Top 10 MBA Universities in Pakistan

Want to get admission in a good MBA university? Ahead is a list of the top mba universities in Pakistan to get yourself enrolled.

Pakistan is full of MBA universities. With every university claiming to be the best, choosing a university to get admission in MBA is quite challenging. But no need to worry, we looked at the rankings, reviews of students, social integration, available facilities, community development, number of publications, and faculty ratings to choose the best of the best universities from the lot. Here are our carefully selected top MBA universities in Pakistan that will help you make your career.

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Top 10 MBA Universities in Pakistan

 

Name HEC Ranking Fee Structure (Per Semester) Official website
Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), Lahore 1 Rs. 582,947 https://lums.edu.pk/
Institute of Business Administration (IBA), Karachi 2 Rs. 260,000 https://www.iba.edu.pk/
Iqra University,Karachi 3 Rs. 8,850 https://iqra.edu.pk/
Sukkar, Institute of Business Administration, Sukkar 4 Rs. 90,000 https://www.iba-suk.edu.pk/
National College of Business Administration & Economics, Lahore 5
  • MBA (1.5 Years) Total Package: Rs. 252,450
  • MBA (2.5 Years) Total Package: Rs. 453,850
  •  MBA Exe (2 years) Total Package: Rs. 405,000
https://ncbae.edu.pk/
Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science & Technology, Karachi 6 MBA 36 Cr.Hr

Rs. 101,400

MBA 72 Cr.Hr. Rs. 152,100

https://szabist.edu.pk/
Institute of Management Sciences,Peshawar 7 Starts from Rs. 16,200 https://imsciences.edu.pk/
Lahore School of Economics, Lahore 8 Starts from Rs. 125,000 https://lahoreschoolofeconomics.edu.pk/
Imperial College of Business Studies, Lahore 9 Starts from Rs. 88, 020 http://www.imperial.edu.pk/
Institute of Business Management, Karachi 10 Starts from Rs. 122,860 https://www.iobm.edu.pk/

 

Note: The HEC rankings and fee structure is according to the year 2021. They are subject to change.

  1. Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), Lahore

Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), Lahore has been sitting on the top spot of the HEC business university ranking for quite some time now. Its academic, extra curricular, and administrative facilities are outstanding and that is one of the reasons why it has outcasted all other business universities in Pakistan. Whatsmore, its superior quality of offered programs has enabled it to make its place in the top 800 universities of the world. LUMS is proud of producing professional businessmen and leaders of the society.

Though their programs are a little bit pricey, for the quality they offer, it is worth it.

LUMS offers following programs:

LUMS Undergraduate Programs

  • BSc (Honours) Accounting and Finance
  • BSc (Honours) Management Science
  • BA (Honours) English
  • BA (Honours) History
  • BSc (Honours) Anthropology and Sociology
  • BSc (Honours) Economics
  • BSc (Honours) Economics and Mathematics (Joint Major)
  • BSc (Honours) Political Science
  • BSc (Honours) Politics and Economics
  • BS Biology
  • BS Chemical Engineering
  • BS Chemistry
  • BS Computer Science
  • BS Economics and Mathematics (Joint Major)
  • BS Electrical Engineering
  • BS Mathematics
  • BS Physics
  • BA-LL.B (Honours)

LUMS Masters Programs

  • MBA
  • Executive MBA
  • MS Business and Public Policy
  • MS Technology Management and Entrepreneurship
  • MS Healthcare Management and Innovation
  • MS Financial Management
  • MS Accounting and Analytics
  • MS Supply Chain and Retail Management
  • Executive MPhil Education Leadership and Management
  • MPhil Education Leadership and Management
  • MS Economics
  • MS Biology
  • MS Chemistry
  • MS Computer Science
  • MS Electrical Engineering
  • MS Mathematics
  • MS Physics

LUMS phD Programs

  • PhD Management
  • PhD Biology
  • PhD Chemistry
  • PhD Computer Science
  • PhD Electrical Engineering
  • PhD Mathematics
  • PhD Physics

1. Institute of Business Administration (IBA), Karachi

Institute of Business Administration, Karachi is ranked 2nd as per HEC ranking of best business university of Pakistan. It is one of the oldest (founded back in 1955) and leading schools of business administration in Karachi, Pakistan. It offers a strong base to make sure its students can meet all of the challenges of the world. The university is known for its BBA, MBA and other undergrad, grad, and postgrad level business programs.

