University of Balochistan
|Motto||رَبِّ زدْنيِ عِلْماً|
Motto in English
|O' God, Increase my Knowledge|
|Chancellor||Governor of Balochistan|
|Vice-Chancellor||Prof. Dr. Javaid Iqbal|
|Location||Quetta, Balochistan, Pakistan|
200 acres (0.81 km2)
|Colours||Blue, Amber, White‹See Tfm›‹See Tfm›|
After the dissolution of One Unit, the University of Balochistan was established inJune1970 through an Ordinance issued by the then National Awami Party's(Wali Khan Group)Governor of newly made province Balochistan. In June 1996, the Balochistan Assembly passed an ACT called the University of Balochistan ACT 1996. Thus the University of Balochistan became the sole general University of the Province imparting Higher Education to the entire population of the province in Science, Arts and Humanities.
After dissolution of One Unit, the land (200 Acres) along with the teaching, Academic and Residential structures built to house the College for Mineral Technology were handed over to the University of Balochistan.
The University initially started with three departments i.e. Physics, Chemistry and Geology. With the passage of time, the University has now 33 departments, Two Institutes (Institute of Management Sciences and Institute of Bio-Chemistry) and five specialized centers (Center of Excellence in Mineralogy, Pakistan Study Center, Area Study Center, Balochistan Study Center, Center for Advance Studies in Vaccinology and Bio-Technology) of higher studies and research, one constituent Law College and 88 affiliated colleges including an Agriculture College, Bolan Medical College and the Command and Staff College, Quetta.
- Google maps. "Address of Balochistan University". Google maps. Google maps. Retrieved 12 September 2013.