Prof. Dr. Shahid Kamal
Vice Chancellor, GCUF
About Prof. Dr. Shahid Kamal
Prof. Dr. Shahid Kamal is a renowned, internationally acknowledged name in the field of statistics. A PhD, in Biostatistics from the University of Exeter, Devon, UK, he has a teaching, research and administrative experience spanning more than 30 years encompassing Biostatistics, Design and Analysis of Experiments, Regression and Econometrics, Business Statistics, Computer Applications & Programming and in diverse fields of statistical applications. He served as Dean, Director, Principal, Professor at University of the Punjab, Lahore. He has developed many institutes and centres including Operation Research Centre and Statistical Databank. He has initiated many masters degree programs at University of the Punjab. He has authored two books. He has contributed a great number of research articles in reputable research journals in his field. He has supervised many research scholars at MPhil and PhD levels. He hails from a well-known educational family of Pakistan. He has joined as 5th Vice Chancellor of Government College University Faisalabad on July 24, 2019.
Government College University Faisalabad is an institution with a history of contribution in the field of education. The University enjoys a dynamic reach of multiple disciplines in research and development through its different academic programs. The programs are designed keeping in view our national goals, educational challenges and industry-academia requirements. We offer Undergraduate, Graduate and Post-Graduate programs. The academic departments work under their respective faculties and are committed to impart quality education.
At Government College University Faisalabad, we are endeavouring to resolve current era’s educational challenges through research culture. In order to provide our students quality education, we have not only improvised and revolutionized the academic and research infrastructure but at the same time, we are developing strategies for those who want to excel in their respective fields. Our aim is to develop, in our students, tolerance, confidence and professional competence. It will enhance their personal and intellectual capabilities to face the upcoming challenges of their lives. We offer courses with a commitment to fostering a thirst for knowledge and understanding in disciplines of Life Sciences, Physical Sciences, Computer Sciences, Law, Pharmaceutics, Business Studies, Social Sciences, Islamic & Oriental Learning and Medical Sciences.
We are trying to provide our students state of the art research facilities through our purpose-built laboratories and modern research equipment. Round the clock, our up-to-date libraries and digital resources are accessible to our students. We keep on updating our academic curriculum to keep a balance between academic programs and market needs. We have developed National and International linkages with renowned educational and research organizations. We are developing linkage with the industry as Faisalabad is known to be the hub of industry in Pakistan. We will build a research centre in this regard. As a Vice Chancellor, I am committed to providing GCUF community a merit oriented environment, where our students shine in a culture of research. This is high time for us to perform our responsibilities with sincerity and diligence to play our positive role in the progress of our beloved homeland, Pakistan.
Prof. Dr. Shahid Kamal
Vice Chancellor, Governmenr College University Faisalabad
Mr. Faisal Waseem
PS to Vice Chancellor / Admin Officer