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Overview Of The Program

Habib University's BS Computer Engineering program allows students to tailor their educational experience by specializing in key areas such as Design of Computing Systems, Embedded Systems Design, Computer Networks and Security, Information Processing & Cyber-Physical Systems, and Software & Systems Engineering. This program, recognized and accredited by the Pakistan Engineering Council, emphasizes strong theoretical foundations and practical problem-solving skills across a diverse spectrum of sub-disciplines.

Curriculum Details 

A major in BS Computer Engineering Degree requires completion of a minimum of 43 courses/134 credit-hours of coursework, with a minimum CGPA of 2.33.

Main Thrusts

The following thrusts, offering over 20 elective courses, are designed to introduce students to active research areas in Computer Engineering Degree and to reflect on the methods, aims, and styles of inquiry practiced in the engineering disciplines.

Design of Computing Systems

CE321 - Computer Architecture
CE325 - Digital System Design
CE328 - Quantum Computing

Computer Networks and Security

CE341 - Data Communication and Networking
CE442 - Cryptography and Network Security
CE446 - Software Security

Robotics and Intelligent Systems

CE364 - Intro to Machine Learning
CE363 - Artificial Intelligence
CE468 - Mobile Robotics

Algorithms and Software Design

CE373 - Databases
CE374 - Software Engineering
CS370 - Web and Mobile Development

Our Faculty and Fellows

BS in Computer Engineering at Habib University boasts an impressive student teacher ratio of 10:1 or lower with highly qualified PhD faculty and Dean’s Fellows graduated from top Universities in US and Europe. Our faculty is committed to fostering teaching excellence and shares the University's belief in the importance of an interdisciplinary undergraduate experience characterized by collaboration between faculty and students.

Experiential Learning

Experiential learning integrates the classroom and the real world. The Computer Engineering program engages students with the world through hands-on research and service work, especially in the local context. The BSCE program puts a strong emphasis on learning by doing manifested through projects in computer engineering courses.

Future Prospects

At Habib University, we don't just teach best undergraduate computer engineering programs; we shape innovators. The bachelors in Computer Engineering program sparks innovation and cultivates a dynamic mindset essential for the evolving tech landscape. Our hands-on approach, cutting-edge research, world-class laboratories, and industry collaborations ensure practical application, preparing BSCE students to excel in various fields and grad school programs.



Graduate Success

The interdisciplinary skill set equips you with a multitude of career options such as computer networking, digital systems design, electronics, embedded systems, information security, machine learning, robotics, software design, telecommunication, and many more.

Discover how your computer engineering expertise can fuel success in addressing real-world challenges through creative, innovative, sustainable, and impactful ventures. The strong emphasis of Design Thinking in our curriculum focuses on solving local contextual problems employing human-centered design fostering entrepreneurial ventures.

The BSCE program's interdisciplinary approach fosters critical thinking and a deep understanding of global dynamics, distinguishing our graduates in their pursuit of advanced education and enhancing their admission prospects to top institutions worldwide.

Success Stories

Explore the rich insights about the success of our current BSCE students and graduates across various fields:


What is the study of BS computer engineering?

The BSCE program combines engineering and computer science, linking theory and practice through a multidisciplinary curriculum. It exposes students to sub-disciplines such as Robotics, Embedded Systems, Cloud Computing, and Software Engineering, preparing students to solve problems of the modern world. Habib University is known for offering the best undergraduate computer engineering programs in Pakistan.

What are the thrust areas for BS in Computer Engineering?

BS Computer Engineering (BSCE) at Habib University focuses on the following areas of study:

  • Design of Computing Systems
  • Computer Networks and Security
  • Robotics and Intelligent Systems
  • Algorithms and Software Design

What is the eligibility criteria for Bachelor's of Science in Computer Engineering (BSCE)?

  • O Levels: 8 principal subjects (not including Additional Mathematics and General Paper) - Average grade B. Three science electives must be Physics, Chemistry and Biology or Computer Science
  • A Levels: 3 principal subjects, i.e., Physics, Mathematics, and Chemistry or Computer Science, with an average of grade C
  • SSC/Matriculation: At least 70% or above overall
  • HSSC/Intermediate: with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics as compulsory subjects and an overall score of 70% or above

What is Khidmat (Field Practicum) and its benefits?

Khidmat, also known as Field Practicum, is an essential requirement for CE students, involving practical fieldwork in social contexts. It offers students valuable hands-on experience, enabling them to apply their acquired skills and gain a deeper understanding of real-world scenarios, thereby enhancing the relevance of their degree.

What is Kaavish?

Kaavish is a compulsory senior capstone project that provides our students with the opportunity to gain practical, hands-on experience in addressing real-world problems. Within a supportive environment, students can explore and develop unique solutions by applying principles from computer science and engineering, while following rigorous research and problem analysis protocols.

What kind of jobs can I get after studying Computer Engineering in Pakistan?

The smooth transition of every student from their educational environment to the world beyond is guaranteed by Habib University. Our graduates work on their start-ups, pursue graduate degrees, or have successful jobs. Potential career pathways include:

  • Computer Engineering
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Big Data Engineering
  • Machine Learning Engineering
  • Data Science
  • Blockchain Development
  • Information Security Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Graduate School

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