Karakurum International University

country rank  76
world rank  8022

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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. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Hunza. 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 17 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

University Location

Address Nomal Road
Gilgit (population range: 10,000-49,999)
T +92
F +92
Other locations Hunza

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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

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


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Higher Education Commission, Pakistan

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Government of Pakistan

Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019