University Of Lahore (Education)

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2017-09-17 23:49:58University Of Lahore

University of lahore is one of the Largest Private universities in Pakistan. Subjects include Medicine, Engineering, Arts and Social Sciences. All programs are recognized by the Higher Education Commission (HEC) and government regulatory bodies in Pakistan. It is accredited by the Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC), Pakistan Bar Council, Pakistan Medical and Dental Council, Pakistan Nursing Council, Pharmacy Council of Pakistan etc. The University of Lahore (UOL) has 2 campuses in Lahore, 2 campuses in Islamabad and one in Sargodha, Pakpattan and Gujrat. All programs run at the UOL, are recognized by the Higher Education Commission (HEC), the Government regulatory body, in Pakistan. The University also has courses accredited by the Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC), Pharmacy Council of Pakistan, Pakistan Bar Council and Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) respectively.
The University has also achieved the highest W4 category ranking with the Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan. The University of Lahore is ranked at 801st position amongst the Top 1000 Universities of the World by QS-2018 Ranking, and at 251st position by Asian University Rankings-2017. The University of Lahore has 7 campuses, 11 academic faculties, 35 academic departments, 3 technology parks, 2 research centres, Alumni network of 23000+, and 150+ degree programs and teaches 3,000+ courses. The Total Student Body in all campuses comes to around 36,000+ .
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    O' God, Increase my Knowledge. Facilitating Institutes of higher learning to serve as an Engine of Growth for the Socio-Economic Development of Pakistan.Who has taught (writing) by the Pen, has taught Man that which he Knew Not.

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    Lime green and green

  • Chairman ::

    Awais Raoof Kamboh

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    The University of Lahore (Urdu: جامعہ لاہور‎) or UOL is a private university located in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan. It was founded at collegiate level in 1999 under the IBADAT Educational Trust and was granted full degree awarding status in 2002.

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    Prof Dr. M. H Qazi

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    Prof Dr Asrar ul haq Sheikh

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  • Subjects ::

    Medicine, Engineering, Arts and Social sciences

  • Location:

    Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan

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    Lahore, Islamabad, Gujrat, Sargodha and Pak pattan

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History of UOL

The University of Lahore is the largest private sector university in Pakistan with more than 35,000 students and 7 campuses. The University was established in 1999 and has since then been offering courses in the fields of Medicine & Dentistry, Engineering, Arts,Sciences and Social Sciences. With strong emphasis on balanced progress and focus on human capital, the University has grown to 11 faculties and 40 departments. The quality of the teaching facility and research excellence has also earned its international recognition, placing the university amongst the top 6 first Pakistani Universities to be ranked in the 2012 QS Asia Ranking. The Higher Education Commission (HEC) recognizes the University of Lahore at its highest “W4” category of universities reserved for those institutions that fulfill all criterion of an International Quality University. The University of Lahore The University of Lahore has special focus on Professional and Technical Education as it is an instrument of growth & development of any country's economy. We are proud of the well equipped state of the art labs in the programs of Medicine & Dentistry,Public Health, Electrical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering,Pharm-D, Nursing and Law. Strong linkages with the industry are of paramount importance for any higher education institution and The University of Lahore enjoys excellent links with international universities. We also have a wide range of knowledge sharing and human resource development programs with major multinationals organizations. The students at the university can expect excellent internship and skill development programs during the course of their studies. [1] History of UOL

Board of Governors message

M.A Raoof Board of governor
M.A Raoof Board of governor
"One of our foremost goals and hallmark of The University of Lahore (UOL) is to maintain, improve and impart highest standard and quality education, and training to the youth of the country. The University is providing them congenial academic environment which is modeled on innovation and up to date teaching and research facilities, while maintaining; ethics, diversity and equality for all. I strongly believe that the Quality Enhancement Cell (QEC), established in May 2010 at UOL is making a excellent contribution in pursuit of these core goals and objectives."

Chairmans message

Awais Raoof , Chairman
Awais Raoof , Chairman
"The University of Lahore, under the auspices of the IBADAT Educational Trust, has achieved a significant progress in a short period of time by setting up facilities for teaching and research in almost all the disciplines. Established in 1999, The University of Lahore has by now 11 full-fledged Faculties, 24 Departments, 02 Research Centres, 02 Technology Parks. It has teaching faculty of 941 and administrative support staff numbering 1387. I strongly believe that QEC will play an important role in the achievement of academic quality and standards in future. "

Rectors message

UOL rector
UOL rector
The University of Lahore is committed to providing high quality and job oriented education at affordable cost to the students. By virtue of adherence to the above objectives, the University of Lahore achieved the highest rank ‘W’ from HEC and is now among the top 800 universities of the world. Our continuous and assiduous effort to improve delivery of curricula, dissemination of knowledge and contributions to it by conducting innovative research and maintaining high degree of collaboration between the university and industry has resulted in maintaining high educational standards. The recent consolidation of the QEC is a clear indication of our commitment to remain in the forefront of the quality education and research. The functions of the QEC includes but not limited to evaluation of each taught course, program assessment and faculty evaluation with respect to teaching,research publications, administrative duties and links to industry. I have complete confidence that QEC will continue toplay a pivotal role in assuring and maintaining highest standards and quality of education at UOL along with bolstering closer links between academia and various segments of industry, public and other sister universities while preserving strong links with its’ alumni.

