Top 10 Best Private Univerisities In Lahore, Pakistan   2023

List of Best Private Universities in Lahore, Pakistan


Best Private Universities in Lahore

When it comes to education, Lahore is no doubt the hub of education in Pakistan. As the private universities in Lahore are ranked as one of the best universities in Pakistan. In this article we will review some of them starting with the best private universities in Lahore so every penny of you on education is worth spending.

As this is a hot topic for students nowadays so after some research, we have this article for you which covers information regarding private universities in Lahore.

Here is a list of private universities in Lahore:

1. Lahore University of Management Sciences

 Lahore University of Management Sciences is a private and not-for-profit research university. It was founded by Syed Babar Ali in 1984 and since then expanded launching different schools with the span of time.

The university also offers National Outreach Program (NOP) to provide financial aid to students. It is regarded as the best university for business studies in Pakistan.

As of QS rankings 2016, LUMS is on the top ranking, 110th in Asia and among top 700 in the World. It is also among top 250 universities globally for business studies top 400 in mathematics. Also, it is one the most expensive universities of Pakistan.

2. University of Management and Technology Lahore

University of Management and Sciences is one of the Pakistan’s top private research university located in Johar Town, Lahore. It is recognized by HEC Pakistan. UMT was established in 1990 as a project of Institute of Leadership and Management (IMT). The private uni offers 125+ bachelors, masters and doctoral programs in which BS Electrical Engineering, BSCS and business studies are noticeable.

 There are two campuses, one main campus and the sub campus in Sialkot. According to HEC rankings, it is one of the top 10 general medium sized universities of Pakistan. As of QS Rankings, it is included in top 500 universities of Asia.

3. University of Central Punjab

The University of Central Punjab or UCP is a private university in Lahore. It is a part of project of Punjab Group of Colleges. The university was established in 2002. It has nine distinct faculties for subjects ranging from engineering, engineering technology, computer science, information technology, pharmacy to business, finance, commerce, media, law and life sciences.

The university has only one campus covering an area 500000 square feet on Khayaban-e-Jinah Road. The university has a number of societies and a library containing more than 40000+ resources. As of HEC, the university is ranked as 9th best university in Lahore for business studies.

4. Hajvery University:

 Hajvery University is a private university of Lahore. It was established in 2002. It is named after Muslim Sufi Ali Hajvery (Data Ganj Baksh). Its motto is Kashf-al-Mahjub (Unveiling the Veiled). It has three campuses, two in Lahore and one in Sheikhupura. Also, one campus is under construction in Multan and one is to be planned for Dubai, UAE.

The admission rate of Hajvery University is 40-50 percent thus making it an average selective university. The university is among top 100 universities of Pakistan and top 10000 universities in World.

5. Minhaj University Lahore

Minhaj University is private university located in Township Lahore. It was founded by Dr. Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri in 1986 as one of the educational branches of his welfare organization Minhaj-ul-Quran. It was granted degree awarding status in 2005. It has two campuses; both are in Lahore. The motto of Minhaj University is ‘Discipline – Innovation – Excellence – Charity’.

 The university offers bachelor’s, masters and doctoral degree on a number of subjects including Economics and Management Sciences, Basic Science and Mathematics, Social Science and Humanities, Computer Science and Information Technology, Languages, Islamic Studies and Shariah. It is ranked as W3 category by HEC.

6. Lahore Leads University

Lahore Leads University is not for profit private university in Lahore. It was founded by Leads Educator Welfare Trust which is a not for profit trust for promotion of education and was established in 1995.

Lahore Leads University was granted full degree awarding status in 2011 by provincial assembly of Punjab. It is small university comprising of 2000- 2999 students.

 Its motto is ‘A bastion of innovation’. LLU offers bachelors and master’s program on subjects including business management, accounting and finance and computer science. It is among top 150 universities in Pakistan and top 10000 in World.

7. University of South Asia

 University of South Asia or USA is a one of the private universities for BSCS in Lahore. Although it offers other subjects, but it was established in 1987 as a computer training institution with the name of National College of Computer Sciences (NCCS). Still studying computer science and business subjects is compulsory for student studying any other subject.

The college turned to a full degree awarding university in 2005. The university has total three campuses which are in Lahore (Cantt Campus, Raiwind Campus and Burki Campus). It is also included in top 100 universities in Pakistan and top 10000 in World.

8. Superior University

 Superior University is a private university located in Lahore. It was established on 5 January 2000. It is chartered by Government of Punjab, Pakistan and recognized by HEC. It has 20000+ enrolled students, 17000+ alumni and 300+ faculty members. It also has 10 international faculty members.

The motto of the university is ‘GOD made us superior and we are serving superiors’. It is ranked 2nd in Punjab and 7th best university in Pakistan according to HEC. The university has all the basic facilities including library, labs, cafeterias and hostels.

9. University of Lahore

University of Lahore is one of the top private university of Pakistan. It was founded by IBADAT educational trust in 1999 and was granted full degree awarding status in 2002.

It covers a range of subjects including Medicine, Engineering, Arts and Social Sciences. The university has total 7 campuses, two in Lahore, two in Islamabad and one in Gujrat, Pakpattan and Sargodha.

The university is not only attracted by local students, but it has attracted foreigners too. The university is included in highest W4 category by HEC. As of QS rankings 2018, UOL is among top 1000 universities in World and 251st in Asia.

10. Institute of Management Sciences, Lahore

The Institute of Management Sciences Lahore also known as Pak-American Institute of Management Sciences is a private university located in Gulberg Lahore. It was established in 1987 as project of AKEF.

 The university was given degree awarding status in 2002. The private university has two campuses with about 1400 students and 110 faculty members which teaches more than 150 courses.

The university has total six departments on subjects including computer science, management sciences, law, physics, English literature and mathematics. It is ranked 14th by HEC for business studies. The fee structure of IMS Lahore is quite reasonable.

Final Thoughts

As finding the best university for yourself to enhance your career is a tiresome activity, we listed all the important private universities located in Lahore. We included almost all the basic information, HEC and QS rankings about each university. Also we listed the courses the universities are offering. I hope this article will really help you in finding the best place to study and mold your career and personality.

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