Life at PU


Punjab University intends to be a lead public university in providing affordable educational opportunities to develop scientific, socio-cultural, economic and political leadership, through learner-centred teaching and research, while strengthening our identity at National and International level.  


  • Improvement in quality and standard of education to conform the national/international needs
  • Promotion of development-oriented applied research.
  • Accountability in finances and academic programs.
  • Character development with emphasis on morality and growth of maturity.



     Mission Statement  

    Our mission is to provide a holistic education as such an approach has a two fold benefit.

    The first is that young people are nurtured to be sensitive, tolerant, humane and capable of thinking in a creative and critical way. The second is, that armed with a sense of history and equipped with knowledge and expertise, the graduates whom we send out into the world are in a better position to develop their leadership potential and make a positive contribution to public life. We hope that understanding as they do, their role in the wider community of human kind and responsible to it their action and attitudes will reflect their education.


    The University of the Punjab provides several facilities to staff and students, which include health, hostel, transport, library, sports and various others.

    There are twenty-two hostels including four separate hostels for female students. The residential accommodation in each of these hostels comprises of cubicles and three-seat dormitories.
    Video Conference
    To enhance students teachers interaction through distance learning, bridge the gap of good faculty, meet the shortage of faculty members at the universities located at farflung areas...
    The University provides medical support to both resident and day students as well as employees and their families
    A variety of sports facilities including playing fields for cricket, hockey, football and athletics, a swimming pool for male students, squash courts and indoor game facilities in the hostels are ......  
    Punjab University Library is the largest resource center of knowledge and information in Pakistan, which came into existence in 1882.
    The University has a big fleet of buses to provide transport facility to University students, its employees and their children.
    Internet Infrastructure
    Punjab University is the first public university in the field of IT to lay down 42 Km.
    Curricular Activities
    Apart from academic activities, the University also organizes extra curricular activities for the students which includes declamation contests in Urdu and English.