Government College University Faisalabad

801–1000 th
World University Rankings 2021
Allama Iqbal Road, Faisalabad, Pakistan

About Government College University Faisalabad

The Government College University Faisalabad began life as a primary school in Karkhana Bazar, Faisalabad. In 1905, it became a high school, then an intermediate college in 1924. Degree levels were brought in in 1933, with postgraduate disciplines introduced in 1963. In 1990, the Government of the Punjab declared it an autonomous institution in 1990, gaining its university status in 2002.

The university has seven faculties: the faculty of arts and social sciences, the faculty of economics and management sciences, the faculty of engineering, the faculty of Islamic and Oriental learning, the faculty of life sciences, the faculty of pharmaceutical sciences and the faculty of physical sciences.

Studying at the university, there are 20,000 full and part time undergraduate students and 2,000 graduate and postgraduate students. On campus, there is a daycare centre and several mosques, canteens and banks. The university is located on the Jhang Road and has a main campus which spans 37 acres. A new campus is being built around four kilometres away from the main campus and is set to span some 200 acres.

Its motto is "striving for excellence".

Faisalabad, which is in the province of Punjab, is known for its yarn and textile production. Faisalabad is also the biggest industrial hub of Pakistan and has over seven million residents. There’s an international airport, dry port, hospitals and a blend of urban meets rural living. Its historical Clock Tower with Eight Bazars is designed after the Union Jack and is a famed example of the province’s town planning prowess.

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  • 34.7
    No. of students per staff
    (1)
  • 42 : 58
    Student Ratio of Females to Males
    (1)
  • 0%
    Percentage of International Students
    (1)
  • 19,898
    Number of FTE Students
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