To be one of the leading Universities that generates, propagates and disseminates Knowledge in cutting edge Sciences, Engineering and Technologies and Social Sciences to provide solutions to the contemporary problems and directions for the future.
1. To deliver high quality academic programs in Sciences, Engineering Technologies, Social Sciences and Humanities, based on State of the Art Knowledge, Skills, Attitude.
2. To attract and nurture quality minds (Students and Faculty of high caliber) who will contribute towards the national and global knowledge economy for the socio-economic development at regional and global levels.
3. To develop and nurture strong research culture and climate within a dynamic, efficient and effective team of academic and support staff.
4. To be financially self-sustaining through high quality education, cutting edge research, national and international collaboration and commercialization of R&D products and services.
City University of Science & Information Technology, (CUSIT) Peshawar is one of the first private-sector universities, chartered by the government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, recognized by the Higher Education Commission (HEC), Accredited by the Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC). The University is an extension of Peshawar Model Educational Institutes (PMEI) founded in 1979 with an aim to impart quality education at an affordable cost.
Initially, a primary school was established by Muhammad ZahoorSethi (Founder), comprising just one moderate campus with 300 students. But, in due course of time, the continuous efforts of our highly qualified faculty and dedicated management paid off and resulted in the establishment of nine separate school campuses, three degree college campuses for boys and two degree college campuses for girls, with a combined strength of over 23,000 students.
Recognizing the extraordinary reputation of PMEI in providing quality education from primary to bachelor level, the government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa granted the charter of City University of Science & Information Technology, Peshawar on 30th August, 2001.
The University was inaugurated by Lt. Gen.(R) Syed Iftikhar Hussain Shah, the then Governor, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on October 06, 2001,
Dr. Abdul Qadeer Khan was also present at the inauguration.
The foundation stone of the new campus at Dalazak Road was laid by the then Governor, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Mr. Khalil ur Rehman on 19th May, 2005. The new Campus is spread at an area of over 90 kanals, with a covered area of 100,000 sq. ft. This campus started its full-fledged academic activities since 11th March, 2009.
It was inaugurated by the then Speaker, Provincial Assembly, Mr. Kiramat Ullah Khan Chagharmati on 12th March, 2011.
The university is managed through university bodies such as Board of Governors, Academic Council, Board of Advanced Studies & Research, Board of Faculties, Selection Board and Finance & Planning Committee.
The day-to-day affairs of the university are managed by the Vice Chancellor with the help of Deans and Heads of Department.All the efforts of City University's management, administration and faculty are directed to produce competent and efficient professionals who will effectively contribute in taking Pakistan to technological and economic glories.
Location of CUSIT
City University of Science & Information Technology (CUSIT), Peshawar is located in the City of Peshawar, the capital of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan.
Peshawar is one of the oldest living cities in South Asia. Lying at the foot of the world famous Khyber Pass, this historical city has been the gateway to central Asia, providing a vital commercial, cultural and religious link. The mighty hordes of invaders including Aryans, Scythians, Persians, Bactrians, Kushans, Huns, Turks, Mongols and Mughals have passed through it before moving forward to India, In the past, the city has been mentioned by various names like 'Pushpapura' meaning the 'City of Flowers' but the present name Peshawar, meaning 'The Place at the Frontier' was given by the Mughal Emperor Akbar.
Peshawar, Inspite of great stresses, has retained its old complexion. A walk through the city blind alleys will tell you its centuries old grandeur and complexion. Remains of the old walled city and its gates tell the story of the good old days. It is undoubtedly a true metropolis of the Orient. Hospitality is never held back in this land of contrast and beauty. Some of the attractions at the city include Balahisar Fort, the 17th century Mahabat Khan Mosque, Monuments of Buddhist era, Peshawar Museum, Qissa Khawani Bazar, City Centre square-the Chowk Yadgar, reputed educational institutions and the like.The city is linked with the world through an international airport, it has good network of roads and railways with other cities of Pakistan. Public transport, intra-city and inter-city, is available. Hotel accommodation is available from low to very expensive. Eating areas are available all over the town offering traditional and international cuisines. Shopping areas are generally located in the old city and cantonment area. Weather in Peshawar is extreme, both in summer and winter. Summer months are from April to September with temperature ranging from 25c - 45c and winter from November to March with temperature 5c - 12c.
Why City University?
Chartered by the Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
Recognized by the Higher Education Commission (HEC)
Accredited by Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC)
Accredited by National Computing Education Accreditation Council (NCEAC)
Placed in the highest category 'W' by the HEC
Vast Experience and excellent reputation of the institution in providing quality education at an affordable fee structure
Emphasis on discipline and character-building
Certified faculty and professional environment
Job-oriented degree programmes
Students counseling and job-placement services
Full/partial scholarships to meritorious/needy students
Purpose-built own campus, spread at an area of over 90 kanals, with a covered area of about 1,00,000 sq. ft.
Spacious Library having quality books,magazines, CDs and Digital Library
State-of-the-art Computer Labs and latest presentation equipment
Centrally air-conditioned building
For uninterrupted power supply to the whole campus, auto-start stand-by Diesel Electricity Generators & UPSs
Pleasant learning and politics-free environment
Free internet facility with wi-fi services
Free on-campus medical assistance
Spacious Parking for cars, motorcycles, cycles etc.
Spacious Lawns, Mosque and Bookshop facilities
Transport facility for students and staff
Cafeteria with refreshments and reasonable prices
Recreational Centre for in-door games.