University of Management and Technology, Lahore

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University of Management and Technology (UMT)
UMT Logo Pk.jpeg
Former names
Institute of Leadership & Management
Type Private
Established 1990 (1990)
Chairman Professor Dr Hasan Sohaib Murad
Rector Professor Dr Muhammad Aslam
Academic staff
600+ faculty members with 135+ PhDs and 20 HEC approved supervisors)
Administrative staff
1000+
Students 12,000+
Location Lahore & Sialkot, Punjab, Pakistan
Campus Urban
Affiliations HEC, PEC
Sports Cricket, Football, Tennis, Volleyball, Table Tennis, Squash, Chess, Hockey, American Football, Rugby and others.
Mascot UMTian
Website umt.edu.pk

The University of Management and Technology (UMT) (Urdu: یونیورسٹی آف مینیجمنٹ اینڈ ٹیکنالوجی‎) is a private university located in Johar Town, Lahore, Pakistan. The University is government-chartered and is recognized by the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan (HEC).

UMT is a project of Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM) Trust which was established in 1990 by leading educationists, professionals and industrialists with an aim to enhance the organizational and individual effectiveness. To date, over 17,000 UMT alumni are serving nationally and globally in leading organizations.

In 2015, the University of Management and Technology (UMT) celebrated 25 years of ‘Emergence with Eminence’ in recognition of its contribution to the promotion of higher education in Pakistan. As a premier institution of higher learning in the country, UMT is recognized by the HEC of Pakistan as a ‘W4 Category’ (highest rank) university. For more than two years, UMT was also at the top as per HEC ranking in General Category (medium-sized) of private sector institutions in the Punjab. At present, 150+ accredited programs are being offered in the 13 Schools and 4 Institutes operating in the University. UMT is also the first private sector university to establish HEC approved sub-campus in Sialkot.

The University is a member of Asia Pacific Quality Network (APQN), The Association of Advance Collegiate Institutions of Business (AACSB), Association of Management Development Institutions in South Asia (AMDISA), Association of Management Development Institutions in Pakistan (AMDIP) and European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD).

The BS Electrical Engineering degree program offered by the university is accredited by Pakistan Engineering Council. MBA and BBA degree programs offered by the university are accredited by NBEAC. BS programs in computer science and software engineering are accredited by the NCEAC. AMDISA has awarded Full SAQS accreditation for a period of five years to the business school of the university.

History[edit]

University of Management and Technology Library Building

UMT is a project of Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM) Trust. ILM was established in 1990 by leading educationists, professionals, and industrialists with an aim to enhance the organizational and individual effectiveness. Guided by the noble mission of helping others in actualizing their limitless human potential to its finest shape, ILM sought to respond to the challenges of information-based economy, globalization, and ever increasing complexity.

The University of Management and Technology has evolved into a premier institution of higher learning in the country. UMT is recognized by the Higher Education Commission (HEC) as a “W4” category (highest rank) university.

UMT – now an independent, not-for-profit, private institution of higher learning – received her degree-granting charter first as the Institute of Management and Technology (IMT) in 2002 through an Act of the Assembly of the Punjab. Later, on 16 June 2004, IMT became University of Management and Technology through the passing of a similar Act by the Punjab Assembly.

UMT Greens view

Academics[edit]

The university offers bachelor, master and doctoral degree programs in 150+ disciplines such as Commerce, Accounting, Business Administration, Banking and Finance, Business and IT, Computer Science, Economics, Education, Electrical Engineering, Aviation, Management, Supply Chain, Textile Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Information Systems, Linguistics, Media and Communication, Agri-business, School Management, Social Sciences, Educational Leadership Management, Law, English Language Teaching, and Food and Dairy Technology. Electrical Engineering has been accredited by Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC).

Schools and Institutes[edit]

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  • School of Business and Economics (SBE)
  • School of Systems and Technology (SST)
  • School of Science (SSC)
  • School of Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH)
  • School of Professional Advancement (SPA)
  • School of Textile and Design (STD)
  • School of Law and Policy (SLP)
  • School of Engineering (SEN)
PEC visits UMT
  • School of Governance and Society (SGS)
  • School of Commerce and Accountancy (SCA)
  • School of Health Sciences (SHS)
  • School of Architecture and Planning ([1])
  • School of Food and Agricultural Sciences (http://sfas.umt.edu.pk/)
  • Institute of Islamic Banking (IIB)
  • Institute of Communication and Cultural Studies (ICCS)
  • Institute of Clinical Psychology ([2])
  • Institute of Aviation Studies (http://ias.umt.edu.pk/)

University Campuses[edit]

The purpose-built 200+ kanal main campus of the University is located in Johar Town, Lahore. It has an academic block, library and learning resource center, spacious classrooms, well-equipped science and engineering laboratories, facilities for indoor/outdoor sports and a newly built cafeteria. Facilities are continuously being added and development and extension work is in progress. A beautiful mosque and a new building is under-construction in the premises of main campus.

