<b>Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder ADHD in DSM 5 A Trial for Cultural Adaptation in Bangladesh</b> The aim of this study was to adapt Attention deficiency hyperactivity disorder criteria in DSM 5 for measuring ADHD level of children of Bangladesh. Data were collected from 238 students ages between 5 to 17 years of three different schools of Dhaka city. Psychometric properties were measured through Cronbach’s alpha 0.748 , split half 0.785 , test retest 0.793 , which were satisfactory, respectively at 0.05, 0.05 and 0.01 level of significance. The demonstration of construct validity with Conner’s Parent Rating Scale CPRS R was 0.659 also satisfactory. Thus psychometric results support that ADHD criteria in Bangla is suitable for use in Bangladeshi context. Mental health professionals can use Bangla adapted ADHD criteria as a useful tool to assess children’s attention deficiency and hyperactivity. Adaptation, Attention deficiency, Hyperactivity, mental health workers 1419-1422 Issue-3 Volume-3 Shaheen Akhter | Sajani Akter | Mir Ayesha Akter | Sadia Afrin | Tanmi Akhter