Hamdard University Karachi

Hamdard University Karachi

Madinat Al-Hikmah (City of Education & Culture) 

The MADINAT AL-HIKMAH (City of Education, Science & Culture) includes, in addition to the establishments of the University, Herbal Gardens, Sports Stadium, Hamdard Public School, Hamdard College and Hamdard Village School which are also contributing towards education. The resources of the University are devoted to fulfilling its mission, aimed at developing qualified, value-oriented professionals and scholars, capable of creating new horizons on the glorious foundations of the oriental heritage of knowledge. The University provides an academic and conducive environment, which is based on the philosophical belief that the ultimate reality can be reached through pure reason and intellectual pursuits. Within its boundaries, well-structured buildings of the various faculties and departments are situated.

Shaheed Hakim Mohammed Said, the Founder-Chancellor of Hamdard University, received the Charter in 1991 from the then President of Pakistan.

The University has the following faculties:

  • Faculty of Eastern Medicine
  • Faculty of Engineering Science & Technology
  • Faculty of Health & Medical Sciences
  • Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences
  • Faculty of Legal Studies
  • Faculty of Management Sciences
  • Faculty of Pharmacy

The history of the academic programs, offered by the constituent institutions, presents a remarkable picture of regular growth and extension. The University, starting its journey with a couple of programs in 1992, is now offering more than 30 programs ranging from certificate courses to doctoral-level studies, in the disciplines of education and social sciences, legal studies, eastern medicine, health sciences, pharmacy, management sciences and engineering. In 1996, the first City Campus of the University was established at Adamjee Nagar. Later another Campus was opened at P.E.C.H.S., Karachi.