University of the Punjab

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world rank  1671

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University Overview

Established in 1882, University of the Punjab 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. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Gujranwala, Jhelum, Khanspur. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Education Commission, Pakistan, University of the Punjab (PU) is a very large (uniRank 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 officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 136 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 10-20% making this Pakistani higher education organization a most selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym PU
Founded 1882
Motto Faith, Unity, Discipline
Colours Sea green

University Location

Address Quaid-e-Azam Campus, PO Box No. 54590
Lahore (population range: over 5,000,000)
54590 Punjab
Pakistan
T +92 (42) 9923 1102
F +92 (42) 9923 1103
Other locations Gujranwala, Jhelum, Khanspur

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Int'l student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 10-20%
Admission Office Room# 215, 2nd Floor, Centre for Undergraduate Studies, Quaid-e-Azam Campus, University of the Punjab
Lahore 54590
+92 (042) 99230259

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 30,000-34,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 900-999
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 University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Higher Education Commission, Pakistan


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Government of the Punjab
  • Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC)
  • National Business Education Accreditation Council (NBEAC)
  • National Accreditation Council for Teacher Education (NACTE)
  • Pharmacy Council of Pakistan (PCP)

Affiliations

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

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Wednesday, 21 March 2018