Federal Area:
*   (Universities are not being recognized/attested by the Commission because of non-availability of infrastructure requirements as set out in the Cabinet Criteria).
** ( Not Allowed to Admit Students Beyond April 30, 2009)
*** (Provisionally recognised - degree awarded by these universities will not be recognised till time their Acts are amended and infrastructure is developed as per cabinet criteria) 
****( Multi-Campus Universities/Degree Awarding Institutions)
National Defence University
National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), Islamabad****
Riphah International University
Quaid-i-Azam University
Pakistan Institute of Development Economics
Pakistan Institute of Engineering Applied Sciences
National University of Modern Languages****
National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences****
International Islamic University,
Institute of Space Technology (IST)
Foundation University
Federal Urdu University of Arts, Sciences and Technology****
COMSATS Institute of Information Technology****
Bahria University****
Allama Iqbal Open University
Air University