The Islamia University of Bahawalpur

Maximising educational opportunities while advancing personal and professional capabilities of students from diverse backgrounds.


The Islamia University of Bahawalpur was established in 1975 by upgrading the historical institute of the Jamia Abbasia to university status. Over the past three decades, the University has played a major role in furthering the nation’s social, cultural, business, and economic development by providing a highly skilled workforce.

With 58 academic departments, the university offers a wide range for programmes from bachelor through to doctoral level and has a strong presence in Southern Punjab.

The University is committed to excellence in teaching and research and is future focused developing new courses to meet changing needs. Graduates are playing a major role in the progress of Pakistan.