History of SKBZ College

Defence Authority Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed High School for Boys was established in April 1988. As the building was donated by HH Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the school was named after him. Later, the school was upgraded to Intermediate level in 1989. Initially the school and the college were both affiliated with Federal Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Islamabad. Later in 1993 it got affiliated with Board of Secondary Education, Karachi. On the establishment of DHA Degree College for Men, intermediate classes were shifted and the school continued to function up to secondary level. In January 2001, the school was again upgraded to College level. Introduced O' Level section (Class VI Onward) at SKBZ College in 2010.

Since its inception the school has strived to provide quality education to its students. DA SKBZ College aims to create a harmonious balance between academic demands, sports, cultural activities and community life. It challenges its pupils to be intellectually inquisitive and socially conscious.

The college is located in the heart of Defence Housing Authority , in Phase VI on Khayaban-e-Rahat , a link road between Khayaban-e-Ittehad and Khayaban-e-Hafiz. Morever, it is connected through a network of roads from all around providing an easy approach. The location is ideal for healty learning , being away from the disturbing din and glamour of the town.


The aim of college is to provide quality education from Pre-Primary level to Secondary/O level, upto Intermediate level with due emphasis on Islamic teaching, character building, curricular and co-curricular activities so as to imbibe a spirit of leadership, brotherhood, fraternity, tolerance and respect for each other.

Intensive efforts are devoted to develop religious, social and moral values for the grooming of a balanced personality. The school is an extension of home, aim to create an environment that fosters and sharpens the socio-environmental attitudes of a child

The insignia

The motto of the college is portrayed in the insignia with an Eagle symbolizing 'Power', a book representing "Knowledge" and a verse from the Holy Book calling man to explore the universe through the advancement of science and technology.

Boards and University affiliations

For SSC Part I (Class IX) & SSC Part II (Class X) [Secondary School Certificate], the institution is affiliated with the Board of Secondary Education, Karachi. For more information visit Board official website http://www.bsek.edu.pk

For Intermediate classes HSSC Part I (Class XI) , HSSC Part II (Class XII) the college is affiliated with the Board of Intermediate Education, Karachi. For more information visit Board official website http://www.biek.edu.pk

For O Level school has affiliations with British Council /Univeristy of Cambridge. For more information visit British Council website at http://www.britishcouncil.org/pakistan.htm


The administrative control of college is vested in Administrator of Defence Housing Authority. Secretary, Defence Govt of Pakistan is the Chairman of the Executive Board and Corps Commander Karachi, is the President of the Executive Committee for controlling the affairs of the Authority including its educational institution.

President Administrator, DHA Karachi
Members Director Education , DHA Karachi
  Additional Director Colleges, DHA Karachi
  Principal DA Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed College, Karachi
Medium of Instruction
The medium of instruction in the school and college is "ENGLISH".
Campus Area

The college is located in the heart of Defence Housing Authority in Phase VI, on Khayaban-e-Rahat. The campus covers an area of 25000 sq yards including three storied building for school and seprate three storied building for college section. The best sports facilities in town are available at SKBZ College including Cricket,Hockey, Footbal Grounds, Squash Court,Volly Ball, Basketball Court, Badminton and Table Tennins in Gymnasium and Swimming pool.

There is sufficient open area for Morning Assembly and recreation during recess. Besides, there are lush green lawns and play items for Montessori classes.


Location Maps

Bus Z-2 Mazda passes infront of DA SKBZ College on main Khayaban-e-Rahat, Phase VI, DHA. Bus X-10 Mazda will drop you near Cantonment Board Clifton round about on Khayaban-e-Hafiz then on left side on Khayaban-e-Rahat college is at a distance of 500 meter. Mazda Bus W-21 passing by Khayaban-e-Shabaz will drop you near popular avenue and the road lead towards the main Gate #2 of SKBZ college.