Air University (Islamabad)

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Air University
جامعہ فضایہ
Air University (Pakistan Air Force) (logo).gif
MottoTaking Academic Excellence To New Heights
TypePublic
Established2002 (2002)
AffiliationHigher Education Commission (Pakistan), Pakistan Engineering Council, Association of Commonwealth Universities, International Association of Universities
ChancellorPresident of Pakistan
Vice-ChancellorAir Vice Marshal (R) Faaiz Amir, HI(M), S Bt.
RegistrarAir Cdre. (R) Muhammad Saleem
Location,
Coordinates: 33°42′50″N 73°01′29″E / 33.7138°N 73.0247°E / 33.7138; 73.0247
ColoursBlack, outer space, jordy blue            
NicknameAU
Websiteau.edu.pk

The Air University (AU) (Urdu: جامعہ فضایہ‎) is a public university located in Islamabad, Pakistan. It is established by the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) in 2002. It is a civilian university and offers undergraduate and post-graduate programs in engineering, business management and humanities.[1] The university is under the management of Pakistan Air Force's education command.[2] It is ranked among the country's top ten universities in the Engineering and Technology category by the Higher Education Commission (Pakistan) (HEC).[3] Air University is recognized by the Higher Education Commission (Pakistan) and accredited by the Pakistan Engineering Council. It is a member of Association of Commonwealth Universities of the United Kingdom[4] and International Association of Universities[5]

Faculties and Departments[edit]

The university's major faculties and departments are given below:

  • Institute of Avionics and Aeronautics
    • Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
    • Department of Avionics Engineering
  • Faculty of Engineering
    • Department of Electrical Engineering
    • Department of Mechatronics Engineering
  • Faculty of Basic & Applied Sciences
    • Department of Computer Science & Engineering
    • Department of Physics
    • Department of Mathematics
  • Faculty of Administrative Sciences
    • AUSOM (Air University School Of Management)
  • Faculty of Social Sciences
    • Department of Humanities

Programs[edit]

Discipline Degree Program
BS, BE MS / M Phil Ph.D.
Electrical Engineering[6] Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY
Mechatronics Engineering[7] Green tickY Green tickY
Mechanical Engineering[8] Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY
Business Administration (BBA)[9] Green tickY Green tickY
Aerospace Engineering[8] Green tickY Green tickY
Physics[10] Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY
Computer Science[11] Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY
Mathematics[12] Green tickY Green tickY
English[13] Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY
Avionics Engineering[14] Green tickY Green tickY
Management Sciences[9] Green tickY Green tickY
Accounts and Finance[9] Green tickY

Laboratories[edit]

Students can augment their learning through practical work in laboratories.[15] These labs include:

Student bodies[edit]

Student run organizations, societies and clubs are present in Air University. These include:

    • Air University Adventure Club (AUAC)
    • Air Media Club (AMC)
    • Cultural Society (AUCS)
    • Thespian Society (AUTS)
    • Sports Club (AUSC)
    • Music Society (AUMS)
    • Islamic Society (AUIS)
    • Engineering Research and Computer Society
    • Literary Society (AULS)
    • Science and Technology Society
    • Drama (Thespian) Society
    • Performing Arts Society
    • Allama Iqbal Society
    • Sha'oor - The Society[16]

Air University Multan campus[edit]

In 2011, Air University established its second in Multan, Punjab, Pakistan. It offers undergraduate and postgraduate degree programs in Management Sciences, Accounting & Finance, Information Technology, Mathematics and Computer Science.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Why air university". Why air university. Retrieved 22 September 2013.
  2. ^ "Timeline of AU". Timeline of AU. Retrieved 22 September 2013.
  3. ^ "HEC rankings". HEC rankings. Archived from the original on 2013-11-13.
  4. ^ "ACU Members". ACU.
  5. ^ https://www.iau-aiu.net/List-of-IAU-members?lang=en
  6. ^ "Department Of Electrical Engineering". Air University official Website. Retrieved 2016-07-06.
  7. ^ "Department Of Mechatronics Engineering". Air University official Website. Retrieved 2016-07-06.
  8. ^ a b "Department Of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering". Air University official Website. Retrieved 2016-07-06.
  9. ^ a b c "Au School Of Management". Air University official Website. Retrieved 2016-07-06.
  10. ^ "Department Of Physics". Air University official Website. Retrieved 2016-07-06.
  11. ^ "Department Of Computer Science". Air University official Website. Retrieved 2016-07-06.
  12. ^ "Department Of Mathematics". Air University official Website. Retrieved 2016-07-06.
  13. ^ "Department Of Humanities". Air University official Website. Retrieved 2016-07-06.
  14. ^ "Department Of Avionics Engineering". Air University official Website. Retrieved 2016-07-06.
  15. ^ "Research Labs-Air University". Au.edu.pk. Retrieved 2012-02-03.
  16. ^ "SHA'OOR - The Society :: Spreading Awareness | We are dedicated to bring academic, social and moral awareness in the society". Shaoorpakistan.org. 2011-12-20. Archived from the original on 2012-02-20. Retrieved 2012-02-03.

External links[edit]

AU official website