Th Government of Bangladesh had formulated the University Act and by virtue of the same act in 1986, the Shahjahal University of Science & Technology was established. The university has been conferred with various titles like specialized institute for Science & Technology by virtue of the versatile faculties available at the University.
Kumargaon, almost 15 minutes drive away from the heart of Syllhet City Centre is the location of Shahjahal University of Science & Technology. In the early days, there were only three departments – Physics, Economics & Chemistry; instituted in the curriculum for the students. Later, the number of faculties offered was increased and help the students to acquire the skill-set for building a better future. SUST is also one of those few university, who have offered free Wifi to the students and encourage them to explore the advancements in their subject across the globe.
Different faculties offered to the students at the University are as follows:
- School of Agriculture and Mineral Sciences
- School of Applied Science and Technology
- School of Life Sciences
- School of Management and Business Administration
- School of Physical Sciences
- School of Social Sciences