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Beware students and parents! Don’t take admission to fake institutions

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By A.R. Sajid

Beware students and parents!

Don’t take admission to fake institutions

ISLAMABAD: The Higher Education Commission of Pakistan has warned students and parents not to take admission in 156 fake/derecognized educational institutions of the country.  These include 101 institutions in Punjab province, 36 in Sindh, 11 KPK, three each in Federal Capital and Azad Jammu & Kashmir (AJK).

Province wise detail of derecognized institutions follows as:

 Sr. #   Name of Institution 
1  All Affiliated Colleges with Lahore Leads University, Lahore  across Punjab offering u​ndergraduate and postgraduate programs
2  All Affiliated Colleges with Global Institute, Lahore offering undergraduate and postgraduate programs
3  All Affiliated Colleges with Superior College, Lahore across Punjab offering undergraduate and postgraduate programs
4  All Heritage International Colleges (HICs) affiliated with University of South Asia, Lahore, located across Punjab imparting undergraduate and postgraduate education
5  The Open International University for Complimentary Medicines, (Sri Lanka) and its operations anywhere in Pakistan including Karachi and Islamabad offices
6  American International University, 7 up Chowk, Gulberg III, Lahore
7  Softlogix College of Information Technology, Lahore
8  TIU Institute, 29-C/1, Gulberg III, Ghalib Road, Lahore
9  Pakistan College of Science & Technology, 447-D, Peoples Colony, Faisalabad
10  AIMS Institute of Management Sciences, AIMS House 11 A, Opposite Pizza Hut, Gulgasht, Multan
11  National Textile College of Professional Sciences & IT, 62-C/1 M.M. Alam Road, Gulberg 3, Lahore
12  Standard Institute of Emerging Technologies & Sciences (SIETS), 225-A-new Muslim Town, Lahore
13  Ali Garh Institute of Management Science (AIMS), 3-D Model Town, Club Road, Rahim Yar Khan
14  Mishigan International College, Lahore
15  American International College, Faisal Town, Lahore, Punjab
16  American University of London, National College of Business Management and Technology, 365-M, Model Town, Lahore
17  Rawal Open International University of Alternative Medicine Pakistan, Gujar Khan, Rawalpindi
18  INFOVISION Institute of Management and Information Technology, Lahore
19  Islamia College of Commerce, Kot Ada, Muzaffargarh
20  Opstech College of Computer Science, Lahore
21  CIT College, Majeed Plaza, Bank Road, Saddar, Rawalpindi.
22  Myer’s Institution of Technology, Myer’s Avenue, Near Allied Park, Chakwal.
23  University College of Commerce, Peoples Colony, Khanewal
24  National College of Commerce, Mian Channu
25  Quaid-e-Azam College, Mian Channu
26  International College of Commerce, Mian Channu
27  Leads Law College, Burewala
28  Comstech Law College, Gulgasht Colony, Multan
29  Comstech Degree College, Gulgasht Colony, Multan
30  Pakistan Mission Law College, Neel Kot, Bosan Road, Multan
31  Lahore University of Computer Excellence, New Garden Town, Lahore
32  Arqum College of Science & Arts, Court Road, Gujranwala
33  Cosmiq Institute of Technology, Cosmiq Complex, 54-Commercial Area, Cavalry Ground Extension, Lahore Cantt
34  NICON College of Computer Sciences, Adam Jee Road, Rawalpindi
35  SINTEC System, North Star Plaza, Murree Road, Rawalpindi
36  Higher Education College, Peoples Colony, Faisalabad
37  National Textile College of Professional Sciences and IT, 62-C/1 M.M, Alam Road, Gulberg-III, Lahore.
38  National Group of Textile College, IC-1, MM Alam Road, Sir Syed stop, Gulberg III, Lahore
39  Pakistan Institute of Technology, Trust Plaza, GT Road, Gujranwala
40  The National College, Faisalabad
41  Excelsior College of Information Technology, Lahore
42  Micro inn Technologies, Shami Road, Sheikhupura
43  Fashion Design Institute, Majeed Plaza, Bank Road, Rawalpindi
44  Raees ul Ahrar College, Murree Road, Rawalpindi
45  Preston University, Faisalabad campus
46  NICON College of Computer Sciences, 29/A, Officers Colony, Faisalabad
47  Preston University School of Business, 7th Road, Satellite Town, Rawalpindi
48  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
49  College of Technical Education, Langlay Road, Lahore
50  College of Education, New Muslim Town, Lahore
51  Matrix Institute of Emerging Science, Gulberg III, Lahore
52  Quaid-e-Azam College of Information Technology, Main Ferozepur Road, Lahore
53  Centre for Health & Population Studies, Chamba Line, Lahore
54  College of Business Administration, Gulberg III, Lahore
55  Lahore School of Information Technology, New Garden Town, Lahore