The sub-campus of the University is located in Sialkot. UMT is the first private sector university to establish HEC approved sub-campus in Sialkot, the city known for the manufacturing and export of items such as surgical and musical instruments, sports goods, leather goods and textile goods. The sub-campus was formally opened in Sialkot on May 2, 2012. The campus is spread over 20 kanals of land and is situated in Small Industrial Estate road which is the central part of Sialkot city. Sialkot sub-campus of the university has several multimedia classrooms, laboratories, computer labs furnished with state-of-the art computers, campus wide WiFi internet facility, well-stocked learning resources, offices and surveillance system. For extracurricular activities, a dedicated 56 kanals of land has been acquired near Daska.

Information Processing Center[edit]

Information Processing Centers (IPCs) provide ultra-modern computing facilities to more than 10,000 participants and serves 2000-3000 participants daily. Their standards meet the international requirements of highly advanced IT equipment and services. IPCs are equipped with latest 1100+ Core i7 and i5 computer: a general computing center with 250 PCs, IPC2 160 PCs, IPC-SCA 110 PCs, 11 computer classrooms with 50-60 PCs each, a project lab with 60 PCs, a graduate lab with 20 PCs, a DLD lab with 20 PCs, and a separate HEC-scholars’ lab, with required software and printing services.

Quality Enhancement Cell[edit]

UMT established the QEC to serve as an innovative quality center with national and international linkages and facilitate the change activities within UMT. The aim of QEC is to become a facilitator in enhancing the UMT wide quality of the academic programs as well as effective management of all the internal processes to satisfy various stakeholders including students, faculty, parents, corporate partners and society. QEC also provides informational support for academic policies and contributes towards timely feedback of all the stakeholders.

QEC is the focal point for facilitation of the implementation of HEC prescribed standards as well as the enhancement of quality initiatives in a continuous manner. It acts as 'catalyst body' to help expedite the quality implementation and attain new standards of excellence for UMT.

In 2016, the Quality Enhancement Cell (QEC) of UMT was awarded 92.5% on the basis of quantitative assessment that is conducted annually by the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) of HEC, Pakistan. For the last five assessments, UMT has successfully maintained its ranking in W category (85%-100%) which is the highest category.

Library and Learning Resource Center[edit]

UMT Learning Resource Center LRC

UMT supports its academic programs and research initiatives through a state-of-the-art Library and Learning Resource Center (L&LRC). The intrinsic focus of the L&LRC is to make available the persistent intellectual linkage required to build specific resources, and pave the way towards attainment of rare to-be-found scripts, contents and substances for researchers and students. The well stocked library and Learning Resource Center has over 130,000 books to facilitate learning and research, 75 foreign and local journals, 18 online databases, 15 annually subscribed foreign journals, 14 special collections and 1 Learning Disability Center. The corporate clients, students and alumni who use the services and resources of the L&LRC term it as the treasure-house of knowledge.

Hostels[edit]

UMT has two separate spacious hostels for male and female students. Students are accommodated on ‘first come first served basis.’The hostels offer independent messing and recreation areas. Pick and drop facility is provided to hostel residents.The university hostels are situated at Wahdat Road, Lahore.

Clubs and Societies[edit]

