University of Karachi: Statistics

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Rank Ranking
#2327 of 14,131 In the World
#690 of 5,830 In Asia
#6 of 175 In Pakistan
#2 of 34 In Karachi
#205 of 1,006 For Horticulture
Top50% For 19 other topics

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
4%
Enrollment
27,500
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Bachelor
Website
uok.edu.pk
Languages
English;Urdu

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate4%
Admissions RequirementsIntermediate or higher secondary certificate
Academic CalendarJanuary to December
Enrollment27,500
Full time employee650
Student:staff ratio42:1

Publications & Citations

Publications
8,269
Citations
103,565

University of Karachi majors

by publication & citation count

Biology
2,811 / 47,532
Chemistry
2,033 / 30,707
Medicine
1,456 / 16,143
Environmental Science
797 / 10,379
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
754 / 4,732
Engineering
566 / 6,704
Business
513 / 1,664
Biochemistry
495 / 9,775
Botany
455 / 11,791
Pharmacology
454 / 7,591
Organic Chemistry
432 / 8,860
Economics
423 / 2,323
Physics
415 / 4,097
Psychology
364 / 2,250
Computer Science
314 / 3,138
Demography
296 / 2,796
Materials Science
294 / 2,600
Radiochemistry
287 / 3,833
Nutrition and Food Science
230 / 4,242
Microbiology
203 / 3,889
Ecology
178 / 2,346
Horticulture
178 / 3,980
Political Science
174 / 181
Agricultural Science
173 / 3,395
Mathematics
173 / 1,203
Geography and Cartography
168 / 1,141
Social Psychology
156 / 894
Bioinformatics and Computational biology
138 / 1,898
Pharmacy
137 / 1,313
Oncology and Cancer research
131 / 1,350
Inorganic Chemistry
125 / 1,373
Investment Banking and Stock trading
121 / 624
Development Studies
108 / 799
Zoology
99 / 946
Chemical Engineering
95 / 1,174
Marketing
95 / 91
Sociology
93 / 369
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation
88 / 379
Finance
81 / 478
Environmental Chemistry
77 / 1,611

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 78 168
1992 69 177
1993 71 156
1994 59 201
1995 76 236
1996 54 253
1997 51 267
1998 65 298
1999 84 371
2000 78 360
2001 101 454
2002 132 652
2003 120 752
2004 130 890
2005 218 1258
2006 188 1595
2007 194 2075
2008 242 2689
2009 259 3195
2010 304 4281
2011 356 5195
2012 414 6545
2013 481 7567
2014 551 8560
2015 523 8589
2016 547 8252
2017 639 8753
2018 750 8842
2019 954 11157
2020 1073 14820
2021 908 18142

Tuition

Undergraduate
Local students $1,750
International students $1,750

Programs and Degrees

Programs Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities +
Business | Politics | Social Sciences +
Languages | Culture | Linguistics
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine +
Engineering | IT
Maths | Natural Sciences +
Bachelor's Degree Agricultural Business, Agriculture, Applied Chemistry, Applied Physics, Arabic, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Botany, Business Administration, Business and Commerce, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Computer Science, Criminology, Economics, Education, English, Food Science, Food Technology, Genetics, Geography, Geology, History, Indic Languages, Indigenous Studies, Information Sciences, International Relations and Diplomacy, Islamic Studies, Islamic Theology, Law, Library Science, Mass Communication, Mathematics, Medicine, Microbiology, Petroleum and Gas Engineering, Pharmacology, Pharmacy, Philosophy, Physical Education, Physics, Physiology, Political Sciences, Psychology, Public Administration, Social Work, Sociology, Special Education, Statistics, Teacher Training, Urdu, Visual Arts, Zoology
Master's Degree/ M. Phil Agricultural Business, Agriculture, Applied Chemistry, Applied Physics, Arabic, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Botany, Business Administration, Business and Commerce, Chemistry, Computer Science, Criminology, Economics, Education, English, Food Science, Food Technology, Genetics, Geography, Geology, History, Indic Languages, Indigenous Studies, Information Sciences, International Relations and Diplomacy, Islamic Studies, Islamic Theology, Law, Library Science, Mass Communication, Mathematics, Medicine, Microbiology, Petroleum and Gas Engineering, Pharmacology, Pharmacy, Philosophy, Physical Education, Physics, Physiology, Political Sciences, Psychology, Public Administration, Social Work, Sociology, Special Education, Statistics, Urdu, Zoology
PhD Agricultural Business, Agriculture, Applied Chemistry, Arabic, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Botany, Chemistry, Computer Science, Criminology, Education, English, Food Science, Food Technology, Geography, Geology, History, Indic Languages, Indigenous Studies, Information Sciences, International Relations and Diplomacy, Islamic Studies, Islamic Theology, Law, Library Science, Mass Communication, Mathematics, Medicine, Microbiology, Pharmacology, Pharmacy, Philosophy, Physics, Political Sciences, Psychology, Public Administration, Social Work, Sociology, Special Education, Statistics, Urdu, Zoology

