Events

International Education in Logistics & Transportation: Exploring the Prospects of CPEC:

International Education in Logistics & Transportation: Exploring the Prospects of CPEC

SZABIST Karachi organized a seminar on “International Education in Logistics & Transportation: Exploring the Prospects of CPEC” on Oct.02,2017, which was attended by Govt. Officials, Industry Professionals, management of SZABIST, faculty and the students. Ms. Nasreen Haque, VP Administration, conveyed the message of Dr. Azra Fazal Pechoho, Chancellor SZABIST, stating the need of collaboration with The Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport (CILT) and Board of Investment to train students to capitalize on opportunities emerging from CPEC. The keynote speaker, Mr. Keith Newton, Secretary General CILT International, briefed the audience about CILT and opportunities available to students for their careers in the area of Logistics and Transportation. Commodore Muhammad Naim, Director Services South-Bahria Town, stressed on developing human resource to benefit from the opportunities arising from CPEC. Mr. Malik Muhammad Rehan, a Supply Chain professional, represented industry perspective to harness skills of students by providing quality education. In the end, Vote of thanks was given by Dr. Altaf Mukati, VP Academics, expressing gratitude to all participants for their valuable contribution.


SZABIST signed Memorandum of Understanding with AMAN FOUNDATION

SZABIST signed Memorandum of Understanding with AMAN FOUNDATION

SZABIST and Sukh initiative of Aman HealthCare Services in partnership with Center for Communication Programs Pakistan have recently joined hands to bring awareness among the younger generation on the social demographic, economic and cultural pressures of increased population in Pakistan.
Memorandum of Understanding was signed on the 25th of September 2017, to mark the collaboration in taking social responsibility and creating awareness. Students of the Department of Media Science, SZABIST will be developing a series of documentaries addressing issues related to population and its effects on the society. These issues will be addressed in relation to the project implemented by Sukh Initiative for improving family planning services and practices in various parts of Karachi.
Further, these documentaries will be an addition to the long list of social projects that SZABIST and Department of Media Sciences conduct. SZABIST has a history of taking social responsibility and creating social awareness amongst younger generation.


SZABIST Signs MoU with Pak-China International Education System

On August 4, 2017 Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology (SZABIST) signed an MoU with Pak-China International Education System (PCIES), for offering Chinese Language Course to its undergraduate students, at a ceremony held at SZABIST Karachi. SZABIST being a multidisciplinary academic institution aims to contribute to the development expected through CPEC and meet the high demand of Chinese language proficient individuals by providing Chinese language classes and promoting a better understanding of Chinese culture.
Ms. Shahnaz Wazir Ali, President SZABIST and Mr. Jahangir Khan Marri, CEO PCIES signed the MoU. The project will be spearheaded by Ms. Hira Anwar, Program Manager Languages, under the leadership of Dr. Riaz Shaikh, Dean Faculty of Education and Social Sciences from SZABIST and Mr. Farrukh Khan, Chief Operating Officer, from PCIES. The Chinese classes will commence from September 2017. Both parties are seeing this as a stepping stone for an ongoing collaboration.


SZABIST IR/QEC Conducted a Seminar on ISO 9001-2015 in HEIs and Significance of Processes Improvement for Quality Assurance

The Institutional Research/Quality Enhancement Cell (IR/QEC) of Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology (SZABIST), Karachi organized a seminar on creating “Awareness on Implementation of ISO 9001-2015 in Higher Education Institutes and Processes Improvement for Quality Assurance” on May 15, 2017 at its Karachi campus.
The purpose of this seminar was to generate awareness on implementation of ISO 9001-2015 standards in Higher Education and to interpret the requirements of the quality standards for sustaining and strengthening practices and processes of academic and non-academic departments.
The speakers emphasized that best practices of leading universities around the world should be adopted and customized according to the respective university’s culture, policies, procedures and needs warranting success in the long run. Benefits of implementation of ISO 9001-2015 in institutes’ processes were discussed along with the need for incorporating Quality Management System in the university’s management.


SMUC 3.0 (SZABIST Marketing University Challenge)

Karachi, April 18th 2017- The students of BBA Program at SZABIST (Karachi) executed SZABIST Marketing University Challenge (SMUC) 3.0, its objective was to provide a platform to the students of SZABIST to showcase their innovative marketing ideas.
The first prize winners was a six member team comprising of Ayesha Sara, Ayesha Nisar, Agha Samatullah, AmnaZariq, Zopash Agha,and M. Ali Dojky. They received 9000 in cash with several brand coupons and gift hampers.
Umair jaliawala, Nadia hussain and several corporate world personalities were the guests and judges of this event.


