Aga Khan University Karachi

  • RecognitionHEC approved
  • Contact +92 21 3493 0051?
  • Address Stadium Road P. O. Box 3500 Karachi 74800, Pakistan

Aga Khan University, Karachi is one of the most well-known and esteemed institutions that have evolved along the years and it’s refined with due diligence. Aga Khan University is one of those few private sectors that are not-for-profit. It was founded back in the days in the year 1983 and was known to be the first private university. Aga Khan University was established with a strong basis of health science and along the years, it’s known to be one of the best health care centers.

Although Aga Khan University started as a health science university, the credentials have been moving forward and they have reached many applicable advances. The university has liberated an undergraduate program with liberal arts that comes in terms with the expansion of fields which are selected by our future generation.  AKU has created a renown reputation with programs such as, educational development, medicine, nursing and midwifery.

AKU has embarked on a journey that leads to success. AGU has 3019 students and with the excellence of 70% merit, 15,275 faculty and staff members with 1800 plus alumni and it’s based in 3 continents including Pakistan, United Kingdom and East Africa.

Study Programs

Aga Khan University has graduate and undergraduate degrees that are subjectively available, students can follow their interested program and choose a faculty accordingly. These programs have vast courses to follow up and you look through each program and its courses when you apply.

  • Faculty of Arts and Science
  • School of Nursing and Midwifery
  • Medical College
  • Institute for educational Development

Admission Requirements

The admission requirements are in the preference of which degree you allocate and substantially for medical college 60-65% merit is permissible and other degree in arts or basic science maintains 50-55% merit. The merit depends on intermediate merit which is perceived differently each year. 

Each degree has its own correspondence, medical have MBBS, BDS while nursing has its own criteria and among all these faculties of arts and science has their BS and MS program which fall at a 50% merit. You can easily acquire the prospectus from Aga Khan University or you can visit their website for more information.


Aga Khan University offers a merit based scholarship that starts at minimum 70% merit with certain scholarship criteria. Scholarship is awarded with 50% grant and 50% loan and half credit premise through a serious application process one time per year.

Criteria for scholarship;

  • It is preferred that students must be below 30.
  • Masters students are more preferred but PHD students can also apply.
  • Students must reside in a country where the Aga khan University office is located

Research Facility

Aga Khan University has a prestigious library which is used in research and many informative technicalities. Aga khan University has a profound effect on research due to the available entities and Scholars. The university has its own research council and publication.

  • University Research Counsel
  • Grants and Funding Opportunities
  • Ethics Review Board and Committee
  • Core Facilities
  • Clinical Trial Units


  • Abdou Filali-Ansary Occasional Paper series
  • Music and Performance in Muslim Contexts
  • In Translation: Contemporary Thought in Muslim Contexts
  • Exploring Muslim Contexts
  • Independent Volumes
  • Muslim Civilisations Abstracts (MCA)?


Aga Khan University has over 18,000 plus Alumni and they are creating an excellent gateway of interconnected propositions while maintaining beneficial links and participation even after graduation. 

Career opportunities

Aga Khan University is a promising institute that comes with the responsibility of creating eligible career opportunities. Medical students are also fortunate in that matter because Aga Khan University is also a health care center that provides good opportunities.

Many students enroll their careers in the same university as either in the health care or teaching department. Since Aga Khan University has made its name over the years, many career opportunities are delighted by Aga Khan Students and they are offered eligible jobs in well-known organizations.


  • Aga Khan University is ranked #473 in Best Global Universities.
  • Its ranked #201-250 in QS WUR Ranking by Subject 2022.
  • HEC ranked Aga Khan University at no 1 institution in Pakistan
  •  Aga khan University is the first ever private university and it is known to be one of the best medical schools in Pakistan.

AKU Reviews

Post a Review

AKU Rankings

  • Overall Ranking 3.2
  • ilmkidunya Ranking 3.2

AKU Contact Information

  • Stadium Road P. O. Box 3500 Karachi 74800, Pakistan

  • Contact #+92 21 3493 0051?



Admissions in Aga Khan University Karachi View All Admissions

  • Admission Announced24-Mar-2024
  • Last Date to Apply16-May-2024

More Information on Admissions

Best ways to get latest information on all admissions by AWKUM is as below:

Course & Programs Offered

  • Aga Khan University Karachi offers more than 25 course and programs in folowing disciplines and study levels.

  • Bachelors


    M. Phil

    Ph. D

  • Above list of programs is created based on data with us. More details on these programs can be found at the institution’s own website.

  • Some of the programs Aga Khan University Karachi offers include courses like

    MBBS Associate of Science in Dental Hygiene MSc Epidemiology & Biostatistics MSc in Health Policy and Management MPhil in Biological and Biomedical Sciences Master of Philosophy in Education (MPhil) PhD Doctor of Philosophy Health Science Doctor of Philosophy in Education (PhD)

    & more.

AKU Fee Structure

Find our latest fee structure that Aga Khan University Karachi has in place for various study programs. Find below fee structures for some programs.

  • MBBSTotal Fee Rs.9,682,926
  • MSc Epidemiology & Biostatistics636,000
  • MPhil in Biological and Biomedical Sciences420,000
  • PhD Doctor of Philosophy Health Science996,000

Click here for details on AKU Fee Structure

More on Aga Khan University Karachi

Become AKU
Expert on ilmkidunya

If you are a teacher or student at Aga Khan University Karachi you can join as ilmkidunya representative at your university.

The process is so simple: just send your brief details/CV on whatsapp 03-111-222-960 and our team will get back to you.

FREE Admission Advice For Aga Khan University Karachi

Share your comments questions here
Sort By:
  • R

    Rimsha Nasir

    07 Oct 2019

    sir i want to ask about agha khan admission procedure of pharmacy

  • F

    Faraz Ali

    03 May 2019

    Salam sir muje nursing diploma karna hai Meri life ki tamana hai

  • A

    Arif Martin

    29 Oct 2018

    Main dispensary krna chahta houn so kindly admition k baray information day dein aur requirements b bata dein

  • A

    Aliza Soomro

    07 Jun 2018

    I love this university one Inshallah i will be there i will be student of this Agha Khan University Hospital Karachi noe I'mm intermediate student of college In shaAllah i will be thr soon and in the year of 2020!

    Like (5)

Sign in

to continue to


Sign in

to continue to


Sign in

to continue to


Forgot Password

to continue to


Register Type

Please Provide following information to Register

  • Student
  • Tutor
  • Consultant
  • Employer