Associate Degree Program in Computer Networking and is equivalent to a 14-year Bachelor Degree. Computer Networking is a dynamic field that all organizations demand to computerize their existing system in order to meet the challenges of the 21st century that is on the cutting edge of computer technology and can be seen everywhere they connect people all over the world. This new and exciting degree program offered by Virtual University of Pakistan equips you with such skills and enables you to develop network using latest tools and techniques. During this study program you will learn to develop network such as Design, Analysis, Modeling and Simulation of network, Cellular and Wireless Communication, Information and network Security as well as advanced Concept of Intrusion Detection System, 3G/ 4G Networks, Voice and Data Integration, Cyber laws and Cloud Computing.

Note: The students, after obtaining the degree may continue their studies towards BS Computer Science (4-year) program and the relevant qualified courses will be exempted/transferred, accordingly.

BS (CS) study scheme for Associate Degree holder in Computer Networking

Program Objectives

The program will enable the students

  1. To be equipped with basic networking skills to meet market needs.
  2. To develop the necessary knowledge and skills to successfully seek a career in the networking field.
  3. To analyze network performance and take corrective actions.
  4. To install, configure, secure, administer and troubleshoot network systems.
  5. To compete for various jobs including Assistant Network engineer, Assistant Network Administrator, Network Systems Support, Network Technician, or similar positions.

Admission Eligibility Criteria

Intermediate (equivalent to 12 years of education) with at least 45% marks.


Course Exemption

Course(s) exemption is allowed.


It is two-year full time study program spread over four semesters. Each semester has at least 18 weeks duration for teaching and examinations etc.


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