Darul Ihsan University (DIU) is the first private university in Bangladesh established
in 1989 by Darul Ihsan Trust (DIT). It obtained formal approval from the Government
of Bangladesh in 1993 under the Private University Act 1992. The University, a brainchild
of Late Professor Syed Ali Ashraf (Who was also its founder Vice-Chancellor), is
a Unique Academic establishment, the only one of its kind in the country, modern
in outlook but faith-based in philosophy.