Message from the Rector

Thank you for your interest in CIIT. I can say with great pride that you will be joining a world class institute that is held in high esteem for its excellence in research and for its distinguished erudite faculty. With a wide array of disciplines represented and high quality teaching, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT) is well poised to make its mark nationally and internationally as well.

Pursuing education at CIIT will be a life changing experience for students in quest of excellence. Providing real world knowledge that is linked to current market trends and demands is our hallmark, and serving students with quality is our greatest passion.

Since its establishment in 2000, CIIT has been at the forefront of innovations and has played an active part in shaping higher education in Pakistan. CIIT is a leading higher education institution with an entrepreneurial ethos that promotes knowledge and technology, and also provides professional education of an international standard, which is relevant to the needs and aspirations of the Pakistani youth. I am positive that for academic and research pursuits, CIIT is the most preferred institution for the best and brightest students, teachers, researchers and scholars. Our motto, “in search of excellence”, is an invitation to all students to enlighten themselves and the world with the light of their knowledge and learning. Our students are encouraged to constantly think creatively about social responsibility, sustainability and entrepreneurship.

CIIT has around 29,500 full time students studying a wide range of undergraduate, graduate and research degree programs. The Institute has more than 2,300 academic and active research staff. Many of our faculty members are world renowned academicians and are conducting cutting edge research in their respective disciplines. Their expertise is reflected in their teaching and has made this institution a credible center of excellence both in quality teaching and research. They make concerted efforts for the holistic development of students to realize their full potential as responsible citizens of our country.

Our commitment to the advancement of knowledge and remarkable achievements in research is the backbone of our success, which has led to the ever increasing number of students joining CIIT every year, thus making it one of the largest and fastest growing research ori