Education in Lahore…………….

Lahore is known as Pakistan’s educational capital, with more colleges and universities than any other city in Pakistan. Lahore is Pakistan’s largest producer of professionals in the fields of science, technology, IT, engineering, medicine, nuclear sciences, pharmacology, telecommunication, biotechnology and microelectronics, nanotechnology and the only future hyper high tech centre of Pakistan. Most of the reputable universities are public, but in recent years there has also been an upsurge in the number of private universities. The current literacy rate of Lahore is 74%.

Lahore hosts some of Pakistan’s oldest educational institutes: Government College Lahore (now Government university Lahore), Forman christian College, a chartered university, Government Islamia College Lahore,University of the Punjab, Kinnaird College,  and University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore (UET Lahore). UET is also Pakistan’s oldest technical degree-awarding institute and its first university in the field of engineering and technology.

Lahore’s institutes in the fields of computer science, IT, and engineering include theNational University of Computer and Emerging Sciences (NUCES or FAST-NU), Institute of Management Sciences, Hajvery University, Lahore(HU),Beaconhouse National University  (SCIT,BNU) and Punjab University College of Information Technology. Notable architecture schools include Beaconhouse National University,COMSATS university of Science and Tecnology,University of South Asia, National College of Arts and University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore. Notable business schools include the Lahore University of Management Science (LUMS), University of Lahore School of Accountancy & Finance, University of Lahore, Economics, National,Forman christian College, University of Central Punjab and Univrsity of Management and Technology. University of Education, it is Pakistan’s first specialized university in the field of education. University of Lahore.

Lahore also provides education in many fields of health sciences. Notable medical colleges offering MBBS degrees include College, Fatima, King Edward Medical University, Lahore Medical and Dental College, Services Institute of Medical Science, Central Park Medical College,Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al-Nahyan Medical and Dental College and Shalamar Medical and Denal Dena Shalamar Medical and Dental College.. Important postgraduate institutes are Punjab Institute of Cardiology and University of Health Science, Lahore. University of Veterinary and Animal Science is the only college in Lahore providing education in the field of veterinary medicine. De’Montmorency College of Dentistry is an important college of dentistry. There are many institutes offering education in fields of nursing and pharmacy as well.

Notable schools include Govt.Central Model high School Lower Mall, which is one of the oldest school in Pakistan Aitchison College, SICAS, Crescent Model Higher Secondary School, Beaconhouse School System. LACAS, The Punjab School, Divisional Public School, Convent of Jesus and Mary, The City School and Mus’ab School System.



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