National Defence University

country rank  51
world rank  7036

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University Overview

Founded in 1963, National Defence University is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Islamabad (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Islamabad CT. This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Karachi, Lahore, Quetta. Officially recognized by the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan, National Defence University (NDU) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational Pakistani higher education institution. National Defence University (NDU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 57 years old Pakistani higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this Pakistani higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. NDU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Name نیشنل ڈیفنس یونیورسٹی، پاکستان
Acronym NDU
Founded 1963
Motto Taught man that which he knew not (Al-Quran 30:96:5)
Colours Green and white

University Location

Address Shaheen Chowk, E-9
Islamabad
44000 Islamabad CT
Pakistan
Tel +92 (51) 926 0651
Fax +92 (51) 926 3479
Other locations Karachi, Lahore, Quetta

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
Not reported 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
International
students
Not reported over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office Admission Office, National Defence University, E-9
Islamabad 44000
(51) 926 0651

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff 50-99
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to National Defence University's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Higher Education Commission of Pakistan


Year of first Accreditation

2007


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Government of Pakistan


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Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 2 February 2021