The institute also offers programs in other fields such as computer, maths, economics. The education quality criteria is world class and is one of the best universities to study MBA in town. Multinational companies give preference to graduates of IBA Karachi to be a part of their team.

The following degree programs are offered by IBA Karachi:

IBA Undergraduate Programs

  • BS Accounting & Finance
  • BBA
  • BS Economics & Mathematics

IBA Graduate Programs

  • MBA (Morning/Evening)
  • EMBA
  • MS Mathematics
  • MS Economics

IBA Postgraduate Programs

  • PhD Mathematics
  • PhD Economics

 

2.  Iqra University (IU), Karachi

Another business school, Iqra University, Karachi has earned the trust of thousands of students and gained popularity because of its experienced faculty. Its fee structure is also quite affordable and reasonable in comparison to other business universities. The university is ranked 3rd in the HEC list of best business universities in Pakistan. 

The university has grabbed a worthy position in the ranking due to its excellent academic and administrative facilities. The institute is expanding its education network around the country so that it can offer a professional learning platform to provide top quality education and experience a new way of getting education. 

IU, Karachi offers the following programs for students:

IU, Karachi Undergraduate Programs

  • Bachelors of Business Administration (BBA)
  • Bachelor of Fashion Design (BFD)
  • Bachelor of Textile Design (BTD)
  • Bachelor of Media Science (BMS) (Film & TV, Advertising, Animation)
  • B.E in Electronic Engineering
  • BS in Computer Science
  • BS in Software Engineering
  • BS in Business Informatics
  • Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.)
  • Doctor of Physical Therapy

IU, Karachi Graduate Programs

  • Masters of Media Sciences in Advertising (MMS (ADV))
  • Masters of Media Sciences in Film & TV Production(MMS (FTV))
  • MS in Computer Science

IU, Karachi Postgraduate Programs

  • Doctorate Program in Business Administration (PhD.)
  • Master of Philosophy in Business Administration (M.Phil.)
  • PhD in Electronic Engineering
  • PhD. D in Computer Science

 

3.  Sukkur Institute of Business Administration (IBA), Sukkur

Sukkur Institute of Business Administration (IBA), Sukkur is located in Sukkur, Sindh, Pakistan. It is a higher education public institute founded back in 1994. At first, The institute was affiliated with Institute of Business Administration (IBA), Karachi. Later, on 16 May 2017, Sindh Assembly promoted Sukkur IBA to Sukkur IBA University.

IBA Sukkur is one of the best business universities in Pakistan as it is ranked 4th in the HEC rankings of business universities 2021. Other than business courses, the institute is offering various degree programs in different fields such as computer, electrical, mathematics, telecom, software, and IT. 

Currently, IBA Sukkur is offering the following degree programs:

IBA, Sukkur Undergraduate Programs

  • BBA
  • BE Energy System
  • BS Accounting & Finance
  • BS Computer Science
  • BS Mathematics
  • BS SE
  • BS IT

IBA, Sukkur Masters Programs

  • MBA
  • MS Computer Science
  • MS Management
  • MS Software Engineering
  • MS Maths

IBA, Sukkur phD Programs

  • PhD Computer Science
  • PhD Management

 

4.  National College of Business Administration & Economics, Lahore

National College of Business Administration & Economics, Lahore was founded back in 1994 as a private sector institute. The university has made a strong position in the HEC ranking (5th spot) of the business universities of Pakistan. The university is located in the heart of Lahore, Punjab. It plays an important role in the region where it runs. 

NCBA&E is currently covering a huge variety of disciplines and providing career programs at different levels including professional certifications, undergrad program, grad program, and post grad programs. The institute is the best place where you can find world-class applied research facilities.

