Isra University (Education)

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2017-06-16 21:58:54Isra University
    
The university is owned by Isra Islamic Foundation, a non-profit organization, certified by Pakistan Centre for Philanthropy (PCP). The University is recognized and highly ranked by the Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan. In its short history of eighteen years, the University has grown from 30 students in the Fall Semester 1997 to more than 3500 students, at the present time. The University, currently offers more than 40 degree programs ranging from bachelor’s to Ph.D levels, in a wide variety of fields of study. [1] Isra University
  • Details
  • Motto:

    A Hallmark of the Future O' God, Increase my Knowledge. Facilitating Institutes of higher learning to serve as an Engine of Growth for the Socio-Economic Development of Pakistan.Who has taught (writing) by the Pen, has taught Man that which he Knew Not.

  • In Urdu:

    اسراء یونیورسٹی

  • Type:

    Private Education Institution public

  • Established:

    Isra University is a private university, legislated by the Isra University Act of 1997 (Sindh Act No. V of 1997), located in Hyderabad, Sindh, Pakistan.

  • Chancellor:

    Asadullah Kazi

  • Vice Chancellor:

    Ghulamqadir Kazi

  • Academic staff:

    355

  • Administrative staff:

    322

  • Students:

    12000+

  • Undergraduates:

    5200

  • Our Campusess:

    Hyderabad Campus, Karachi Campus, Islamabad Campus

  • Postgraduates:

    4800

  • Address:

    N-5

  • Location:

    Hyderabad, Sindh, Pakistan

  • Phone Number:

    +92 22 2030181

  • Headquarter:

    Hyderabad, Sindh, Pakistan

  • Email:

    admissions@isra.edu.pk

  • Campus:

    Karachi Campus, Hyderabad Campus, Islamabad Campus

  • Nickname:

    IU

  • Affiliation:

    Higher Education Commission of Pakistan

  • Website:

    https://isra.edu.pk/

CAREER

University Career
University Career
Isra University is owned by Isra Islamic Foundation (IIF), a non-profit organization, certified by Pakistan Centre for Philanthropy (PCP). The University is not only recognized but ranked very highly by the Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan. It spans across three campuses (Hyderabad, Karachi, and Islamabad) catering to over 5000 students. The University is offering more than 40 degree programs ranging from bachelors to doctorates in a wide variety of fields of study. At Isra University, we foster a collaborative culture where talented individuals can perform at their best. We value innovative thinking, diverse insights and we strive to offer an exceptional level of service to the community through our expertise and professionalism. To uphold our first class reputation, we are seeking competent individuals to fill the following open positions on immediate basis. Note that all positions carry competitive compensation and promise conducive work environment for growth. [2] University Career
Staff
Staff
The Governor of Sindh is the Patron of the University. The Isra University Act provides for a Board of Governors, which exercises general supervision over the affairs and management of the University. The Vice Chancellor, appointed by the Chancellor, is the principal executive and academic authority of the University. The Pro-Vice Chancellors, Deans of Faculties as well as several advisory and standing committees that include members from public and private sectors, assist the Vice Chancellor in the discharge of his duties. [3] The legal

VICE CHANCELLORS MESSAGE

Dear Students, Welcome to Isra University. I congratulate you on your successful completion of the entry requirements, and wish you all the best, during your stay with us. Isra University is chartered by the Government of Sindh, and is rated as one of the best private sector Universities of Pakistan. It is the first recognized University in the city of Hyderabad established in 1997. In its short history of eighteen years, the University has grown from 30 students in the Fall Semester 1997 to more than 3500 students, at the present time. The University, currently offers more than 40 degree programs ranging from bachelor’sto PhD levels, in a wide variety of fields of study such as computer, information and communication technology, engineering, business administration/management sciences as well as medical, nursing, dental sciences and rehabilitation sciences. All our programs of study are recognized by the concerned regulatory authorities. The University provides an excellent academic environment linked up with societal values, and synchronized by affection and self respect. It maintains harmony, discipline and strictly follows the academic calendar. We are blessed with knowledgeable, dedicated and distinguished academic as well as scientific and student friendly administrative staff. We are committed to preparing our students to work hard and acquire skills helpful for the construction of knowledge societies. There is no copy or self granted leave cultures, which are detrimental to the socio-economic development of the country. I hope that the University will live up to your expectations, and you will enjoy being with us.We are proud of our University and you too will be proud of being an Isra University Alumnus. [4]  CHANCELLOR’S MESSAGE

