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University of the Punjab (Punjabi, Urdu: جامعہ پنجاب) (abbreviated some time as PU), colloquially known as Punjab University, is located in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan. The University of the Punjab is the oldest and biggest University of Pakistan. The University of the Punjab was formally established with the convening of the first meeting of its Senate on October 14, 1882 at Simla. It was the fourth university to be established by the British colonial authorities on the Indian subcontinent (the first three universities were established by the British rulers at their initial strongholds of Calcutta, Bombay, and Madras). According to the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan, Punjab University is one of the top ranked general universities in Pakistan.

Faculties

There are 13 faculties in the University with 10 constituent colleges, 63 departments, centers, and institutes. It has about 650 permanent faculty members involved in teaching/research :

  • Faculty of Arts and Humanities
  • Faculty of Behavioral and Social Sciences
  • Faculty of Commerce
  • Faculty of Economics and Management Sciences
  • Faculty of Education
  • Faculty of Engineering & Technology
  • Faculty of Islamic Studies
  • Faculty of Law
  • Faculty of Life-Sciences
  • Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry
  • Faculty of Oriental Learning
  • Faculty of Pharmacy
  • Faculty of Science

Near Ali Pur Chowk Rawalpindi Bypass Gujranwala, Pakistan.
Fax No. 92-55-9201223 Exchange No. 92-55-9201225-6
Phone No. 92-55-9201222

E-Mail : vc@pu.edu.pk

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