Facilities and Infrastructure

IBA, Karachi has two campuses: main and city campus. Situated at the University of Karachi, IBA main campus is spread over 23 acres of land for educational facilities, 22.5 acres of residential complex and 4.5 acres of boys' hostel, adding up to 50 acres of land. IBA city campus situated at Kayani Shaheed Road, Garden Road spreads over 3.5 acres which makes a total of 53.5 acres of land for both the campuses.

The expansion of IBA over the years has been due to the developmental strategy, introduction of new programs and the hiring of qualified faculty. The institute has planned to establish two additional satellite centers/campus in North Nazimabad Town and Defence Housing Authority.

Both existing campuses have undergone a major revamp since 2008. It includes refurbishment of some buildings and addition of some new state-of-the-art buildings. The development of new facilities and infrastructure at both the campuses includes construction of 10 new multi-storied buildings comprising of academic blocks, one specially designed building for the Center for Entrepreneurship Development, Student Center Complex with indoor sports, an auditorium, technology building housing a disaster recovery for ICT, Martin Dow Clinic, a 14-storied multipurpose Aman Tower and three hostel buildings. Additionally, five ancillary support buildings have been constructed including central power building, sewerage treatment plant, stores. Eleven existing buildings were remodeled, expanded and refurbished as part of the development strategy. IBA had 47 functioning buildings in 2017 and 29 in 2000 as a result of revamping of facilities and infrastructure. The covered area under instructional, administrative and amenities space has correspondingly increased from almost 230,000 sq.ft. to 696,000 sq. ft. Read More

Facilities and Infrastructure

Library

Library supports teaching, learning and research at the institute by acquiring relevant resources and proactively offering new services pivotal to foster learning. The library system consists of two libraries, one at each campus. Library regularly updates its collections with latest learning materials that include books, e-books, case studies, electronic databases and indigenous
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Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Infrastructure and services

The Information and Communication Technology department provides ICT services to both the campuses – main and city – hostels and staff town, serving a total of around 4,000 users on-and-off campus including a sizeable number of alumni. The principal aim of the ICT department is to bring state-of-the-art technology at IBA, provide essential services and promote automation and meet the end user's requirements of all communication that includes internet, email, distance learning (video conferencing), unified communications (VoIP) etc. Read More

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Facilities and Infrastructure

Placement Services

IBA Career Development Center (CDC)

The Career Development Center (CDC) at the IBA is dedicated to facilitate students, graduating classes and alumni in the overall process of self-evaluation, creating awareness about career opportunities, conducting career assessments and guidance, assisting in career development and job search, increasing the employability of IBA's graduating students, developing strong and tangible linkages between employers and the IBA graduates, and supporting the IBA alumni in their career progression. Its main focus lies in building long-term relationships with corporate, social and public sector organizations within Pakistan and also with international employers.
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Transport

IBA facilitates the commute of its students between both the campuses via a daily shuttle service offered during multiple slots during the day. IBA also provides a transport service for students – who wish to avail it – coming from different areas of the city. Moreover, both campuses are easily accessible via public transport. Both campuses have adequate parking space to accommodate
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Facilities and Infrastructure

Cafeterias

The IBA cafeterias at the main and city campuses cater to the needs of the institute's populace with hygienic meals, snacks and refreshments that are available at affordable rates. Primary cafeteria facilities at the main campus can be found at the Alumni Students' Center in the form of a Pepsi dining hall with several food outlets. The cafeterias at the Aman CED and the Adamjee Block
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Student Residences

The IBA provides residential facilities for out-of-town full time IBA students. The hostel is spread over an area of 1.75 acres with lush green lawns and is a short walk from the IBA main campus. At present, 337 full time students are availing the facilities and residential resources provided by the hostel. The infrastructure comprises of 251 single rooms, 7 double rooms rooms and 4 dormitories
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Gymnasium

Gymnasium

The facility of gym is available for IBA students, staff, faculty and alumni in both main and city campuses. These gyms are well equipped with different workout machines enabling users to select a variety of workout plans. Moreover, the gym instructor educates users about fitness and provides training to strengthen and maintain their physical health. Additionally, gym equipment for visiting faculty residence and girls' hostel has been procured for future development.