IIU - International Islamic University

  • Location: Islamabad - Punjab     Pakistan
  • HEC Rank: 8 / 24 in category of General
  • Specialized Field: General
  • Institution Level: university
  • Gender Specification: Co-Education

About IIU

International Islamic University was created to produce scholar and practitioners with Islamic ideology, and who have character and personality conforms to the teachings of Islam, and who are capable to cater to the economic, social, political, technological and intellectual needs of the Muslim Ummah.

The University has an enrollment of over 22,000 students including 2200 Doctoral and Post-Graduate Students from more than 50 countries. IIU has exclusive campus for female students with enrollment of over 10,000.

Faculties and Institutes

Faculties and Institutes of IIU:
  • Basic and Applied Sciences
  • Arabic
  • Engineering & Technology
  • International Institutes of Islamic Economics
  • Islamic Studies (Usuluddin)
  • Languages and Literature
  • Languages and Literature
  • Management Sciences
  • Shariah & Law
  • Social Sciences


  • Al-Azhar University, Cairo, Egypt
  • Ummul Qura University, Makkah, Saudi Arabia
  • Islamic University, Madina, Saudi Arabia
  • Imam Muhammad Bin Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
  • King Abdul Aziz University, Jaddah, Saudi Arabia

Institutes , Academics and Centers

IIU is big setup a diversified but same vision and scope institutes are operated under one umbrella.
  • Iqra College of Technology
  • IIUI Schools
  • Islamic Research Institute
  • Iqbal Intl. Institute for Research & Dialogue
  • International Institutes of Islamic Economics
  • Institute of Professional Development
  • Dawah Academy
  • Shariah Academy
  • English Langu

Separate Classes for Female Students

IIU offers separate classes for female students in a full equipped and most modern campus. It is the only university in Pakistan which has facilities of higher learning for females students in an independent environment. A large number of female students come here for advanced studies from all parts of the world.

The Female Campus has 20 departments of the nine Faculties of the University, with a teaching staff more than 200 including 30 PhDs. Similarly, the number of students is about 6,589 in 2009. Being an international university, there are students from 45 countries who are enrolled, with the largest representation coming from China.

Multi-Cultural Environment

The University embraces students from around 52 countries of the world. Its multilingual, multiracial, and multicultural environment presents the true picture of the diversity of the Muslim Ummah. The University is indeed a symbol of global unity as it welcomes students from all over the world.


Merit criteria of admissions in International Islamic University is based on:

Undergraduate Admissions

Academics Qualification: 40%
Admission Test: 60% (Test is conducted and administered by IIU)

M.Sc. Eco/MBA/MS/Ph.D

Academics Qualification: 30%
Admission Test/NTS: 50%
Interview: 20%
Interview will be subject to passing test.
* In case of GRE Type test conducted by the university 70% marks will be required.
* Qualifying test & call for interview does not establish right to admission in any program.