SZABIST signed MOU with and International Committee of Red Cross (ICRC)

SZABIST and International Committee of Red Cross (ICRC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for ICRC’S Health Care In Danger project for the development and promotion of legal measures for respect and right of way for ambulances in Sindh. The MoU was made effective on April 5, with the signatures of SZABIST president Shahnaz Wazir Ali and Health Care in Danger Pakistan’s head of project Maciej Polkowski . A major challenge is ambulance obstruction by motorists. A SZABIST law department faculty member, Abira Ashfaque and team will undertake mapping of the existing policy framework, laws and stakeholders in order to recommend amendments in the policy and legal measures to address respect for professional medical ethics and responsibilities of ambulance services.


Documentary “What A Waste”

SZABIST university Karachi campus held a special screening of the documentary “What A Waste” for students, faculty, staff and guests on March 21st 2017. The documentary “What A Waste” has been selected for the Short Film Corner at Cannes Film Festival 2017. This documentary is created and directed by Shahrukh Khan, final year student of SZABIST media science department. The 13.5 minute documentary shows the process of separating gold dust and particles from liquid waste found in the sewers of narrow dark alleys of Saddar, Karachi, which is the hub of gold jewelry markets in the city. Focusing on the extraction process of gold dust, it takes the audience on a journey of the poor men who make their living in hazardous conditions, but with a decent monetary reward.
At the end of the screening audience asked questions which were directed at Khan and his team, comprising of cinematographer Moiz Faisal and Editor Ammar Ali Danish.
“As long as the gold exists, we exists”


SZABIST Alumni Reunion 2015

SZABIST Signed MoU with THE CITIZENS FOUNDATION (TCF)

SZABIST, as part of its social responsibility joined hands with THE CITIZENS FOUNDATION (TCF) to facilitate TCF students with admission fee waiver and tuition fee waiver under the need based scholarship program. Shahnaz Wazir Ali, President of SZABIST and Syed Assad Ayub Ahmad, President and CEO of TCF signed the MoU with a promise to strengthen and further the relationship between the two institutions. The MoU is aimed at making tertiary education affordable for TCF students who have the merit but lack financial capability. All TCF students meeting SZABIST admissions and scholarship criteria will be eligible to benefit through this collaboration, nevertheless, preference will be given to seven TCF students for the initial term of this MoU. Next year this number is subject to revision based on the success rate of TCF students securing admission in SZABIST.


SZABIST Alumni Reunion 2015

Career Fair

The SZABIST Executive Development Center (EDC) hosted a well-attended Career Fair on February 15 and 16, 2017 at the Karachi campus. More than 800 graduating students attended the Annual Career Fair. Applicants from the Management Sciences, Computing, Social Sciences, Media Sciences, Bio Sciences and Mechatronic Engineering programs interacted with approximately 200 human resources professionals from 50 reputable organizations reviewing resumes, offering career advice, and making connections leading to job offers. A large number of applicants were offered jobs and internships on spot.


SZABIST Alumni Reunion 2015

Connecting The Dots

Connecting the dots is the foremost initiative with the aim of bringing colleges closer to universities. SZABIST is organizing a seminar to engage schools and universities in a dialogue to understand the needs, requirements, and pressures of a university education on the one hand whereas capacity, capability, and competency of college students on the other hand. Educators from colleges and the University will share their views, highlight the prospects, and gain insights to bridge academic and cultural differences.


SZABIST Alumni Reunion 2015

SZABIST Alumni Reunion 2016

The SZABIST Executive Development Center (EDC), in collaboration with Karachi Arts Council hosted an Alumni Reunion at the Karachi Arts Council. The event comprised of Anwar Maqsood’s play “ Siachen” followed by an Alumni Dinner. The graduates of 1997-2015 were invited to the event. This event was attended by the SZABIST management, the alumni, faculty and staff. The event opened with a welcome speech by Manager EDC Ms Erum Khan who thanked the organizers and introduced the play “Siachen”. The one and a half hour play was followed by the president of SZABIST Ms Shahnaz Wazir Ali’s address. Ms Wazir Ali in her speech emphasized on the importance of association with alma mater and highlighted the achievements of SZABIST over the years. Overall the event turned out to be a successful initiative and provided an ideal opportunity for networking and extending personal bonds.


SZABIST Alumni Reunion 2015
Ted X-2016

Ted X-2016

TEDx was organized by SZABIST Student Council at 154C Media Studio in which guest speakers Mr. Danial Shah, Dr. Noor Sabah Rakshani, Ms Sadia Bashir, Mr Saleen Aziz, Mr Mansoor Raza, Mr Jawad Kureishi, Mr Haya Fatima Iqbal, Mr Asim Siddiqui, Mr Zulfiqar Ali Chachar, Mr Hamna Zubair, Mr Laraib Atta, Mr Fawad Khan & Mr Nazrul Hasan were invited from different fields such as having a documentary maker, a game developer, a photojournalist and an environmentalist. Inspirational talks were presented that gave an overwhelming response from the Students & President SZABIST had also participated in TEDx. Robotics and a Super Savari stall with photo booth were also located at 154C garden.


