National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences (NUCES or FAST-NU) is a University in Pakistan with headquarters at Islamabad and campuses at Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad and Peshawar. The university offers Undergraduate, Graduate and PhD level degrees in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Telecommunication Engineering, Business Administration, and Mathematics. It is honoured as the first multi-campus national university in Pakistan. Its history dates back to 1985 when the Foundation for Advancement of Science and Technology put together an effort for developing sciences in Pakistan and to fulfill their aim they set up institutes for computer science in the two major cities of Pakistan: Karachi and Lahore. Later on they expanded it to the capital city of Pakistan, Islamabad and to Peshawar also. NUCES is recognized as one of the top engineering university by the Higher Education Commission (HEC) Pakistan as well as Pakistan engineering council ([PEC]).
The National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences received its charter in 2000 in the Federal Area (capital). It became the first multi-campus university of Pakistan with campuses in Islamabad, Karachi, Peshawar and Lahore.