COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, also known as CIIT, is a public research university in Pakistan. It is a multi-campus institute with its headquarters located in the urban area of Islamabad. Established by the Commission on Science and Technology for Sustainable Development in the South which was established in Islamabad on 4 & 5 October 1994, the commission as of 2015 has 23 member state. The CIIT was established in 1998 with charter in August 2000.
CIIT was ranked among top 250 Asian Universities by QS University Rankings in 2014 and nationally it is ranked top in Computer Sciences & IT category