Realizing the importance of 21st century academic standards in Media Studies, SMI University established its FM Radio Studio in 2013 upgraded to Live On-Air FM Radio Station in July, 2014 when it was awarded a FM License by then PEMRA’S Acting Chairman Mohammad Perwaiz Rathore to Dr. Mohammad Ali Shaikh, Vice Chancellor SMI University Karachi. SM 96.6 aims to educate students in particular and community in general. SM 96.6 works in alignment with the vision of SMI University. It broadcasts variety of programs mainly in Education, Career Counseling, Health, Infotainment, Business, Sports and SMI Alumni’s Show etc. SMI Radio SM 96.6 is being operated largely by the University students with the help of University’s professional staff. This radio station provides hands on training to students in audio-production; script writing, anchoring and editing. It aims to offer distance learning programs in future.