HEC to Establish UCAP University for Central Asian Students Providing IT and Business Studies. Government plans to provide higher education facilities to the students of Central Asian states via University of Central Asia and Pakistan.
UCAP project needs total amount of Rs. 2,84 billion out of which Rs. 600 million has been allotted in 2016-2017 budget. This amount will be used for the establishment of university’s basic structure as further amount will be provided this year.
HEC to Establish UCAP University for Central Asian Students Providing IT and Business Studies
Classes of UCAP university will be setup in COMSAT Institute temporarily by September 2018. The UCAP University will promote international peace, social and economic development in the region. It will also help in building cultural exchange between the countries.
For UCAP, induction process of University’s faculty and other staff is started. This process will be completed soon along with finalization of courses and admissions.
Opening a University for students of Central Asian States is a very good initiative on government’s part. This educational step will help to make Pakistan a hub of knowledge and civilization. It will definitely increase cooperation among the South and Central Asian countries.
HEC also plans to establish National Science and Technology Park at NUST. This project will cost worth 3 billion. This technology park will encourage knowledge creation at cutting edge technologies.