HEC issues list of unrecognised universities in​ Pakistan

The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has issued a list of over 140 fake, illegal, unlawful and unrecognised institutions across​ Pakistan.


The HEC further said that any institution not mentioned on the list of recognised universities may be considered fake or unrecognised.


List of fake, illegal, unlawful and unrecognised Institutions in​ Punjab 

Sr. # 

Name of Institution 

1​

All Affiliated Colleges with Global Institute, Lahore offering undergraduate and postgraduate programs 

2

All Heritage International Colleges (HICs) affiliated with any Private University across Punjab imparting undergraduate and postgraduate education 

3

The Open International University for Complimentary Medicines, (Sri Lanka) and its operations anywhere in Pakistan including Karachi and Islamabad offices 

4

American International University, 7 up Chowk, Gulberg III, Lahore 

5

Softlogix College of Information Technology, Lahore 

6

TIU Institute, 29-C/1, Gulberg III, Ghalib Road, Lahore 

7

Pakistan College of Science & Technology, 447-D, Peoples Colony, Faisalabad 

8

AIMS Institute of Management Sciences, AIMS House 11 A, Opposite Pizza Hut, Gulgasht, Multan 

9

National Textile College of Professional Sciences & IT, 62-C/1 M.M. Alam Road, Gulberg 3, Lahore 

10

Standard Institute of Emerging Technologies & Sciences (SIETS), 225-A-new Muslim Town, Lahore 

11

Ali Garh Institute of Management Science (AIMS), 3-D Model Town, Club Road, Rahim Yar Khan 

12

Michigan International College, Lahore 

13

American International College, Faisal Town, Lahore, Punjab 

14

American University of London, National College of Business Management and Technology, 365-M, Model Town, Lahore 

15

Rawal Open International University of Alternative Medicine Pakistan, Gujar Khan, Rawalpindi 

16

INFOVISION Institute of Management and Information Technology, Lahore 

17

Islamia College of Commerce, Kot Ada, Muzaffargarh 

18

Opstech College of Computer Science, Lahore 

19

CIT College, Majeed Plaza, Bank Road, Saddar, Rawalpindi. 

20

University College of Commerce, Peoples Colony, Khanewal 

21

National College of Commerce, Mian Channu 

22

Quaid-e-Azam College, Mian Channu 

23

International College of Commerce, Mian Channu 

24

Leads Law College, Burewala 

25

Comstech Law College, Gulgasht Colony, Multan 

26

Comstech Degree College, Gulgasht Colony, Multan 

27

Pakistan Mission Law College, Neel Kot, Bosan Road, Multan 

28

Lahore University of Computer Excellence, New Garden Town, Lahore 

29

Arqum College of Science & Arts, Court Road, Gujranwala 

30

Cosmiq Institute of Technology, Cosmiq Complex, 54-Commercial Area, Cavalry Ground Extension, Lahore Cantt 

31

NICON College of Computer Sciences, Adam Jee Road, Rawalpindi 

32

SINTEC System, North Star Plaza, Murree Road, Rawalpindi 

33

Higher Education College, Peoples Colony, Faisalabad 

34

National Textile College of Professional Sciences and IT, 62-C/1 M.M, Alam Road, Gulberg-III, Lahore. 

35

National Group of Textile College, IC-1, MM Alam Road, Sir Syed stop, Gulberg III, Lahore 

36

Pakistan Institute of Technology, Trust Plaza, GT Road, Gujranwala 

37

The National College, Faisalabad 

38

Excelsior College of Information Technology, Lahore 

39

Fashion Design Institute, Majeed Plaza, Bank Road, Rawalpindi 

40

Raees ul Ahrar College, Murree Road, Rawalpindi 


41

​Independent University (Independent Medical College), 175-Jinnah Colony, Faisalabad

42

Preston University, Faisalabad campus 

43

NICON College of Computer Sciences, 29/A, Officers Colony, Faisalabad 

44

Preston University School of Business, 7th Road, Satellite Town, Rawalpindi 

45

Institute of Professional Studies (Canal Campus) 4-A, New Muslim Town, Near New Campus Bridge, 24-E-II near New French Center, Gulberg III, Lahore 

