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