For the consecutive second year, BRAC University emerged as country’s top university in research investment. According to the 47th annual report of University Grants Commission (UGC), BRAC University has spent the most on research in 2020 out of 150 universities, which is Tk 55.23 Crore. Meanwhile, the number of the publications of BRAC University was 378.
Among the public universities, Dhaka University spent the most on research – Tk 6.61 crore. Among the private universities, Daffodil International University spent Tk 12.16 crore, American International University Bangladesh Tk 9.30 crore, University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh Tk 8.37 crore and North South University (NSU) Tk 6.17 crore.
Earlier in 2019, BRAC University also emerged as the leading institution in research investment with Tk 37.9 crore, according to, the annual report of the of UGC.
Source - https://www.dhakatribune.com/education/2022/01/04/ugc-report-universities-struggling-to-spend-research-budget