COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, also known by its acronym CIIT, is a publicresearchuniversity 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.