Iqbal Zafar Sharif, 24, son of Mojammel Hossain Pintu, hailed from Murshidabad of West Bengal.
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Golam Mawla, the superintendent of the dormitory, claimed that the 5th year student had taken his own life around 9am.
His friends saw his body hanging from the ceiling. They broke the door open and took him to hospital where doctors declared him dead, Mawla said.
It was not immediately clear why he had apparently killed himself.
The body has been sent to a morgue for autopsy, Sirajul Monir, Officer-in-Charge of Chandrima Police Station said.