SSC Awards Night-2016

SSC Awards Night-2016

Just like every year, SSC (SZABIST Student Council) organized SZABIST Awards Night and Oath Taking Ceremony among the SZABIST Student Council and its Societies. The event took place at SZABIST 90C Auditorium & Garden on 5th June 2016.This awards night was organized to appreciate the students for organizing their marvelous and quality events throughout their tenure.
Mr. Haris Qasim opened the awards night with a speech which was followed by the awards giving by Mr. Bilal Zubedi the Student Advisor. The awards categories that were distributed were, Best Member of the Society, Outstanding Achievement Awards, Outstanding Commitment Awards and Special Recognition Awards. Ms. Shahnaz Wazir Ali led the oath taking and closing the ceremony, Mr. Haris Qasim transferred his power of presidency to Mr. Muhammad Ali Shah the newly elected President SSC. There were an estimated total of 150 participants in the event. Ms. Shahnaz Wazir Ali, Ms. Nasreen Haque and the Society Advisors honored the event by their valued participation.


Pakistan Development Update-Making Growth Matter-2016

Pakistan Development Update-Making Growth Matter-2016

“Pakistan Development Update 2016 was organized in collaboration with SZABIST at Marriot Hotel Karachi on 10th November 2016. Pakistan Development Update : Making Growth matter.It includes recent developments across the economy. Representatives from the World Bank attended the event and some important economic policies were discussed.
The World Bank noted that South Asia continues to lead global growth, expanding by 6.8 percent in FY16. Like others in South Asia, Pakistan’s growth was driven by domestic consumption that continues to compensate for weak global demand. The report warned that Pakistan’s low rates of investment and declining export competitiveness, however, remain a concern.
Ms. Shahnaz Wazir Ali, President SZABIST pointed out the issues related to population growth, family planning and health of women.
“Pakistan continues to make good progress in restoring macroeconomic stability. Building on this Pakistan needs to push forward with deeper structural reforms that spread benefits more widely, and the World Bank stands ready to support the reforms agenda”says Illango Patchamuthu, World Bank Country Director for Pakistan.
Chief Minister of Sindh, Syed Murad Ali discussed various instruments which Government of Sindh is making in the form of various projects and advocated great progress in the near future.
The report projects that the pace of Pakistan’s economic growth will accelerate to 5.4 percent in FY18. A moderate increase in investment (related to CPEC projects) is expected to contribute to an acceleration of growth, which will continue to be driven by public and private consumption.”


Prestige Stakeholders Night-2016

Prestige Stakeholders Night-2016

The SSC held ‘The Prestige’ on the 4th of February, 2016 at SZABIST 90 Campus Auditorium to achieve two main purposes; to honor and thank the individuals and parties who have helped shape the SSC into what it is today, and to unveil the new image of the Council, reflected in the new logo, in the presence of those individuals. Madam President, Miss Shahnaz Wazir Ali, unveiled the logo after speaking about the evolution of the SZABIST Students’ Council. Madam Nasreen Haque, and Dr. Altaf Mukati also addressed the audience, which consisted of the student run societies’ executive branch members, past SSC executive branch members, and the some of the invited sponsors.
The Prestige was followed by dinner in the 90 garden.


Orientation-2016

Orientation-2016

SZABIST Karachi campus has organized a 3-day Orientation program which commenced on August 31st 2016 till Sept 2nd 2016. Like previous years the Orientation Program of 2016 was made with full enthusiasm facilitating the newly joined students with the university environment and with their specific programs.
The three-day program include the Orientation ceremony followed with presentations by the program managers. Campus tour is being facilitated for the students to help them discover the different departments of the university, classes and other academic and recreational facilities.
A lot of engaging and fun activities are being organized for the students which include photos session area, also the brochures and other material was distributed to the students. The different support departments of SZABIST including Marketing, Executive Development Center, library and others set up their stalls to showcase their relevant function and to make the students experience the support and assistance which SZABIST offers to its students.


Turkey MOU-2016

Turkey MOU-2016

SZABIST in its pursuit of imparting quality education makes relentless efforts to collaborate with suitable HEC recognized national and international universities. With this aim, Madam Shahnaz Wazir Ali, President SZABIST visited the Istanbul Medipol University (IMU) to explore the collaborative potential between the two universities.
On August 4, 2016, Madam Shahnaz Wazir Ali, President SZABIST on behalf of SZABIST and Prof. Dr. Sabahattin AYDIN on behalf of IMU signed an overarching MoU. This MoU will present numerous opportunities to SZABIST for initiating mutually-rewarding R&D projects, and student & faculty exchange programs.


Kacheeri session-2016

Kacheeri session-2016

Friends of Sindh Abhyas Academy carried on its tradition by putting forward innovative platforms to exercise ideas and topics. The recent such platform was the launch of Kachehri Sessions. This was a small scale event, which focused upon the quality of the dialogue. The event took place on 10th February 2016 at SZABIST 154C Media Studio. A Kachehri is a combined discussion where people sit and talk about their ideas and perspectives over the topic of the Kachehri. The session is presided by the key figure who holds an expertise over the topic. The very first Kachehri Session organized by the Society was on “Mysticism and Spirituality”. The key figure that presided over the session was Professor KS Nagpal.


