Karakurum International University

country rank  82
world rank  8456

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University Overview

Established in 2002, Karakurum International University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the rural setting of the medium-sized town of Gilgit (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Gilgit-Baltistan. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Education Commission, Pakistan, Karakurum International University (KIU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Karakurum International University (KIU) 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 16 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this Pakistani higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym KIU
Founded 2002

University Location

Address Nomal Road
Gilgit (population range: 10,000-49,999)
Gilgit-Baltistan
Pakistan
T +92
F +92

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student Not reported Not reported
Int'l student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office Karakurum International University
Gilgit
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 3,000-3,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 100-199
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Karakurum International University's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Higher Education Commission, Pakistan


Year of first Accreditation
2001


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Government of Pakistan

Affiliations

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Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 13 June 2018