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Air University Islamabad

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The Air University is a public sector university which is located in Islamabad, Pakistan. It was found by the PAF in the year 2002. It’s a civilian university and offers undergraduate and post-graduate programs in IT, engineering, business management, and humanities. The university is under the control of Pakistan Air Force’s education command. It is ranked among Pakistan’s top ten universities in the Engineering and Technology category by the Higher Education Commission.

The mission of Air University is to secure excellence in teaching and research for making graduates with the best professional knowledge, the building of character, a good sense of social responsibility and a passion for long-term learning.

The University shall remain committed to creating an environment conducive for attracting the genius students, faculty and supporting staff to contribute to the development of a prosperous, peaceful and enlightened society. Air University pursues to stand among the leading national universities, succeeding in teaching, learning, research, innovation and public service.

The motto of Air University is “Taking Academic Excellence To New Heights”.

Air University is affiliated with the Higher Education Commission (Pakistan), Pakistan Engineering Council, Association of Commonwealth Universities and International Association of Universities.

Air University Admissions, Departments and Scholarships

Air University  opens admissions for undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate programs on a regular basis. An applicant has to apply first through an online application portal or manually through visiting the admission office of the university.


  1. 12 years of field related education, passed with at least second division from any registered institution.
  2. 50% marks in entry test.


  1. 16 years of education with at least second division with aggregate 45% in the annual system and 2.5 cgpa in semester system.
  2. 50% marks in entry test.

The Air University has five faculties with the best and highly qualified and experienced teachers and our University offers a variety of programs.


Air University is spending its ninth year since being found as a federally chartered public sector university in the month of October, the year 2002. With six batches graduated in Electrical Engineering and five in Mechatronics Engineering, the Faculty have made their position in society either as professionals serving the industry or as the budding academics of future being taught in institutions at home as well as abroad.

In fact, the Faculty of Engineering is in its outset, facing the common issues and hurdles that have changed educational institutions in this stage. Faculty of engineering has two departments including the Department of Electrical Engineering, Department of Computer Engineering and Department of Mechatronics Engineering.

<strong>Department of Electrical Engineering</strong>

Electrical Engineering 

<strong>Department of Mechatronics Engineering</strong>

ProgramsBS M.A/M.ScMS/M.PhilPhD
Mechatronics Engineering 


The Faculty of Basic and Applied Sciences is composed of three departments. The Department of Computer Science and Engineering, the Department of Mathematics and the Department of Physics. In all departments there is a total of 30 faculty members, seven of them holds Ph.D. degrees from leading universities of the best-known universities of the world.

They have specializations in various fields including topology, image processing, networks, software engineering, numerical analysis, mathematical modeling and computer simulation, radiation physics and solar energy and computational fluid dynamics. The Department of Computer Science and Engineering entertains the students with a four-year BS program in computer science.

<strong>Department of Mathematics</strong>

ProgramsBS M.A/M.ScMS/M.PhilPhD

<strong>Department of Physics</strong>

ProgramsBS M.A/M.ScMS/M.PhilPhD
Applied Physics   

<strong>Department of Computer Science</strong>

ProgramsBS M.A/M.ScMS/M.PhilPhD
Computer Science   
Information Technology   

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The Faculty of Social Sciences is one of the lively Faculties at Air University. Its Ph.D. and MPhil/MS Linguistics and Literature, and BS English Programs are one of the most sought after programs in the country. English language courses and other subjects of Humanities are also offered to the undergraduate students of Engineering, Basic, and Administrative Sciences by our qualified and experienced faculty.

<strong>Department Of Humanities</strong>

ProgramsBS M.A/M.ScMS/M.PhilPhD
English Linguistics and Literature  


The Institute of Avionics and Aeronautics (IAA) at the Air University has been found as a center of excellence for higher studies and research & development in the fields related to aviation. At IAA, the qualified and trained relevant professionals have been combined with the academic setting of the Air University in the heart of Islamabad making IAA a distinctive setup for finding and knowing new perspectives and research directions.

In addition to the full-time faculty, an appropriate number of Ph.D. qualified engineers with rich practical experience in relevant fields, have been associated with IAA as supplement faculty members.

The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

ProgramsBS M.A/M.ScMS/M.PhilPhD
Mechanical Engineering 
Aerospace Engineering  

<strong>Department Of Avionics Engineering</strong>

ProgramsBS M.A/M.ScMS/M.PhilPhD
Avionics Engineering  
Information Security   


The Department of Aerospace Sciences is initiating  MS Strategic Studies programme for newly graduates, Officers of Pakistan Air Force and other Services, Intelligence/Security community, civil society and government. The Department provides variety of courses that cover full spectrum of strategic studies, taught by best faculty with distinctive combination of academic and practitioner’s experience.

Department Of Aerospace Sciences And Strategic Studies

ProgramsBS M.A/M.ScMS/M.PhilPhD
Strategic Studies   


<strong>Department of AUOSM</strong>

ProgramsBS M.A/M.ScMS/M.PhilPhd
Business Administration  
Accounting and Finance   
Aviation Management   
Health Management   
Tourism and Hospitality Management   
Project Management   
Management Sciences  


The Air Univesity offers different scholarships including national and foreign scholarships. HEC need base scholarship is also offered to the deserving students in the university.

The Air University is one of the leading university in the field of research and has the well-equipped labs and libraries in order to help the students to go ahead in this field. Along with this, every student is provided by supervisor either in a group or individually. University provides a server through which students and faculty trade-off their assignments and also download the necessary software and other data. Students email accounts are linked with Google Apps in which they have been provided a space of 7GB for their emails and documents sharing. University staff and faculty are also provided with separate email accounts which are locally hosted in University. All these facilities are provided to the research students and faculty.