Message from the Director
The sponsoring body of National University of Computer & Emerging Science “FAST (Foundation for Advancement of Science and Technology)” established in 1980. It is a charitable institution which is registered with the Government of Pakistan. This university, sponsored by FAST, is considered as one of the most prestigious academic institutes of Pakistan with a trend of being a leader and a paragon both in Pakistan and abroad. The purpose behind the initiation was to provide higher education to produce best scholars and scientists in 1985.
FAST was the first in the history of the country to offer undergraduate program in Computer Science, this was a real milestone in the country’s IT industry development. The National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences, which was founded as a Federally Chartered University, is a top-ranked and nonpareil University of Pakistan. It is popular for producing students who are well-known for their expertise and hard work in the development of local software and other industries. Moreover, the university has five innovative purpose-built campuses at Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad, Chiniot Faisalabad (CFD) and Peshawar with the state-of-the-art facilities. These campuses provide high-standard educational environment and recreational facilities to over 4,000 under-graduate and graduate students.
The university has research wings that contribute towards the economic, social and technological advances of Pakistan through its comprehensive research. It is sufficed to say, that FAST-NU is making headway to become a globally recognized research university of Pakistan.