Government College University, LahoreUniversity


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Foundation: 1861

Mission: Government College University Lahore is committed to create and disseminate knowledge leading to academic and research excellence along with developing individuals, self-actualize for a better tomorrow in consonance with its liberal traditions of pluralism and scholarship.

Vision: Government College University Lahore is a modern, demand-driven, futuristic, quality conscious and affordable public university. The University wishes to build its future through internationally recognized research work, scholarship and learning within a distinctive scholarly environment. The Vision will inspire GCU to strive hard in competing globally for better Pakistan based on Knowledge Economy characterized by high levels of skills, lifelong learning and innovation.



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Societal percentile

Evolution of the institution

The following data gives a quick reading on the scientific performance in the last years. The research ranking refers to the volume, impact and quality of the institution's research output. The innovation ranking is calculated on the number of patent applications of the institution and the citations that its research output receives from patents. Finally, the societal ranking is based on the number of pages of the institution's website and the number of backlinks and mentions from social networks.

Compared to its context

The result of the evaluation of the institution can be compared to obtain a view of the country, the region to which it belongs and the institutions of the world, placing it in their respective positions.

Compared to All sectors (percentiles)
Compared to Universities sector (percentiles)

Ranks by Subject area

We have divided the scientific output of the institution into 19 large areas of knowledge and the following table shows only the ranks in different territorial domains achieved by the institution in each of the areas. For an institution to have a presence in an area, it is necessary that it exceed in the last year a minimum output threshold equivalent to twice the percentage that this area represents in the world. If you need scientific indicators on these areas visit Scopus and/or SciVal

AreaWorldAsiatic RegionPakistan
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 712th327th16th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 974th527th26th
Chemistry 826th558th34th
Computer Science 681st359th32nd
Energy 697th481st36th
Engineering 621st360th28th
Environmental Science 733rd504th33rd
Mathematics 612th303rd27th
Medicine 856th445th19th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 929th499th23rd
Physics and Astronomy 791st457th28th

Publishing profile

These are the journals used by the institution's researchers to publish their work in the last year. The size of each circle represents the value of the SJR of the publication, and its spatial position represents its subject matter.

This visualizatiĆ³n allows you to identify the knowledge areas where the institution has published, recognize the prestige of the scientific journals in which the institution knowledge has been published, and identify predominant scientific communities.

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