While education is of the utmost importance without any doubt – for us Pakis it is kind of a matter of life and death. Don’t believe me? Have you forgotten all the log kya kahenge? (what will people say?) taanay you used to get day and night when you didn’t study?
Oh and another winner has always been tum se shaadi kaun karayga? (Who’s going to marry you if you don’t have a good education?)
So, like I said, the world might value education but no country can ever place THIS amount of stress on education that even their marriages are incumbent upon a piece of paper that dictates your worth!
So now that you all understand the profound importance of this article, let’s get started and know about the top universities of Lahore you should choose for your further education.
Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS)
LUMS has been one of the foremost educational institutes in Pakistan for a long time now. Every one of us is well aware of the quality of education as well as the social esteem that is attached to the student of LUMS.
Before I go into the technical details of why an education at LUMS is a good idea, I’d like the say that the one thing that enables LUMS Alumni to stand out in the industry is the fact that they receive a well-rounded education.
There are multiple options available within the University for Students to explore not only of educational purpose but also of recreational interests.
In doing so, the students are exposed to their peers in far greater numbers than just a classroom interaction. Lasting relationships are formed and this is definitely the kind of networking that is priceless!
LUMS is located in DHA Lahore and the campus itself is pretty impressive.
The university is closely affiliated with highly prestigious organizations across Pakistan such as Telenor, Nestle, Unilever among many others. A student of LUMS also has a diverse portfolio of choices to pick from. They offer top of the line courses in:
· Business development
The list is by no means exhaustive! According to Wikipedia, LUMS is recognized worldwide as the top varsity in Pakistan in the QS University Rankings for the year 2016, 111th in Asia and among the top 700 in the world!
It has also been ranked by QS as among the top 300 universities globally for business and among the top 400 universities globally in mathematics.
University of Central Punjab (UCP)
University of Central Punjab is located on Khayaban-e-Jinnah Road, Johar Town.
It is one of the most acclaimed universities in Lahore and is recognized for academic excellence. The university offers nine faculties including Business Studies, Accounting & Finance, Information Technology, Engineering, Arts & Social Sciences, Pharmacy, Media & Mass Communication, Faculty of Sciences and Faculty of Life Sciences.
The UCP campus boasts state of the art technologies such as a high-tech library, modern labs, auditoriums, swimming pool and the like to ensure the best is delivered to its students.
Virtual University of Pakistan (VU)
The M.A. Jinnah Campus of Virtual University of Pakistan is located on Defence Road, off Raiwind Road.
It is one of the fastest growing institutes of Pakistan, having opened recognized branches in all major cities. The university provides education in diverse fields and its alumni are employed at esteemed organizations such as Telenor, Zong, Allied Bank and many others.
VU holds the distinction of pioneering Information and Communications Technology based education in Pakistan with the goal of improving access to higher education while also maintaining the highest standards of quality.
Forman Christian College
Forman Christian College has been around for a long time. Understandably, it has a wide range of courses and programs to offer and has alumni serving in some of the best institutions in the country.
The faculty of the university is among one of the finest in Pakistan with 100 out of 220 faculty members holding PHD degrees.