BS (Accounting & Finance) program has been accredited with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP) as Relevant Degree Awarding Institute (RDAI), and BS (A &F) graduates will now be able to claim eight exemptions in CA Pakistan qualification and will be completing Chartered Accountancy Certification on a fast-track basis.

SZABIST’s BE (Mechatronics) program has been accredited by Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC) Under Washington Accord Level-II (OBE).

The Washington Accord is an international agreement signed between engineering bodies that are responsible for accrediting engineering degrees in their country.

The Washington Accord is dedicated to ease the mobility of professional engineers. By recognizing engineering degrees as equivalent among all signatory countries, it makes it easier for engineers to gain professional registration in other countries, enhancing credit transfer and employment opportunities.

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SZABIST has been accredited with ACCA-UK till December 31, 2024.

  • BBA graduates will get exemption of 6 papers (F1, F2, F3, F5, F7 and F9) in ACCA-UK qualification.
  • BS (Accounting & Finance) graduates will get exemption of 9 papers (F1 to F9) in ACCA-UK qualification.

Normally, accreditations and exemptions are sought by, and granted to, Accounting and Finance programs. However, we ensure our curriculum matches international and professional standards, and are given 6 exemptions for our BBA program, for all 5 campuses for 5 years.


SZABIST Bachelors of Business Administration (BBA) program is Affiliated with the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute’s University Affiliation Program (UAP).

CFA program is a high-level internationally recognised postgraduate professional certification for investment and financial professionals.

  • As an affiliated university, BBA students of SZABIST have access to CFA scholarships, the CFA Program® eBook curriculum, sample CFA Program exams and Financial Analysts Journal® articles.
  • Scholarships will also be available to permanent faculty for CFA examinations.
  • This affiliation will further enhance job prospects and career growth for our BBA graduates.

CILT (Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport)

SZABIST, as an accredited Training Provider of the Chartered Institute of Logistic and Transport International, is offering International Certificate in Logistics and Transport (level 3) course designed to support professionals in the transportation, supply of inputs and outputs and storage sectors. The Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport (CILT) is the leading international professional body for supply chain, logistics and transport and encourages its development globally. Its objective is to encourage the Art and Science of Logistics and Transport.

Coventry University

After completing two years at SZABIST, Karachi, the student can apply for the Final Year to the Coventry University, UK for their Bachelor’s Degree OR continue with the Internal BABS program and earn a HEC recognized degree.

UoL (University of London)

SZABIST off­ers an evening law programme that enables students to achieve a University of London LLB (Hons) degree in a minimum of two (for students with a bachelor’s degree) or three years (standard entry). The University of London is a world renowned provider of legal education.