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Quaid-i-Azam University formerly called as Islamabad University was established in July 1967. It is located in Islamabad and spread over 1,700 acres of land. It has 4 faculties, 9 institutes, and numerous research centers. With a vision of providing affordable educational opportunity, the university is creating harmony across Pakistan. The mission of this academic institution is to lead in research productivity, development, and academic excellence through equality. Originality, honesty, truthfulness, and collaboration have enlisted as its core values. It has produced highly competent professionals of various filed to find solutions for industrial problems. Well, reputed industrial linkages have been proved as its tradition.

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Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU) regularly opens admissions for undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate programs on regional quota and self-finance basis. An applicant has to apply manually through visiting the admission office of the university. After a thorough assessment of all applications, test results, and interview performance (if taken), the merit list of successful candidates is announced and admission offer letters are issued to them. After that, candidate deposits his/her dues before the commencement of classes.

Selection Criteria for Undergraduates
→ 12 years of relevant education or equivalent with at least second division in intermediate
→ A valid score in QAU admission test (if necessary)
→ Performance in the interview (if called)

Selection Criteria for Masters
→ 14 years of relevant education or equivalent
→ A valid score in QAU admission test (if necessary)
→ Performance in the interview (if called)

Selection Criteria for Graduates
→ 16 years of relevant education or equivalent with 60% marks
→ NTS GAT (General) with at least a score of 50
→ Performance in the interview (if called)

Selection Criteria for Postgraduates
→ 18 years of relevant education or equivalent with at least 3.0/4.0 CGPA (semester system) or first division (annual system)
→ NTS GAT (Subject) with at least a score of 60
→ Performance in the interview (if called)

Following departments are functional at the Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad. Each department also offers programs (undergraduate, master, graduate, and postgraduate) for national and international students. Programs are also mentioned under their respective department.

Department of Animal Sciences

The Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU) established Department of Animal Sciences to promote the academic options in various fields of animal sciences. It offers professional degree programs to facilitate applicants. The curriculum designed by the faculty members is the same as to meet the demands of international quality standards. The adequate combination of theoretical and practical knowledge provides the standard base of education to the students and young professionals. Alumni of this department are serving in the fields.

ProgramsBSM.ScM.PhilPhD
Animal Sciences

Department of Pharmacy

The Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU) established Department of Pharmacy to promote the academic options in various fields of pharmacy. It offers professional degree programs to facilitate applicants. The curriculum designed by the faculty members is the same as to meet the demands of international quality standards. The adequate combination of theoretical and practical knowledge provides the standard base of education to the students and young professionals. Alumni of this department are serving in the fields.

ProgramsBSM.ScM.PhilPhD
Pharmacy

Department of Plant Sciences

The Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU) established Department of Plant Sciences to promote the academic options in various fields of plant sciences. It offers professional degree programs to facilitate applicants. The curriculum designed by the faculty members is the same as to meet the demands of international quality standards. The adequate combination of theoretical and practical knowledge provides the standard base of education to the students and young professionals. Alumni of this department are serving in the fields.

ProgramsBSM.ScM.PhilPhD
Plant Sciences

Department of Biochemistry

The Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU) established Department of Biochemistry to promote the academic options in various fields of biochemistry. It offers professional degree programs to facilitate applicants. The curriculum designed by the faculty members is the same as to meet the demands of international quality standards. The adequate combination of theoretical and practical knowledge provides the standard base of education to the students and young professionals. Alumni of this department are serving in the fields.

ProgramsBSM.ScM.PhilPhD
Biochemistry

Department of Biotechnology

The Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU) established Department of Biotechnology to promote the academic options in various fields of biotechnology. It offers professional degree programs to facilitate applicants. The curriculum designed by the faculty members is the same as to meet the demands of international quality standards. The adequate combination of theoretical and practical knowledge provides the standard base of education to the students and young professionals. Alumni of this department are serving in the fields.