56  Proceed Institute of Management & IT, Gulberg III, Lahore
57  Institute of Computer Technology, Gulberg II, Main Ferozepur Road, Lahore
58  College of Professional Studies, Peoples Colony, Faisalabad
59  Institute of Management Sciences, Canal Road, Peoples Colony, Faisalabad
60  College of Business Administration, PAF Road, Sargodha
61  College of I.T. 6th Road, Satellite Town, Rawalpindi
62  University College, 6th Road, Satellite Town, Rawalpindi
63  INFOVISION Institute of Management & Information Technology, Lahore
64  Shibly College of Commerce, Karor, Layyah
65  Khyber College of Commerce, Kot Sultan, Layyah
66  Abdul Kasim College, Taunsa, D.G. Khan
67  The National College , Bosan Road, Multan
68  National Group of Textile College, Near Civil Hospital, 45 Civil Lines, Gujranwala
69  Kynat College of Commerce, Kot Sultan, Layyah
70  Allied College of Commerce, Mian Channu
71  DG College, Tausan, D.G. Khan
72  Institute of Information Technology & Management, 40/3 Jahanzeb Centre, Opp. Gakhar Plaza, Bank Road, Saddar Rawalpindi
73  Wah Institute of Management Technology Sadat Plaza Lalaruk, the Mall Wah Cantt
74  University College of Information Technology, Jampur Road, Fareedabad Colony, D.G. Khan
75  Chanab Institute of Information Technology, Shadab Colony, Opp. Canal Rest House, Jhang
76  College of Management & Information Technology, Mumtaz Plaza, Jinnah Road, Gujrat
77  Rawalpindi Institute of Technology, Ojri Camp, Murree Road, Rawalpindi
78  Multan Institute of Management Sciences, 2-A Gulghast Colony, Boson Road, Multan
79  SYSTEX Institute of Technology, 14-L, Model Town Extension, Lahore
80  ABACUS College, D-102 M.A.Road, Satellite Town, Rawalpindi
81  College of Advance Professional Studies, 85-E, Farid Town Road, Sahiwal
82  LIONS College, 3-A, Canal Colony, Farid Town Road, Sahiwal
83  College of Information Technology Circular Road, Chowk Islamabad, Sialkot
84  Al-Qasim University 38-D, Lawrence Road, Lahore
85  College of Global Technologies, Peshawar Road, Rawalpindi
86  South Asia Institute of Management and I.T, Hali Road, Westrige, Rawalpindi
87  UK College of Information Technology, Club Road, Muzaffargarh
88  College of Management & I.T, Lala Rukh, The Mall, Wah
89  UK College of Technology, Ahmed Pur East Road, Bahawalpur
90  College of Professional Studies, Gulgasht Colony, Bosan Road, Multan
91  Edycare College of I.T, Baldia Road, Bahawalnagar
92  Sadiqabad Polytechnic Institute, Sadiqabad, Distt, Rahim Yar Khan
93  Leads Institute of Management Sciences, 24-K, Gulberg-II, Lahore
94  Central College of Information Technology, 5-E/4 850, Officer’s Colony Boson Road, Multan
95  Pyramid Education Centre, D 135, Malik Abad Road, 6th Road, Satellite Town, Rawalpindi
96  Lahore Campus of Preston Institute of Management Science and Technology, Karachi;
97  Lahore Metropolitan University, Lahore
98  Pioneer College of Commerce, Kot Adu, Muzaffargarh
99  Quaid e Azam University of Pakistan, Lahore
100   Islamic University of Pakistan, Sialkot
​101 ​The University of Chakwal, Chakwal.
Sindh Province – Fake institutions
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
7 American University of Hawaii, 981 Highway 80 East, Clinton, Mississippi 39056
8 East-West University
9 International University of America,
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,
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
27 American University of London Western Graduate College
28 University College Sedaya International, 109-B Gulshan-e-Faisal, Bath Island Clifton, Karachi
29 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
30 College of Information Technology,   C-562, Eid Gah Road, Sukkar; Campus Distt. Central Clock-E North Nazimabad, Karachi
31​ ​College of Education, A-130 Block -E North Nizamabad, Karachi
​32 ​College of Education, Gate No. 8, No.4 Mahmoodabad, Karachi
​33 ​College of Administration & Computer Science, PECHS, Karachi
34 College of Management Science, Main Korangi Road, Karachi
35 Pakistan Institute of Professional Science, Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Karachi
​36 ​​Allama Muhammad  Yusuf Binnori Islamic University, Pakistan


Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province – Fake institutions
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

 Federal Capital – Fake Institutions 

​Sr.# Name of Institution
1 ​Islamabad Law College, Islamabad
​2 ​Modern Institute of Informatics & Management
3 Islamabad Campus of Mohiuddin Islamic University, Neiran Sharif


AJK – Fake institutions ​
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

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