MSc Admissions Spring 2020

Admissions Open in Master Programs at KIU Hunza Campus



Applications are invited for admissions in the following programs in Karakoram International University Gilgit-Baltistan Hunza campus.

1. Department of  Development Studies
A MSc Development Studies 2 Years 4 50 BA/BSc/B-COM or equivalent with at least 45% marks in terminal degree.
2. Department of Tourism & Hospitality Management
A MSc Tourism & Hospitality Management 2 Years 4 50 BA/BSc/B-COM or equivalent with at least 45% marks in the terminal degree.
3. Department of Biological Science
A MSc Biological Science 2 Years 4 50 BSc in Biological Science (Botany/Zoology) with at least 45% marks in terminal degree.

Proposed Admission Schedule for MSC-2 Years Programs at Hunza campus

1-Form Issuance                                                                        23 October, 2019

2-Last date for submission of Admission Form                    29, November, 2019

5-Display of Applicants List                                                      05, December 2019

6-Interviews                                                                               09-11, December 2019

7-Display of Merit List                                                               18, December, 2019

8-Form/Prospectus Charges                                                      Rs. 1000/-

  • Admission Form/Prospectus is available in Student Affairs Office. Karakoram International University Gilgit and Hunza Campus on working days (Monday to Friday between 08:00 am to 04:00 pm).
  • Admission Form can be downloaded from the KIU website ( OR campus website . In such cases, the applicant will attach a bank draft of Rs.1000/- in the name of Treasurer KIU Gilgit-Baltistan.
  • No separate call letters will be issued.
  • For further details, Please Contact.
  • Student Affairs KIU Hunza Tel:05813-960019 or 05813-960012
  • Or visit KIU website: | Hunza campus:

Syed Saqib Hussain

AD Exams & Student Affairs

KIU Hunza campus



Mr. Alamgir

System/Network Engineer


Closing Ceremony IC-METH 2019

The three-day International Conference on Mountaineering and Eco-Tourism and Hospitality concluded on June 29, 2019. The President of Islamic Republic of Pakistan and Chancellor KIU Excellency Dr. Arif Alvi graced the closing ceremony as chief guest.

President Dr. Arif Alvi has said that with tourism activities growing in Gilgit-Baltistan, to preserve region’s natural beauty the concept of eco-tourism should be made.

President Alvi said that local and foreign tourists were attracted to Gilgit-Baltistan and expected to grow more in the coming years.

There are remarkable opportunities for tourism and mountaineering, as the region is blessed with mountains, glaciers, streams, pastures, forests and rich culture.

President Alvi assured Government’s full support to strengthen KIU and provision of assistance in establishment of Karakoram International Institute of Mountaineering.

Governor Gilgit-Baltistan Raja Jalal Hussain Maqpoon in his speech said, good roads, high speed internet and efficient banking facilities need to be provided to boost up tourism activities in the region.

VC KIU Prof. Dr. Attaullah Shah thanked the honorable President and Chancellor KIU Dr. Arif Alvi for giving time to the closing ceremony of three-day international conference at KIU Hunza.

Dr. Irena Mrak one of the International key note speakers also spoke to the occasion.

International conference on Mountaineering, Eco Tourism and Hospitality Management successfully completed at KIU Hunza campus.

International conference on Mountaineering, Eco Tourism and Hospitality organized by Karokoram International University Hunza campus successfully completed. Governor Gilgit Baltistan Raja Jalal Hussain Maqpoon was the chief guest of the inaugural session and His Excellency The President of Pakistan Dr. Arif Alvi of  closing session of IC-METH while Researchers, Scholars, Vice Chancellors from different national and abroad Universities, students, faculty and staff of KIU were attended the conference. Addressing to IC-METH Mr. Raja Jalal Hussain Maqpoon, Governor GB has said that Dr. Attaullah Shah VC KIU’s efforts in organizing the conference are commendable. We have countless opportunities of promoting tourism in the region. Governor said that the government will resolve land acquisition issue for the campus. The proposal of Tourism and Mountaineering Centre at Nasirabad Hunza is a great initiative. I will try my best to acquire financial resource for the proposed center. Prof.  Atta Ullah Shah Vice Chancellor KIU has said that KIU is honored to have the first ever conference on Tourism and Hospitality Management, to showcase the nature wonders and its tourism significance in socio-economic development of the region. Dr. Shah said that KIU’s Hunza campus has been a leading campus in Pakistan to start the tourism department. The conference will help develop linkages and networking among government, academic and private stakeholder to promote ecotourism in the region. The conference has attracted numerous and diverse national and international scholars and speakers.

