Born in Karachi in 1953, Dr. Asim Hussain was educated at the Karachi Grammar School, Cadet College Petaro, Dow Medical College Karachi and in Europe. He is the grandson of Dr. Sir Ziauddin Ahmad. Hussain has served as Advisor to the Prime Minister on Petroleum & Natural Resources and Chairman of the National Reconstruction Bureau (NRB) with the status of a Federal Minister. In recognition of his invaluable contribution to the country, Hussain was conferred Sitara-e-Imtiaz on March 23, 2005.

Message of Chancellor

Since its inception, Ziauddin University has been a dynamic and ever-growing institution. The University provides an enabling environment for quality teaching learning and research through its state-of-the-art facilities and renowned competent faculty members. It offers a wealth of study opportunities across a wide range of professional disciplines.

The year 2014-15 was a year of great academic achievements. At ZU we initiated the research department, and our faculty published 138 articles in various journals.

With the establishment of DED and CME departments at ZU, we aspire for international standards both in academics and healthcare sector. We will provide you a variety of possibilities for growing and learning during the next few years.


Dr. Asim Hussain (Sitara-e-Imtiaz, Nishan-e-Imtiaz)
Ziauddin University