Zab Media Festival-2016

Zab Media Festival-2016

Department of Media Sciences, students of 7th semester, organized the annual Film and design festival ZABFEST 2016 on 18th and 19th of Nov, 2016 at 154 campus. The Festival attracted film and design projects from all around the country. The festival was organized over two days, with all day long of film showings and design exhibition. The festival attracted students from many universities and schools in Karachi, giving youth the platform to show their creativity.
The Award ceremony was the high light, one of the great actors of Pakistan drama and film industry Sajid Hasan was the chief guest. He appreciated the students work and creativity and shared his valuable advice along with distributing awards among students.


Junior Design Competititon 2.0-2016

Junior Design Competititon 2.0 - 2016

SZABIST Mechatronic Engineering Department organized the 2nd National level Junior Design Competition (JDC) and Exhibition.
Following the good response received last year engineering students and faculty members from other universities were invited this year to participate in the Vehicle Race and CAD competition and Project Exhibition.
The theme for this year’s competition was to build the “FASTEST”,” LIGHTEST” and “ECO FRIENDLY” vehicle. A panel of three esteemed judges, Dr. Syed Nazeer Alam, Assistant Professor, PNEC-NUST; Dr. Haroon Rasheed, Associate Professor, Bahria University; and Dr. Aqeel Shah, Assistant Professor, PNEC-NUST evaluated the competitions.
More than 100 students from engineering departments competed in the JDC 2.0.Race Competition to build the fastest, lightest and motor-less vehicle car that could cross a 10-meter track in the shortest time. Approximately 40 young engineers competed in the CAD competition to design the fastest, lightest and cheapest vehicle.
In the Racing Category, the teams from NUST secured the first and third position while the SZABIST team grabbed the second place. Furthermore, team from BVS and DHA SUFFA University bagged the Best Exhibitor Award, while SZABIST teams took the awards for Innovation, Aesthetic and CAD.
Ms. Bakhtawar Bhutto Zardari, Member Board of Trustee SZABIST, graced the occasion as the Chief Guest. She appreciated the display and demonstration of the projects and the efforts of the students and faculty of the SZABIST Mechatronics Department. She later distributed awards and prizes to the winners of the competition.


ZABLETICA-2016

ZABLETICA-2016

ZABLETICA was a sports event organized by SSC/SSS (SZABIST Student Council / SZABIST Sports Society) The event include volleyball and football, as the main sporting events. E-gaming was also a part of this event ,this event was also be an opportunity for all the gamers to put their skills to the test in immersive video games such as Counter Strike. The intent of such an event is to fuel the passion of sportsmanship in the students. Such competitions play a prime role in character building as they ignite the fire of competitive enthusiasm in the students. It creates and fosters the spirit of friendly mutual growth, through fun filled activities. This event was held in collaboration with the SZABIST Sports Society. The chief guests of the event were Mr. Mirza Iqbal Baig & Mr. Asad Shafiq. The winning teams were awarded with shields, trophies and certificates in the closing ceremony of Sports day which was held in 100 Courtyard.


HR Networking Meetup-Event2016

HR Networking Meetup-2016

A networking Iftar-dinner was hosted by the Executive Development Center at the classy and breezy settings of Pranzo in June, 2016. Just like the preceding year, the HR heads and senior managers from reputable organizations from a cross-section of the industry were invited to network with their industry counterparts and the program managers to learn more about SZABIST programs and talented graduates. The main attraction of this networking event, which completely skipped long official presentations and speeches, is its informal tone and the opportunity to interact and exchange views with the HR fraternity in relaxed settings. Siemens, Philip Morris (Pakistan) Ltd, Darazpk, Dolmen Group, Zong, English Biscuits Manufacturers, PFIZER, The Citizen Foundation, HRS Global, Bank Al-Habib, Cupola, Arthur Lawrence (Pvt.) Limited, Abudawood Pakistan and Ufone were some of organizations represented at the Iftar-dinner.


Eid Celebration at Darul Sukoon-2016

Eid Celebration at Darul Sukoon-2016

On the third day of Eid-ul-Adha at 15th Sept 2016, SZABIST Lions Club society visited Darul Sukoon to spread a joy with elders. Valuing our elders has been instilled since birth so that we may respect and give back to the people who have shaped this community. With the sole conviction of not isolating the elderly, volunteer and make a difference while having fun by joining hands with Lions club of Szabist in their attempt to make the 3rd day of EID exceptional for elder people in our community. Around 10 to 15 members of Lions Club Society participated for the visit.


