Computer science is one of the emerging fields throughout the world. The world is getting more reliant on technology, where programmers play an essential role. A significant proportion of students are highly attracted to adopting computer science as a career now. It wouldn’t be wrong to say that the past few years have played a vital role in the development of the computer science field. The field is not confined to any country but has a scope throughout the world. It is also said that the pay scale for computer science graduates is comparatively higher than in other fields. It is predicted that the global employment rate of computer science graduates will grow by 11% by the year 2029.

When it comes to Pakistan, there are now a number of universities that have been offering computer sciences at undergraduate and graduate levels. The country is flourishing in the department of Computer Science and IT with its work and various achievements. There are more than 20,000 computer science graduates every year entering the marketplace. Pakistan currently has more than 25,000 IT companies. Here we have mentioned a list of the top ten universities that are offering a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science in Pakistan.


National University of Science and Technology (NUST)

The Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World Ranking has ranked the National University of Science and Technology as the number one university for engineering and technology in Pakistan. The School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science currently holds more than 1,500 undergraduate students. The department includes a total of 109 credible faculty members, who are the reason for sustaining quality education in the department, resulting in the highest statistics for teaching quality of 33.06 among other universities.

Lahore University of Management and Sciences (LUMS)

The Lahore University of Management and Sciences is one of the most prestigious universities in Pakistan. The university includes a number of disciplines and enrolls a significant number of candidates every year. The Department of Computer Science at the Syed Babar Ali School of Science and Engineering offers a bachelor’s degree in Computer Sciences. The university holds credible faculty that are driven to provide research-oriented studies. It has been declared that LUMS is one of the most expensive universities in Pakistan.

Punjab University College for Information Technology PUCIT

The Punjab University College for Information Technology is one of the top priority institutes for attaining a degree in computer sciences. The department is well known for developing a strong foundation of theoretical concepts among students. Currently, the department has more than 2242 students. Apart from the academic aspects, the university develops a sense of creativity and problem-solving skills. The institute has been ranked 451–500 by the QS Subject Wise World Ranking. The institute has more than 500 research publications.

Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology

Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology GIKI is a well–known private university located in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa region. The university was founded by former Prime Minister Ghulam Ishaq Khan. The university has been ranked as a top institute by the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan. The faculty of Computer Science and Engineering at GIKI is dedicated to providing quality education and producing competent professionals in the field of technology. The department puts a great emphasis on the practical application of skills. 

NED University of Engineering and Technology, Karachi

Nadirshaw Eduljee Dinshaw (NED) University of Engineering and Technology Karach is a public sector research-oriented university situated in Karachi. The university holds around 27 departments and more than 20 research centers. The university has attained a 95.33% Score in the HEC ranking for quality assurance. One of the departments of NED is the Department of Computer and Information Systems Engineering. The department has the vision to impart academic excellence for the formation of computer engineers. Along the theoretical, the department ensures the practical application of skills by providing different computing centers. 

COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT), Islamabad

COMSATS is one of the best universities in the field of computer sciences in Pakistan. The QS World University Rankings has declared COMSATS among the top 250 universities for engineering and technology. Among the 22 departments of COMSATS, the department of computer science is committed to instilling advanced and comprehensive knowledge of computer science among students.

Information Technology University

Information Technology University ITU is a Lahore-based public sector emerging university dedicated to technology-based study programs. The university consists of six research centers to facilitate students and ensure their practical application. The university has several affiliations and partnerships with EdX and IBM.

Balochistan University of Information Technology and Management Sciences, Quetta

The prodigious demand for computer and IT experts has been increasing throughout the world. The department of Computer Science at the Balochistan University of Information Technology and Management Sciences aspires to provide an excellent academic environment to attract a number of students. The programs grant an in-depth knowledge of computer science disciplines. The university has a strong affiliation with the National Computing Education Accreditation Council.

City University of Science and Information Technology, Peshawar

The department of computer sciences at the City University of Science and Information Technology has been playing an essential role in providing knowledge of recent advances in the field of computer science with theoretical as well as practical work. The City University of Science and Information Technology is the first private sector university that was chartered by the Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

National University of Computer and Emerging Science (FAST)

The National University of Computer and Emerging Science is a well-acknowledged university chartered by the Federal Government of Pakistan. The university provides a world-class environment for education and other recreational activities. The department provides undergraduate degree programs in computer science as well as knowledge of new advances in the field.

Computer Sciences is one of the prominent fields throughout the world. To explore your career in the field hunting for the best university can feel a little complicated which is why we have mentioned the top universities that are providing quality education in the field of Computer Science. 

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