Faculty: Centre for Higher Studies and Research

Department: Centre for Higher Studies & Research (CHSR)

Program: Master of Philosophy

Course Outline


For admission to the MPhil Programme, candidates must have the following qualifications:

a.         The candidate must have 3/4-year Honors and 2/1-year Master degree.

b.         Candidates must have 1st division or GPA-4.00 out of 5.00 in SSC/Equivalent and HSC/Equivalent examinations or 55% marks for students who have appeared other than GPA system of examination.

c.         Candidates must have 55% marks or CGPA 3.00 (out of 4.00) for all subjects (other than science-related subjects) and CGPA 3.50 (out of 4.00) for science-related subjects from BUP or other recognized universities in Undergraduate and Post-graduate programs.

d.         Candidates must have at least 02 years of teaching/research experience in a recognized degree level educational institution or at least 05 years of job experience in government/private/autonomous/semi-autonomous body/ research institutions.

e.         The above-mentioned qualifications may be relaxed for the candidates having adequate experience in the relevant field of research with a standard research proposal.




1.         Candidates having 3rd division/ class and equivalent GPA/ CGPA at any public examination need not apply.


2.         Candidates registered with any university (including BUP) in the any programme (MPhil/ PhD) cannot apply for admission.





1.         Application Form can be downloaded from the Admission > Postgraduate Program > Doctor of Philosophy/ Master of Philosophy > Apply Now link of BUP website ( or can be collected from the Centre for Higher Studies and Research (CHSR), Room No.: 1214, 12th Floor, Academic Block of BUP.


2.         Application Processing Fee amounting Tk. 8,000.00 (Non-refundable) must be deposited at any branch of Trust Bank Limited, in favor of Centre for Higher Studies and Research, BUP (A/C Number: 0028-0210008998), Mirpur Branch, Trust Bank Limited. After deposition, please collect the Transaction ID from the bank and endorse it in serial 17 of the application form.


3.         Application (Hard copy) with required documents must be submitted to “Centre for Higher Studies and Research (CHSR)”, Room No.-1214, 12th Floor, Academic Block of BUP.


4.         Candidates have to attach the following documents along with the application:


a.         Approval letter from the employer or from the appropriate authority for the candidates who are working in a public or private organization.

b.         Five copies of passport-size photo - Lab print with mat paper (Civics).

c.         Attested copies of all academic marks/grade sheets/transcripts.

d.         Attested copies of all academic certificates.

e.         Evidence letter/certificate of related research work/teaching/other service experiences.

f.          Original copy of bank deposit Slip for application processing.

g.         Original copy of bank deposit slip for certificate equivalence (If applicable, see page no. 5).

h.         Application of certificate equivalence (If applicable).

h.         Hard copy(s) of published articles (MPhil applicants may also attach).

i.          Original copy of the Migration Certificate must be submitted during final admission time.

  1.       08 (Eight) copies of synopsis on the proposed title of research covering the following

Heads in sequence:


  1. Title
  2. Introduction
  3. Problem Statement
  4. The Rationale of the Study
  5. Literature Review
  6. Research Gap
  7. Research Questions/ Hypotheses
  8. Research Objectives
  9. Theoretical Framework/ Conceptual Framework
  10. Research Methodology
  11. Ethical Implications
  12. Expected Results
  13. Limitations of the Study
  14. Recommendation
  15. Conclusion





A.         Candidates are strongly advised to prepare the research proposal/synopsis in consultation with an academician having PhD from a reputed public/private university/research organization. The name of the supervisor should be mentioned on the cover page of the synopsis.


B.         The Length/Size of the Synopsis should not exceed 10-15 Pages (A-4 Size) and the Font Size should be 12 and Times New Roman.

C.         Download the applicant’s information form (MS word doc) from the admission link (see page no.3) and send the softcopy at

D.         Use your personal mobile no and e-mail ID on the application form.


5.         For any query, please email at


6.         For more clarification following numbers may be reached between 09:00 am to 01:45 pm during working days (Sunday – Thursday):


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