PROFILE OF LEADERSHIP

Chancellor

Prof. Dr. Asadullah Kazi, a gold medalist of the University of Sindh, holds master’s and doctoral degrees in engineering geology from the Imperial College of Science and Technology, London. He has over forty years of experience in application of geology to civil engineering practice. Besides working in the former SEATO Graduate School, and UNESCO, he has held senior faculty positions in national and international institutes of repute. He has published more than sixty five technical papers in refereed journals and conferences of international repute and participated in several conferences, seminars and symposia. He is listed in the internationally credited MARQUIS “Who is Who in Science and Engineering (1996)” and “Who is Who in the World (2001)”. He was declared, “Man of the year 2002” in education, by the South Asia Publications. He is listed in the “Top 100 Engineers (2008)” by the International Biographical Centre, England (U.K.). He is the Chancellor of Isra University. [5] IU  Chancellor

Vice Chancellor

Prof. Dr. Ghulamqadir Kazi, is an Ophthalmologist by profession. He obtained FRCS from Glasgow, FRC Ophth. from UK, and fellowship in Pediatric Ophthalmology from King Khalid Specialist Eye Hospital, Riyadh. He worked at senior teaching positions in King Faisal University, Dammam and taught at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. He has supervised dissertations, conducted research, published in refereed journals and participated in conferences, seminars and symposia. His major achievements are organization of Blindness Prevention Program at national and international levels and pioneering the establishment of Isra University. He has received citations and awards from various organizations. He was recognized as a distinguished Ophthalmologist by the Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology in the field of “Prevention of Blindness”. He was also honoured with “Outstanding Humanitarian Service Award” by the American Academy of Ophthalmology. He was also declared as the “Man of the year 2005” in the field of Medical Science by the South Asia Publications. He is the President of Isra Islamic Foundation, and also the Vice Chancellor of Isra University. [6] Vice Chancellor

Executive Director IIF

Mr. Saleem Kazi, is a graduate of the University of Sindh in economics. He successfully completed Registered Industrial Accountant Course from Canada in 1982 and later obtained MBA in Finance and Diploma in Architecture. He has more than thirty years experience in financial management, administration, and public relations. For the past 24 years, he has been successfully engaged in management of construction projects and has acquired in-depth knowledge of local material market as well as development and management of various activities designed to enhance the effectiveness of the strategic workforce in achieving organizational goals. He has completed Construction Management program conducted by NED University of Engineering and Technology and in Finance & Accounting for Non-Financial Executives conducted by Pakistan Institute of Management. He has been the driving force behind the architectural splendor, development and construction of Isra University Campuses. Presently he holds the positions of Director Finance and Director Planning & Development, Isra University. He is an Executive Director of Isra Islamic Foundation and is also incharge of the affairs of the Islamabad Campuses. [7] Executive Director, IIF

Pro Vice Chancellor Health Sciences Hyderabad

Dr. Abdul Ghani Kazi, holds Diploma in Anaesthesia from the Royal College of Surgeons and Royal College of Physicians of UK, and Ph.D. in Acupuncture from Singapore. He draws from a rich and diverse international experience of more than 35 years in Ireland, Saudi Arabia and Pakistan. He specializes in alternative medicine and pain relief. He setup and managed pain clinic in Security Forces Hospitals, Riyadh, KSA. He has several publications to his credit and has participated in several conferences and seminars. He is the Director of Isra University Hospital and Isra University Welfare Hospital. He is also an Executive Director of Isra Islamic Foundation. He is the Pro-Vice Chancellor, Health Sciences at Isra University, Hyderabad.

