Riphah International University

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Riphah International University
Established 2002 (2002)
Type Public
Chancellor President of Pakistan
Location Islamabad,  Pakistan
Campus Urban
Colours Blue, White        
Nickname Riphah
Affiliations HEC

Riphah International University (Riphah) is located at Islamabad, Pakistan. It was established on February 27, 2002 by the Islamic International Medical College Trust (IIMCT). The IIMCT was established in 1995 by Major General (R) Muhammad Zulfiqar Ali Khan and is a non-profit, non-political, non-sectarian welfare organization registered with the government of Pakistan. It is chartered by the Federal Government of Pakistan.[1]


The President of Pakistan is the patron of Riphah International University, while Major General Mohammad Zulfiqar Ali Khan is the first and founding chancellor. A board of governors represents the Federal Government and the IIMCT. Currently no students' union is allowed in the university.


There are four campuses of university.

  • Islamabad Main Campus (I-14, Hajj Complex)
  • Islamabad City Campus (7th Avenue)
  • Rawalpindi Campus (Al-Mizan)
  • Lahore Main Campus, Raiwind Road, Lahore
  • Lahore City Campus, Township, Lahore
  • PSRD Campus, 111-Ferozpur Road, Lahore
  • RAK (cods) UAE
  • Faisalabad satiana road campus


The university consists of several colleges with undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate programmes:

Quality Enhancement Cell[edit]

Quality Enhancement Cell (QEC) was established, in Riphah International University, in Oct 2009 by Higher Education Commission (HEC) with a mandate to monitor, quality of education, through, a well structured feedback mechanism. Since, its inception, QEC worked at high pace, created conducive environments to increase acceptability in the faculties towards QEC mechanism.

The primary objectives of QEC are.

  1. To maintain and continuously enhance academic standards
  2. To enhance student’s learning
  3. To verify that the existing programs meet their objectives and institutional goals
  4. To provide feedback for quality assurance of academic programs to the top management and HEC
  5. To prepare the academic programs for review by discipline councils

Being declared one of the best Quality Enhancement Cells in Pakistan by the Higher Education Commission, it is a progressive and dynamic organization of Riphah International University which is moving at a faster pace to achieve distinctions in Quality Circles.


  1. ^ Reference 1

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