ProgramsBSM.ScM.PhilPhD
Biotechnology

Department of Environmental Sciences

The Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU) established Department of Environmental Sciences to promote the academic options in various fields of environmental sciences. It offers professional degree programs to facilitate applicants. The curriculum designed by the faculty members is the same as to meet the demands of international quality standards. The adequate combination of theoretical and practical knowledge provides the standard base of education to the students and young professionals. Alumni of this department are serving in the fields.

ProgramsBSM.ScM.PhilPhD
Environmental Sciences

Department of Microbiology

The Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU) established Department of Microbiology to promote the academic options in various fields of microbiology. It offers professional degree programs to facilitate applicants. The curriculum designed by the faculty members is the same as to meet the demands of international quality standards. The adequate combination of theoretical and practical knowledge provides the standard base of education to the students and young professionals. Alumni of this department are serving in the fields.

ProgramsBSM.ScM.PhilPhD
Microbiology

Department of Chemistry

The Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU) established Department of Chemistry to promote the academic options in various fields of chemistry. It offers professional degree programs to facilitate applicants. The curriculum designed by the faculty members is the same as to meet the demands of international quality standards. The adequate combination of theoretical and practical knowledge provides the standard base of education to the students and young professionals. Alumni of this department are serving in the fields.

ProgramsBSM.ScM.PhilPhD
Chemistry

Department of Computer Science

The Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU) established Department of Computer Science to promote the academic options in various fields of computer science. It offers professional degree programs to facilitate applicants. The curriculum designed by the faculty members is the same as to meet the demands of international quality standards. The adequate combination of theoretical and practical knowledge provides the standard base of education to the students and young professionals. Alumni of this department are serving in the fields.

ProgramsBSM.ScMSM.PhilPhD
Computer Science

Department of Earth Sciences

The Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU) established Department of Earth Sciences to promote the academic options in various fields of earth sciences. It offers professional degree programs to facilitate applicants. The curriculum designed by the faculty members is the same as to meet the demands of international quality standards. The adequate combination of theoretical and practical knowledge provides the standard base of education to the students and young professionals. Alumni of this department are serving in the fields.

ProgramsBSM.ScMSPhD
Earth Sciences

Department of Electronics

The Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU) established Department of Electronics to promote the academic options in various fields of electronics. It offers professional degree programs to facilitate applicants. The curriculum designed by the faculty members is the same as to meet the demands of international quality standards. The adequate combination of theoretical and practical knowledge provides the standard base of education to the students and young professionals. Alumni of this department are serving in the fields.

ProgramsBSM.ScM.PhilPhD
Electronics

Department of Mathematics

The Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU) established Department of Mathematics to promote the academic options in various fields of mathematics. It offers professional degree programs to facilitate applicants. The curriculum designed by the faculty members is the same as to meet the demands of international quality standards. The adequate combination of theoretical and practical knowledge provides the standard base of education to the students and young professionals. Alumni of this department are serving in the fields.

ProgramsBSM.ScM.PhilPhD
Mathematics

Department of Physics

The Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU) established Department of Physics to promote the academic options in various fields of physics. It offers professional degree programs to facilitate applicants. The curriculum designed by the faculty members is the same as to meet the demands of international quality standards. The adequate combination of theoretical and practical knowledge provides the standard base of education to the students and young professionals. Alumni of this department are serving in the fields.

ProgramsBSM.ScM.PhilPhD
Physics

Department of Statistics

The Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU) established Department of Statistics to promote the academic options in various fields of statistics. It offers professional degree programs to facilitate applicants. The curriculum designed by the faculty members is the same as to meet the demands of international quality standards. The adequate combination of theoretical and practical knowledge provides the standard base of education to the students and young professionals. Alumni of this department are serving in the fields.

ProgramsBSM.ScM.PhilPhD
Statistics

Department of Anthropology

The Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU) established Department of Anthropology to promote the academic options in various fields of anthropology. It offers professional degree programs to facilitate applicants. The curriculum designed by the faculty members is the same as to meet the demands of international quality standards. The adequate combination of theoretical and practical knowledge provides the standard base of education to the students and young professionals. Alumni of this department are serving in the fields.

