Bahria University

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Bahria University
Latin: Universidad Naval
Motto in English Committed to Excellence in Higher Education
Established 2000 (2000)
Type Public
Chancellor President of Pakistan
Vice-Chancellor Asif Sandila
Rector Shahid Iqbal
Registrar M Javed Khan
Students 10100+[1]
Undergraduates 8000+
Postgraduates 2000+
Location Islamabad, Pakistan
Campus Urban area
Colours Navy, white        
Nickname 'BU', 'BUIC', 'BUKC', 'BULC', 'BUMDC'
Mascot Anchor
Affiliations HEC, PEC, ACU
Website www.bahria.edu.pk

Bahria University (Urdu: بحریہ یونیورسٹی‎; or BU), is a public research university primarily located in Islamabad, Pakistan.[2] The university maintains campuses in Karachi and Lahore.

Established by the Pakistan Navy in 2000, its status is granted as civilian. It offers programmes in undergraduate, post-graduate, and doctoral studies.[3] Its research is directed towards the development of engineering, philosophy, natural, social, and medical sciences. The university is one of the top institution of higher learning in the country and secured its ranking in among country's top ten and most notable universities in "general category" by the HEC, as of 2013.[4] The university is a member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities of the United Kingdom.[5]

The university research institutes offer scientific research in the development of medical, environmental, natural sciences as well as in the engineering and philosophy.[6]

Bahria University Headquarters, Islamabad.

History[edit]

Bahria University Islamabad campus

Bahria University has its genesis in Bahria Colleges and Bahria Institutes of Management and Computer Sciences which were established by the Pakistan Navy in the 1980s and 1990s in Islamabad and Karachi. These institutes and colleges were affiliated with Peshawar University to conduct Bachelor and Master Degree programmes in the disciplines of Business Management and Computer Sciences.

Bahria University offers Bachelor and higher degree programmes. It produces professionals in areas like Electronics & Telecommunication, Electrical, Computer Sciences, Software Engineering, Business Management, Earth & Environmental Sciences, Medical and Health Sciences, Professional Psychology, Social Sciences and Law.

The growth and policies of university are governed by its Board of Governors comprising senior naval officers and representatives of the Ministry of Finance, the Ministry of Education and the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan. Chief of the Naval Staff is the Chairman Board of Governors as well as Pro-Chancellor of the University.[7]

Campuses[edit]

The university has campuses in multiple locations in Pakistan. The Headquarter of the university is in Islamabad consisting of 3 blocks (OC , NC and XC) including a luxurious girls hostel.The other main campuses are in Lahore and Karachi.[8]

  • Bahria University Headquarters, Islamabad
  • Bahria University Islamabad Campus
  • Bahria University Karachi Campus
  • Bahria University Lahore Campus
  • Institute of Professional Psychology, Karachi
  • National Center for Maritime Policy Research, Karachi
  • Bahria University Medical & Dental College, Karachi
Bahria University Karachi campus
Bahria University Lahore Campus

Affiliated colleges[edit]

Bahria University is the awarding body for the following affiliated institutions:[9]

International linkages[edit]

Bahria University has signed Memorandum of understanding with the following 21 international universities:[10]

Degrees offered[edit]

Bahria University offers the following undergraduate and postgraduate degrees at its constituent units:[11]

Management Sciences[edit]

  • Bachelor of Business Administration
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Business Administration (Maritime)
  • Master of Business Administration (At Weekend)
  • MBA (Pharmaceutical Business Management)
  • Post Graduate Diploma (Pharmaceutical Business Management)
  • MPhil (Management Sciences)
  • PhD (Management Sciences)

Electrical Engineering[edit]

Computer & Software Engineering[edit]

Computer Sciences[edit]

Earth and Environmental Sciences[edit]

Professional Psychology[edit]

Humanities and Social Sciences[edit]

Medical and Dental Sciences[edit]

Department of Law[edit]

  • [[LLB] Bachelor of Law]

Sports[edit]

The university helps its students to participate in national and university level sports.[12]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bahria University Introduction". Retrieved 2012-01-21. 
  2. ^ "Bahria University". Google maps. Retrieved 18 September 2013. 
  3. ^ "Bahria University Introduction". Bahria University Introduction. Retrieved 18 September 2013. 
  4. ^ "HEC rankings". HEC rankings. 
  5. ^ "ACU Members". ACU. 
  6. ^ "Research and Development in Bahria Unviersity". Research and Development in Bahria University. Retrieved 18 September 2013. 
  7. ^ "Bahria University History". www.bahria.edu.pk. Retrieved 2012-01-22. 
  8. ^ "Bahria University Constituent Units". www.bahria.edu.pk. Retrieved 2012-02-18. 
  9. ^ "Bahria University Affiliated Units". Retrieved 2012-08-02. 
  10. ^ "Bahria University Linkages". Retrieved 2012-08-02. 
  11. ^ "Bahria University Courses". Retrieved 2012-01-21. 
  12. ^ Sports Office, Bahria University.

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