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The Institute of Business Administration was set up by the Government of Pakistan in 1955, as a division of the University of Karachi.

In order to develop the Institute on modern lines, the government sought technical assistance from USAID in the matter of;

  • Provision of American advisers,
  • Training of Pakistani teachers in American universities
  • Provision of an adequate library of business and allied subjects.

In the 5-year development budget of IBA , three to four million dollars have been spent on the development of the Institute in the form of technical assistance, vast sums of rupee expenditure have also been incurred to bring it to its present level of performance.

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IBA, Development plan, Proforma, Non-recurring expenditure, Student body, Business research, Growth projects, Progressive enrollment

The third five-year development plan of IBA 1965-70

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