COMSATS Institute of Information Technology

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COMSATS Institute of Information Technology
COMSATS Logo.svg
Motto In Search of Excellence
Established 1998
Type Public University
Endowment PKR 300 Million
Chairman Dr. Asim Shakoor
Chancellor Mr. Zahid Hamid
Rector Dr. Junaid Zaidi
Academic staff
Students 35,452
Undergraduates 28,964
Postgraduates 6,488
Location Islamabad, Pakistan Pakistan
Campus Multi-campus
Colors Blue      White     
Affiliations PEC, HEC

COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, also known by its acronym CIIT, is a public research university in Pakistan. It is a multi-campus institute with its headquarters located in the urban area of Islamabad. It is ranked among the top 5 universities of Pakistan as of the latest ranking released by the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan. From its day of creation to this day, the university has managed to create 7 ISO 9001:2008 certified campuses throughout the nation. Additional plans are underway to create an overseas campus in the Gulf.


URAP Ranking for session 2014-2015
Field National Global
Engineering 2 878
Mathematical Sciences 2 347
Physical Sciences 3 813
Medical and Health Sciences 6 1,217
Chemical Sciences 3 934