The Iqra University is a private university primarily located in Defence residential area of Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan. The university has additional campuses It is one of the notable private institution of higher learning and currently ranked in among top-ten institution for "business category" by the HEC in 2012. In addition, the university is noted as being the largest employer of doctorate holders as faculty. Also, the university has a largest research publication output than any other higher learning institution of the country. In other parts of the city as well as in other cities, Islamabad and Peshawar. The university offers undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral studies programmes in engineering, film studies, management sciences, administration, and related social and natural sciences disciplines.