DHA Suffa University – Imparting World Class Higher Education

DHA Suffa UniversityDHA Karachi, after making great strides in providing superior educational facilities and high quality living environment, has now ventured into imparting world class higher education in Engineering, Medical, Management and Applied Sciences. The DHA Suffa University (DSU) has been established at its purpose built campus in the secure and peaceful environment of Phase VII (Ext). It has the Charter granted by the Sindh Government. The vision for DSU is to become a globally recognized seat of higher education and research extending the frontiers of knowledge and contributing significantly in nation building.

The name “Suffa” is derived from that rectangular platform in Prophet’s Mosque, where some companions of the Holy Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) spent most of their time acquiring knowledge from him. It is meant to generate the same thirst for knowledge amongst the faculty and the students of Suffa University, enabling them to achieve highest standards in teaching, learning and research.

Dr Ishrat ul Ibad, Governor Sindh, is the Patron and Lieutenant General Muhammad Ijaz Chaudhry, HI(M), Commander 5 Corps and President Executive Board, DHA is the Chancellor of the University. The Board of Governors (BOG) of Suffa University comprises academicians, researchers, industrialists, policy makers and mangers of highest repute to help make DSU a University which has strong commitment to research, exhibiting excellence in teaching, practicing modern educational methodologies and creating an innovative and vibrant academic body with highest ethical standards. The BOG of DSU includes eminent scholars like Prof Dr Atta ur Rehman, former Chairman Higher Education Commission (HEC), Dr Javaid R Laghari, the serving Chairman of HEC, Prof Dr Muhammad Qaiser, Vice Chancellor, Karachi University and Prof Dr Muzzaffar Mahmood, Pro-Vice Chancellor, NED University of Engineering & Technology.

DSU is inducting top of the line faculty in Pakistan. Prof Dr Zubair Ahmed Shaikh, former Director NU-FAST, has joined as Dean while Prof Dr Athar Mahboob, a renowned Information Security Specialist from NUST, Prof Dr Kamran Siddiqui from IBA and Prof Dr Johar Khurshid Farooqi from NUST have joined as HODs.

DHA Suffa University, DHA Karachi

DHA Suffa University will be a state of the art and one of the most modern universities providing higher education comparable to the leading universities of the world. It will enter into collaboration with high ranking international universities for the student and faculty exchange programs. DSU will integrate its HEC approved curricula with the Online courses offered by top ranking universities i.e. Harvard, Stanford, MIT and Cornell. The students passing such courses will be given credits in their course work. The services of highly qualified foreign faculty from renowned universities will be acquired to teach specialized subjects both physically at DSU campus and through video teleconferencing arrangement.

Strong linkages and strategic partnerships will be established with international concerns like Microsoft, Google, IBM, CISCO, Nokia, Blackberry and local industries (Unilever, ICI, Engro etc.) and leading software houses like Axact for research collaboration, internship and placement of DSU students.

DHA Suffa University is the first private sector university, and the third after NED and NUST, to launch BE program in Mechanical Engineering in Karachi. It is the first university in Pakistan to offer Electrical Engineering programs in all the four streams of Electrical Engineering in accordance with the latest 2012 version of HEC curriculum of Electrical Engineering. The students specializing in any one of the four streams i.e. Electronic, Power Systems, Telecom and Computer Systems will get the same BE degree in the mother discipline of “Electrical Engineering”.

The University will start MS and PhD programs in Engineering disciplines from the year 2013. The next significant milestone will be the launching of MBBS and BDS programs for which the upcoming Creek Medical Complex in DHA, Phase VIII will act as the Teaching Hospital.

The DHA Suffa University is an equal opportunity institution with no discrimination on the basis of status, gender, religion, caste, language and region. Merit is the sole criteria for admission, employment, academic and career progression. The University encourages and facilitates students from rural areas and foreign countries to study at DSU on open merit.

DHA Suffa University, DHA Karachi


DG-78, Off Khayaban-e-Tufail, Phase-VII (Extn), DHA, Karachi.


Tel: +92 21 32084377, +92 21 35244851-4
Fax: +92 21 35244255
Email: info@dsu.edu.pk
Website: www.dsu.edu.pk

News published by Defence Housing Authority, Karachi.

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