The University provides hostel facilities for over 800 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 (332 rooms)


  • Four Male Hostels (96 beds)
  • Seven Female Hostels (184 beds)

Various activities are organized within the hostels for students and they have guidelines and procedures specific to them. Read Hostel Rules​ for more information related to hostels. Questions can be directed to the managers of male and female hostels at (for male hostel) and (for female hotel). The hostel offices are located in the on-campus male and female hostel areas.

United Kingdom​

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

If you have any questions about accommodation facilities in London, please email at​.


Students enrolled in the Master of Education programme will have subsidized off-campus accommodation provided and, where necessary, the Institute will make arrangements for course participants to be shuttled between the hostel and campus.

Questions regarding the residences can be directed to the Assistant Registrar, Tanzania (​).​