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The Education Department of Sindh from pre-partition to post partition era was looked after by an officer called the Director Public Instructions with headquarter at Karachi. In 1955, the post of Director Public Instructions was re-designated as Director of Education Karachi. In 1962, a separate Directorate of Education for Hyderabad region was established. Again in 1972, at the time of Nationalization of private Educational Institutions, the Directorate of Education was divided into the Directorate of College Education and the Directorate of School Education.

There are about 270 (Male & Female) colleges in the province of Sindh and are divided into five regions, that is Karachi, Hyderabad, Sukkur, Mirpurkas and Larkana.The region wise distribution of colleges is as under:


Sr. # Region Male Female Total
01 Karachi 66 65 131
02 Hyderabad 40 25 65
03 Mirpurkhas 10 08 18
04 Sukkur 24 12 36
05 Larkana 15 05 20

There have been changes in the nomenclature of the directorate of college education in Sindh. From 1972 to 13-08-2001; the head of office was called the Director of Colleges Education; and then from 14-08-2001 to 30-06-2006, the colleges were looked after by the District Officer Education (Colleges) Karachi. The colleges were functioning under the administrative control of the District Government Karachi. In 2006, the administrative control of colleges was transferred from District Government to Government of Sindh. An officer of BPS-19 was posted as Regional Director (Colleges), subsequently in 2011, the post of Regional Director was upgraded, and an officer of BPS-20 was posted as the Director College Education, Karachi Region, Karachi.

The Director of College Education is a Controlling Officer, who looks after administrative affairs of the colleges of his region and is an intermediate link between the colleges and the Government of Sindh through the Director General (Colleges) Sindh.

Prof: Inam Ahmed, an officer of BPS-20 has taken-over the charge of the office of Director College Education, Karachi Region, Karachi on 14th May, 2013.

The working of this Directorate has been divided into three sections, namely, Human Resource Section, Finance Section and Inspection Section. The Head of each section is an Additional Director of BPS-19, who supervises the working of his subordinate Deputy Director, Assistant Director, Superintendent and other clerical staff, specified as under:


1. Human Resource Management Section.

  • All administrative measurements.
  • Transfer, posting and Leave cases.
  • Seniority lists, promotions, A.C.R.
  • NOC for Hajj and passport.

2. Finance Section.

  • Budget and Accounts, Audit and Account of Colleges.
  • Pension/ Gratuity & G. P. Funds etc.
  • Matters pertaining to A.G. Sindh and Finance Department.
  • All utilities matters, i.e., Electricity, Sui Southern Gas Telephone etc.

3. Inspection & Planning Section.

  • Inspection, construction, renovation/maintenance work of    Colleges.
  • Planning of new schemes, new SNE proposals, trainings and scholarships.
  • Academic affairs, co-curricular activities and different activities in Colleges.
  • Court/ Ombudsman cases and Assembly Questions.
  •  Enquiries/probes

Names of the Incumbent remained as Heads of this Directorate:


                                                Established on 16-09-1972

S # Name From To
03      15-08-2001



                                                Established on 14-08-2001 

S # Name From To
01 Prof. Dr. M.M.A. Feroze   Ph.D 15-08-2001 31-01-2003
02 Prof. Muhammad Asghar Khan 01-02-2003 04-03-2003
03 Prof. Haroon Rashid 04-03-2003 31-03-2004
04 Prof. Zaheer Ahmed       (look after charge) 01-04-2004 15-05-2004
05 Prof. Muhammad Asghar Khan 15-05-2004 25-10-2005
06 Prof. Mrs. Munawar Shafiq Khan 25-10-2005 30-06-2006


                          REGIONAL DIRECTOR (COLLEGES), KARACHI (BPS-19)

                                               Established on 10-04-2007 

S # Name From To
01 Prof. Mrs. Munawar Shafiq Khan 01-07-2007 08-08-2009
02 Prof. Mrs. Najma Niaz 18-08-2009 04-11-2011
03 Prof. Barkat Ali Hyderi   (BS-19,look after charge) 23-10-2012 18-04-2013
04 Prof. Zamir Ahmed Khoso   (BS-19,look after charge) 01-01-2016 25-05-2017



S # Name From To
01 Prof. Rani Sultan Shaikh
05-11-2011  31-08-2012
02 Prof. Inam Ahmed 14-05-2013 31-12-2015
03 Prof. Muhammad Mashooque  26-05-2017


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