Bangladesh Institute of Glass and Ceramics

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Bangladesh Institute of Glass and Ceramics is a famous technical education institute in Bangladesh. This institute is one of the oldest institutes in Bangladesh. Here you discussed this institute. If you think the information about this institute will be helpful for you, read this article carefully for the detailed info.

History Of BIGS

The Bangladesh Institute of Glass and Ceramics was initially started its journey on 11th March 1951 named as “East Bengal Ceramics Institute”. After 9 years in 1960, this institute was renamed “East Pakistan Institute of Glass and Ceramics”. After the liberation war of Bangladesh in 1971 when Bangladesh emerged as an independent nation from Pakistan, the institute was again renamed as “Bangladesh Institute of Glass and Ceramics” in 1972.

About Bangladesh Institute of Glass and Ceramics

The Bangladesh Institute of Glass and Ceramics shortly abbreviated BIGC is a state-owned education Institute in Bangladesh. It is located in Tejgaon, Dhaka, 1208, Bangladesh. This institute is the oldest and only institute of its kind in Bangladesh. This institute situated on 22.00 acres of land. And this institute has about 3200 students, more than 100+staff.

Bangladesh Institute of Glass and Ceramics

Students Residential Hostel

There is only one hostel named Kabi Nazrul Chatrabash for boys in the institute which can accommodate nearly 120 students.

Library And Medical Center

There is also a large library situated in this institute. The library filled with various books from home and abroad. Students can read this book besides academic education and enhance their knowledge. For the primary treatment of the students, there is a medical center available here.


There is the canteen facility available here. The canteen arranges fresh and quality food for the institute.


For the student’s entertainment, there is a large playground available in this institute. The students can play here various types of games and give themselves pleasure.

Educational Information

The institute operates under the executive control of the Ministry of Education(MOE) acting through the Directorate of Technical Education (DTE). The academic programs and curricula are maintained under the regulation of the Bangladesh Technical Education Board (BTEB). Other information you will get in below keep reading.

Departments with Seat Number

This institute has two departments and these are Ceramic Technology, Glass Technology. 150 seats available in Ceramic Technology, and the Glass Technology holds only 50 seats.

Department Seat Number
Ceramic Technology 150
Glass Technology 50

Admission Qualification

After the pass the SSC exam you apply online to admit in this college. Before your online application, you have need some qualifications and these are SSC or equivalent exam result need minimum 3.50 and the individual CGPA need 3.00 in math or higher math and your age must be under 22. If you have these qualifications you can apply.

Admission Quota

Some quotas have been reserved in this institute. The female quota is 20%, SSC (vocational) 15%, minor ethnic group quota 2%, freedom fighter 5%, special needs student quota 5%, and 2% for children of officials or employees who are working in Ministry of Expatriates’ Welfare and Overseas Employment.

Course Information

In early this institute provide a 3 years long course, but the duration of the Glass and Ceramic Engineering Course has changed to 4(four) years from the year 2000. Now, this course is a part of the Diploma in Engineering curriculum under Bangladesh Technical Education Board.

Class Schedule

Like the all government polytechnic institute, this institute has also two-shift class schedules. The first shift starts from 08:00 AM and the second shift class starts from 01:30 PM.


This institute provides an internal scholarship to the students, they can make a good result in the semester final exam.

Contact Information And Official Website

Address: Tejgaon, Dhaka-1208
Phone: 88-02-9110319, 01718205188
Fax: 88-02-9110319