Quaid-i-Azam University

Quaid-i-Azam University is an international seat of higher, advance, intellectual learning that illuminates the human minds and broadens the vision bringing back home all kinds of opportunities and development.

Master's Programmes



Quaid-i-Azam University (once named Islamabad University) was established in July 1967 under the Act of National Assembly and started teaching and research programmes for PhD and MPhil degrees. 


For growing educational and technical needs of the country, the University imparts quality education and training on lower strata of life in the field of computer and runs a wide range of short term certificate and diploma courses. In all, the University’s academic programmes, have an enrollment of over 5,500 students.


The Office of Research, Innovation & Commercialization (ORIC) has been established under the directives of Higher Education Commission (HEC).

The aim of ORIC is to:

  • Identify research opportunities for faculty members
  • Facilitate faculty to apply for research grants
  • Legal, administrative and financial management support of research grants
  • Support commercialization, licensing etc, of the university research products
  • Promotion of the research culture
  • Encouraging the publishing of the subject journals
  • Focal point for all the research related works in connection with funds/liaison with the funding agencies
  • Identifying new ways and opportunities of collaborations in fields of Biological, Social, Medical & Natural Sciences

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Library services

Dr. Raziuddin Siddiqi Memorial Library (central library) is located at the center of university academic campus. Central library shifted from the departmental premises to its own building in 1985, comprising of four floors. The total covered area of DRSM library is about 102,500 sq. ft. 

Student Reviews

Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

Course work is very effective and teachers are highly concerned about their students.

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Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

It is good university from all the others Pakistani universities

Life in Quaid-e-Azam University
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

Its the top most ranked research institute of Pakistan. Its the hub of whole Pakistan, enculcating all of the cultural and sect diversities, the inter-mingling of these rural and urban people despite the class and mindsets difference is what makes QAU so precious. MS and PhD level are amazingly well. But yes more facilities and exposure needs to be provided to its...

Islamabad, Islamabad, Pakistan


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