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University of the Punjab

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Overview

Established in 1882, University of the Punjab is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the metropolis of Lahore (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants), Punjab. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Gujranwala. Officially accredited/recognized by the Higher Education Commission, Pakistan, University of the Punjab (PU) is a very large (enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Islamic religion. University of the Punjab (PU) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 135 years old H.E. institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. PU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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General Information


Name
Acronym PU
Founded 1882
Motto Faith, Unity, Discipline
Faith, Unity, Discipline
Screenshot University of the Punjab Screenshot

Location


Address New Campus
Lahore
54590 Punjab
Pakistan
Population range over 5,000,000
+92 (42) 9923 1102
+92 (42) 9923 1103
Other locations Gujranwala

Course Levels and Areas of Studies


Undergraduate Postgraduate

Pre-Bachelor degrees
PreBachelor degrees

Bachelor degrees
Bachelor degrees

Master degrees
Master degrees

Doctoral degree
Doctoral degree

 

 

 

 
Arts & Humanities
Business & Social Sciences
Language & Cultural Studies
Medicine & Health
Engineering
Science & Technology

Important: please contact or visit the University of the Punjab's official website for detailed information on areas of studies and course levels currently offered; the above information matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

Yearly Tuition Range


Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local students 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro) 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro)
International students 2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro) 2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro)

Important: the above average yearly tuition ranges do not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate University of the Punjab's office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above tuition range information is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

Admissions


Gender Admission Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office PVC Office
Lahore 54590
+92

Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate University of the Punjab's Admission Office for detailed information on a specific admission selection policy and acceptance rate; the above University admission information is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

Size and Profile


Student Enrollment Total Student Enrolment 30,000-34,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty and Academic Staff over-5,000
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Islamic Islamic

Facilities and Services


Library University Library Yes Go to University of the Punjab's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes

Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Important: please contact or visit the University of the Punjab's official website for detailed information on facilities and services provided, including the type of scholarships and other financial aids offered to local or international students; the information above is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

Accreditation and Recognition

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Higher Education Commission, Pakistan


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Government of the Punjab
  • Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC)
  • Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC)



Important: this section is intended to include only those reputable organizations (e.g. Ministries of Higher Education) that have the legal authority to officially recognize, accredit and/or license the University of the Punjab as a whole (institutional accreditation or recognition) or some of its specific courses/programs (programmatic accreditation). Memberships and affiliations to organizations which do not imply any formal, extensive and/or legal process of accreditation or recognition are included in a specific section below. Please report errors and inaccuracies taking into consideration the above criteria.

Affiliations and Memberships

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW)


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