University of the Punjab: Statistics

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Rank Ranking
#1240 of 14,134 In the World
#319 of 5,830 In Asia
#1 of 175 In Pakistan
#1 of 33 In Lahore
#168 of 1,004 For Theoretical Physics
Top50% For 29 other topics

Quick Review

Religion
Islamic
Acceptance rate
15%
Enrollment
32,500
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Website
pu.edu.pk
Languages
English

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate15%
Admissions RequirementsIntermediate Certificate or recognized equivalent
Academic CalendarSeptember to August
Enrollment32,500
Full time employee950
Student:staff ratio34:1

Publications & Citations

Publications
9,740
Citations
132,126

University of the Punjab majors

by publication & citation count

Biology
2,759 / 46,590
Chemistry
2,652 / 37,929
Physics
2,389 / 31,125
Engineering
2,053 / 27,140
Medicine
1,512 / 23,045
Materials Science
1,481 / 17,033
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
946 / 12,074
Environmental Science
940 / 18,068
Computer Science
521 / 4,909
Theoretical Physics
462 / 6,284
Business
422 / 3,698
Demography
416 / 8,691
Chemical Engineering
399 / 5,002
Psychology
394 / 5,520
Botany
354 / 6,218
Genetics
330 / 10,648
Mathematics
297 / 1,830
Radiochemistry
294 / 10,204
Biochemistry
271 / 3,504
Horticulture
256 / 3,554
Microbiology
242 / 4,956
Economics
230 / 1,142
Agricultural Science
226 / 5,778
Quantum and Particle physics
221 / 3,127
Condensed Matter Physics
213 / 2,947
Virology
210 / 4,643
Nutrition and Food Science
186 / 2,394
Geology
172 / 1,007
Political Science
166 / 548
Geography and Cartography
163 / 931
Health Science
162 / 1,400
Environmental Management
157 / 4,648
Oncology and Cancer research
155 / 2,186
Nanotechnology
146 / 2,908
Pharmacology
145 / 1,474
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
144 / 1,468
Molecular Biology
144 / 2,000
Public Health
136 / 1,216
Bioinformatics and Computational biology
132 / 1,173
Social Psychology
127 / 3,209

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 10 29
1992 16 58
1993 25 64
1994 34 67
1995 38 95
1996 35 90
1997 26 93
1998 28 155
1999 32 162
2000 34 204
2001 27 385
2002 19 408
2003 32 474
2004 45 482
2005 79 776
2006 106 913
2007 148 1141
2008 178 1522
2009 209 2031
2010 331 2804
2011 363 3843
2012 414 4760
2013 487 6234
2014 599 7962
2015 800 9640
2016 773 10162
2017 900 11907
2018 998 13145
2019 1197 16631
2020 1730 23894
2021 1997 33991

Tuition

UndergraduateGraduate
Local students $500$500
International students $500$500

The University of the Punjab has financial aid programs and on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

Programs Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities +++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences +++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics +++
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine +++
Engineering | IT +++
Maths | Natural Sciences +++
Bachelor's Degree Agriculture, Architecture, Astronomy and Space Science, Banking, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Botany, Business Administration, Business and Commerce, Chemistry, Communication Studies, Computer Science, Education, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, English, Finance, French, Gender Studies, Geology, Graphic Design, Information Technology, Islamic Studies, Law, Management, Materials Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Painting and Drawing, Pharmacy, Philosophy, Physical Education, Political Sciences, Preschool Education, Primary Education, Psychology, Science Education, Sculpture, Sociology, Software Engineering, Technology Education, Textile Design, Textile Technology, Zoology
Master's Degree/ M. Phil Agriculture, Arabic, Archaeology, Astronomy and Space Science, Biochemistry, Business Administration, Business and Commerce, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Communication Studies, Criminology, Demography and Population, Development Studies, Economics, Education, Educational Research, Electrical Engineering, English, Environmental Studies, Fine Arts, Foreign Languages Education, French, Gender Studies, Geography, Geology, Graphic Design, Hotel and Restaurant, Human Resources, Hydraulic Engineering, Information Sciences, Information Technology, International Relations and Diplomacy, Marketing, Mass Communication, Mathematics, Mountain Studies, Painting and Drawing, Petroleum and Gas Engineering, Philosophy, Physical Education, Physics, Political Sciences, Polymer and Plastics Technology, Primary Education, Psychology, Science Education, Sculpture, Secondary Education, Seismology, Social Work, Sociology, Special Education, Statistics, Technology Education, Textile Design, Textile Technology, Tourism, Zoology
PhD Arabic, Business Administration, Communication Studies, Economics, Education, English, Gender Studies, History, International Relations and Diplomacy, Islamic Studies, Management, Medicine, Pharmacy, Philosophy, Political Sciences, Public Health, Social Work, Sociology, South Asian Studies

