Life at MUL
Academic Environment & Teaching Methodology
The faculty at MUL consists of highly qualified professionals who have received their degrees from some of the most prestigious and leading International Universities. Consequently, the students at MUL are exposed to one of the best teaching methodology employed anywhere in Pakistan. This comprises of interactive classroom lectures, presentations, case studies, quizzes, research theses and real-life projects. Students are expected to complete progressively difficult level of assignments and projects before they move on to the next level.
Special emphasis is placed on carrying out original research, in which students are assisted by their faculty. A number of MUL students have participated in International symposia and conferences, which helps in broadening their vision and exposure. Most significant aspect of studying at MUL is that the students are ingrained with a life long desire to learn and develop their professional and personal skills on continual basis.
Audio Visual Center
The University has state of the art digital learning resource centre which employs latest technology thus ensuring that the students have latest research and learning facilities available to them 24/7. The audiovisual centre is linked with the digital library of the university. In addition, all classrooms and theaters are equipped with the latest multimedia projectors and large screen LEDs.
The University has well-equipped computer labs which are equipped with more than 200+ branded Pentium i3/i5/i7 computers connected through LAN and running Windows 8/10. Free internet facility as well as WiFi is also provided to the students throughout the campus including in the student study commons and cafeteria.
The University has vast laboratory resources where researchers and students work side by side to learn and advance their knowledge. The total area dedicated for Research Laboratories now exceeds over 100,000 sq. ft., where advanced laboratory facilities are provided for such diverse academic disciplines such as Chemistry, Physics, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Engineering, Technology, Laboratory Sciences and Biological Sciences.
Job Placement Bureau
The university has linkages with a number of trade organizations, industrial conglomerates and service sector organizations across a broad range of industries where our graduates are helped to find a rewarding career. Graduates are also provided professional guidance to seek opportunities abroad where Minhaj-ul-Quran International (with branches in 81 countries) serve as a first contact point for many graduates.
Library & Research Institute
The University Libraries and Fareed- e-Millat Research Institute are one of its kind in the entire country. The Library complex contain more than 150,000 volumes on various disciplines and all modern facilities and amenities are provided for students as well as researchers in the library complex. Essential facilities like photstat, scanning, printing, fax, internet and computer stations are also provided in adequate numbers.
Affordable Quality Education
MUL has the distinction of offering quality education at affordable costs to all Pakistanis. A number of different scholarships are offered to talented students. These include: - Dr. Tahir ul Qadri Scholarship - which is a competitive scholarship offered to all students. - Minhaj Merit Scholarship is a unique scheme to promote academic competitiveness. For details, please see the section on Scholarships of prospectus.
MUL academic system demands total commitment, concentration and self discipline. Students are therefore advised to be regular and punctual in attendance as well as in submission of assignments / projects. They are evaluated and examined over the entire semester through quizzes, term reports, class tests, class participation and presentations and projects. Maintenance of required GPA is a pre-requisite for graduation.
Large, airy and well lit study common rooms are provided separately for male and female students of the University. They are easily accessible and the rooms are spacious and well equipped in the most suitable manner with modern facilities required for the place. Computer facility as well WiFi connectivity is also provided free throughout the campus.
An excellent and most modern cafeteria has just started serving the students on the University grounds. All kinds of local and continental food is available along with light refreshments and snacks. A variety of juices and fresh fruits are also available for maintaining a healthy diet. The cafeteria is open Monday-Friday from 8:30am till 6:00pm serving both hot and cold fresh meals.
Separate Girls Classes
The University offers separate classes for girls in M.Sc.,(CS), MBA, BS, BBA, M.A. English, M.Sc. Economics, M.Sc. Mathematics and M.Sc. Chemistry if their number exceeds 15 students. This policy has been instituted keeping in view the cultural sensitivities of some segments of the society, which we respect wholeheartedly
Separate Hostel Facilities
The University offers hostel accommodation to all the desirous students of the university. At present, the university has two boys and three girls hostels. The current hostels have capacity to accommodate up to 750 residents with plans to raise this to 1,000. Students are entertained on first come, first served basis. Preference, however, is given to the students of junior students who belong to far flung areas.
Sports form an integral part of education at MUL. Keeping in view the choice and capability of the students, 18 different games are regularly played and organized by the Sports Directorate of the University.
Different sports events and galas are held at regular intervals throughout the year thus giving the students an opportunity to take a break from their daily academic grind.
Tournament and friendly matches with other academic institutions of the city are arranged for the students to groom them into good sportsmen. The MUL teams participate in the Inter University Annual Sports Tournament and Championships arranged by HEC every year. Sports Scholarships are also offered to selected athletes who are members of National or Provnicial team with the aim to support them to purse sports at professional level.
Educational Tours & Trips
Educational tours to public and private sector concerns is a part of our education philosophy. Tours to attractive tourist spots and locations of archaeological value are also conducted for the benefit of the students every year. Students also visit industrial concerns, chambers of commerce and public institutions of importance. In the past, students have visited sites of historical significance such as Harapa, Katas, Rohtas Fort & Khewra Salt Mines.
Parents-Teachers meetings are held regularly in order to produce an atmosphere of better understanding between the stake-holders. The main purpose of these meetings is to provide an in-depth evaluation of the student to the parents on individual basis, and to help the students set a career course for themselves in consultation with their parents.
The university actively encourages students to participate in healthy extra curricular activities. Events such as Pakistan Day, Independence Day, and religious days are celebrated with due zeal every year. In addition, other events such as debates, declamation contests, Naat competitions and social work days are also held with the support of the university administration
Financial Aid & Merit Scholarships
University offers 20% to 100% scholarships to students securing positions in Intermediate Boards and to those who achieve high marks in the entrance examinations of the University for select programs. These Scholarships are announced every year through publication of notices in leading National dailies.
National Day Celebrations
All National Days of importance are celebrated officially by the University. On the occasion of the Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi, special event is organized where a joint Mehfil-e- Milad is held and prizes are awarded to the best Qari and Naat Khawans. Similarly, in Ramzan, special Ifftari is organized for all the staff and students every year