Corporate Finesse Workshop-2016

Corporate Finesse Workshop-2016

The Executive Development Center (EDC) SZABIST, conducted the Corporate Finesse Workshop in April, 2016, in order to gear the graduating students for the challenges of the corporate sector.
Experienced training professionals from reputed companies such as Unilever Pakistan, PSO, Jovago, Pakistan and Ufone joined in this celebration of learning and shared their expertise by means of interactive and engaging sessions for those in attendance.
The topics covered in the Corporate Finesse Week ranged from ‘Sixth Sense – Gateway to Emotional Intelligence’, ‘Effective Job Search’, The Top 10 CV Writing Mistakes’, ‘Entrepreneurship’ and ‘Creating An Effective CV’, among other practical and valuable tips shared at this annual festival of learning at SZABIST.


Convocation-2016

Convocation-2016

The 13th Annual Convocation of the Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology was held on 10th December 2016 at the PAF Convention Centre. The Chief guest on the occasion was Mr. Nisar Ahmad Khuhro, his presence amongst the students is a testimony of his commitment to education and conviction in the essential role education plays for the future of a country
The Convocation was an impressive ceremony attended by more than 3000 people including SZABIST Board of Governors, Board of Trustees, Chancellor, President, Vice Presidents, faculty, staff, graduates their parents, guests, friends, press and electronic media, supporters and generous and committed partners.
Chancellor Dr. Azra Fazal Pechuho opened the Convocation and President Ms.Shahnaz Wazir Ali conferred degrees to 388 undergraduate students and 433 post graduate students from the disciplines of Management Science, Social Science, Education, Media Science, Bioscience, Mechatronics Engineering and Computer Science,.
7 Academic Gold Medals were awarded; recipients were Ms. Neha Farid (BS/BIO) , Ms. Aamna Aamir Hanif (BS/SS), Mr. Anwer Amin (BS/Computing), Mr. Aurangzeb Ali (EMBA), Ms. Marium Najeeb Khan (BBA), Ms. Maha Furqan (MBA) and Mr. Ahmed Majeed (MPM), Silver Medalists were Ms. Saher Ashiq Ali (BBA), Mr. Syed Taseer Hussain (MPM), Ms. Maryam Zaheer (MBA), Ms Subeika Fatima Ali Rizvi (MS/MS), Ms. Shereen Sikander (MS/CS),), Ms. Anjalee Pinjani (MBA-B&F), Ms. Aqsa Qamar (MBA-B&F), Ms. Sadaf Gull Farooq (MS/SS), Mr. Sulman Gul (MoA), Mr. Yasir Ali (BE/Mech), Ms. Hiba Naeem (BMS), Mr. Ghulam Ali (MTVP). Ninety students’ names have been placed on the “Chancellors Honor List”


Convocation-2016

Career Fair - 2016

The SZABIST Executive Development Center (EDC) hosted a Career Fair at 100 Campus. More than 800 students (including final year and alumni) attended the Annual Career Fair. Applicants from the management Sciences, Computing, Social Sciences, Media Sciences, Bio Sciences and Mechatronic Engineering Program applied at vacancies advertised by the companies present at the event. More than 100 human resource professionals from almost 44 organizations interacted with the final year students, reviewing resumes, offering career advice, and making connections leading to job offers down the line. Career Fair is a great opportunity for our students to connect with employers from diverse industries and businesses. A large number of applicants were offered jobs and internships on spot. It was very encouraging to see that companies were enthusiastic to participate and use this mode of recruitment.


SZABIST Alumni Reunion 2015

SZABIST Alumni Reunion 2015

May 30, 2015

Executive Development Center, SZABIST Karachi cordially invites you to Alumni Reunion 2015 for Graduates of 1997 to 2014 on Saturday, May 30, 2015 at 100 Clifton, Karachi.


Past Events

SZABIST 11th Convocation 2015

SZABIST 11th Convocation Ceremony

Saturday 31, 2015

Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology (SZABIST) held its 11th convocation on Saturday, January 31, 2015, at Karachi Expo Centre. The Chief Guest for the occasion was Ms. Sherry Rehman, Former Ambassador of Pakistan to the US.


SZABIST 4th International Research Conference

December 13th, 2014

SZABIST's 4th International Research Conference on Computer Science, Engineering, Management Sciences and Social Sciences on December 13, 2014, 10:00 am at SZABIST, Karachi


Ancient Journeys in Sindh and Baluchistan: Yaqut and Marco Polo were here!

Dec 5th, 2014

SZABIST Sindh Abhyas Academy and the Consulate of Itlay in Karachi, organized the lecture series on "Ancient Journeys in Sindh and Baluchistan: Yaqut and Marco Polo were here".

Dr. Valeria Piacentini Fiorani, the renowned Italian scholar who has previously contributed greatly to the knowledge about Bhambhore, presented her lecture on the "East and West. Makran and Sindh within the Topographical Science of the 7th / 13th Century: Yaqut and Marco Polo" and "The Hormuz-Qalhat-Kij System", at 154 Clifton, SZABIST, Karachi.

