Information about the scheme

Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) between the Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP) and the International Islamic University Chittagong (IIUC) for postgraduate special scheme program was officially signed on 21st August 2018 at IIUC Main Campus, Kumira, Chittagong.

The objective of the MoA is to provide the most convenient opportunity for the academic staff at IIUC and other public and private universities in Bangladesh to pursue their study with credible postgraduate degree programmes with affordable cost at UniMAP. In the MoA, the supervision will be done remotely where the students can do their research while working at their home country.

Information about the Scheme:

  • It is a 3-years (6-semesters) full-time regular PhD Program at UniMAP; or

        It is a 2-years (4-semesters) full-time regular MSc Program at UniMAP.

  • Students under the scheme will pay the tuition fee at a discounted rate during their study period as stated above.
  • The student will have to stay for a minimum period of 3 months at UniMAP during their study for completing the postgraduate registration, research proposal presentation and thesis defence. Staying in Malaysia may cost RM 1,000 to RM 1,200 (BDT 21,000 to 25,000) per month for food and accommodation excluding airfare. Return airfare may cost BDT 25,000 to 30,000 per person.
  • The student has the option to pursue his/her research while staying in Bangladesh under this Special Scheme.
  • Admission requirements can be found here.
  • The students will have to complete a compulsory Research Methodology course which will be conducted by UniMAP.
  • Interested candidates under the scheme are to make communications with UniMAP-IIUC Program Coordinator in Bangladesh before submitting the online postgraduate application at https://opa.unimap.edu.my/OPAVer2/ 


Programme Coordinator Contact Informations

Assoc. Prof. Dr Mohammad Aktaruzzaman Khan

Centre for Research and Publication (CRP),IIUC


UniMAP-IIUC Postgraduate Program under special scheme
International Islamic University Chittagong,
Kumira, Chittagong-4318



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Announcement 2020

 1. PIT12 - Notice for Thesis Submission - Online through OPI (online Postgraduate Information)

2. Manual : Step by Step Applying to Postgraduate Programme at UniMAP.  Click Here.

3. Three Minutes Thesis UniMAP 2020 : March 2020



PhD (Pub)

Admission Requirements

(a) A Master degree in engineering with at least five (5) years experience in related field; OR

(b) A Bachelor degree with at least second class upper (or equivalent) or a CGPA of 3.0 in the field of engineering with at least seven (7) years experience in related field;

(c) Provide an executive summary of the publication to show the results of research;

(d) A compilation of five (5) years related research (most recent research);

(e) Curriculum vitae and list of publications.

Standards PhD By Publication

(a) The candidate must be the first author or corresponding author of each publication;

(b) The candidate must be able to prove the originality of the research and meets the international standards published in journal(s) / conference(s);

(c) The quality of the accumulated must be commensurate with the standards of conventional PhD;

(d) Minimum of 3-impact journal publications with impact factor of 5.

Compilation of Publication

(a) Compilation of publications must contain a minimum number of 5000 words to a maximum of10,000 words, and contain the following information:

1) Details of each publication;

2) Declaration document affirming the publications belong to the candidate;

3) Prove of the publications are for academic purposes only;

4) The research must be written in Malay or English or translated into Malay or English. Duration of Study Full time: 6 – 24 months Part time: 12 – 36 months


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