The highly reputed PAF Karachi Institute of Economics and Technology (KIET) was founded in 1997. The university has shown an outstanding performance in the field of higher education, and managed to climb up to the 8th position in the Business/IT category of the universities by the HEC. The KIET is an autonomous degree awarding institution which offers several undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral level programs accredited by the HEC. This private research university, received its charter in May 2000 by the Government of Sindh. The NCEA has accredited all BSCS, and MCS programs offered by the university. Various programs and degrees are developed by the University to nourish and nurture mental and physical health of individuals.
This university is a collaborative project of the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) and Pakistan Educational Fund (PEF). By the collaborative efforts the foundations of the KIET were laid down in the 1997.The current location of the university at PAF BASE Korangi is prime and ideal. The beautiful campus of the institute is spread over 22 acres of land.
The university showed remarkable growth and expansion since its inception. In the year 2002 a city campus was constructed at Shahrah-e-Faisal. This campus offers evening programs for the students who cannot attend the morning sessions due to work issues or domestic issues. Another satellite campus was built in North Nazimabad which runs Bachelors, Master, MPhil and PhD level degrees programs.
The university is one of the top notch universities of Pakistan which offers premium education in affordable fee structure to make sure no needy and deserving candidate is left un-catered. Moreover many scholarships and financial assistance are offered to the students.
The primary goal of the Karachi University is to deliver premium education in the emerging fields and already established fields.
The KIET is very selective about the faculty members. Only the top notch and well-qualified individuals are given the opportunity to join the faculty of university.
The University is well reputed for being fully equipped and furnished. The university owns a number of purpose built campuses. The well-resourced labs are equipped with latest and up to date technologies and tools. The university has provided the students with a well-stocked and well-kept library.
Matters pertaining to student`s academics, co-curricular, extra- curricular activities, health and hygiene are dealt with a meticulous manner.
Other services provided to the students include: fully-air conditioned rooms, hostel, residence, transportation facilities, cafeterias and indoor and outdoor games.