Jinnah University for Women

Jinnah University of Woman
Motto in English
Enter to learn and go to serve
Type Private
Established 1986 (1986)
Chancellor Wajeehuddin Ahmed[1]
Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr. Naeem Farooqui[2]
Academic staff
Administrative staff
Students 5500+[3]
Location Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan
24.925144, 67.029912
Campus Urban
Colours Cerulean, Grey        
Nickname JUW
Affiliations HEC
Website www.juw.edu.pk

The Jinnah University for Women (JUW) (Sindhi: جناح يونيورسٽي فار وومين) is a private research university in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan.[4] It is an all-woman university and is the first women's university in the country.[3]

Established as a post-graduate college, its status as full-fledged university was upgraded in 1998 the Sindh Assembly.[3] Major financial endowment and funding are managed by the Anjuman-e-Islam Trust.[3] The university offers undergraduate, post-graduate, and doctoral programmes in science, arts, humanities, and general studies. As of 2010, the university was ranked among top institution of higher learning in "general category" by the HEC.[3]


The Jinnah University campus is divided into five blocks — Block A, Block B, Block C, Block D, Block E — and Admissions section. These blocks include an auditorium with the capacity of 400 persons, lecture halls, classrooms, laboratories, museums, faculty rooms and seminar libraries. The university is in Nazimabad, Karachi.[5]


  1. "Chancellor of JUW". Chancellor of JUW. Archived from the original on 7 April 2014. Retrieved 1 April 2014.
  2. "Vice Chancellor of JUW". Vice Chancellor of JUW. Archived from the original on 7 April 2014. Retrieved 1 April 2014.
  3. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 "Introduction of JUW". JUW. Archived from the original on 28 February 2014. Retrieved 1 April 2014.
  4. Staff editor. "Location of the University". JUW Press. JUW Press. Retrieved 1 April 2014.
  5. - Profile of Jinnah University for Women

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