Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Dewan University was established by the Sindh Act No. IX of 2013 by Sindh Assembly on 1st March 2013. The University has been recognized as a degree awarding institute by the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan (HEC) in 2014.
The university admitted its first batch of students in January 2015. The faculties of SBB Dewan University are now offering various programmes in DPT, Pharm. D. BBA, MBA, BS in Economic and Finance and BS in Agriculture and Industrial Economics. The Dewan Institute of Fashion Design is offering four-year degree programe of Bachelor in Fashion Design and two-year Diploma in Fashion Design. SBB Dewan University is established by Dewan Muhammad Yousuf Farooqui, a philanthropist and Chairman of Yousuf Dewan Companies – a leadingbusiness group of Pakistan. Dewan University provides enormous opportunities to its students for internships and practical training in the business sectors of Yousuf Dewan Companies such as automobiles, cement, textiles and sugar during and after the studies. This training provides an edge to the students of SBB Dewan University over others, in starting their professional careers.