- LocationUniversity of Baltistan Kargil-Skardu Rd, Hussainabad, Hussain Abad Click address for directions
- Phone +92-5815-960071 / 72
- Fax +92-5815-960068
- Email [email protected]
- Web Site http://www.uobs.edu.pk/
University of Baltistan, Skardu, Gilgit Baltistan
“The University of Baltistan”, was entrenched in the year 2017, August and it is affiliated to Higher Education Commission. Our mission is to provide the best education along with research opportunities to national and international communities via advanced techniques and trends in Higher education. Our university is neither gender nor any religion along with race, creed, color or domicile confined. Later on, being a well known higher education foundation, the institute started working as a sub-campus of Karakoram International University in the year 2011, has four departments which include Computer science (CS), Modern languages, Business management, and Educational Development. Later on, after five years the department of Biological sciences came into being. It’s a public-sector university and one and only higher education institution who offers different degree programs in that region. At this time, our university offers admissions in various programs including BS and Masters. Core value includes human dignity, social justices, peace, tolerance, and eco-friendliness.
The University of Baltistan is located in Skardu, the largest city of Gilgit-Baltistan. The geomorphological location of our university provides a strapping base for the present and upcoming programmatic schemes. The area where our university is situated have some valleys like Skardu, Khaplu, and Shigar, etc. The mindblowing beauty of this division attracts many national as well as international tourists along with many researchers every year, that’s the reason that all the doings in the university shows the local resources of the division. Our university plays a very vital role in the educational expansion of the division as well as the nation through various programs.
The University of Baltistan offers admissions annually for BS/Bachelor degree which is of 4 years and Master degree which is of 2 years programs.
Selection Criteria for Undergraduate Programs
- 12 years of relevant education or equivalent with 50% marks from an accredited educational institution.
- Valid NTS score as per the policy
Selection Criteria for Graduate Programs
- 16 years of relevant education from a licensed educational institution with good grades.
- NTS GAT (General) with a minimum score of 50.
The University of Baltistan has different well-maintained departments including Business management, biological science, Computer science, Educational development and languages, and cultural studies.
The University of Baltistan offers a good amount of scholarship for needy people around who have the capabilities to provide a better future to the country but due to lack of resources, the could not. Following scholarships are offered to such students:
- Merit scholarship which is given in the form of the full fee back to the topper of the session of all departments.
- Prime Minister fee-reimbursement scheme which given to master students.
- HEC need-based scholarship which is given to the financially weak students.
The University of Baltistan is a leading public sector university in the research field having many publications with high impact factor in HEC journal. Along with this Our university has various research groups, well-equipped research labs, and centers. In order to build a link between theoretical studies and practical work, we organize workshops and conferences too.