IBA was established in 1956 with the help of USAID which requested Wharton School of Business which is one of the top ranked business school of USA to set up a business school in Pakistan. Initially IBA was affiliated with University of Karachi, but in 1994 was awarded the status of a University. In the 2012 HEC ranking, IBA was ranked as the No 2 business school of Pakistan behind LUMS.
IBA has a total of 1600 students combined in various disciplines.
IBA is located in Karachi and its address is
IBA has 80 full time and 85 part time faculty members both from academia and industry.
For Master of Business Administration – MBA (Morning Program) the student has to meet the following conditions for admission
Must have a bachelor’s degree (with a minimum of 60%) from recognized university
Minimum 2.5 out of 4.0 GPA
- 16 years of education is required.
- [Must have 2 years experience for MBA from 2010 onwards]
- The IBA also accepts holders of professional degrees (B.E., M.B.B.S., etc)
Admission is also offered in the evening programs as well.
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