Iqra University is a private higher education university in Pakistan with main campus located at Karachi, Sindh and campuses at Islamabad, Karachi and Quetta. It was established in 1998 by the businessman Hunaid H. Lakhani.
Initially known as “Asian Management Institute”, the institution was renamed later on to “Iqra university” on the request of the then governor of Sindh at the time of recognition from Sindh government.
|Motto||We are what we consistently do; excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit. (Aristotle)|
|Chancellor||Hunaid H. Lakhani|
|Vice-Chancellor||Dr. U. A. G. Isani|
|Location||Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan|
|Affiliations||Pakistan Engineering Council Higher Education Commission|
It is chartered by the Government of Sindh vide Sindh Government Ordinance No.VI of 2000 and is recognized by HEC (Higher Education Commission). It has collaborations with foreign universities. It offers a range of graduate and postgraduate courses as well as PhD programmes in Management Sciences, Computer Sciences, Engineering, Education, Media Sciences, and Fashion Designing.
Iqra University is the sole university that has most number of PhD faculty in Pakistan.
All engineering programs offered are Pakistan Engineering Council Approved. Engineering Department offers bachelors in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering.
Its owner and Chancellor is a Pakistani businessman Mr. Hunaid H. Lakhani. Vice Chancellor is Dr. U. A. G. Isani, Retired Civil Servant Government of Pakistan. Registrar is Dr. Syed Akif Hassan.
Iqra University has been ranked at No.1 in Business/I.T and Engineering category as per HEC rankings 2011.
Latest figures from ISI Thompson shown that Iqra University has published research papers more than the other top business schools of Pakistan i.e. LUMS, IBA and SZABIST. 
Iqra University has been ranked number one among all private institutions in the province, according to the Charter Inspection and Evaluation Committee (CIEC).
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