Lahore College for Women University is one of the most prestigious institutions of Pakistan with a full time enrollment of about 6000 students. The glorious academic values of this oldest premier post-graduate female institution have been shaped by its institutional history, which is spread over a span of 85 years. Established in May 1922 as an Intermediate residential college and affiliated with the university of the Punjab, it was housed in a building on Hall Road, Lahore, with a strength of 60 students, 25 of whom were boarders and 13 staff members and then the progress flourished with full boom.

Since the establishment of Lahore College for Women University, in September 2002, the University has tried its level best for improvement in Higher Education.


MoU with various national industries and linkages with foreign universities have been established in the field of Pharmacy, Electronics, Environmental Science, Fine Arts, Economics and Mass Communication.

Lahore College for Women University is governed under the provision of the Lahore College for Women University, Lahore Ordinance 2002.

The chancellor who is the Governor of Punjab is the highest authority of the University. The Vice Chancellor is the Principal executive and academic officer and manages the academic, financial and administrative activities. Deans of faculties, Directors of the institute and Centers and Chairpersons of the Departments are responsible for the academic activities of their respective departments. The Registrar, the Treasurer, the Controller of the Examinations, the Librarian and other officers in-charge look after the working of their respective departments.

Different authorities regulate all the academic, administrative and financial activities of Lahore College for Women University. The Syndicate is the highest executive body of the University with the Vice Chancellor as its chairperson.

Lahore College for Women University
Jail Road Lahore, Pakistan
Ph: +92-42-9203801-9
FAX:+92-42-9203077
Internet: www.lcwu.edu.pk