HEC Recognized Universities


Have a glance below at the current list of HEC recognized Universities / Degree Awarding Institutions (DAIs) in Pakistan (list includes both public and private sector universities),


Public Sector Universities / DAIs


Chartered by the Government of Pakistan

  1. Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad
  2. National University of Sciences and Technology, Rawalpindi/ Islamabad
  3. International Islamic University, Islamabad
  4. National College of Arts, Lahore
  5. Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Medical University, Islamabad
  6. COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Islamabad
  7. Bahria University, Islamabad
  8. Pakistan Military Academy, Abbottabad
  9. Pakistan Naval Academy, Karachi
  10. Air University, Islamabad
  11. Federal Urdu University of Arts, Sciences and Technology, Islamabad
  12. Institute of Space Technology, Islamabad
  13. Karakurum International University, Gilgit, Gilgit Baltistan
  14. National Defense University, Islamabad
  15. National Textile University, Faisalabad
  16. National University of Modern Languages, Islamabad
  17. NFC Institute of Engineering and Technology, Multan
  18. Pakistan Institute of Development Economics, Islamabad
  19. Pakistan Institute of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Islamabad
  20. Pakistan Institute of Fashion and Design, Lahore
  21. University of FATA, Kohat
  22. Virtual University of Pakistan, Lahore
  23. Allama Iqbal Open University, Islamabad
  24. Dawood University of Engineering and Technology, Karachi


Chartered by the Government of Punjab

  1. University of the Punjab, Lahore
  2. University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore
  3. Government College University, Lahore
  4. Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan
  5. Islamia University, Bahawalpur
  6. University of Health Sciences, Lahore
  7. King Edward Medical University, Lahore
  8. Kinnaird College for Women, Lahore
  9. Lahore College for Women University, Lahore
  10. Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi
  11. University of Agriculture, Faisalabad
  12. University of Education, Lahore
  13. University of Engineering and Technology, Taxila
  14. Government College University, Faisalabad
  15. Government College for Women University, Faisalabad
  16. Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi
  17. The Women University, Multan
  18. University of Gujrat, Gujrat
  19. University of Sargodha, Sargodha
  20. University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Lahore


Chartered by the Government of Sindh

  1. University of Karachi, Karachi
  2. University of Sindh, Jamshoro
  3. Institute of Business Administration, Karachi
  4. Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur
  5. DOW University of Health Sciences, Karachi
  6. Benazir Bhutto Shaheed University Lyari, Karachi
  7. Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences, Jamshoro
  8. Mehran University of Engineering and Technology, Jamshoro
  9. Jinnah Sindh Medical University, Karachi
  10. Shahaeed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto Medical University, Larkana
  11. Sindh Agriculture University, Tandojam
  12. NED University of Engineering and Technology, Karachi
  13. Quaid-e-Awam University of Engineering, Sciences and Technology, Nawabshah
  14. Peoples University of Medical and Health Sciences for Women, Nawabshah (Shaheed Benazirabad)
  15. Sindh Madresatul Islam University, Karachi
  16. Shaheed Benazir Bhutto University, Shaheed Benazirabad
  17. Sukkur Institute of Business Administration, Sukkur


Chartered by the Government of Khyber Pakhtoonkhwa (KPK)

  1. University of Peshawar, Peshawar
  2. University of Science and Technology, Bannu
  3. University of Haripur, Haripur
  4. University of Swabi, Swabi
  5. University of Swat, Swat
  6. Hazara University, Dodhial, Mansehra
  7. Institute of Management Sciences, Peshawar
  8. Bacha Khan University, Charsadda
  9. Abdul Wali Khan University, Mardan
  10. Gomal University, D.I. Khan
  11. Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University, Peshawar
  12. Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Agricultural University, Peshawar
  13. University of Engineering and Technology, Peshawar
  14. Kohat University of Science and Technology, Kohat
  15. Khushal Khan Khattak University, Karak
  16. University of Malakand, Chakdara, Dir, Malakand
  17. Shaheed Benazir Bhutto University, Sheringal, Dir
  18. Islamia College University, Peshawar
  19. Khyber Medical University, Peshawar


