University of Balochistan (uob) Quetta is a public sector general university of Pakistan, chartered by Government of Balochistan and recognized by Higher Education Commission of Pakistan. University of Balochistan was established in 1970. In June 1996, the Balochistan Assembly passed an ACT called the University of Balochistan ACT 1996. Thus the University of Balochistan became the sole general University of the Province imparting Higher Education to the entire population of the province in Science, Arts and Humanities. Currently the University has 34 departments, 2 Institutes and 5 Specialized centers of higher studies and research.
Being the oldest institute of higher learning in the province, the University of Balochistan aims to enhance the existing capacity of vaccine production, research capacity of the faculty of Center of Advanced Studies in Vaccinology and Bio-technology (CASVAB) and upgrade it by giving it autonomy and make it a financially sustainable body in future. Its short term ambition is to be rated amongst the top TEN Universities of the country. The long-term goal is to be initially grouped/included in the top 500 Universities/Institutions of the world.
The Department of Computer Science & IT was established in 1984. At the time of its establishment the department offered a one year Postgraduate Diploma in Computer Science (PGD-CS). Department of Computer Science and Information Technology is one of the old and well established department of the University. The faculty of the department contains of professional and experienced teachers. The Department has three operational computing labs and two more are planned to be established before the beginning of next academic year. All the computers in the labs are connected through a networking system and dressed with internet facility.
The Department of Computer Science and IT is offering following undergraduate and graduate programs.
- Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (4 Year/8 Semesters)
- Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (4 Year/8 Semesters)
- Master in Computer Science (2 Year/4 Semesters)
- MS Computer Science
- PhD Computer Science
Address: Department of Computer Science and IT, University of Balochistan, Sariab Road Quetta (Pakistan)