University of the Punjab

public sector university primarily located in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan

University of the Punjab is a public university located in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan. It was established in 1882 and is the oldest university in Pakistan.[1] The university is spread over an area of 1,800 acres (7 km2).[2] It is affiliated with the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan and the Pakistan Engineering Council.[3]

Allama Iqbal Campus
University of the Punjab
TypePublic university
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AffiliationsHigher Education Commission of Pakistan, Pakistan Engineering Council



It has two campuses in Lahore, the Allama Iqbal campus (the old campus) and the Quaid-e-Azam campus (the new campus). There is also a campus in Gujranwala, Jhelum, Khanaspur and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.[4]


  1. "Introduction". University of Punjab. Retrieved 26 May 2013.
  2. "About PU". University of the Punjab. Retrieved 30 May 2024.
  3. "Recognised Universities".
  4. "PU campuses". University of the Punjab. Retrieved 26 May 2013.