The Islamia University of Bahawalpur was established in the year 1975 by upgrading historical institute of the Jamia Abbasia. In the past for over three decades, the University has played a major role in furthering the nation’s social, cultural, business and economic development by providing highly skilled manpower.
The Islamia University of Bahawalpur continues to grow rapidly pursuing the vision of being an internationally recognized institution. This is being achieved through improvement in the academic and research policies and facilities; having strong presence in Southern Punjab, with an ever growing students community and diversified academic disciplines. The government is generously providing funds for development projects, scholarships and other incentives for students. These are positive endorsements to continued progress and ultimate goal of being recognized as one of the top academia in Pakistan.