NCBA&E, Lahore Undergraduate Programs

  • BS (Computer Science)
  • BS (Information Technology)
  • BS (Software Engineering)
  • BS (Accounting & Finance)
  • BS (Business Studies)
  • B.Com (Hons.)
  • BS (Hons.) Management Program – 4 Years
  • BS Accounting & Finance
  • B.Com (Hons.) – 4 Years Program
  • BS (Environment Management)
  • BS. Tech – 4 Years
  • BS-Accounting & Finance
  • B.Com-IT & Hons
  • Bachelor of Tourism and Hotel Management (Hons.)
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Hons.)
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts (Hons.)
  • Bachelor of Design (Hons.)
  • BS (Economics)

NCBA&E, Lahore Graduate Programs

  • M.Com
  • MCS/MIT
  • M.Sc (Accounting & Finance)
  • M.Sc (Supply Chain Management)
  • M.Sc (Human Resource Management)
  • M.Sc (Mathematics)
  • M.A (English)
  • MBA (Executive)
  • M.Sc. (Environment Management)
  • M.Com
  • Masters in Commerce
  • Masters in Management
  • M.Sc. (Economics)

NCBA&E, Lahore Postgraduate Programs

  • M.Phil. (Environment Management)
  • Ph.D. (Environment Management)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Fashion Design
  • M.Phil. (Economics)
  • Ph.D. (Economics)

 

5.  Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology (SZABIST), Karachi

 

Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology (SZABIST), Karachi is one of the top rated business universities of Pakistan. SZABIST is a private institute with a lot of campuses in major cities of the country. It was founded back in 1995 with the motto of “Discover Yourself”. 

SZABIST Main Campus is in Karachi and is ranked 5th in the ranking. The university is named and honored in remembrance of Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto. The university is an honored member of many international education associations such as Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, Association of Commonwealth Universities of the United Kingdom, etc.

(SZABIST), Karachi Undergraduate Programs

  • BS (Accounting & Finance)
  • BA (Hons) in Business Studies – Coventry University, UK
  • BS Entrepreneurship
  • BS (Computer Science)
  • BS Artificial Intelligence
  • BE Mechatronic
  • BS (Social Sciences)
  • BS (Media Sciences)
  • BS Biosciences (BS Bio)
  • BS Biotechnology (BS Biotech)
  • BS Public Health (BS PH)
  • Bachelor of Law (LLB) – University of London, UK
  • Certificate of Higher Education in Common Law
  • Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) Certification

(SZABIST), Karachi Graduate Programs

  • MBA
  • Masters in Project Management (Regular/Weekend)
  • MS Project Management
  • MS (Management Sciences)
  • MS (Computer Science)
  • MS Data Science
  • MS Mechatronic Engineering
  • MS-Social Sciences (International Relation, Economics, Psychology, Sociology)
  • B.Ed (2.5 years) Secondary
  • B.Ed (1.5 Years) Secondary
  • MS Education Leadership and Management
  • Master of Advertising
  • MS (Media Sciences)
  • MS Public Health (MS PH)
  • MS Biosciences (MS Bio)
  • MS Biotechnology (MS Biotech)

(SZABIST), Karachi Postgraduate Programs

  • PhD Management Science
  • PhD-Social Sciences (International Relation, Economics, Psychology, Sociology)
  • PhD Educational Leadership and Management
  • PhD Biosciences

 

6.  Institute of Management Science (IMS), Peshawar

One of the best universities of Peshawar, Institute of Management Science, Peshawar was founded back in 1995 in Peshawar, KPK. It is ranked 7th in the HEC ranking of best business universities of Pakistan. It is an excellent business education that offers Bachelors and Master programs to students for enjoying a perfect learning experience. 

This preeminent university’s recognition is crossing beyond the edge which has helped the institute to gain a lot of popularity and its ranking in the list. The programs are offered in different disciplines such as health, IT, business administration, management, social sciences, and more.

(IMS), Peshawar Undergraduate Programs

  • BBA
  • BS (Accounting & Finance)
  • BBS
  • BSC Social Sciences
  • BSC Economics
  • BCS
  • BSE
  • BS Data Science
  • BS English

(IMS), Peshawar Graduate Programs

  • MBA 02 Years
  • MPA
  • MPH
  • MS-Management
  • MS-Economics
  • MS-Computer Science
  • MS-Information Technology
  • MS-Project Management

(IMS), Peshawar Postgraduate Programs

  • PhD-Computer Science/IT
  • PhD-Management
  • PhD-Economics

 

7.  Lahore School of Economics, Lahoremba universities in pakistan

Lahore School of Economics, Lahore is a well reputed institute in the business education sector as it provides various top quality academic programs for students from around the country. The institute was established back in 1993. It is an independent research university in the city of Lahore, Punjab. It is ranked 8th as per HEC ranking of best university (business category) of Pakistan. 

