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International Islamic University, Islamabad Campus (IIUI)

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The International Islamic University, Islamabad (IIUI) is one of the public sector universities located in Islamabad, Pakistan. It was founded in the year 1980 and is restructured in the year 1985. The University started as an Islamic University with just  9 students in its LL.M degree Program and classes were being held at Quaid-i-Azam campus, Islamabad. The University was ameliorated, reoriented, and reconstituted as “International Islamic University” with the advertisement of the International Islamic University Ordinance by the President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan in March, the year 1985.

The mission of International Islamic University (IIUI) is to augment unification and Islamization of the current knowledge and human thought an international viewpoint through entrenched institutions and academic attempts to achieve excellence in all fields of knowledge. The institute is the stronghold of Islam, theology, and Islamic studies.

The university was ranked 4th in the group of general universities by the Higher Education Commission (Pakistan) in 2012. In February 2014, King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia received an honorary doctorate in politics and foreign relations. The university offers undergraduate and postgraduate programs in law, astronomy, engineering and technology, humanities, languages, religious studies, social sciences, and natural sciences. It draws students both domestically and from Central and Southeast Asia.

There are a lot of facilities provided to the students to entertain them, including Computer labs, Language laboratories, Libraries to provide help to the students in the field of research and Residence facilities by having the best hostel buildings with every facility in them including mess, wifi, etc. International Islamic University (IIUI) is affiliated with the Higher Education Commission (HEC), Pakistan Engineering Council, and Pakistan Bar Council

International Islamic University, Islamabad Campus (IIUI)
Central Library – International Islamic University, Islamabad Campus (IIUI)

International Islamic University (IIUI) – Admissions, Departments, and Scholarships

Admission to International Islamic University is strictly based on merit. IIUI admission test must be passed in order to take admission in IIUI. A merit list is displayed with the names of the eligible candidates. The list is displayed online and also pasted on the notice board.

Selection Criteria for Undergraduate Programs
1. 12-years of field related education, passed with at least second division from any registered institution.
2. 50% marks in the entry test.

Selection Criteria for Graduate Programs
1. 16-years of education with at least second division with an aggregate of 45% in the annual system and 2.5 CGPA in the semester system.
2. 50% marks in the entry test.

Faculty of Arabic

The importance of Arabic arises from the increasing interest showed by Pakistanis. The peculiar status of IIUI amongst the other Pakistani Universities for it makes Arabic a fundamental part of its academic programs. This importance is supplemented by the programs of the faculty, the courses that it offers, and the academic & research load placed on it, as these courses resemble the programs offered by the faculties and departments of the Arabic Language in the renowned Universities of the Arab world such as Al-Azhar and Cairo Universities.

Department of Linguistics and Literature


Department of Translation and Interpretation

Translation and Interpretation
Translation Studies

Faculty of Basic & Applied Sciences

The Faculty of Basic and Applied Sciences was formally established in the first quarter of the year 2003. The design and planning had been in process for many years. The Faculty of Applied Sciences aims to serve the purpose of human resource development, as well as, promote the activities of development and research in various disciplines of computer science, information technology, telecommunication, computer engineering, applied mathematics, and other important areas of emerging sciences.

Department of Biological Sciences



Sulaiman Bin Abdullah Aba Al-Khail – Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Basic Science


Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering

Computer Science
Information Technology
Software Engineering

Department of Environmental Sciences

Environmental Sciences

Department Of Mathematics and Statistics


Department of Physics



Faculty Of Engineering & Technology

The Faculty of Engineering and Technology was established in the year 2007 with the Department of Electronic Engineering as its first constituent department. The Department of Electronic Engineering has already presented in the university under the Faculty of Applied Sciences. The foundation stone of an independent building block, namely Engineering Block was set in the month of April 2007 which is established in the month of July 2009.

Department of Civil Engineering

Civil Engineering

Department of Electrical Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Centre for Advanced Electronics and Photovoltaic Engineering 

Advanced Electronics

Iqra College of Technology

Mechanical Technology
Auto & Diesel Technology
Refrigeration & Air-Conditioning Technology
Civil Technology
Computer Information Technology
Electrical Technology
Electronics Technology

Faculty of International Institute of Islamic Economics

School of Economics

Rural Development

School of Islamic Banking and Finance

Islamic Banking and Finance

Department of Economics and Finance

Economics and Finance

Faculty of Usuluddin (Islamic Studies)

The Faculty of Usuluddin (Islamic Studies) was inaugurated in the year 1981. The Faculty of Usuluddin (Islamic Studies) is one of the discoverer teaching units of IIUI and has a leading role in attaining the objectives for which this international seat of Islamic learning was found.