ProgramsBSM.ScM.PhilPhD
Anthropology

Department of Defense & Strategic Studies

The Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU) established Department of Defense & Strategic Studies to promote the academic options in various fields of defense and strategic studies. It offers professional degree programs to facilitate applicants. The curriculum designed by the faculty members is the same as to meet the demands of international quality standards. The adequate combination of theoretical and practical knowledge provides the standard base of education to the students and young professionals. Alumni of this department are serving in the fields.

ProgramsBSM.ScM.PhilPhD
Defense & Strategic Studies

Department of History

The Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU) established Department of History to promote the academic options in various fields of history. It offers professional degree programs to facilitate applicants. The curriculum designed by the faculty members is the same as to meet the demands of international quality standards. The adequate combination of theoretical and practical knowledge provides the standard base of education to the students and young professionals. Alumni of this department are serving in the fields.

ProgramsBSM.ScM.PhilPhD
History

Department of Linguistics

The Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU) established Department of Linguistics to promote the academic options in various fields of linguistics. It offers professional degree programs to facilitate applicants. The curriculum designed by the faculty members is the same as to meet the demands of international quality standards. The adequate combination of theoretical and practical knowledge provides the standard base of education to the students and young professionals. Alumni of this department are serving in the fields.

ProgramsBSM.ScM.PhilPhD
Linguistics

Department of Sociology

The Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU) established Department of Sociology to promote the academic options in various fields of sociology. It offers professional degree programs to facilitate applicants. The curriculum designed by the faculty members is the same as to meet the demands of international quality standards. The adequate combination of theoretical and practical knowledge provides the standard base of education to the students and young professionals. Alumni of this department are serving in the fields.

ProgramsBSM.ScM.PhilPhD
Sociology

Following centers are functional at the Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad. Each center also offers programs (undergraduate, master, graduate, and postgraduate) for national and international students. Programs are also mentioned under their respective center.

National Center of Bioinformatics

The Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU) established National Center of Bioinformatics to promote the academic options in various fields of bioinformatics. It offers professional degree programs to facilitate applicants. The curriculum designed by the faculty members is the same as to meet the demands of international quality standards. The adequate combination of theoretical and practical knowledge provides the standard base of education to the students and young professionals. Alumni of this center are serving in the fields.

ProgramsBSM.ScM.PhilPhD
Bioinformatics

Area Study Center

The Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU) established Area Study Center to promote the academic options in various fields of area study. It offers professional degree programs to facilitate applicants. The curriculum designed by the faculty members is the same as to meet the demands of international quality standards. The adequate combination of theoretical and practical knowledge provides the standard base of education to the students and young professionals. Alumni of this center are serving in the fields.

ProgramsBSM.ScM.PhilPhD
Area Study

Center of Excellence for Gender Studies

The Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU) established Center of Excellence for Gender Studies to promote the academic options in various fields of gender studies. It offers professional degree programs to facilitate applicants. The curriculum designed by the faculty members is the same as to meet the demands of international quality standards. The adequate combination of theoretical and practical knowledge provides the standard base of education to the students and young professionals. Alumni of this center are serving in the fields.

ProgramsBSM.ScM.PhilPhD
Gender Studies

Following institutes are functional at the Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad. Each institute also offers programs (undergraduate, master, graduate, and postgraduate) for national and international students. Programs are also mentioned under their respective institute.

Institute of Information Technology

The Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU) established Institute of Information Technology to promote the academic options in various fields of information technology. It offers professional degree programs to facilitate applicants. The curriculum designed by the faculty members is the same as to meet the demands of international quality standards. The adequate combination of theoretical and practical knowledge provides the standard base of education to the students and young professionals. Alumni of this institute are serving in the fields.