LSE offers numerous business programs which have a good reputation in the business related education field. The institute prefers the students who are most interested in business education. LSE alumni are currently working in the best companies of Pakistan and are enjoying countless perks including handsome salaries.

LSE is offering following programs:

LSE Undergraduate Programs

  • BS Double Major in Economics and Finance
  • BS Double Major in Economics and Mathematics
  • BS Double Major in Economics and Business Management
  • BS Double Major in Economics and Accounting
  • BS Double Major in Economics and Marketing
  • BS Double Major in Economics and Political Science
  • BS Major in Economics and Minor in Environmental Policy
  • BS Major in Economics and Minor in Mathematics & Data Analytics
  • BS Major in Economics and Minor in Social Sciences
  • BS Social Sciences with Major in English and Minor in Media Studies
  • BS Social Sciences with Major in English and Minor in Business Management
  • BS Social Sciences with Major in Political Science and Minor in Media Studies
  • BS Social Sciences with Major in Political Science and Minor in Business Management
  • BBA Double Major in Finance and Marketing
  • BS Double Major in Accounting and Finance
  • BBA Major in Finance and Minor in Mathematics & Data Analytics
  • BBA Major in Finance and Minor in Environmental Policy
  • BBA Major in Marketing and Minor in Mathematics & Data Analytics
  • BBA Major in Marketing and Minor in Media Studies
  • BBA Major in Marketing and Minor in Social Sciences
  • BS Media Studies with Minor in Marketing
  • BS Media Studies with Minor in English
  • BS Media Studies with Minor in Political Science
  • BS Environmental Science with Minor in Economics
  • BS Environmental Science with Minor in Business Management

LSE Graduate Programs

  • MBA
  • MS in Economics

LSE Postgraduate Programs

  • Ph.D in Economics
  • Ph.D in Business Administration
  • MPhil in Economics
  • MPhil in Environmental Science and Policy

 

8.  Imperial College of Business Studies, Lahore

Imperial College of Business Studies is situated in the city of Lahore, Punjab. The institute was founded back in 1991 by the Pakistan Benevolence & Social Management Trust. The ICBS degree is recognized by the HEC. It serves the international and national community through a wide range of undergrad, grad, and postgrad programs. 

The college is a great place for students to study MBA, thanks to its professional faculty and world class curriculum. The college is also home to many outreach programs, research programs, professional training and extra curricular creative activities.  It offers highly market oriented academic degrees in various disciplines such as Social Sciences, Engineering, Computer Sciences, Management Sciences, Architecture, and Humanities.

