Government College University Faisalabad

The hallmark of the University’s educational philosophy is the reconstruction of human thought in all its facets on the foundation of our social, moral and religious values. Whatever the changes that we have to make, we assure our well-wishers that they would be grounded in the welfare both of our students and faculty.

Master's Programmes

Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (5)
Agriculture & Forestry (2)
Education & Training (2)
Journalism & Media (2)
Law (2)
Arts, Design & Architecture (1)
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (1)

About

History

Government College University, Faisalabad has emerged as a leading center of learning and research in a short span of time. The University with its dynamic faculty and innovative syllabi has become a catalyst of intellectual, social and industrial change. 

The long journey that started with the humble beginning reached its climax when it was granted the status of University in October 2002.

Education

We offer Undergraduate, Graduate and Post-Graduate programs. The academic departments work under their respective faculties and are committed to impart quality education.We offer courses with a commitment to fostering a thirst for knowledge and understanding in disciplines of Life Sciences, Physical Sciences, Computer Sciences, Law, Pharmaceutics, Business Studies, Social Sciences, Islamic & Oriental Learning and Medical Sciences.

Research

The University enjoys a dynamic reach of multiple disciplines in research and development through its different academic programs. The programs are designed keeping in view our national goals, educational challenges and industry-academia requirements.

At Government College University Faisalabad, we are endeavouring to resolve current era’s educational challenges through research culture. In order to provide our students quality education, we have not only improvised and revolutionized the academic and research infrastructure but at the same time, we are developing strategies for those who want to excel in their respective fields.

Career

Directorate of Students’ Affairs (DSA), GC University, Faisalabad focuses not only on the overall personality grooming of the students but also discipline, health facilities, workshops, career services, counseling services and financial assistance to the students in the back-drop of emerging modern trends in the education sector. 

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University Ranking

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Services

Student services

The Students’ Financial Aid Office is primarily responsible for providing all information, services, and assembling financial resources that are available to and/or needed by students who are attending Government College University in order to obtain an undergraduate or graduate degree. Financial aid resources are those that are provided by both internal (university and/or endowment funds), governmental (PEEF, Professional Education Internal Merit and District Merit Scholarship) and private agencies or organizations.

Housing services

Presently university Hall Council office consists of seven girls hostels, named Federal Hall, Khadija Hall and Ayesha Hall, situated in the Allama Iqbal Campus and new campus, having residential capacity of about 1600 students. Keeping in view, the growing demand of accommodation, for the students coming from far-flung areas, construction of four more hostels was planned in the new campus. These are under completion and with this an additional capacity of 1600 students will be available at the strength of Hall Council at the end of this year. 

Library services

To facilitate research in the University, HEC has provided access to digital libraries. A programme has been formulated to provide researchers and students with access to latest, authentic literature from high quality journals, database and articles covering a wide range of disciplines. 

ICT services

The University has the credit of being the first university which is using this hi-end intelligent Wi-Fi system. The wireless setup comprises modern state of the art technology which is both robust and resilient. The IT Services Department provides 24/7 internet access.

Medical services

The Medical Health Centre provides first aid and outdoor medical facilities to the students. The outdoor medicines are also provided to the students and emergency cases are referred to Allied Hospital and DHQ hospital on University Ambulance. The staff members of the university are also facilitated at Health Centre in routine and emergency cases. 

Student Life

Campus life

The University runs a fleet of buses for facilitating students to commute to and from campus around the city. All buses are deluxe and high capacity. The transport facility is being provided within a radius of 30 km. The students are required to apply for the same at least 15 days before the start of session.Transport facility is allotted on semester basis for students admitted for regular programme for the duration of regular academic session. It is generally not provided after the end of academic session for any purpose like summer school/reappear examination/ make up examination/PEP classes etc.

Sports facilities

Male Games

  • Cricket
  • Foot Ball
  • Hockey
  • Volley Ball
  • Basket Ball
  • Hand Ball
  • Kabaddi
  • Athletics
  • Rifle Shootings
  • Wrestling
  • Tug of War
  • Chess
  • Weight Lifting
Female Games
  • Cricket
  • Foot Ball
  • Hockey
  • Volley Ball
  • Basket Ball
  • Hand Ball
  • Athletics
  • Rifle Shootings
  • Wushu
  • Taekwondo
  • Karate
  • Judo
  • Jujitsu
  • Table Tennis
  • Badminton
  • Net Ball
  • Cycling
  • Squash
  • Chess
  • Tennis

Student clubs

 Life on campus for students, teaching and non-teaching staff is marked with multidimensional cultural functions and academic activity. Various seminars on current national and international issues are also been organized. Musical Evenings, Sham-e-Ghazal, Theatrical Performances by the students, Debate Competitions, Fun Fair and regular sports activities in the University keep the students involved in creative activities, polish their organizational skills thus keeping them away from getting themselves involved in any anti-social or extremist activity. 

Student Reviews

Dreams never come true here at GCU Lahore
Anonymous rated 2 out of 5 stars

Unfortunately in Pakistan there are no such good universities at higher levels, as I had a dream to complete my PhD but in my M.Phil it’s more than one year gone and the university did not provide me a supervisor to complete my research on my thesis & therefore I have decided to transfer my M.Phil from GCU Lahore to some other University abroad just to complete my M.Phil &...

My first step towards a growing botanist
Effat Naz rated 5 out of 5 stars

I have been studying at GCUF since 4 years. Best point that I noticed here are the professors who are extremely humble and informative . Research leves are also good .

Hardworking
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

Work hard and prepare lecture day by day , make notes then improve method of study

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