Pro Vice Chancellor Eng Manag Sciences Hyderabad

Dr. Hameedullah Kazi, is a computer engineering professional with extensive international experience in teaching, research and software development. He obtained Bachelor of Engineering (Electronics) from MUET, Jamshoro, and Master of Science in Electrical & Computer Engineering from Purdue University, USA and Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Science, School of Engineering & Technology at the Asian Institute of Technology in Thailand. He draws experience from a diverse background of working in the American telecom sector and software development industry as well as serving in key positions in the academia. He has presented and published research papers at premier conferences and in peer reviewed journals of world class repute. He also serves as a reviewer and editorial board member for several international conferences and journals. He is an HEC approved supervisor for Ph.D. in the discipline of engineering with specialization in Computer Engineering & Science. He is listed in Marquis Who’s Who in the World (2013). He has served as the Vice Dean, Faculty of Engineering, Science & Technology and as Director Student Affairs at the University. He also serves as the ISO Management Representative for the University. He is the Pro-Vice Chancellor, Engineering & Management Sciences at Isra University, Hyderabad.

Pro Vice Chancellor Karachi Campus

Prof. Dr. Ghulam Husain Siddiqi, holds doctoral degree in civil engineering from Texas Tech University, USA. He specializes in structural and computational mechanics. He has over forty years of experience in teaching, research and development, and engineering practice in Pakistan and abroad. He has more than twenty publications in refereed journals of international repute and participated in several conferences and seminars. His achievements include ‘Meritorious Technical Paper’ and ‘Noteworthy Contribution to Civil Engineering’ Awards from American Society of Civil Engineers. He is also a co-author of ‘Seismic Design Criteria for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’ and ‘Guidelines for Design of Reinforced Concrete Buildings in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’. He has served as the Director of Research, Extension & Advisory Services of Isra University. He is the Pro-Vice Chancellor, Isra University, Karachi Campus.

Pro Vice Chancellor Islamabad Campus

Prof. Dr. Altaf Ali G. Shaikh, has an M.Sc in Electronics from University of Sindh, Jamshoro. He completed his MS in Nuclear Physics in 1979 and Ph.D. in Semi Conductor Physics in 1983 from George August University, Goettingen, Germany. With over 38 years of teaching, research and administrative experience, he has served as a faculty member and Professor at the University of Sindh, Jamshoro and Scientific Assistant at the George August University, Goettingen, Germany. He served as Secretary of the Board of Intermediate Education, Karachi (1990-1992) and Secretary Board of Secondary Education, Karachi (1992-1996). He joined the former University Grants Commission (UGC) as Director General of Administration in 1996. He was given the additional charge of the Chairman, Federal Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education Islamabad in 1997. At UGC, he served in key posts such as Director General of Administration, Director General of Curriculum, Advisor Curriculum and Training. After the creation of Higher Education Commission, he served as Advisor Human Resource Development, Advisor Research & Development and Academics. Later he was promoted to the post of Member Academics in BPS-22. He is the Pro-Vice Chancellor, Isra University, Islamabad Campus.

Pro Vice Chancellor Health Sciences Islamabad Campus

Prof. Dr. Umar Ali Khan, is Professor of Physiology with over 21 years of teaching experience. After doing his MBBS from Nishtar Medical College, Multan he obtained his M.Phil from Postgraduate Medical Institute, Lahore, where he stood First. Later he completed his Fellowship in Physiology (FCPS) from College of Physicians & Surgeons of Pakistan. He has presented papers and participated in more than 100 National and International Conferences. He has more than 26 publications to his credit. He is Editor of Isra Medical Journal, Member of Editorial Board of Medical Teacher and Assistant Editor of Pakistan Journal of Physiology. He is also an approved Supervisor and Examiner for FCPS in Physiology. He is Executive Vice President, Association for Excellence in Medical Education, Secretary General, International Conference in Medical Education, Member, Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE), Member, International Association of Medical Science Educators (IAMSE), and Institutional Nominee for International Association for Medical Regulatory Authorities (IAMRA). He is the Pro-Vice Chancellor, Health Sciences at Isra University, Islamabad Campus.

Pro-Vice Chancellor Administration

Dr. Ahmed Waliullah Kazi, holds a doctoral degree in computer science from stony brook University, USA. He specializes in computer systems with particular focus on computer networks. He has an experience of over 10 years in teaching, research, and academic administration. He has been awarded with several scholarships and awards: HEC overseas scholarship for doctoral studies, academic fellowship for Master of Science at Asian Institute of Technology, silver medal for Bachelor of Computer Science at Isra University, and silver medal for Master of Computer Science at Isra University. He has presented and published in reputable international conferences. He is presently the Pro-Vice Chancelor, Administration at Isra University, Hyderabad.

