to Government College University Lahore, the leading educational
institution in the Indo-Pak Subcontinent, where excellence is
nurtured, pursued and celebrated since it’s inception in 1864.
In its 151st year of existence this institution is cognisant of the
national importance of enrolment in higher education while retaining
its legacy by being supportive to social, academic and research
community. Our university’s values underpin our vision and mission,
and are integral to guiding the implementation of our strategy
towards teaching, learning and research. GCU pursues its mission
with courage, innovation and pluralism.
committed to excellence in academics, research and knowledge exchange.
The staff members of GCU demonstrate collegiality and teamwork which act
as catalyst in student’s lifelong learning.
academic and career opportunities are balanced with a campus lifestyle
with an outstanding array of sports, cultural and social choices by
getting membership of more than 50 societies and clubs. All of these
elements i.e. teaching, scholarships, academic support, selection of
programmes, co-curricular opportunities make GCU different from other
institutions. We endeavour to achieve our goals through our distinctive
approach in disseminating knowledge based on curriculum,
Inter-disciplinary courses, the student experience, research, linkages
with the industry and the community.
this ethos our students have been and are emerging leaders who have
always helped in shaping tomorrow. Our Motto “Courage to Know” challenges
both students and staff members to realize their potentials, help in
identifying strengths and guide to acquire much needed lifelong learning
skills for academic and social interaction.
aspire to provide learning and teaching experience that harnesses the
students to enhance their capabilities and transform their life for the
better. Student satisfaction is a huge challenge and of great
significance, which assures learner’s level of success. The students are
encouraged to develop skills which will help them in gaining meaningful
employment, further their education or contribute more effectively to
Generations of students, staff and alumni have added on to the
repertoire of the Ravian flare, and I am confident that these graduates of
today and tomorrow will keep on contributing to the glory of their Alma
Mater. The exalted image of this esteemed institution will not only
benefit the future students, but also the boundless global community
which will be the recipient of gains from GCU’s knowledge leadership.
Prof. Dr. Hassan Amir Shah, SI