HEC Recognized Universities in Pakistan
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List of HEC Recognized Universities in Pakistan (2023 Updated)

The Higher Education Commission of Pakistan (HEC) has put out a list of the sub-campuses of Pakistani universities that will be recognized by HEC in 2023. There are both state and private schools on this list.

The HEC is the top body in Pakistan that is in charge of controlling and keeping an eye on higher education. Students should check to see if the university they want to attend is recognized by the HEC. This makes sure that the university meets the high standards set by the HEC and that the degrees it gives out are valid.

The HEC has also put out a list of universities that have been banned. These are universities that the HEC does not officially recognize. Students are warned not to try to get into these schools.

Here you can find a list of the university sub-campuses in Pakistan that are approved by the HEC.

Universities Recognised Universities
Abasyn UniversityKhyber Pakhtunkhwa
Abbottabad University of Science and Technology (AUST)Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
Abdul Wali Khan UniversityKhyber Pakhtunkhwa
Aga Khan UniversitySindh
Air UniversityIslamabad Capital Territory
Air War College Institute, KarachiSindh
Al-Ghazali UniversitySindh
Al-Hamd Islamic UniversityBalochistan
Ali Institute of EducationPunjab
Al-Karam International Institute, BheraPunjab
Al-Khair UniversityAzad Jammu & Kashmir
Allama Iqbal Open UniversityIslamabad Capital Territory
Aror University of Art, Architecture, Design and Heritage, SukkurSindh
Bacha Khan UniversityKhyber Pakhtunkhwa
Bahauddin Zakariya UniversityPunjab
Bahria UniversityIslamabad Capital Territory
Balochistan University of Engineering & TechnologyBalochistan
Balochistan University of Information Technology, Engineering & Management Sciences (BUITEMS)Balochistan
Baqai Medical UniversitySindh
Beaconhouse National UniversityPunjab
Begum Nustrat Bhutto Women University, SukkurSindh
Benazir Bhutto Shaheed University LyariSindh
Benazir Bhutto Shaheed University of Technology & Skill Development, Khairpur MirsSindh
Brains Institute PeshawarKhyber Pakhtunkhwa
Capital University of Science & TechnologyIslamabad Capital Territory
CECOS University of Information Technology & Emerging SciencesKhyber Pakhtunkhwa
Cholistan University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, BahawalpurPunjab
City University of Science and Information TechnologyKhyber Pakhtunkhwa
Commecs Institute of Business & Emerging SciencesSindh
COMSATS Institute of Information TechnologyIslamabad Capital Territory
Dadabhoy Institute of Higher EducationSindh
Dawood University of Engineering & TechnologySindh
DHA Suffa UniversitySindh
DOW University of Health SciencesSindh
Emaan Institute of Management & Sciences, KarachiSindh
Emerson University, MultanPunjab
Faisalabad Medical University, FaisalabadPunjab
Fatima Jinnah Medical University, LahorePunjab
Fatima Jinnah Women University, RawalpindiPunjab
Federal Urdu University of Arts, Sciences & TechnologyIslamabad Capital Territory
Forman Christian CollegePunjab
Foundation UniversityIslamabad Capital Territory
Gambat Institute of Medical SciencesSindh
Gandhara UniversityKhyber Pakhtunkhwa
Ghazi National Institute of Engineering and Sciences, Dera Ghazi KhanPunjab
Ghazi University, Dera Ghazi KhanPunjab
Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences & TechnologyKhyber Pakhtunkhwa
GIFT UniversityPunjab
Global Institute, Lahore [HEC-NOC SUSPENDED] (ADMISSIONS HAVE BEEN STOPPED BY HEC FROM FALL 2016)Punjab
Gomal UniversityKhyber Pakhtunkhwa
Government College for Women University, FaisalabadPunjab
Government College for Women University, SialkotPunjab
Government College University, FaisalabadPunjab
Government College University, HyderabadSindh
Government College University, LahorePunjab
Government Sadiq College Women UniversityPunjab
Greenwich UniversitySindh
Habib UniversitySindh
Hajvery UniversityPunjab
Hamdard UniversitySindh
Hazara UniversityKhyber Pakhtunkhwa
Health Services Academy (HSA), IslamabadIslamabad Capital Territory
HITEC UniversityPunjab
Ibadat International University, IslamabadIslamabad Capital Territory
Ibn-e-Sina University, MirpurkhasSindh
ILMA UniversitySindh
Imperial College of Business StudiesPunjab
Indus UniversitySindh
Indus Valley School of Art & ArchitectureSindh
Information Technology University of the PunjabPunjab
Institute for Art and CulturePunjab
Institute of Business AdministrationSindh
Institute of Business ManagementSindh
Institute of Management and Applied Sciences, KhanewalPunjab
Institute of Management ScienceKhyber Pakhtunkhwa
Institute of Management SciencesPunjab
Institute of Southern PunjabPunjab
