The Government of the Punjab declared Government College, Faisalabad an independent institution in 1990. The college was given the status of university in 2002. Government College University(GCU) Faisalabad was established in 2002. Government College University Faisalabad is a public sector university of Pakistan, chartered by Government of Punjab and recognized by Higher Education Commission of Pakistan.
Currently GC University Faisalabad has 6 faculties, 43 departments and 6 institutes. 42000 students are currently enrolled in the University. These statistics shows that GC University Faisalabad is one of the best leading sector University of Pakistan. The University is widely known as an institution of strong performance and high ambition. It plays a significant role in developing endemic human resources through its highly productive achievement, both in sciences and humanities. Now GC University Faisalabad has 4 campuses in different cities of Pakistan:
- Civil Lines Campus
- Layyah Campus
- Sahiwal Campus
- Chiniot Campus
Mission of the GC University Faisalabad is to provide students an enabling environment where dialogue is encouraged and ideas envisioned. The university’s goal is to be among to the top 1000 best universities in the world and among the top 3 universities of in Pakistan by the year 2020. The University will bring Engineering and Medical education in its domain as well in addition to build a state of the art Technology Park – First in a kind in Pakistan.
The Department of Computer Science is one of the most prominent and oldest centers of computer education in Faisalabad city and was established as a separate department by offering ICS program in 1999. The progress journey of the department continued, and it offered BS (CS) program in 2001 and MCS program in 2004. The department provides excellent computing facilities and ensures the enhancement of practical knowledge of students by facilitating them to learning. The Computer Science Department provides a comprehensive range of facilities necessary for computer use and a library of programs and packages for solving scientific, engineering, commercial and social problems.
Department is offering following programs/courses
- Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
- Master in Computer Science
- M.Phill Computer Science
- PhD Computer Science
Address: Department of Computer Science, GC University Faisalabad, Allama Iqbal Road, Faisalabad (Pakistan)