CECOS University specialized in IT and Emerging Science is a government chartered University, which is situated in Peshawar, Pakistan. The foundations of this university were laid by Engr.Muhammad Tanveer Javed in 1986. Initially the set up was so small that it only had five computers and a few student. Sometime later a 1 year Diploma was introduced and it got recognized from the Board of Technical Education (B.T.E) to be implemented in KPK. This institution then got affiliated with the University of Peshawar and became a premier college to offer post-graduation degrees in Computer Sciences. It also got affiliated with the University of London for some courses. The college was upgraded to the status of a University and it currently enrolls more than 3000 students. Degree programs in the disciplines of Computer Sciences, Business Management, Engineering and Biotechnology are now being offered by this prestigious university.
CECOS is privileged to be the first university that offers Post Masters in IT oriented courses in Management Accountancy.
CECOS has been recognized by the Government of KPK, for imparting quality and professional education. The university is also recognized by the HEC and has been put in the Category W3 and given the status of a W4 university (the highest category). Pakistan Engineering Council has accredited its Engineering Programs since 2002.
The university has three custom built campuses that comprise of over 12 acres (90 Kanals) of land. The university offers a conducive learning environment and an amiable atmosphere to cater to the academic, co-curricular and extra-curricular needs of the students.
CECOS University is acclaimed to be a perfect blend of knowledgeable instructors and a zealous students. The university offers many career building opportunities to its students.
The faculty and administration of CECOS believes in providing the students with such facilities that will help them hone their skills and increase their pre-existing knowledge. The faculty and administration put in all energies and efforts to groom and mentor every student to such an extent that he is able to achieve his dreams.
Various modern age facilities and services are provided at the university to assist the students. The following facilities are provided:
A well-stocked library that stocks latest books and journals. The library has been recently renovated to accommodate more students.
The University houses well-designed and well-equipped computer laboratories with the latest computers, hardware and software. A 24 hour internet service is provided to the students and faculties.
Student counselling is also provided at the campus. The students who need help in academic, social and domestic matters can seek help from an advisor or counsellor who is available to the students during the office hours.
The students who come to CECOS from different areas of Peshawar are facilitated by a Transport services (buses and coasters).The university transport ply between the university and different points in Peshawar. The University transport facility is cheaper much comfortable and convenient as compared to the public transport.
CECOS also accommodate the students who belong to other provinces. The acclaimed university offers hostel and residential facilities to its students.
The career service office provides the students with career advice and career opportunities. The career services office helps the students to get jobs and internships in their respective fields.
Financial aid and scholarships are provided to students.
The university accommodates a cafeteria where fresh and hygienic food is served.