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NUST Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies (NIPCONS), Rawalpindi

About Us

NUST Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies (NIPCONS) was established at the NUST Campus, Tamizuddin Road, Rawalpindi Cantonment in December 2009, to organize the system of education for Army cadets / Young Officers (YOs), compatible with the academic standards of NUST. The Institute was envisioned to act as a center for excellence in the field of Peace and Conflict Studies, as well as a center for Peacekeeping Training (PKT)  for those proceeding on UN peacekeeping missions.
Vision The vision of NIPCONS is to grow as a center of excellence in the fields of Military Art & Science and Peace and Conflict Studies.
Mission The mission of the university is to Undertake high-quality teaching, research, and serve as a think tank on issues of Peace and Conflict Studies. The Department of PCS of NIPCONS has completed the course work for the first batch of Ph.D. candidates. These candidates have now entered the research phase of their studies. The department has organized national/international seminars and several lectures by members representing entities of international repute like the Asia Pacific Center for Strategic Studies (APCSS) Hawaii and Near Eastern and South Asia (NESA) Center for Strategic Studies on the subjects of contemporary interests.

NIPCONS Rawalpindi -Admissions Departments & Scholarships

Admissions in NIPCONS opens in June. Students can apply online. University will then assign the entry test date.
Selection Criteria for Undergraduate Programs 
– Candidate passed 12-years of field related education.
– At least with the second division in matric and FSC.
– 50% marks in the entry test. 
Selection Criteria for graduate Programs 
– Candidate passed 16-years of field related education.
– At least with the second division from any of the recognized institutes.
– 50% marks in the entry test.
– Selected candidates will be screened during the interview. 
Selection Criteria for Postgraduate Programs 
– The candidate passed the graduate program.
– At least with the 3CGPA from any of the recognized institutes.
– 50% marks in the entry test.
– Selected candidates will be screened during the interview

 Department of Military Art and Science

Military Art and Science

Department of Peace and Conflict Studies

Peace and Conflict Studies

Every year NIPCONS delivers awards scholarships to deserving, needy, and talented students. The scholarships include need-based, merit-based, welfare funds, and special scholarships for the candidates of KPK, FATA, and Balochistan.  Financial aid is provided to the students from tribal areas of Pakistan.
– HEC Need-Based Scholarship
– Financial assistance
– National Endowment Scholarships for Talent (NEST)
– MS & Ph.D.
– Chief Minister of Education Endowment Fund (CMEEF)- KP
– Indigenous Scholarships for Students of Balochistan and FATA – PEEF

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In NIPCONS different research clusters are working on various research projects e.g. Bachelors Military Art and Science Research Group. Departments of Peace and Conflict Studies research groups are working on mathematical modeling and simulations.

Conducting seminars among students is good for their education and also for their career. This would help them to get more information on the particular seminar topic. Seminars also help them to exchange their ideas with teachers. They will get new things that they think would be implemented practically.