Islamia University of Bahawalpur (IUB) has achieved 11th ranking among all the universities of the country while stands at 6th in research grants among 21 universities of Punjab. According to the university spokesman Shahzad Ahmad Khalid, the university has improved drastically during last 15 years in collaboration with Higher Education Commission.
Today, student enrollment has exceeded 19,000 which was standing at 7,850 in 2002. Similarly, now the university’s faculty is 628 in comparison to 230 in 2002. The tally of PhD faculty members has also swelled to 305 against 65 some 15 years ago.—APP