Registered Private Universities

​​​​Any other institution which is not included here in the list of registered / recognized universities/Institutions/Campus (s) available on the HERA website may be termed as non-recognized / un-registered.​​​​​​

Registered Private Universities in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
S#Name of UniversityReg # and DateWebsiteDistrictRemarks
TOTAL 13  
1 Abasyn Institute of Management Sciences Peshawar. 46
11/7/2005
http://peshawar.abasyn.edu.pk/ Peshawar  
2 CECOS University of IT & Emerging Sciences 18
29/7/2004
http://www.cecos.edu.pk/ Peshawar  
3 City University Of Science & Information Technology 14
22/7/2004
http://www.cityuniversity.edu.pk/ Peshawar  
4 Gandhara University 05
20/02/2004
http://www.gandhara.edu.pk/ Peshawar  
Iqra National University 182
04/02/2011
https://www.inu.edu.pk/ Peshawar  
6 Northern University 49
2/7/2012
http://www.northern.edu.pk/ Nowshera  
7 Preston University 09
4/4/2004
http://preston.edu.pk/index.php Peshawar Admissions stopped in all campuses & Principal seat at all levels w.e.f. Oct 5, 2016 
8 Qurtuba University of Science and Information Technology 17
27/04/2004
http://www.qurtuba.edu.pk/ Peshawar  
9 Sarhad University of Science and Information Technology 47
22/7/2005
http://www.suit.edu.pk/ Peshawar  
10 Qurtuba University of Science and Information Technology (Campus) 17
27/04/2004
http://www.qurtuba.edu.pk/ D.I.Khan  
11 Preston University (Campus) 09
4/4/2004
http://preston.edu.pk/index.php Kohat Admissions stopped in all campuses & Principal seat at all levels w.e.f. Oct 5, 2016 
12 Brains Institute (Degree Awarding Institute) 349
06/12/2018 
https://www.brains.edu.pk/  Peshawar   
13 Iqra National University (SWAT Campus)  23/08/2019 https://www.inu.edu.pk/ Swat INU Swat fulfills minimum requirement of provisional registration with HERA to run Departments of Arts & Design, Allied Health Sciences, Computer Sciences and Management Sciences subject to provision of NOC from HEC, Islamabad.