Islamia University


The Islamia University of Bahawalpur (abbreviated as IUB) (Urdu: جامعه اسلامیہ), colloquially known as Islamia University, is located in Bahawalpur, Punjab, Pakistan. University has many faculties including Engineering, Pharmacy and Alternative Medicine, Science, Arts, Languages, Social Sciences, Business and Information Technology. The university is currently ranked at No.13 in general category of HEC universities.


Established March 1975
Type Physical and Natural Sciences, Pharmacy, Homeopathic, Eastern Medicine, Social Sciences, Management Sciences, Education, Engineering and Research
Location Bahawalpur, Pakistan Pakistan
Campus Urban
Mascot تفکر
Affiliations HEC


Central Library

Wireless/Wi Fi Internet

Wi-Fi Internet facility is not available in all campuses of IUB. Most of computers available in offices only are equipped with wireless lan card. Students, researchers, staff and teachers of library can use this facility at any time.

All hostels (Boys/Girls, Faculty Hostels and Executive Hostel) are also have this wireless internet facility 24 hrs a day.

Academic departments

IUB has more than 47 departments, 78 Deciplines & 6 Faculties and centers.

1. University College of Engineering & Technology (UCET)

  • Computer Systems Engineering
  • Electronic Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Telecommunication Engineering

2. Faculty of Science

  • Department of Computer Sciences
  • Department of Physics
  • Department of Chemistry
  • Department of Mathematics
  • Department of Statistics.
  • Department of Geography.
  • Department of Life Sciences
  • Department of Bio-Chemistry Bio-Technology
  • University College of Agriculture & Environmental Sciences
  • University College of Veterinary & Animal Sciences
  • Cholistan Institute of Desert Studies

3. Faculty of Arts

  • Department of Economics
  • Department of English
  • Department of Library and Information Science
  • Department of Media Studies
  • Department of Political Science & International Relations
  • Department of Saraiki
  • Department of Urdu and Iqbaliat
  • Department of IR

4. Faculty of Islamic Learning

  • Arabic
  • History & Pakistan Studies
  • Islamic Studies
  • Law
  • Persian
  • Modern Progressive Center of Excellence in Islamic Studies

5. Faculty of Commerce & Management Sciences

  • Commerce
  • Computer Science & Information Technology
  • Management Sciences

6. Faculty of Education

  • Applied Psychology
  • Education
  • Educational Training
  • Fine Arts
  • Health & Physical Education (Science Sports)
  • Social Work

7. Faculty of Pharmacy & Alternative Medicine

  • Pharmacy
  • University College of Conventional Medicine

8. Sub Campuses

  • Sub Campus in Government Khawaja Farid College Rahim Yar Khan
  • Sub Campus Bahawalnagar


As the main university campus is away from the city centre, buses and coasters ply to transport the students, teaching and non-teaching staff. The facility is also available at Rahim Yar Khan and Bahawalnagar campuses. The university has a transport fleet of 40 buses for students and 04 coasters for teaching staff.

University Hostels

In order to facilitate the students, sufficient hostel accommodation is available in IUB Campuses. Presently, five hostels for boys and six for girls are in use. The accommodation capacity of these hostels is around 5000. All the hostel buildings are equipped with the state of the art facilities.

The following Hostels are in operation for students in Bahawalpur Campuses.:-

Boys Hostels 1) Abu Bakar Hall (Boys Hostel) at Abbasia Campus 2) Umer Hall (Boys Hostel) at Baghdad Campus 3) Ali Hall (Boys Hostel) at Baghdad Campus 4) Iqbal Hall (Boys Hostel) at Government Cooperative Housing Society 5) Sir Syed Hostel (Boys Hostel) at Near Shell Pump, Opposite Satelitte Town. (Out Sourced)

Girls Hostels 1) Jinnah Hall (Girls Hostel) at DIG Office Road, behind S.E College 2) Fatima Hall (Girls Hostel) at Baghdad Campus 3) Ayesha Hall (Girls Hostel) at Baghdad Campus 4) Amna Hall (Girls Hostel) at Baghdad Campus 5) Rabia Hall (Girls Hostel) at Abbasia Campus 6) Rangers Hostel (Girls Hostel) at Desert Rangers School (Out Sourced) In addition to above, one Hostel each for Boys & Girls is in operation at Rahim yar Khan and Bahawalnagar Campuses.
The Islamia University offers Luxurious accommodation for its Faculty Member. Currently the Following Hostels are in use:-

1) Executive Hostel at Baghdad Campus for Senior Faculty Members 2) Faculty Hostel for Men at Baghdad Campus for male Faculty and Administration. 3) Faculty Hostel for Women at Baghdad Campus for Female Faculty. 4) Foreign Faculty Hostel at Bagdad Campus for Foreign Faculty and Families.

The following facilities are being offered in the Hostels:-

Each Boys Hostel is equipped with:- Mess Hall Laundary Shop Barber Shop Gym Praying area Study Room 24 hrs free Internet access Photocopy Corner Tuck Shop Newspaper Stands Badminton Court Lush Green Lawns

Each Girls Hostel is equipped with:- Mess Hall Beautician Shop Gym Praying area Study Room 24 hrs free Internet access T.V Room Photocopy Corner Tuck Shop Newspaper Stands Badminton Court Lush Green Lawns

UB Hostels present a new concept of ‘Warden System’ where Hostel affairs are managed by a competent and dedicated team of full-time staff, Serving as Facilitators. The system ensures the presence of a Senior Official at each Hostel at all times. The Hostels Administration is headed by the “Chairman Hall Council”. The Chief Warden / Deputy Registrar (Hostels) controls all Operations at Boys, Girls & Faculty Hostels at all Campuses. The Chief Warden is assisted by two Wardens (Warden Girls Hostels and Warden Boys Hostels). There are two Assistant Wardens deputed at each of the above mentioned Hostel supported by Assistants, Clerks, Attendants, Mali/Baildars, and Janitors etc.

The above system is to make the Students coming from distant places feel at home and live in a conducive environment for Co-curricular and Extra-curricular activities in addition to his/her studies. The team ensures Facilitation to the Student in addition to keeping strict discipline in all Hostels.


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