Prof. Dr. Amran Rusli, UTM, Malaysia talked about how university spaces can be used to promote tourism and presented the case of his own university in this regard. Prof. Dr. Azizan Marzoki, Malaysia talked about mountain tourism/highland tourism and how it has been developed in Malaysia. Prof. Dr. Muhammad Naeem Khan, Vice Chancellor Baltistan University talked about Mountaineering and ecotourism Potentials in Baltistan. He said that Baltistan all-in-one destination (cultural, agriculture, geological tourism, mountaineering, climbing etc). Prof. Dr. Masoom Yasinzai Rector International Islamic University presented his paper in Islamic perspective of Tourism. In the Plenary Session   renown mountaineer Mr. Nazir Sabir,  KIU Senator Mr. Rehman Shah, Col. Saqib Iqbal, Sector Commander SCO GB, Ms. Ghazala Yasmin, GB Pride Association, Mr. Basharat Issa, Institute of Educational Development, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Ms. Shahida Haji, Punjab University, Dr. Rizwan Abbas Assistant Professor KIU Hunza Campus, Dr. Talib Hussain, Baltistan University, Ms. Irum and Mr Haider Ali, KIU Hunza Campus presented their research papers in the different sessions of the conference.

Prof. Dr. Attaullah Shah Vice Chancellor KIU meets Managing Director PTDC at Islamabad

KIU will work with Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation and Tourism Department on promotion of Eco-tourism in the Gilgit-Baltistan region. This was agreed in the meeting between Vice Chancellor KIU Prof. Dr. Attaullah Shah and Managing Director PTDC and Add Secretary Cabinet Division Syed Waqar-Ul-Hassan, held at Islamabad. Vice Chancellor invited them to attend the International Conference on Mountaineering, Eco-tourism and Hospitality to be held at KIU-Hunza campus in June, 2019. He also shared the proposal on Karakoram International Institute of Eco-Tourism Hospitality and Mountaineering at Hunza, which was appreciated by the delegation. PTDC and KIU will sign an MoU on students’ internships, trainings and joint programs. This MoU will be signed in forthcoming conference. Later KIU Souvenir was presented to him.

Prof. Dr. Attaullah Shah Vice Chancellor KIU meets Mr.Ali Amin Khan Gandapur Federal Minister Kashmir Affairs and Gilgit-Baltistan

Prof.Dr. Attaullah Shah, Vice Chancellor, KIU met Mr. Ali Amin Khan Gandapur, Federal Minister Kashmir Affairs and Gilgit-Baltistan, today in his Chamber. Vice Chancellor shared various initiatives and projects of KIU with the federal minister. further, VC shared the proposal of Karamoram International Institute of Tourism, Hospitality and Mountaineering (KITHM) to be establish at Hunza which was highly appreciated by the honorable minister. He assured to further submit this proposal to the Prime Minister of Pakistan for full support as tourism is the top priority of Prime Minster and the government.Vice Chancellor invited federal minister to attend the International Conference on Mountaineering, Eco Tourism and Hospitality (IC-METH, 2019) at Hunza, which he  accepted graciously.

Session on Entrepreneurship and Financing Opportunities

Business Incubation center KIU-GB in collaboration with Accelerate Prosperity has planned an awareness sessions on Entrepreneurship and Funding Opportunities for the students of KIU Hunza campus on March 11, 2019. All students are directed to get themselves register for the event. Maximum participation of campus students is expected.

Session Details:
Date: March 11, 2019.
Timing: 11:00am
Venue: Conference Hall