Government College University (Faisalabad)
|گورنمنٹ کالج یونیورسٹی فیصل آباد|
|Government College Lyallpur|
|Motto||Striving For Excellence|
|Established||1897, Upgraded in 2002|
|Vice-Chancellor||Professor Dr. Mohammad Ali Itikhar|
|Location||Faisalabad, Punjab, Pakistan|
|Colors||Maroon and Blue|
The GC University's journey started as a primary school in 1897 in the present building of Govt. College for Women, Karkhana Bazar, Faisalabad. It was promoted to High School and Intermediate College in 1905 and 1924 respectively. It was elevated to the degree level in 1933 and postgraduate disciplines were introduced in 1963. The long journey that started with the humble beginning reached its climax when it was granted the status of University in October 2002.
There are at least 43 nobel laureate associated with GC University is varying capacities. The famous physicist Ernest Rutherford worked here in early twentieth century and suggested the Rutherford Model of atomic structure while working in GC University which was then an Intermediate college.
The luminaries like Mr. Abdul Hameed, Mr. W.H.F. Armstrong, Mr. Lala Chattan Annand, Mr. Hashmat Khan, Mr. Taj Khyal, Mr. Namdar Khan, Mr. Karamat Hussain Jafari, Mr. Mukhtar Mahmood Qureshi, Dr. Asif Iqbal Khan and Dr. Arif Zaidi have served this institution.
There are more than 35 faculties in GCUF including Electrical Engineering and Pharmacy. Electrical engineering department is affiliated with Pakistan Engineering Council ([PEC]). Pharmacy is affiliated with Pharmacy Council of Pakistan (PCP) 
The constituent colleges consists of Arts and Social Sciences, Computer Science & Information Studies, Pharmacy college, Management and Administrative Sciences, and Islamic and Oriental Learning.