Dr. Kausar was born in Punjab, Pakistan.
He enrolled at Karachi University in 1970, and completed Bachelor of Science (Hons) with first position.
Thereafter, Dr. Kausar was awarded assistantship from Michigan State University, USA in 1973 for PhD.
He earned his PhD in 1978. Later, He became a Certified Quality Lead Auditor from BSI, UK.
He has also attended professional faculty development courses at MIT(USA), at NUS/NTU(Singapore) and has also participated in Master Class on Knowledge Management led by Prof Sveiby in Sydney, Australia.