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University of Karachi

University of Karachi
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رَبِّ زدْنيِ عِلْماً (Arabic)

اے میرے رب میرے علم میں اضافہ فرما (Urdu)
Motto in English
O my Lord! Advance me in Knowledge
Type Public
Established 1953; 64 years ago (1953)
Chancellor Governor of Sindh
Vice-Chancellor Professor Dr. Ajmal Khan
Administrative staff
Students ~95,000+ (on-campus only)
Location Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan
Campus 1,279 acres (5.18 km2)
Colours Green, White        
Affiliations HEC, UGC
Website www.uok.edu.pk

رَبِّ زدْنيِ عِلْماً (Arabic)

The University of Karachi (Urdu: جامعۂ كراچى‎; or KU) is a public research university located in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan. It is one of the oldest universities in Pakistan being established as a federal university in 1951 under the leadership of Oxford trained Dr. ABA Haleem.

With a student body of 24,000 full-time students and a campus size spanning over 1200 acres, Karachi University is Pakistan's largest university with a distinguished reputation for multi-disciplinary research in science and technology, medical research, and social sciences. The university spans over 53 Departments and 19 world-class research institutes operating under nine faculties. There are over 800 academic's and more than 2500 supporting staff working for the university.

In 2009, the university was named by now defunct THE-QS World University Rankings for the top 500 universities in the world, while it is ranked by QS ranking's in 2016 as among to the top 250 in Asia and among 701st in the world, the research at the university is ranked as 'high'. The university has been affiliated with world-renowned and notable scholars have been associated and affiliated with the university as faculty, researchers, or alumni since its establishment.


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