BNU - School of Visual Arts, Beaconhouse National University, Lahore-Pakistan
BNU offers broad-based education where students study a variety of different subjects
in order to gain better working knowledge of the world around him or her, thus preparing
them for a lifetime of opportunities and challenges. BNU is Pakistan’s first Liberal
Arts University and is chartered by the Government of Punjab. The University offers
both undergraduate and graduate degrees.
Indus Valley School of Art & Architecture - Karachi
IVS was founded in 1989 by a group of professional architects, designers and artists
who believed that Karachi was in critical need of a school of excellence encompassing
the disciplines of Fine Arts, Design and Architecture. The IVS is dedicated producing
technically competent artists, designers and architects.
The University of Sindh is Pakistan’s second oldest university. It functions as
a teaching university in pursuit of the fulfilment of its charter and mission to
There are presently four law colleges and 74 degree and post graduate colleges (including
16 private colleges) affiliated with the University of Sindh.
Karachi School of Art (KSA)
The KSA holds a legacy of top quality teaching and an exceptionally pleasant environment,
both of which have contributed to its national reputation as an educational institution
of high standing. Those at the KSA feel that it is their responsibility to academically
and technically equip students for a prosperous and progressive career. KSA offers
both Bachelors and Masters programs.
National College of Arts, Lahore (NCA)
Like all old institutions, the NCA, too has a historical tradition. Lockwood Kipling,
the father of Rudyard Kipling was the first Principal of the then Mayo School of
Art. The dynamic structure of the College allowed proper focus on Fine Arts, and
great Pakistani painters are associated with the NCA. The NCA specializes in producing
a certain kind of artistic sensibility, which at once satisfies the creative demands
of a work of art and the more pragmatic requirements of a profession.
National College of Arts, Rawalpindi
The Rawalpindi Campus of the National College of Arts (NCA) enables larger enrolment
for students in the arts and provides greater geographical access to students from
the northern reaches of Pakistan. This also ensures cultural diversity, gender parity
and economic group representation in the student body.
The Rawalpindi Campus maintains the same academic standards as Lahore and offers
the same academic programmes.
NCA - National College of Arts - Lahore
Institue of Art & Design, University of Punjab - Lahore
Established in Lahore in 1882, the PU is the largest and the oldest seat of higher
learning in Pakistan. The University strives to provide a conducive environment
for the pursuit of academic activities. There is the Allama Iqbal Campus that is
in the middle of the city, and the Quaid-e-Azam Campus, which is located 12 kilometres
south of the Allama Iqbal Campus. Spread over 1,800 acres, this campus is the centre
of academic and administrative activities of the University.
The University also has a summer campus at Khanaspur, near Ayubia. In addition to
providing research facilities, this campus is also used as a recreational centre
for the faculty and students.
The University has also opened a campus in Gujranwala. The PU has three Nobel laureates
to its acclaim.
Hunerkada College of Visual & Performing Arts - Lahore / Islamabad
Department of Visual Studies, University of Karachi
Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi
Head of Fine Arts Dept. Dr. Tabasum Shaheen