Top 10 Best Government Univerisities In Lahore, Pakistan   2020


List of All Best Government Universities in Lahore, Pakistan


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In this article we will review the top 10 best Government universities in Lahore, Pakistan. All the details about each university also written here.

For further details, you can also click on the name of each university.  There you can check the further detail of university like its Last date to apply in Universities, its contact details and other details about university.


The best part of this article is that here you can find the other details of the universities like its location, phone number, website and other campuses. So let’s review the top 10 best government universities in Pakistan.



1.   University of Health Sciences


University of Health Sciences is known as UHS Lahore. It is established in 2002 and governor of Punjab is the chancellor of this university. This university conduct the MDCAT test for the new students. Is considered in the top most universities in the field of medical science. If is also affiliated with Higher Education Commission known as HEC, PMDC and pharmacy council of Pakistan.

UHS offers the following courses

  • Medicine
  • Dentistry
  • Pharmacy
  • Nursing allied health sciences
  • Biomedical engineering


HEC Criteria
Institute Teaching Quality QA Criteria Research Total Score
University of Health Sciences 13.12 8 25.32 46

2.   Government College University


Government College University is also known as GC university. This university is considered in the best university in the list of government universities in Lahore. It was established in 1861 as College but after 2002 it was ranked as University. It is also considered in the top 10 largest university in Pakistan in term of no of students because it has other campuses.
It educated the students both in bachelors and master and also affiliated with Higher Education Commission, PEC and PBC. The chancellor of university is the Governor of Punjab.

Notable alumni of Government College

  1. Abdus Salam
  2. Allama Muhammad Iqbal
  3. Muhammad Zafarullah Khan and many more

3.  University of the Punjab


The University of Punjab is commonly known as Punjab University. This University is established in later 19 centuries. The big title that goes to Punjab University is the oldest university of Pakistan. There are 80+ departments and research centers.

This university is also affiliated with Higher Education Commission (HEC), Engineering Council and PBC. There is also the facility of hostels for both boys and girls. Out of 28 hostels there are 17 hostels that are reserved for boys and 11 hostels are reserved for women.

Other Campuses of Punjab University are in

  • Gujranwala
  • Jhelum
  • Khanspur


Notable alumni of Punjab University

  1. Abdus Salam (Nobel laureate)
  2. Allama Muhammad Iqbal
  3. Choudhry Rahmat Ali (Founder of Pakistan Muslim League)



4.  King Edward Medical University


University of Education is also the government university that is located in residential area of Lahore. It is also considered in the top university in the ranking of HEC in 2010.  This university if established in 2002 and the chancellor of university is the Governor of Punjab.

Campuses of University of Education are

  • Lower Mall Campus
  • Attock campus
  • Bank Road Campus Lahore
  • Dera Ghazi Khan Campus
  • Faisalabad campus
  • Jauharabad Campus
  • Multan campus

5.  University of Education


University of Education is also the government university that is located in residential area of Lahore. It is also considered in the top university in the ranking of HEC in 2010.  This university if established in 2002 and the chancellor of university is the Governor of Punjab.

Campuses of University of Education are

  • Lower Mall Campus
  • Attock campus
  • Bank Road Campus Lahore
  • Dera Ghazi Khan Campus
  • Faisalabad campus
  • Jauharabad Campus
  • Multan campus

6.  Information Technology University


ITU is considered in one of the best gov. university. It was established in 2012 that was headed by Umar Saif (Pakistani Scientist and CEO of AutoSurvery). It is located in the Arfa Software Technology Park and also has the Pakistan’s largest startup incubator. It has affiliation with HEC and PEC.

Moreover ITU offers following programs.

  • BS (Computer Science)
  • BS (Electrical Engineering)
  • BS (Computer Engineering)
  • BS (Management and Technology)
  • BS (Economics with Data Sciences)
  • MS (Computer Science)
  • MS (Data Science)

7.  Pakistan Institute of Fashion and Design


Pakistan Institute of Fashion and Design is commonly known as PIFD. It is the government university that is established in 1994. The president of Pakistan is the chancellor of university. In 2010 the Pakistani government grant the rights to university to issue the degree on its behalf.

This government university is the member of International Association of Universities and Colleges of Art, Design and Media (Cumulus Association), a global network of universities and colleges teaching art, design and media


Notable alumni of PIFD

  1. Maria B. (very famous designer)
  2. Hassan Sheheryar Yasin (known as HYS)


8.  Allama Iqbal Medical College


Allama Iqbal Medical College is considered in one of the best government university in the country. It provides the services in medicine, nursing and health sciences. Is is established in 1975 as Lahore Medical College. It educates the students in both undergraduate and post graduate. It is affiliated with PM&DC, UHS and CPSP


9.  Fatima Jinnah Medical University


Fatima Jinnah Medical University early known as Balak Ram Medical College. It trains and educate the female students of Pakistan and provide the healthcare facilities to the people of Pakistan.  It is established in 1948. It also associates with the Sir Ganga Ram Hospital that are established in 1921 and the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council.

On 2015, the health Department of Pakistan change the status of Medical College to Medical University and the principle of at that time was made the vice chancellor of University.


10.  University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences


University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences is also the government university that is commonly known as Lahore Veterinary College. It is established in 1882 and it is also considered in the oldest institution of Veterinary Science.

The chancellor of the university is the governor of Punjab. Early it was affiliated with Agriculture university and after it become the distinct entity. It also offers Undergraduate, Postgraduate and doctoral programs.

Other campuses of UVAS are

  • College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Jhang
  • University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (Ravi Campus)
  • Cholistan University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Bahawalpur

So here we list the top 10 government universities that are present in Lahore, Pakistan.  All the details about each university is also given in this article.

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