List of Top Colleges in Islamabad in 2021

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Education’s purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.~ Malcolm Forbes.

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Education is essential for the development and progress of a country. To harness the power and skills of the youth, it is mandatory to equip them with the latest education. Luckily, Pakistan has some of the best educational institutes. These institutes are not only providing quality education to the students but also trying their best to develop the knowledge, skills, and abilities of the students.

Islamabad, the beautiful capital of Pakistan has some of the best colleges in Pakistan. To know more about these colleges, keep on reading.

College in Islamabad Location Contact 
Punjab collegeA.K.M Fazl-ul-Haq Road, 12-D Bewal، G 6/2 Blue Area, Islamabad Capital Territory 44000(051) 2275116
Bahria CollegeBahria Rd, E-8/1, E-8,  Islamabad Capital Territory(051) 2006366
IMCG F7/2Islamabad Model College for Girls(Post Graduate) F-7/2, Islamabad(051) 9102528
OPF Boys CollegeStreet 9, H-8/4, H-8, Islamabad Capital Territory(051) 4939281
Roots College International36 Nazim-ud-din Rd, F-7/1, F-7, Islamabad Capital Territory (051) 2650141
Fazaia Intermediate College44000 Street 2, E-9/4 MPCHS E-9, Islamabad Capital Territory0518027551

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Punjab College

The first college on our list is Punjab College. The college opened its doors for the masses in 1985 and ever since its inception, the college is maintaining an exceptional reputation in the field of education.

Punjab college is the largest education network in the private sector across Pakistan. Punjab group of colleges have 3 chartered universities, 417 colleges, 15 Resource Academia Campuses, 1075 Allied Schools, and 425 EFA Schools under its umbrella. 

The degrees offered at the college are:

  • I.COM 
  • ICS
  • FSC pre-medical
  • FSC pre-engineering.

The college also pays special emphasis on co-curricular activities. To improve networking among the students, the college hosts welcome parties and farewell parties. The college also hosts recreational trips, sports galas, funfairs, cultural days, concerts, seminars, science exhibitions, and art exhibitions for the students. 

The college also offers a huge number of scholarships for bright and deserving students.

Bahria College

The next college on our list is Bahria College. It is considered one of the best colleges in Islamabad owing to its state-of-the-art buildings, exceptional teaching methodologies, and learning experiences. 

The school started its operations in 1993 when the Navy Women Association donated the building for the opening of a school that would provide quality education to children of low-paid employees of the Pakistan Navy and other government servants residing in and around the Naval Complex.

The courses offered by the college include:

  • Pre-Medical Group with compulsory Subjects along with Physics, Chemistry, and Biology.
  • Pre-Engineering Group with compulsory Subjects along with Physics, Chemistry, and Maths.
  • Science General Group with compulsory Subjects along with Physics, Computer Science and Maths.

Apart from the latest curriculum, the college also focuses on the physical and mental health of the students. For that, they host many events including funfairs, debate competitions, poetry competitions, music galas, and exhibitions.

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IMCG is one of the oldest women’s colleges in Islamabad. It opened its doors to the public in 1967 and has provided exceptional education to the female residents of Islamabad ever since. IMCG was previously famous among the people like the Federal Government College for Women, F-7/2.

The college provides different degree courses including HSSC, Degree and Postgraduate classes in Science and Humanities. Currently, there are around 3500 students enrolled in college in different programs. Located at the prime location of F7/2, the college is easily accessible from Rawalpindi, Islamabad, and its adjacent areas.

The campus is spread across 13 acres of area, providing a spacious area to the students. The College is affiliated with the Federal Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Islamabad at the Higher Secondary School level, where Degree and Postgraduate classes are affiliated with the Quaid-i-Azam University. The college is famous for its top-notch results and highly qualified teaching staff. 

OPF Boys College

OPF Boys College is an all-boys educational institution located at the heart of Islamabad. The school is being operated under the umbrella of the Overseas Pakistanis Foundation (OPF). The college opened its doors for the masses on 12 September 2001. 

The college is divided into the following classes and categories:

  • Junior Section (VI-VIII Classes) 
  • Senior Section (IX-X) 
  • College Section (XI-XII) 
  • Cambridge Section (O’ and A’ Levels) 

Currently, over 1400 students are enrolled in the college, and every year 250 to 300 new students join the college. The college puts special emphasis on the education and learning of the students. From class 6 to class 8, students are assessed through internal examinations including monthly tests, term examinations, and annual examinations. Similarly, Classes 9 to Class 12 are assessed by the Federal Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (FBISE) examination system. The school also offers O’ levels and A’ levels whereas students are assessed by Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) examination system.

Apart from studies, the college also pays special attention to the mental and physical development of the students. The college hosts sports galas, annual debates, declamations, quiz competitions, Qirat-Naat Contests, and inter-collegiate speech contests in English and Urdu.

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Roots College Islamabad

Roots College International is one of the best colleges in the capital, all thanks to its state-of-the-art campuses, latest facilities, and exceptional teaching staff. RCI also provides Higher Secondary School Certificate, also known as HSSC to the students. 

HSSC (F.SC / F.A / I.COM / ICS) is subdivided into Science and non-Science programs.

The program is divided into pre-medical, pre-engineering, humanities, computer science, and commerce. 

Roots have maintained a track record of good grades by giving excellent results in SSC Examinations, affiliated with FBISE & BISE.

Roots College International (RCI) offers the HSSC qualifi­cations in following ­five groups:

  • 1. Pre Medical Group
  • 2. Pre Engineering Group
  • 3. Commerce Group
  • 4. General Science Group
  • 5. Humanities Group

To help the students excel in their studies, RCI also arranges Special remedial classes, coursework, practical exercises, oral and listening tests, projects, and written examinations.

Fazaia Intermediate College

Fazaia Intermediate College is one of the most famous and well-reputed educational institutions in the capital. It is also considered one of the best private schools in Islamabad. The college is affiliated with the Federal Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education Islamabad for the board exams.

 The college is operated by the Fazaia Directorate of Schools and Colleges. The college inducts both male and female students and has separate classes for them. Apart from FSC, the college also started the Cambridge ‘O’ Level program. Currently, there are around 4600 students in the college studying under different programs. There are 124 spacious classrooms, each having a capacity of 40-50 students. All classrooms are equipped with multimedia projectors and screens. The college also has 4 computer labs with more than 110 computers, internet, and AC.

These are some of the most famous and affordable colleges in Islamabad that are providing quality education to the masses at an affordable price. Give this blog a read and let us know your opinion regarding these colleges in Islamabad. 

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