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History & Introduction

 

The Concept

The Quaid-e-Azam Public College Gujranwala, is envisaged as a centre of excellence and a model for the area. It rests on the demographic, social and economic features of the city in particular, and of the District and the Division of Gujranwala in general.

  • To cater the needs of Gujranwala's high rate of urbanization (being the highest in Punjab) by improving the quality of human and material resources through a functional system of sound education.

  • To provide the foundation for stepping up to higher education in business and technological management in order to maintain an edge on industrial production and crop (specially rice) cultivation etc., which contribute significantly to the socio-economic development of the area and the country.

  • To encourage the healthy trends, innovation and sophistication by creating an enlightened environment for young people.

"Unless the Lord builds, those who build labour invain"
 

Quaid-e-Azam Public College, Gujranwala was established in 1987. Its deed notification was issued on August 13, 1987.The same year Quaid-e-Azam Divisional Educational Trust was established.

 

The college initially started in a rented place. However, with the efforts of the Trustees, the college constructed its own beautiful campus. The land, 65 acres, for this campus was a gift of Punjab Government of that time. However, the development and the infrastructure was built and maintained by generous donations, contributions, fund raisings and tuition fees. Finally the college shifted to this new campus in September 1987. It was shifted to its present Location in September 07, 1988.

The separate Section of Boys School/College was started in April 1993.The school was upgraded to the College Level in 1994 for Boys and Girls. ’O’ Level Classes for Boys and Girls were introduced in 1997.

The construction of Sheikh Mohammad Younas Auditorium was started in 1993 and completed in 1994.Haji Siraj-u-Din of Gujranwala made a Nobel offer to construct a Jamia Masjid in the College which was constructed in 1997.

Construction of New Double Story Block has been completed and classes of Boys College Shifted to this Block from December 8, 2012. Another new Block for Junior school is in working now from January 11, 2011. In future construction of 48 rooms Block in Girls College will be started.

 

The objective behind the trustees' vigorous and spirited efforts was to provide the city of Gujranwala with a high quality educational institute can just be precised by

 
 
 

"Allah will raise up, (suitable) ranks (and degrees), those of you who believe and who have been granted knowledge" and Allah is well-acquainted with all ye do.

 

And the following sayings of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him)

 

"No present or gift of a parent, out of all the gifts and presents to a child, is superior to a good quality education." 

 

"That a man gives a quality education to his child, is better for him than he gives a large measure of corn in alms."

 

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