After 145 Years of its wonderful history the Government College, Lahore was raised to the status of a University in 2002 and renamed as GC University Lahore.
 
This institution is one of the oldest seats of learning in the Muslim world. As a seat of higher learning GC University has blended grand old traditions and modern educational standards to meet equally ideals set by persons like the poet- philosopher Dr. Muhammad Iqbal and Noble Laureate Dr. Abdus Salam.
 
GC University has more than three hundred highly competent teaching staff, of which 146 hold Ph.D. degrees in their respective fields.  There are also a number of foreign visiting professors in different disciplines and their presence on the campus has reinvigorated academic programmes and strengthened research activities.
 
GC University, Lahore has played a truly pioneering role in promoting research and inquiry in the country, particularly in the disciplines of physical and biological sciences. The University has produced two Nobel Laureates: Dr. Hargobind Khorana (in the field of Chemistry) and Dr. Abdul Salam (in the field of Physics).
 
Prof. Khalid Aftab, a renowned economist, is the 1st Vice Chancellor of the GC University, Lahore, Pakistan. In recognition of his exceptional contributions to education in Pakistan, he has been awarded highly prestigious civil awards of Pride of Performance (2002), Aizaz-e-Fazilat (2000 & 1994) from the Government of Pakistan and Citizen Award for Excellence in Public Service and Enterprise (2002).
 
Vice-Chancellor      : Prof. Dr. Hassan Amir Khan
Postal Address       : GC University Lahore, Lahore – 54000, Pakistan
Fax                        :  +92-42-9213341
Telephone (UAN)      : +92-42-111 000 010
Internet                   :   http://www.gcu.edu.pk
e-Mail                     :   registrar@gcu.edu.pk