University of Faisalabad

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The University of Faisalabad
Motto رَبِّ زدْنيِ عِلْماً (Arabic)
Motto in English O my Lord! Advance me in Knowledge
Established 2002
Type Private
Rector Prof. Dr. Abdul Karim Baloch
Location Faisalabad, Punjab, PakistanPakistan
Campus Main Campus: Saleem Campus
City Campus: Amin Campus
Colors      Gold
     Green
     Blue
Nickname TUF
Mascot TUFian
Affiliations Higher Education Commission Pakistan Engineering Council
Website

http://www.tuf.edu.pk

http://gplus.to/TUF

The University of Faisalabad (TUF) is a private institution of higher education in the city of Faisalabad, Pakistan. It was established to cater to the educational and technological need emerging in the progressive scenario of the country in general and Faisalabad and surrounding areas. The university aspires for an appropriate balance between the emerging disciplines of science and technology and prevalent fields of humanities and social sciences.

The university is chartered under Ordinance LX of 2002 promulgated by the Government of the Punjab and recognized by the Higher Education Commission as a degree awarding university. The purpose built main campus is located on Sargodha Road, 4 km from the city centre and is also accessible from the M2 motorway through Pindi Bhattian interchange. The campus is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities for proficient teaching and learning. In early 2007 the male students were transferred to a new campus on Canal Road alongside Sarghoda Road.

Overview[edit]

The University of Faisalabad was established in the year 2002 under the auspices of Madina Foundation, a “not for profit” philanthropic organization in the light of the vision “Industry, Service, Education” of its founder Chairman Haji Muhammad Saleem (Late). The founder created this facility for providing quality education in professional areas to meet the educational needs of the people in and around Faisalabad.

Rector
  Prof Dr Iqbal Tahir
Registrar
  Major (R) Izhar Ul Ahsan 
Controller of Examinations
  Mr Hamid Nawaz Sheikh
Manager Finance
  Mr Farhan Rasheed Khan
Dean Faculty of Engineering & Technology
  Prof Dr Allah Ditta Chaudhry
Dean Faculty of Management Studies
  Prof Dr M Aslam Chaudhry    
Dean Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences
  Prof Dr Zuhoor Ahmad Azhar
Dean Faculty of Health Sciences
  Prof Dr Faqir Hussain Khan
Director Quality Enhancement Cell
  Prof Dr Abdul Majeed|
Director Research & Publications
  Mr Saleem kiyani

Vision[edit]

To be a leading educational institution characterized by:

  • An intellectual environment conducive for innovative teaching and learning.
  • A culture of research to address the challenges faced by Pakistan.
  • Top quality professional Faculty meeting the local and global educational requirements.
  • Emphasis on Islamic / ethical values for inculcating love, patriotism and service to humanity.

Mission statement[edit]

Pursue excellence in Education & Research with a futuristic approach and inculcate among the youth qualities of leadership and Innovation guided by the teachings of Islam.

Campus[edit]

The University has two campuses i.e. Saleem Campus for female students and Amin Campus for males. Saleem Campus is located on Sargodha Road, Faisalabad near motorway interchange while Amin Campus is located on West Canal Road, Faisalabad.

Saleem Campus (for girls)[edit]

Location


Saleem Campus of the University of Faisalabad is located on Sargodha Road, Faisalabad near motorway interchange. It is established for female students.

HEC Digital Library Resources

The University library has access to digital library of The Higher Education Commission of Pakistan which provides researchers and other users access to database pertaining to International Scientific and Technical literature based on electronic (online) delivery and to 12,000 high quality, peer-reviewed journals and pver 40,000 e-books published byrenowned publishers around the world on a wide range of disciplines.

Computer Center

The University has around 245 PCs and several servers (number constantly growing). One Fully operational computer lab is equipped with latest Pentium IV computers having internet connectivity (wireless) with band width of 2MBs CIR. Student management system is deployed so that the students can use computers via their own login in a secure manner. Facility of printers and scanners is also available for students.