University of Karachi alumni

  1. Abdul Qadeer Khan

    Abdul Qadeer Khan
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1936-2021 (aged 85)
    Occupations
    metallurgistacademicengineerphysicisttheoretical physicist
    Biography

    Abdul Qadeer Khan, NI, HI, FPAS, known as A. Q. Khan, was a Pakistani nuclear physicist and metallurgical engineer who is colloquially known as the "father of Pakistan's atomic weapons program".

  2. Tarek Fatah

    Tarek Fatah
    Born in
    Pakistan Flag Pakistan
    Years
    1949-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    journalistnon-fiction writerwritercolumnistpolitician
    Biography

    Tarek Fatah is a Pakistani-Canadian journalist and author. Fatah advocates LGBT rights, a separation of religion and state, opposition to sharia law, and advocacy for a "liberal, progressive form" of Islam. He calls himself "an Indian born in Pakistan" and "a Punjabi born into Islam" and is a vocal critic of the Pakistani religious and political establishment. To this end, Fatah has criticized the partition of India.

  3. Mamnoon Hussain

    Mamnoon Hussain
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1940-2021 (aged 81)
    Occupations
    politicianentrepreneur
    Biography

    Mamnoon Hussain was a Pakistani politician and industrialist who served as the 12th president of Pakistan from 2013 to 2018. He was first appointed Governor of Sindh in June 1999 by President Rafiq Tarar; but was removed from the post in October 1999 due to the 1999 military coup d'état. Hussain was then nominated for the presidency by the Pakistan Muslim League party (PML(N)) in July 2013 and was elected through an indirect presidential election. Hussain took over the presidency after an oath administered by the Chief Justice of Pakistan on 9 September 2013. Hussain maintained a low-key profile as President and his role was rarely seen in the nation's politics, although he was involved in a polio eradication program.

  4. Imran Nazar Hosein

    Imran Nazar Hosein
    Born in
    Trinidad and Tobago Flag Trinidad and Tobago
    Years
    1942-.. (age 80)
    Occupations
    Islamic scholarschool teacherphilosopherwriter
    Biography

    Imran Nazar Hosein is a Trinidadian and Tobagonian Islamic scholar, author and philosopher, who specializes in Islamic eschatology, world politics, economics, and modern socio-economic/political issues. He is the author of Jerusalem in the Qur'an and other books.

General info

Alternative names UoK
جامعہ کراچی
Founded 1950
Accreditation Higher Education Commission, Pakistan
Motto O my Lord! Advance me in Knowledge
Academic structure Faculty of Arts
Faculty of Engineering
Faculty of Islamic Studies
Faculty of Law
Faculty of Management and Administrative Sciences
Faculty of Medicine
Faculty of Pharmacy
Faculty of Science
Affiliations and memberships Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)

Location and Contacts

Address Main University Road
Karachi, Sindh, 75270
Pakistan
City population 14,910,000
Phone +92 (21) 9243 1317
Fax +92 (21) 924 3203

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