The Sindh Madressatul Islam University has been operating since 1885. It was founded as a high school, and elevated to the status of a college in 1943. Given its growth and impact, SMIU was once again promoted in 2002, this time gaining the recognition as a full-fledged university.
SMIU faculty and students are involved in many social activities. The university constantly endeavors toward inculcating in each student a sense of social commitment and professional excellence. These are some of those activities: