Virtual University of Pakistan

The Virtual University is a public institution situated in the urban place of Lahore. Its additional campus is also situated in the household area of Karachi, Pakistan.

Founded in the year 2002 by the Pakistani Government to launch distant learning education in the advance information and communication sciences as its main aim, the institution is prominent for its online lectures and broadcasting vigorous programs regardless of the physical locale of their students. The institution offers post graduate and undergraduate programmes in computer science, business administration, IT and economics. Because of its strong reliance on serving lectures via internet, Pakistani students deploying overseas in numerous other countries of the sector are also enrolled in the programmes of this university.


This institution has expanded operation to reach more than 100 cities throughout Pakistan with more than 200 linked universities giving infrastructure support to the students. Additionally, The Pakistani student living in numerous other countries in the sectors are also enrolled in the programmes of university.

The institution has 2 types of campuses, its own and those that are executed by other agencies with advanced computer lab and internet approach services.

Following are the number of campuses in different regions of Pakistan:

  • Azad Kashmir: 3
  • Capital: 1
  • Punjab: 126
  • Balochistan: 4
  • KPK: 13
  • Sindh: 20
  • Gilgit Baltistan: 2

Distant Learning:

VU is included among the two universities which is giving distant learning education. The number one is Allama Iqbal Open University and the second one is Virtual University. The students can take lectures without going to the institutions of Virtual University. Virtual University’s lectures can be seen on the Virtual University’s cable channels on YouTube and Tune.


  • Bachelors:

  1. Computer Science
  2. Software Engineering
  3. Information Technology
  4. Public Administration
  5. Business Course
  6. Marketing
  7. Business Administration
  8. Management
  9. Business and Information Technology
  10. Psychology
  11. Banking and Finance
  12. Commerce for B.Com holders
  13. Ed (Hons) Elementary.
  14. Mass Communication
  15. Accounting and Finance
  16. Commerce
  • MS/M.Phil Programmes:

MSBA, M.Phil in Education, MS in Biotechnology, MS in Zoology, MS in Genetics and MSCS (2 years) study programmes for the applicants having sixteen years of education.

  • Master Programmes for VU graduates:

  1. MIT Master of Information Technology for VU graduates
  2. MCS Master of Computer Science for VU graduates.
  3. MBA Master of Business Administration for VU graduates

  • Master’s degree programmes: 

  1. MCS (Master of Computer Science)
  2. MIT (Master of Information Technology)
  3. Com (Master of Commerce).
  4. Master of Business Economics (MB.Econ)
  5. Master of finance
  6. Master of Business Studies (MBS – Heading towards MBA/MSBA)
  7. Master of Banking and Finance
  8. Master of Accounting
  9. Master of Accounting and Finance
  10. Master of Public Administration (MPA).
  11. Applied Psychology
  12. Mass Communication
  13. Organizational Psychology
  14. Operations and Supply chain Management
  15. Human Resource Management.
  • PhD Programmes:

  1. PhD in Biotechnology
  2. PhD in Computer Science.
  • Post Graduate Diploma (1 year):

  1. Television Production
  2. Applied Psychology
  3. Computer Science
  4. IT
  5. Education
  6. Accounting and Finance
  7. Banking and Finance
  8. Accounting
  9. Business Administration
  10. Finance
  11. Public Administration
  12. Entrepreneurship and SME Management
  13. Human Resource Management
  14. Marketing Management
  • Associated Degree Program (2 years):

  1. Web Design and Development
  2. Computer Networking
  3. Database Management System
  4. Supply Chain Management
  5. Accounting and Finance
  6. Islamic Banking
  7. Human Resource Management
  8. Sales and Marketing
  9. Operations Management
  10. Education

Contact Details:

VU Head Office: Virtual University of Pakistan M.A. Jinnah Campus, Defence Road, Off Raiwind Road, Lahore.

VU Campus in Karachi: A-21, KCHS, Near Duty Free Centre, Baloch Colony Bus Stop, Main Shahra-e-Faisal, Karachi.

D3. First Floor. Block-D above Ufone Customer Service & Burj Bank North Nazimabad, Karachi.

Contact Number: +92 (42) 111 880 880 (Lahore)

                                021-34313660-2 (Karachi)

                                021-36631986, 36632001, 36631982 (Karachi)

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