Life at Riphah

Life at Riphah

IT & Computer Services

IT and Computer Services department provides a wide range of services, facilities and support including high speed network access, high specification PCs and laptops and high quality help, advice and training to the students, faculty and staff members. The University is using 30MB fiber-optic internet connectivity through the HEC’s PERN project. This facility is providing state-of-the-art communication infrastructure to meet the requirement of the networking and internet relating to the learning and research. This facilitates audio/video conferencing and access to the digital library resources and to the University Information Portal. All the campuses and hostels are linked through fiber-optic and alongside Wi-Fi internet access is also available at several locations. A structured program for using computers in the field of medical education; namely “Computer Assisted Learning Program” is also introduced to enhance the computing skills of the students. Top of the line Campus Management and Learning Management Systems have also been installed to ensure quick and online academic services to all the stakeholders.


Cafeteria services catering with hygienic snacks, full meals and drinks are provided on payment on all the campuses of the University. Separate café for girls and boys on all campuses.

Prayer Area

Mosques are established at all campuses while separate prayer areas for females are also located in all campuses.

Book Shop

Bookshops are located in all the constituent campuses of the university to make available the textbooks, learning materials, photocopy services, and stationary items besides secretarial facility for both the students and faculty/staff.

Internet Access

All the campuses and hostels are linked through fiber optic and alongside Wi-Fi internet access is also available at several locations.



Riphah International University is providing transport facility to their students from Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Texila and Wah. The facility is provided at I-14 Main Campus Islamabad, Al-Mizan Campus Peshawar Road Rawalpindi WISH Campus H-8 and City Campus G-7 Islamabad for morning and evening both classes. Routes, maps, charges, timings details are available at Student Services Department. Transport is handled by operations department while forms are available at Student Services Department, charges are according to mileage.



There are two separate hostels for boys and girls. Provost Hostels is top most authority of the hostels. There are two senior resident advisors in both Male & Female hostels and one male and two female Resident Advisors work under the supervision of provost hostels. Hostel Administrator also provides the services under the custody of provost. The students who wish to join the Hostels of Riphah International University will adapt the following procedure. Student will get information from Admissions Office about the availability of seat and dues. In case of availability of seat student will apply to provost for getting permission through admission office. After the getting permission from provost hostels Student will remit the hostel-dues in Fee & Dues Department and submit the Hostel Form with all required documents to Admissions Office. Admissions Office will forward the application to Provost Hostels. Provost Office will refer the student to assigned hostel and room. Documents Required with Hostel Form; Hostel Form, Fee/Dues receipt, Photographs, Affidavit, Parents/guardian ID copy, Visitors Photographs (only for Female), Visitors ID copies (only for Female)

Male Hostel Address:

Street No. 2, House No. 215, Sector F-15/1, Khayaban-e-Kashmir Housing Society, Islamabad

Female Hostel Address:

Female hostel is situated within campus.

Address: Riphah International University, Hajj Complex I-14 Islamabad.




The Information Services Department serves the information needs of the faculty and student community and offers quality services. Five (5) Libraries and two (2) Learning Resource Centers (LRCs) are engaged to serve the Riphah research community, teachers and students. Information Services Department has created an integrated and seamless web information environment to streamline access to serve users. The department has access to a rich and diverse collection of 10,000,000 online articles, 100,000 books and 10,000 online journals. Under a consortium, our libraries and learning resource centers are part of a network of 250 major libraries of twenty-one (21) Muslim countries. This arrangement offers an inter-library loan of books and articles that are not available locally.


  1. Main Campus Library (Zulfiqar Library), I-14, Islamabad
  2. Al-Mizan Campus Library, Old Supreme Court Building, Sadar, Rawalpindi
  3. City Campus Library, G-7/4, Islamabad
  4. City Campus II Library, ETB F-5 Islamabad
  5. WISH Campus Library, H-8/2, Islamabad
  6. Railway Hospital Library, Rawalpindi
  7. Lahore Campus Library, Lahore
  8. Lahore City Campus Library, Lahore
  9. Lahore Raiwind Campus Library, Lahore
  10. RAK Dental College library, Ras Al Khiema, UAE
  11. Learning Resource Centre(s):
  12. LRC at Female Hostel, 1-14, Islamabad & Boys Hostel F-15 Islamabad



The university believes and is gradually moving towards the paper less environment. Therefore, a top of the line campus management system-CMS and learning management system, Virtual Learning Environment-VLE have been installed to ensure quick and online academics services to all the stakeholders. Through these systems, the lectures, class activities and teaching materials are made available on VLE. Assignments, quizzes, marks and results are uploaded on CMS. It also carries student’s bio data and the attendance record.


All campuses are well guarded by the round-the-clock-security services through active security guards, fenced boundary walls and equipped with the CCTV cameras to ensure safe environment for all the stakeholders.

Class rooms & Auditorium

The classroom and auditoriums are fully furnished and are equipped with audio/video aids for better modern learning environment.

Riphah FM 102.2

Media plays a pivotal role in social, economic and political development of a country. Realizing the potential of campus radio to educate and inform students in particular and community in general, Riphah International University established its campus radio Riphah FM 102.2 in 2009. Riphah FM 102.2 was established with the following objectives:

  1. Education with commitment
  2. Information with complete truth
  3. Entertainment with ethics


Riphah FM 102.2 works in alignment with the vision of Riphah International University: establishment of state-of-the-art educational institutions with a focus on inculcating Islamic ethical values. It also works as community radio to address various social and ethical issues being faced by our community.

Riphah FM 102.2 not only brings educational, informational and entertaining programming fair to the RIU students and community, but also provides a platform to the students to build their communication and presentation skills in a professional working media environment. It provides them hands-on training in audio production: script writing, anchoring and editing.


First Aid

The assistance given to students suffering a sudden illness or injury with care provided to preserve life, prevent the condition from worsening, and/or promote recovery, all campuses are equipped with the facility of first aid at Student Services Department.

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