The Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology (SZABIST) is a fully Chartered Institute established through a Legislative Act of the Sindh Assembly (Sindh Act No. XI of 1995) and is approved and recognized by the Higher Education Commission (HEC), Pakistan, as a degree awarding institution. At present, SZABIST has campuses in Karachi, Islamabad, Larkana, Hyderabad, and Dubai.
SZABIST Karachi offers twenty-one programs in the disciplines of Management Sciences, Computer Science, Media Sciences, Social Sciences, Biosciences, and Mechatronic Engineering. Its International Programs include LLB (University of London, UK) and BA (Hons.) in Business Studies in collaboration with University of South Wales, UK.
Higher Education Commission (HEC), Pakistan has ranked SZABIST as one of the best business schools of Pakistan in their recent Quality-Based Ranking.
The Chartered Inspection and Evaluation Committee (CIEC) in their latest evaluation rated SZABIST as an "Outstanding" institution by awarding it "6 Stars", the highest ranking; SZABIST has been ranked Six Stars continuously from 2008-2012. Mechatronic Engineering department has been rated as "World Class" and has been awarded "7 Stars", whereas Departments of Management Sciences, Computing, Social Sciences, Media Sciences and Biosciences have been individually rated as "Outstanding".
The Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) and the Master of Business Administration (MBA) programs are accredited by the National Business Education Accreditation Council (NBEAC). Students who complete their BBA degree from SZABIST will be provided an exemption in the ACCA papers F1, F2, F3, and F4.
Bachelor of Science Computer Science (BSCS) Program is accredited by the National Computing Education & Accreditation Council (NCEAC).
BE (Mechatronic Engineering) Program is accredited by Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC).