Bachelor of Science (Computer Science)

Program Info
  1. Impart in-depth understanding of Computer Science field according to international standards
  2. Convert understanding to innovations
  3. Build diverse careers in Computer Science as productive IT professionals and entrepreneurs for the socio-economic development
  4. Prepare students for the graduate level studies and research
  5. Develop effective communication, management and leadership skills
  6. Impart professional ethics and collaborative team player abilities
Career Opportunities

Your career prospects will be excellent: You may become a software engineer, programmer, web developer, games programmer or computer graphic designer.

Award of Degree

For the award of BS (Computer Science) degree, a student must have:

  • Passed courses totalling at least 130 credit hours, including all those courses which have been specified as Core courses.
  • Obtained a CGPA of at least 2.00

Offered Campuses

Chiniot-Faisalabad Islamabad Karachi Lahore Peshawar


  • At least 60% marks in SSC (Matric) or an equivalent examination (such as O-levels) AND
  • Should have studied for HSSC or an equivalent qualification, for at least two years AND
  • At least 50% marks in HSSC or an equivalent qualification AND
  • studied Mathematics at the HSSC or equivalent level.

Selection Criteria:

  • 50% weight to marks obtained in Admission Test AND
  • 10% weight to higher percent score of SSC (or an equivalent exam) AND
  • 40% weight to higher percent score of HSSC (or an equivalent exam)
  • Weightage of HSSC marks shall be calculated based on (which ever is applicable) at the time of compilation of merit list
    • HSSC part I and II OR
    • HSSC part I if HSSC part II not available OR
    • IBCC equivalence of A-level OR
    • IBCC equivalence of O-level
Candidates having taken NTS-NAT IE or NAT ICS exam

  • Cut-off marks in the NTS-NAT IE exam to be determined by the University
Tentative Study Plan
Sr. No Course Name Crdt Hrs.
Semester 1
1 Introduction to ICT 0+1
2 Programming Fundamentals 3+1
3 Applied Physics 3+0
4 Calculus & Analytical Geometry 3+0
5 Pakistan Studies 3+0
6 English Composition & Comprehension 2+1
Sr. No Course Name Crdt Hrs.
Semester 2
1 Object Oriented Programming 3+1
2 Digital Logic Design 3+1
3 Differential Equations 3+0
4 Islamic Studies/Ethics 3+0
5 Communication & Presentation Skills 2+1
Sr. No Course Name Crdt Hrs.
Semester 3
1 Data Structures 3+1
2 Computer Org. and Assembly Language 3+1
3 Discrete Structures 3+0
4 Linear Algebra 3+0
5 University Elective – I 3+0
Sr. No Course Name Crdt Hrs.
Semester 4
1 Database Systems 3+1
2 Operating Systems 3+1
3 Design & Analysis of Algorithms 3+0
4 Probability & Statistics 3+0
5 University Elective – II 3+0
Sr. No Course Name Crdt Hrs.
Semester 5
1 Theory of Automata 3+0
2 Computer Networks 3+1
3 Software Design and Analysis 3+0
4 Technical & Business Writing 3+0
5 Numerical Computing 3+0
Sr. No Course Name Crdt Hrs.
Semester 6
1 Software Engineering 3+0
2 Parallel & Distributed Computing 3+0
3 Artificial Intelligence 3+1
4 CS Elective I 3+0
5 CS Supporting Elective 3+0
Sr. No Course Name Crdt Hrs.
Semester 7
1 Final Year Project-I 0+3
2 Information Security 3+0
3 Professional Practices 3+0
4 CS Elective II 3+0
5 CS Elective – III 3+0
Sr. No Course Name Crdt Hrs.
Semester 8
1 Final Year Project-II 0+3
2 University Elective – III 3+0
3 CS Elective IV 3+0
4 CS Elective V 3+0
5 CS Elective VI 3+0

Note: Registration in “Project-I” is allowed provided the student has earned at least 100 credit hours, and his/her CGPA is equal to or greater than the graduating CGPA (2.0).

Program Educational Objectives (PEO)

  1. Fundamental Computing Knowledge A graduate who is performing his/her professional roles with understanding of fundamental computing knowledge acquired during his studies.
  2. Ethical and Societal Responsibilities A graduate who is fulfilling his/her professional responsibilities taking into account ethical and societal concerns.
  3. Communication Skills A graduate who is effective in oral and written communication of technical and managerial information.
  4. Leadership A graduate who is effective in a leadership role of a group/team assigned to him/her or in an entrepreneurial environment.
  5. Continuous Improvement A graduate who keeps on exploring new fields and areas in computing for his/her organization or conduct research for academic pursuits.

Program Learning Outcomes (PLOs)


Academic Education

Completion of an accredited program (BS CS)of study designed to prepare graduates as computing professionals


Knowledge for Solving Computing Problems

Apply knowledge of computing fundamentals, knowledge of a computing specialization, and mathematics, science, and domain knowledge appropriate for the computing specialization to the abstraction and conceptualization of computing models from defined problems and requirements


Problem Analysis

Identify, formulate, research literature, and solve complex computing problems reaching substantiated conclusions using fundamental principles of mathematics, computing sciences, and relevant domain disciplines


Design/ Development of Solutions

Design and evaluate solutions for complex computing problems, and design and evaluate systems, components, or processes that meet specified needs with appropriate consideration for public health and safety, cultural, societal, and environmental considerations


Modern Tool Usage

Create, select, adapt and apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern computing tools to complex computing activities, with an understanding of the limitations


Individual and Team Work

Function effectively as an individual and as a member or leader in diverse teams and in multi-disciplinary settings



Communicate effectively with the computing community and with society at large about complex computing activities by being able to comprehend and write effective reports, design documentation, make effective presentations, and give and understand clear instructions


Computing Professionalism and Society

Understand and assess societal, health, safety, legal, and cultural issues within local and global contexts, and the consequential responsibilities relevant to professional computing practice



Understand and commit to professional ethics, responsibilities, and norms of professional computing practice


Life-long Learning

Recognize the need, and have the ability, to engage in independent learning for continual development as a computing professional