National University of Sciences and Technology


National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST) university was founded in 1991, NUST is a non-profit, a public institute of higher education in Pakistan. It is ranked number 1 in overall in Pakistan; it is located in the urban area of the Capital city of Islamabad of Pakistan which has population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants. NUST also has branch campuses in different cities of Pakistan mainly in Karachi, Rawalpindi and Risalpur cities. University is officially accredited and/or recognized by the HEC ( Higher Education Commission, Pakistan), National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST) is has enrollment range upto 10,000 students. Both genders, male and female are welcome to get admission in NUST, it is a coeducational higher education institution. National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST) offers HEC recognized courses and programs and offering education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several many areas of study such as Arts & Humanities, Business & Social Sciences, Medicine & Health, Engineering, Science & Technology.  NUST is an old higher-education institute with a selective admission policy which is based on entrance examinations and students’ past study records. NUST is one of the most renounced education initiation in Pakistan which is also offering admission to International students.

University Identity

Name    National University of Sciences and Technology

Name    نیشنل یونیورسٹی آف سائنس اینڈ ٹیکنالوجی

Acronym              NUST

Founded              1991

Motto                   Defining Futures

Colours                 Blue and white

University Location & Contacts

Address               Sector H-12

Islamabad (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)

44000 Islamabad CT


T              +92 (51) 9085 1101

F              +92 (51) 9085 1107

Other locations Karachi, Rawalpindi, Risalpur


Degree Levels & Study Areas

Offering Undergraduate and postgraduate programs in the following fields:

Arts & Humanities

Business & Social Sciences

Medicine & Health


Science & Technology



University Admissions

Gender Admission          Men and Women (coeducation)

International Students  Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission

Admission Selection       Yes, based on entrance examinations and students’ past academic record and grades

Admission Rate                 0-10%

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:           No



Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Higher Education Commission, Pakistan

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

Government of Pakistan

Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC)

Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC)

National Computing Education Accreditation Council (NCEAC)

National Business Education Accreditation Council (NBEAC)



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)

International Association of University Presidents (IAUP)

United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI)

International Association of Science Parks (IASP)

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