B.S. in Computer and Information Sciences


BS in Computer and Information Sciences is a 4 year program recognized by HEC. It is designed to produced skilled professional and researcher for the field of comptuer science. The program covers core compurer science subjects in good depth and provides opportunitiy to continue in special areas by its optional courses. Graduates from DCIS are warmly welcomed among professionals and they find it convienent to secure a job in well reputed organizations. AFter successfull completion of BSCIS students finds it convienent to continue in a research / development profession or purse for higher studies. The BS(CIS) alumni is well connected and provides great help in accessing career opportunities.

Admission Process

Eligibility Criteria

  1. At least 60% marks or equivalent in both Matriculation/O-level and Intermediate/A-level or equivalent examinations with Physics and Mathematics as major subjects
  2. Candidates with pre medical background, who have given additional paper of Mathematics,are also eligible to apply
  3. Diploma of Associate Engineer (DAE) holders are also eligible
  4. Those waiting for their results may also apply. However, the intermediate/A - level or equivalent result with at least 60% marks or equivalent is required at the time of joining the BS program.
Anyone having any of the following deficiencies is not eligible to apply for admission at PIEAS
  1. Having less than 60% marks in Matric and FSc.
  2. Failed/not appeared in any subject in FSc Part-I/II.
  3. Having less than 60% marks in O/A level as per equivalence certificate issued by IBCC

How to Apply

Online Application
  1. Preferably apply online; application forms should be submitted on-line at PIEAS web site.
  2. Copy of online bank deposit slip will be generated after submission of application form. Save a copy of the bank receipt for your record as well.
Offline Application
  1. The form can be downloaded from the PIEAS web site http://www.pieas.edu.pk.
  2. Copy of online bank deposit slip is also available at PIEAS website. Save a copy of the bank receipt for your record as well.

Documents Required with the Application Form

The following documents must reach Registrar Office not later than the advertised deadline at the following address and preferably, documents should be sent through Pakistan Post, TCS, OCS or Leopard services.

Pakistan Institute of Engineering and Applied Sciences (PIEAS)
Nilore, Islamabad
  1. Application Form (if applying off-line)
  2. Original bank receipt
  3. A passport size photograph
  4. Attested copy of Matric / O-Level* Transcript
  5. Attested copy of F.Sc. / A-Level or F.Sc. (Part I) Transcript

*-For O-Level / A-Level students equivalence certificate of O-level from Inter Board Chairman Committee (IBCC) is mandatory.

**-Applications without above mentioned documents will not be entertained.

For both modes of application form submission, the application processing fee must be deposited in the PIEAS University online

Title of Account: PIEAS-APF
Account No. 0010002084620041
Allied Bank Limited, Cabinet Division Branch (Code No. 0793),

Application form along with the Bank receipt of processing fee must reach the Registrar Office not later than the advertised deadline. However, there will be no bank service charges for submission of processing fee through any branch of ABL.

Selection Procedure

Selection of candidates is made on the basis of Matric /O-level, F.Sc./A-level grades and written test as per following:

  1. PIEAS Written Test 60%
  2. Matric 15%
  3. F.Sc or F.Sc (Part I) 25%
  4. O-Level / A-Level 40% of O-Level equivalence from Inter Board Chairman Committee (IBCC)

Entery Test shall be conducted in major cities of Pakistan as mentioned on the application forms. The test will be MCQs based on General Aptitude, English Comprehension, Mathematics and Physics sample paper is available here .

Degree Requirement

The duration of the BS programs is four years. This includes 8 regular semesters each of 16 weeks. For successfull completion a student shall complete 125 credit of course work along with a 10 credit hour thesis.

