Students seeking admission to the Department of Architecture must be admitted to American International University-Bangladesh, and have successfully completed all required formalities. Students from other degree-granting areas of the University and transfer students from other approved colleges and universities are also accepted. Transfer students must submit an official catalog containing course descriptions, an official and detailed transcript showing earned credits and evidence of good standing for evaluation.

The Office of Admission should be contacted for current information regarding acceptance of transfer credits. Students who major in architecture are recommended to take upper level math, physics, and computer courses (preferably Computer Aided Design).


You can choose any of the following 3 ways to apply:

  1. Submit information via Online Admission Form. Go to AIUB Main Page.
  2. Download the form, print it, fill-up and then submit it to the university.
  3. Go to the university and purchase a form and fill-up on spot.

During office hours, Admission Forms are available at the Admission/ Information office, 408/1, Kuratoli, Khilkhet, Dhaka 1229, Bangladesh. +880 18 4411 5000,+88 02 989 4229, +88 02 989 7387, +88 02 588 15387 (Ext. 100,199)

Admission Forms are also available during evening hours (2 PM – 8 PM) at the MBA Program Office, 408/1, Kuratoli, Khilkhet, Dhaka 1229, Bangladesh. +880 18 4411 5010, +88 02 841 4046-9, (Ext. 201)

Online Admission Form Fill-up (New Feature)


Step 1: Login (create a new applicant or use already created user name)

Step 2: Fill up all required fields with correct data and upload a recent color photograph

Step 3: Take print outs of the data page and reference number page

Step 4: Bring both print outs to the Information/ Admission office

Step 5: Pay the admission form processing fee

Step 6: Take the admit card for the admission exam

Admission Requirement For Architecture:

A total GPA of 6.00 with a minimum GPA of 2.75 in Science background.  Math must be included at HSC level. (Optional for CIS).

Minimum GPA 2.5 (in both O and A Levels separately) with no grade lower than ‘D’ among best 5 subjects in O’ level and best 2 subjects in A’ level. Math must be included at A’ level (optional for CIS). (Scale: A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2 & E=1)

High School Diploma/International Baccalaureate with minimum grade B in Math.

GED result will not be accepted.

Required Documents for Form Submission:

Attested Photocopy of all Board Mark Sheets and Testimonials / Certificates.

Three copies of Recent Colored & Clear Passport Sized Photographs.

For O’Level &A’Level Students, Attested Photocopy of Certificates/Hard copies (with cash in code).

A’ Level appeared candidates are required to submit attested photocopy of A2 Statement of Entry and Mark Sheets of their A’S LEVEL Exam(with cash in code).

Applicants in Freedom Fighter category  are requested  to submit attested photocopy  of  (i) “Provisional Certificate” from Ministry of Liberation war affairs. (ii) Mukti Barta/Indian List/PM signed Certificate      (iii) Gazette  (iv) “National ID” of the freedom fighter & Birth Certificate / Death Certificate of the Freedom Fighter. (v) Attested Internet Information of FF.

***Selected applicants in FF quota are requested to bring all these original papers during their admission.

Transfer Students:

The university accepts qualified students who wish to transfer from other universities that AIUB considers to possess equivalents curriculum and standard. Transfer applicants must submit official transcripts of all prior academic records. The university reserves the right in deciding how many credits (courses) will be transferred. Students on academic probation, suspension, or dismissal are not eligible for transfer admission

Transfer applicants who have been out of school for two consecutive semesters or longer must provide the admission office with a statement describing activities during this period.

International Students:

International applicants will be admitted with academic credit validation by the University for Comparable Courses completed in addition, the international need to provide:

  1. Government study permit
  2. Original transcript
  3. Valid Visa and Financial Statement

Conditional Admission:

Students may temporarily be admitted to the university pending availability of a examination result and transfer of credential. Once the university receives whatever has been pending, the students will receive regular admission to the respective faculty. The university reserves full right of granting or rejecting a prayer for conditional admission.

Orientations for Freshmen

An orientation program for freshmen (parents / guardians may be invited) will be conducted at the beginning of the semester. Policies and regulations of the University will be discussed. The office of Student Affairs will arrange the orientation and formally invite the freshmen.

Retention of Application Files

Applications for admission will be kept for one year from the original date of receipt. If the application has not been completed during this period, it will become invalid. Applications for admission which are completed and have been acted upon will be kept for one year from the date of acceptance. If a student does not register for any class during this period, the application will become invalid. Prior to an application files being invalid, the applicant will be notified by mail. If the applicant subsequently decides to enter the program at the University, he/she will be required to reassemble the entire application file. All documents submitted in connection with an application become the property of the University.


Registration and enrollment are the process by which one is enrolled as a student at the university for a semester. Registration includes advisement and course entry and results in a schedule of classes. Enrollment includes payment of tuition and other charges during a prescribed semester. Following are the responsibilities of the student:

  1. To become familiar with the university calendar appearing in the Catalog and many other media throughout the university. Familiarity with the calendar facilitates adherence to the registration process. The process helps to assure that a student will be enrolled in the required courses.
  2. To complete registration according to the university policy and regulations.
  3. To consult the academic advisor and secure appropriate signatures on the required forms. This will ensure that proper course sequences are being followed or the student’s curriculum.

In all cases in which a student has not completed registration by the end of the specified registration date, a late registration fee will be charged. A student enrolling for a semester must follow the following procedures:

  1. Secure the expected courses by online pre-registration before the final exam of the previous semester
  2. Confirm the pre-registration through the online registration system of the university
  3. Pay all required fees within 24 hours of registration. Otherwise, the registration will become invalid.

Dropping/ Adding or Withdrawing from Courses:

Students may drop or add courses during the designated drop/add period on the Academic Calendar. The dropping and adding of courses must be done using the registration system and maintaining the university policies. Course withdrawal begins after the end of drop/adds period. Students who wish to withdraw from an individual course must obtain a course withdrawal form from the Office of Registration and Records. Adjustment of tuition fees will be determined by the Accounts Office confirming to the established policies of the university.



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