HEC recognized universities list 2013 updated. HEC chartered universities list.

Region Universities

Public Private
AJK 4 2 2
Balochistan 8 6 2
Federal Area 16 13 3
Gilgit-Baltistan 1 1 -
Khyber-Pakhtoonkhwa 24 15 9
Punjab 41 22 19
Sindh 39 14 25
Total 133 73 60

The Law of Higher Education Commission Ordnance LIII of 2002 dated September 11, 2002 (vide section 10 (1) clause o) empowers the Commission to “determine the equivalence and recognition of the degrees, diplomas and certificates awarded by the institutions within the country and abroad”.
Universities with (*) are not being recognized/attested by the Commission because of non-availability of infrastructure requirements as set out in the Cabinet Criteria.
Accordingly the degrees, diplomas and certificates granted by the following Chartered Universities/Degree Awarding Institutions in public and private sectors are recognized by the Commission:


National Defence University Islamabad Public
iNational University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), Islamabad Islamabad Public
National University of Science and Technology Rawalpindi Public
Riphah International University Islamabad Private
Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad Public
Pakistan Institute of Development Economics Islamabad Public
Pakistan Institute of Engineering Applied Sciences Islamabad Public
National University of Modern Languages Islamabad Public
National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences Islamabad Private
International Islamic University Islamabad Public
Institute of Space Technology (IST) Islamabad Public
Foundation University Rawalpindi Private
Federal Urdu University of Arts, Sciences and Technology Islamabad Public
COMSATS Institute of Information Technology Islamabad Public
Bahria University Islamabad Public
Allama Iqbal Open University Islamabad Public
Air University Islamabad Public


University Name City Sector
National School of Public Policy Lahore Public
Virtual university of Pakistan Lahore Public
University of Wah Wah Private
University of Management & Technology Lahore Private
University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences Lahore Public
University Of Engineering & Technology, Taxila Rawalpindi Public
University of South Asia Lahore Private
University of Sargodha Sargodha Public
University of the Punjab Lahore Public
University of Lahore Lahore Private
University of Health Sciences Lahore Public
University of Gujrat Gujrat Public
University of Faisalabad Faisalabad Private
University of Engineering & Technology Lahore Public
University of Education Lahore Public
University of Central Punjab Lahore Private
University of Arid Agriculture, Murree Road Rawalpindi Public
University of Agriculture Faisalabad Public
The Superior College Lahore Private
National Textile University, Faisalabad (Federal Chartered) Faisalabad Public
National College of Arts Lahore Public
Minhaj University Lahore Private
Lahore University of Management Sciences Lahore Private
Lahore School of Economics Lahore Private
Lahore College for Women University Lahore Public
Kinnaird College for Women Lahore Public
King Edward Medical University Lahore Public
Islamia University Bahawalpur Public
Institute of Management Sciences Lahore Private
Imperial College of Business Studies Lahore Private
Hajvery University Lahore Private
Government College University Lahore Lahore Public
Government College University Faisalabad Faisalabad Public
GIFT University Gujranwala Private
Forman Christian College Lahore Private
Fatima Jinnah Women University Rawalpindi Public
National College of Buisness Administration & Economics (NCBA&E) Lahore Private
Beaconhouse National University Lahore Private
Bahauddin Zakariya University Multan Public
HITEC University Taxila Private
Institute of Southern Punjab, Multan Multan Priva


University Name City Sector
Ziauddin Medical University Karachi Private
University of Sindh Jamshoro Public
University of Karachi Karachi Public
University of East Hyderabad Private
Textile Institute of Pakistan Karachi Private
Sukkur Institute of Business Administration Sukkur Public
Sir Syed University of Engg. & Technology Karachi Private
Sindh Agriculture University Tandojam Public
Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science & Technology (SZABIST) Karachi Private
Shah Abdul Latif University Khairpur Public
Quaid-e-Awam University of Engineering, Science & Technology Nawabshah Public
Preston University Karachi Private
Preston Institute of Management Sciences and Technology Karachi Private
Pakistan Naval Academy Karachi Public
Newports Institute of Communications and Economics Karachi Private
NED University of Engineering & Technology Karachi Public
Nazeer Hussain University Karachi Private
Mohammad Ali Jinnah University Karachi Private
Mehran University of Eng. & Technology Jamshoro Public
Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences Jamshoro Public
KASB (Khadim Ali Shah Bukhari) Institute of Technology Karachi Private
Karachi Institute of Economics & Technology Karachi Private
Jinnah University for Women Karachi Private
Isra University Hyderabad Private
Iqra University Karachi Private
Institute of Business Management Karachi Private
Institute of Business Administration Karachi Public
Institute of Business & Technology BIZTEK Karachi Private
Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture Karachi Private
Indus Institute of Higher Education Karachi Private
Hamdard University Karachi Private
Greenwich University Karachi Private
Dow University of Health Sciences Karachi Public
DHA Suffa University Karachi Private
Dawood College of Engineering & Technology Karachi Public
Dadabhoy Institute of Higher Education Karachi Private
Baqai Medical University Karachi Private
Aga Khan University Karachi Private
Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto Medical University Larkana Public


University Name City Sector
Khyber Medical University Peshawar Public
University of Peshawar Peshawar Public
University of Malakand, Chakdara Malakand Public
Sarhad University of Science & Information Technology Peshawar Private
Qurtaba University of Science & Information Technology D.I.Khan Private
Preston University Kohat Private
NWFP University of Engineering & Technology Peshawar Public
NWFP Agriculture University Peshawar Public
Northern University Nowshera Private
Kohat University of Science & Technology Kohat Public
Institute of Management Sciences (IMSciences) Peshawar Public
Hazara University, Dodhial Mansahra Public
Gomal University D.I.Khan Public
Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences & Technology Topi Private
Gandhara University Peshawar Private
City University of Science & Information Technology Peshawar Private
CECOS University of Information Technology and Emerging Sciences Peshawar Private
Frontier Women University Peshawar Public
Abasyn University Peshawar Private
Islamia College University, Peshawar Peshawar Public
University of Science & Technology Bannu Bannu Public
Pakistan Military Academy Abbottabad Public
Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan Public
Shaheed Benazir Bhutto University Sharingal Public


University Name City Sector
Al-Hamd Islamic University Quetta Private
Bolan University of Medical & Health Sciences, Quetta Quetta Public
University of Balochistan Quetta Public
Sardar Bahadur Khan Women University Quetta Public
Iqra University Quetta Private
Balochistan University of Information Technology and Management Sciences Quetta Public
Balochistan University of Engineering and Technology Khuzdar Public

Azad Jammu & Kashmir

University of Azad Jammu & Kashmir, Muzaffarabad AJK Public
Mohi-ud-Din Islamic University AJK Private
Al-Khair University** AJK Private
Mirpur University of Science and Technology (MUST), AJ&K AJK Public


University Name City Sector
Karakurum International University Gilgit Public

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