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Karakoram International University, Gilgit-Baltistan

About Us

Karakoram International University is an international level university in 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 society.

Karakoram International University

Karakoram International University- Admissions, Departments & Scholarships

According to the charter of the University, admission is open to persons of either sex, of any race, religion, creed, color, or domicile, who are academically qualified for admission 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.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE
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 to keep track of the KIU website for the date of interview for different programs applied for. No separate call letters will be an issue.

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

The following are the faculties and departments that are functional at Karakoram International University. Every department offers different Undergraduate & Graduate programs for national and international students. All programs are mentioned under the respective department.

Faculty of Life Sciences

The faculty of Life Sciences at Karakoram International University offers different programs for students. The scheme of study is designed to provide advanced knowledge.

Department of Agriculture and Food Technology

The Department of Agriculture & Food Technology offers the following scheme of study.

ProgramsBSM.A/M.ScMS/M.PhilPh.D
Agriculture (Plant Protection)
Agriculture (Horticulture)
Agriculture (Human Nutrition & Diabetics)
Agriculture (Food Science & Technology)
Agriculture (Water Management)

Department of Biological Sciences

The Department of Biological Sciences offers the following scheme of study.

ProgramsBSM.A/M.ScMS/M.PhilPh.D
Biology (Animal Sciences)
Biology (Plant Sciences)

Department of Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry offers the following scheme of study.

ProgramsBSM.A/M.ScMS/M.PhilPh.D
Chemistry

Department of Environmental Sciences

The Department of Environmental Sciences offers the following scheme of study.

ProgramsBSM.A/M.ScMS/M.PhilPh.D
Environmental Sciences

Department of Forestry

The Department of Forestry offers the following scheme of study.

ProgramsBSM.A/M.ScMS/M.PhilPh.D
Forestry

Faculty of Natural Sciences

The faculty of Natural Science at Karakoram International University offers different programs for students with a science background. The scheme of study is designed to provide advanced knowledge.

Department of Computer Science

The Department of Computer Science offers the following scheme of study.

ProgramsBSM.A/M.ScMS/M.PhilPh.D
Computer Sciences
Information Technology
Software Engineering

Department of Earth Sciences

The Department of Earth Sciences offers the following scheme of study.

ProgramsBEM.A/M.ScMS/M.PhilPh.D
Earth Sciences (Geology)

Deapartment of Mathematics

The Department of Mathematics offers the following scheme of study.

ProgramsBSM.A/M.ScMS/M.PhilPh.D
Mathematics
Statistics

Department of Mining Engineering

The Department of Mining Engineering offers the following scheme of study.

ProgramsBSM.A/M.ScMS/M.PhilPh.D
Mining Engineering

Department of Physics

The Department of Physics offers the following scheme of study.

ProgramsBSM.A/M.ScMS/M.PhilPh.D
Physics

Faculty of Social Sciences

The faculty of Social Sciences  at Karakoram International University offers different programs for students. The scheme of study is designed to provide advanced knowledge.

Department of Business Management

The Department of Business Management offers the following scheme of study.

ProgramsBSM.A/M.ScMS/M.PhilPh.D
Business Administration✔ (MBA 3.5 years✔ (MBA 1.5 years)

Department of Economics

The Department of Economics offers the following scheme of study.

ProgramsBSM.A/M.ScMS/M.PhilPh.D
Economics✔(Weekend)

Department of International Relations

The Department of International Relations offers the following scheme of study.

ProgramsBSM.A/M.ScMS/M.PhilPh.D
International Relations

Faculty of Arts and Humanities

Department of Psychology and Human Development (Behavioral Sciences)

ProgramsBSM.A/M.ScM.S/M.PhilPh.D
Behavioral Sciences

Department of Educational Development

ProgramsBSM.A/M.ScM.S/M.PhilPh.D
Education

Department of Media and Communication

ProgramsBSM.A/M.ScM.S/M.PhilPh.D
Media and Communication

Department of Linguistics and Literature

ProgramsBA (Hons)M.A/M.ScMS/M.PhilPh.D
English (Literature)
English (Linguistics)

This university doesn’t only focuses on excellence and quality in its broader aspects, careful management, or ethical considerations but also scholarships. Karakorum International University offers need-based and merit-based scholarships to facilitate the students.

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