Dean FMAMS

Prof. Dr. Nazir Ashraf Laghari,former Chariman and Head of the Department of Ophthalmology LUMHS, Jamshoro is an Opthalmologist by profession. He holds DO (England), FCPS (Pakistan), FRCS (Ireland), and FRCOphth (London). He established the Eye department at LUMHS, Jamshoro and brought the Ophthalmological Society of Pakistan (OSP) to Hyderabad. He has published more than 20 scientific research papers in national and international journals. He has actively participated, presented scientific work and attended international conferences on more than 60 occasions. He is a recipient of Meritorious Awards from the President of Pakistan and Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology. At present, he is Dean of the Faculty of Medicine & Allied Medical Sciences, and the Director of Isra Institute of Ophthalmology.

Dean FDAS

Prof.Dr. Abdul Qadir Khero,is a Professor of Maxillofacial Surgery with 23 years of teaching experience at LUMHS, Jamshoro. He is a BDS graduate of 1970 and holds MSC, Oral Pathology (London University) F.D.S.R.C.S (England) qualifications. He worked as professor of maxillofacial surgery for twenty years. He has more than 20 scientific presentations at national and international conferences. He worked in Isra University as Head of Dental surgery and Principal of Isra Dental College. At present he is the Dean of faculty of Dentistry at Isra University, Hyderabad.

Dean FEST and FCEMS

Prof. Dr. Mohammad Iqbal Bhatti,earned Ph.D degree in Electronic Communication Engineering from University of London, United Kingdom. He specialized in Electronics and Radio Engineering from University of Sindh. He possesses more than 40 years of teaching experience at graduate and post graduate levels. He has published more than twenty papers and participated in several conferences and seminars. He served Alfatah University, Tripoli Libya for more than four years. He worked as Pro-Vice Chancellor, University of Sindh, Jamshoro and served the Government of Sindh as Director Technical Education Sindh, where he introduced B.Tech (Pass) and B.Tech (Hons) Courses for the first time in Technical Education. He is the Dean of Faculty of Engineering, Science & Technology as well as the Faculty of Commerce, Economics & Management Sciences at Isra University, Hyderabad.Prof. Dr. Mohammad Iqbal BhattiDean FES&T and FCE&MSEducation Sindh, where he first time in Technical Education. Technology as well as the Faculty Isra University, Hyderabad. [8] Dean FES&T and FCE&MS

BOARD OF GOVERNERS

Board of Governors

  1. Prof. Dr. Ghulamqadir Kazi (Chairman)
  2. Vice ChancellorChief Justice, Sindh High Court, Karachi
  3. or his NomineeChairman Higher Education Commission
  4. or his NomineeSecretary Education
  5. Government of Sindh, KarachiSecretary Health
  6. Government of Sindh, Karachi
  7. Prof. Dr. Ghulam Husain Siddiqi
  8. Pro-Vice Chancellor
  9. Isra University, Karachi Campus
  10. Dr. Abdul Ghani Kazi
  11. Pro-Vice Chancellor (Health Sciences)
  12. Isra University, Hyderabad Campus
  13. Dr. Hameedullah Kazi
  14. Pro-Vice Chancellor (Engineering & Management Sciences)
  15. Isra University, Hyderabad Campus
  16. Prof. Dr. Altaf Ali G. Shaikh
  17. Pro-Vice Chancellor (University Administration)
  18. Isra University, Islamabad Campus
  19. Prof. Dr. Umar Ali Khan
  20. Pro-Vice Chancellor (Health Sciences)
  21. Isra University, Islamabad Campus
  22. Prof. Dr. Nazir Ashraf Laghari
  23. Dean, FM&AMS
  24. Prof.Dr. Abdul Qadir Khero
  25. Dean, Faculty of Dentistry & Allied Sciences
  26. Prof. Dr. Muhammad Iqbal Bhatti
  27. Dean, Faculty of Engineering, Science & Technology

HYDERABAD CAMPUS

The campus is located 5 km away from the city centre, in the backdrop of agricultural land, on the national highway locally known as Hala Road. It is approachable by the fast moving Hyderabad by-pass, which is only 2 kilometers to the north of the Campus. Frequent public transport, operating along Hala Road, provides regular access to the Campus from the city centre, as well as nearby settlements on the outskirts of Hyderabad. The easily accessible and beautiful campuses provide services that create an academic environment of learning and intellectual growth. [9] HYDERABAD CAMPUS