Institute of Space TechnologyIslamabad Capital Territory
International Institute of Science, Arts and Technology, GujranwalaPunjab
International Islamic UniversityIslamabad Capital Territory
Iqra National UniversityKhyber Pakhtunkhwa
Iqra UniversitySindh
Islamia College PeshawarKhyber Pakhtunkhwa
Islamia UniversityPunjab
Isra UniversitySindh
Jinnah Sindh Medical UniversitySindh
Jinnah University for WomenSindh
Karachi Institute of Economics & TechnologySindh
Karachi Institute of Technology and Entrepreneurship (KITE), KarachiSindh
Karachi School of Business and LeadershipSindh
Karakurum International UniversityGilgit Baltistan
KASB Institute of TechnologySindh
Khawaja Freed University of Engineering & Information Technology, Rahim Yar KhanPunjab
Khushal Khan Khattak UniversityKhyber Pakhtunkhwa
Khyber Medical UniversityKhyber Pakhtunkhwa
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Agricultural UniversityKhyber Pakhtunkhwa
King Edward Medical UniversityPunjab
Kinnaird College for WomenPunjab
Kohat University of Science and TechnologyKhyber Pakhtunkhwa
Kohsar University, MurreePunjab
Lahore College for Women UniversityPunjab
Lahore Garrison UniversityPunjab
Lahore Institute of Science & Technology, LahorePunjab
Lahore Leads UniversityPunjab
Lahore School of EconomicsPunjab
Lahore University of Biological and Applied Sciences, LahorePunjab
Lahore University of Management SciencesPunjab
Lasbela University of Agriculture, Water & Marine SciencesBalochistan
Liaquat University of Medical & Health SciencesSindh
Malir University of Science & Technology, KarachiSindh
Mehran University of Engineering & TechnologySindh
Metropolitan University KarachiSindh
Millennium Institute of Technology and Entrepreneurship, KarachiSindh
Minhaj UniversityPunjab
Mir Chakar Khan Rind University of Technology, Dera Ghazi KhanPunjab
Mir Chakar Khan Rind University, Sibi BalochistanBalochistan
Mirpur University of Science & TechnologyAzad Jammu & Kashmir
Mohi-ud-Din Islamic UniversityAzad Jammu & Kashmir
Muhammad Ali Jinnah UniversitySindh
Muhammad Nawaz Shareef University of AgriculturePunjab
Muhammad Nawaz Sharif University of Engineering & TechnologyPunjab
Multan University of Science & Technology, MultanPunjab
MY UniversityIslamabad Capital Territory
Namal University, MainwaliPunjab
National College of ArtsPunjab
National College of Business Administration & EconomicsPunjab
National Defense UniversityIslamabad Capital Territory
National Skills University, IslamabadIslamabad Capital Territory
National Textile UniversityPunjab
National University of Computer & Emerging SciencesIslamabad Capital Territory
National University of Medical SciencesPunjab
National University of Modern LanguagesIslamabad Capital Territory
National University of Sciences & TechnologyIslamabad Capital Territory
National University of Technology (NUTECH), IslamabadIslamabad Capital Territory
NED University of Engineering & TechnologySindh
Newport Institute of Communications & EconomicsSindh
NFC Institute of Engineering & TechnologyPunjab
Nishtar Medical University, MultanPunjab
Northern UniversityKhyber Pakhtunkhwa
Nur International UniversityPunjab
Pak-Austria Fachhochschule Institute of Applied Sciences and Technology, HaripurKhyber Pakhtunkhwa
Pakistan Global Institute, RawatPunjab
Pakistan Institute of Development EconomicsIslamabad Capital Territory
Pakistan Institute of Engineering & Applied SciencesIslamabad Capital Territory
Pakistan Institute of Fashion & DesignPunjab
Pakistan Military AcademyKhyber Pakhtunkhwa
Pakistan Naval AcademySindh
Peoples University of Medical & Health Sciences for WomenSindh
Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture UniversityPunjab
Preston Institute of Management, Science & TechnologySindh
Preston UniversitySindh
Preston UniversityKhyber Pakhtunkhwa
Punjab Tianjin University of Technology, LahorePunjab
Punjab University of Technology, Rasul-Mandi BahauddinPunjab
Qarshi UniversityPunjab
Quaid-e-Awam University of Engineering, Sciences & TechnologySindh
Quaid-i-Azam UniversityIslamabad Capital Territory
Qurtaba University of Science & Information TechnologyKhyber Pakhtunkhwa
Rashid Latif Khan University, LahorePunjab
Rawalpindi Medical UniversityPunjab
Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Dewan UniversitySindh
Shaheed Benazir Bhutto UniversityKhyber Pakhtunkhwa
Shaheed Benazir Bhutto University of Veterinary & Animal SciencesSindh
Shaheed Benazir Bhutto University, Shaheed BenazirabadSindh
Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women UniversityKhyber Pakhtunkhwa
Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto Medical UniversitySindh
Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science & TechnologySindh
Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Medical UniversityIslamabad Capital Territory
Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto University of LawSindh
Shifa Tameer-e-Millat UniversityIslamabad Capital Territory
Shuhada-e-Army Public School University of Technology, NowsheraKhyber Pakhtunkhwa
Sindh Agriculture University, TandojamSindh
Sindh Institute of Management & TechnologySindh
Sindh Institute of Medical SciencesSindh
Sindh Madresatul Islam UniversitySindh
Sir Syed (CASE) Institute of Technology, IslamabadIslamabad Capital Territory
Sir Syed University of Engineering & TechnologySindh
Sohail University, KarachiSindh
Sukkur Institute of Business AdministrationSindh
Textile Institute of PakistanSindh
Thal University, BhakkarPunjab
The Bolan University of Medical and Health Sciences, QuettaBalochistan
The Grand Asian University, SialkotPunjab
The Green International University, LahorePunjab
The Nazeer Hussain UniversitySindh
The Shaikh Ayaz University, Shikarpur SindhSindh
The Sindh Institute of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, KarachiSindh
The Superior UniversityPunjab
The University of Agriculture, D. I. KhanKhyber Pakhtunkhwa
The University of FaisalabadPunjab
The Women UniversityPunjab
Times Institute, MultanPunjab
UIT University, KarachiSindh
University of AgriculturePunjab
University of Art and Culture, JamshoroSindh
University of Azad Jammu & KashmirAzad Jammu & Kashmir
University of BalochistanBalochistan
University of Baltistan, SkarduGilgit Baltistan
University of BunerKhyber Pakhtunkhwa
University of Central PunjabPunjab
University of Chakwal, ChakwalPunjab
University of Chenab, GujratPunjab
University of Child Health Sciences, LahorePunjab
University of ChitralKhyber Pakhtunkhwa
University of EducationPunjab
University of Engineering & TechnologyKhyber Pakhtunkhwa
University of Engineering & TechnologyPunjab
University of Engineering & Technology (UET), MardanKhyber Pakhtunkhwa
University of Engineering & Technology, TaxilaPunjab
University of Engineering and Applied Sciences, SwatKhyber Pakhtunkhwa
University of FATAKhyber Pakhtunkhwa
University of GujratPunjab
University of GwadarBalochistan
University of HaripurKhyber Pakhtunkhwa
University of Health SciencesPunjab
University of Home Economics, LahorePunjab
University of JhangPunjab
University of KarachiSindh
University of KotliAzad Jammu & Kashmir
University of LahorePunjab
University of Lakki MarwatKhyber Pakhtunkhwa
University of LayyahPunjab
University of LoralaiBalochistan
University of MalakandKhyber Pakhtunkhwa
University of Management & TechnologyPunjab
University of MianwaliPunjab
University of Modern Sciences, Tando Muhammad KhanSindh
University of NarowalPunjab
University of OkaraPunjab
University of PeshawarKhyber Pakhtunkhwa
University of PoonchAzad Jammu & Kashmir
University of SahiwalPunjab
University of SargodhaPunjab
University of Science & TechnologyKhyber Pakhtunkhwa
University of Sialkot, SialkotPunjab
University of SindhSindh
University of South AsiaPunjab
University of Sufism and Modern Sciences, Bhitshah SindhSindh
University of SwabiKhyber Pakhtunkhwa
University of SwatKhyber Pakhtunkhwa
University of the PunjabPunjab
University of TurbatBalochistan
University of Veterinary & Animal SciencesPunjab
University of WahPunjab
Virtual University of PakistanPunjab
Woman University SwabiKhyber Pakhtunkhwa
Women University MardanKhyber Pakhtunkhwa
Women University of Azad Jammu & KashmirAzad Jammu & Kashmir
Zia-ud-Din UniversitySindh

How to check if a university is HEC-recognized:

To check if a university is HEC-recognized, you can visit the HEC website and search for the university’s name. The HEC website will list all of the universities that are currently HEC-recognized.

You can also contact the HEC directly to inquire about the status of a particular university.

Why is it important to attend a HEC-recognized university?

Several things make it important to go to a university that is recognized by the HEC. First, universities that are recognized by the HEC meet the high standards that the HEC has set. This makes sure that the education you get is of a high level.

Second, degrees from universities that are recognized by the HEC are valid and accepted by companies around the world. This means that after you graduate, you will have a better chance of getting a good job.

Lastly, universities that are recognized by the HEC offer many types of scholarships and financial help. This can make it easier for you to pay for school.

If you want to go to college in Pakistan, you need to make sure that the university you choose is recognized by the HEC. This will make sure you get a good education and that your degree is valid and will be recognized by companies.