Amin Campus (for boys)[edit]

Location


The University of Faisalabad, Amin Campus located on the West Canal Road, has recently established in the serene and quiet area of Faisalabad. The campus has lush green surroundings and is easily accessible from all sides of the city. This campus is a contained unit having excellent facilities including auditorium, conference room, hostel and faculty accommodation. This campus is housing the departments of Electrical and Textile Engineering, Management Studies, Arabic & Islamic Studies and Pharmacy.

Library

An independent library has been established in the Amin campus which has a large collection of books, research journals, periodicals to meet the research requirements of the students and the faculty members. In addition, digital library resources provided by HEC having access to more that 60,000 e-books and connected to e-libraries, the world over, have also been installed at this library. The library also regularly subscribes to many additions of IEEE journals.

Admission's Office

This office plays a key role in passing out first hand information to prospective candidates for admissions to the University regarding programs being offered, eligibility requirements, duration of courses, residential facilities and fee structure in the University. Necessary guidance is also provided to the applicants for conduct of entry test. It helps the selected students in completing enrollment formalities. Admission Office functions in close coordination with the Registrar and Accounts office.

Students Affairs

The University has an efficient and vibrant students' affairs section comprising an Admission's Office, Placement Cell, Information Technology Service Center, Human Resources, and Accounts Office. The activities of all these offices have been properly coordinated to facilitate the students.

Hostel

Boys Hostel located in the Amin Campus has fully furnished rooms with attached baths to accommodate about 200 students.

Cafeteria

A small cafeteria adjoining the Boys' campus caters for their assorted food requirement Arrangements are also in hand to further improve and expand its facilities to accommodate large number of students in years to come.

Transport

The centralized pool of transport managed from the Saleem Campus also meets the needs of the campus staff and students as required basis.

Conference Room

A well furnished centrally located conference room having seating capacity of 30 persons is available for hosting meetings, briefings conference or presentations.

Auditorium

A newly re-furbished auditorium having a seating capacity of 260 persons is available to host multipurpose activities. It is fitted with overhead projectors and latest multi media and sound systems.

Sports

The Campus has both in and outdoor game facilities. The playing facilities are also acquired on need basis for training of teams and participation in various sports competitions.

Access to HEC Digital Library Resources

The University library has access to digital library of the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan providing researchers and other users access to databases pertaining to International Scientific and Technical literature based on electronic (online) delivery and to 12,000 high quality, peer-reviewed journal and over 40,000 E-books published by renowned publishers around the world on a wide range of disciplines.

Computer Center

The University has around 245 PCs and several servers (number constantly growing). Two fully operational computer labs are equipped with latest Pentium IV computers having internet connectivity (wireless) with band width of 2MBs CIR. Student management system is deployed so that the students can use computers via their own login in a secure manner. Facility of printers and scanners is also made available for students.

Bank at Amin Campus

The branch of the bank within the campus provides one window financial transaction facilities to the staff, students and employees of the University.

Access[edit]

By Car

Faisalabad is linked via the M-3 motorway which branches off at the Faisalabad-Pindi Bhattian Interchange located on the Lahore-Islamabad motorway. The University Saleem Campus lies 2 km off the toll plaza on the left hand side of Sargodha Road while travelling towards the city. There is also a dual carriageway from Lahore to Faisalabad via Sheikhpura and Mananwala city, a shorter route but passes through many populated towns.

By Air

Faisalabad International Airport is about 10 km from the city centre. Passengers flights are run by the national flag carrier and other domestic airlines. It takes one hour from the campus to reach the airport. Taxis are easily available outside the airport.

By Coach

An exclusive Daewoo Express coach service also originates from the city linking all major cities of the Province/ Country. The bus terminal is about 20 minutes drive from the Saleem Campus.