Vice Chancellors message

UOL vice chancellor
UOL vice chancellor
One of the key and primary missions of the Ibadat Education Trust is to provide highest quality of education and training to the students from all strata of society without any discrimination while inculcating Islamic ethos and positive social norms without prejudice to the authenticity of any other religion. QEC is an essential asset of the University in assuring that the "Self-Assessment Approach in Academic Quality Enhancement" is fully utilized and implemented throughout the University in achieving the goals and mission of the Trust. [2] Message Message

Vision and Mission

The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has made a policy decision to direct all Higher Educational Institutions (HEIs) to establish Quality Enhancement Cells (QEC). It has also issued Guidelines for the establishment and monitoring of QECs. Maintaining the momentum of quality consciousness is crucial in HEIs. Quality Enhancement Cell, an internal quality assurance mechanism of the institution, is conceived as a mechanism to build and ensure a quality culture at the institutional level. Every HEI should have an quality assurance system, with appropriate structure and processes, and with enough flexibility to meet the diverse needs of the stakeholders. The QEC is meant for planning, guiding and monitoring Quality Assurance (QA) and Quality Enhancement (QE) activities of the Institute. The QEC may channelise and systematize the efforts and measures of an institution towards academic excellence. It should not be yet another hierarchical structure or record-keeping exercise in the institution; it would be a facilitative and participative organ of the institution. The QEC should become a driving force for ushering in quality by working out intervention strategies to remove deficiencies and enhance quality. At University of Lahore, The Quality Enhancement Cell was established in May 2010. Since then, the cell has been working effectively not only to enhance quality but also continuously improve on it. [3] Vision and Mission


  1. To encourage and facilitate Pakistani nationals settled abroad as well as foreign nationals to seek admission at UOL
  2. To promote the UOL as the first choice for higher education globally
  3. To share knowledge, expertise and promote research with foreign universities
  4. To provide quality education to the students of developing and underdeveloped countries
  5. To earn foreign exchange for the university and for the country. [4] Objectives Objectives

Campuses of UOL

Defence road campuss Lahore

Defence road campuss
Defence road campuss
The University’s Defence Road Campus is built near the prime defence road area just off raiwind road and consists of a purpose built facility spanning 100 acres which houses the University College of Medicine & Dentistry, Pharmacy department, Lahore Business School, Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Bio-chemistry , Environmental Science ,Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, Nursing School and School of Creative Arts. The facility features a lush park with fountains and flower gardens and an inner courtyard, which provides ample space for students to rest and recuperate. Additional facilities include a four floor student center, a purpose built library, on premises hostels with concierge and laundry and spacious auditoriums. The premise also encompasses two technology parks, the Agri technology park and the biotechnology (CRIMM) is also based here. The Development of a mosque and a comprehensive ports complex are Lahore Campus currently underway.

Raiwind road campuss Lahore

Raiwind road campuss Lahore
Raiwind road campuss Lahore
The Campus on Raiwind Road spans 72 canals and houses the Engineering, technology and computer science, University College of Dentistry and English Literature & Language. The facility features a comprehensive library, a spacious cafeteria and fully equipped laboratories and IT infrastructure.

Sihala campuss islamabad

Sihala campuss islamabad
Sihala campuss islamabad
The University of Lahore started its operation in Islamabad from a campus at Blue Area. To achieve the vision, UoL has created its new purpose built educational facility called New Campus (Sihala) on a 140 kanal piece of land.

Sargodha campuss

Sargodha campuss
Sargodha campuss
In this short span of time the university has created its name in the field of higher education at National and International level. In pursuit of excellence the university has developed its original core values at Sargodha Campus.

Gujrat campuss

Gujrat campuss
Gujrat campuss
The Gujrat Campus, Gujrat has spread in its educational fields and now provides wide variety of curricula including Engineering & Technology, Management Sciences, Computer Sciences, Doctor of Physiotherapy, Commerce and English Language & Literature. The establishment of Gujrat Campus at Gujrat will provide a great opportunity to children of the Pakistani’s living abroad who belong to this region in great number. The Gujrat Campus, Gujrat situated adjacent Chenab Bridge, G. T. Road is spread over 4 acres piece of land with over 70,000 square feet built up area. The facilities like air-conditioned classrooms, computer labs, library, cafeteria, mosque, playgrounds, and faculty offices all have been centered in Gujrat Campus, Gujrat. The University Management ensures the availability of these facilities to students and Faculty & Staff.

Pakpattan campus

Pakpattan campuss
Pakpattan campuss
The management of The University of Lahore decided to establish its campus at Pakpattan with the state of the art infrastructure and amenities to fulfill the necessity of the local community keeping in view the need of market oriented programs in industrial triangle comprising districts and also to the peoples living in the adjacent districts, i.e Multan, Okara, Sahiwal, Arifwala, Burewala, Depalpur etc.[5] Campuses Campuses

Research centre of UOL

During the last three decades the discipline of molecular and cellular biology has expanded phenomenally in scope and in depth. New knowledge in the field, mainly acquired through a multidisciplinary approach and experimental research, has made it possible not only to unravel living processes in health and disease from molecular to organismal level but also to introduce novel and more effective therapeutic and diagnostic tools in medical practice. In line with the policy of the University of Lahore to develop high quality expertise and manpower in emerging areas of biomedical sciences, a Centre for Research in Molecular Medicine was initiated in April 2009. The Centre represents a major investment and a bold initiative by the University in the field of life sciences and human health. A covered area of approximately 9,000 sq feet was allocated to the Centre at the University’s new campus adjacent to the University College of Medicine, to develop purpose-built teaching and research laboratories with state-of-the-art facilities. The Centre draws resources from other academic units of the University as well, such as the Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Department of Pharmacy, the University College of Medicine and the Department of Information Technology. The Centre also has close collaboration in relevant areas with other reputable institutions within and outside the country. [6] Research centre of UOL

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