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List of universities in Pakistan

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At the time of independence, Pakistan had only one university, Punjab University which is one of the largest in Pakistan and the oldest in South Asia. By the time the amount of universities has increased. In 1997 Pakistan had 35 universities including public, private and military universities. Now Pakistan has more than 200 universities in different provinces and capital.

Higher education in Pakistan undergoes a very positive change and development in several years. Multiple universities, for instance, NUST, PIEAS, University of Karachi have achieved a place in the top world universities ranking. Also, the higher education commission (HEC) which is responsible for higher education in Pakistan ranked the universities based on specific quality education criteria. HEC has signed DOU (Document of Understanding) and MOU (Memorandum of Understanding) with several foreign universities including UK, TURKEY, CANADA, GERMANY, USA, SOUTH KOREA and many others for scholarship opportunities for students. 

List of universities in Pakistan 1

Here is a complete list of universities in Pakistan separated by cities and provinces for the ease of students to find one for themselves:



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6.Gilgit Baltistan

.7.Azad Jammu Kashmir 


  1. Capital University of Science & Technology
  2. Quaid-i-Azam University
  3. Pakistan Institute of Engineering and Applied Sciences 
  4. National Defence University, Pakistan 
  5. Allama Iqbal Open University
  6. International Islamic University, Islamabad
  7. National University of Sciences and Technology, Pakistan 
  8. COMSATS University 
  9. National University of Modern Languages
  10. The National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences
  11. Bahria University
  12. Sir Syed CASE Institute of Technology
  13. The Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science and Technology
  14. Institute of Space Technology
  15. Foundation University, Islamabad
  16. Riphah International University
  17. Air University, Islamabad
  18. Shifa Tameer-e-Millat University
  19. Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Medical University
  20. Muslim Youth University
  21. National University of Technology
  22. Pakistan Institute of Development Economics
  23. National Skills University


  1. King Edward Medical University, Lahore
  2. Government College University, Lahore
  3. Forman Christian College, Lahore
  4. National College of Arts, Lahore
  5. The University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Lahore
  6. University of the Punjab Lahore
  7. Punjab Tianjin University of Technology Lahore
  8. University of Agriculture, Faisalabad
  9. Namal Institute, Mianwali
  10. Kinnaird College for Women University, Lahore
  11. University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore
  12. Lahore College for Women University
  13. Government College University, Faisalabad
  14. Fatima Jinnah Medical University, Lahore
  15. National Textile University, Faisalabad
  16. Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi
  17. Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan
  18. Islamia University, Bahawalpur
  19. University of Engineering and Technology, Taxila
  20. Lahore University of Management Sciences
  21. NFC Institute of Engineering and Technology, Multan
  22. Institute of Management Sciences, Lahore
  23. University of Management and Technology, Lahore
  24. National College of Business Administration and Economics, Lahore
  25. Lahore School of Economics, Lahore
  26. Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi
  27. University of Sargodha
  28. University of Health Sciences, Lahore
  29. University of Education, Lahore
  30. GIFT University, Gujranwala
  31. Hajvery University, Lahore
  32. University of Central Punjab, Lahore
  33. University of Faisalabad
  34. University of Lahore
  35. Beaconhouse National University, Lahore
  36. University of South Asia, Lahore
  37. University of Gujrat
  38. Superior University, Lahore
  39. Minhaj University, Lahore
  40. HITEC University, Taxila
  41. University of Wah
  42. Pakistan Institute of Fashion and Design, Lahore
  43. Women University Multan
  44. Institute of Southern Punjab
  45. Qarshi University, Lahore
  46. Government College Women University, Sialkot
  47. Government Sadiq College Women University, Bahawalpur
  48. Ghazi University
  49. Government College Women University, Faisalabad
  50. Information Technology University, Lahore
  51. Muhammad Nawaz Sharif University of Agriculture, Multan
  52. Muhammad Nawaz Sharif University of Engineering and Technology, Multan
  53. Virtual University of Pakistan, Lahore
  54. Lahore Garrison University, Lahore
  55. Cholistan University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Bahawalpur
  56. Khawaja Fareed University of Engineering and Information Technology, Rahim Yar Khan
  57. University of Engineering and Technology, Rasul
  58. University of Sahiwal
  59. University of Okara
  60. University of Jhang
  61. NUR International University, Lahore
  62. University of Sialkot
  63. Faisalabad Medical University
  64. Rawalpindi Medical University
  65. Nishtar Medical University, Multan
  66. National University of Medical Sciences, Rawalpindi
  67. University of Home Economics, Lahore
  68. Mir Chakar Khan Rind University of Technology
  69. Rawalpindi Women University, Rawalpindi
  70. Institute for Art and Culture, Lahore
  71. University of Narowal
  72. Al-Qadir University
  73. Baba Guru Nanak University, Nankana Sahib
  74. University of Chakwal
  75. University of Mianwali


