Capital University of Science & Technology CUST is situated in Islamabad, Pakistan. Under the banner of Muhammad Ali Jinnah University (M.A.J.U), CUST was established in 1988 in the heart of Islamabad.
Within a short span of time the university has set its bench mark and gained a remarkable status in the field of higher education.
The university envisions to produce graduates who are competent and who have the capabilities to bring prosperous developments in the country. The university has devised strategies and plans to produce career-oriented individuals who will be a significant contribution to the society and the nation. The university is proud of their 4000+ alumni who are contributing for the betterment of mankind nationally and internationally.
The CUST University is a vibrant hub of providing quality higher education in various fields that are relevant to the needs of our developing country. Capital University of Science & Technology is a public research university which is chartered and authorized to grant degrees in various disciplines at all levels. Higher Education Commission of Pakistan (HEC) recognizes all degree programs offered at CUST while the undergraduate Engineering degrees are acknowledged by the Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC). The undergraduate, post-graduate and doctoral studies degrees awarded by the University have a great scope in the job market. There is a special demand of the business management, applied sciences, engineering, and computer science degrees offered by this university.
One of the salient features of the university is its excellent infrastructure and state of the art built campus. The support facilities and services provided by the University help to execute academic and co-curricular programs. CUST takes pride of its roster of faculty that is highly dedicated, professional and mission oriented. The university has a very competitive and conducive learning environment. Well-equipped and sophisticated laboratories are the distinguishing feature of the University. The affordable fee structure and top class education is a major attraction to the students. Incentives like scholarships and financial help are provided to motivate the needy and deserving candidates.
The university observes a semester system, there are two academic semesters namely Fall and Spring.