The Vice President Admin & Finance, Ms. Nasreen Haque, welcomed the guests, Mr.H.E.Roberto Franceschinis, Consul of Itlay, Karachi, Dr. Valeria Piacentini Fiorani, and Ms. Sharmila Farooqi, Minister for Culture and Tourism Sindh, to SZABIST and appreciated the efforts of Dr. Ghazala Rehman, Director, Sindh Abyas Academy of taking the initiative of organizing events to promote the culture of Sindh


SZABIST Students Celebrated Independence Day

Aug 13th, 2014

SZABIST management, faculty, staff and SZABIST Student Council (SSC) unite together to celebrate Independence Day on evening of August 13, 2014 at SZABIST 100 Clifton. The event started with the Formation of Human Flag, followed by Flag Hoisting Ceremony, Cake Cutting, and National Anthem. The event was well attended by SZABIST Acting President, Vice President (Admin and Finance), and Director Academics. Students celebrated this ceremony with national zeal and enthusiasm.


Orientation Day 2014 of SZABIST Karachi

Aug 8th - 9th, 2014

SZABIST held its "Orientation 2014" sessions on August 8-9, 2014 at SZABIST Karachi, Campus. Approximately, 4500 students applied for the admissions at SZABIST, Karachi, with 1150 students, selected on merit basis, qualified for embarking on this new academic journey in the diversified disciplines of Management Sciences, Computing, Social Sciences, Media Sciences, Mechatronic Engineering, and Biosciences.


BBA Career Counseling Seminars on

June 06, 2014

1. Choosing a Career in Career Management
at Room # 31, at 5:15 - 6:00pm. Moderated by Ms. Shehla Najib, the panel includes HR Managers from SZABIST, Mondelez (Kraft Foods), DHL Express and Engro Polymer.

2. Marketing of Marketing
at Auditorium, at 6:30 - 8:00 pm. Moderated By Ms. Sanya Shahid (SAMBA Bank), the panel features the eminent Mr. Mahmood Nanji, Advisor, Shan Foods. COO Brainchild Communications; GMs Marketing from HUMTV and House of Habib; CEO, Beyond Differentiation; and senior SCM, trade and retail persons from Unilevers, the Neilson Company and AbuDawood Trading make up rest of the panel.

3. What Makes a Finance 'Cheetah'?
at Auditorium, at 8:00 - 9:00 pm. Moderated by Mr. Saad A. Hashmi (NIB Bank), the panelists are from SAAO Capital, JS Global, HBL, Dubai Islamic Bank, Meezan Bank and Bank AlFalah.


Session on Exploring Mars at SZABIST Karachi

May 28th, 2014

Mechatronics Engineering department of SZABIST, Karachi invited Ms Zainab NaginCox, engineer for the Mars Curiosity Rover project of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), to speak about her experiences titled, "Hitting the Road on Mars: Reaching Out into the Solar System" on May 28, 2014.


SZABIST's 20th National Research Conference

May 10th, 2014

SZABIST's 20th National Research Conference will be a comprehensive conference focused on the four interdisciplinary subjects: Management, Social Sciences, Economics and Computing. Our Conference provides an opportunity to the students, academic and industry professionals to discuss recent progress in the areas of Management, Social Sciences, Economics, and Computing.


SZABIST Alumni Reunion 2014

SZABIST Alumni Reunion 2014

April 26, 2014

Executive Development Center, SZABIST Karachi cordially invites you to Alumni Reunion 2014 for Graduates of 1997 to 2012 on Saturday, April 26, 2014 at 7:30 pm at 100 Clifton, Karachi.


SZABIST Hosted a Distinguished Lecture on, India-Pakistan Relations: Trends and Prospects

SZABIST Hosted a Distinguished Lecture on, India-Pakistan Relations: Trends and Prospects

Feb 6, 2014

SZABIST hosted a distinguished Lecture on India-Pakistan Relations: Trends and Prospects on February 6, 2014 at SZABIST, 90 Clifton. Speaker for the session was Dr. T.C.A. Raghavan, High Commissioner of India to Pakistan.


Seminar on Deceased Organ Donation

Seminar on Deceased Organ Donation

Jan 22, 2014

SZABIST hosted a seminar on "Deceased Organ Donation". The speakers on the occasion were the renowned Dr. Adeeb Rizvi, Director of Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation (SIUT) and the very prominent Ms. Zubeida Mustafa, freelance journalist of Pakistan.


SZABIST Career Fair 2014

SZABIST Career Fair 2014

Jan 17, 2014

SZABIST held Career Fair 2014 on January 17, 2014. SZABIST graduates and final year students attended this Career Fair and proved their drive for a successful future.