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  • Iqbalian
  • UMT English Speaking Union
  • UMT Literary Society
  • UMT Scholastic Society
  • UMT Opera House
  • UMT Archie
  • UMT Debating Society
  • UMT Character Building society
  • UMT Toastmasters
  • UMT Theatre
  • UMT Mime
  • UMT Drama Club
  • UMT Comedy Club
  • UMT Media Club
  • UMT Quizzical Society
  • UMT Environment Protection Society
  • UMT Islamic Society
  • UMT Pet Lovers
  • UMT Social Welfare Society
  • UMT Talks Club
  • UMT Active Minds Club
  • UMT Calligraphy Club
  • UMT Painting and Sketching Club
  • UMT 3D Street Art Club
  • UMT Photography Club
  • UMT Entertainment Club
  • UMT Film Making club
  • UMT Blood Donors Society
  • UMT Nutritionist Club
  • UMT Psychotherapist Club
  • UMT Gaming Club
  • UMT Engineering Society
  • UMT CS Society
  • UMT Entrepreneurs Society
  • UMT Girls Club
  • UMT Adventure Club
  • UMT Rovers Crew
  • UMT Cine Circle
  • UMTECH
  • UMT Pakistan Forum
  • UMT Rhythm of Unity
  • UMT Heart Beat of Pakistan
  • UMT Overseas Club
  • UMt Marshals
  • UMT Sports Club
  • UMT Ushers Club
  • UMT Event Management Specialist Team
  • UMT Model United Nations
  • UMT constitutions Club

Centers[edit]

  • China Pakistan Economic Corridor
  • Knowledge Future
  • Exclusive Education
  • Human rights and Justice
  • E-Learning
  • Nordic European Studies
  • Academic Writing Center
  • Supply Chain Research
  • Globally Responsible Leaders
  • Graduate Research
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Retail and Services Marketing
  • Trade Competitiveness
  • Mathematics and its Applications
  • Advancement of Systems and Technology
  • Teaching and Learning
  • Terrorism Research Initiative
  • Global Dialogue
  • Enterprise and Technology Advancement
  • Pak-Turkey Study Center
  • Center for Industrial Services and Research

International Linkages[edit]

  • South West University of Finance and Economics, China
  • University of Bedfordshire, UK
  • Multimedia University, Malaysia
  • Stockholm University, School of Business, Sweden
  • Eastern Michigan University (EMU)
  • Near East University
  • Marmara University
  • AIMST, Malaysia
  • Alumni Association, Southeast Missouri State University
  • Boston Theological Institute, U.S.A. [collaborating with SLP]
  • Boston University School of Law, U.S.A. [collaborating with SLP]
  • CEVRO Institute, Czech Republic [collaborating with SLP]
  • Charles Sturt University, Australia
  • Chayes International Public Service Fellowships, Harvard Law School, U.S.A. [collaborating with SLP]
  • Eastern Michigan University, USA
  • European Law Students’ Association, Belgium [collaborating with SLP]
  • Friedrich Alexander University, Germany [collaborating with SLP]
  • George Mason University, USA
  • Georgetown University, USA
  • Harvard Law School
  • Heidelberg Law NMUN, Heidelberg University, Germany [collaborating with SLP]
  • HITIT University, Turkey
  • Human Rights Program, Harvard Law School, U.S.A. [collaborating with SLP]
  • IESEG School of Management, France
  • Katholeik Universitiet Leuven, Belgium [collaborating with SLP]
  • Leiden University, Netherlands [collaborating with SLP]
  • Malaysian University of Science and Technology (MUST)
  • Marmara University, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Max Planck Foundation for International Peace and the Rule of Law, Germany [collaborating with SLP]
  • Near East University, Turkey
  • Northeastern Illinois University, USA
  • Northern Illinois University
  • South Asia Initiative, Harvard University, U.S.A. [collaborating with SLP]
  • South East Missouri State University, USA
  • Southwestern University of Finance and Economics, China
  • St. John's Seminary, The Theological Institute
  • Stein Center for Law and Ethics, Fordham University School of Law, U.S.A. [collaborating with SLP]
  • Turkish Aviation Academy
  • Texas Tech University, USA
  • Tianjin Polytechnic University, China
  • University of Antwerp, Belgium [collaborating with SLP]
  • University of Bedfordshire, UK
  • University of Essex, UK
  • University of Rennes, France
  • West Liberty University, USA
  • Wuhan University of Technology, China

Scholarships and Financial Assistance[edit]

  • Merit Scholarships are granted to the participants seeking admission in bachelor's degree programs at the time of admission on submission of proof of marks/grades obtained in the Intermediate/A-Level examination.
  • Brothers and sisters of alumni as well as current students receive tuition fee waivers depending upon the number of their brothers and sisters who have studied or are currently enrolled in any degree program.
  • The university offers discount for ILM colleges students.

Notable Alumni[edit]

  • Misbah-ul-Haq (Cricketer, Pakistan National Cricket Team)
  • Sajjad Karim (Member of the European Parliament)
  • Uzair Khawar (Director)

External links[edit]