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National University of Sciences and Technology

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1

world rank

1864

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Overview

Founded in 1991, National University of Sciences and Technology is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large city of Islamabad (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Islamabad CT. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Karachi, Rawalpindi, Risalpur. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Education Commission, Pakistan, National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 9,000-9,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank course levels and areas of studies matrix below for further details. This 26 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 0-10% making this Pakistani higher education organization a most selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. NUST also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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General Information


Name
Acronym NUST
Founded 1991
Motto Defining Futures
Colours Blue and white
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Location


Address Sector H-12
Islamabad
44000 Islamabad CT
Pakistan
Population range 1,000,000-5,000,000
Telephone +92 (51) 9085 1101
Telefax +92 (51) 9085 1107
Other locations Karachi, Rawalpindi, Risalpur
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Areas of Studies


Undergraduate Postgraduate

Pre-Bachelor degrees
PreBachelor degrees


Bachelor degrees
Bachelor degrees

Master degrees
Master degrees

Doctoral degree
Doctoral degree
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Important: please contact or visit the official website of National University of Sciences and Technology for detailed information on areas of studies and course levels currently offered; the above information matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Yearly Tuition Range


Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local students 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro) 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro)
International students 2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro) 2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro)

Important: the above average yearly tuition ranges do not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate National University of Sciences and Technology's office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above tuition range information is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Admissions


Gender Admission Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 0-10%
Admission Office Registration Br, NUST Campus, Sector H-12
Islamabad 44000
Phone +92 (51) 9085 1041

Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate National University of Sciences and Technology's Admission Office for detailed information on a specific admission selection policy and acceptance rate; the above University admission information is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Size and Profile


Student Enrollment Total Student Enrolment 9,000-9,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty and Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None
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Facilities and Services


Library University Library Yes Go to National University of Sciences and Technology's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes

Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Important: please contact or visit the official website of National University of Sciences and Technology for detailed information on facilities and services provided, including the type of scholarships and other financial aids offered to local or international students; the information above is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition Accreditation Seal

Higher Education Commission, Pakistan


Year of first Accreditation

1991


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Government of Pakistan
  • Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC)
  • Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC)
  • National Computing Education Accreditation Council (NCEAC)
  • National Business Education Accreditation Council (NBEAC)



Important: this section is intended to include only those reputable organizations (e.g. Ministries of Higher Education) that have the legal authority to officially recognize, accredit and/or license the National University of Sciences and Technology as a whole (institutional accreditation or recognition) or some of its specific courses/programs (programmatic accreditation). Memberships and affiliations to organizations which do not imply any formal, extensive and/or legal process of accreditation or recognition are included in the specific Affiliations and Memberships section below. Please report errors and inaccuracies taking into consideration the above criteria.

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Affiliations

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Talloires Network
  • The International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education (INQAAHE)
  • Asia-Pacific Quality Network (APQN)
  • International Association of Universities (IAU)
  • Association of


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