IIUC Mission and Vision
1. The Mission, Vision, Objectives and Motto of IIUC:
1.1 Introduction: International Islamic University Chittagong (IIUC) is one of the top graded government approved private universities in Bangladesh. Having fulfilled the requirements as laid down in the Private University Act of 1992, and after obtaining the necessary clearance from University Grants Commission (UGC), and the permission of Government of Bangladesh (GOB) through the Ministry of Education, International Islamic University Chittagong (IIUC) started functioning on February 11, 1995. The credit for the idea of establishing this University goes to International Islamic University Chittagong Trust (IIUCT).
IIUC framed its own Statutes, Ordinances and Regulations governing the manifold activities of IIUC - academic, administrative, financial, student welfare, discipline etc. as per the Private University Act, 1992, 1998 and revised Act, 2010. Most statutory bodies formed under the provisions of the Act have since then been functioning.
1.2 The Mission of the University is to produce through the pursuit of education properly trained up manpower to contribute to socio-economic development and moral upliftment of the society and to cultivate in our students expertise as well as ethical sensitivity, intelligence and an ability to think independently beyond their areas of study, so that they can sustain justice in all walks of life.
1.3 The Vision of the University is to offer nationally competitive and internationally recognized opportunities for learning to make this University as the Centre of Excellence in different areas of scholarship, like Shari’ah and Islamic Studies, Business Studies, Social Science, Science & Engineering, Arts & Humanities, Law, and such other faculties that will be introduced in future. Its door is open to the admission seekers from all over the world, regardless of race, region and religion. This university cherishes the dream of becoming one of the highest seats of learning and creator of knowledge in the South East Asia.
1.4 The objective of the University:
a. To create a new generation of competent youths, who will be equipped with academic excellence, professional expertise and adorned with moral height.
b. To follow a policy of continued Modernization of Knowledge and academic curricula in different disciplines of education so that its students can imbibe the true spirit of religious value as an effective guiding principle in their profession and daily life.
1.5 The Motto of the University is to “Combine Quality with Morality”.
2. Teaching Methods and Policy:
2.1 Methods: Outcome–based education (OBE) and Bi- Semester system of Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) through self-examination and external review. In this process students are evaluated throughout a course of study rather than exclusively by examination at the end. It is multidimensional based on student’s (a) attendance in the Classes; (b) performance in Assignments and Class Tests ,(c) Scores in the Mid-Term and the Final Examination (d) Lab. Reports, (e) Thesis/ Project/ internship, (f) Presentations (g) Viva-voce , (f) Industry visits (g) Co-Curricular and Extra-curricular activities.
2.2 Policy: The University is committed to the life-long success of students in its undergraduate and master's programs through high-quality instruction and learning experiences. IIUC follows an Integrated Education Policy, by which a student achieves holistic learning through awareness of his surroundings and other relevant knowledge bases. IIUC emphasizes the diffusion of scientific, technical and professional knowledge on the one hand, and building up of character in youth by making religion and ethics an integral part of education on the other. In this regard, there are some courses for the students of all Faculties at IIUC, which are not a part of the main curriculum of the Departments, but those are named as University Requirement Courses (URC).
2.3 Morality Development Program: IIUC offers studies on the values of mutual respect and peaceful co-existence through the courses under the “Morality Development Program (MDP)” for all students of the university irrespective of caste, creed or religion.
2.4 Co-Curricular and Extra-curricular activities: IIUC supports student participation in a broad array of Co-Curricular and Extra-curricular activities as an integral component of its commitment to student life and success. These activities mainly include leadership training, cultural, environmental, recreational and social activities, debating and public speaking programs, intellectual discussions, games and sports, excursion and study tours at home and abroad to complement their academic pursuits. By these activities students develop the capacity to express out themselves properly, maintain personality and learn to respect others through the mutual understanding among people of various regions, religions, beliefs and cultures. All Co and Extra-curricular activities are run by the clubs named after the Departments such as Computer club, Business club etc under the close supervision and monitoring of Students Affairs Division (STAD).
2.5 Student Advisor: IIUC provides academic career and student welfare counseling by the Student Advisor of the respective section of students under each Semester.