University of Punjab Lahore
Punjab university that is also called Punjab University. It is public research university. It is located in Lahore. It is the oldest university of Pakistan. It is ranked no 1 in 2012 according to HEC.it is also member of Association of Commonwealth universities of United Kingdom. It has multiple campuses in different cities of Punjab. it has campuses in Jhelum, Gujranwala and Kanpur. It was established by Britishers in October 1882.it is the fourth university established by Britishers in south Asia. Other 3 universities were established in India. This university is now become a very big university which offers many under graduate, post-graduate and doctoral programs. These programs are offered to many students who are studying in this university about 30,000 students are currently enrolled in different programs. Punjab university has 13 faculties with in which there are 63 academic departments, research centers and institutes.
There are different campuses of Punjab University in different cities of Punjab such as Allama Iqbal campus is also known as old campus is located in Lahore. Quad-e-Azam campus is also known as new campus located in south of Allama Iqbal campus. Gujranwala Campus has faculties of commerce, Economics, management sciences. Kanpur campus in this campus there are multiple departments in this campus which are working. Ayubia campus in this campus research facilities are provided and recreational center. Jhelum campus this campus is new it was established in the year 2012 in this campus management sciences, law and commerce departments are running. These all campuses are providing quality education and these all campuses are located within Punjab province.
13 faculties are present in Punjab University in which 739 faculties are working permanently. Those faculties are as follows; Faculty of arts and humanities, faculty of information technology, faculty of behavioral and social sciences, faculty of education, faculty of Islamic studies, faculty of life sciences, faculty of oriental learning, faculty of science, faculty of pharmacy, faculty of medicine and dentistry, faculty of engineering and technology, college of engineering and emerging technology, faculty of commerce. So these are the faculties which are present in Punjab University and working efficiently.
Punjab University has a library and it is among those libraries which are big and have thousands of books and research papers. It has around 500,000 books and magazines. These books are in multiple languages almost in 9 different national and international languages. This library is 2 floors building on huge area of land. It has seating capacity of almost 25000 and has facility of sitting in both the floors.
Famous personalities of Punjab University
There many people who are part of this university and are now very notable amongst them 2 Nobel laureates are Dr. Abdu Salam and Har Gobin Khorana. Ishfaq Ahmed and Chaudhry rehmat Ali are nuclear physicist. Hope this Punjab University grow more and provide education to maximum students. Do give us your valuable suggestions. Keep visit us on our website for more information. Thanks.