CUSIT the short for City University of Science and Information Technology is one of the first private sector university based in Peshawar. It has been chartered by the Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwan. CUSIT has received recognitions from the Higher Education Commission (HEC). The engineering degree programs are approved by the PEC and NCEAC.
This university CUSIT is an extended project of the Peshawar Model Educational Institutions (PMEIs) which was founded in 1979 with the aim to deliver quality education. In appreciation of the extraordinary educational services provided by the PMEIS, the institution was granted the charter of a University by the Government of KPK. The foundations of the CUSIT were laid down on 30th August 2001.However the formal inauguration of the university was done by Gen (R) Syed Iftikhar Hussain on Oct 06, 2001 in the presence of the well-known nuclear scientist Dr. Abdul Qadeer Khan.
The university promises to disseminate high quality education and cutting edge instructions to its students. The university lays emphasis on research and innovation for which hi-tech and sophisticated labs and research centers are built.
The University not only focuses on academic excellence but also makes genuine efforts to produce graduates with wholesome personalities. Therefore righteous knowledge is delivered, skills are honed and a positive attitude is built in the students so that the graduates of City University are a complete package. The university inculcates moral, social and religious values among the students. To make sure the students are provided premium education a Quality Enhancement Cell (QEC) has been established in the university. The policies of QEC of City University are in compliance to the standards of QEC of HEC. A rostrum of highly qualified, well experienced and top class faculty members exists in the University. The comprehensive curriculum, conducive learning environment and amiable atmosphere of the University are worth appreciating. Significant contributions to learning have been made by sophisticated laboratories, well equipped libraries and well-resourced class rooms.
The medium of instruction in this university is English except in the case of Islamic Studies and Urdu.