Karakoram International University, Gilgit-Baltistan Hunza Campus

About Us

Karakoram International University, Gilgit-Baltistan Hunza Campus (KIU) is situated at Shanokushal, Karimabad Hunza. Presently, 4 departments are working in KIU Hunza and 8 programs are being offered in these departments. It is dedicated to facilitating higher education services to the people of the Gilgit-Baltistan region. The university aims to provide quality education with its top tier faculty. The major concerns of KIU Hunza comprise high-quality education, progressive research, commencing Engineering & Technology Education, Advancement and broadening of the current departments and programs, consolidation of the physical and IT infrastructure, alliance with national & international partners, and making KIU a better place to study, work and live.

KIU Hunza Campus – Admissions, Departments & Scholarships

Selection Criteria for Undergraduates
→ 12 years of field related education, passed with at least 50% marks from a recognized institution
→ 50% marks in entry test

Department of Development Studies

Development Studies  ✔

Department of Tourism and Hospitality Management 

Tourism and Hospitality Management  ✔

Department of Mathematics

Mathematics  ✔

Department of Biological Sciences 

Biological Sciences  ✔

KIU Hunza Campus offers financial assistance to its deserving and talented students with HEC Need-Based and Merit-based scholarships. This scholarship is purely given on a merit basis without doing any discrimination on caste creed and gender.

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KIU Hunza Campus is among the top public sector Universities. University has prepared a research database to make the method of research easy. The faculty members of the University have good impact factor publications published in the top journals of the world and are focused on research.

Seminars and Workshops provide a platform for the students to learn new skills and obtain on-hand experience in the field. The KIU Hunza campus participates adequately in these activities. These events are certified and students learn a lot about innovative factual information.

  • Amazing Compass
  • Library
  • Residential Hostel
  • Industry focus learning
  • Flexible learning
  • Knowledge transfer
  • Teaching skills

International conference on Mountaineering, Eco Tourism and Hospitality Management
International conference on Mountaineering, Eco-Tourism, and Hospitality organized by Karakoram International University Hunza campus successfully completed. Governor Gilgit Baltistan Raja Jalal Hussain Maqpoon was the chief guest of the inaugural session and His Excellency The President of Pakistan Dr. Arif Alvi of the closing session of IC-METH while Researchers, Scholars, Vice Chancellors from different national and abroad Universities, students, faculty and staff of KIU were attended the conference. Addressing to IC-METH Mr. Raja Jalal Hussain Maqpoon, Governor GB has said that Dr. Attaullah Shah VC KIU’s efforts in organizing the conference are commendable. We have countless opportunities for promoting tourism in the region. Governor said that the government will resolve land acquisition issue for the campus. The proposal for the Tourism and Mountaineering Centre at Nasirabad Hunza is a great initiative. I will try my best to acquire financial resource for the proposed center. Prof. Atta Ullah Shah Vice Chancellor KIU has said that KIU is honored to have the first ever conference on Tourism and Hospitality Management, to showcase the nature wonders and its tourism significance in socio-economic development of the region. Dr. Shah said that KIU’s Hunza campus has been a leading campus in Pakistan to start the tourism department.