NASTP Institute of Information Technology

BS Software Engineering

The mission of Software Engineering program is to cultivate graduates who are not only pioneers and industry leaders but also equipped with technical skills and creative problem-solving abilities. Infused with integrity and a forward-looking perspective, they are prepared to tackle contemporary and future technological challenges in the industry.

By four years after graduation, graduates of Software Engineering program will have: 

  • PEO 1: Entered in the Software Engineering, sciences, technologies or related fields in prominent organizations or working as a technopreneur. 
  • PEO 2: Become medium level experts able to creatively apply their expertise of science, and technology to the best of society and industry.
  • PEO 3:  Earned a reputation as a professional, sensitive to the environmental, social, safety and economic context and possess a strong commitment to ethical practices.
  • PEO 4: Attained a leadership position and be acknowledged as a valuable team member able to skilledworkforce embodied with the spirit of discovery
  • PEO 5: Continued their professional development and physical well-being
  • PLO 1: Academic Education : Prepare graduates having educational depth and breadth knowledge and prepare Computing professionals.

  • PLO 2: Knowledge for Solving Computing Problems: Apply knowledge of computing fundamentals, knowledge of a computing specialization, and mathematics, science, and domain knowledge appropriate for the computing specialization to the abstraction and conceptualization of computing models from defined problems and requirements.

  • PLO 3: Problem Analysis: Identify, formulate, research literature, and solve complex computing problems reaching substantiated conclusions using fundamental principles of mathematics, computing sciences, and relevant domain disciplines.

  • PLO 4: Design/ Development of Solutions: Design and evaluate solutions for complex computing problems, and design and evaluate systems, components, or processes that meet specified needs with appropriate consideration for public health and safety, cultural, societal, and environmental considerations

  • PLO 5: Modern Tool Usage: Create, select, adapt, and apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern computing tools to complex computing activities, with an understanding of the limitations.

  • PLO 6: Individual and Teamwork Function effectively as an individual and as a member or leader in diverse teams and in multi-disciplinary settings.: An ability to apply reasoning informed by contextual knowledge to assess societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to professional engineering practice and solution to complex engineering problems.

  • PLO 7: Communication:Communicate effectively with the computing community and with society at large about complex computing activities by being able to comprehend and write effective reports, design documentation, make effective presentations, and give and understand clear instructions.

  • PLO 8: Computing Professionalism and Society: Understand and assess societal, health, safety, legal, and cultural issues within local and global contexts, and the consequential responsibilities relevant to professional computing practice.

  • PLO 9: Ethics: Understand and commit to professional ethics, responsibilities, and norms of professional computing practice.

  • PLO 10: Life-long Learning: Recognize the need, and have the ability, to engage in independent learning for continual development as a computing professional.

41Software Requirement Engineering LabDomain Core1 (3)

