Bahauddin Zakariya University


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Bahauddin Zakariya University History                                        

Bahauddin Zakariya University also known as BZU is a Pakistani public university located in the city of Multan. The university was established as Multan University in 1975 and is named after Hazrat Baha-ud-din Zakariya, a renowned Sufi saint. The university currently enrols over 35000 students.

Bahauddin Zakariya University Programs, Courses, and Schools

Bahauddin Zakariya University offers a wide range of programs at undergraduate and graduate levels. Some of the subjects include Economics, Education, Gender Studies, Sociology, Philosophy, Sports Sciences, Political Sciences, Crimnology, History, and Pakistan Studies.

Bahauddin Zakariya University also offers programs in Chemical Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Applied Biology, Arabic, islamic Studies, Management, Pharmacy, Bio-sciences, Livestock and Poultry, Law, Textiles, Soil Sciences, Entomology, Forestry, and Plant Pathology.

Bahauddin Zakariya University Campuses

Bahauddin Zakariya University has its primary campus located in the city of Multan in Pakistan with three smaller sub-campuses in Layyah, Vehari, and Lodhran. The Multan campus is largely urban and offers a range of student centric facilities and hostels for boys and girls.

Bahauddin Zakariya University comprises of number of buildings based on Islamic architecture influences. The buildings comprise of facilities such as laboratories, classrooms, lecture halls, common areas, dining options, libraries, and student study spaces.

Bahauddin Zakariya University Achievements

Bahauddin Zakariya University ha produced a number of graduates who have held or hold prominent positions in Media, Sciences, Politics and Government, and Business. Many graduates have served as Chief Ministers and Senior Journalists in renowned media houses.

Bahauddin Zakariya University is ranked amongst top 400 universities in the world in Young University Rankings 2020 published by Times Higher Education. The university is also ranked amongst top 350 universities in Asia in QS Asian Rankings.

Bahauddin Zakariya University USP

Bahauddin Zakariya University is renowned for its research capabilities and is counted amongst top universities in Pakistan for research. The university also boasts of a low student to faculty ratio of 34:1 in addition to smaller class sizes.

Bahauddin Zakariya University offers an affordable tuition fee structure and also offers a few scholarships to students. The university also receives a lot of endowments and funding from Pakistan Higher Education Commission (HEC) and US Aid.

Bahauddin Zakariya University Notable Alumni
Muhammad Imran Qadir (Pharmacologist), (Chief Minister of state of Punjab), Rauf Kalasra (Investigation Journalist), and Sohail Iqbal Bhatti(News anchor).

Bahauddin Zakariya University Application Requirements


Bahauddin Zakariya University Cost of studies


Undergraduate: PKR 40,000

Fees may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific fees.

Bahauddin Zakariya University Deadlines

Bachelors: August
Masters: August

Deadlines may vary for each program. Please visit the program page for specific requirements

Bahauddin Zakariya University Rankings


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1201 -1400
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351 -400
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