RIPAH International University, based in Islamabad is a private sector University that has received its Charter in 2002 by the Federal Government of Pakistan. The sponsor and the patron of the University is Islamic Medical College Trust (non-profit trust).The academic tree of the institute consists of 7 highly reputed faculties, numerous specialized departments and an overseas project called RAK College of Dental Sciences in UAE. RIPAH is an institute which believes in continuous growth and progress hence the University currently plans of setting up a campus in Mauritius. The multi-campus institute has established its satellite branches all over Pakistan. RIPAH has its branches in Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Faisalabad and Lahore.
The University was established with the mission of producing competent professionals in the field of medicine, dental sciences, computer and IT. The University adopts a very holistic approach and has very distinctive academic policies. The Institute is responsible for intellectual and personality development of the students while inculcating moral and ethical values among them.
Higher Education Commission has placed the University in ‘W’ Category of General Universities in the year 2005. The University has managed to grab a place among the top most private sector Universities of Pakistan. The RIPAH University is among the few private sector Universities which are eligible to receive research grants and funds from the Government of Pakistan. The Quality Enhancement Cell of the University secured first position among the private sector “W” Category Universities of the Country according to the Higher Education Commission. The institute is also privileged d to be the first university of Pakistan that has gained ISO 9001 Certification.
The educational and research programs at RIPAH target to foster and develop leadership skills in individuals. The academic and educational policies of the institute are in compliance to international standards of higher educational. The undergraduate and graduate programs at RIPAH enable the students to make meaningful contributions in order to improve the quality of life. The roster of faculty consists of highly qualified and well-experienced faculty members. The teachers at RIPAH teach the students to apply class room theory and academic research in problem-solving and challenging situations.
The campus is well built to fulfill the educational, co-curricular and extra-curricular requirements of the pupil. The classrooms are well lit and cross ventilated. The libraries are well resourced and house thousands of books, researches, publications etc. Laboratories which are present on the campus are well-equipped with modern and latest gadgets and technologies students. The students are facilitated with common room, cafeterias, prayer rooms and masjids.
The RIPAH institute provides the students with numerous scholarships and financial aids. The scholarships and financial aids are a mean of assuring that no needy and deserving student is deprived of their right to quality education.
A number of societies and clubs are formulated by the students. These student bodies, student councils and students clubs inculcate a sense of responsibility among the student.
The inter disciplinary University also offers the facility of residence and hostel to its valued students.