KARACHI CAMPUS

The Karachi Campus is strategically located at 5 kms from Malir No. 15, Main Shahrah-e-Faisal. The beautiful and lush green campus houses the Al-Ibrahim Eye Hospital, Al-Tibri Medical College, Isra School of Optometry and Isra Postgraduate Institute of Ophthalmology. [10] KARACHI CAMPUS

ISLAMABAD CAMPUS

The Isra University Islamabad Campus is strategically located just behind Farash Town, Phase II, Islamabad. The lush green campus houses the Al-Nafees Medical College and Hospital, Isra School of Rehabilitation Sciences, Isra Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, and School of Engineering & Applied Sciences. The city campus is located in I-10, Islamabad. [11] ISLAMABAD CAMPUS

Programs

  1. Audiology BS
  2. Bio-medical B.TECH
  3. Business Administration BBA
  4. Business Administration AD Civil Technology B.TECH
  5. Computer Science BS
  6. Economics BS
  7. Electrical B.Sc.
  8. Electrical Technology B.TECH
  9. Electronics BS
  10. Electronics AD
  11. Electronics Technology B.TECH
  12. Medical Laboratory Technology B.Sc.
  13. Physiotherapy DPT
  14. Physiotherapy PPDPT
  15. Respiratory Therapy B.Sc.
  16. Software Engineering AD
  17. Speech & Language Pathology BS
  18. Telecommunication AD
  19. Vision Sciences BS
  20. Under Graduate Programs
  21. BS Islamic Studies
  22. Duration: 4 Years Program (8 Semesters)
  23. BS Sociology
  24. Duration: 4 Years Program (8 Semesters)
  25. BBA
  26. Duration: 4 Years Program (8 Semesters)
  27. BSCS
  28. Duration: 4 Years Program (8 Semesters)
  29. BSIT
  30. Duration: 4 Years Program (8 Semesters)
  31. BS Psychology
  32. Duration: 4 Years Program (8 Semesters)
  33. BS Mass Communication
  34. Duration: 4 Years Program (8 Semesters)
  35. BS Economics
  36. Duration: 4 Years Program (8 Semesters)
  37. BS Mathematics
  38. Duration: 4 Years Program (8 Semesters)
  39. BS English Language And Literature
  40. Duration: 4 Years Program (8 Semesters)
  41. Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com. Honors)s
  42. Duration: 4 Years Program (8 Semesters)
  43. BS Chemistry
  44. Duration: 4 Years Program (8 Semesters)
  45. BS Physics
  46. Duration: 4 Years Program (8 Semesters)
  47. DPT
  48. Duration: 5 Years Program (Annual)
  49. BS Civil Technology
  50. Duration: 4 Years Program (8 Semesters)
  51. BS Electrical Technology
  52. Duration: 4 Years Program (8 Semesters)
  53. BS Mechanical Technology
  54. Duration: 4 Years Program (8 Semesters)
  55. Graduate Programs
  56. MBA Regular
  57. Duration: 3.5 Years Program (7 Semesters)
  58. MBA Executive
  59. Duration: 2 Years Program (4 Semesters)
  60. M.Com
  61. Duration: 2 Years Program (4 Semesters)
  62. MSc IT
  63. Duration: 2 Years Program (4 Semesters)
  64. MSc Psychology
  65. Duration: 2 Years Program (4 Semesters)
  66. MA Mass Communication
  67. Duration: 2 Years Program (4 Semesters)
  68. MA Islamic Studies
  69. Duration: 2 Years Program (4 Semesters)
  70. MSc Sociology
  71. Duration: 2 Years Program (4 Semesters)
  72. MA English
  73. Duration: 2 Years Program (4 Semesters)
  74. MSc Mathematics
  75. Duration: 2 Years Program (4 Semesters)
  76. MSc Economics
  77. Duration: 2 Years Program (4 Semesters)
  78. MSc Sociology
  79. Duration: 2 Years Program (4 Semesters)
  80. For ADCP Classes are regular with placement and research 

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