Chartered by the Government of Balochistan

  1. University of Balochistan, Quetta
  2. University of Turbat, Turbat
  3. Balochistan University of Information Technology and Management Sciences, Quetta
  4. Balochistan University of Engineering and Technology, Khuzdar
  5. Sardar Bahadur Khan Women University, Quetta
  6. Lasbela University of Agriculture, Water and Marine Sciences, Lasbela


Chartered by the Government of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK)

  1. University of Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Muzaffarabad
  2. Mirpur University of Science and Technology
  3. University of Poonch, Rawalakot
  4. University of Management Sciences and Information Technology, Kotli
  5. Women University of Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Bagh


Private Sector Universities / DAIs


Chartered by the Government of Pakistan

  1. Lahore University of Management Sciences, Lahore
  2. Foundation University, Islamabad
  3. Riphah International University, Islamabad
  4. National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences, Islamabad
  5. Shifa Tameer-e-Millat University, Islamabad
  6. Aga Khan University, Karachi


Chartered by the Government of Punjab

  1. Lahore School of Economics, Lahore
  2. Forman Christian College, Lahore
  3. University of Central Punjab, Lahore
  4. Beaconhouse National University, Lahore
  5. HITEC University, Taxila
  6. University of Management and Technology, Lahore
  7. Superior University, Lahore
  8. Institute of Southern Punjab, Multan
  9. Hajvery University, Lahore
  10. Imperial College of Business Studies, Lahore
  11. Institute of Management Sciences, Lahore
  12. University of Lahore, Lahore
  13. Lahore Leads University, Lahore
  14. Minhaj University, Lahore
  15. National College of Business Administration and Economics, Lahore
  16. University of South Asia, Lahore
  17. Qarshi University, Lahore
  18. The GIFT University, Gujranwala
  19. The University of Faisalabad, Faisalabad
  20. University of Wah, Wah
  21. Ali Institute of Education, Lahore
  22. Global Institute, Lahore


Chartered by the Government of Sindh

  1. Iqra University, Karachi
  2. Hamdard University, Karachi
  3. Muhammad Ali Jinnah University, Karachi
  4. Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology, Karachi
  5. Greenwich University, Karachi
  6. Habib University, Karachi
  7. Indus University, Karachi
  8. Institute of Business and Technology, Karachi
  9. Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture, Karachi
  10. Institute of Business Management, Karachi
  11. Isra University, Hyderabad
  12. Jinnah University for Women, Karachi
  13. Karachi Institute of Economics and Technology, Karachi
  14. KASB Institute of Technology, Karachi
  15. Karachi School for Business and Leadership, Karachi
  16. Preston University, Karachi
  17. Newports Institute of Communications and Economics, Karachi
  18. Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology, Karachi
  19. Preston Institute of Management, Science and Technology, Karachi
  20. Shaheed Benazir Bhutto City University, Karachi
  21. Sindh Institute of Medical Sciences, Karachi
  22. Textile Institute of Pakistan, Karachi
  23. Baqai Medical University, Karachi
  24. Commecs Institute of Business and Emerging Sciences, Karachi
  25. Dadabhoy Institute of Higher Education, Karachi
  26. DHA Suffa University, Karachi
  27. Nazeer Hussian University, Karachi
  28. Zia-ud-Din University, Karachi


Chartered by the Government of Khyber Pakhtoonkhwa (KPK)

  1. Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology, Topi
  2. Preston University, Kohat
  3. Qurtaba University of Science and Information Technology, D.I. Khan
  4. Sarhad University of Science and Information Technology, Peshawar
  5. City University of Science and Information Technology, Peshawar
  6. Gandhara University, Peshawar
  7. Iqra National University, Peshawar
  8. Northern University, Nowshera
  9. Abasyn University, Peshawar
  10. CECOS University of Information Technology and Emerging Sciences, Peshawar


Chartered by the Government of Balochistan

  1. Al-Hamd Islamic University, Quetta


Chartered by the Government of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK)

  1. Mohi-ud-Din Islamic University, AJK
  2. Al-Khair University, AJK