The University of Agriculture, Faisalabad (or UAF)جامعہ زرعيه فيصل آباد, originally the Punjab Agricultural College and Research Institute, Lyallpur, is a university in the city of Faisalabad, Punjab, Pakistan. It was established in 1906 as the first major institution of higher agricultural education in the undivided Punjab.

The university’s faculty comprises more than 500 teachers. Of those, nearly half hold Ph.D. degrees, mainly from foreign universities. The university has several boys hostels and couple of girls hostels. It accommodates over 5,000 students and approximately 3,000 day scholars. Premier hostels are Jinnah hostel (named after the first Governor General of Pakistan), Iqbal Hall (named after a great poet on the Indian continent) and Fatima Jinnah Hostel (named after the sister of Jinnah).

First degree courses

  • B.Sc. (Hons) Agriculture: 8-semester programme after F.Sc. (Pre-Medical)
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) Faisalabad: 10-semesters programme after F.Sc (Pre-Medical)
  • B.Sc (Hons) Animal Husbandry: 8-semester programme after F.Sc. (Pre-Medical)
  • B.Sc (Hons) Poultry Science : 8-Semester programme after F.Sc. (Pre-Medical) at UAF Sub Campus Toba Tek Singh
  • B.Sc. Agricultural Engineering: 8-semester programme after F.Sc. (Pre-Engineering),
  • B.Sc. (Home Economics): 4-semester programme after F.Sc. (Pre-Medical) for female students.

Postgraduate Degree Programmes

  • M.Sc./M.Sc. (Hons.) four semesters, offered in 35 subjects, after completing first degree course,
  • M.Phil. in pure science four semesters, offered in five subjects after completing M.Sc. in the relevant subject,
  • Ph.D., offered in 28 subjects, four semesters, after completing M.Sc. in the relevant subject

 

The following diploma courses are offered:

  • C.T. Agriculture (boys)
  • Diploma in Rural Home Economics (girls)
  • Diploma in Arabic
  • Mali Class
  • Veterinary Assistant Diploma Course
  • Diploma in Grain Storage Management
  • Postgraduate Diploma Course in Food Science (for Army personnel)
  • Agricultural Business Management
  • Computer Science
  • Pre-release training course (for Army personnel).
Phone +92-41-9200161-70 Address University of Agriculture, Faisalabad 38040 Pakistan
Fax +92-41-9200764 Affiliation
Email mqamarnawaz@gmail.com Hostel Facility Hostels are available.
Website www.uaf.edu.pk Scholarships Various Scholarships are available.
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