Situated in the urban and residential area of Defense Karachi, Iqra University is the top most University offering higher illustrious education to over 10,000 students. A group of Karachi-based industrialists founded the Asian Management Institute (AMI) in 1998.It was not until 2002, the university was granted its charter by the provincial government and it was renamed to Iqra University.
The HEC has approved the wide range of undergraduate, graduate as well as Ph.D. level degree programs offered by the university in the discipline of Computer Science, Management Sciences, Media Sciences, Education and Fashion-designing. It has earned a notable name among the top private higher education universities of Pakistan. The Higher Education and Commission has ranked it among the top ten institutions in the ‘Business Category.’ The university has affiliations with the Pakistan Engineering Council and Higher Education Commission, hence all degrees are accredited and approved
The faculty of the Iqra University consists of the highly qualified and expert individuals that are dedicated to the duty of imparting top class and premium education. In fact the IU is acknowledged to be one of the university with the largest number of doctorate degree holder employees. The university also has the distinction of producing substantial amount of research publications.
The Iqra University is a Multi-campus University based in two cities of Pakistan so that it can cater maximum number of students. The Iqra University has a number state of the art campuses built in Karachi that provide a roster of facilities and amenities to the students. The main campus of the Iqra University resides in Defense Karachi. While satellite campuses are established in the areas of Gushan,Cifton,North Nazimabad and Johar Town. A full-fledge campus is also built in the Khayaban-e-Johar ,H-9 Sector of Islamabad.
A congenial and amiable learning environment is provided to the students. The spacious classrooms are well-equipped with latest teaching technologies and tools. The sophisticated computer labs have hi-tech equipment and latest softwares.Well-resourced and well-stocked resource centers and libraries are housed by the Iqra University Campuses. Transportation and hostel facilities are also available for the students.
Other than setting excellent standards in academics, IU is known to set their niche in providing a versatile and vibrant co and extracurricular environment to the students. Many co-curricular and extra-curricular activities are organized by the students and for the students. Students are provided with various platforms to exhibit their talents and hone their skills. Such events instill qualities of leadership, team work and synergy among the students.