Hamdard University (Urdu: جامعہ ہمدرد) is an accredit private research university with multiple campuses in Karachi and Islamabad, Pakistan. The university was founded in 1991 by the renowned philanthropist Hakim Said and the Hamdard Foundation. Hamdard is the first and the oldest private institution of higher learning education in Pakistan. In Karachi alone, Hamdard University is the largest private research university Pakistan, with a campus area of over 350 acres.
Hamdard University's central library Bait-ul-Hikmah is one of the largest research library in South Asia with a collection of over half a million books, some of them dating back to 17th century. The university includes eight faculties, nine research institutes, three separate university teaching hospitals and three affiliated engineering institutes. There are more than 15,000 alumni of Hamdard University employed in different organisations in Pakistan and worldwide.
Major programs of Hamdard University are accredited by and offered in collaboration with bodies such as the Higher Education Commission (HEC), Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC), Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC), Pakistan Broadcasting Corporation (PBC), National Telecommunication Corporation (NTC), and the Pakistan Pharmacy Council (PCP).
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