46

College of Technical Education, Langlay Road, Lahore 

47

College of Education, New Muslim Town, Lahore 

48

Matrix Institute of Emerging Science, Gulberg III, Lahore 

49

Quaid-e-Azam College of Information Technology, Main Ferozepur Road, Lahore 

50

Centre for Health & Population Studies, Chamba Line, Lahore 

51

College of Business Administration, Gulberg III, Lahore 

52

Lahore School of Information Technology, New Garden Town, Lahore 

53

Proceed Institute of Management & IT, Gulberg III, Lahore 

54

Institute of Computer Technology, Gulberg II, Main Ferozepur Road, Lahore 

55

College of Professional Studies, Peoples Colony, Faisalabad 

56

Institute of Management Sciences, Canal Road, Peoples Colony, Faisalabad 

57

College of Business Administration, PAF Road, Sargodha 

58

College of I.T. 6th Road, Satellite Town, Rawalpindi 

59

University College, 6th Road, Satellite Town, Rawalpindi 

60

Shibly College of Commerce, Karor, Layyah 

61

Khyber College of Commerce, Kot Sultan, Layyah 

62

Abdul Kasim College, Taunsa, D.G. Khan 

63

The National College , Bosan Road, Multan 

64

National Group of Textile College, Near Civil Hospital, 45 Civil Lines, Gujranwala 

65

Kynat College of Commerce, Kot Sultan, Layyah 

66

Allied College of Commerce, Mian Channu 

67

DG College, Tausan, D.G. Khan 

68

Institute of Information Technology & Management, 40/3 Jahanzeb Centre, Opp. Gakhar Plaza, Bank Road, Saddar Rawalpindi 

69

Wah Institute of Management Technology Sadat Plaza Lalaruk, the Mall Wah Cantt 

70

University College of Information Technology, Jampur Road, Fareedabad Colony, D.G. Khan 

71

Chanab Institute of Information Technology, Shadab Colony, Opp. Canal Rest House, Jhang 

72

College of Management & Information Technology, Mumtaz Plaza, Jinnah Road, Gujrat 

73

Rawalpindi Institute of Technology, Ojri Camp, Murree Road, Rawalpindi 

74

Multan Institute of Management Sciences, 2-A Gulghast Colony, Boson Road, Multan 

75

SYSTEX Institute of Technology, 14-L, Model Town Extension, Lahore 

76

ABACUS College, D-102 M.A.Road, Satellite Town, Rawalpindi 

77

College of Advance Professional Studies, 85-E, Farid Town Road, Sahiwal 

78

LIONS College, 3-A, Canal Colony, Farid Town Road, Sahiwal 

79

College of Information Technology Circular Road, Chowk Islamabad, Sialkot 

80

Al-Qasim University 38-D, Lawrence Road, Lahore 

81

College of Global Technologies, Peshawar Road, Rawalpindi 

82

South Asia Institute of Management and I.T, Hali Road, Westrige, Rawalpindi 

83

UK College of Information Technology, Club Road, Muzaffargarh 

84

College of Management & I.T, Lala Rukh, The Mall, Wah 

85

UK College of Technology, Ahmed Pur East Road, Bahawalpur 

86

College of Professional Studies, Gulgasht Colony, Bosan Road, Multan 

87

Edycare College of I.T, Baldia Road, Bahawalnagar 

88

Sadiqabad Polytechnic Institute, Sadiqabad, Distt, Rahim Yar Khan 

89

Leads Institute of Management Sciences, 24-K, Gulberg-II, Lahore 

90

Central College of Information Technology, 5-E/4 850, Officer's Colony Boson Road, Multan 

91

Pyramid Education Centre, D 135, Malik Abad Road, 6th Road, Satellite Town, Rawalpindi 

92

Lahore Campus of Preston Institute of Management Science and Technology, Karachi; 

93

Lahore Metropolitan University, Lahore 

94

Pioneer College of Commerce, Kot Adu, Muzaffargarh 

95

Quaid e Azam University of Pakistan, Lahore

96

  Islamic University of Pakistan, Sialkot



List of fake, illegal, unlawful and unrecognised Institutions in Sindh

Sr. #

Name of Institutions

1

All other branches/campuses/affiliated colleges/franchises of Newports Institute of Communication & E​conomics Karachi except its Karachi campus

2

All other branches/campuses/affiliated colleges/franchises of Preston Institute of Management Science and Technology, Karachi  except its Karachi campus