Department of Tafseer and Quranic Sciences

Tafseer & Quranic Sciences

Department of Hadith and Its Sciences

Hadith & Its Sciences

Department of Comparative Religions

Comparative Religions

Department of Dawah and Islamic Culture

Islamic Studies

Department of Aqeedah and Philosophy

Aqeeda & Philosophy

Department of Seerah and Islamic History

Islamic History

Faculty of Languages & Literature

The faculty Of Languages fields as diverse and Literature offers specialized study in the field of languages and literature, including English, Urdu, Persian and Chinese. On the other side, they also focused on our local and regional literature and languages. We offer different levels of courses in Pashto and Balochi.

Department of English


Department of Urdu


Department of Persian


Faculty of Management Sciences

Faculty of Management Sciences is the faculty in which the best quality education is given in a very diversified and market-driven environment. We are executed to provide a professional learning opportunity to all those who wish to excel.

Department of Management

Business Administration
Management Sciences (HRM)

Department of Finance

Accounting and Finance
Management Sciences (Finance)
Business Administration (Finance)

Department of Technology Management

Information Technology Management
Management Sciences (Technology Management)

Faculty of Shariah & Law

The Faculty of Shariah and Law is a distinctive center of learning in South Asia, which gives good quality of education of Law, Shariah, Jurisprudence, and Fiqh through highly qualified teachers. This is the only Law Faculty that has twenty-four academicians holding a Ph.D. degree in various fields of Shariah & Law, most of them got their degrees of doctorates from the top best universities of the world.

Department of Law

Human Rights Law
International Trade Law
International Law
Corporate Law

Department of Shari‘ah

Shari’ah (Muslim Family Law)
Shari’ah (Islamic Commercial Law)
Shari’ah (Islamic Law & Jurisprudence)
Shari’ah & Law
Islamic Banking & Finance

Faculty of Social Sciences

Faculty of Social Science offers a variety of programs related to Social Sciences, through which students will learn to think critically and argue in response. Students will get major job-related skills in methods of data analysis, research, and interpretation. They will understand how cultural, economic, political, psychological, and social phenomena affect human behavior. They will gain the necessary knowledge, including theoretical as well as practical to live an informed life and to change communities and the world to a better place.

Department of Anthropology


Department of Education

ProgramsBS/B.Ed (4 years)M.A/M.EdMS/M.PhilPhD

Department of History and Pakistan Studies 

Pakistan Studies

Department of Islamic Art and Architecture

Islamic Art and Architecture

Department of Media and Communications Studies

Media & Communication

Department of Sociology


Department of Politics and International Relations

Political Science
International Relations

Department of Psychology


IIUI has a variety of scholarships for deserving candidates with the availability of funds. Financial aid is provided to the deserving and the needy students. Students will be selected on the basis of the authentic information provided. Providing false information will result in the cancellation of the admission. Scholarships include,

1. Pakistan Bait-ul-Mal Scholarship for Fresh Students
2. HEC Need-Based Scholarship
3. Mobility Grants with South Asia and Iran
4. Turkish Scholarships
5. EHSAAS Scholarship programs    

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International Islamic University (IIUI) is one of the renowned international universities holding a good position in the field of research in the various disciplines of science and IT. It comes among top public sector universities and the faculty members have a lot of publications with a good impact factor in the best journals of the world. Insight is a new interdisciplinary quarterly journal focused on faith studies that aim to publish refereed articles dealing with different aspects of life influenced by the Islamic Faith covering various branches of knowledge.

Seminars and Workshops at International Islamic University (IIUI) make individuals grow mentally and knowledge-wise too. The students get to know about diverse aspects of different fields. Students expand their knowledge, skills, and build confidence in them.
– A Panel Discussion and Interactive session on “Capacity Building, Innovation, and Commercialization of Microelectronics in Pakistan ” was organized on 7th April 2020.
– A workshop on “Design Optimization of Solar Cell in Solar Cell Capacitance Software” was conducted on 2nd December 2018.
– 3rd International Conference on Distance and E-learning (ICDEEL-2020) was held on 30th September 2020.