Punjab Group of Colleges

Punjab Group of Colleges

PGC Overview

The Punjab Group of Colleges, commonly known as PGC or The Punjab Group was founded by Mian Amir Mahmood. The head office of PGC is in Lahore. PGC has grown to be Pakistan’s largest educational network during the past 31 years.

It has three chartered universities including Muhammad Ali Jinnah University, Capital University of Science & Technology, and the University of Central Punjab. PGC also owns a newspaper Roznama Dunya and a news channel Dunya TV. Sohail Afzal is serving as Executive Director of Punjab Group of Colleges.

Project of Punjab Group of Colleges

Punjab Group of Colleges History

Amir Mehmood laid the foundation of Punjab College in 1985 in Lahore with the goal of not just educating the youth of Pakistan at graduation and intermediate level but also maintaining high standards in teaching methods. With the passage of time, PGC established itself as a standard for performance and quality in the field of education.

After 35 years of struggle, it has become the largest college network in Pakistan, with 417 campuses in 118 cities across the country and up-to-date educational facilities. Throughout these years it has maintained top positions in debates, sports, and educational boards.

With the aid of up-to-date teaching strategies, PGC continues to work toward the continuous improvement of its educational system. There are separate campuses i.e. Punjab College for boys and Punjab College for women instead of co-education at an intermediate level.

Punjab Group of Colleges Owner

Mian Amir Mehmood who is a politician and businessman is the owner of PGC. From 2001 to 2009 he served as Mayor of Lahore. He launched the new TV channel Dunya News in December 2008. He started the daily ‘Roznama Dunya’ newspaper in Urdu, which is published in eight different Pakistani cities. Moreover, he supervises the Punjab Group of Colleges as its chairman. He was chosen to lead the Pakistan Broadcasters Association in 2016.

Punjab Group of Colleges Fee Structure

The Fee Structure depends on the program enrolled. The general fee structure without any discount or concession is as follows:

  • FA-Rupees 104,340 per year
  • FSC-129,000 per year
  • ICS-126,000 per year
  • ICOM-114,150 per year

The college offers some concessions in fees for the students who have obtained more than seventy percent marks in board exams.

Punjab College for women

Punjab Group of Colleges Campuses

Punjab Group of Colleges has a wide network with campuses in the following cities:

  1. PGC, Qila Didar Singh
  2. PGC, Ahmedpur East
  3. PGC, Pind Dadan Khan
  4. PGC, Zafarwal
  5. PGC, Depalpur
  6. PGC, Sadiqabad
  7. PGC, Dunyapur
  8. PGC, Alipur Chatha
  9. PGC, Liaquatpur
  10. PGC, Vehari
  11. PGC, Fateh Pur
  12. PGC, Mailsi
  13. PGC, Mian Channu
  14. PGC, Wazirabad
  15. PGC, Shakargarh
  16. PGC, Fateh Jang
  17. PGC, Wazirabad
  18. PGC, Sheikhupura
  19. PGC, Toba Tek Singh
  20. PGC, Shahkot
  21. PGC, Sahiwal
  22. PGC, Samundari
  23. PGC, Mianwali
  24. PGC, Phalia
  25. PGC, Narowal
  26. PGC, Mirpur
  27. PGC, Mandi Bahauddin
  28. PGC, Khanewal
  29. PGC, Layyah
  30. PGC, Kot Addu
  31. PGC, Jhang
  32. PGC, Kasur
  33. PGC, Kamoke
  34. PGC, Jhelum
  35. PGC, Gojra
  36. PGC, Jahanian
  37. PGC, Haroonabad
  38. PGC, Jauharabad
  39. PGC, Hafizabad
  40. PGC, Jaranwala
  41. PGC, Hasilpur
  42. PGC, Bhakkar
  43. PGC, Hyderabad
  44. PGC, Dera Ghazi Khan
  45. PGC, Bahawalpur
  46. PGC, Daska
  47. PGC, Multan
  48. PGC, Chishtian
  49. PGC, Bilal Town Jhelum
  50. PGC, Chiniot
  51. PGC, Gujar Khan
  52. PGC, Chichawatni
  53. PGC, Wah Cantt
  54. PGC, Chakwal
  55. PGC, Kharian
  56. PGC, Bhimber
  57. PGC, Abbotabad
  58. PGC, Bhalwal
  59. PGC, Attock
  60. PGC, Burewala
  61. PGC, Sialkot
  62. PGC, Rahim Yar Khan
  63. PGC, Gujranwala
  64. PGC, Shorkot
  65. PGC, Sargodha
  66. PGC, Rawalpindi
  67. PGC, Bahawalnagar
  68. PGC, Faisalabad
  69. PGC, Dina
  70. PGC, Gujrat
  71. PGC, Pirmahal
  72. PGC, Islamabad
  73. PGC, Pakpattan
  74. PGC, Gujranwala
  75. PGC, Lahore
  76. PGC, Pattoki

