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About Quaid-i-Azam University
Quaid-i-Azam University was established in 1967, originally devoted to post-graduate programs. Later, QAU extended its expertise in various under-graduate programs like defense strategic studies, international relations, archaeology, anthropology, etc.
Global and National Ranking of QAU
Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU), has been ranked 378th among the top 500 universities of the world. The Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) also ranked QAU 23rd globally on citation per faculty and 324th in Employer Reputation worldwide. Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU) has secured the 100th spot among Asia’s leading universities and ranked top in Pakistan by Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2021 for Asia.
Quaid-i-Azam University is a public higher education institute located in the metropolitan area of Islamabad.
- Faculty of Biological Sciences
- Faculty of Natural Sciences
- Faculty of Social Sciences
- Faculty of Medicine
Affiliated teaching and research Institutes
- Area Study Centre for Africa
- North and South America
- Centre of Excellence in Gender Studies
- National Institute of Pakistan Studies
- National Institute of Psychology
- National Institute of Historical and Cultural Research
- National Institute of Asian Civilizations
- Computer Centre.
The eligibility criteria of undergraduate programs as follows
Faculty of Biological sciences
Requires FSc (Pre-engineering/Medical) or Equivalent with at least 50% marks
Faculty of social sciences
Requires FA/FSc or Equivalent with at least 50% marks
Faculty of natural sciences
Requires FSc or Equivalent with Mathematics and Physics, and at least 50% marks
Departments that require an entry test
Quaid-i-Azam University is a high- merit institute but there are three departments that require an entry test.
- International Relations
- Political Sciences
Salient features of QAU
- The faculties of QAU are highly proficient in teaching and research. The current and former members have served on prestigious Pakistani chairs at leading universities abroad, including Oxford, Columbia, Cambridge and Heidelberg.
- Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabadis one of the best universities in Pakistan.
- It is situated at a place which provides ideal environment to study, outside the busy life of Islamabad.
- People who study at QAU cannot forget it and remember it in the form of slogan “Quaidian Once Quaidian Forever”.