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COMSATS University Islamabad, Islamabad Campus

About Us

COMSATS University Islamabad (CUI), Islamabad is a public sector educational institution, which became functional in April 1998. It is the project of an intergovernmental organization, Commission of Science and Technology for Sustainable Development in the South (COMSATS). To anticipate the challenges of the industry, CUI is also excelling in Information Technology, Engineering, Live Sciences & Business Sciences. CUI delivers updated and new outcomes through outreach, public service, learning, research, development, and education to industries, companies, and organizations.

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COMSATS University Islamabad, Islamabad Campus

COMSATS University Islamabad – Admissions, Departments & Scholarships

Faculties & Departments

COMSATS University Islamabad, Main Campus, opens admissions for undergraduate and graduate programs bi-annually i.e. Spring and Fall intake. An applicant has to apply first through an online application portal or manually through visiting the admission office of the university. After a thorough assessment of all applications, the merit list of successful candidates is announced and admission offer letters are issued to them. After that, the candidate deposits his/her dues before the commencement of classes.

Selection Criteria for Undergraduates
→ 12 years of relevant education or equivalent with 50% marks from an accredited educational institution.
→ Valid NTS score as per the policy of COMSATS University Islamabad.

Selection Criteria for Graduates
→ 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.
→ NTS GAT (General) with a minimum score of 50.

Selection Criteria for Postgraduate
→ 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.
→ GRE (Subject) as per the policy of HEC or NTS GAT (Subject) with a minimum score of 60.

Faculty of Architecture & Design

Department of Architecture & Design


Department of Art & Design

Fine Arts   


Faculty of Information Science & Technology

Department of Computer Science

Computer Science 
Software Engineering  
Telecommunication & Networking  
Information Security   

Department of Health Informatics

Health Informatics  
Biomedical/Clinical Trials   
Medical Ultrasound  

Faculty of Engineering

Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering

Electrical Engineering  ✔
Computer Engineering ✔ 
Electrical (Electronics) Engineering   

Faculty of Business Administration

Department of Economics


Department of Humanities

International Relations   
Linguistics & Literature (RS) and GIS   

Department of Management Sciences

ProgramsBSM.A/M.ScMS/M.PhilProfessional DegreePhD
Business Administration   
Accounting and Finance    
Management Science   
Energy Management   
Project Management   
Entrepreneurship and Innovation    
Islamic Banking and Finance    

Faculty of Sciences

Department of Biosciences

Developmental Biology  
Microbiology and Immunology  
Molecular Biology/ Biochemistry  
Molecular Genetics  
Molecular Virology  


Department of Chemistry



Department of Meterology

Remote Sensing & Geographic Information Systems   


Department of Mathematics


Department of Physics

Physics  ✔ ✔

Every educational institution aims to invest in the professional and academic growth of students. In this regard, COMSATS University Islamabad is assisted by numerous scholarships, internal and external fundings, financial aids, and awards. The Office of Development is established for the award and handling of these scholarships. It also appreciates and entertains the queries of talented but financially incapable students to promote learning and educational options.

1. Shahbaz Sharif Merit Scholarship (SSMS)
2. Punjab Educational Endowment Fund (PEEF) Scholarship
3. HEC Need-Based Scholarship
4. PM’s Program for FATA and GB
5. Qarz-e-Hasna
6. PEC Scholarship
7. Benevolent Fund
8. Fauji Foundation ScholarshipKinship/Siblings Award

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Research & Development
Seminars & Workshops

COMSATS University Islamabad is a prominent name in the field of research having 4286 research publications. It also has updated research labs. To merge the theoretical knowledge and field practices, CUI conducts workshops and conferences apart from the curriculum. Some of the research centers and Labs at COMSATS are:

→ Computational Biology and Bioinformatics Group (CBBG)
→ Center for Policy Studies (CPS)
→ Center for Climate Research & Development (CCRD)
→ COMSATS Center for Executive Development (CCED)
→ Center for Advanced Studies in Telecommunication (CAST)

Workshops and seminars at COMSATS University Islamabad make individuals grow mentally and socially and knowledge-wise too. The students gain insight into diverse aspects of different fields. They are helpful in expanding their knowledge, skills and also build confidence in them.

→ 7- days training on “Digital Image Processing and its Applications” was held on 31st August-8th September 2009.
→ A workshop on” Antenna Desing” organized by the EE department of CUI on 23rd-31st July 2009.
→ A seminar on “Photo-Voltic System Desing”  was conducted on 7th April 2009.