Government College University, Lahore

country rank  33
world rank  6116

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University Overview

Founded in 1864, Government College University, Lahore is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Lahore (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants), Punjab. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Education Commission, Pakistan, Government College University, Lahore (GCU) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 7,000-7,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Government College University, Lahore (GCU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details.

University Identity

Acronym GCU
Founded 1864

University Location

Address Lower Mall, Katchehri Road
Lahore (population range: over 5,000,000)
54600 Punjab
T +92 (42) 712 0028
F +92 (42) 724 3198

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Local student Not reported Not reported
Int'l student Not reported Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 7,000-7,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 300-399
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Not reported
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Government College University, Lahore's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Higher Education Commission, Pakistan

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Government of the Punjab
  • Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC)


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Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 21 March 2018