COMSATS University Islamabad (CUI), Abbottabad

 Public Sector Ι Chartered by Government of KPK


COMSATS University Abbottabad became functional on September 03, 2001. This campus was established only with 90 days of perpetual efforts of dynamic leadership. It was the visionary challenge of Dr. Atta-ur-Rehman, Former Minister for Science & Technology, to promote IT in the region. Furthermore, Dr. Haroon Rashid, Founding Director of this University, turned 308 canals of military-land into a masterpiece for services in education. The dedication of the faculty and staff, worked as an engine to provide academic options to the students. Phenomenal weather is also a plus for all.

Spreading over an area of 308 Kanals, there’s a beautiful landscape of CUI Abbottabad Campus. High-quality education, country-wide research, updated equipment, and modern facilities help in promoting and providing education to the students from the whole country. Its chilling weather, lawns covered in snow during fall, and amazing sites are the center of attraction for most of the students.

The COMSATS University Abbottabad has a motto “We aim to inspire”. CUI’s ambition is to become one of the top research universities and also one of the best higher educational institutes in the country. The vision being followed by the CUI is to become one of the top 100 universities in the developing world. The CUI further plans to earn a place among the top 500 universities in the world by the year 2020.

The mission of CUI is to generate and preserve knowledge, direct high-quality research, and promoting scholarship, that benefit student, scholars, and communities across Pakistan, the Muslim Ummah, and the World, at large. To provide a broad range of educational programs among a diverse community of learners and teachers. Prepare graduate, professional and undergraduate students for active roles in competitive and culturally diverse environments. To strengthen the services to the state through research and development, and technology.

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CUI Abbottabad admissions for undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate opens in spring and fall. First, the applicant applies through an online form or manually by visiting the admission office. After going through all the applications, a merit list of successful candidates is displayed online and on-campus and the successful candidates are issued offered letters. After that, the candidate can submit the dues, before joining the classes.

Selection Criteria for Undergraduate Programs
1. 12 years of relevant education or equivalent with 50% marks from an accredited educational institution.
2. Valid NTS score as per the policy of the COMSATS University Abbottabad.

Selection Criteria for Graduate Programs
1. 16 years of relevant education from an accredited educational institution, with minimum first division (Annual System) or CGPA
2.5/4.0 (Semester System) and no third division (Annual System) or ‘D’ grade (Semester System) throughout the academic career. 2. NTS GAT (General) with a minimum score of 50.

Selection Criteria for Postgraduate Programs
1. 18 years of relevant education with a thesis of 06 credit hours or its equivalent degree with a thesis of 06 credit hours from an accredited educational institution, with 70% marks (Annual System) or CGPA 3.0/4.0 (Semester System) and no third division (Annual System) or ‘D’ grade (Semester System) throughout the academic career.
2. GRE (Subject) as per the policy of HEC or NTS GAT (Subject) with a minimum score of 60.

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CUI Abbottabad offers scholarships to students based on merit and need. Various scholarships are available so the students go through higher studies without any financial impact. Fully funded scholarships are available for special students. Trust funds are available for students with real talent and good grades. The scholarships include,

HEC Merit-Based Scholarship
Need-Based Scholarships
Special Scholarship
Kinship Scholarship
Top Position Holders Scholarship
Top 5% Merit Scholarship
Welfare Board Scholarship
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