As per the Private University Act 2010 under article 19, The Academic Council is the principal authority of Academic activities of the University. The Academic Council recommends the educational policies of the University and also determines the curricula and courses that can help achieve high educational standards. The council is currently composed of the following academics and professionals:

Duties and Responsibilities of the Academic Council of CUST

  • The Academic Council of CUST is the coordinating body of the faculty and shall deliberate on any matter within the purview of the faculty for the purpose of formulating general policy for approval or disapproval of the faculty.
  • The Council shall work with the Syndicate in planning the agenda for meetings of the faculty in order to provide for timely and appropriate discussion of faculty business.
  • The Academic Council shall maintain communication with members of standing committees and collect formal reports from the chairs of all standing committees on a yearly basis.
  • The Council shall act in an advisory capacity to the Syndicate and give advice on the setting of priorities and the planning of long-range goals for the university.
  • The Council shall supply the faculty with information on yearly basis relevant to its participation in the formulation of the goals and priorities of the university.
  • The Council shall serve as a nominating committee for elective members of standing committees of the faculty, submitting to the faculty at least one week in advance of the faculty meeting.
  • Elected members of the Council shall serve as a hearing committee, when a hearing is to be held, in cases involving the dismissal or suspension of a faculty member or charges of unprofessional conduct against a any of them.
  • The council shall make University Ordinance for the proper conduct of teaching, research and examination and for promoting academic life in the University and the institutes.
    The council shall lay down conditions under which the students may be given admission to the various courses of studies and the examinations held by the university.
  • The council shall propose to the Syndicate schemes for constitution of University, Departments and Boards of Studies.
  • The council shall make University Ordinances for the award of Fellowships, Scholarships, Medals and Prizes.

Perform any other task assigned by the competent authority.

Members of the Academic Council

Prof. Dr. Md. Monjur Hossain

Vice Chancellor


Prof. Dr. Safayet Hossain

Dean, School of Business & Industrial Development


Prof. Md. Mujibur Rahman

Dean, School of Computer Science & Information Technology


Md. Sajedur Rahman

Asst. Prof. & Chairman (Incharge), Dept. of Business Administration


Sk. Mamunur Rashid

Asst. Prof. & Chairman, Department of Computer Science & Engineering


Nominated by the Board of Trustees (BoT), CUST

Mr. Zakaria Shapon

Founder & CEO, IPAY Systems Ltd.


Eng. Mohammad Ali

DMD & CTO, Pubali Bank Ltd.


Mr. Zahidul Hasan Mitul

MD, Business Automation Ltd.


Nominated by the Syndicate, CUST

Prof. Dr. Md. Abul Bashar

Vice-Chancellor, Sonargaon University


Prof. Dr. Sabbir Mostafa Khan

Dept. of Water Resources Eng., BUET


Md. Shamim Halder

Registrar (Acting)

Member Secretary