Military Institute of science and Technology (MIST), the pioneer Technical Institute of Armed Forces, started its journey from 19th April 1998. MIST is located at Mirpur Cantonment, which is on the northwest of Dhaka city. Mirpur Cantonment is well known to be as an Education Village of Bangladesh Armed Forces, a hub of knowledge for military and civil professionals. At present the institute has six degree awarding departments (CE, CSE, EECE, ME, AE and NAME) and few new departments are going to start soon (ie. Architecture (Arch), Nuclear Engineering (NE), Water Resource and Coastal Environment (WRCE) and Biomedical Engineering(BE) ). In view of the above, MIST will launch Bachelor of Architecture (B. Arch.) from January 2015.