ProgramsBSM.ScM.PhilPhD
Information Technology

National Institute of Pakistan Studies

The Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU) established National Institute of Pakistan Studies to promote the academic options in various fields of Pakistan studies. It offers professional degree programs to facilitate applicants. The curriculum designed by the faculty members is the same as to meet the demands of international quality standards. The adequate combination of theoretical and practical knowledge provides the standard base of education to the students and young professionals. Alumni of this institute are serving in the fields.

ProgramsBSM.ScM.PhilPhD
Pakistan Studies

National Institute of Psychology

The Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU) established National Institute of Psychology to promote the academic options in various fields of psychology. It offers professional degree programs to facilitate applicants. The curriculum designed by the faculty members is the same as to meet the demands of international quality standards. The adequate combination of theoretical and practical knowledge provides the standard base of education to the students and young professionals. Alumni of this institute are serving in the fields.

ProgramsBSM.ScM.PhilPhD
Psychology

Taxila Institute of Asian Civilization 

The Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU) established Taxila Institute of Asian Civilization to promote the academic options in various fields of Asian civilization. It offers professional degree programs to facilitate applicants. The curriculum designed by the faculty members is the same as to meet the demands of international quality standards. The adequate combination of theoretical and practical knowledge provides the standard base of education to the students and young professionals. Alumni of this institute are serving in the fields.

ProgramsBSM.ScM.PhilPhD
Asian Civilization

Following schools are functional at the Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad. Each schools also offers programs (undergraduate, master, graduate, and postgraduate) for national and international students. Programs are also mentioned under their respective school.

Quaid-i-Azam School of Management Sciences

The Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU) established Quaid-i-Azam School of Management Sciences to promote the academic options in various fields of management sciences. It offers professional degree programs to facilitate applicants. The curriculum designed by the faculty members is the same as to meet the demands of international quality standards. The adequate combination of theoretical and practical knowledge provides the standard base of education to the students and young professionals. Alumni of this school are serving in the fields.

ProgramsBSM.ScM.PhilPhD
Business Studies
Business Administration
Public Administration
Management Sciences

School of Economics 

The Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU) established School of Economics to promote the academic options in various fields of economics. It offers professional degree programs to facilitate applicants. The curriculum designed by the faculty members is the same as to meet the demands of international quality standards. The adequate combination of theoretical and practical knowledge provides the standard base of education to the students and young professionals. Alumni of this school are serving in the fields.

ProgramsBSM.PhilPhD
Economics

School of Politics & International Relations

The Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU) established School of Politics & International Relations to promote the academic options in various fields of politics and international relations. It offers professional degree programs to facilitate applicants. The curriculum designed by the faculty members is the same as to meet the demands of international quality standards. The adequate combination of theoretical and practical knowledge provides the standard base of education to the students and young professionals. Alumni of this school are serving in the fields.

ProgramsBSM.ScM.PhilPhD
International Relations
Political Sciences

School of Law

The Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU) established School of Law to promote the academic options in various fields of law. It offers professional degree programs to facilitate applicants. The curriculum designed by the faculty members is the same as to meet the demands of international quality standards. The adequate combination of theoretical and practical knowledge provides the standard base of education to the students and young professionals. Alumni of this school are serving in the fields.

ProgramsBSM.ScM.PhilPhD
B.A LL.B

Following institutes are affiliated with the Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad. Each affiliated institutes also offers programs (undergraduate, master, graduate, and postgraduate) for national and international students. Programs are also mentioned under their respective institute.

Armed Forces Post Graduate Medical Institute (AFPGMI), Rawalpindi

The Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU) is affiliated with Armed Forces Post Graduate Medical Institute (AFPGMI), Rawalpindi, to promote the academic options in various fields of medical sciences. It offers professional degree programs to facilitate applicants. The curriculum designed by the faculty members is the same as to meet the demands of international quality standards. The adequate combination of theoretical and practical knowledge provides the standard base of education to the students and young professionals. Alumni of this institute are serving in the fields.

