Namal College

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Namal College
Namal College logo.jpg
Type Private
Established 2008
Chairman Imran Khan
Dean Dr. Malik Jahan Khan[1]
Academic staff
28[2]
Undergraduates 300
Location Rikhi, Mianwali District, Punjab, Pakistan
Campus Suburban
Colours
Affiliations University of Bradford[3], University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore, Pakistan Engineering Council
Website https://www.namal.edu.pk

Namal College is a private college affiliated with the University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore in Rikhi, Mianwali District, Punjab, Pakistan.[4] The college is on 30 km Talagang Mianwali Road near Namal Lake. The 40 kanal land for this college was provided by Ghulam Muhammad 'Seelu', a local resident of mosa khel.[5] The college was inaugurated by Syed Yousaf Raza Gillani, the former prime minister of Pakistan, on April 27, 2008.

A view of Namal College Mianwali

There are more than 300 students studying at Namal College, more than 90% of whom are on financial support.

The second phase of construction is expected to begin shortly and will include on-campus faculty and student accommodation premises and research laboratories. The Namal Education Foundation (NEF) owns 1000 acres of land and is all set for building a knowledge city in Pakistan.

Imran Khan is the chairman of the Board of Governors Namal Education Foundation, which is the sponsoring body of Namal Knowledge City. As a philanthropist, he has undertaken initiatives to address the economic and social challenges faced by the area. These challenges include improvements in literacy, community organization, health, access to credit, encouragement of corporate investment, and education.

This college offers three four-year degree programs namely BSc (Hons) Computer Sciences, BSc Electrical Engineering and Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA).

Academic partnerships[edit]

Namal College has an advisory relationship with Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS).[6][7]

Convocation of Namal College[edit]

Sixty engineering students were awarded BSc degrees by Namal College during the institution’s first convocation ceremony, chaired by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan, held on December 15, 2013.

Second convocation was held on 14 December 2014.

Third convocation of Namal College was held on 20 December 2015.

Fourth convocation of Namal College was held on 17 December 2016.

Fifth convocation of Namal College was held on 12 November 2017.

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