Karachi (Muhammad Yasir) The Institute of Business Administration, Karachi will hold its Annual Convocation on December 7, 2019 to confer degrees to the graduating batch of 926 students (673 undergraduates from six programs, 252 post graduates from eight programs, and one PhD candidate).
The first batch of BS Economics and MS Journalism will graduate and enter the job market. The IBA is the first Institute to offer a specialized degree in Journalism. Eighty percent of the Institute’s current graduating batch has attained employment of their choice within 3 months of graduation.
The Chief Guest of the ceremony will be Advisor to Prime Minister on Finance and Revenue Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh. Minister for Food and Parliamentary Affairs, Government of Sindh Mr. Nisar Ahmed Khuhro and Co-Founder The Citizens Foundation (TCF) Mr. Mushtaq Chhapra will be attending as Guests of Honour. Patron IBA and Chief Minister Sindh, Syed Murad Ali Shah is also expected to grace the occasion.
This year a few of the medals and awards have been sponsored by the corporate sector and philanthropists, including Martin Dow, Pakistan Beverage Limited, PepsiCo, Sui Southern Gas Company Limited (SSGC), United Bank Limited, Pakistan Press Foundation and Aftab Associates and Mr. Mumtaz Hassan Khan.
With over 6 decades of legacy, the Institute has achieved prominence across national and international platforms due to the quality of its graduates and esteemed faculty which is well versed in numerous disciplines, where more than 60% of the faculty members hold a PhD degree.