ICBS, Lahore Undergraduate Programs

  • BS Software Engineering (BSSE)
  • BS Computer Science (BSCS)
  • BS Information Technology (BSIT)
  • BS Islamic Banking & Finance
  • Bachelor of Architecture
  • Bachelor of Interior Architecture
  • Bachelor of Landscape Architecture
  • Bachelors of Fine Arts (Painting Sculpture Miniature)
  • Bachelor of Fashion Design
  • Bachelors of Graphic Design
  • Bachelor of Product Design
  • BSc Electrical Engineering
  • BSc Mechanical Engineering
  • BSc Electronics & Electrical Systems
  • BSc Electronics & Communication Systems
  • BSc Telecommunication Systems
  • BSc Nanotechnology
  • BSc Communication & Information Technology
  • BSc Chemical Technology
  • BBA Human Resource Management
  • BBA Information Technology
  • BBA International Marketing
  • BBA Supply Chain Management
  • BBA Finance
  • BBA Islamic Banking
  • BSc Civil Technology
  • BSc Electrical Technology
  • BSc Mechanical Technology
  • BTech Electronics
  • BTech Civil
  • BS Economics
  • BS Accounting and Finance
  • BS Accounting and Control System
  • BS Accounting and Islamic Banking
  • BS Media Studies
  • BS Accounting and Finance
  • BS Accounting and Control System
  • BSc Electronics Technology
  • BS Civil Engineering
  • BS Electrical Engineering
  • BS Mechanical Engineering
  • BS Chemical Engineering
  • BS Mechatronics Engineering
  • BS Civil Technology
  • BS Electrical Technology
  • BS Mechanical Technology
  • BS Chemical Technology
  • BS Electronics Technology
  • BS Nanotechnology
  • BTech Chemical
  • BTech Mechanical
  • BBA Marketing
  • BSc Telecommunication
  • BSc Power & Energy System
  • BSc Architecture
  • BS in Mass Communication
  • BTech Electrical
  • BS English
  • BS Mathematics
  • BS Nutrition & Dietetics
  • BA LLB
  • LLB
  • BS Aviation Management
  • BS Biotechnology
  • BS Microbiology
  • BS Biochemistry
  • Doctor of Physiotherapy
  • Doctor of Diet & Nutritional Sciences
  • Doctor of Medical Lab Sciences
  • Medical Imaging Doctor
  • BS Education
  • BS Applied Chemistry
  • BS Doctor of Physiotherapy
  • BCom
  • BSc Civil Engineering
  • Bsc Medical Ultrasound Technology
  • Bachelor of Fashion Design
  • BS Virology and Immunology
  • BS Molecular Pathology
  • BS Sport Science
  • Bachelor of Textile Design
  • Doctor of Optometry

ICBS, Lahore Graduate Programs

  • MSc Engineering Management
  • MS Medical imaging Technology
  • MSc Public Health
  • MSc Medical Ultrasound Technology
  • MCom
  • MS Doctor of Physiotherapy
  • MSc Applied Chemistry
  • Master Education
  • MSc Biochemistry
  • MSc Microbiology
  • MSc Biotechnology
  • MSc Aviation Management
  • LLM
  • MS Food & Nutrition
  • MS Mathematics
  • MA English
  • MA Mass Communication
  • MS Mass Communication
  • MSc Civil Engineering
  • MS Software Engineering (MSSE)
  • Master of Architecture
  • Master of Interior Architecture
  • Master Of Visual Arts
  • Master of Fashion Designer
  • Graphic Design
  • MS Civil Engineering
  • MS Electrical Engineering
  • MS Mechanical Engineering
  • MS Chemical Engineering
  • MS Mechatronics Engineering
  • MS Engineering Management
  • MSc Power Engineering
  • MSc Thermal Power
  • MS Computer Science (MSCS)
  • MS Information Technology
  • MSc Electrical Engineering
  • MSc Mechanical Engineering
  • MSc Civil Engineering
  • MSc Civil Engineering
  • MSc GeoTechnical Engineering
  • MSc Environmental Engineering
  • MSc Communication Engineering
  • MSc Electronic Systems
  • MSc Nano Technology
  • MSc Computer Science
  • MSc Information Technology
  • MSc Geographic Information Systems
  • MBA International Marketing
  • MBA Finance
  • MBA Human Resource Management
  • MBA Information Technology
  • MBA Marketing
  • MBA Supply Chain Management
  • Master of Graphic Design
  • MS Management Science
  • MS Marketing
  • MS Human Resource Management
  • MS Islamic Banking
  • MS Information Systems
  • MS Quality Management
  • MS Accounting & Finance
  • MS Media Management
  • MS Leadership Management
  • MS Economics
  • MS Geographic Information Systems