SZABIST 3rd International Research Conference

December 14th, 2013

SZABIST's 3rd International Research Conference on Management, Social Sciences, Economics and Computing on December 14, 2013, 9:00 am at SZABIST, Karachi


SZABIST 10th Convocation Ceremony

SZABIST 10th Convocation Ceremony

October 26, 2013

SZABIST will mark its 10th convocation at Expo Centre Karachi on Saturday, October 26, 2013. Approximately 860 students (from Karachi, Larkana and Hyderabad Campuses) will be conferred degrees in the disciplines of Management Sciences, Computer Science, Social Sciences, and Media Sciences.

Eight graduates will be awarded merit gold medals for their outstanding academic performance, and 144 graduates will be bestowed with corporate gold medals for their exceptional performance in elective courses.


60th Birthday of Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto Shaheed

60th Birthday of Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto Shaheed

June 21, 2013

SZABIST organized a seminar on Friday June 21, 2013 to celebrate the 60th birth anniversary of Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto (SMBB) – the founding chancellor and chairperson of SZABIST. Rich tribute was paid to Benazir Bhutto on the occasion.


SZABIST Entrepreneurial Society

SZABIST Entrepreneurial Society

June 22 - 23, 2013

"SZABIST Entrepreneurial Society" brings you the biggest entrepreneurial event, Startup Karachi 2013 from June 22-23, 2013 to help you discover the entrepreneur in you.


Career Pathways

Career Pathways

June 07, 2013

"Career Pathways" - session with US-Pak Women Council and the US Consulate to discuss the exchange programs and the US study options. Speakers will be from Consulate, Council & academia and corporate world at 90 Clifton from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm


The News Education Expo 2013

Jun 08 - 09, 2013

The News Education Expo 2013 kicked off at Jun 08-09, 2013, offering bright prospects of acquiring education in local and international institutions.


SZABIST 19th National Research Conference (NRC)

SZABIST 19th National Research Conference (NRC)

May 18, 2013

SZABIST’s 19th National Research Conference (NRC) on Management Sciences, Computer Science and Social Sciences, was held on May 18, 2013, at SZABIST, Karachi. More than 78 research papers were presented by scholars from all over the country on various thematic issues.


3rd SZABIST Media Festival

3rd SZABIST Media Festival

March 28-31, 2013

ZAB Media Festival 2013 is the annual media festival organised by the students of the Media Sciences department at SZABIST, Karachi. ZMF 2013 will be based on the theme "Aaj Rung Hai", a Sufi kalaam with various interpretations.
Festival will feature a wide range of media-related events, including competitions (such as Battle of the Bands, Speedvertising and Curtain Call), photography exhibitions, film screenings and seminars.


Corporate Finesse Workshop

Corporate Finesse Workshop

March 26-27, 2013

Corporate Finesse Workshop on OPTIMIZE YOUR POTENTIAL at SZABIST, Auditorium, 90-Clifton, Karachi at 11:00 a.m to 12:00 p.m session one and 05:00 p.m to 06:00 p.m session two respectively.


SZABIST Alumni Reunion 2013

SZABIST Alumni Reunion 2013

March 09, 2013

Executive Development Center, SZABIST Karachi cordially invites you to Alumni Reunion 2013 for Graduates of 1997 to 2004 on Saturday, March 09, 2013 at 7:00 pm at 100 Clifton, Karachi.


Dawn Education Expo 2013

Dawn Education Expo 2013

Feb 09 - 10, 2013

The Dawn Education Expo 2013 kicked off at Feb 9-10, 2013, offering bright prospects of acquiring education in local and international institutions.


‘Chevening Debate’ at SZABIST

Chevening Debate at SZABIST

Feb 01 - 02, 2013

SZABIST and British High Commission jointly organized the‘Chevening Debate’ at SZABIST on February 4, 2013. The event was aimed at apprising the students about the Chevening Scholarships, awarded by the UK government for a one-year Master’s degree in the UK.


SZABIST Career Fair 2013 Draws Eminent Employers

SZABIST Career Fair 2013 Draws Eminent Employers

Feb 01 - 02, 2013

SZABIST held 2-days Career Fair from February 01 to 02, 2013. SZABIST graduates and final year students attended this Career Fair and proved their drive for a successful future.


6 Days Workshop on Faculty Professional Development

A Book Launch Ceremony Back from the Brink: India-Pakistan Ties Revisited

Jan 16, 2013

SZABIST held a book launch ceremony on January 16, 2013. The name of a book is “Back from the Brink: India-Pakistan Relations Revisited” edited by Dr. Riaz Shaikh Head of Social Sciences Department SZABIST.


