Senate approves bill for Capital University of Science and Technology

paksenateSenate passed a bill for establishment of Capital Univeristy of Science and Technology in Islamabad on Thursday, reported Dunya News.

Government is stepping up on its efforts to improve state of education in country, one of which is to increase the number of institutions.

Previously, National Assembly had given approval for the university on May 18. Fields of computing, engineering, management and social sciences will be taught at the institute.

Departments of electrical engineering, mechanical and civil engineering, computer sciences, biosciences, bioinformatics will be established.

Capital University will follow Higher Education Commission’s standards and offer 4-years Bachelors Honors, 3-years Doctor of Philosophy and 2-years masters of science. The institute will employ 50 PhD and 70 MS qualified teachers.

The university will be based in Islamabad.