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Top Universities in Islamabad and Rawalpindi Pakistan

After 12 year education Pakistani students make their way to the universities. Islamabad and Rawalpindi have the best universities for education. Not only students from twin cities join the university but also from other regions and many times foreigners are also seen in Pakistani universities.

I will like to tell you about top universities of Pakistan located in vicinity of Islamabad and Rawalpindi.


Pakistani armed forces have always kept a discipline not only in country but also teach it in their school and colleges and now in universities too. Pakistan has 3 such universities supervised by our armed forces.

  • NUST
  • Bahria University
  • Air University

NUST (National University of Science and Technology):

NUST have 18 constituents. i.e. it has 18 campuses for different disciplines. It is the largest university formed by Pakistan Army. Undergraduate, graduate and PhD courses are offered at the university. The names of campuses are as follows;

Top Universities in Islamabad and Rawalpindi Pakistan

Top Universities in Islamabad and Rawalpindi Pakistan

  • Army medical college
  • College of aeronautical engineering
  • College of electrical and mechanical engineering
  • Military college of engineering
  • Military college of signals
  • Pakistan navy engineering college
  • NUST business school
  • NUST institute of leadership in education
  • School of art, design and architecture
  • School of chemical and materials engineering
  • School of civil and environmental school of engineering
  • School of electrical engineering and computer sciences
  • School of mechanical and manufacturing engineering
  • Atta-ur-rahman school of applied bio-sciences
  • Centre of advanced mathematics and physics
  • Research centre for modeling and simulation
  • Centre for energy systems
  • Corporate advisory council


University environment is strict and much disciplined and provides all opportunities to excel in their study. All sorts of facilities are provided to the students, excellent labs, research centers and library.

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Bahria University is the armed forces university supervised by Pakistan Navy. Bahria University has 2 campuses;

  • Islamabad campus
  • Karachi campus.

Bahria University Islamabad offers following courses for the students;

  • Management sciences
    • BBA(4 years)
    • MBA(3.5 years)
    • MBA(2.5years)
    • MBA(1.5years)
    • MBA weekend(3years)
    • MBA pharma(3years)
    • MBA weekend (2.5years )
    • M.Phil management
    • PH.D management
    • Computer sciences
      • BSE
      • BCE
      • Earth and Environmental sciences
        • BS geology/geophysics(4 years)
        • BS environmental sciences(4 years)
        • MS geology/geophysics
      • Humanities and Social sciences
        • BSS(4 years)
      • Legal studies
        • LLB(5 years)
      • Electrical engineering
        • PhD Electrical Engineering (4 years)
        • BEE (4 years)
      • Computer and Software engineering
        • BS  Computer Sciences(4 years)
        • BS  Electronics & Telecom Management (4 years)
        • MS Software Engineering & Telecom Networks


Bahria University like other universities of armed forces is strict when it comes to rules. And provides complete facilities to its students whether it is in field of education or career building.

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 Air University Islamabad is supervised by Air Force of Pakistan. University provides undergraduate, graduate and PhD level studies in following disciplines.

  • BBA (Hons)
  • BE mechanical engineering
  • BE Mechatronics
  • Bachelor of electrical engineering
  • BS computer sciences
  • BS economics and finance
  • MS/M.Phil English
  • PhD English literature and linguistics
  • MBA
  • MBA 3-1/2 YRS
  • MS/PhD Aerospace engineering
  •  MS/PhD Avionics
  • MS/PhD Electrical Engineering
  • MS/PhD Mechanical Engineering
  • MS/PhD Management sciences
  • MS Mechatronics
  • MS(CS)
  • MS mathematical modeling and scientific computing


Friendly, strict towards studies and committed to education environment is provided to student. Hard and fast rules to be followed and students are expected to give their best.

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Top public sector universities of Islamabad are as follows:

PIEAS (Pakistan Institute Of Engineering And Applied Sciences):

PIEAS is the very popular university. It is quite difficult to get admission there. This university is supervised under the Atomic Energy of Pakistan. Various departments are present in the university. Such as:

  • Department of Chemical Engineering
  • Department of Electrical Engineering
  • Department of Mechanical Engineering
  • Department of Metallurgy and Materials Engineering
  • Department of Nuclear Engineering
  • Department of Computer and Information Sciences
  • Department of Communication and Management Sciences
  • Department of Medical Sciences
  • Department of Physics and Applied Mathematics


PIEAS as compared to other universities of public sector is having very strong reputation and is very much disciplined. It provides students with the latest technology to fulfill their research and experimentation needs. It is one of the best universities of Pakistan.

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IST (Institute of Space and Technology)

Pakistan is blessed with many geniuses not only in electrical and mechanical field but advanced knowledge about space and its related technology. We can be very proud of having such institutes and above all the students getting this education. IST provides students following disciplines:


  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Materials Science & Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Space Science


  • Department of Aeronautics & Astronautics
  • Department of Communication Systems Engineering
  • Department of Materials Science & Engineering
  • National Centre for Remote Sensing & GIS

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COMSATS Institute of Information Technology Islamabad:

COMSATS is one of the institutes where studies are considered to be tough and challenging. The strict environment and continuous evaluation of students is very popular of this university. Here following disciplines are taught:


  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Science in Software Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical (Computer) Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical (Telecommunication) Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Science in Economics
  • Bachelor of Science in Mathematics
  • Bachelor of Science in Electronics
  • Bachelor of Science in Physics
  • Bachelor of Science in Bioinformatics
  • Bachelor of Science in Biosciences
  • Bachelor of Architecture
  • Bachelor of Design
  • Master of Business Administration (3.5 yrs)


MS Programs

  • Master of Business Administration (1.5 yrs)
  • Master of Science in Computer Science
  • Master of Science in Health Informatics
  • Master of Science in Remote Sensing & Geographic Information System
  • Master of Science in Electrical Engineering
  • Master of Science in Management Sciences
  • Master of Science in Project Management
  • Master of Science in Energy Management
  • Master of Science in Banking and Finance
  • Master of Science in Mathematics
  • Master of Science in Physics
  • Master of Science in Nano-science & Technology
  • Master of Science in Bioinformatics
  • Master of Science in Biosciences
  • Master of Science in Bioinformatics
  • Master of Science in Meteorology

PhD Programs

  • PhD in Computer Science
  • PhD in Electrical Engineering
  • PhD in Computer Engineering
  • PhD in Management Sciences
  • PhD in Mathematics
  • PhD in Physics
  • PhD in Biosciences
  • PhD in Meteorology

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A special university that pay tribute to Mohtarma Fatima Jinnah and every single women of Pakistan. It is located in Rawalpindi and is very popular and offers following programs to women.

  • Behavioral Sciences
  • Business Administration
  • Communication and Media Studies
  • Computer Arts
  • Computer Science
  • Defense and Diplomatic Studies
  • Economics
  • Education
  • English
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Fine Arts
  • Gender Studies
  • Islamic Studies
  • Mathematical Sciences
  • Public Administration
  • Software Engineering

Fatima Jinnah is a very widely popular university of Pakistan. It is the unique university of Pakistan due to a fact that it only entertains women education.

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These were some of the top universities of Pakistan along with it disciplines they offer are also mentioned. All universities of Pakistan are HEC recognized and their education system is very well-developed and due to this reason the list of top universities can go on and on. The choice is ultimately of a student that what discipline and university they choose for their education purpose.

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