The Federal Urdu University of Arts, Sciences & Technology enjoys the unique distinction of being the first ever university in Pakistan, which ultimately aims at using Urdu as the main language of instruction and teaching… The University was established on 13th November 2002 under Ordinance No. CXIX of 2002 promulgated by the President of Pakistan. As per provision of this ordinance the university has its principal seat at Islamabad. The university started functioning in November 2002 by taking over two federal government colleges namely Federal Urdu Science College, Karachi which were established in 1949 by Baba-e-Urdu Dr. Abdul Haq. Whose mission was only to promote Urdu as teaching and also for Urdu language as national language. He remains struggling till his last moment of life.
This university consists of three campuses:
- Abdul Haq Campus
- Gulshan Campus
- Islamabad Campus
President of Pakistan is the first Chancellor and Dr. Prof. Peerzada Qasim was the first Vice Chancellor of this University. Due to its Federal existence, the University is centered at Islamabad and it can establish campuses in any province of Pakistan.
To impart education in Urdu Language as a medium is the basic objective of this University and equipping students with English Language to compete with international expertise. One of its basic objectives is to make available the modern and advanced education in Arts, Science and Technology, particularly Information Technology, to the people who cannot afford.