Aga Khan University, Karachi

 Private Sector Ι Chartered by Government of Pakistan

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The Aga Khan University is an independent research university with its primary campus in Karachi, Pakistan, with additional campuses and training programs in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, United Kingdom, and Afghanistan. The AKU has inaugurated a medical college and a teaching hospital on a 65-acre land in Karachi. The university by the passage of time expanded, in the year 1993. It inaugurated the Institute for Educational Development, Pakistan, in the year 2004.  It entrenched a teaching hospital in Nairobi and the year 2016 another one in Dar es Salaam.


Aga Khan University is pledged to the development of human capacities via discovery and circulation of knowledge, and application through service. It pursues to develop individuals for constructive and ideal leadership roles, and constructing public and private policies, through power in excellence and research in education, all committed to providing meaningful beneficiation to the society.


The Aga Khan University is affiliated with the Higher Education Commission, Pakistan Medical and Dental Council, College of American Pathologists, and Joint Commission.

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Admissions in AKU are strictly merit-based and our university is very selective in choosing the students, but the university does not discriminate on gender, national origin, and faith.  The selection​n of candidates process differentiates between different academic programs, but the same criteria for all the programs include fluency in the English language, prior academic performance, critical reasoning skills, attitude, and leadership potential.​

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The Aga Khan Foundation offers a finite number of scholarships every year for postgraduate studies to genius students from developing countries who have no other way of financing their studies. Scholarships are provided on a 50% grant and   50% loan basis through a ruthless application process every year.

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