Government of Bangladesh (GoB) through the ministry of education, SU started its operation in 18 November
2012. The charter of SU as framed within the provision of the Act 2010; the Government empowers the
university to confer degrees diplomas and certificates in various disciplines.
The curricula as well as the programs of the university have been dully approved by the UGC. The Honorable
President of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh is the chancellor of SU. The Vice-Chancellor and Treasurer
are appointed by the Chancellor and the president of the country.