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  • Monday, January 1, 2018

  • CIIT

  • PD HR

The  Higher Education Commission (HEC) in collaboration with the COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT) organized a Five Week GRE Training. Venue was the CIIT, Islamabad Campus. The training began on Monday, November 6, 2017. 

Objective of the training was to familiarize the participants on different sections of the GRE General Test and to develop skills needed to improve their performance in the test. This training is a core component of the Talent Farming Project conceived as part of the US-Pakistan Knowledge Corridor initiative of the HEC for awarding PhD scholarships to the eligible candidates in ranking US universities. 

The HEC invited applicants from all over Pakistan and upon request of the Directorate of P, D & HRD allocated 15 No. training slots to the nominees of the CIIT. The cost of the training was Rs.15,000/- but the HEC subsidized the cost of training and the CIIT nominees were charged Rs.5000/- only. 

Information for nominations was widely disseminated at the Islamabad campus via letter/e-mails. To further incentivize the prospective CIIT applicants, the CIIT decided to allow re-imbursement of even Rs.5000/- to faculty/staff members subject to their securing a test score above a threshold within one calendar year from the date of successfully completing the said training. 

The classes were held from 6:00 to 8:00 pm four days a week. The United States Education Foundation in Pakistan (USEFP) trainers Mr. Tariq Aqeel and Mr. Haider Naqvi conducted the training sessions. The staff of Directorate of P, D and HRD remained available on the training site to assist the trainers and participants during the training sessions.
The concluding session was held on Friday, December 22, 2017 at 6:30 pm. Dr. Mahmood-ul-Hassan, Consultant and Ms. Fareeha Arguman, Senior Project Manager both from the HEC were present at the ceremony. HEC acknowledged the role of the CIIT in organizing this training and recognized that CIIT is the foremost partner with HEC in convening the HEC- GRE Talent Farming Workshops and Training.  

A cohort of about 50 participants attended the said training, out which 13 candidates were from the CIIT. 

  • Tuesday, December 26, 2017

  • Business

  • Shama Munir - ITC Wah

Department of Civil Engineering arranged training titled “MS Project Software” by the Assistant Professor, Ahsan Qamar on December 19, 2017 for the students of BS (Civil Engineering).

  • Tuesday, November 21, 2017

  • CIIT

  • SSBC

Business Plan Development Training Program Session on”Financial Projections for Startup” by Dr. Imran Abbas was held on 21st November, 2017 at SSBC ground floor hall, CIIT, Islamabad.

The SSBC enrolled startups gets useful insights about the financial projections. The session covers the following important concepts:

  • Feasibility Analysis
  • Income Statement
  • Balance Sheet
  • Cash Flow Statement
  • Break Even Point
  • Pay Back Period
  • Investment Claims
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  • Tuesday, November 21, 2017

  • CIIT

  • SSBC

Business Plan Development Training Program Session on”Feasibility Analysis” by Mr. Jibran Shiekh was held on 20th November, 2017 at SSBC ground floor hall, CIIT, Islamabad.

The objective of the session was to instruct enrolled students about the importance of feasibility analysis. Feasibility analysis is the process of determining whether a business idea is viable. It is the preliminary evaluation of a business idea, conducted for the purpose of determining whether the idea is worth pursuing. The SSBC enrolled students of batch III  attended the session.

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  • Thursday, November 16, 2017

  • CIIT

  • QEC

·         CIIT has maintained its position in 231-240 range of top Asian Universities announced by QS Asian University Rankings, World and Asia  in 2016. According to Subject vise CIIT in Computer Science and Information Systems is ranked in 401-500 slots in the year 2016.


·         The Higher Education Commission (HEC) Has Awarded Highest Category “W” In YPR 2015-16 to QEC (CIIT).


·         The Processes of Data Collection and Dissemination on HES Proforma for National Ranking of CIIT for the Year 2016-17 Completed and  is now Evaluating by Quality Assurance Agency, HEC


·         ISO 9001:2008 Certification Surveillance External Audit of All CIIT Campuses Completed and Continuation of ISO Certificates for the year 2017 has been awarded through NQA.


·         New Version of ISO Quality Management System (QMS) 9001:2015 has been introduced in CIIT campuses for up gradation at all levels in CIIT.


Quality Assurance of all academic programs in CIIT’s all Campuses has been Initiated as per guideline of QAA, HEC