There are about 53 public universities in Bangladesh. No government organisation has ever ranked those universities. If the government takes any initiative the list will be updated. It is interesting that Bangladesh has only 6 universities before its independence in 1971 and it could touch the number of 15 till 2000. Near about 40 public universities has been established to fulfil the challenge of modern education and research.
In the year 2020, it has announced to establish 6 universities. Among them, Sheikh Hasina University is the newest one.