Habib University

Phone: (+92) 21 34301051-5 (Ext – 0)
Admission Open: No
Address: Habib University Foundation, 147, Block 7 & 8 Banglore Cooperative Housing Society, Tipu Sultan Road, Karachi 75350, Pakistan.

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Majors: Computer Science & IT, Engineering & Technology, Social Sciences , Media

Habib University is a private university located in Karachi, Pakistan. The House of Habib formed the Habib University Foundation (a not-for-profit organization) with its decision to launch the Habib University with a grant of US$40 million.  The charter for establishment of HU was passed by Sindh Assembly in June, 2012. The university has joint venture contract with Texas A&M University at Qatar and is collaborating with Carnegie Mellon University, USA for reciprocal sharing of institutional experience and has signed partnership agreement for this association.

Habib University is a liberal arts & sciences university, offering interdisciplinary education in science, engineering, arts, humanities and social sciences. The university aims to educate promising students from all backgrounds and promote creativity, academic freedom, and the exchange of ideas in an intellectually stimulating environment characterized by mutual respect and collaboration.

The university provides its students with the facility of well maintained library stocked with excellent collection of books. The classrooms, labs and lecture halls are well equipped with all teaching aids. The auditorium of the university has a seating capacity for 300 people. Students and faculty have access to gym as well.

  • Karachi

    Gulistan-e-Johar, Karachi

Computer Science & IT
Program Title City Duration of Study Tuition Fee Admission Date
BS in Computer Science Karachi Full Time, 4 Years N/A Aug-Sep
Engineering & Technology
Program Title City Duration of Study Tuition Fee Admission Date
BS in Electrical Engineering Karachi Full Time, 4 Years N/A Aug-Sep
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BA in Communication Studies & Design Karachi Full Time, 4 Years N/A Aug-Sep
Social Sciences
Program Title City Duration of Study Tuition Fee Admission Date
BSc (Hons) in Social Development & Policy Karachi Full Time, 4 Years N/A Aug-Sep
BSc in Social Development & Policy Karachi Full Time, 4 Years N/A Aug-Sep



  • Applicants who have completed or will complete FA/ICS/ICOM/F.Sc/A Levels/High School Diploma, International Baccalaureate or equivalent qualifications by August 2014
  • Successful completion of mandatory subjects
  • Meeting grade and subject requirements as mentioned below and on website
  • Cambridge International Examinations
  • Successful completion of at least 8 subjects in O’ levels (including mandatory subjects) obtaining no more than 2 C grades, with the remaining subjects obtaining a B grade or above
  • Successful completion of at least 3 principal subjects in A’ levels, excluding the General Paper, obtaining a minimum of a B grade average
  • Matriculation/Intermediate Examinations
  • Successful completion of Matriculation with at least 60% marks or above
  • Successful completion of FA/ICS/ICOM/FSc with at least 65% marks or above
  • Aga Khan Examination Board (AKU-EB)
  • Successful completion of Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSSC) with at least 60% marks or above
  • International Baccalaureate (IB)
  • Successful completion, obtaining a minimum of 32 out of 45 points
  • American High School Diploma
  • Successful completion, obtaining an overall GPA of 3.0 or above out of a scale of 4.0


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Students are required to submit, as part of their application, the following documents through the online application system or mail them to the Office of Admissions:

  • Attested copies of Secondary and Higher Secondary School Certificates and Mark Sheets or Transcripts of the applicable education system*, i.e. O Level and A Level Certificates, High School Diploma and Transcript or Official IB Diploma and Transcript.
  • Student Activity Resume – highlighting personal passions and involvement beyond the classroom. Download and View Student Activity Resume Sample.
  • Application Essay.
  • Copy of CNIC, B Form or Passport.
  • Optional SAT test scores, including Physics, Chemistry, and Math II subject tests if applicable,  sent directly to Habib University using SAT code 7344.
  • Optional Portfolio (ePortfolio Preferred).
  • Online payment of application processing fee or a copy of payment receipt.

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