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UNIVERSITY OF BALOCHISTAN

The University of Balochistan was established in October-1970 through an Ordinance issued by the then Governor Balochistan. In June 1996, the Balochistan Assembly passed an ACT called the University of Balochistan ACT 1996. Thus the University of Balochistan became the sole general University of the Province imparting Higher Education to the entire population of the province in Science, Arts and Humanities.
The University initially started with three departments i.e. Physics, Chemistry and Geology. With the passage of time, new departments have been established, Four Institutes (Institute of Management Sciences, Institute of Bio-Chemistry, Institute of Education & Research, Institute of Languages & Literature) and five specialized centers (Center of Excellence in Mineralogy, Pakistan Study Center, Area Study Center, Balochistan Study Center, Center for Advance Studies in Vaccinology and Bio-Technology) of higher studies and research, one constituent Law College, four sub-campuses (Mastung, Kharan, Pishin, Killa-Saifullah) and  several other affiliated colleges. Furthermore, the Abdul Samad Khan Shaheed Chair, and Nawab Yousaf Aziz Magsi Chair has been established at UoB.

Four year BS program has only been started in different departments and likewise departments are successfully running Master's, M.Phil and PhD degree programs. The University has shifted to semester system w.e.f.. 2017. 
The current enrolment is over 14000 in different degree programs.
Admission is given to the local as well as domicile residents of the province on the following basis:-
a. Open Merit Balochistan 10%.
b. Open merit Quetta District 15%.
c. Open Merit: District other than Quetta. 75%.
d. A number of seats are also reserved for other disciplines.
The University of Balochistan campus is ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 14001:2004 certified

Vision:

To be a model public University providing affordable, quality, higher education opportunities to develop the potentially rich human resource in Balochistan through knowledge centered teaching and research while maintaining and fostering high levels of ethical and professional standards and promoting national identity.

Mission Statement:

  • Functioning as a student-centric institution dedicated to academic excellence, tolerance and fairness.
  • Maintaining and fostering highest ethical and professional values while teaching students to seek knowledge analytically, be creative, communicate effectively and become technologically literate to meet the emerging needs of our society within the global village.
  • Ensuring and supporting faculty and staff to continue their professional and intellectual development.
  • Functioning as a student-centric institution dedicated to academic excellence, tolerance and fairness.
  • Maintaining and fostering highest ethical and professional values while teaching students to seek knowledge analytically, be creative, communicate effectively and become technologically literate to meet the emerging needs of our society within the global village.
  • Ensuring and supporting faculty and staff to continue their professional and intellectual development.

Goals:

  • Being the oldest institute of higher learning in the province, the University of Balochistan aims to:-
  • Enhance the existing capacity of vaccine production, research capacity of the faculty of Center of Advanced Studies in Vaccinology and Bio-technology (CASVAB) and upgrade it by giving it autonomy and make it a financially sustainable body in future.
  • Explore and exploit the indigenous mineral and energy resources of the province of the Balochistan
  • Its short term ambition is to be rated amongst the top TEN Universities of the country.
  • The long-term goal is to be initially grouped/included in the top 500 Universities/Institutions of the world.

 

Current Faculties & Academic Programs

1. Faculty of Management Science, Business and Information

S.No

Departments

1

Commerce

2

Institute of Management Sciences

3

Economics

4

Department of Computer Science & Information Technology

5

Library and Information Science

2. Faculty of Social Sciences

S.No

Departments

1

Political Science

2

Sociology

3

Social work

4

International Relation

5

Law

6

Pakistan Study Centre

7

Balochistan Study Centre

8

Disaster Management and Development studies

9

Anthropology

3. Faculty of Education & Humanities

S.No

Departments

1

Media Studies

2

Gender Studies

3

History

4

Philosophy

5

Psychology

6

Fine Arts

7

Islamic Studies

8

Area study centre

9

Institute of Education And Research

9

Archeology

4. Faculty of Literature & Languages

S.No

Departments

1

Pashto

2

Brahvi

3

Balochi

4

Persian

5

English Language

6

English Literature

7

Urdu Literature

5. Faculty of Basic Sciences

S.No

Departments

1

Physics

2

Chemistry

3

Mathematics

4

Statistics

6. Faculty of Earth & Environment

S.No

Departments

1

Geology

2

Geography

3

Environmental Science

4

Center of Excellence Mineralogy science

5

Renewable Energy

6

Environment Sciences

7. Faculty of life Sciences

S.No

Departments

1

Bio - Chemistry

2

Botany

3

Zoology

4

Pharmacy

5

Micro biology

6

CASVAB

Family accommodation for all categories of Faculty and supporting staff:

B-Type residences 14 Nos.
C-Type residences 16 Nos.
Duplex Type res:   10 Nos.
D-Type residences 64 Nos.
E-Type residences 64 Nos.
F-Type residences 16 Nos.
G-Type residences 77 Nos.
Flats(two bedded) 28 Nos.
Family Hostel 12 suites & 44 rooms.
Girls Hostel            61 rooms.
Guest House          2 bedded
Visiting faculty Hostel 8 suites and 4 bedrooms.
Students Hostel 15 blocks 9 (2100 students or 1/3rd of total enrolled students).
Girls Hostel 1 block, ground plus two storeys. (310 students)

News & Events

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Established 1970
Type

Public Sector:

General University

Chancellor Honorable Governor Balochistan
Vice Chancellor Dr. Shafiq-ur-Rehman
Pro-Vice Chancellor Dr. Saud Al Taj
Acting

Registrar

Mr. Wali Rehman
Main Campus Sariab Road, Quetta, Balochistan (Pakistan)
Telephone +92-81-9211008

 





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