University of the Punjab alumni

  1. Har Gobind Khorana

    Har Gobind Khorana
    Born in
    Pakistan Flag Pakistan
    Years
    1922-2011 (aged 89)
    Occupations
    geneticistbiologistuniversity teacher
    Biography

    Har Gobind Khorana was an Indian-American biochemist. While on the faculty of the University of Wisconsin–Madison, he shared the 1968 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine with Marshall W. Nirenberg and Robert W. Holley for research that showed the order of nucleotides in nucleic acids, which carry the genetic code of the cell and control the cell's synthesis of proteins. Khorana and Nirenberg were also awarded the Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize from Columbia University in the same year.

  2. Prem Chopra

    Prem Chopra
    Born in
    Pakistan Flag Pakistan
    Years
    1935-.. (age 87)
    Occupations
    actor
    Biography

    Prem Chopra is an Indian actor in Hindi and Punjabi films. He has acted in 380 films over a span of over 60 years. He has a soft-spoken diction despite being a villain in most films. His 19 films, with him as antagonist and Rajesh Khanna in the lead role remain popular with audiences and critics.

  3. Abdus Salam

    Abdus Salam
    Born in
    Pakistan Flag Pakistan
    Years
    1926-1996 (aged 70)
    Occupations
    university teachertheoretical physicistphysicist
    Biography

    Mohammad Abdus Salam was a Pakistani theoretical physicist and a Nobel Prize laureate. He shared the 1979 Nobel Prize in Physics with Sheldon Glashow and Steven Weinberg for his contribution to the electroweak unification theory. He was the first Pakistani and the first from an Islamic country to receive a Nobel Prize in science and the second from an Islamic country to receive any Nobel Prize, after Anwar Sadat of Egypt.

  4. Maryam Safdar

    Maryam Safdar
    Born in
    Pakistan Flag Pakistan
    Years
    1973-.. (age 49)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Maryam Nawaz Sharif, also known as Maryam Safdar, is a Pakistani politician and the daughter of former Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif. Maryam was initially involved in the family's philanthropic organisations. However, in 2012, she entered politics and was put in charge of election campaign during the 2013 general election. In 2013, she was appointed as the Chairperson of the Prime Minister's Youth Programme. However, she resigned in 2014 after her appointment was challenged in the Lahore High Court.

General info

Alternative names PU
جامعہ پنجاب
Founded 1882
Accreditation Higher Education Commission, Pakistan
Motto Faith, Unity, Discipline
Colors sea green
Academic structure Faculty of Arts and Humanities
Faculty of Behavioral and Social Sciences
Faculty of Commerce
Faculty of Economics and Management Sciences
Faculty of Education
Faculty of Engineering and Technology
Faculty of Islamic Studies
Faculty of Law
Faculty of Life-Sciences
Faculty of Oriental Learning
Faculty of Pharmacy
Faculty of Science
Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry
Affiliations and memberships Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW)

Location and Contacts

Address Quaid-e-Azam Campus, PO Box No. 54590
Lahore, Punjab, 54590
Pakistan
City population 11,126,000
Phone +92 (42) 9923 1102
Fax +92 (42) 9923 1103

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