DIHE is one of the most eminent and premium universities of Karachi which imparting undergraduate and post graduate education. The foundations of Dadabhoy Institute were laid down in 2000, by the Dadabhoy foundation. Three years later the university was granted charter by the Government of Sindh. Higher education is offered by DIHE at two campuses, the main camps and the second campus. The main campus of DIHE is conveniently situated at the heart of Karachi: at SNPA - 17/B, Block 3, K.C.H.S. Union Ltd., behind Hill Park General Hospital, Shaheed-e-Millat Road. Faculty of Business Administration and Faculty of Science and Law are functional at the main campus and various degrees are awarded by these faculties. Whereas the second campus is located in North Nazimabad.Initially this campus was limited to run MBA and B-Tech (hons) programs for the evening students only. Currently the North Nazimabad campus offers BBA, BS(CS), B.Com as well as MIT programs to cope up with the fast paced society.
Higher Education Commission has recognized DIHE and placed it in top category that is ‘W’ and ranked it ‘A’. HEC and other recognition authorities appreciate and acknowledge the remarkable contributions made by DIHE in the field of education. The university is striving to bring prosperity in all sectors of the society. The university offers illustrious education and has the most affordable fee structure. Many merit based scholarships and financial aids are offered to make sure no deserving and needy student is deprived of their right to education at this premium university. The mission of the university is to make quality education affordable and accessible to the masses. The university has a diverse culture as students from all backgrounds and cultures are welcomed, no admissions are rejected on basis of caste, creed, religion or gender.
Since its inception the University is making remarkable efforts to set new standards in the field of higher education. The university is approved by HEC to award graduate and post graduate degrees in Business Administration, Computer Science, Engineering, Basic & Applied Sciences, and Law.
The university offers a wholesome environment to its students. Strong academic foundations are built as the students are provided with the best and most comprehensive learning environment. An excellent rostrum of highly qualified faculty is one of the major attractions of the university. The faculty is dedicated to their professional responsibilities and duties. Latest and most update strategies, techniques and tools are used to impart knowledge among the students. The university provides an amiable environment that nurtures overall development of the students in all aspects. Special attention is given to students who find it difficult to cope-up with the studies. Programs like remedial classes and extra learning resources and opportunities are made available to the students. Student grooming and personality development programs and workshops target to bring positive personality transformations in the students.Cocurricular and extracurricular opportunities are given to the students. The students of DIHE can enjoy numerous events arranged on campus such as sports day, musical evening, poetry completion etc. Various student societies are formed and run by the students on campus.