  1. Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences, Jamshoro
  2. Sindh Madressatul Islam University, Karachi
  3. NED University of Engineering and Technology, Karachi
  4. Dow University of Health Sciences, Karachi
  5. University of Sindh, Jamshoro
  6. University of Karachi
  7. Institute of Business Administration, Karachi
  8. Dawood University of Engineering and Technology, Karachi
  9. Mehran University of Engineering and Technology, Jamshoro
  10. Pakistan Naval Academy, Karachi 
  11. Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur
  12. Quaid-e-Awam University of Engineering, Science and Technology, Nawabshah
  13. Sindh Agriculture University, Tandojam
  14. Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture, Karachi
  15. Baqai Medical University, Karachi
  16. Hamdard University, Karachi
  17. Commecs institute of business and emerging sciences, Karachi
  18. Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology, Karachi
  19. Sukkur IBA University
  20. Textile Institute of Pakistan, Karachi
  21. Institute of Business Management, Karachi
  22. Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology, Karachi
  23. Isra University, Hyderabad
  24. Karachi Institute of Economics and Technology, Karachi
  25. Greenwich University, Karachi
  26. Jinnah University for Women, Karachi
  27. Iqra University, Karachi
  28. Dadabhoy Institute of Higher Education, Karachi
  29. Ilma University, Karachi
  30. Preston Institute of Management Sciences and Technology, Karachi
  31. Indus University, Karachi
  32. University of EAST, Hyderabad
  33. Aga Khan University, Karachi
  34. Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto Medical University, Larkana
  35. Muhammad Ali Jinnah University, Karachi
  36. Sindh Institute of Medical Sciences, Karachi
  37. Karachi School for Business and Leadership, Karachi
  38. Habib University, Karachi
  39. Benazir Bhutto Shaheed University, Karachi
  40. Shaheed Benazir Bhutto University, Nawabshah
  41. KASB Institute of Technology Karachi
  42. Pir Abdul Qadir Shah Jeelani Institute of Medical Sciences, Khairpur
  43. Jinnah Sindh Medical University, Karachi
  44. Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto University of Law, Karachi
  45. DHA Suffa University, Karachi
  46. Nazeer Hussain University, Karachi
  47. Peoples University of Medical and Health Sciences for Women, Nawabshah
  48. The Shaheed Benazir Bhutto University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Karachi
  49. Newports Institute of Communications and Economics, Karachi
  50. Shaheed Benazir Bhutto City University, Karachi
  51. Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Dewan University, Karachi
  52. Hyderabad Institute of Arts, Science and Technology
  53. Qalandar Shahbaz University of Modern Sciences, Karachi
  54. The Benazir Bhutto Shaheed University of Technology and Skill Development, Khairpur
  55. Begum Nusrat Bhutto Women University, Sukkur
  56. University of Sufism and Modern Sciences, Bhit Shah
  57. Government College University, Hyderabad

KPK (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa) 

  1. Islamia College University, Peshawar 
  2. Pakistan Military Academy, Abbottabad 
  3. University of Peshawar
  4. Gomal University, Dera Ismail Khan
  5. University of Engineering and Technology, Peshawar
  6. University of Agriculture, Peshawar
  7. Preston University, Kohat
  8. CECOS University of Information Technology and Emerging Sciences, Peshawar
  9. Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology, Swabi
  10. Kohat University of Science and Technology, Kohat
  11. University of Malakand, Lower Dir
  12. Qurtuba University, Peshawar
  13. Sarhad University of Science and Information Technology, Peshawar
  14. City University of Science and Information Technology, Peshawar
  15. Hazara University, Mansehra
  16. Gandhara University, Peshawar
  17. Northern University, Nowshera
  18. Institute of Management Sciences, Peshawar
  19. University of Science and Technology, Bannu
  20. Khyber Medical University, Peshawar
  21. Abasyn University, Peshawar
  22. Abdul Wali Khan University, Mardan
  23. Shaheed Benazir Bhutto University, Sheringal
  24. University of Swat
  25. Bacha Khan University, Charsadda
  26. Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University, Peshawar
  27. University of Haripur
  28. IQRA National University, Peshawar
  29. Khushal Khan Khattak University
  30. University of Swabi
  31. Abbottabad University of Science and Technology
  32. Women University Mardan
  33. Women University Swabi
  34. University of Technology, Nowshera
  35. FATA University, Akhorwal
  36. University of Chitral
  37. University of Buner
  38. University of Engineering and Technology, Mardan
  39. University of Agriculture, Dera Ismail Khan
  40. University of Lakki Marwat
  41. Pakistan Air Force Academy


  1. University of Balochistan, Quetta
  2. Balochistan University of Engineering and Technology, Khuzdar
  3. Al-Hamd Islamic University, Quetta
  4. Balochistan University of Information Technology, Engineering and Management Sciences, Quetta
  5. Sardar Bahadur Khan Women’s University, Quetta
  6. The Lasbela University of Agriculture, Water and Marine Sciences
  7. University of Turbat
  8. University of Loralai 

Azad Jammu Kashmir (AJK)

  1. Mirpur University of Science and Technology, Mirpur
  2. The University of Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Muzaffarabad
  3. University of Poonch, Rawalakot
  4. Al-Khair University, Mirpur
  5. Mohi-ud-Din Islamic University, Nerian Sharif
  6. The Women University of Azad Jammu and Kashmir Bagh
  7. University of Kotli

Gilgit Baltistan 

  1. Karakoram International University, Gilgit
  2. Baltistan University, Skardu

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