Pakistan Institute of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Islamabad

The Pakistan Institute of Engineering and Applied Sciences (or PIEAS) ranked 2nd in the Overall University Rankings released by the Higher Education Commission, Islamabad in 2012. It was also ranked as the No. 1 institute in the "engineering" category in Pakistan in the same year. The institute which was formerly known as the Center for Nuclear Studies (CNS) is a public sector co-educational research institute located near the remote town of Nilore in Islamabad. It was established by the Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission (PAEC) under the advise of renowned Scientist Abdus Salam. Just to remind you Dr. Abdus Salam is the only Pakistani Scientist who earned a noble prize for his works in Physics in 1989. Initially PIEAS was established as a postgraduate institution in 1967 and was affiliated with the University of Islamabad (now known as Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad) that got its independent status and its current name in 1997.

As the institute is located in a remote town (Nilore), most of the students of this institute therefore reside in its hostels. The campus of the institute has an area of 150 acres of land which measures 0.23 sq miles.

Programs Offered by PIEAS Nilore Islamabad

The institute offers Bachelors, Masters and Doctor of Philosophy degrees in the following fields:
  • Nuclear Medicine
  • Applied Electronics
  • Applied Mathematics and Numerical Analysis
  • Computer and Control Systems
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Radiation Physics
  • Optics and Laser Physics
  • Materials Science and Materials Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Nuclear Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

Contact Details

Location: Pakistan Institute of Engineering & Applied Sciences (PIEAS) Lehtrar Road, Nilore, Islamabad.
UAN: +92 51 1111 74327

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