Spread over an area of more than 50 acres, HITEC University is located at the foot of Margella Hills only 2 km from Taxila city.
Taxila is an ancient city, about 30 km west of the Islamabad Capital Territory and Rawalpindi. It is situated on the border of the Punjab and Khyber Paktunkhwa, just off the Grand Trunk Road.
The ancient name of Taxila was “Takshashila” which means the “city of cut stones”. It once had the best universities of the world, including the world’s first University the “Takshashila University”.
A number of important industries including Heavy Industries Taxila (HIT), Heavy Mechanical Complex (HMC), Pakistan Ordnance Factories (POFs), Pakistan Aeronautical Complex (PAC), Telephone Industries Pakistan (TIP), FECTO Cement etc. are located in the near vicinity of the University, providing excellent opportunities for academic-industrial linkages.
HITEC University aims to live up to the historical past of Taxila and become the premier seat of learning in the region and beyond.