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The Foundation University, Islamabad
Islamabad
(known as FUI), is a private university located in Islamabad, Pakistan. It has two campuses in Islamabad
Islamabad
& Rawalpindi, Punjab, Pakistan. The university offers undergraduate, post-graduate, and doctoral studies in medical sciences, humanities, fine arts, psychology, business, engineering and various registered academic programmes. Its primary financial endowment and funding are sponsored by the Fauji Foundation, run under the auspicious of Pakistan
Pakistan
Army. FUI has been established as a private sector university, sponsored by the Fauji Foundation which is the largest welfare organization in the country[citation needed]. FUI was granted its charter by the Federal Government vide Ordinance No. LXXXVIII of 2002. In a university category list issued by the Higher Education Commission (HEC) in 2005, Foundation University
University
was placed in the "A" category, along with other top ranking universities of Pakistan
Pakistan
such as LUMS, NUST. According to the ranking (2013) of HEC, Foundation University
University
has been placed in the highest W-4 category. In the General category of Higher Education Institutes in Pakistan, FU was ranked 45th with a score of 41.17.[1]

Contents

1 Foundation University
University
Rawalpindi
Rawalpindi
Campus (FURC) 2 Foundation University
University
Medical College
College
(FUMC) 3 Institute of Management & Computer Sciences 4 Introduction of internationally accepted problem based learning methodology 5 Collaborations and memberships 6 References 7 External links

Foundation University
University
Rawalpindi
Rawalpindi
Campus (FURC)[edit] The Institute was established in December 1998. Following the grant of the charter to the Foundation University, FURC became one of its constituent institutes in October 2002. Prior to this, it was affiliated with IBA and UET respectively. FURC became one of its constituent institutes in October 2002. Prior to this it was affiliated with IBA and UET respectively. FURC has three faculties: Faculty of Engineering & IT and Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences & Faculty of Business & IT.The Telecommunication Engineering Program, batches 2003, 2004 and 2005 have also been accredited by PEC. The Management Sciences Programmes of study are duly accredited by HEC. The institute was headed by Professor Dr. Aftab, known for his contributions in the Computer Science departments of Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute (GIKI) Topi, FAST Islamabad
Islamabad
Campus (as founder) and LUMS. Now the institution is headed by Dr. Brig. Akhtar Nawaz Malik. Foundation University
University
Medical College
College
(FUMC)[edit] The Foundation University
University
Medical College
College
(FUMC) was established in 2000. The Medical College
College
is recognized by the Pakistan
Pakistan
Medical and Dental Council (PM&DC). The College
College
has 21 departments of which 7 pertain to basic sciences and 14 to clinical sciences. FUMC has a permanent faculty of 118 and visiting/honorarium faculty of 23. The college takes in 150 students per year. The college presently has 571 students. Four batches of MBBS comprising 384 students have graduated through 2009. The Academic Wing has two divisions, viz., Basic Medical Sciences Division and Clinical Sciences Division respectively. The college is housed in a complex of its own with boys and girls hostels located within the same premises.

Institute of Management & Computer Sciences[edit] Foundation University
University
Institute of Management & Computer Sciences (FUIMCS) was established in Islamabad, Pakistan
Pakistan
in 1998, and consists of three faculties, namely, Engineering, Information Technology, and Management Sciences. The institute offers undergraduate, postgraduate and PhD degrees. Undergraduate programs

Bachelor of Science in Software Engineering Bachelor of Science in Computer Science Bachelor of Science in Telecommunication Engineering Bachelor of Business Administration

Postgraduate programs

Master of Science in Computer Science Master of Business Administration Master of Business Administration (Executive)

M.Phil and Ph.D programs

Master of Philosophy
Philosophy
in Computer Science Doctorate of Philosophy
Philosophy
in Computer Science

Introduction of internationally accepted problem based learning methodology[edit] FUMC has introduced an internationally accepted Integrated Curriculum from 2009 in place of a discipline based curriculum on the instructions of PM & DC. World bodies endorsing this integrated curriculum include the General Professional Education for Physicians, the Canadian Medical Council, the World Federation for Medical Education and the General Medical Council (UK). FUMC is the fourth institution after Agha Khan University, Shifa Medical College
College
and Army Medical College
College
to introduce this teaching methodology in Pakistan. Collaborations and memberships[edit] The University
University
of Yamanashi Faculty of Medicine (Japan), signed an academic agreement with FUMC for research collaboration, faculty development and student exchange in 2005. The college is listed in the International Medical Education Directory and is a member of the International Association of Medical Regulatory Authority. The college has been included in the World Directory of Medical Schools by WHO, making its students eligible to appear in the United States Medical Licensing Examination and the United Kingdom Professional and Linguistic Assessments Board. References[edit]

^ "HEC Ranking 2015" (PDF). 

External links[edit]

Official website FURC FUIC Research Center Foundation University
University
Journal of Business and Economics Foundation University
University
Journal of Psychology (FUJP)

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Colleges and universities in Islamabad

Air University Allama Iqbal Open University Bahria University Capital University
University
of Science & Technology Center for Advanced Studies in Engineering COMSATS Institute of Information Technology Federal Urdu University Foundation University Hamdard University Institute of Space Technology International Islamic University Mohammad Ali Jinnah University National University
University
of Computer and Emerging Sciences National University
University
of Modern Languages National University
University
of Sciences and Technology Pakistan
Pakistan
Institute of Engineering & Applied Sciences PTV Academy Quaid-i-Azam University Shifa College
College
of Medicine SZABIST University
University
College
College
of Islamabad Roots Ivy International University The Millennium Univer

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