ISLAMABAD: The COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT) has achieved another milestone by becoming the first university in Pakistan to publish over 2,000 impact factor journal publications in a calendar year. CIIT Rector Professor Dr Raheel Qamar in his message, congratulated all faculty members and students for achieving the unique milestone of intellectual excellence by publishing in peer-reviewed journals and thus creating an impact on society at large. CIIT faculty has published more than 2,000 scholarly publications in research journals from all over the world. Since its inception, CIIT has come a long way in a short span of time due to the continuous commitment and dedication of its team of hardworking professionals. This achievement attests to the quality of research being carried out at CIIT and in turn the high-class education being imparted at the institute. Published in Daily Times, February 24th 2018.