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University of Karachi

Address: Karachi, Pakistan (City Railway Colony)
Phone Number: 9243131 (Ext.:2219)
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Ranked #31 of 49 Attractions in Karachi
Type: Educational Sites, Cultural
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English first
Karachi, Pakistan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 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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Guildford, United Kingdom
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31 attraction reviews
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
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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Buffalo, New York
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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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Karachi
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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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Sukkur, Pakistan
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 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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Karachi, Pakistan
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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Karachi, Pakistan
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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Karachi
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1 helpful vote 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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Karachi, Pakistan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 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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Karachi, Pakistan
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2012

I studied there had a wonderful time its very large and crowdy but a good place to be in apart from the political groups students disturbing the overall environment its an academic city

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