Karakoram International University, Gilgit-Baltistan

 Public Sector Ι Chartered by Government of Pakistan


Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan. It was established in 2002 with a charter from the Federal Government of Pakistan to improve access to higher education for the deserved people of Gilgit-Baltistan. There are two faculties – Sciences, and Humanities and Social Sciences. The third faculty of Mountain Area Development Studies is still in the planning stage. The Karakoram International University aims to become a leading institution of higher education, contributing towards sustainable development, inducing knowledge economies and pluralistic societies in many mountainous regions of Pakistan and geographically similar landscapes. The institute also aims to promote interactive and student-centered learning in our community.

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According to the University’s charter, admission is open to persons of either sex, of any race, religion, creed, color, or domicile, who are academically qualified for access to the courses offered by the University. No such person shall be denied the privileges of the University on the grounds of gender, religion, creed, caste, race, class, color, or domicile.


1. Admission Form/Prospectus is available in the Student Affairs Office. Karakoram International University Gilgit and Skardu Campus on working days (Monday to Friday between 8.00 am to 4.00 pm) on payment of Rs. 1000/- through bank draft/challan.

2. Admission Form/ prospectus can be downloaded from the KIU website (www.kiu.edu.pk). In such cases, the applicant will attach a bank draft of Rs. 1000/- in the name of Treasurer KIU Gilgit-Baltistan.

3. No admission form will be received after the last date.

4. The Candidates will be responsible for keeping track of the KIU website for the interview date for different programs applied. No separate call letters will be an issue.

Selection Criteria for Application Candidates securing at least a 45% score in the last Examination of any recognized Board / University (or equivalent foreign qualification) are eligible to apply for uniform admission.

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This university focuses on excellence and quality in its broader aspects, careful management, ethical considerations, and scholarships. Karakorum International University offers need-based and merit-based scholarships to facilitate the students.

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