ICBS, Lahore Postgraduate Programs

  • PhD Urdu
  • PhD Management Science
  • PhD Pakistan Studies
  • PhD Virology and Molecular Pathology
  • PhD Islamic Studies
  • PhD Applied Chemistry
  • PhD Biochemistry
  • PhD Microbiology
  • PhD Biotechnology
  • PhD in Food & Nutrition
  • PhD Mathematics
  • PhD English Linguistics & Literature
  • PhD Mass Communication
  • PhD Software Engineering
  • PhD Mechanical Engineering
  • PhD Computer Science
  • PhD Information Technology
  • PhD Electrical Engineering
  • PhD Civil Engineering
  • PhD Chemical
  • PhD Mechatronics Engineering
  • PhD Engineering Management
  • PhD Marketing
  • PhD Human Resource Management
  • PhD Islamic Banking
  • PhD Quality Management
  • PhD Accounting & Finance
  • PhD Media Management
  • PhD Leadership Management
  • MPhil Management Science
  • MPhil Quality Management
  • MPhil Geographic Information Systems
  • MPhil Economics
  • MPhil Computer Science
  • MPhil Information Technology
  • MPhil Management Science
  • MPhil Marketing
  • Mphil Media Management
  • MPhil HRM
  • MPhil Accounting & Finance
  • MPhil Leaderships Management
  • MPhil Mass Communication
  • MPhil English Linguistics & Literature
  • MPhil Mathematics
  • MPhil Food & Nutrition
  • MPhil Biotechnology
  • MPhil Microbiology
  • MPhil Biochemistry
  • MS Forensic Accounting
  • MS Forensic Audit
  • MS Internal Controls
  • MPhil Applied Chemistry
  • MPhil Doctor of Physiotherapy
  • MPhil Islamic Banking
  • MPhil Total Quality Management
  • MPhil Project Management
  • MPhil Supply Chain Management
  • MPhil Finance
  • MPhil Islamic Studies
  • MPhil Dietetics & Nutrition Science
  • MPhil Public Health
  • MPhil Virology and Molecular Pathology
  • Mphil Immunology and Molecular Pathology
  • MPhil Medical Diagnostic Ultrasound
  • MPhil Medical Ultrasound Technology
  • MPhil Urdu
  • PhD immunology and Molecular Pathology
  • MPhil Software Engineering
  • MPhil Pakistan Studies

 

9.  Institute of Business Management, Karachi

Institute of Business Management, Karachi, usually called CBM Karachi, is a private sector education institute located in the industrial area of Karachi, Sindh. The university was founded back in 1995. It is one of the most famous business schools in Pakistan as it is ranked 11th in the HEC ranking of best business universities in Pakistan. The institute has been successful in building its trust regarding higher education among countless Pakistanis.

The university is a prestigious member of many international universities including International Finance Corporation, USA (IFC), Commonwealth Universities,United Kingdom,  Asian Media Information and Communication Centre (AMIC), Singapore, Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, USA, etc. 

IoBM, Karachi offers the following degree programs:

IoBM Undergraduate Programs

  • BBA (Honors) Program
  • BS Joint (Honors) Accounting and Finance
  • BS Joint (Honors) Economics and Finance
  • BS Entrepreneurship
  • BS Social Entrepreneurship and Social Leadership
  • BS Industrial Management
  • BS Logistics and Supply Chain Management

IoBM Graduate Programs

  • MBA Boot Camp
  • Functional Area Specializations
  • MBA in Health & Hospital Management
  • MBA in Media Management & Marketing
  • MBA Educational Management
  • MBA in Finance & Risk Management
  • MBA in Environment & Energy Management
  • MBA in Logistics & Supply Chain Management
  • MBA in Industrial Management
  • MBA in SME Banking & Financing and Entrepreneurship
  • MS in Business Management
  • MS in English-Applied Linguistics

IoBM Postgraduate Programs

  • MPhil in Business Management
  • PhD in Business Management
  • PhD in Environment and Energy Management

 

FAQs

Which MBA is best in Pakistan?

We have mentioned the best business schools to study MBA in Pakistan. Go through the list and then select a university to get admission.

What is the salary of MBA in Pakistan?

Roughly, the salary of an MBA is Rs. 50,000 in Pakistan.

Which university offers MBA in Pakistan?

Different universities offer MBA in Pakistan. In our list, we have mentioned the top 10 MBA universities in Pakistan for you to study MBA.

What are the top 10 MBA programs?

We have discussed the top 10 MBA programs in Pakistan. All of these selected programs provide top-notch quality education and amazing facilities to students.

Conclusion

So, these were the top 10 MBA universities in Pakistan. All of the enlisted universities are recognized by HEC and offer different programs in different fields. The universities have a fine reputation in the market and are popular for their quality of education and professional faculty. We hope you will find your dream university from the list and get admission in MBA to continue your education.

 

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