Capital University of Science and Technology (CUST) is a private university situated at Kahuta Road, Sihala, Islamabad.

CUST was established in 1998. It is approved by PEC/HEC.

This recognized institute is most notable in programs of Business Administration, Management, Applied Sciences and Computer Studies.

There are currently more than 4000 students studying at CUST in various departments of CUST.

Degrees Being Offered at CUST

These are the degrees being offered at Capital University of Science and Technology:

  • Electrical Engineering
  • The field of Electrical Engineering is a broad one, encompassing a host of sub-disciplines and applications. In order to enter the field, a student must complete an undergraduate curriculum in Electrical Engineering and have at least three years of work experience in the industry before being admitted to a graduate program. A master’s degree is usually required for employment in the private sector, but many graduates choose to pursue a PhD.
  • This degree can open up many doors to you in the engineering field. Some engineers choose to apply their knowledge to physical systems that are embedded in our everyday lives; they build components such as televisions, radios, computers, and cell phones. These electrical engineers use their knowledge of electronics and hardware design to develop new products and improve existing ones. They may design circuits or plan how components are assembled on a printed circuit board. Their work ensures that computers, televisions, cell phones, automobiles and other devices we rely on daily function properly.
  • In addition to designing products that improve people’s quality of life, electrical engineers also work in research laboratories developing new technologies for future applications. This work is carried out by scientists who specialize in specific areas such as communications or power generation and distribution. 
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • BBA
  • Accounting & Finance
  • Computer Sciences
  • Software Engineering
  • Biosciences
  • Microbiology
  • Biotechnology
  • Psychology

Admission at CUST

Admissions are opened twice a year for the Fall and Spring semesters.

Previous academic qualifications and marks in the admission test (GAT/NAT) along with the interview matters in obtaining admission in CUST.

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Admission Process for CUST

  • Apply online at the CUST Online Admission Portal
  • Submit application processing fee at the Bank of Punjab.
  • An Admission Test Letter would be given to you along with the university test date and time.
  • Bring the Admission Test Letter with you for the test.
  • Admission result will be announced online.
  • Selection Letter and Fee Challan will be given to your online university account.
  • You can then attend Orientation and classes after submitting the Fee Challan.

Eligibility Criteria of CUST

Each Undergraduate degree course has a different percentage of marks required in Intermediate level to gain admission in the respective field:-

  • BS Engineering Programs – 60% marks
  • BS Computer Science and BS Software Engineering Programs – 50% marks
  • BS Biosciences, Microbiology and Biotechnology – 50% marks
  • BS in Psychology, Accounting and Finance and BBA – 45% marks

The Postgraduate Programs require the following:

  • Minimum 16-year schooling
  • Minimum 2.00/4.00 CGPA
  • 50% marks in annual system

PhD Programs requires the following:

  • MS/MPhil degrees in relevant disciplines
  • Minimum 3.00/4.00 CGPA
  • 60% marks in annual system

Admission Test of CUST:

The CUST admission test of Computer Science, BBA, Biosciences, Microbiology, Psychology and other Undergraduate program consists of the following:

Subject No. of Questions Weightage
Quantitative 30 50%
English 15 25%
General Knowledge 10 17%
Reading Comprehension 5 8%


For MS/MBA/PhD programs the CUST admission test consists of:

Subject No. of Questions Weightage
English 15 25%
Analytical and Quantitative 15 25%
Specialization 30 50%


Fee Structure of CUST

Undergraduate program’s fee varies from course to course and have the following approximate fee:

Admission Fee 20,000
Per credit hour fee 8,000 to 11,000
Per year fee 240,000 to 345,000
Total Amount 1,068,000 to 1,208,000

Postgraduate program’s fee varies from course to course and have the following approximate fee:

Fee in Rupees
Per credit hour fee 9,000
Admission fee 20,000
Per year fee 138,000 to 225,000
Total Amount 290,000 to 515,000

The PhD Programs in various subjects have the following approximate fee:

Fee in Rupees
Admission Fee 20,000
Per credit hour 11,000
Total 48 Cr. Hr. 528,000
Per Year 166,000
Total Amount 548,000