SNOCourse TitleDomain Cr hr (Cont hr)
Semester 1
1Programming FundamentalsCore3 (3)
2Programming Fundamentals LabCore1 (3)
3Application of Information & Communication TechnologiesGER2 (2)
4Discrete StructuresGER3 (3-0)
5Calculus and Analytic GeometryGER3 (3-0)
6Functional EnglishGER3 (3-0)
  Total Cr Hrs 16 (14-6)
Semester 2
7Object Oriented ProgrammingCore3 (3)
8Object Oriented Programming LabCore1 (3)
9Database SystemsCore3 (3)
10Database Systems LabCore1 (3)
11Digital Logic DesignCore2 (2)
12Digital Logic Design LabCore1 (3)
13Multivariable CalculusMaths3 (3-0)
14Linear AlgebraMaths3 (3-0)
  Total Cr Hrs17 (14-9)
Semester 3
15Data StructuresCore3 (3)
16Data Structures LabCore1 (3)
17Information SecurityCore2 (2)
18Information Security LabCore1 (3)
19Artificial IntelligenceCore2 (2)
20Artificial Intelligence LabCore1 (3)
21Computer NetworksCore2 (2)
22Computer Networks LabCore1 (3)
23Software EngineeringCore3 (3-0)
24Probability & StatisticsMaths3 (3-0)
  Total Cr Hrs19 (15-12)
Semester 4
25Computer Organization & Assembly LanguageCore2 (2)
26Computer Organization & Assembly Language LabCore1 (3)
27Software Design & ArchitectureDomain Core3 (3-0)
28Software Construction & DevelopmentDomain Core2 (2)
29Software Construction & Development LabDomain Core1 (3)
30Applied PhysicsGER2 (2)
31Applied Physics LabGER1 (3)
32Expository WritingGER3 (3-0)
33Islamic StudiesGER2 (2-0)
  Total Cr Hrs17 (14-9)
Semester 5
35Operating SystemsCore2 (2)
36Operating Systems LabCore1 (3)
37Software Quality EngineeringDomain Core2 (2)
38Software Quality Engineering LabDomain Core1 (3)
40Software Requirement EngineeringDomain Core2 (2)
42Software Verification and Validation (Testing & QA)Domain Elective2 (2)
43Software Verification and Validation (Testing & QA) LabDomain Elective1 (3)
44Object Oriented Analysis & DesignDomain Elective2 (2)
45Object Oriented Analysis & Design LabDomain Elective1 (3)
46Introduction to ManagementGER2 (2-0)
  Total Cr Hrs17 (12-15)
Semester 6
47Software Project ManagementDomain Core2 (2)
48Software Project Management LabDomain Core1 (3)
49Parallel & Distributed ComputingDomain Core2 (2)
50Parallel & Distributed Computing LabDomain Core1 (3)
51Software Re-EngineeringDomain Elective2 (2)
52Software Re-Engineering LabDomain Elective1 (3)
53Data ScienceDomain Elective2 (2)
54Data Science LabDomain Elective1 (3)
55Advanced Database ManagementDomain Elective2 (2)
56Advanced Database Management LabDomain Elective1 (3)
57Theory of AutomataDomain Elective2 (2)
58Theory of Automata LabDomain Elective1 (3)
  Total Cr Hrs18 (12-18)
Semester 7
59Final Year Project – ICore2 (0-6)
60Analysis of AlgorithmsCore3 (3-0)
61HCI & Computer GraphicsDomain Elective2 (2)
62HCI & Computer Graphics LabDomain Elective1 (3)
63Introduction to MarketingSS3 (3-0)
64Technical & Business WritingEN3 (3-0)
65EntrepreneurshipGER2 (2-0)
  Total Cr Hrs16 (13-9)
Semester 8
66Final Year Project – IICore4 (0-12)
67Ideology and Constitution of PakistanGER2 (2-0)
68Professional PracticesGER2 (2-0)
44Civics and Community EngagementGER2 (2-0)
  Total Cr Hrs10 (6-12)


Note: Compulsory Internship is part of curriculum and will be arranged for all students by NIIT in third year during summer semester.​​
  • At least 50% marks in Intermediate (HSSC) examination with Mathematics ​or equivalent qualification with Mathematics. OR​ At least 50% marks in Intermediate (HSSC) examination with Pre-Medical​ or equivalent qualification,
  • certified by IBCC​ OR The GCE ‘A’ level examination with three subjects (Physics, Math and Chemistry or Computer Study)
  • certified by IBCC​
  • “Students with pre-medical, must have to pass deficiency courses of Mathematics of 6 credit hours in first two semesters.” *Provisional admission will be granted to the students who are awaiting results, which will be strictly subject to the passing of ALL exams with min. 50% marks.
  • Fully aligned with HEC/NCEAC criteria
Note: Above Eligibility Criteria is Same for all computing disciplines and programs.​​

Fee For Spring-2024 (New Intake Students)
S.NoProgram(s)Admission Fee (One-Time)Security Deposit (Refundable)Tuition Fee (per credit hr)Misc Charges (per semester)
1BS Computer ScienceRs. 20,000/-Rs. 20,000/-Rs. 7,500/-Rs. 20,000/-
2BS Software EngineeringRs. 20,000/-Rs. 20,000/-Rs. 7,500/-Rs. 20,000/-
3BS Artificial IntelligenceRs. 20,000/-Rs. 20,000/-Rs. 7,500/-Rs. 20,000/-
4BS Cyber SecurityRs. 20,000/-Rs. 20,000/-Rs. 7,500/-Rs. 20,000/-

Note: Tuition fee for first semester is Rs. 120,000/-


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