ADP Information Technology

Associate Degree Program is an associate degree of two years, accredited by the Higher Education System (HEC), is an undergraduate curriculum concentrating on computers and related technology, awarded by public and private institutes. The degree aims to fulfill the local and regional community and industry needs and revolves around marketing, trade, and commerce. If we talk about the degree level of the Associate Degree Program (ADP) holder is considered a "Graduate" because it is equal to degrees of BA or BSc. Associate Degree Programs can be further classified into three categories:
i) Associate of Arts degree
ii) Associate of Applied Science degree
iii) Associate of Science degree.

Core Courses

  • Introduction to Management Information Systems
  • Introduction to Marketing
  • Introduction to operating systems
  • Introduction to security system
  • Network Design and Management
  • Database Management System
  • Networking Basics
  • Computer Programming
  • Accounting Principles
  • Introduction to Computing

Eligibility Criteria

  • Intermediate (FSc, I.COM, ICS  or equivalent).
  • 50% marks in previous degree.
  • Passing marks in Entry test.


The purpose of ADP is to make sure that students can acquire enough expertise and skills in the practical field to become part of the economic system and hence contribute to the country’s socio-economic development. It is a practical field of computing, concentrating on business and communication. IT jobs in Pakistan typically lead to careers such as System Administrator or Network Administrator. The system administrator is in command of IT hardware and servers, whereas the network administrator is responsible for network management. Every institution in Pakistan needs Information Technology (IT) personnel. For example, hospitals, universities, and small businesses. This short-term specialization enables IT managers to cope with modern technology-related problems. In addition, it leads to the paths of fantastic career options in the industry of Information Technology. It is a skill-based short-term degree program, and it is in high demand in industries, companies, and other institutes; hence, it ensures a bright future for students of ADP IT. An IT specialist can build their career in the following ways: 

  • Software applications developer
  • Information security analyst
  • IT consultant
  • Cloud architect
  • Computer forensic investigator
  • Health IT specialist
  • Mobile application developer
  • Computer systems analyst
  • Database administrator
  • Management analyst
  • Data Modeler 
  • Computer network architect


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