The Foundation
The sponsoring body of the University – the Foundation for Advancement
of Science and Technology (FAST) was established in 1980. It is
registered with the Government of Pakistan as a charitable institution.
In 1985, it selected higher education as a vehicle to pursue its
objective of producing scientists and technologists of the highest
calibre. FAST pioneered the development of IT industry in Pakistan by
offering the country’s first undergraduate program in Computer Science.
Today, this University, sponsored by FAST, stands recognized as the
leader and trend-setter in this field in Pakistan and abroad.

The University
Founded as a Federally Chartered University, the National University of
Computer and Emerging Sciences is a premiere University of Pakistan,
renowned for quality and impact of its students in the development of
local software and other industries. The university has four modern
campuses at Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad, and Peshawar. These campuses
provide world class educational environment and recreational facilities
to over 4,000 under-graduate and graduate students, around one fifth of
whom, are women. Research wings of the university are well recognized, nationally and internationally. They are embarked upon cutting edge research having direct impact on the social, economic and technological needs of Pakistan. Our vision is to become a globally recognized research university of Pakistan within the next decade.

Patron of the University
Islamic Republic of Pakistan

Board of Governors

Rector, Dr. Amir Muhammed
Rector, NUCES
Former President, Pakistan Academy of Sciences
Former Vice Chancellor Agriculture University, Faisalabad

Dr. Abdul Wahab
President, Mohammad Ali Jinnah University, Karachi

Mr. H.U. Beg
Executive Director, Society for the Promotion of Engg. Science and Technology
Former Federal Secretary (Finance)

Senator Nisar A. Memon
Former Federal Minister, Information and Broadcasting
Ex-County General Manager, IBM, Pakistan

Lt. Gen. Syed Refaqat, H.I (M), S.Bt.
Pro-Rector, NUCES
Former Chief of Staff to the President of Pakistan

Mr. Justice (Retd) Syed Usman Ali Shah
Former Judge, Supreme Court of Pakistan
Former Wafaqi Mohtasib


Deans of all Faculties
Chairman Higher Education Commission
Federal Secretary Education

Degree Programs Offered

BS(Computer Science)
BS(Telecom Engineering)
BS(Computer Engineering)

MS(Computer Science)
MS(Software Project Management)
MS(Telecom Engineering)

PhD(Computer Science)