National University of Sciences and Technology

country rank  2
world rank  1572

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University Overview

Founded in 1991, National University of Sciences and Technology is a non-profit public 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, 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 degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 28 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Name نیشنل یونیورسٹی آف سائنس اینڈ ٹیکنالوجی
Acronym NUST
Founded 1991
Motto Defining Futures
Colours Blue and white

University Location

Address Sector H-12
Islamabad (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
44000 Islamabad CT
Pakistan
T +92 (51) 9085 1101
F +92 (51) 9085 1107
Other locations Karachi, Rawalpindi, Risalpur

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Int'l student 2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)

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 Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office Registration Br, NUST Campus, Sector H-12
Islamabad 44000
+92 (51) 9085 1041

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 9,000-9,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 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

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 International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Higher Education Commission, Pakistan


Year of first Accreditation

1991


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Government of Pakistan
  • Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC)
  • Pakistan Council for Art and Design (PCATP)
  • National Computing Education Accreditation Council (NCEAC)
  • National Business Education Accreditation Council (NBEAC)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Talloires Network
  • International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education (INQAAHE)
  • Asia-Pacific Quality Network (APQN)
  • International Association of Universities (IAU)
  • Association of Management Development Institutions in South Asia (AMDISA)
  • United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI)
  • International Association of Science Parks (IASP)
  • Association of Quality Assurance Agencies of the Islamic World (AQAAIW)

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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019