The University deems it obligatory to look after the welfare of the students admitted to its various programs. All efforts are made to facilitate students stay at the Campus and provide opportunities for wholesome development of student’s personalities. Directorate of Students Affairs has been established to provide necessary guidance and assistance.
Facilities Exclusive to IMCS Students:
The Institute has its own well stocked Seminar Library comprising of 23444 books and 23232 books separately. Both of the libraries have a comprehensive range of books available related to mathematical and computer sciences. There is a large study area within 1st library which is air-conditioned.
The Institute has seven computer laboratories which are equipped with latest P-IV machines. All the laboratories are air-conditioned and connected with the local ISP of the University via Fiber Optics. All the labs have an internet connection with a 4 Mbps bandwidth available through the local ISP. Multimedia Projectors are also available in the laboratories for the teachers in order to demonstrate practical work.
ALL PAKISTAN TOUR
A study cum entertainment tour of all Pakistan is arranged for final year students of the Institute each year. This tour is arranged by the Institute and sponsored by the Institute, in order to provide an opportunity, to the students, of visiting some famous and historical places of the country.
Following additional facilities are available:
BUREAU OF STUDENTS’ TUTORIAL COUNSELING AND GUIDANCE SERVICES (STAGS)
The main purpose of the Bureau is to provide guidance and counselling to the students of the University of Sindh in helping them in solving their personal and academic problems and guide them in their career-planning in the light of their aptitudes and abilities.
In addition to personal counselling, it extends academic services and also emotional, financial, legal and health problems are discussed and necessary advice is given to the students. Students specially the foreign students are given orientation about the campus, the hostels, teaching departments, Seminar Libraries, Allama I.I. Kazi Library, Games & Sports facilities, the Administration and the Institute of Sindhology and other important places. The Bureau is also responsible for organizing Co-Curricular activities in collaboration with various Institutes/ Departments of the University, inter collegiate debates and Quiz Competitions, in addition to study tours of students and has been hosting students a tour from other universities on exchange basis.
The University has well stocked reference Library named Allama I.I. Kazi Library, comprising 2,55,000 books including reference and text books and rare manuscripts. In addition, there is a comprehensive range of periodicals, magazines and research journals available in the Library. There is a large study area within the Library where students are able to study in an undisturbed setting. The library has been centrally air-conditioned. It provides cool and congenial atmosphere for academic pursuit The Library remains open from morning until late in the evening. The concerned staff is available to advise and guide the students. Photo-copying service is available within library premises.
Researchers can also benefit from E-mail & Internet facility now available at the Library. A significant addition is the online Digital Library providing access to 18000 research journals.
The University provides residential facility to about 2600 students in its various Hostels both at Allama I.I. Kazi and Elsa Kazi Campuses. There are eight Hostels out of which six Hostels are for the boys, one for the girls and one for the teachers residing at the Campus. Presently 650 Girls & about 2000 boys are residing in hostels.
The University has its own play grounds, indoor courts and stadium for the students. The Sindh University Sports Board organizes regular games and sports competition. Inter-Collegiate and Inter-University Tournaments are held annually both for girls and boys. The recently completed Fatima Jinnah Gymnasium for girls, at the Campus provided necessary boost to girl’s participation in wholesome sports activities.
FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: The University grants limited Free ships and Bursaries to the deserving students on Poverty-cum-Merit basis. Dr. Sauer Scholarship is also awarded to local female students on merit basis.
QARZ-E-HASNA SCHEME: Qarz-e-Hasna is also given to deserving students under the Qarz-e-Hasna Scheme, by the Pakistan Banking Council.
SCHOLARSHIPS: Scholarships are also awarded by the District Councils, Directorate of College Education in Sindh and by other Agencies.
There is one dispensary for students maintained by the University. Ambulance is also available for students round the clock to meet any emergency. Medical care is also available in Dispensary in Hostel, in late evening hours.