University of Lahore

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

The University of Lahore (or UOL) was founded in 1999 under the Ibadat Educational Trust and was granted 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]


The University of Lahore (UOL) has 3 campuses in Lahore, 2 campuses in Islamabad & 1 in Sargodha, Pakpattan and Gujrat. All programs run at the UOL, are recognized by the Higher Education Commission (HEC), 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 ( 701th position among top 800 Universities of the world [2015-Ranking] ) by QS (Quacquarelli Symonds)[1] and Top Asian Universities Ranking in 2007. The University of Lahore has 7 Campuses, 11 Academic Faculties, 2 Technology Parks, 32 Academic Departments, 119 Degree Programs and teaches 2,954 courses.

UOL Defence Rd Campus, Lahore
Waterfall pool at UOL Defence Rd Campus, Lahore
UOL School of Creative Arts
UOL Raiwind Rd Campus, Lahore
UOL Islamabad Campus
UOL Sargodha Campus
UOL Chenab Campus, Gujrat
UOL Baba Fareed Campus, Pakpatan


Students Services Center (SSC)[edit]

Student services Center (SSC) of The University of Lahore (UOL) is envisaged to offer one-step, efficient, and excellent services to its students and develop them academically and physically in an inclusive environment. SSC is operating under the principles of a sense of service, courtesy, fairness, integrity, empathy, efficiency, teamwork and learning. SSC is operating under principles of a sense of service, courtesy, fairness, integrity, empathy, efficiency, teamwork and learning.

QEC Learning Centre[edit]

Learning Center of The University of Lahore is established for the professional development of the teaching faculty and staff. Its objective is to organize in-service Continuous Capacity Building and professional development training sessions, workshops and local and international conferences for enhancement of skills and competitive strength of faculty, staff and M.Phil and PhD students at their campuses.

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 amongst others. Foreign seats are available in Degree Programs such as Medicine, Dentistry, Engineering and English Language and Literature.

International Advisory Board[edit]

The advisory board consists of scientists, engineers and academicians who monitor the institutes' standards of education and research. There are also career counsellors.


There are separate hostels for girls.

Clubs & Societies[edit]

  • Electronic Departmental Society
  • Islamic Society
  • Literary Society
  • LB-IETS Society
  • IEEE Student Branch
  • Entrepreneurial Society
  • ASME Chapter
  • Society of Legal Researchers
  • UOL Robo Club
  • Society of Computer Science
  • Music Society
  • Society of Civil Engineering
  • 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 consists of 2 Research Centers:

  • Center For Research In Molecular Medicine (CRIMM)
  • Radiology Research Section (RRS)

Libraries Of UOL[edit]

The University of Lahore currently houses 4 well equipped libraries with cumulatively more than 31000 books catering to a wide range of subjects. The University also has access to 72 megabyte PERN facility. The Higher Education Commission has also given the university access to 11,000 online, full-text journals, international databases, and other material published online worldwide.


  1. The University of Lahore
  2. Office of Students Affairs
  3. QS World University Rankings 2015/2016

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