Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture university was named after Chishti Sufi saint Pir Mehr Ali Shah. The university is ranked No.2 in Agriculture category as per HEC. Arid is also consisdered as the best university for Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM). The University includes the University Institute of Management Sciences (UIMS) & University Institute of Information Technology (UIIT). Qamar Uz Zaman is the 4th and current Vice Chancellor of the university. He is working hard to improve the quality of the education. UAAR has experienced remarkable growth and is offering undergraduate programs in variety of disciplines.


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Arid GPA System

Unlike many other Universities, ARID has it's own absolute GPA system. They have shared the details of their gpa points on their website. Maximum creidt hours of a subject is 5 wherease minimum is 1. We can take maximum 6 subjects in a semester. Arid gpa system is totally different from many other Pakistani Universities. It is easy to maintain a good gpa in PMAS ARID.

Why Arid?

Arid is an agriculture university and ranked at No.2 in this field as per HEC. Their mission is to produce high quality scientists in this field so that they can make dry land of Pakistan usable for the agriculture purpose. Even though they are growing really fast in IT field.