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COMSATS University Islamabad

History

The foundation-conference of COMSATS was held at Islamabad on 4th & 5th October 1994. Representatives from thirty-six countries attended. The participants included twenty-two Ministers, members of the diplomatic community of Islamabad and representatives of international organizations, like UNESCO, UNIDO, UNEP and the World Bank.

Education

Share the knowledge, understanding and creativity by providing a broad range of educational programs among a diverse community of learners and teachers and prepare graduate, professional and undergraduate students as well as non-degree seeking students interested in continuing education and lifelong learning for active roles in competitive and culturally diverse environments.

Research

CUI aspires to be both one of the top research institutions and one of the best higher education providers in the country. It envisages becoming a university by the name of “COMSATS University”, for which the legal documentation is under process with the Government of Pakistan. The vision being pursued by the CUI is to become one of the top 100 universities in the developing world. The CUI further intends to earn a place among the top 500 universities of the world by the year 2020.

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University Ranking

QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2025
711 -60
2024
651 350
2023
1001
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2025
-
2024
601
2023
601
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2024
-
2023
501
2022
501
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2025
-
2024
-
2023
441
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Student services

Extend, apply and exchange knowledge between the institute and society by applying scholarly expertise to intellectual, social and technological problems, by helping organizations and individuals respond to their changing environments, and by making the knowledge and resources created and preserved at the institute accessible to the citizens.

 Using the resources of its multiple campuses in an integrated fashion, the Institute vies to strengthen the services to the state through the education of a modern work force, research and development, technology commercialization and partnership with business, government and community groups

Library services

COMSATS University Islamabad Junaid Zaidi Library is vital to the education mission of COMSATS University Islamabad. Overall objective of the Junaid Zaidi Library is to select, organize, and maintain print and electronic resources that support the curriculum and information needs of COMSATS University Islamabad academic community.

ICT services

The COMSATS University Islamabad (CUI), Islamabad intends to purchase internet/bandwidth for its campuses located at various cities of Pakistan on “Single-Stage-Two-Envelope”. The proposals are required from the renowned companies having PTA license for provision of internet/bandwidth with verifiable experience in similar domain, i.e supply, installation and support of internet/bandwidth services.

Campus life

Lahore Campus provides what an insightful student is looking for in a learning environment, academic excellence, quality teaching, and constructive extracurricular activities. We endorse that it is crucial for today's student to work in a healthy environment conducive to study. Our faculty not only teaches but mentors the young and impressionable minds. Campus is fully equipped with facilities of international standards ranging from academics to sports activities. It is a marvel of traditional subcontinent architecture surrounded by a lush green grounds and peaceful surroundings.

Sports facilities

The importance of sports in the life of a student is invaluable. It plays a vital role in moulding students’ life and developing human personality. Sports not only teach to maintain the physical stamina, but also empower students with obedience, discipline, the determination to win, will power, etc. Therefore, sports along with the academic results are essential for the mental, moral and physical development of the students. Sports facility is available at all CUI campuses for both male and female students. Following sports are played at CUI:

Student clubs

  • Ideas
  • Painting Photo Club/ Debating Club/Literacy Club /Entertainment Club
  • Bio Com.s
  • Comsats Science / General Society / Music Society
  • Beautiful Mind
  • ACM / D.Unit
  • BAZM Literacy Society

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