The University of Poonch

country rank  138
world rank  10660

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University Overview

Founded in 2013, The University of Poonch is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the small city of Rawalakot (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Azad Kashmir. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Education Commission, Pakistan, The University of Poonch (UPR) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. The University of Poonch (UPR) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details.

University Identity

Acronym UPR
Founded 2013
Motto Enter to learn, leave to serve!

University Location

Address D-65, Housing Scheme
Rawalakot (population range: 250,000-499,999)
Azad Kashmir
T +92 (5824) 960 050
F +92 (5824) 960 051

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 3,000-3,999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Not reported
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Higher Education Commission, Pakistan

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Government of Azad Jammu & Kashmir

Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019