The Islamia University of Bahawalpur

country rank  29
world rank  4979

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University Overview

Established in 1975, The Islamia University of Bahawalpur is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Bahawalpur (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Punjab. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Rahim Yar Khan, Bahawalnagar. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Education Commission, Pakistan, The Islamia University of Bahawalpur (IUB) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. The Islamia University of Bahawalpur (IUB) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 44 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this Pakistani higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name اسلامیہ یونیورسٹی بہاولپور
Acronym IUB
Founded 1975
Motto Mind and Hand

University Location

Address Abbasia Campus
Bahawalpur (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
T +92 (62) 925 0235
F +92 (62) 925 0232
Other locations Rahim Yar Khan, Bahawalnagar

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office Abbasia Campus
+92 (62) 9250235

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff 500-599
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Higher Education Commission, Pakistan

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Government of the Punjab
  • Pakistan Engineering Council PEC

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC)
  • Pharmacy Council of Pakistan (PPC)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 14 October 2019