Punjab College for men

Associated Institutions

The following institutes are associated with PGC:

1- EFA School System

EFA (Education for All) school system is dedicated to providing education to all children throughout Pakistan. This school system is supervised by the Punjab Group of Colleges and helps parents in educating their children. Mian Amir Mehmood is the founder and chairperson of this network. It has one hundred and fifty branches throughout Pakistan.

2- Resource Academia

Resource Academia (RA) was established in 2003. It is a private academic institute situated in Lahore. RA provides primary education, pre-school education, GCE (General Certificate of Education) preparation, and secondary education. It has an affiliation with PGC.

3- University of Central Punjab

The University of Central Punjab, a private university is situated in Lahore, Punjab. It is a project of Punjab Group of Colleges. UCP has faculties in Engineering, Information technology, Commerce, Law, and Management Studies.

4- Capital University of Science & Technology

CUST (Capital University of Science and Technology) is a private university, situated in Islamabad. It is affiliated with the Punjab Group of Colleges. CUST offers post-graduate and undergraduate programs with an emphasis on computer science, engineering, applied sciences, and business management.

5- Muhammad Ali Jinnah University

MAJU (Muhammad Ali Jinnah University) has an affiliation with PGC. It is a private university and was founded in 1998 after receiving a charter from Sindh Government. Its one campus is located in Islamabad and the main campus is located in Karachi. In contrast to other universities that only award degrees, MAJU is a comprehensive university.

6- Punjab College of Commerce

PCC (Punjab College of Commerce) was established in 1985. It is a private sector commerce institute and had thirty-nine campuses within Pakistan. Since its establishment, it has grown to become the largest private college network in commerce & related disciplines.

7- Hadaf Group of Colleges

Hadaf Group of Colleges is also a project of PGC and offers graduate and intermediate-level courses.

8- Allied Schools

Allied Schools is a school network spread throughout Pakistan. It is associated with the Punjab Group of Colleges.

9- Punjab College of Science

PCS (Punjab College of Science) is a college for engineering and medicine. Its head office is in Lahore. It is part of the Punjab Group of Colleges. PCS was established throughout Punjab for students who want to study science subjects.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the monthly fee of Punjab College?

Students have to submit a fee for the whole year in two installments rather than on monthly basis. The fee structure depends on the educational program enrolled.

Is PGC Private or government?

PGC is a private-sector educational institute.

Which board is Punjab college affiliated with?

Board of Intermediate & Secondary Education (BISE), Lahore, PEC (Pakistan Engineering Council), HEC (Higher Education Commission), and All Punjab & AJK BISE.

What is the merit of Punjab College?

As Punjab College is a private-sector institute, the merit for admission is not high. Punjab college admissions are made on scholarship for those students who have obtained more than 75 percent marks in board exams.

What is the uniform of Punjab College?

Punjab College uniform for women consists of a blue shirt in lining with white shalwar while boys’ uniform consists of a blue shirt in lining with grey pants. In winter students wear a blue blazer or jersey.

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