Spread over an area of more than 50 acres, HITEC University is located in the foot of Margella Hills only 2 km from Taxila city.
Taxila is an ancient city, about 30 kms west of the Islamabad Capital Territory and Rawalpindi. It is situated on the border of the Punjab and North West Frontier Province, just off the Grand Trunk Road.
Ancient name of Taxila was “Takshasila” 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 Ordinance Factories (POFs), Pakistan Aeronautical Complex (PAC), Telephone Industry 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.