Chairman and Managing Director
Katihar Medical College, Katihar
Bachelor of Pharmacy, Bihar College of Pharmacy
Master of Pharmacy, Bihar College of Pharmacy
Ph.D., Bihar College of Pharmacy
Dr Ahmad Ashfaque Karim is a social worker and politician. He is the founder Chairman of Al-Karim Educational Trust, Patna, Bihar; founder Chancellor of Al- Karim University, Katihar, Bihar; and founder Chairman-cum-Managing Director of Katihar Medical College, Katihar, Bihar. He is a Member of Parliament in the Rajya Sabha of the Indian Parliament from Rashtriya Janata Dal.
He completed his Ph.D. at Bihar College of Pharmacy wherein his thesis was titled, “Biochemical profile of oxovanadium (IV & V) complexes”.
He has been serving as a member of bodies across educational, political and social spectrum. He is currently serving as a member of Standing Committee on Member of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS); a member of Standing Committee on Chemicals and Fertilizers; and a member of Consultative Committee for Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution.
In the past he has served as a member of senate and as a member of syndicate for one and two terms respectively at B.N Mandal University, Madhepura, Bihar. He also served as a member of Standing Committee on Water Resources and a member of Consultative Committee for Ministry of Health and Family Welfare from 2018 to 2019.
With over 30 years of his experience in the field of education, he continues to serve for the growth of the university. His work in education has been recognized widely and he has been awarded the following: