University of Lahore

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UOL logo.png
Type Private
Established 1999
Chairman Muhammad Awais Raoof
Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr. M. H. Qazi
Rector Prof. Dr. Saleem Shuja
Academic staff
1251+
Students 21940+
Location Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
Campus Lahore, Gujrat, Sargodha, Pakpattan and Islamabad
Colours Lime green & Green         
Affiliations HEC, PEC, PM&DC, PCP, PNC, PBC
Website uol.edu.pk

The University Of Lahore (UOL) was founded at collegiate level in 1997 under the Ibadat Educational Trust and was granted full degree awarding status in 2002. It is one of the largest private universities in Pakistan. Subjects include Medicine, Engineering, Arts and Social Sciences. All programs are recognized by the Higher Education Commission (HEC) and government regulatory bodies in Pakistan. It is accredited by the Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC), Pakistan Bar Council, Pakistan Medical and Dental Council, Pakistan Nursing Council and Pharmacy Council of Pakistan.[1]

Introduction[edit]

The University of Lahore (UOL) has three campuses in Lahore, two campuses in Islamabad and one in Sargodha, Pakpattan and Gujrat. All programs run at the U.O.L, are recognized by the Higher Education Commission (H.E.C), the Government regulatory body, in Pakistan. The University also has courses accredited by the Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC), Pharmacy Council of Pakistan, Pakistan Bar Council and Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PM & DC) respectively.

The University has also achieved the highest W4 ranking with the Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan. The University of Lahore is ranked at 701st position among the top 800 universities of the World (2015–2016) by Q.S (Quacquarelli Symonds)[2] and Top Asian Universities Ranking in 2007. The University of Lahore has 7 campuses, 11 academic faculties, 2 technology parks, 4 research centres, 32 academic departments, and 119 degree programs and teaches 2,954 courses. The total student body in all campuses comes to around 21000.

Faculties and departments[edit]

Faculty Of Allied Health Sciences[edit]

  • Dept. Of Health Professional Technologies
  • Dept. Of Sports Sciences
  • Lahore School Of Nursing
  • Radio-logical Sciences & Medical Imaging Technology
  • Dept. Of Physiotherapy
  • The University Of Lahore
    University Institute Of Public Health
  • Dept. Of Diet & Nutritional Sciences
  • Dept. Of Clinical Lab Technology

Faculty Of Arts & Architecture[edit]

  • School Of Architecture
  • School Of Creative Arts

Faculty Of Engineering & Technology[edit]

  • Dept. Of Civil Engineering
  • Dept. Of Computer Engineering
  • Dept. Of Electrical Engineering
  • Dept. Of Mechanical Engineering
    UOL Sargodha Campus
  • Dept. Of Electronics & Electrical Systems
  • Dept. Of Technology

Faculty Of Information & Technology[edit]

  • Dept. Of Computer Science & IT

Faculty Of Law[edit]

  • UOL Baba Fareed Campus, Pakpatan
    College Of Law
  • Postgraduate Institute Of Law

Faculty Of Languages & Literature[edit]

  • Dept. Of English Language & Literature

Faculty Of Medicine & Dentistry[edit]

  • University College Of Medicine
  • University College Of Dentistry

Faculty Of Management Sciences[edit]

  • Lahore Business School (LBS)
  • Lahore School Of Aviation

Faculty Of Pharmacy[edit]

  • Dept. Of Pharmacy

Faculty Of Sciences[edit]

  • Institute Of Molecular Biology & Bio-Technology
  • Dept. Of Physics

Faculty Of Social Sciences[edit]

  • Dept. Of Education
  • Dept. Of Economics
  • Dept. Of Islamic Studies
  • Dept. Of Mathematics & Statistics

QEC Learning Centre[edit]

Learning Center of The University of Lahore is established for the professional development of the teaching faculty and staff.

Research journals[edit]

Pakistan Journal of Molecular Medicine (PJMM):[edit]

Pakistan Journal of Molecular Medicine (Pakistan J. Mol. Med.) is a quarterly journal, being published by the Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (IMBB), and Centre for Research in Molecular Medicine (CRiMM), The University of Lahore, Lahore, Pakistan. This journal accepts the articles and reviews (invited and non-invited) in the disciplines of biochemistry, biotechnology, environmental sciences, forensic science, medicine, microbiology, molecular biology, pathology, pharmacology, physiology, toxicology and other Bio-medical sciences.

Journal Of Media, Business & Social Sciences (JMBSS):[edit]

JMBSS is a specified, peer-reviewed and professional journal that is published bi-annually in both print and electronic forms by University of Lahore, Pakistan.

International students[edit]

The University of Lahore has international students from different countries and has in recent years attracted students from Palestine, Sudan, Yemen, Turkey, Syria, Somalia, Afghanistan, Nepal, Oman, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Jordan, UAE and Uganda among others. Foreign seats are available in degree programs such as Medicine, Dentistry, Engineering and English Language and Literature.

University Advisory Board and other facilities[edit]

The Advisory Board consists of scientists, engineers and academicians who monitor the institute's standards of education and research. There are also career counsellors available to guide students in their studies and career choices .The UOL also publishes work in several scholastic journals affiliated to Higher Education Commission (HEC) Pakistan.

Hostels[edit]

Separate hostel accommodation is available for both male and female students at The University of Lahore (UoL). The Defence Road Campus of the University features in facility of two hostels for females: Razia Hall and Fatima Hall, for about 1000 students in it. In order to facilitate the students, the following facilities have been provided at both the boys and girls hostels: Mess, mosque, separate television room, telephone, newspapers, guest rooms, Common Room, computer room, electric water coolers, high-speed Internet and Wi-fi, hostel laundry and 24-hour security.

Campuses[edit]

The University of Lahore has five campuses across Pakistan that contains areas of:

  • The University of Lahore (Main Campus) (4 acres 7 Kanal)
  • The University of Lahore (Defence Road Campus) [98 acres 1 Kanal]
  • The University of Lahore (City Campus) [1 Acre]
  • The University of Lahore (Islamabad Campus) 2 campuses: a) 15 Acre, b) 5 Kanal
  • The University of Lahore (Sargodha Campus) [4 Acre]

Clubs and societies[edit]

  • Electronic Departmental Society
  • Islamic Society
  • Literary Society
  • Entrepreneurial Society
  • ASME Chapter
  • Society of Legal Researchers
  • UOL Robo Club
  • Society of Computer Science
  • Music Society
  • Chess Society
  • UOL Dramatics Club
  • Student Representative Office
  • UOL Debating Society
  • Society Of Allied Health Sciences
  • Health Care Society
  • Electrical and Control Engineering Society
  • Visual Arts Society
  • Society of Mechanical Engineering
  • UOL Media Society
  • Imperial Pharmaceutical Society
  • UOL Adventure Club
  • Environmental Society (S.A.F.E. )
  • Arts and Cultural Society
  • Network Gaming Society

Research centers[edit]

The university have four research centers:

  • Center For Research In Molecular Medicine (CRIMM)
  • Radiology Research Section (RRS)
  • Agri-Bio Technology Park
  • Diagnostic Laboratory and Research Centre

OPAC-UOL Library[edit]

The university's library resources include books, journal sand e-books. The University of Lahore currently houses four well equipped libraries with cumulatively more than 31000+ Books catering to a wide range of subjects. The University also has access to 72 Mb/s Pakistan Educational Research Network (PERN) facilities, E- Library, OPAC,mini labs, HEC digital library as well as International online Libraries and Journals.The University of Lahore has subscription of World Class Turnitin services for Plagiarism check.

International linkages[edit]

  • Higher Education Institute of Karwan, Afghanistan
  • Mashal Institute of Higher Education, Afghanistan
  • Azerbaijan State Economic University, Azerbaijan
  • The University of SIMON KIMBANGU, Congo
  • The University of Mosul, Iraq
  • Sudan University of Science & Technology, Sudan
  • National Ribat University, Sudan
  • HITIT University, Turkey
  • FIRAT University, Turkey
  • Suleyman Sah University, Turkey
  • Islamic University Of Uganda, Uganda
  • European University of Lefke, Northern Cyprus

Green UOL[edit]

UOL is setting up Off the Grid (OTG) Solar power generation plants and Bio-gas plants, a step forward against energy crisis that will provide green energy. This will enable the University to continue to provide excellent educational and research services to the nation in optimal circumstances.

The University of Lahore (UOL) has been placed at No. 3 ranking in Pakistan and No. 270 ranking internationally in “UI Green Metric Ranking 2016” based on the evaluation of these six main categories Green Statistics, Energy and Climate Change, Waste management, Water usage, Transportation, and Education.

UOL rankings[edit]

  • QS World University Rankings [1]
  • University Web Rankings [2]
  • UI Green Metric Ranking [3]
  • UOL Ranking among Pakistani Universities [4]

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