Gate way to Professionalism
First Chartered University in Private Sector in Azad Jammu &Kashmir
Al-Khair University (AJK) is a chartered University established in 1994 under an enactment of the Legislative Assembly of the Azad Jammu and Kashmir. It is the First private University in Azad Jammu & Kashmir and Fourth of its kind in Pakistan.
Promotion of Professional, Scientific and Technological Education
The main objective for the establishment of the University in private sector was to supplement the public sector education, which had reached saturation point in the spreading of professional, scientific and technological education in the country.
The present age is the most challenging era the history of mankind with all its hopes, fears and aspirations to grapple with the complex problems of 21st century. The attainment of excellence in the field of modern knowledge is most likely to shape the destiny of all nations of the world.
With a view, however to keep pace with the challenging scenario of education globally, the
With a view, however to keep pace with the challenging scenario of education globally, the main focus of the University is in the field of information technology and computer oriented courses. The university has also updated the market – oriented courses such as Management Sciences and such other courses which are in urgent demand in and outside the country.
Slogan of Learning by Doing
Al-Khair University with a slogan of learning by doing has progressive and innovative outlook and lays stress on the three functions of higher education namely teaching, research and service. Being a manifestation of unique perceptions this Institution envisages excellence in academic, scientific and professional sphere.
The Act stipulates that the University shall be a full-fledged University in all respects to provide for instructions and teachings in such branches of learning as it may deem fit and to make provisions for the advancement and dissemination of knowledge in such manner as it may determine: prescribe courses of studies, mode and methods of examinations as it may determine: to affiliate itself or associate with other institutions of Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Pakistan or any other country and to establish camp offices and campuses, facilities in Azad Jammu & Kashmir, Pakistan or abroad.
The Higher Education Commission, Government of Pakistan, recognizes the Degrees of Al-Khair University as equivalent to corresponding Degrees of the other Universities of Pakistan. The University is a full-fledged member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU). A large number of students of the University have found employment abroad and many are pursuing higher studies in foreign universities.