Iqra University

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Welcome to

Iqra University





Iqra University traces its geneses to January 1998, when it started its operations in Karachi. The Government of Sindh chartered the University; vide Sindh Ordinance VI of 2000. Currently, Iqra University has campuses in Karachi and Islamabad. The aim of top management of Iqra University is to develop an institution of higher learning that provides quality education to the people of Pakistan with an affordable price.

Iqra University offers a variety of programs in different disciplines including Business Administration, Computer Science, Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Media Science, Fashion Design, Education, Social Science, Pharmacy and Health Sciences. These programs are offered in multiple campuses of Karachi and Islamabad. All programs offered in the university are recognized by Higher Education of Pakistan and fully accredited by various regulatory bodies like Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC), National Business Education Accreditation Council (NBEAC), National Computing Education Accreditation Council (NCEAC), National Accreditation Council for Teacher Education (NACTE), and Pakistan Pharmacy Council (PPC).

Karachi campus is geographically spread over five prominent locations viz. Main Campus at Shaheed-e-Millat Road, Gulshan Campus in Gulshan-e-Iqbal , and North Campus in North Karachi, Airport and Bahria Town campus covering the population of different districts of Karachi. The facilities in campuses include a well-stocked library, state of the art computing facilities, well equipped teaching labs, centrally air-conditioned classrooms equipped with the latest audio-visual aids, incubation centers, auditoriums, seminar rooms, sports facilities, prayer halls, swimming pool and gymnasiums.

The University is prominently ranked in QS Ranking (Asian and Subject), Times Higher Education Ranking, UI Green Metric, and other prestigious international ranking bodies. These bodies ranked the University in research excellence, academic and employer reputation, sustainable goals, and environmental protection.

Our Mission

The mission of Iqra University is “to be a world-class institution of higher education and research, promoting technical skills, critical thinking and public duty, to help develop a prosperous and progressive society.”

Core Values

  • Respects

    Respecting all at work place irrespective of designation, color, cast and religion. Every person is being treated with dignity in a fair manner in all the situations.

  • Merit

    Promoting the culture of merit in faculty, staff and students. Practicing the meritocracy in all the situations related to both internal and external stakeholders.

  • Courtesy

    Demonstrating the courtesy and politeness towards each member of internal and external community. Remain humble

  • Excellence

    Striving for excellence in teaching, research, and service to the students. Follow the international best practices and create a conducive teaching learning environment.

  • Equality

    Ensuring the equality among gender, race, socio-economic class, religion, and ethnic groups to preserve national solidarity and unity.

  • Honesty

    Encouraging honesty in all forms of personal and organizational communication and interactions.

  • Innovation

    Stimulating innovation among faculty and students for teaching, research and service. Emphasis is made to create entrepreneurial mindset among the internal community.

  • Dedication

    Creating an enabling environment to encourage dedication with work and studies.

Our Vision

To transform the lives of youth through world class education at an affordable price.

Vision Statement

Why Choose IU

Having several achievements to its name, Iqra University is ranked amongst the League of the Top QS Ranked International Universities of Asia. IU has also been ranked first in the Province of Sindh.

Prof. Dr. Nassar Ikram


Welcome to IQRA University, a vibrant hub of academic excellence, creativity, and innovation. It is my pleasure to extend a warm welcome to all who are part of our esteemed university community, as well as those exploring the possibilities our institution offers.

At IU, we are committed to fostering an environment that nurtures intellectual curiosity, critical thinking, and a passion for learning. Our dedicated faculty members are not just educators but mentors who inspire and guide our students to reach their full potential. Our diverse range of programs, spanning arts, sciences, humanities, technology, and more, ensures that every individual can find their path to success.

As a leading institution of higher education, we take pride in our commitment to research that addresses pressing global challenges and drives positive change. Our state-of-the-art facilities and collaborative research initiatives provide a platform for groundbreaking discoveries that shape the world around us.

Our students are at the heart of all we do. We believe in holistic education that goes beyond classrooms, empowering our students to become leaders, problem solvers, and responsible citizens. We encourage active participation in extracurricular activities, community engagement, and the pursuit of personal growth.

To our alumni, your achievements are a testament to the quality of education you received here. You are our ambassadors, and your successes motivate us to continue striving for excellence.

I invite you to explore our website, where you can learn more about our programs, campus life, and the opportunities that await you at IU. Whether you are a prospective student, a faculty member, an alum, or a member of the wider community, we have something to offer you.

Thank you for being a part of our journey. Together, we can shape a brighter future through education, research, and collaboration.

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