The University provides hostel facilities for over 700 students who live outside Karachi.  Hostel facilities include:

  •     Single-bed, on-campus
  •     Shared room, on-campus
  •     Shared room, off-campus

Since hostel space is limited, individuals offered admission to the University should apply for hostel space as early as possible.  The University makes every effort to accommodate requests but hostel space is limited. The assignment of hostel spaces is done according to the following order of priority:

  1.     First-year undergraduate students
  2.     Undergraduate students
  3.     Graduate students
  4.     Postgraduate Medical Education students

The University currently has the following complement of the on-campus residence rooms and off-campus resident hostels:


  •     Male Hostel (177 rooms)
  •     Female Hostel (323 rooms)


  •     Six Male Hostels (82 beds)
  •     Six Female Hostels (144 beds)

Various ​activities are organized within the hostels for students and they have guidelines and procedures specific to them. Questions regarding the hostels can be directed to the Manager, University Residences (tabassum.nadeem@aku.edu) . The Hostel Office is located in the on-campus male hostel area.

United Kingdom

For details​ on hostel facilities available at Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilisations (ISMC), please click here.

Questions regarding the ISMC residence can be directed to the Assistant Registrar, ISMC (bushra.shaikha@aku.edu).​


Hostel Rules, Pa​kistan