The Institute was established in December 1998 to provide high quality education conforming to international standards. Following the grant of the charter to the Foundation University, FURC became one of its constituent institutes in October 2002.
Prior to this, it was affiliated with IBA and UET respectively. FURC has two faculties: Faculty of Engineering and IT and Faculty of Management Sciences. This Institute has the unique distinction to be the pioneer in getting its Software Engineering programme accredited by the Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC). The Telecommunication Engineering programme accredited by PEC. FURC has also been awarded the “Licence of Professional Engineering Body” by PEC. The Management Sciences programmes of study are duly accredited by HEC.
The following academic programmes are being offered at the Institute:-
1. Bachelor of Computer in Software Engineering, [BC(SE)].
2. Bachelor of Science in Telecommunication Engineering, [BS(TE)].
3. Bachelor of Business Administration, [BBA(Hons)].
4. Master of Business Administration, [MBA].
5. Master of Business Administration Professional, [MBA]
6. Master of Science in Computer Sciences, [MS(CS)].
7. M.Phil/MS Management Sciences.
8. Ph.D Computer Sciences.
9. Ph.D Management Sciences.
Seventeen scholars has successfully completed the Ph.D programme. The Defense Committee comprised two foreign evaluators from technologically advanced countries and one internal evaluator. Presently many students of the Institute are undergoing MPhil and PhD studies in the field of Management Sciences and Computer Science.
The institute is offering BS Electrical Engineering Programme introducing from Fall 2012.
Research Contributions and Awards
The Institute has succesfuly excelled and has demonstrated an outstanding performance by its faculty, MPhil and PhD scholars and undergraduate students in research. Research papers has been published in international conferences and journals of Engineering and Management Sciences disciplines.
The research achievements of FURC are further validated by international recognition, as institute’s faculty and scholars have won FIVE INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH AWARDS in international conferences held at USA and Europe.