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Posted on : 2021-02-01
Intermediate sports gala beings at GCU
The fourth annual sports gala for intermediate students Monday began at the Government College University Lahore with a grand march ceremony at the university’s Oval Ground. Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Asghar Zaidi and Punjab Olympics Association President, Secretary Energy, Aamir Jan inaugurated the sports gala which was also attended by the University’s senior faculty members and intermediate students. Speaking on the occasion, Punjab Olympics Association President Aamir Jan pledged that the association would provide training and schol... Read More

Posted on : 2021-01-30
Varsities stressed to shift focus to applied research
Pakistan Science Foundation Chairman Prof. Dr. Shahid Mahmood Baig on Saturday laid stress on applied research, saying that around 95 percent research done in Pakistan was basic research which didn’t play direct role in the past technological development and economic prosperity of the country. “All over the world research started from basic, but over the decades, developed countries have moved away from basic to applied research. However, in Pakistan, we started focusing on research very late, but it’s high time for our universities ... Read More

Posted on : 2021-01-25
GCU recommends Honorary PhD degree for social worker Anwaar Khan
The Government College University Lahore has recommended to the Chancellor/Governor Punjab that an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Philosophy may please be conferred upon to the country’s one of the top philanthropists and a dedicated social worker, Mr. Anwaar Ahmad Khan, for his meritorious services to the society. Mr. Anwaar A. Khan’s Ghani Foundation spends over Rs. 400 million per annum on marriages of daughters of laborer class, serving food to 10,000 families daily, provision of financial assistance to widows and orphans, operating ... Read More

Posted on : 2021-01-21
Workshop on science of temperaments at GCU
A workshop was held here at the Government College University Lahore on “Science of Temperaments”. Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Asghar Zaidi and motivational speaker Sahibzada Syed Israr-Ul-Hassan shared their experience and knowledge with the university’s faculty. The speakers discussed human temperament from the religious, psychological and social perspectives. Syed Israr-Ul-Hassan talked about “Do You Know Your Self”, saying that the scope of discovery within the human being is as vast as the cosmos itself. He emphasized the mess... Read More

Posted on : 2021-01-20
ORU elections on Feb 14
The Government College University Lahore on Wednesday announced the schedule for the elections of Old Ravians Union (ORU). The elections will be held on Sunday Feb 14, 2021 on the university premises. Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Asghar Zaidi constituted a four-member Election Commission to be headed by former Judge, Lahore High Court and Chairman Red Crescent Society Justice (Retd.) Sheikh Ahmed Farooq to ensure free, fair and transparent elections. Dean Faculty of Languages, Islamic and Oriental Learning Prof. Dr. Sultan Shah, Dean Faculty of Ch... Read More

Posted on : 2021-01-17
No illegal appointment in GCU during Prof. Aftab’s tenure
The Government College University Lahore has clarified that no illegal appointment was made in the university during the tenure of former Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Khalid Aftab i.e. 2002 to 2011. The GCU Lahore has written a letter to Anti-Corruption Establishment Punjab on the matter of illegal appointments made during the last ten years by certain rectifications in the earlier information shared by the University with the ACE-Punjab on the issue. Specifically, it was clarified that during the tenure of Dr. Khalid Aftab, Ex-Vice Chan... Read More

Posted on : 2021-01-14
Minister inaugurates student government for narcotics control at GCU
Federal Minister for Narcotics Control, Brigadier (r) Ijaz Ahmad Shah Wednesday inaugurated a student government for narcotics control i.e. GCU Anti-Narcotics Society, at the Government College University Lahore and administrated oath to the student cabinet.The GCU Anti-Narcotics Society (ANS) is aimed at incorporating, enabling and empowering students through process of leadership and capacity development to promote drug free culture in the university.Speaking on the occasion, Brigadier (r) Ijaz Shah said a Centre of Excellence for Neuroscienc... Read More

Posted on : 2021-01-01
GCU celebrates Founders Day
The Government College University Lahore, one of the oldest seats of higher learning in Pakistan, has turned 157. Founded on January 1, 1864 in the Haveli of Raja Dhyan Singh in the Walled City Lahore as the liberal arts and Science College, it served as a nourishing stream to the generations of talented men and women. A grand ceremony was held at the University’s Amphie Theatre where Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Asghar Zaidi cut the Founders’ Day cake along with the academic and administrative heads. Speaking on the occasion, Vice Cha... Read More