In 1985, the Punjab Group of Colleges had initially put the first step as Commerce College in Lahore. After a continuous struggle of 33 years, the Group has grown into the largest educational network in Pakistan providing top quality education from Playgroup to Ph.D. with a student body of more than 490,000. The Punjab Group entails numerous organizations in fields of education, information technology, media, and communications. Amongst these are the Allied Schools, the EFA Schools, the Resource Academia, Hadaf Group of Colleges, three universities and Tower Technologies (Ltd.), a technology company.
Approximately 200,000 students are getting quality education in Allied schools that is located in more than 200 cities across Pakistan offering affordable education.
In order to vertically integrate the education system to provide additional, high quality education options for Pakistani students, the Group also owns and operates three chartered universities, the University of Central Punjab in Lahore, the Capital University of Science & Technology in the Federal Capital and Mohammad Ali Jinnah University in Karachi. Currently above 20,000 students are enrolled in these universities.
The Group also proudly owns Dunya TV which is one of the largest and most viewed television networks in the country accompanied by the accumulation of Lahore News TV & Roznama Dunya, a popular newspaper.
Intermediate education is provided at all campuses and students obtain the F.A/I.Com./F.Sc./I.C.S. certifications according to their selected courses from Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education. At Intermediate level, students are introduced to the core concepts of commerce and science.
At the undergraduate level, a public university degree is awarded to students in B.Com./B.Sc. which lays the foundation of subjects like Accounting, Economics, Business Law, Taxation, Commerce, Banking, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Botany and Zoology for their future benefits. At the Master level, Punjab Colleges offer two distinctive programs, i.e. M. Com, Accounting and Finance, a Masters in Banking programs is awarded by UCP.
HADAF GROUP OF COLLEGES
Hadaf Group of Colleges is a hallmark project of Punjab Group of Colleges (The largest educational network in Pakistan) that has laid its first brick in the city of flowers “Peshawar” for delivering that quality of education which is craved by every academically inclined individual. Hadaf College is offering F.Sc (Pre-Medical), F.Sc (Pre-Engineering), F.C.S (Computer Science), F.A (General Science), F.A, I. Com, BS (CS), BS, B.A & B. Com.
The foremost aim of the institution is to spread quality education in every corner of KPK which will also uplift the literacy rate of Pakistan. Believing in polishing skills and enlightening minds of the youth, they will be able to learn and think rationally and get succeed in the competitive world.
UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL PUNJAB (UCP)
UCP has the distinctive feature of becoming the first university existing in the private sector of Punjab to acquire the status of a degree awarding institution. Today, the University offers numerous courses, for instance; Business, Information Technology, Engineering, Law, Media, Pharmacy, Communications and the Humanities amongst others.
MUHAMMAD ALI JINNAH UNIVERSITY (MAJU)
MAJU programs are tailored to meet the requirements of today's economy and employment atmosphere. The curriculum is constantly updated to remain in line with the demands of the latest trends in the markets and new developments in technology. The University also conducts training sessions, seminars, and workshops for professionals to enable students to implement what they have learned in practical situations.
CAPITAL UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
Academics at Capital University are designed for a three-pronged purpose. Firstly, the focus is not on the popular market but on the basic and necessary requirements of our country's economic and manpower development. The second focal point is training. In addition to major academic programs, the University offers trainings, seminars, and workshops for the benefit of the industry, the public sector and the community at large. Lastly, the university endeavors in latest research which is highly valued. Capital University is intensely conscious of the fact that research and development are the main tools that the country demands in order to have a well-established economy.
Realizing the importance of a high standard education, especially in the formative years, this plays a pivotal role in physical and mental development of children. PGC has taken an extensive initiative in the field of primary education by establishing a grade one to O'Levels School System.
The Resource Academia provides a highly interactive environment to groom children, engaging them into activities that give them a chance to visualize, explore and innovate. The unique talents of individuals are acknowledged and their aptitude is taken into account with respect to learning and understanding so that the academic requirement is encountered. As a result, the dedication and motivation leads to the capability of making difference between simple learning and excellence.
The Allied School System has become one of the fastest growing educational networks in Pakistan with the establishment of more than 700 campuses across the country. Altogether there are currently over and above 200,000 students enrolled in Allied Schools.
The purpose of Allied Schools is to enlighten the brains of students with the promise to enhance their intellectual, physical, social, emotional, spiritual, and artistic growth so that they may realize their importance to become pillars and contribute to Pakistan’s prosperity.
Ensuring a high quality education, Allied Schools offer a considerate environment with a strong academic foundation and an exclusive focus on each student’s individuality to maintain the balance between local and global standards with modern approaches.
The Education for All (EFA) School System makes educational standards more accessible and affordable to the citizens of Pakistan, thereby endeavoring to fulfill the mission of ‘no child left behind’. The School recognizes that not all parents can afford high fees to educate their children. The EFA system fulfils this gap by providing a high standard of education offering an affordable fees structures.
Tower Technologies (Pvt.) Limited (TTL) is a well-established IT company with over 225 professionals of software systems design and development. TTL has sustained a successful setup of development since 2001. Amongst other independent projects, TTL has been a support system for Punjab Group. Tower Technologies has built a substantial market presence in the sectors of Business Intelligence, Business Process Management, Enterprise Application Development, Financial Solutions, E-Governance, Business Automation, Telecommunications, Media Industry, Computer Hardware, Network Solutions, Data Security and Education Sector.
For the advancement in national economy, political structure and social entity, a major responsibility has been undertaken by Dunya TV that encourages people to think consciously and objectively. Dunya TV was launched in 2008 with the objective of establishing an informative and entertainment media hub blended with professional and unbiased news for the masses. Currently it is broadcasting news and current affair programs countrywide and is targeting the international arena additionally.
The Dunya Media Group has launched the "Lahore News", an HD television channel that broadcasts news and information about latest events in the city of Lahore in Punjab, Pakistan. It aims to cover all the aspects that may contribute in the safety, cleanliness and betterment of the city. We believe that Lahore is the most important part of our Dunya and we plan to work towards making it truly the desirable place for everyone.
Roznama Dunya is the next logical step in the progression of the Dunya Media Group after the above mentioned Dunya News Network. Launching initially from Lahore, it has now started its publications from Karachi, Rawalpindi, Sargodha, Gujranwala, Faisalabad and will very soon be adding more cities in its fold. Within a short span of time, Roznama Dunya has emerged as one of the widely read newspapers that is detained in high esteem by its patrons. The actual force behind the newspaper is the editorial team who believe in categorical journalistic principles, fearless reporting and a resolute commitment to the veracity. Roznama Dunya features the leading columnists and well-regarded editors with journalistic minds in the state.