Riphah International University

Riphah International University (RIU) is committed to a holistic and integrated approach in education. We want to build total human personality of our youth with concern for the welfare of humanity. A value based education alone, in our view can produce a generation of dynamic, committed and progressive, leaders and builders of the Ummah. RIU as a private institute observes the guidelines set by the Higher Education Commission and works within the framework of education policy and regulations formulated by the Federal Government from time to time. Riphah International University is committed to quality education and training with high priority for research and development. It makes use of modern teaching methodologies and techniques.


President of Pakistan is the patron of Riphah International University. Maj. Gen Mohammad Zulfiqar Ali Khan TI(M), SBt. (Retd) is the founding Chancellor of RIU. The Board of Governors includes representatives, the Federal Government and the sponsoring body of RIU i.e. IIMC-T.


The Riphah International University has following faculties/institutes with undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate programs:

    Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences
  • Islamic International Medical College
  • Islamic International Dental College
  • Riphah College of Rehabilitation Sciences
  • Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Islamic International Medical College
  • Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Riphah Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Faculty of Engineering and Applied Sciences
  • Islamic International Engineering College
  • Faculty of Computing
  • Riphah Institute of Informatics
  • Faculty of Management Sciences
  • Riphah School of Leadership
  • Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities
  • Riphah Institute of Media Sciences
  • Department of Basic Studies

Riphah International University is recognized and accredited by the following authorities:

  • Charter by the Federal Government of Pakistan
  • Higher Education Commission (HEC)
  • Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC)
  • Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC)
  • Pharmacy Council of Pakistan (PCP) [Accreditation in Process]
  • National Computing Education Accreditation Council (NCEAC)
  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Vice Chancellors Committee of Pakistan (VCCP)
  • World Health Organization (WHO) & FAIMER Registration
  • Associate Member of International Association of Medical Regulatory Authorities, USA
  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons (RCPS), United Kingdom, Department of Ophthalmology as an Accredited Examination Centre for the FRCS Part-I & Part-II Ophthalmology (Theory) Examinations.
  • College of Physicians and Surgeons of Pakistan (CPSP) has granted full accreditation for imparting training leading to FCPS Part-II in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Anaesthesiology.
  • College of Physicians and Surgeons of Pakistan (CPSP) has also recognized for imparting training leading to FCPS Part-II in Medicine, Surgery, Paediatrics, and Physiology.
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Incorporation, IEEE Student Branch Charter Certificate.

The RIU has been making concerted efforts to broaden the base of its research and development activities through collaboration with national and international organizations/ institution of repute. On this front RIU has signed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the following organizations / institutions.

  • Kulliyah of Medicine (International Islamic university, Malaysia) with Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences (Riphah International University, Islamabad) on 16-12-2003
  • Arab open University (Bahrain Branch) on 28-03-2004
  • Kulliyah of Engineering (International Islamic University, Malaysia) with Faculty of Engineering and Applied Sciences (Riphah International University) on 28-03-2004 Zarqa Private University, Jordan on 18-07-2004
  • Medical College of Northwest Minorities University, China on 25-09-2004
  • The Islamic Hospital Amman, Jordan on 01-12-2004
  • Federation of Islamic Medical Associations (FIMA) on 01-12-2004
  • Fachhocheschule Brandenburg university, Germany 10-11-2005
  • University of Bedfordshire, United Kingdom on 23-01-2007
  • Queen Mary University of London 7-03-2007
  • International Virtual Medical School (IVIMEDS), UK
  • University of Illinois, USA 5-08-08
  • HEJ Research Institute of Chemistry, University of Karachi
  • Lok Virsa Islamabad 10-09-2006
  • Associated Press of Pakistan Corporation 24-01-2007
  • PIQC Institute of Quality Lahore 13-05-2008
  • CECOS University of IT & Emerging Sciences, Peshawar, 19-06-2008
  • Institute of Bankers Karachi, 2008
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