ProgramsBSM.ScM.PhilPhD
Medical Administration
Pharmocology
Anatomy
Biochemistry
Pathology

Health Services Academy (HSA), Islamabad

The Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU) is affiliated with Health Services Academy (HSA), Islamabad, to promote the academic options in various fields of health sciences. It offers professional degree programs to facilitate applicants. The curriculum designed by the faculty members is the same as to meet the demands of international quality standards. The adequate combination of theoretical and practical knowledge provides the standard base of education to the students and young professionals. Alumni of this academy are serving in the fields.

ProgramsBSM.ScMSPhDDiploma
Medical Entomology & Disease Vector Control
MSPH
EMSPH
HEM
MSFE
MSPH (Evening)
Public Health

Pakistan Institute of Ophthalmology, Rawalpindi

The Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU) is affiliated with Pakistan Institute of Ophthalmology, Rawalpindi, to promote the academic options in various fields of medicine. It offers professional degree programs to facilitate applicants. The curriculum designed by the faculty members is the same as to meet the demands of international quality standards. The adequate combination of theoretical and practical knowledge provides the standard base of education to the students and young professionals. Alumni of this institute are serving in the fields.

ProgramsBSM.ScMSPhDDiploma
Ophthalmic Medicine & Surgery
MSPH

Shifa College of Medicine, Islamabad

The Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU) is affiliated with Shifa College of Medicine, Islamabad, to promote the academic options in various fields of medical sciences. It offers professional degree programs to facilitate applicants. The curriculum designed by the faculty members is the same as to meet the demands of international quality standards. The adequate combination of theoretical and practical knowledge provides the standard base of education to the students and young professionals. Alumni of this college are serving in the fields.

ProgramsBSM.ScM.PhilPhD
Medical Sciences

Federal Medical & Dental College, Islamabad

The Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU) is affiliated with Federal Medical & Dental College, Islamabad, to promote the academic options in various fields of medical sciences. It offers professional degree programs to facilitate applicants. The curriculum designed by the faculty members is the same as to meet the demands of international quality standards. The adequate combination of theoretical and practical knowledge provides the standard base of education to the students and young professionals. Alumni of this college are serving in the fields.

ProgramsBSM.ScM.PhilPhD
MBBS

Federal Government Services Hospital, Islamabad

The Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU) is affiliated with Federal Government Services Hospital, Islamabad, to promote the academic options in various fields of medical sciences. It offers professional degree programs to facilitate applicants. The curriculum designed by the faculty members is the same as to meet the demands of international quality standards. The adequate combination of theoretical and practical knowledge provides the standard base of education to the students and young professionals. Alumni of this institute are serving in the fields.

ProgramsBSM.ScM.PhilPhDDiploma
Radiology
TB & CD
Dentistry
Pathology
Hospital Management
DLO
DO
DA
Medicine
Pediatrics
Cardiology
Neurology
General Surgery
Orthopedics
Urology
ENT
Eye
OBGYN
Histopathology
Periodontology
Hematology

PARC Institute of Advanced Studies in Agriculture (PIASA), Islamabad

The Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU) is affiliated with PARC Institute of Advanced Studies in Agriculture (PIASA), Islamabad, to promote the academic options in various fields of agricultural sciences. It offers professional degree programs to facilitate applicants. The curriculum designed by the faculty members is the same as to meet the demands of international quality standards. The adequate combination of theoretical and practical knowledge provides the standard base of education to the students and young professionals. Alumni of this institute are serving in the fields.

ProgramsBSM.ScMSPhD
Plant Genomics & Biotechnology
Animal Genomics & Biotechnology
Agricultural Economics
Plant & Environmental Protection
Natural Resource Management
Biotic Resource Sciences
Energy Management in Agriculture
Soil & Environmental Senses
Water Resource Management

Every educational institution aims to invest in the professional and academic growth of students. There are always some bright students, who want to excel but the limited financial resource is the only stone in their path. In this regard, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad, is assisted by numerous scholarships, internal and external funding, financial aids and awards. Office of Students’ Financial Assistance (OSFA) is responsible 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.