3

The Elites University, Sector 11-A, Hashim Town Sindh Karachi Housing Society, Scheme No 33, Karachi

4

American School of International Business C-7/A, Daman e Koh, KDA Officers, Cooperation Housing Society Opposite PNS, Bahadur Stadium Road, Karachi

5

American World University International 22-A, Tipu Sultan Road, Karachi

6

Glamshire University, Karachi

7

American University of Hawaii, Karachi

8

East-West University, Karachi

9

International University of America, Karachi

10

Western International University, C-41, Block 6, Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Nipa Chowrangi, Near Aero Club, Karachi

11

Washington University, 532/1, Business Recorded Road, Garden East, Karachi

12

University of Southern, Comit Campus, St 6B, Block-14 Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Karachi

13

University of Houston Clear Lake D-77, Block 2, Clifton Opposite Bilawal House, Karachi

14

University of Economics & Technology, 30 Block -A, Opposite Mehran Clinic, Sindhi Muslim Society, Karachi

15

Lincoln Institute, D-18, Block-8, Punjab Colony, Ch. Khaliq-uz-Zaman Rad, Clifton, Karachi

16

University of Islamic Study, Block-7, Ghulshan-e-Iqbal, Karachi

17

American School of London, Karachi

18

College Swiss Switzerland, Domino Education Services, Karachi, Sindh

19

The International University of America, 40-J/A, Block 6, Pechs, Shahrah-e-Faisal, Karachi, Sindh

20

Institute of Management Science and Arts, Latifabad, Hyderabad, Sindh

21

Mehran Institute of I.T, Latifabad, Hyderabad, Sindh

22

National Textile College of Professional Sciences and IT, Hyderabad

23

SPIRIT Institute of Management & Computer Science, North Nazimabad, Karachi

24

Institute of Science & Management, Shaheed-e-Milat Road, Karachi

25

College of Computer & Management Studies, Block B, Latifabad, Hyderabad

26

College of Education , Karachi

27

American University of London Western Graduate College , Karachi

28

Al-Khair College of Commerce, Mian Channu; Al-Burhan Shopping Circle, 3rd Floor, Bld-B, on Top of Burger Time Restaurant Opp. Main Haidry Market, North Nazimabad, Karachi

29

College of Information Technology,   C-562, Eid Gah Road, Sukkar; Campus Distt. Central Clock-E North Nazimabad, Karachi

30

​College of Education, A-130 Block -E North Nizamabad, Karachi 

31

​College of Education, Gate No. 8, No.4 Mahmoodabad, Karachi

32

College of Administration & Computer Science, PECHS, Karachi

33

College of Management Science, Main Korangi Road, Karachi

34

Pakistan Institute of Professional Science, Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Karachi

35

Allama Muhammad Yusuf Binnori Islamic University, Pakistan


List of fake, illegal, unlawful and unrecognised Institutions in Azad Jammu & Kashmir (AJK)​

Sr. #

Name of Institutions

1

All other campuses/affiliated colleges of Al-Khair University AJK  except Bhimber

2

Institute of Advance Studies of Information Technology, Dadyal

3

Pak Kashmir Institute of IT, Mirpur


List of fake, illegal, unlawful and unrecognised institutions in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Sr. #

Name of Institution

1

Agha Computers, Al-Noor Esquire, PICIC Bank Building, Mansehra Road, Abbottabad

2

Islamabad Computer Institute, College Road Jaba, Dargai

3

Flash Institute of Computer Studies, Sheikh Jee Plaza, Industrial Estate, Jamrud Road, Peshawar

4

Square Soft Systems, Kashmeery Bazar, Manzoor Market, Shinkiari

5

College of Computer & Information Technology, Matta, Swat

6

Global College of Information Technology, College Road, Thana, Swat

7

Global College of Information Technology, Sohary, Buner, Swat

8

Aryan University, Jahangir Road, Peshawar

9

National College of Computer Sciences, Bannu,

10

Imam Ghazali University, Peshawar

11

Abu Ali Seena University, Peshawar


List of fake, illegal, unlawful and unrecognised institutions  in Federal Capital 


​Sr.#

Name of Institution

1

Islamabad Law College, Islamabad 

2

Hunerkada College of Visual and Performing Arts, Islamabad