23 years of Riphah Excellence

23 Years of Riphah

Riphah University is a private university chartered by the Federal Government of Pakistan in 2002. It was established with the mindset to produce professionals with Islamic moral and ethical values along with quality academic skills. Sponsored by a not-for-profit trust, namely Islamic International Medical College Trust, Riphah University currently has 7 faculties and various academic departments and an overseas project, namely RAK College of Dental Sciences in UAE. The University is currently working on establishing its campus in Mauritius.

The Institute is committed to generating, disseminating, and preserving knowledge, and to working with others to bring this knowledge to bear on the world’s great challenges. Riphah University is dedicated to providing its students with an education that combines rigorous academic study and the excitement of discovery with the support and intellectual stimulation of a diverse campus community.

Riphah University believes in the establishment of State of the Art Educational Institutions with a focus on inculcating Islamic Ethical Values. Having Campuses in Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Lahore, Faisalabad and UAE, Riphah University has strived to achieve the aim of imparting world class education while encouraging research and intellectual growth in the country. As a result, Riphah has played a key role in setting high standards of academics and producing professionals who can compete with counterparts from any university across the world.  

Presently, Mr. Hassan Muhammad Khan is the Chancellor of the University. Prof. Dr Anis Ahmed, an eminent scholar of international repute and an educationist of distinction is the founding Vice Chancellor of the University. Board of Governors and the Academic Council are the highest policy making bodies of the University.

Vice Chancellor is the Chief Executive and Academic Officer of the University.

Riphah University, Islamabad was included in the ‘W’ category universities by the HEC of Pakistan in 2005 and soon was included in the top five universities in the private sector who qualify to receive research grants from the Government of Pakistan. Recently, Riphah is ranked at the second position among all the private national universities of general category. Further, the Quality enhancement of the university got first position among the private sector ‘W’ category universities of the country according to HEC.

Riphah is the first university of the country that has been certified under ISO 9001: 2008 standard, announced by UK based Lloyd’s register, which is one of the top global independent risk management & safety assurance organizations.

Riphah University believes in excelling in development of a holistic value based research with integration of Universal Islamic Values and Pakistan Ideology in order to produce dynamic human beings. Besides that, Riphah believes in playing leadership roles at national & international levels in systematic reform (islah), transformation (tazkiyah), creation of tolerance &forbearance (sabr, istiqamah) & innovative solutions (ijtihad) for social change.

The Riphah Social Welfare Department was initiated to create a caring & integrated system of social development services that facilitate human development and helps to improve the quality of life here and Hereafter.

The department ensures the provision of comprehensive, integrated, sustainable social services to help reduce vulnerability and poverty, promote productive volunteerism, and create an enabling environment for social uplift program. Plus, the RSWD is working efficiently in providing healthcare services to marginalized communities, plays a major part in providing disaster response, relief and rehabilitation, liaison with humanitarian organizations and creating awareness regarding healthcare and disaster preparedness.

Riphah University has the distinction of having international collaborations in UK, USA, Malaysia, Yemen, Kuwait, Mauritius and Azerbaijan.

The University is spread across five different locations in Islamabad and Rawalpindi.  The main campus in sector I-14 has Faculty of Engineering & Applied Sciences, Computing & Social Sciences, whereas the city campus in Sector G-7 boast of the institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Islamic International Dental College and Riphah College of Rehabilitation Sciences (Male).

Riphah opened its first state of the art campus in Lahore in 2012. Currently, the Lahore Campus is offering more than 25 programs in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Rehabilitation Sciences, Management Sciences, Computing, Engineering and Social & Applied Sciences.

Currently Lahore Campus has more than 1800 students in Undergraduate & Postgraduate programs including 22 Ph.D programs.

Highly qualified faculty, latest lab facilities, rehabilitation center, lecture halls and conducive training environment are some of the key features why Riphah is regarded as a top notch institution in Pakistan.

The Faisalabad Campus is a purpose built campus spread over 3 acres of land. Around 26 departments are imparting high quality education to more than 2000 students with focus on Islamic Ethical Values.

The Ras Al Khaimah College of Dental Sciences in Ras Al-Khaimah, was founded in 2007 to impart professional education of international standard to its students.

Riphah University has some leading hospitals affiliated with it.

The IIMCT Pakistan Railways Hospital is a true general hospital for railway employees. It provides rich teaching material for both undergraduate and postgraduate students.

The Riphah International Hospital comprises of separate male and female wards, children wards, medical ward, consultants, OPD, General OPD, Emergency, Surgical, Gynae and Paeds departments.

The Islamic International Dental College was established in 2001 providing services in Operative/Conservative Dentistry, Prosthodontics, Orthodontics, Periodontology and Oral &Maxillofacial surgery.

The Hearts International Hospital is equipped with the best medical technology and contains all types of departments for health and care.

We at Riphah believe in smooth operations by evolving latest tools and techniques. Some of the notable faculties of Riphah University are Integrated Modular, Faculty of Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Management Sciences, Faculty of Computing & Media Sciences, Faculty of Information Security, Faculty of Mathematics & Statistics, Faculty of Physics, Faculty of Public Policy, Faculty of Social Sciences, NC UK, and Health Care Improvement & Safety.


To ensure a healthy and a competitive environment for its students, Riphah University provides State of the Art communication Infrastructure to meet the requirements of the networking. In addition all the campuses and hostels are linked via high speed internet. In addition there is a cafeteria, a book shop, five libraries and two Learning Resource Centers, separate hostels for boys and girls and transport system to facilitate the movement of the students effectively. The Virtual Learning environment ensures quick and online academic services.

Riphah FM 102.2 was established to impart education, information and entertainment keeping in mind the moral and the ethical values.

Riphah International University is committed to realization of State of the Art institutions in various areas of learning in Pakistan and abroad to translate its mission.

The Quality Enhancement Cell was established in 2009 by HEC with a mandate to monitor the quality of education. Thus, it can be safely said that Riphah University is one of the most highly rated institutions as far as imparting quality education is concerned.

Delivering excellence in the field of research is another forte of Riphah University. The Office of Research, Innovation & Commercialization endeavors to generate, promote, coordinate and sustain World Class Research & Educational Initiatives.

RARE is dedicated to inculcate quality research, scientific investigation, and quality assurance in research, curriculum development and integration of Islamic Ethical Values.

At Riphah, We believe that sustained hard work provides the underpinning for the socio-economic development of a nation. 

It seeks to accomplish this mission as a unified institution with cutting-edge research, a modern and rigorous curriculum and socially responsible outreach to the nation and region.