Ahsanullah Institute of Technical and Vocational Education and Training (AITVET)has been committed to provide an outstanding practical engineering and technical education. Established in 1995 by Dhaka Ahsania Mission (DAM) and approved by Bangladesh Technical Education Board (BTEB), we proudly stand as the first private prestigious Diploma in Engineering Institute in Bangladesh.
Since its inception, AITVET is a leading technical engineering institute for the study. Till now, AITVET is playing a crucial role in the social and economic development of a nation.
As a post-secondary Institute, AITVET offers an academic four years course in various fields of engineering by following the standard curriculum provided by the Bangladesh Technical Education Board (BTEB).
For the overall development of a student, the curriculum is not only a single criteria. The holistic growth as well as to develop the various facets of personality development be supplemented with co-curricular activities and extracurricular activities. Together with the subject of the curriculum, AITVET encourages students to participate in co-curricular activities (such as Programming contest, Project exhibition, Homework, Assignment, etc.) and extra-curricular activities (such as cultural activities, sports, etc.)
The mission of the AITVET is to prepare engineers for innovation and leadership careers in the country as well as in the global industrial market place, for the purpose of positively contributing to the well-being of the economy of Bangladesh. We believe, “If one takes Technical Education, he/she will find work all over the world”.
The Nobel mission of AITVET is guided by skilled and experienced teachers. The teachers are committed to the implementation of vocational education; along with developing oneself as a responsible individual. The primary target of a teacher is to support students to achieve their highest potential and prepare them for the challenges of the new century. At the end of their diploma engineering course, teachers favor the students to find them suitable jobs for their future and discovering new ways to make life better for the general public.
Dhaka Ahsania Mission is a non-profit voluntary organization in Bangladesh. The Mission was established in 1958 by Khan BahadurAhsanullah, an outstanding educationist and social reformer of undivided India. It is one of the largest NGOs in Bangladesh and has helped 1.9 million women achieve economic solvency. The mission has now emerged as one of the major development organizations of the country.
Ahsania Mission has been functioning in mainly four subdivisions of development- Education, Health, Livelihood and Human Rights and Social Justice. It has achieved accomplishment during the last three decades in the fields of Non-Formal Basic and Continuing Education, Technical Education and Skills Development, Gender Development, Environmental Development and Preservation, Child Rights and Elimination of Child Labor, Prevention of Tobacco and Drug Addiction and HIV-AIDS, Poverty Alleviation, Water and Sanitation, Prevention of Woman and Child Trafficking, Training, Research etc. In the meantime, the Mission has been approved Consultative Status with UNECOSOC and Operational Relations with UNESCO.
Some of the institutions of Dhaka Ahsania Mission is the Ahsanullah University of Science and Technology (AUST), Khan BahadurAhsanullah Teachers Training College (KATTC), Ahsania Mission College (AMC), Ahsanullah Institute of Information & Communication Technology (AIICT), Ahsanullah Institute of Technical and Vocational Education and Training (AITVET), Ahsania Mission Institute of Medical Technology (AMIMT), Ahsania Institute of Technology and Business (AITB), Ahsania e-Solutions (AeS), Ahsania Mission Book Distribution House (AMBDH), Ahsania Mission Cancer & General Hospital (AMCGH), and NCAM also founded Nalta Sharif Ahsania Mission Orphanage (NSAMO) at Dhaka, naming it in honor of the founder.
The motto of Dhaka Ahsania Missionis “Divine & Humanitarian Service“.
Khan BahadurAhsanullah (R.)
Khan Bahadur Ahsanullah, was born in Nolta village in the district of Satkhira in 27 December1873. He was an educationist, litterateur, Islamic theological scholar and social worker. After initial schooling at a village primary school, he went to Nolta Middle English School, Taki Government High School, and London Missionary School in Kolkata, from where he passed the Entrance Examination in 1890. He then studied Hugli College and in 1895 he completed his MA in Philosophy from Presidency College, Kolkata. At that time he also studied law at Ripon College, Kolkata.
Ahsanullah started his career in 1896 as a supernumerary teacher at Rajshahi Collegiate School. After a couple of months, he was appointed Additional Deputy Inspector of Schools at Faridpur. In 1898, at the age of only 25, he was appointed Deputy Inspector of Schools.
In recognition of his merit and diligence, he was appointed Headmaster of Rajshahi Collegiate School in 1904, the first Muslim appointed to this post. Within a very short time he was again promoted to the post of Divisional Inspector of Chattogramdivision in 1907. In 1912 he was appointed Additional Inspector of Presidency Department. He was then appointed Assistant Director of the Department of Education, being the first Muslim in this post as well.
Ahsanullah was a Senator of University of Calcutta. In consideration of his extraordinary contribution to the field of education, his honesty, and devotion to duty, the British Government conferred on him the title of ‘Khan Bahadur’. He retired from government service in 1929, at the age of 55.
During his career of 33 years, he not only served the government dutifully but also was devoted to the welfare of the neglected and backward Muslims of his community. With his own vision of a better society, characterized by a wealth of moral and spiritual values of the highest humanism that are universally acclaimed through ages and manifested in every sphere of life, social, economic and cultural; and access to education and resources, he established the Dhaka Ahsania Mission in 1958. His remarkable educational reforms include among others introduction of roll number system in the public examination and creating equal opportunity for education of all groups of people in the society. Khan BahadurAhsanullah urged that special privileges be given to Muslim employees in the Department of Education. Ahsanullah helped to established many educational institutions during his lifetime.
Khan BahadurAhsanullah wrote books on Bangla Language and literature, religion and cosmology. He wrote a biography of the holy Prophet (Sm) and 79 textbooks. His Amar Jibandhara (1946) is a remarkable autobiography written in Bangla.
Khan BahadurAhsanullah died on 9 February 1965 at Nolta.