National Defence University

National Defence University Ranking

country rank: 57
world rank: 8083

University Overview

National Defence University ranking, established in 1963, is a non-profit public higher-education institution situated in Islamabad, CT, in the metropolitan environment of the city of Islamabad (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 people). There are additional branch campuses for this school in the following cities: Karachi, Lahore, and Quetta are all cities in Pakistan. National Defence University (NDU) ranking is a relatively tiny (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational Pakistani higher education institution that is officially recognized by the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan. National Defence University (NDU) provides courses and programs in a variety of fields that lead to legally recognized higher education degrees such as master’s and doctoral degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 57-year-old Pakistani higher-education school has a rigorous admissions process based on entrance exams and previous academic records and ratings. This Pakistani higher education school has a 60-70 percent admission rate, making it a moderately selective university. Students from all around the world are invited to apply for admission. NDU also offers a library, sports facilities, financial assistance and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services to students.

National Defence University Ranking

University Identity

Name National Defence University
Acronym NDU
Founded 1963
Motto Taught man that which he knew not (Al-Quran 30:96:5)
Colours Green and white

University Location

Address Shaheen Chowk, E-9 Islamabad 44000 Islamabad CT Pakistan
Tel +92 (51) 926 0651
Fax +92 (51) 926 3479
Other locations Karachi, Lahore, Quetta

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
Not reported 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro)
Not reported over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office Admission Office, National Defence University, E-9 Islamabad 44000 (51) 926 0651

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff 50-99
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

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