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University of Wah- Quality Education for All

The University of Wah is a private-sector higher education institution founded with the vision of achieving excellence in the dissemination of quality education to all. Chartered in 2009, by the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab, University imparts knowledge in the fields of Engineering, Basic, Social, Computer, and Management Sciences by inculcating universal Islamic values of truth, goodness, and service to mankind on one hand and facilitating an active research environment on the other. The University is located in the exquisite, secure, and pollution-free environment of Wah Cantonment, 30 km from Islamabad. Boasting 100% literacy rate, Wah and adjoining Taxila have a culture steeped in history and are embellished with ancient artifacts as temples, shrines and archeological sites memorabilia of days past.

The University is offering 2-year Associate Diploma, 4-year Bachelor’s, 2-year MS/MPhil and 4-year PhD programs in the aforementioned disciplines. Wah Engineering College (WEC) offers bachelors and post-graduate degrees in Engineering programs in the fields of Civil, Chemical, Electrical, Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering. In addition, WEC also offers BS in technology programs. Mashal Degree College serves as a nursery for female students.

The University management has recently taken numerous steps to improve the overall learning experience for students including extensive infrastructure developments, laboratory enhancement, extension of sports facilities, and induction of PERN-II for its networked environment. University of Wah provides high standard student services including well-equipped classrooms and a digital library. Hostels for male and female students, sports fields, transport, ATM/Banking, photocopying, and related facilities are conveniently located. A well-managed and functional Day Care Centre has been established to facilitate faculty members. The Placement Office-ORIC of University provides counseling at all stages of a student’s career planning and hosts a strong recruitment program, whereby industrialists and employers are invited to campus to recruit fresh graduates.

University of Wah shares the Higher Education Commission’s (HEC) vision on academic integrity and institutional quality. University’s Directorate of Quality Assurance and Enhancement aims to provide guidance and assistance to the university proponents in technical and academic aspects for continuous improvement of quality. It aims at ensuring internal quality through incorporation of continual process improvement procedures dictated by HEC, especially the Self-Assessment Process.

University of Wah is open to external/third-party evaluations and has successfully undergone evaluation of programs by the HEC assessment teams, which include the ‘Institutional Performance Evaluation Process’, ‘Post Graduate Program Review’ and ‘PM’s Directive for Quality Assurance in Higher Education’. University of Wah scored 96.97% in the Yearly Progress Report (YPR) and is placed in the highest category “W’’ by HEC.  The members regularly attend workshops, seminars and conferences organized by HEC to establish and sustain a transparent and creative academic environment consistent with mission of the University as well as HEC.

The University is ISO 21001:2018 Educational Organizations Management System (EOMS) certified and was ranked 8th in Pakistan and 5th in Punjab (including 1st position in Punjab and 2nd position in Pakistan in SDG4 – Quality Education) by Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2023. University of Wah won the Academic Excellence Award for the second consecutive year from the Association of Private Sector Universities of Pakistan. According to UI GreenMetric World University Rankings-2022, University of Wahwas placed 536th worldwide.

The University programs have been continually accredited by the relevant accreditation councils such as National Business Education Accreditation Council, National Computing Education Accreditation Council, National Council for Teachers’ Education, National Technology Council and Pakistan Engineering Council.

The University of Wah has manifested remarkable progress since its inception and our graduates are committed to creating meaningful and useful knowledge in emerging and traditional disciplines. The University has engaged highly qualified and experienced faculty. With an ever-growing 5000-student base, over 250 dedicated faculty members, and efficient management, it is poised to emerge as an institution responsive to technological change, higher education, and research needs of the country by providing a conducive environment.

We welcome you all to join us in this venture, ensuring that it will definitely become an inspiring experience for you and will immensely enhance your persona.

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