Sunday, 27 December 2009

University Of Gujrat, Pakistan Detail


Facilities, Learning Resource Centre, Library and I.T.

Facilities:
University of Gujrat has following state of the art facilities:

  • Learning Resources Centre
  • Student Services Centre
  • Sports and Leisure
  • Transport Facility
  • Accommodation
  • UOG Guest House

The Main Campus has been named after a local sufi saint Hafiz Muhammad Hayat. Situated prominently in the University of Gujrat Campus, the shrine of Hafiz Hayat is an exquisite complex in terms of its architecture, site planning and landscape design. It is located on a mound six feet high above the Terre plain. The site contains a haveli, summerhouse (baradari), mosque, four tombs of varying dimensions, several graves, seven wells and numerous old trees. The mound on which the construction was carried out belonged to the Raja Kaladhvi and was surrounded by a dense forest at that time. Hafiz Hayat settled in the area and helped people with his spiritual charisma. Although the exact dates are not known yet according to popular belief it was at the time of Emperor Jahangir. The saint donated his entire land holding to the then state authorities for the cause of education. The main campus of UOG has been constructed on that very land donated by Hafiz Muhammad Hayat.

The creation of University of Gujrat was a brainchild of Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi who was chief minister of Punjab from 2002 to 2007.

Learning Resource Centre (LRC) at a Glance:
  • Library
  • Digital Library
  • Internet Facility
  • Air-Conditioned
  • Lending Libraries
  • Photocopy facility
  • Reference Services
  • Orientation Services
  • Open Shelves System in Library
  • Inter-Library Loan Facility
  • Current Awareness Service
  • Online Public Access Catalogue
  • Borrowing Facility from all Libraries


Library:
In addition to the main library, there are four constituent college's libraries. There are about 70,000 books available in all five libraries. A wide variety of online full-text journals’ databases are available including HEC PERN project. Thousands of digital books can be accessed through the library website on a variety of subjects.


I.T. facilities:
  • Network of about 700 computers
  • Two general purpose labs, equipped with latest computers
  • Class rooms are equipped with multimedia facility
  • Free internet access all over the campus
  • Computer labs in both hostels
  • Wireless internet is available in the campus


The University is offering degree programs ranging from BS (Hons.), M.A, M.SC to M.Phil programs in various disciplines following the guidelines of the Higher Education Commission (HEC).


Research:

Presently the following research groups are functioning in almost all the departments:

  • Intelligence and Robotics Research
  • Social Service Research Group
  • Next Generation Network Research Group
  • Data Mining and Statistical Research
  • Total Quality Management
  • Product Design Research

developmental works at the main campus have already been completed and are currently operational. The new campus of university of Gujrat(UOG) has been built over 1000 kanals, about 12 km away from Gujrat city in a pollution free scenic landscape. Renowned architects have designed purpose built class rooms, state of the art digital library, conference halls, multi-storied buildings for various departments of science and technology, social sciences, humanities, arts, crafts and product design, engineering, information technology and management. Well equipped laboratories, video conferencing facility, horticultural designed lush green lawns, separate hostels for boys and girls, play grounds, swimming pool, modern residences for teachers and other staff members have been completed or are expected to complete soon.

Campuses and Departments

Campuses or Constituent Colleges:

1. UOG Main Hafiz Hayat Campus

2. UOG college for boys GT road Gujrat

3. UOG college for women Railway road Gujrat

4. UOG college for women Fawara chauk Gujrat

5. UOG college for women Marghzar colony Gujrat

Departments:

  • Faculty of Mass Communication & Media
  • Faculty of Computer Sciences and IT
  • Faculty of Art and Design
  • Faculty of Engineering
  • Faculty of Social Sciences
  • Faculty of Sciences
  • Faculty of Management and Administrative Sciences
  • Faculty of Law
  • School of business










    1 comment:

    1. Such a great University, a lot of high technology facilities as well as hostels for the students.

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