The capital of Pakistan Islamabad is a hub of main political, religious, and educational activities. The capital harbors leading universities for undergraduate and postgraduate studies putting the highest competition in the region. Follow the article for a complete list of top universities in Islamabad.
List of Universities in Islamabad
There are some globally known government and private sector universities offering high-end education as well as the opportunity of gaining hands-on experience by working in practical ways. Given below is the list of universities in Islamabad.
- Quaid-I-Azam University Islamabad
- NUST (National Institute of Science and Technology) university Islamabad
- FAST (the National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences) university Islamabad
- COMSATS University Islamabad
- PIEAS (Pakistan Institute of engineering and applied sciences)
- International Islamic University Islamabad
- Bahria university Islamabad
- National University of Modern Languages (NUML) Islamabad
- Institute of Space and Technology (IST)
- Capital University of Science and Technology (CUST)
- Foundation University Islamabad
- Shifa Tameer-e-Millat University Islamabad
- National Defence University (NDU)
- The Millennium university college (TMUC)
- Abasyn university
- Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology (ZABIST)
- Air university
- Hamdard university
Top Medical Universities In Islamabad
The list of top medical universities in Islamabad is the following.
- Federal medical and dental college (FM&DC) Islamabad
- Islamabad medical and dental college (IMDC)
- Foundation university medical college (FUIC)
- Shifa College of Medicine Islamabad
- Al-Nafees Medical college
- Rawal institute of health sciences
- Fazaia medical college Islamabad
- HBS medical and dental college
Quaid-I-Azam University Islamabad
Qau is amongst the leading government universities in Islamabad. The university comes in the top 300 universities in Asia. Known for its quality education and scenic beauty, QAU holds a different vibe. The university is surrounded by the beautiful Margalla hills and beautifully represents all the cultures of Pakistan.
The university has 4 faculties which include the faculty of biological sciences, natural sciences, social sciences, and pharmaceutical sciences. It is also associated with 9 teaching and research institutes which include affiliated medicine, Area Study Centre for Africa, North and South America, National Institute of Pakistan Studies, Centre of Excellence in Gender Studies, National Institute of Psychology, National Institute of Asian Civilizations, Computer Centre, and the National Institute of Historical and Cultural Research.
QAU is known for its biggest Central library, advanced lab facilities, excellent research areas, highly professional faculties in every department, sports, cultural representation and festivals, the biggest transport system, huts and cafes, and a lot of other facilities offered to the students.
The university offers undergraduate and postgraduate admissions every year. The university is also considered among the best law universities in Islamabad. The students can also avail of a vast range of scholarships for funding their studies.
National Institute of Science and Technology (NUST) Islamabad
The best among the repertoire of engineering universities in Islamabad, NUST is a popular engineering university offering 141 academic programs. The university offers admission in all the engineering departments including mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, civil engineering, and many other departments of IT/computer science offering quality education and research facilities.
The university also has many departments of natural and applied biosciences, business studies, social sciences, and architecture. There are many scholarships to be availed as well for funding your studies.
Admission for undergraduate, Mphil and Ph.D. programs open every year for which students need to pass their highly competitive entrance test. The university is offering the highest number of MS programs. Their research labs and 60 research areas are highly equipped and allow the students to gain practical experience by working in labs. The advanced equipment and professional supervisors lead to innovative research that impacts society.
NUST Tech One is the first technology incubator in Pakistan. Moreover, NUST has also established Pakistan’s first science and technology park. The university also has a lot of foreign students.
Fast University Islamabad
Founded in 2000, by the National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences, FAST is offering multiple disciplines and is popular for its high-paced environment and finest education system. The university is considered among the top Computer sciences universities in Islamabad.
More than 11000 students are getting a quality education at the university. Moreover, recreational facilities at the campuses are also up to the mark. The above 500 skilled faculty members are delivering the best education and preparing students for the practical world.
The university is also well recognized for its research facilities, at both international and national levels. They are committed to providing cutting-edge research facilities for a positive impact on the technological and economic requirements of Pakistan.
Fast offers degree programs that include cyber security, artificial intelligence, computer science, software engineering, robotics, business administration, data science, accounting and finance, and financial technology in bachelors.
Master’s is offered in business administration, artificial intelligence, computer networks and security, electrical engineering, management sciences, software engineering, civil engineering, and data sciences. Ph.D. is offered in 6 fields which can be checked through their website.
Federal Medical and Dental College (FM&DC) Islamabad
FM&DC Islamabad is considered among the top medical universities in Islamabad. The university comes under the Federal government medical universities in Islamabad. It is offering 100 seats for the degree of MBBS after approval from Pakistan medical and dental council. The university is affiliated with SZAMBU (Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Medical University), and the affiliated hospital is PIMS
There are reserved seats according to the government’s devised quota system. Other departments of medical sciences are anatomy, biochemistry, physiology, pharmacology, pathology, forensic medicine and toxicology, and public health sciences.
Islamabad School of Law
ISL comes among the leading law universities in Islamabad and is offering different courses of law and are committed to developing revolutionary lawyers and leaders of tomorrow. The students are trained to integrate education and innovation into the existing norms. The university is offering LLB honors and Master of Law (LLM). The university also conducts the Bar Transfer Test (BTT) which is a test by overseas jurisdictions transferring the successful candidates to the bar of England and Wales.
The article sums up the list of best universities in Islamabad along with the specialties of some of them.