National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences (FAST-NU)


National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences, or more commonly known as FAST, is perhaps the best place to go if you want to pursue Computer Science. They teach hardcore programming and if you can survive doing only programming till your soul rots away, this is the way to go. They also have a few other courses like Electrical Engineering, BBA, ACF but CS is their crown jewel. They have campuses in Sindh as well as in Punjab.

The university also has a pretty vast network of alumni throughout the Pakistani tech industry. FAST-ian graduates are spread all over the country as well as internationally, making the university a great choice from a job perspective.

Technology Programs

  • BS/MS/PhD – Computer Science
  • MS – Software Engineering
  • MS – Software Project Management
  • MS – Computer Network & Security

Incubator: Plan9 Network Partner


  • Islamabad
  • Karachi
  • Lahore
  • Peshawar
  • Chiniot & Faisalabad

Admission: The admission test of FAST-NU are conducted in the month of July, and the deadline for form submission is June.

Fee-Structure: Admission fee of FAST is 15,000 for all programs while the tuition fee is calculated on a per-credit hour basis. Tuition for BBA/BS students is 6,000/credit hour, while for MBA or MS/PhD students, it is 7,000/credit hour.

Note: The listed fees here is only for undergraduate tuition and is excluding all the other hostel/admission charges. The full fee structure can be found over here.

Source: Official Website

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