Distribution of courses and credit hours
Semester Courses Credit Hours
First 06 18
Second 05 18
Third 06 18
Fourth 05 17
Fifth 05 17
Sixth 06 17
Seventh 05 15
Eightth Thesis + 02 15

Fee Structure

Sr.No Description Amount in PKR Comments
1 Admission Charges 8,500 Once
2 Library Security 6000 Once
3 Hostel/Transport Conservation Charges 5000 Once
4 Tution Fee per Credit Hour 1900 To be calculated for each semester
5 First Semester Fee 36100 First semester has 19 credit hours
6 Registration Fee 1500 Per Semester
7 Internet/PERN Fee 2000 Per Semester
8 Student Club Fee 2000 Per Semester
9 Examination Fee 1500 Per Semester
10 Hostel Internet charges 2000 Per Semester. If availaing internet in hostel room
11 Transport charges 7500 Per Semester. Only if availing PIEAS transport
12 Hostel Accommodation 2000 Per Month. For shared accomodation
Total Fee For First Semester
Without Hostel and PIEAS Transport 62,600
Without Hostel but With PIEAS Transport 70,100
With Hostel and Without PIEAS transport 74,600

Fee Re-Fund Policy

Fee Refund Time line
Complete refund after deduction of Admission Charges Up to 1st week of first semester
50% Refund From 8th – 15th day of first semester
No Refund From 16th day of first semester

List of Courses

Sr.No Course Title
University Common Courses (Compulsory for all UG)
1English I
2English II
3English III
4Principles of Management /(English IV)
5Pakistan Studies
6Islamic Studies / Ethics
9Introduction to Computer
Courses from Other Departments
2Physics II
3Probability and Statistics
4Numerical Methods
5Professional Ethics
6Signals and Systems
Discipline Specific (Foundation Courses)
2Object Oriented Programming
3Data Structures
4Discrete Mathematics
5Digital Logic Design
6Microprocessors and Interfacing
7Modeling and Simulation
8Introduction to AI
9Fundamentals of Image Processing
Major Courses (Advance Core Courses)
1Object Oriented Analysis and Design
2Analysis of Algorithms
3Computer Organization and Architecture
4Data Communication
5Software Engineering
6Operating Systems
7Database Systems
8Computer Networking
9Internet Application Development
10Theory of Automata
11Seminar Project
12Computer Security
Major Courses (Advance Elective Courses)
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q. What is the eligibility criteria for admission in BS(CIS)?

Click here for eligibility criteria

Q. My second year's result is late, can I apply ?

You can apply for admission on the bases of your first year's result, however to be considered for selection your second year's marks should reach the admission office by the test day or by first working day after the test. In case any result is missing, the candidate will not be considered for selection

Q. I only know the marks, but do not have relevant documents ?

You can apply for admission, and take the test. However you have to provide relevant documents upto the day of admission test or on first working day after the test.

Q. I did F.Sc. pre-medical, can I apply ?

Only if you have passed additional Mathematics exam. Marks obtained in Biology will not be considered for merit calculation

Q. I have already applied for BS programs in PIEAS and have taken the admission test, do I need to re-apply for BS(CIS)?

Yes, You need to re-apply for admission in BS(CIS), the admission test for BS(CIS) is different from other BS programs at PIEAS

Q. What is the format of admission test for BS(CIS), is there any sample paper available ?

For admission test format and sample paper visit Sample Paper

Q. Does PIEAS provide hostel accomodation ?

PIEAS provides hostel accomodation for male and female students on first come first serve bases, however students from other cities are preferred over students living in Rawalpindi and Islamabad

Q. What is the fee structure for BS(CIS) ?

For fee structure visit Fee Structure

Q. What is the location of PIEAS in Islamabad ?

See PIEAS location on google map

Q. Does PIEAS provide transport for students?

Yes, PIEAS pick and drop service is available from Rawalpindi and Islamabad to PIEAS reception

Q. Can I reach PIEAS by local transport?

Yes, Local transport can drop you at gate-1 or gate-3, from these gates to PIEAS reception the distance is about half kilometer. Local transport is not available inside gate-1 and gate-3.
BS(CIS) Admission Test Centers 2015

Rawalpindi / Islamabad

Siddeeq Public School, 6th Road, Satellite Town, Rawalpindi.


Punjab University Examination Centres, Quaid-e-Azam Campus, Wahdat Road, Lahore.


The Quaid-e-Azam Public School and College, Phase 6, Sector F-9, Near Ladies Park, Hayatabad, Peshawar.