SZABIST Adventure Society

SZABIST Adventure Society

Dec 24 to Jan 01, 2012-2013

This Year we take you to Kashmir - one of Pakistan's most beautiful places!. It is going to be a one week fun-packed trip which you would NOT want to miss.
Explore Kashmir the SAS style. Not only does the whole trip include valleys and sight-seeing, but also many more adventurous activities and a wholesome of thrill!! Sight seeing includes - Muzaffarabad - Pattika - Kundal Shahi - Peerchanasi - Kutton - Keran - Sharda (Neelum Valley)


6 Days Workshop on Faculty Professional Development

2nd Cascading Workshop on Faculty Professional Development

Dec 10 - 18, 2012 (10:00 am – 4:00 pm)

Workshop on Faculty Professional Development organized by Ms. Dania Majeed to improve the teaching and classroom management skills based on two modules Academic Planning & Management and Microteaching by the HEC certified Master Trainers Mr. Zaki Rashidi and Ms. Dania Majeed respectively


SZABISt 2nd International Research Conference (SIRC) on Management, Social Sciences, Economics & Computing.

2nd International Research Conference (SIRC) on Management, Social Sciences, Economics & Computing.

Dec 14 - 15, 2012

SZABIST 2nd International Research Conference (SIRC) on Management, Social Sciences, Economics & Computing was held on December 14 -15, 2012 at 90 Clifton, karachi.


International Conference on Social Sciences in Pakistan: Challenges and Opportunities

‘International Conference on Social Sciences in Pakistan: Challenges and Opportunities’

Dec 01, 2012

SZABIST Holds ‘International Conference on Social Sciences in Pakistan: Challenges and Opportunities’ on December 01, 2012


Adobe Photoshop workshop for MBA students

"Adobe Photoshop workshop for MBA students"

Nov 15, 2012

Adobe Photoshop workshop for MBA students from 1:00pm to 6:00pm in Lab 3 and 4 at Clifton 90 by Mr. SULAIMAN JAWAID, Owner CF-SOL Pakistan, CEO MateStop, HOD of IT Solarization Welfare


IDEAS Explosion 2012

5th Annual ZABMUN Conference

Nov 08-11, 2012

5th Annual ZABMUN Conference will be held from November 8-11, 2012 at Carlton Hotel, Karachi


Career Management & Counseling

"Career Management & Counseling"

Nov 10, 2012

Seminar on "Career Management & Counseling" on 10th Nov, 2012


Invitation to Inauguration of Indigenous Wind Turbine - SZABIST

Invitation to Inauguration of Indigenous Wind Turbine - SZABIST

Nov 9, 2012

On the 9th Nov 2012, SZABIST is inaugurating its medium rise one of a kind Indigenous Wind Turbine at its Center for Renewable Energy Research (CRER) near Gharo.


IDEAS Explosion 2012

IEEE SSB is holding a Techno-Week at SZABIST

Nov 05-06, 2012

IEEE SSB is holding a Techno-Week at SZABIST from November 5-6, 2012


IDEAS Explosion 2012

Seminar on Effects of IT on Elementary Education

Nov 04, 2012

Seminar on Effects of IT on Elementary Education. Nov 4, 2012 at Arena


9th Convocation 2012

9th Convocation 2012

Oct 13, 2012

The convocation of Szabist was held on 13th October, 2012 at Expo Centre.


IDEAS Explosion 2012

"IDEAS Explosion 2012" by SZABIST Entrepreneurial Society(SES)

Oct 06, 2012

The aim of this event is to promote entrepreneurship in the ranks of students and give them a platform to promote their entrepreneurial ventures.


Help Us, Lend a Healing Hand

Oct 3rd, 2012

Help Us, Lend a Healing Hand - Support Todd Shea at SZABIST. Raise Funds for Balochistan Flood IDPs held on October 3rd, 2012.


SZABIST National Conference on "Jinnah's Vision"

Sep 25, 2012

SZABIST National Conference on "Jinnah's Vision" of a Modern Nation State for Pakistan held on September 25th, 2012.


Potential of Stem Cell Research Highlighted Dr Tahir Shamsi

Sep 11th, 2012

Director and senior professor of haematology of the National Institute of Blood Diseases (NIDB), Karachi, on September 11th, 2012.


Orientation Day 2012 of SZABIST

Aug 4th, 2012

The SZABIST Orientation Day on August 4th, 2012.


Build your Career Through MBTI

Jul 18th, 2012

The 2s Approach organized by OPEN SZABIST Karachi Student Chapter


"South Asia: Shared Heritage: Common Aspirations"

Jul 5th, 2012

A lecture by Dr. Ram Puniyani


59th Birthday of Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto Shaheed

Jun 21st, 2012

SZABIST Karachi celebrated the 59th Birthday of Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto Shaheed


The News Education Expo 2012

Jun 9 - 10, 2012

The News Education Expo 2012 kicked off at Jun 9-10, 2012, offering bright prospects of acquiring education in local and international institutions.


14th National Conference on History and War

Jun 1st, 2012

Dr. Mubarak Ali, which addressing 14th National Conference on History at SZABIST, Karachi. Topic of the conference was “History and War”.


SZABIST International Research Conference

Aug 5th, 2012

SZABIST International Research Conference on Management Sciences, Economics, & Computing