Bachelor of Science in Electronics and Computing

Program Overview

The BS Electronics and Computing (BSEC) is an eight-semester, four-year program (Spring and Fall intake), tailored to delve into advanced research areas and integrate innovative concepts into the contemporary domains of Electronics and Computing. Specifically crafted for curious scientists and researchers aiming to broaden their proficiency in specialized aspects of Electronics and Computing, the program provides a platform for scholars to engage in major scientific research areas. This exposure facilitates multidisciplinary research, establishing connections with other sciences to cultivate new fields of study. The curriculum addresses the evolving landscape, transitioning from traditional electronic design to encompass embedded systems, AI-based design, and IoT technologies. Proficiency in Embedded and Adaptive systems is emphasized, aligning with the current need for addressing computational complexities in rapid development across various sectors. Applications of Electronics and computing extend to diverse fields such as Network and Communication Technologies, Sustainable Agricultural Engineering, Atmospheric and Environmental Science, Network and Communication Technologies, Biotechnology and Genetic engineering, offering solutions for present and future challenges. The program empowers students to apply electronic and computing principles to emerging technologies across different facets of life. Graduates from this program will be well-equipped to meet the growing demands of both industry and academia.

Eligibility requirements

Eligibility requirements for the program
At least 50% marks in Intermediate (HSSC) examination with Physics and Math or equivalent qualification with math, certified by IBCC or at least 50% marks intermediate (HSSC) examination with pre-medical (HSSC) or equivalent qualification, certified by IBCC. The pre-medical students must pass an additional non-credit mathematics course in 1 st or 2 nd semester of their studies at CUI. NTS Test as per CUI Policy.

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Career Prospects

  • Technology Innovations and IT Industry

Technology Innovations such as artificial intelligence (AI), the Internet of Things (IoT), and 5G networks are heavily dependent on electronics. Specialists will be required to develop and refine the electronic components and systems that support these innovations.

  • Technological Evolution

Electronics is a rapidly progressing field, and as technology advances, the demand for scientists who can innovate in areas like semiconductor technology, nanoelectronics, and embedded computing will grow.

  • Quantum Computing Entrepreneur

Graduates holding this degree will be able to work with customers and internal teams to develop and apply quantum computing solutions to real-world problems. Graduates will be able to design and integrate quantum computing systems within existing technology infrastructures.

  • Eco-Friendly Electronics

As sustainability becomes increasingly important, scientists will be needed to develop environmentally friendly electronic materials and technologies.

  • Freelancing

The scope of a Bachelor of Science in Electronics and Computing for freelancing is promising and diverse. With a solid foundation in both hardware and software skills, individuals holding this degree can tap into a wide range of freelance opportunities.

  • Biomedical/ Health care Advancements

Experts in electronics are vital for the development of medical devices, diagnostic tools, and wearable health technologies. As the healthcare industry increasingly embraces electronic solutions, the need for professionals in this area will expand.

  • Sustainable/Green Energy

Electronics are crucial for sustainable energy technologies, including solar panels and wind turbines. Scientists are needed to enhance the efficiency and reliability of these systems as the world moves towards more sustainable energy sources.

  • Aerospace and Military Technology

In aerospace and military technology, electronic experts are indispensable for developing advanced electronic systems essential for communication, navigation, and security. Continuous innovation in these sectors will drive demand for skilled professionals.

  • Cyber Defense

With the rising threat of cyberattacks, there will be a high demand for electronics experts with cyber defense skills to create secure electronic systems and protect vital infrastructure.

  • Worldwide Connectivity

The need for worldwide connectivity through satellite communications, undersea cables, and other electronic networks will require ongoing research and development in electronics.

  • Research and Development (R&D)

Many companies, especially technology firms, have R&D departments that require engineers and scientists to innovate and develop new products and technologies.

  • Teaching and Academia

If graduates have a passion for teaching and research, you can pursue a career in academia by becoming a professor or researcher at a university or research institution.

  • Higher Education Prospects

There is high demand of skilled personal in IT industry and electronics in foreign countries. Graduates will be able to continue higher education in Pakistan and at international level specially in UK and Europe.

  • Consulting

Consulting firms often hire individuals with technical expertise to provide solutions and advice to businesses facing technological challenges.

  • Quality Assurance and Testing

Ensuring the quality and reliability of electronic and computing products is crucial.
Quality assurance professionals test and validate products before they reach the market.

The primary objectives of the BS Electronics and Computing program are to directly prepare human capital for the country's technological needs and to indirectly enhance research in Science and Technology at CUI. CUI has already made significant contributions to computing-related technologies through its high-quality teaching, research, and participation in national policy making. We believe that CUI will continue to play a pivotal role in providing Technological Solutions. The BS Electronics and Computing program will definitely equip the graduated students to seize these opportunities and contribute to the nation's welfare.

Potential employers list

Major Areas

  • Software Houses
  • Information Technology
  • Industrial Automation
  • Instrumentations and Technology
  • Device Manufacturing Industries
  • Telecommunications
  • Defense, Networking and Security
  • Energy and Power Generations Sector
  • Medical Imaging and Computations
  • Modelling and Simulations
  • Electronics industry Robotics
  • Renewable Energy Quantum Electronics
  • Internet of Things
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Space technology, Monitoring and Training
  • Scientific Organizations and the Government sector
  • Technical Teaching Institutes
  • Technological Entrepreneurs

Local: Companies

  • Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission (PAEC)
  • Petroleum & Energy Logistics and Services Co. (PETROGISTIX)
  • National Engineering and Scientific Commission (NESCOM)
  • Khan Research Laboratories (KRL)
  • National Center for Physics (NCP) Islamabad
  • Space and upper atmosphere research Organization (SUPARCO)
  • Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL)
  • Emblem Technologies Private Limited
  • Fouji Fertilizer Pvt. Ltd.
  • Descon Engineering
  • Nokia
  • NOVA
  • SofreCom
  • ZAPTA Technologies
  • Arpatech (Pvt) Ltd.
  • COMCEPTS Pvt. Ltd.
  • Synoify Systems
  • Zepto Systems
  • Quixell Solutions
  • Ovex Technologies
  • Afiniti
  • AND OR Logic Company


  • Zhong Xing Telecommunication Equipment (ZTE)
  • Boeing Factory Bradford UK
  • ZONG
  • SONY
  • CERN

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