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National University of Sciences and Technology

3.9 out of 5 (36 ratings / 32 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)



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.


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 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 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.

University Ranking

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World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
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Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
917 -12
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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

A great learning experience
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

the overall learning experience was great with great exposure and it helped me to set my future orientation towards my career.

Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

Attending classes, completing projects was great. I made some good friends, played cricket with a lot with them. Dint liked the pressure of the exams.

Nust-beacon of light in the engineering world
Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

NUST enables the students to discover their full potential with support from foreign well qualified faculty at every step . There are wide range of subjects to choose from covering most of the subjects that are the need of engineering world. The strong bond between seniors and freshman also enables constant support and helping hand at every step of the degree.