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Top 10 Software Engineering Universities in Pakistan

If you are in ICS, Fsc think about what university you want to study for Software Engineering. That’s the best time to plan your career. An education in Software Engineering opens up many career possibilities. There are many careers in user interface design, software architecture, and systems programming.

10 Best Software Engineering Universities (2022)

As most of the young generation of Pakistan wants to be involved in emerging technology, software engineering is one of the high-demand fields in Pakistan today. As soon as a student completes his or her FSC in Pakistan, every student wants to get into one of the best universities in the country. The following are some of the Top 10 Best Software Engineering Universities in Pakistan:

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COMSATS University Islamabad (CUI)

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A research university, COMSATS University Islamabad (CUI), was established in 1998 at Park Road in Islamabad. The university belongs to the public sector of Pakistan.

There are six campuses of COMSATS, but Islamabad and Lahore are the best places to study Software Engineering. Because of CUI’s rankings and sound educational system, students choose to study Software Engineer there first.



The National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences (NUCES) is also commonly known as FAST (Foundation for Advancement of Science and Technology). NUCES was founded in 2000 and offers federal degrees.

As one of Pakistan’s top educational institutes for Computer Science and Information Technology, NU-FAST has consistently been ranked among the best. There are approximately 11,000 students registered at NU-FAST’s six campuses.

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NU-FAST offers the following degree programs:

  • BS Software Engineering

(A total of 130 credit hours are offered.)

  • MS Software Engineering

There are 18 credit hours available in this program.

GIK University

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Private sector university Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology (GIK University) is located in Pakistan. KPK’s Sawabi district is home to this university. Applicants are admitted based on the results of the entrance test. In addition to math, physics, and English MCQs, there are also multiple choice questions. At the very least 60 percent marks or a C in A levels are required for college confirmation in material science and science.

Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology

Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology

A private university located in Karachi, Sir Syed University is part of the Sir Syed Group. The National Commission for Higher Education (HEC) of Pakistan recognizes this university. Established in 1993, Sir Syed University is a private university. This university ranks 5295 globally, 1853 in Asia, and 72 in Pakistan. Undergraduate programs are also offered at this university.

NED University Karachi

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It is located in Karachi, Sindh, at the Nadirshaw Eduljee Dinshaw (NED) University of Engineering and Technology.

Founded in 1921, NED University is one of the oldest universities in the country. In addition to being affiliated with HEC, PEC, and WA (Washington Accord), it is also a public university.

At this prestigious university, more than 12,000 students are currently enrolled.

In the Department of Software Engineering at NED, students have access to modern computers and the Internet 24 hours a day. These labs are:

  • Project Lab
  • Database Lab
  • Al Lab
  • General Purpose Computer Lab
  • Networks Lab
  • Graphics Lab

MUET, Sindh

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It has been generating quality education and research since 1963 at Mehran University of Engineering and Technology (MUET).

HEC, PEC, and PCATP are all affiliated with MUET (Pakistan Council of Architects and Town Planners).

In 2016, HEC ranked MUET 6th in the Engineering Category in Jamshoro in Sindh. In terms of quality education, this public sector university is ranked first in Sindh and 8th in Pakistan.

University of Engineering and Technology Taxila

University of Engineering and Technology Taxila

There are three public universities affiliated with UET Taxila: HEC, PEC, and WA (Washington Accord).

To educate students regarding modern software methodologies and practices, UET Taxila has state-of-the-art facilities and highly qualified teaching staff.

The Faculty of Telecommunication and Information Engineering at UET Taxila teaches Software Engineering.

To educate students regarding modern software methodologies and practices, UET Taxila has state-of-the-art facilities and highly qualified teaching staff.

Each year, admissions for the following categories are opened in June/July:

  • B.Sc. in Software Engineering

This is a 4 year or 8-semester program with a total of 136 credit hours. The average semester fee is around 90,000.

  • M.Sc. in Software Engineering
  • Ph.D. in Software Engineering

UET Taxila 

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Computer science and technology programs are also offered at UET Taxila. The institute has been providing quality technical education since 1975. Under the department of Telecommunication and Information Technology, all BS, MS, and Ph.D. programs in Software Engineering are taught.

University of IT, Engineering, and Management Sciences, Quetta

University of IT, Engineering, and Management Sciences, Quetta new pic

BUITEMS was established in 2002 as a public sector university. The main campus is located on Takatu Island, while the sub-campus is located on Jinnah Island.

Due to its excellent teaching environment and modern research labs, this university has steadily grown to become one of Pakistan’s top universities.

The Software Engineering program at BUITEMS consists of 8 semesters over four years. It is usually at the end of March or the beginning of August at BUITEMS that classes begin.

In Balochistan, there is only one university for every 3.5 million people, as opposed to 528,000 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. It is only 30% in Balochistan as opposed to 46% in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

NUST-SEECS, Islamabad

NUST-SEECS, Islamabad

It goes without saying that NUST is one of the best-known institutions for studying engineering and computer science.

As one of the very first schools in Pakistan to offer a Bachelor’s degree in Software Engineering, NUST School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (NUST-SEECS) was founded in April 1999.

This multi-purpose institute is regarded as an ideal place for students to gain high-quality education and valuable work experience after they graduate. SEECS has many SMART and research computer labs that contribute to the theoretical and practical aspects of the curriculum.

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