National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences

country rank  10
world rank  3312

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University Overview

Established in 1980, National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences is a non-profit private higher education institution located in 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, Lahore, Peshawar, Chiniot. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Education Commission, Pakistan, National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences (NUCES) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 8,000-8,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences (NUCES) 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 degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 40 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 0-10% making this Pakistani higher education organization a most selective institution.

University Identity

Name نیشنل یونیورسٹی آف کمپیوٹر اینڈ ایمرجنگ سائنسز
Acronym NUCES
Founded 1980
Motto Who has taught (writing) by the Pen, has taught Man that which he Knew Not

University Location

Address Sector H-12
Islamabad (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
54000 Islamabad CT
T +92
F +92 (51) 285 5070
Other locations Karachi, Lahore, Peshawar, Chiniot

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Not reported Not reported

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
Admission Rate 0-10%
Admission Office FAST House, Rohtas Road, G-9/4
Islamabad 54000
+92 (51) 285 6930 33
111 128 128

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 8,000-8,999
Academic Staff 300-399
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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


Institutional Accreditation

Higher Education Commission, Pakistan

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Government of Pakistan
  • Pakistan Engineering Council PEC
  • National Computing Education Accreditation Council NCEAC

Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020