The Commission on Science and Technology for Sustainable Development in the South (COMSATS) is an international organization. It aims to reduce the ever-growing gap between the developed and developing world through useful applications of science and technology.
The COMSATS University Islamabad (CUI), formerly known as COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT), is a public university in Pakistan.
COMSATS University Islamabad is ranked amongst the top 10 universities of Pakistan as per HEC recent rankings
It is a multi-campus university with its principal seat located in Islamabad. In the latest QS Subject Rankings 2021, Electrical and Chemical Engineering at COMSATS are ranked # 1 in Pakistan. COMSATS University Islamabad (CUI) is under the administration of the Commission on Science and Technology for Sustainable Development in the South.
International Rankings :
· In TIMES Higher Education (THE) world universities rankings 2020, CUI has been placed among 801-1000 world best universities and ranked 2nd in Pakistan. Besides, it was also ranked at #301-400 in THE Engineering Technology, #401-500 in Computer Science, and Life Science, and #501-600 in Physical Sciences subject rankings 2019. CUI was also ranked 159th in THE Emerging Economies Rankings 2020, 131st in THE Asian University Rankings 2019, and was among 150-200 THE top young universities of the world in 2018.
The origins of the COMSATS University Islamabad (CUI) date back to 1998. The university is one of the leading universities of Pakistan with five (05) broad faculties including Engineering, Information Science and Technology, Business Administration and Architecture and Design with more than 36,000 students and offering 100-degree programs.
The CUI is well-known for its trend-setting pedagogical approach, allowing for interdisciplinary methodologies to learning and problem solving, experimentation, and insight. It is ranked among top 3 universities of Pakistan and the world’s best 800 universities.
In addition, CUI has also developed state of an art Business Incubation Center to promote the entrepreneurial culture to cater the respectable employment opportunities for our educated and technical manpower and the development of indigenous enterprises.
For details, please visit the link http://ww3.comsats.edu.pk/bic
Prof. Dr. Muhammad T. Afzal
Message by the Rector
I feel honored to lead the COMSATS University Islamabad (CUI) as Rector and share with you my vision for CUI, which has always been an innovative institution of learning and development. Our focus in the coming years will be to transform CUI to meet the challenges of a rapidly changing technological environment as well as societal needs through the best affordable academic programs at par with leading global standards, within Pakistan. In short, we envision making CUI "the University of Choice" in Pakistan and across Asia. Although an ambitious vision, but I believe that the talent, skill and experience available at CUI will enable us to achieve success with dedication and hard work.
In the years to come, we will extend out-reach of CUI by adding new campuses capable of catering to the high-quality education needs of a larger canvas of aspiring students and researchers. In this regard, we will also encourage public-private partnerships which will pave the way forward and yield impactful results.
We are committed to making all out efforts to play our due role in minimizing the adverse effects of the global Coronavirus pandemic and bring to the forefront new technologies and pedagogies to achieve our goals.
I would like to assure the parents of our students that CUI will take all possible steps to ensure the safety and well being of your children enrolled at our campuses. We are also deeply committed to inculcate in our graduates the essential skills and professional talent that helps them to meet the needs of the fourth industrial revolution as well as impart industry and market relevant education.
I invite you to explore our website and visit our campuses and interact with our students and faculty members, to find out what distinguishes CUI from other leading universities. I am sure you will be overwhelmed by the achievements, faculty and infrastructure of CUI and give us your valuable feedback which will help us build true professionals and global leaders in thinking.
In conclusion, please join us on our exciting journey into realizing your highest potential; becoming academic leaders in Pakistan and Asia and helping our beloved country by providing impetus to the biggest driver of growth i.e. human resource development.
I pray to Almighty Allah for assistance in our future endeavours and look forward to glorious achievements in the times to come.
Prof. Dr. Muhammad T. Afzal
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