Mohammad Ali Jinnah University was established in 1998 after grant of a charter by the Government of Sindh. The University was named after the father of nation Quaid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah to offer the highest quality of education.
The name of the University comprises three great leaders: Mohammad (PBUH) signifying the importance of moral values as one of the most important objectives of the University. The name of Hazrat Ali (Babul Ilm) highlights the importance of knowledge given at the University. The name Jinnah emphasizes leadership qualities inculcated at the University.
In the last eight years Mohammad Ali Jinnah University had made tremendous progress. In terms of number of students Mohammad Ali Jinnah University has become one of the top universities.