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University of Karachi

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Address: Main University Road, Karachi 75270, Pakistan
Phone Number: +92 21 99261300
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Not a place that I would want to go for study.

Not somewhere I would like to study. Too less greenery and too many stories. The place really needs a lot of work.

3 of 5 starsReviewed October 1, 2012
Sonia_Kanwal
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Karachi, Pakistan
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

The university infrastructure is dilapidated. Departments function on the bare minimum. It is still green compared to the rest of the city though. And if you are lucky, you might catch a glimpse or two of some monitor lizards, hedgehogs, green bee-eaters, some parakeets, etc.

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Thank Andaleeb R
Karachi, Pakistan
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Spread over 1200 acres of land, University of Karachi was established through the parliament as a Federal University in 1951. However, through another act of the parliament in 1962 its status was redefined as university of the province of Sindh. On 23rd October, 1950 the Karachi University Act was passed and after an amendment in 1951, it was enacted and... More 

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Thank Liaquat21
Guildford, United Kingdom
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115 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

Ok first, lets get this clear that this is not an attraction. It is a classic example of how public universities are poorly funded and hundreds of acres of dusty deserted land is pretending to be a university. Seriously, this is not a tourist attraction. I have had the unfortunate luck to have been here once. Not again. Ever. Not... More 

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Thank Umair B
Buffalo, New York
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

I guess, everyone sees what s/he is looking for and I remember the great library, with its monumental collection of books at the KU. I did an MA in English Literature, as a regular student, in 1992/3. I remember all my teachers and wish the very best for them. My favorite professor passed away(Dr. Kalim Siddiqui?), but left me with... More 

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Thank SaffSiddiqui
Karachi
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2013

i was immensely disappointed when i last went there. just check out the entrance ! all blocked with motorbikes, and auto rickshaws ! all sandy ! the benches there ! as if no one is in-charge there to look after all these things ! and then the staff rooms there ! a MESS ! the doors are half a century... More 

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2 Thank Femme K
Sukkur, Pakistan
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2012

Karachi Univercity Is Best Of Our Univercities Of Sindh Karachi Univercities Is One Number Of Sindh And Exellent Education Full Facility

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3 Thank Farhan A
Karachi, Pakistan
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13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2012

Not somewhere I would like to study. Too less greenery and too many stories. The place really needs a lot of work.

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5 Thank Sonia_Kanwal
Karachi, Pakistan
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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2012

Its a Good, It's important to take precautions to ensure travel safety.[7] When traveling abroad, the odds favor a safe and incident-free trip, however, travelers can be subject to difficulties, crime and violence.[8] Some safety considerations include being aware of one's surroundings,[7] avoiding being the target of a crime,[7] leaving copies of one's passport and itinerary information with trusted people,[7]... More 

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Thank MirAsif
Karachi
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1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2012

voilence,firing,students protest on the road holding guns and sticks adn hiting cars

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1 Thank Qazi N
Karachi, Pakistan
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2012

i have study from this university , and i like it very much, its security system is very nice and all the way its a discipline place and the study of here is also very nice

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