University at a Glance
Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur provides unique opportunities to the students to study in the fields of Natural Sciences, Physical Sciences, Social Sciences, Arts & Languages, Education, Management Sciences and Law. It is the only University in Upper Sindh which is catering for the academic needs in various disciplines.
Shah Abdul Latif University is one of the developed universities of Pakistan. It is staffed by more than 234 wellqualified faculty members working in 29 departments. Most of the faculty members are young and foreign qualified. Teaching in this University is very innovative. It is backed up by the state-of-the-art audio visual teaching tools to prepare students as per market demand and groom them to meet the challenges of competitive market of the day. As a result, most of the graduates of the University have secured professional and other jobs in public and private sector.
Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur is located in the heartland of Upper Sindh i.e. Khairpur, one of the former princely states of British India. The main Campus is located near National Highway and is easily reachable by air, railway and bus services. Sukkur airport is on half an hour drive and Khairpur Railway station is (05) kilometers away from the main Campus.
The beauty of the University lies in the fact that it is surrounded by famous archaeological sites: Mohenjo Daro, Kot Diji, Rohri Hills, Achro Desert, religious shrines of Sadhu Bella, and Sachal Sarmast, barrage and bridges (Lloyds Barrage, Lansdowne and Ayoub Bridges) and culturally rich land where people are very friendly and hospitable.
The main campus of the University covers an area of 302-22 acres land with lush green lawns, play grounds, and trees. It is located just three kilometers from Khairpur town. The landscape of the University includes three canals at a walking distance, which serve as an excellent picnic spots for the students and the faculty. The University has over 13000 students in various programs. About 70 percent of students are male and 30 percent female. There are eight hostels (including three for girls).