Category Archives: Educational Institutions of Karachi

Liaquat National Hospital

By Dr. Saad Bashir    One of the oldest major hospitals in Karachi is the Liaquat National Hospital. Soon after the creation of Pakistan the Red Cross Committee, which was chaired by Syed Wajid Ali, (one of the three illustrious … Continue reading

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Prof. Muhammed Raziuddin Siddiqui

By Dr. Adnan Zuberi Prof Muhammed Raziuddin Siddiqui A Karachiite, student of Albert EINSTEIN Born 1908 Hyderabad Deccan Died 1998 Islamabad Following is the excerpt of an article written by Prof K Stevenson In an Indian Journal Dr Siddiqui was … Continue reading

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Educator A. M. Qureshi

By Dr. Adnan Zuberi  Mr AM Qureshi 1918- 1989 Founder of Islamia college, Qureshi high school and owned Marie Colaco School. Born in Rajkot, Kathiawar, Gujrat. He had no formal education. Moved to Karachi in 1938 and started to work … Continue reading

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Abdullah College for Women, Karachi.

ABDULLAH GOVT. COLLEGE FOR WOMEN, North Nazimabad Karachi. The founder late Mirza Ali Azhar Barlas with his family some 50 years ago. In the back being held by his caregiver is Mr. Ali Sarwar Barlas (our member) who kindly forwarded this photo … Continue reading

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The “Saint” Schools of Karachi

By Azra Malik (Alumnus St. Joseph’s Convent School) Locked down ! Sitting idle at home with not much to do, except reading and writing. Thinking fondly about the past and looking back at the way things used to be. A … Continue reading

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Teachers

By Ms. Anjum Khan  Teaching is a very noble profession no doubt .. Teachers are the builders for tomorow .. We can never pay back for their hard work and what they taught us all these years .. what ever … Continue reading

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English Grammar and Composition by Wren and Martin.

WREN AND MARTIN By Dr. Sohail Ansari A part of curriculum in India since 1935 that carried on following partition, High School English Grammar and Composition By Wren and Martin was included in our school books as well. Most will … Continue reading

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Dow Medical College Inauguration 1945

Sohail Ansari There was a long standing medical school in Hyderabad. In 1930’s reforms were brought in to health and medical education. The school in Hyderabad gave a diploma level licensure; those taking course needed only matriculation for the course. There … Continue reading

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Dow Medical College Karachi

Dow Medical College established in 1945 before India Partition was the first medical school in Karachi. It grew into the one and only and a premier institution until 1970s when other medical schools were started.  In 2018 it has completed … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s High School, Karachi.

Secondary school building of St. Patrick’s School. The photo is from before the 1980’s It was designed by Rev. Fr. Hillary Lardinoye OFM., the Dutch priest-architect. He also designed St. Joseph’s College for Women and St. Lawrence’s Girls School. (Information courtesy … Continue reading

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