Ranking  580      1
Country Pakistan
City Islamabad
Bachelor (foreigners)1,000 USD/year.
Master (foreigners)1,000 USD/year.
Bachelor (citizens)1,000 USD/year.
Master (citizens)1,000 USD/year.
Cost of living $274-542 USD/Month.
Acceptance Rate 10%
Official Website
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1991
Abbreviation NUST
Teachers 1,280
Students 10,027
Foreigners 3%
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
AdmissionBased on grades and examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Housing Available
Financial aid Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Motto
Defining Futures
Accreditation
• Higher Education Commission, Pakistan
Affiliations
• Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
• Talloires Network
• The International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education (INQAAHE)
• Asia-Pacific Quality Network (APQN)
• International Association of Universities (IAU)
• Association of Management Development Institutions in South Asia (AMDISA)
• International Association of University Presidents (IAUP)
• United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI)
• Affiliate member of International Association of Science Parks (IASP)
Rankings
World ranking580
Country ranking1
Employer Reputation377
Quality of teaching153
Ranking in world by sphere
Engineering and Technology340
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking580
QS World University Rankings521
Cost of living in Islamabad
Expenses - USD/Month.Min.Med.
Accommodation 85 156
Food 86 148
Transportation 9 48
Communications and utilities 60 64
Clothing 15 57
Sports and leisure 18 68
Total274542
Accommodation in Islamabad USD/Month.
Shared room outside of centre86
Shared room in city centre158
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre100
1 bedroom apartment in city centre208
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National University of Sciences & Technology (NUST) - public higher education institution in Pakistan. NUST was officially founded in 1991. The main building of the university is located in Islamabad inside an urban campus.

University ranking. International rankings unanimously agree that National University of Sciences & Technology is the best in Pakistan. National University of Sciences & Technology ranks 1 in the national rating of Pakistan, this impressive result was achieved in less then 30 years. National University of Sciences & Technology is considered to be one of the most prestigious universities on the planet, securing the place in the top 5% of the world’s best universities. According to the specialists, «Engineering and Technology» is the strongest program of the university and ranks 340 in the world. Thanks to its high educational standards the university graduates are quite popular among employers of Pakistan and the world.

Application process and the cost of tuition. To enroll the student must provide the information on previous academic performance and pass examinations. National University of Sciences & Technology has one of the strictest admission policies in the world accepting only 1 out of 10 applicants. National University of Sciences & Technology is among the universities that divides the academic schedule into semesters. NUST has affordable bachelor’s programs that cost less than 1,000 USD/year. A year of master’s studies will cost you 1,000 USD. In addition to low tuition fees the university provides the students with extra financial assistance in the form of scholarships. Before starting to plan your education at NUST read more information on the official website http://nust.edu.pk.

The composition of the university. National University of Sciences & Technology is medium in scale, teaching no more than 11 thousand students at a time. The university accepts applications from foreign students. The ratio of foreign students at NUST is 3% of all students. The academic staff includes more than 1300 teachers and professors. NUST has international student exchange programs between partner universities.

Infrastructure of NUST. The university has its own library. For those who require accommodations dormitories on and off campus are offered. National University of Sciences & Technology is a part of the following groups Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU), Talloires Network, The International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education (INQAAHE), Asia-Pacific Quality Network (APQN), International Association of Universities (IAU), Association of Management Development Institutions in South Asia (AMDISA), International Association of University Presidents (IAUP), United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI), Affiliate member of International Association of Science Parks (IASP).

National University of Sciences & Technology - Official Description

NUST is one of the new generation of Pakistani Universities with a progressive and innovative outlook. The University is envisaged to grow as a modern centre of excellence for research and development in the fields of sciences and technology. The essence underlying the foundation of NUST revolves around spectral combination of engineering, information technology (IT), medical and management sciences with higher academic quality and spirit of excellence epitomizing its cherished objectives. NUST is committed to the provision of intellectual leadership and development of indigenous technology in the country and to emerge as a beacon of light for the country's scientific and technological progress and needs.

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