About Us


To promote educational and knowledge sharing activities in the field of insurance, the Pakistan Insurance Institute (PII) was set up in 1951 by the insurance fraternity of Pakistan.

In 1953, PII was affiliated with the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII), London and commenced conducting Associate ship and Fellowship examination of the CII.

In 1971, PII incorporated as a registered company.

Educational & Knowledge Sharing Activities

  • Proficiency in Insurance Programme was conducted in mid 70’s and over 300 junior level employees of the insurance industry attended the course.
  • Diploma in Insurance (in affiliation with the Sind Board of Technical Education) 2 year programme in 7 batches was held and 107 candidates were awarded the diploma.
  • Insurance Rule 26 of Securities & Exchange Commission (Insurance) rules 2002 lays down the requirement for any person working as an insurance agent in non-life business to attend the foundation course, without which they will not be able to operate as an agent.
    3 weeks Agents Foundation Course which was developed in 2003 is being regularly conducted by the local affiliated institutes at Karachi, Lahore and Peshawar. To date the following number of candidates have been awarded the certificates:
  • Karachi            634
  • Lahore             479
  • Peshawar           55
  • PII in collaboration with the takaful operators designed a 16 lecture hours course titled ‘Orientation to Takaful for General Takaful Agents’. Shariah expert alongwith the professionals working in the Takaful Companies conducted the course and the course for the 1st batch was held in 2007 and 22 participants benefited from the course
  • 2 Semesters Post Graduate Diploma Program in Insurance
(in affiliation with University of Karachi)

The program offers specialization in
  • Property and Business Interruption Insurance
  • Marine and Transport Insurance
  • Motor, Liability and Miscellaneous Insurance
  • Actuarial Science
  • Life Insurance