Islamic banking and finance industry has experienced exponential growth across the globe. This growth has created high demand for Islamic financial products and services. regardless of this high growth there is a dearth of skilled human capital in the industry. In order tp play its role in the promotion of Islamic finance education, the Centre for Islamic finance, Institute of Management Sciences ( CEIF IMSciences) aims to introduce Master of Science in Islamic Business and Finance (MS IB&F) The program is particularly designed to develop the research side of the professionals, who can contribute to the depth of Islamic banking and finance industry through research and innovation to continuously boost the growth of Islamic financial markets, consequently, promote financial inclusion and development of the discipline. MS IB&F is welltimed proposal, which can fulfill the dire need of leadership expertise for the exponentially growing Islamic banking and finance industry and will also advance the role of Institute of Management Sciences in meeting the higher education requirements of the country.
To promote high quality research-based education in Islamic Finance and banking
To produce leaders for Islamic Finance and banking industries through advancement of the students’ knowledge, skills and attitude towards high quality research.
The MS Islamic Business & Finance program is developed to; Build competence of students to further advance theory and practice of Islamic Finance To equip students with the latest tools of research for promotion of Islamic Finance and banking
Eligibility for Admission
16 years of education in any relevant disciplines such as Islamic Banking and Finance, Management, Business, Economics, Islamiat, and Usul e Fiqh, with a 2.70 CGPA in semester system or 60 % marks in the annual system (with a minimum of 120 credit hours in bachelor’s and 60 credit hours in the master’s program in the relevant field) from any HEC recognized Institution/University.
Qualifying the NTS GAT-General test/Institute’s own test or any other test required by the HEC with 50% marks and interview is mandatory for admission.
The Hafiz Quran shall be given a special credit of 20 marks.
The credit marks shall be added subject to fulfillment of basic requisite academic qualification.
Total Required Credit Hours: Forty-Eight (48) Applicants having graduate degrees (16 years) in Islamic Banking and Finance, Management and Business will be given exemptions up-to 18 credit hours.