Institutional profiles Jinnah University for Women

Jinnah University for Women

About University

Jinnah University for Women was established in 1998 through an act passed by Provincial Assembly of Sindh and is recognized by Higher Education Comission(HEC). It is the first women's university in Pakistan, there are 22 departments offering graduate and postgraduate programmes. The University has a well qualified faculty of more than 120 teachers besides a visiting faculty of over 50 highly qualified professors.


The Jinnah University campus comprises four buildings that is Block A, Block B, Block C, Block D and Admission section, all of which includes Lecture halls, Classrooms, Laboratories, Museums, Faculty rooms and Seminar libraries. The university is located in Nazimabad, Karachi.

Karachi is the largest city of Pakistan and its financial capital. Karachi is country's main sea port with the area of over 1,300 Square Miles. Karachi is the nerve center of Pakistan's economy with major industries of textiles, shipping, automotive industry, entertainment, the arts, fashion, advertising, publishing, software development and medical research are located in and around the city. Karachi is linked by rail to the rest of the country by Pakistan Railways. The Karachi City Station and Karachi Cantonment Railway Station are the city's two major railway stations. Karachi also has an international airport called Jinnah International airport and it approximately handles 10 million passengers every year.


University Comprised of the Following Faculties:

  • Faculty of Arts
  • Faculty of Science
  • Faculty of Commerce
  • Faculty of Pharmacy

Facilities and Resources

Expended over two sections: Circulation and Refrence, the central library is housed in a separate building. It contains a rich collection of over 30,000 books on different subjects including Computer Science and Information Technology, Business Administration, Mass Communication, Pharmacy, life and physical sciences, literature and other related subjects. The library subscribes scientific journals of national and international repute. The library also subscribes a number of magazines and journals.Besides the main library the text books are also available in the seminar libraries of the departments. The library has been completely computerized. Inter-net facility has also been provided in the library for students and faculty.

Media Cell
Media cell is established to deal with the newspapers, T.V, Radio and other information media regarding university affairs and promotions. It is also publishes a monthly news letter.

Medical Unit
A room is furnished with essential medical facilities. A trained nurse present during University timings provides first aid to the students and staff


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