Message of the Director
It is immense pleasure to take responsibility of leading UIIT. With a vision to promote high quality Computer Science and Information education in terms of excellence, and to further improve higher education system at UIIT, so that with commitment, dedication and hard work of students, faculty and administration, we can together lead UIIT to an excellent palace among institutions of high repute. Our purpose is to create better future under the flag of continuous hard work and strong commitment, therefore, to make our institute graduates employable. For the students who are the primary driving force of achieving UIIT vision, I would say:
"Fate of our country depends upon the education of our nation"
Dr. Sohail Asghar
In modern era; Information Technology (IT) has emerged as an integral component of every industry, and in the forthcoming knowledge revolution era, its role will be even more pronounced. Only those countries which are abundant in skilled human resource having expertise in the field of computer sciences and Information Technology will survive and succeed.
University Institute of Information Technology (UIIT) was established at University of Arid Agriculture to address this dire need. Establishment of UIIT came in to being after a long and deliberate consideration of the growing needs of software development and the initiative launched by Government of Pakistan.
Since its inception in 1999, UIIT has experienced remarkable growth and is offering undergraduate as well as post graduate programs in the field of Computer Sciences and Information Technology. At present the institute has around 1500 undergraduates, 300 post graduate students and a PhD program in the field of computer sciences. In addition we have well established computer lab facilities at the institute which provide students conducive learning environment to carry out their research activities.
The aim of our broad based curriculum is to give our students an enriched intellectual life so that they can contribute to the technological development of this country. UIIT is producing CS/IT graduates who are well versed to provide IT based solutions to the problems for all the sectors in general and for Agriculture sector in particular.
UIIT aims to contribute effectively to the national endeavor of producing quality human resource of world class standard by developing a sustainable IT education system to meet the technology needs of the country.
You have the drive and desire to become a leader in the field of information technology and computer science. We are a community of educators and researchers involved in leading edge analysis and system design. Together, we can great thing! When you enter the UIIT, you will discover rich, research-focused environment, populated by an active and influential faculty and a diverse and creative student body. UIIT allow you to focus specifically on the topics and skill sets associated CS & IT. You will find our curriculum to be practical in its focus and valuable to your current professional projects.
Our mission is to prepare outstanding professional and educators to assume leadership in CS & IT.