Federal Urdu University


The Federal Urdu University of Arts, Sciences and Technology (Urdu: ﻭﻔﺎﻘﻰ ﺍﺮﺪﻭ ﻳﻭﻧﻳﻭﺮﺴﭩﻰ) is a coeducational public university with its main campus located in Gulshan Town, Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan. It has two satellite campuses; Abdul Haq Campus at Baba-e-Urdu Road, Karachi and Islamabad Campus near Zero Point, Islamabad. Approximately 13,500 students are pursuing degrees primarily in technical fields, such as electrical engineering, computer science, Urdu, management science and economics.


Motto Inspiring Achievement
Established 13 November 2002
Type Public
Chancellor Asif Ali Zardari (President of Pakistan)
Vice-Chancellor Muhammad Qaiser
Academic staff 450
Students 13,500
Location Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan
Campus Gulshan Campus – University Road, Karachi; Abdul Haq Campus – Baba-e-Urdu Road, Karachi; Islamabad Campus – Near Zero Point, Islamabad
Affiliations Pakistan Engineering Council, PEC


The Federal Urdu University was established on 13 November 2002 by presidential order, and is the first university in Pakistan to teach primarily in the Urdu language. It was established by merging the Federal Urdu Arts College and the Federal Urdu Science College, both in Karachi. President Pervez Musharraf was the university’s first chancellor. Currently President Asif Ali Zardari and Professor Muhammad Qaiser are the chancellor and vice-chancellor of the university respectively.

Campuses and departments

The Federal Urdu University comprises three campuses and a number of departments:

  • Abdul Haq Campus at Baba-e-Urdu Road, Karachi (previously known as Federal Urdu Arts College)
  • Gulshan Campus at University Road, Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Karachi (previously known as Federal Urdu Science College)
  • Islamabad Campus, Sector G-7/1, near Zero point, Islamabad (established in 2003)
Abdul Haq Campus
  • Accounts
  • B.Ed.
  • Economics
  • Education
  • English
  • General history
  • International relations
  • Islamic history
  • Islamic studies
  • Law
  • Mass Communication
  • Pakistan studies
  • Political science
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Sindhi
  • Urdu
Gulshan campus
  • Business Administration
  • Commerce
  • Economics
  • Biochemistry
  • Botany
  • Chemistry
  • Computer science
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • Mathematical science
  • Microbiology
  • Pharmaceutics
  • Pharmaceutical chemistry
  • Pharmacognosy
  • Pharmacology
  • Physics
  • Statistics
  • Zoology

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One Comment on “Federal Urdu University”

  • Waqar shah wrote on 6 September, 2011, 21:02

    Salam sir! I m waqar shah from swat bt studied at hazara university in telecom departmen..i hv pased my 2nd semester with gpa 3.4 but sir i wana migration from hazara to iqra uni isb..plz help me wht can i do for thz..thanx

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