Iqra University is rated as the Best University in Private Sector by the Charter Inspection and Evaluation Committee of the Governor of Sindh and the Committee also raised IU from a Five Star Institution to a Six Star Institution.

CIEC Evaluation is based upon the following criteria:

  • Academic Standards

  • Faculty

  • Infrastructure and facilities

  • Employer feedback

  • Student satisfaction

  • Research and publication

  • Quality assurance

  • Academic programs

  • Admission criteria and enrollment

  • Curriculum and instructions

  • Examinations

  • Fee Structure

Private institutes: Iqra University ranked as top Private University

By Safdar Rizvi

Published: May 12, 2011

KARACHI: Iqra University has been ranked number one among all private institutions in the province, according to the Charter Inspection and Evaluation Committee (CIEC).

The committee’s report was presented to Governor Dr Ishratul Ebad, who is also the patron of all private universities, on Wednesday.

The committee ranked the universities on the basis of stars – the best institutes received six stars and the worst got only three.

The report also mentioned that the number of private, higher education institutions has increased from 18 to 25.

The number of students enrolled at these institutions has increased from 25,000 to 28,000 while the number of faculty members has increased from 2,300 to 4,000. The number of professors with a PhD has doubled to 300.

Published in The Express Tribune, May 12th, 2011.