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National University of Sciences and Technology

4.0 out of 5 (51 ratings / 45 reviews) Islamabad, Pakistan
The National University of Sciences and Technology aims to emerge as a comprehensive residential institution responsive to technological change, dedicated to excellence and committed to international educational and research needs of the country.

Master's Programmes

Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (2)
Applied Sciences & Professions (1)

About

History

National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST) was established in March 1991 for the promotion of higher scientific education in the country, especially in the fields of science and technology, by providing a stable and disciplined academic environment together with need-based research, pertinent to industrial requirements.

Education

NUST will continue to champion a tradition of distinguished teaching, research and service through evolving undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral level programmes of study in various disciplines in collaboration with renowned universities inside the country and abroad.

Research

Research is the focal point of university education all over the world. Universities significantly contribute towards creation of new knowledge and discovery of new frontiers of creativity and innovation. In order to develop NUST into a true Centre of excellence, it is imperative that apart from maintaining high standards in teaching, research is rigorously pursued and suitably rewarded.

Career

Career Development Centre (CDC) CDC provides programmes and services to help students and alumni explore and make effective career choices, foster professional networks with employers and assist employers in meeting their recruitment needs. The office offers various avenues to the students for personal and professional development and supports them in achieving their goals.

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GSSA 2019

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University Ranking

QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2020
400 17
2019
417 14
2018
431
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2020
801
2019
801 -200
2018
601
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2020
951 -34
2019
917 -12
2018
905
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Services

Housing services

NUST Campus, Islamabad, provides hostel facilities essentially to the outstation students on first come first serve basis. The hostels are equipped with all the facilities necessary for comfortable living.

Library services

NUST Central Library is currently undergoing through a rapid development phase. The facility is likely to have books in the excess of 200,000 volumes, Journals, Off and online databases and other non-book materials. The library will aim at serving the educational as well as research needs of the students, faculty and researchers.

Medical services

Medical Services - Implements policies related to health services, provides outpatient medical care for students and staff, arranges inpatient medical cover in affiliated hospitals, and promotes activities for general well being of NUST community.

Student Life

Student clubs

Besides academic excellence, the Nustians display dynamic literary, creative and artistic abilitiess and aptitude for co-curricular activities. In order to provide them with opportunities to pursue their passion in the company of like-minded individuals, Student Affairs Division is functional under the auspices of Student Affairs Directorate. Deputy Director Student Affairs is the chief coordinator and thus responsible for smooth prevalence of co-curricular activities at the campus

Student Reviews

NUSTIAN
Zain Sajid Sajid rated 4 out of 5 stars

I am still a student in the undergrad program at my university and I expect to graduate in 2021. The overall experience at NUST is fantastic, it provides us a number of opportunities to excel.

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Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

Studying in Ned University is a dream of many students I was the one of the lucky to get admission in it

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Abdullah X rated 4 out of 5 stars

Overall, my experience was really good. However what I found lacking within the system is the utilisation of our analytical skills through out the course. Plus there’s too much use of a rote learning within the institution which doesn’t test our intelligence rather than our memory testing skills. We should always be living in the now rather than living in the past. Thus...

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