The Institute which is now well-recognized as “The Institute of Management Sciences (IMS Lahore” was previously known as The Pak-American Institute of Management Sciences. The institute is still colloquially called Pak-Aims. The institute was named so, to show its affiliation with College of Statern Island of City University based in America.
The history of the University dates back to 1986, when its foundations were laid down as a Canadian School of Management-Lahore Learning Centre.
The College made seamless efforts to establish its hallmark among top educational institutions of Pakistan. In context of the endless efforts and commendable services made by the institution in the field of Higher Education, the institute was granted a charter in the year 1995. The college was hence upgraded to the status of a University and an autonomous degree awarding body. The charter was granted to the PAK-AIMS institute under Punjab Ordinance XXIII of 2002 and it was renamed as The Institute of Management Sciences (IMS).
IMS is one of the oldest and foremost institute that imparts world-class business education. The Higher Education Commission has accredited and approved the IMS to offer undergraduate and post graduate degree programs in the fields of computer sciences and business management.
The multi-campus institution offers rigorous academic programs, disseminates top quality education and provides a congenial environment to its students. The IMS is a top choice among aspirants of business and computer sciences.
The institute in situated in the heart of the Metropolitan city Lahore. The location of the campuses are very ideal and prime. IMS is located in Gulberg which is considered the center of Lahore. The location is very easily approachable by all means of transportation (private and public). A wide array of courses are taught at the IMS to meet various educational and career requirements of the students. More than 150 courses are taught during the trimester.
IMS is a home to over 1500 passionate students and about 150 dedicated and highly qualified faculty members.
The IMS has a distinctive culture, close knitted community and an amiable learning environment. The campus is a zealous and vibrant hub of academic, co-curricular and social activities. Latest teaching techniques, tools and strategies are explored and incorporated by the institute in order to provide the best learning environment. The academic courses are comprehensive and are research based. The teaching styles and methods of the professors are highly flexible in order to cater diverse range of learners present in the classroom.
Constant improvements are being made in the infrastructure of the university: library, sports centers and computer labs. Wi-Fi Internet is available 24/7 throughout the campus. The students and staff of the IMS can benefit from the useful linkages and connections of the University with international and highly reputed institutions. The students of IMS find it much easier to avail internship/job opportunities or to pursue their higher education