The first institute of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology was established in 2007. The aim and objective of the institute is to promote and provide facilities for post graduate study in ICT for graduates from various disciplines and to actively pursue research in ICT in order to develop knowledge based products and services. The institute will also develop ICT facilities in order to create an on-campus environment conductive to enthusiasm, innovation, and enterprise and to nurture innovative ideas and incubate promising initiatives. In the same time institute will try to produce manpower and expertise in ICT by carrying out training in diverse areas for those interested in taking ICT as a profession as well as those already engaged in the profession. The institute will also provide consulting and advisory services to public and private organizations.