Academic departments and programmes[edit]

Faculty of Health Sciences[edit]

School of Pharmacy Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm D) School of Physical Therapy Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) School of Optometry Doctor of Optometry (OD) School of Food Science and Technology BS Food Science and Technology(BS Food Science and Technology) School of Nursing Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BS Nursing) Doctor of Nutrition & Dietetics School of Nutrition & Dietetics

Faculty of Engineering and Technology[edit]

  • School of Electrical Engineering offers BS Electrical Engineering 4 years degree program with specialization in Electronics, Power & Computer Systems as well as MS Electrical Engineering 2 years degree program with specialization in Electronics & Telecommunication. School of Electrical Engineering has following lab facilities.

1. Microprocessor Lab

2. Electronics Lab

3. Power Lab

4. Telecom Lab 1

5. Telecom Lab 2

6. Control Systems Lab

7. Machine Lab

8. VLSI Lab

9. Student Project Lab

10. Electrical Workshop

  • School of Textile Engineering

Bachelor of Engineering in Textile (BE Textile) Textile Engineering Labs 1. Processing Lab 2. Physics Lab 3. Chemistry Lab 4. Spinning Lab 5. Garments Lab 6. Weaving Lab 7. Testing Lab 8. Pattern Making Lab 9. Computer Lab

Faculty of Management Studies[edit]

School of Management Studies Master of Science in Management (MS Management) Master of Business Administration in Marketing (MBA–Marketing) Master of Business Administration in Finance (MBA–Finance) Master of Business Administration in Human Resource Management (MBA-HR) Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences[edit]

School of Arabic and Islamic Studies Doctor of Philosophy in Arabic (PhD Arabic) Master of Philosophy in Arabic (MPhil Arabic) Master of Arts in Arabic (MA Arabic) Doctor of Philosophy in Islamic Studies (PhD Islamic Studies) Master of Philosophy in Islamic Studies (MPhil Islamic Studies) Master of Arts in Islamic Studies (MA Islamic Studies)

University Medical and Dental College, Faisalabad[edit]

  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)
  • Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS)

Madina Foundation, following the vision of its founder Chairman Mian Muhammad Saleem (Late) 'Industry, Service & Education', established Medical College in 2003 to fill this vacuum in the medical education in Faisalabad. Since beginning, the College has strived hard and under the table, dynamic leadership and guidance of our present Chairman, Mian Muhammad Hanif, has achieved unique honors and distinction. Another distinct feature of the college is that it is a Medical & Dental College for girls only. The College has hired the services of eminent medical professionals from around the country.

ALHAMDULILLAH, The efforts and standing of the college has been duly appreciated by relevant authorities.

Students' activities[edit]

The University places special attention on molding and developing the personalities of individuals as a whole. Special emphasis is laid on arranging lectures, seminars, workshops and symposia, debates, declamation contests, literary programs and quiz competitions. Activities are organized by various student committees concerned with sports, culture, health, research, student welfare, transport, environment etc. Student members of these committees are elected from various classes. A faculty member is appointed on each of these committees in order to provide guidance and to facilitate implementation of decisions that require interaction with the University. The committees conduct their business according to established policies and procedures. Students are encouraged to interact with faculty pertaining to academic affairs and co-curricular activities.

General information[edit]

Guidance & Placement Cell

The University has established a placement cell for placement of graduating students. The staff of the placement cell maintains a complete record of the students in different disciplines in the form of graduate's directory which is sent to prospective employers. The positions/vacancies available in different organizations are notified for the information of students. In certain cases employers are invited to conduct interviews in the University to pick up the graduates who suit their requirements. The cell serves as a resource and information center and organizes advisory sessions to promote skills needed for appearing in interviews.

Information Technology Service Center (ITSC)

ITSC acts as a Data Base center and has complete information regarding the student’s right from admission to the completion of final degree. ITSC has developed various modules for generating reports and information for the examination branch, accounts section, admission office, human resources, library and University inventory

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Coordinates: 31°29′43.98″N 73°04′25.03″E / 31.4955500°N 73.0736194°E / 31.4955500; 73.0736194