Www.uok.edu.pk University of Karachi

University of Karachi

Table of Content

University of Karachi

Karachi University is one of the best universities locates in Karachi, the capital of Sindh Province in Pakistan. Higher Education Commission of Pakistan Ranked the Karachi University among the top three institutions of the country. Recently the university has also entered in the top 500 university rankings in the world. The University is said to be the largest in the province and fulfills the educational desires of more than 24000 students. The overall performance of the university is very commendable.

University of Karachi Campus

The total area covered by the university campus is 1279 acres of land and is located away from the city of Karachi. There are many foreigner students as well who have come from the Middle East, Africa, South Asia and Europe. The public research university is located in the neighborhood of the Gulshan-e-Iqbal area of Karachi.

UOK History

The university was founded back in 1951 as a federal university and then its rank was changed into the University Of Sindh Province in 1962 and its administration was handed over to the Sindh Government. The university also served the purpose of Examination University for its affiliated colleges for the first two years. The university is serving the educational needs of the students from a long time now and is having many different faculties.

Campus life

The university offers the students with a great learning environment where there is a friendly relationship between the students and the faculty. There is a great library in the Karachi university and the number of volumes it has is more the four hundred thousand. The volumes are old enough to be dated back in 1600 and the library has the honor to have the personal book collection of the founder of the nation, Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah. There are lush green fields for sports, a beautiful indoor games complex which supports the physical activities for the students. Students from different walks of life come there and quench the thirst of the education.

University of Karachi Research

The Karachi University is supposed to be one of the finest universities in the province and the reason is the research which is being cone here. There are the research centers in the university in economics, marine biology, Molecular Genetics, Molecular medicine, environmental sciences, Communication studies, women study and gender studies.

University of Karachi Contact information

University of Karachi
Main University Road
Karachi - 75270
Sindh, Pakistan

Direct Inquiry: Ext. 2219
V.C. Office: Ext. 2210

92.21.99261340 (V.C. Office)
92.21.99261330 (P.R.O. Office)


UOK Faculty

Faculty of Law

  • Sindh Muslim Law College
  • Islamia Law College

Faculty of Pharmacy

  • Department of Pharmaceutics
  • Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry
  • Department of Pharmacognosy
  • Department of Pharmacology

Faculty of Medicine

  • Karachi Medical & Dental College
  • MS (Surgery)
  • MD (Medicine)

Faculty of arts

  • Department of Criminology
  • Department of Persian
  • Department of Bengali
  • Department of Economics
  • Department of Education
  • Department of Arabic
  • Department of English
  • Department of General History
  • Department of Islamic History
  • Department of Sindhi
  • Department of International Relations
  • Department of Library & Information Science
  • Department of Mass Communication
  • Department of Philosophy
  • Department of Political Science
  • Department of Psychology
  • Department of Sociology
  • Department of Social Works
  • Department of Special Education
  • Department of Urdu
  • Department of Visual Studies

Faculty of Science

  • Department of Biochemistry
  • Department of Bio-Technology
  • Department of Agriculture
  • Department of Applied Chemistry
  • Department of Applied Physics   
  • Department of Botany
  • Department of Food Science and Technology
  • Department of Genetics
  • Department of Chemical Technology and Engineering
  • Department of Chemistry
  • Department of Computer Science (UBIT)
  • Department of Geology
  • Department of Physiology
  • Department of Statistics
  • Department of Geography
  • Department of Microbiology
  • Department of Petroleum Technology
  • Department of Physics
  • Department of Zoology
  • Department of Health and Physical Education
  • Department of Mathematics
  • Department of MIBM

Faculty of Engineering

  • Department of Chemical Engineering
  • BE (Chemical Technology)
  • BE (Polymer And Process)

Faculty of Management and Administrative Sciences

  • Department of Commerce
  • Karachi University Business School (KUBS)
  • Department of Public Administration

Faculty of Islamic Studies

  • Department of Quran-o-Sunnah
  • Department of Islamic Learning
  • Department of Usul-ud-Din
  • Sirah Chair

Examinations System

The university has both the semester system and the annual system examinations working in different departments of the university. There are also many different colleges which are affiliate with the board and the private candidates for bachelors and masters are also supposed to appear in the examinations under the university.


Post a Comment

If you have any questions or want to share your opinions or views on any news , feel free to write us in the comment box.