Program Overview

The MS Computer Science Program at the Department of Computer Science is rigorous and designed to impart specialized professional and research-oriented training. It is designed to encourage learning, research and the practical applications of advanced level computer science principles and techniques. Our Graduate Program is focused for those graduates who have good scholastic background in the field of computer science or related disciplines and want to enhance their knowledge further. The program encourages lifelong learning, strong analytical and problem solving skills in professional and research areas. The Department of Computer Science equips students with skills to explore and conduct research in the diverse and rapidly changing field of Computer Science. Students get first-hand experience of quality work being done in areas of Computer Vision, Data Mining, Networks, Information Security, Privacy and Distributed Systems, Software Engineering, Human Computer Interaction, Big Data, Artificial Intelligence. The program is tailored to encompass state-of-the-art concepts in the realm of computer science. We promote our graduates to contribute towards research in the field of Computer Science.

Entry Requirements

  1. The candidates for MS(CS) have to qualify GAT test conducted by NTS.
  2. The candidate should have a minimum of 16 years’ degree with min. 2.5 CGPA in Computer Science or relevant fields with no third division or D grade throughout academic career. However, in case deficiency in core computational knowledge and skills, the student may be advised by the department to take some noncredit courses.

Scheme of Studies and courses details

Research Areas

CS department has well qualified and energetic faculty. Currently following research groups are active: These research areas serve as area of specialization for MS student as well. 

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Computer Networks
  • Software Engineering
  • Database Systems
  • Data Mining
  • Data Warehousing
  • Cyber Security
  • Multimedia and Game Design
  • Information Security

Career Prospects

On successful completion of the course, graduates will have skills that are attractive to employers and have a solid foundation for contributing to future software design and developments and pursuing research in the field of computer science.

A strong liaison of CUI with the industry provides an excellent opportunity to the students to understand the requirement and demand of the local industry from a computer scientist’s view point which helps them to acquire a better position in the market. Our graduates have an excellent record in finding employment in areas such as Information Technology (IT), computing in industry and commerce, research in computer science or related disciplines, or teaching at various levels.

Contact Details:

Mr. Hassan Khalid, (Senior Program Officer),


Phone: 051-90495354