University of the Punjab

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Public sector university primarily located in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan

About University of the Punjab

According to Wikipedia, The University of the Punjab , also referred to as Punjab University, is a public, research, coeducational higher education institution located in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan. The Senate house known as Punjab university old campus, Lahore, designed by architect Bhai Ram Singh in 1911, Punjab University is the oldest public university in Pakistan.With multiple campuses in Gujranwala, Jhelum, and Khanspur, the university was formally established by the British Government after convening the first meeting for establishing higher education institutions in October 1882 at Simla. Punjab University was the fourth university to be established by the British colonial authorities in the Indian subcontinent; the first three universities were established in other parts of British India.

What Is University of the Punjab Known For?

University of the Punjab is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

University of the Punjab's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are University of the Punjab's Most Influential Alumni?

University of the Punjab's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Political Science, Physics, and Education. Here are some of University of the Punjab's most famous alumni:

Abdus Salam
Abdus Salam
A Theoretical physicist, and Nobel Prize in Physics recipient.
Har Gobind Khorana
Har Gobind Khorana
An Indian-American molecular biologist .
Munir Ahmad Khan
Munir Ahmad Khan
A Pakistani physicist.
Khalid Sheikh Mohammed
Khalid Sheikh Mohammed
A Pakistani militant who was a member of al-Qaeda.
Tariq Ali
Tariq Ali
A British political activist, writer, and historian .
Mahbub ul Haq
A Pakistani economist .
Satish Dhawan
Satish Dhawan
A Former ISRO Chairman.
Shanti Swaroop Bhatnagar
Shanti Swaroop Bhatnagar
An Indian chemist.
Asma Jahangir
Asma Jahangir
A Pakistani human rights activist and lawyer.
Riazuddin
Riazuddin
A Pakistani nuclear physicist.
Sartaj Aziz
A Member of the Senate of Pakistan.
Ruqaiya Hasan
Ruqaiya Hasan
An Indian linguist.

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