Emerson University, Multan

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Emerson University Multan
Government College Multan 2005.jpg
MottoService Before Self
TypeUniversity
Established1920
Vice-ChancellorDr Naveed
Students5000+
Undergraduates2500
Postgraduates1500
Location,
Pakistan
Websiteeum.edu.pk

Emerson University, Multan, formerly known as the Government Emerson College Multan is located in the city of Multan in the Punjab province of Pakistan.[1] It is also called Govt. College Multan, GC Multan, or Govt. Bosan Road College Multan. It is the largest college in Multan city located on Bosan Road.[citation needed] The prestigious and historic school is affiliated with Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan, Pakistan.[2]

History[edit]

It was established on 13 April 1920.[3] In 1933, this institution was named Government Emerson College, after Sir Herbert William Emerson, governor of the Punjab in recognition of his services to education.[4]

The first campus of this college was on Kachehry Chowk in Multan, now the location of Government Women university Multan; which is upgraded from a girls Degree College. The new campus, built to meet the needs of the growing number of male student, was completed in 1963. After that time, the college began offering post graduate programs.[4] The larger campus includes a stadium for cricket, hockey and football ground, basketball ground, hostels and college building.[citation needed]

Courses[edit]

It serves as a higher secondary school and graduation college offering Bachelor (BS 04 Years), Intermediate programs, such as FA, F.Sc, I.Com, ICS, and postgraduate programs.[4][5] Postgraduate classes include M.Sc. Zoology (1989); M.A Political Science (1993); M.A English (1996); M.Sc. Botany; M.A. Economics; M.A. Urdu in (2004); and M.A. Islamiat (2005). Also offering M.Sc Physics; M.Sc Chemistry; and M.A International Relations.

Students who meet generous threshold for attained grades are eligible to receive a free laptop. All students in BS, MS, LLM, M.Phil and Ph.D programs are automatically eligible to receive a free laptop.[6]

Official website of Govt Emerson College Multan relaunched in October 2017.[7]

Notable graduates[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Education in Multan city Archived 28 August 2012 at the Wayback Machine. Hamara Multan. Retrieved 8 August 2012.
  2. ^ About BZ University. Archived 8 August 2012 at the Wayback Machine Bahauddin Zakariya University. Retrieved 8 August 2012.
  3. ^ Government College Bosan Road Multan. Hamari Web. Retrieved 8 August 2012.
  4. ^ a b c Govt. College Bosan Road Multan. Multan, The City Of Saints & Sufis. Retrieved 8 August 2012.
  5. ^ Govt. Emerson College, Emerson College Road, Multan. Retrieved 8 August 2012.
  6. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 17 May 2014. Retrieved 21 April 2014.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  7. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 20 October 2017. Retrieved 20 October 2017.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

Coordinates: 30°13′16″N 71°26′42″E / 30.22111°N 71.44500°E / 30.22111; 71.44500