COMSATS - COMSATS Institute of Information Technology

  • Location: Lahore - Punjab     Pakistan
  • HEC Rank: 8 / 13 in category of Engineering
  • Specialized Field: Computer Sciences
  • Institution Level: university
  • Gender Specification: Co-Education

About Comsats

COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT) is big institute in the fields of computer science and engineering. Its campuses are located in major cities in all provinces of Pakistan. A large number of students from all over the country join in one or another program of CIIT. It is a degree awarding institute and its degrees are recognized not by the educational setups but also by the employers in the industry.


The CIIT, besides its principal campus at Islamabad, has six other fully functional campuses at
  • Lahore
  • Abbottabad
  • Wah
  • Attock
  • Sahiwal
  • Vehari
while six more campuses at
  • Gujrat
  • Kotli
  • Karachi
  • Larkana
  • Quetta
  • Peshawar
are in the works. The CIIT is also exploring opportunity for opening an overseas campus in the Gulf region.
The CIIT is now slated for up gradation as a university by the name of COMSATS University through an Act of the Parliament.

Faculties and Departments

Faculty of Information Science & Technology

  • Department of Computer Science
  • Health Informatics Unit

Faculty of Engineering

  • Department of Electrical Engineering
  • Department of Chemical Engineering
  • Department of Mechanical Engineering
  • Department of Civil Engineering

Faculty of Business Administration

  • Department of Management Sciences
  • Department of Development Studies
  • Department of Humanities

Faculty of Science

  • Department of Bio-Sciences
  • Department of Chemistry
  • Department of Environmental Sciences
  • Department of Earth Sciences
  • Department of Mathematics
  • Department of Meteorology
  • Department of Pharmacy
  • Department of Physics

Faculty of Architecture & Design

  • Department of Architecture