  • USAID Merit-Based Scholarship
  • QAU Financial Assistance
  • Zainab Habib Ullah Endowment Fund
  • Dr. Ishaq Zahid Scholarship
  • Dr. A. Q. Khan Scholarship
  • Dr. Raziuddin Siddiqui Fellowship
  • Mr. Aftab Manzoor Scholarship
  • USAID Need-Based Scholarship
  • Mr. Akbar Hussain Scholarship
  • Mr. Hammad Raza (Shaheed) Scholarship
  • Dr. Mohammad Nazeer Chaudhry Fellowship
  • Razmi Fellowship
  • German Merit-Based Scholarship
  • Jeri Ahmed Syed Fellowship
  • Begum Khurshid Raziuddin Prize
  • German Need-Based Scholarship
  • Dr. Riaz Uddin Fellowship
  • Riaz Uddin Trust Fellowship
  • Mrs. Riaz Uddin Gold Medal
  • Shahabuddin Memorial Scholarship
  • Mrs. Rehmat Shahabuddin Memorial Scholarship
  • French Merit-Based Scholarship
  • Miss Zohra Shahabuddin Memorial Scholarship
  • Mumtaz Memorial Scholarship
  • QAU Alumni Scholarship
  • MORA Scholarship
  • Pakistan Bait-ul-Mal Scholarship
  • Minority Scholarship
  • French Need-Based Scholarship
  • Political Agent Scholarship
  • District Zakat Committee Financial Support
  • Balochistan Scholarship
  • FATA Scholarship
  • Karwan-e-Ilm Foundation Scholarship
  • Sindh Endowment Scholarship
  • Balochistan Endowment Fund
  • Ameer Begum Trust Financial Support
  • MPhil/PhD Fellowship
  • Mr. & Mrs. Ameer Ahmad Siddiqui Endowment Trust Fund
  • Al-Mishkat Foundation Scholarship
  • British Council Scholarship
  • Prime Minister’s National ICT Scholarship
  • Prime Minister Fee Reimbursement Scheme
  • Professional Education Foundation Fund
  • Punjab Education Endowment Fund (PEEF)
  • Babar Bashir Nawaz Scholarship
  • Balochistan Education Endowment Fund (BEEF)
  • Higher Education Department Endowment Scholarship
  • KP Chief Minister’s Endowment Scholarship
  • District Zakat Committee’s Scholarship
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Research & Development
University Rankings

The Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad, is a leading institution in the field of research having numerous research publications having a high impact factor in HEC recognized journal. Besides this, the university has a lot research cultures and recent research trend in the fields of natural science, health care, and social sciences. QAU also has updated research labs and centers. To merge the theoretical knowledge and field practices, it conducts workshops and conferences apart from the curriculum.

  • Effect of Magnetically Selected Non-Apoptotic Sperm on Fertilization
  • Isolation of Antioxidant & Anti-Tumor
  • Docking & Molecular Dynamics Stimulation Studies of Alpha Glycosidase Inhibitors
  • Effects of Genetically Modified Crops on Soil Fertility Status, Physiological & Molecular Characterization of Succeeding Crops
  • All Peroveskite Solid Oxide Fuel Cells for Energy Generation & Security
  • Seismic Hazard Assessment in the Vicinity of Kalabagh Fault
  • Evidence from Industry Level Data
  • International Linkages of Pakistani University with Foreign
  • Influence of Heat Transfer on the Peristaltic Motion of Non-Newtonian Fluids with Different Flow Geometrics
  • Small Scale Sewage Treatment & Waste Water Reuse System for Pakistan
  • Post Traumatic growth among Youth Exposed to a Natural Disaster: Identifying, Mediating & Moderating Factors between Traumatic Events & Post-Traumatic Growth
  • Comparative Bio-Availability & Pharmaco-Kinetic Characterization of Phenothiazines by Using Self Nano-Emulsifying Drug Delivery System
  • Use of Nanotechnology for the Conversion of Organic Industrial Wastes into Bio-Fuels

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