The Government College, Lahore was raised to the status of a University in 2002. It was renamed as Government College University Lahore. The academic life here has been re-shaped in accordance with its new challenges and we hope to fulfill the expectations that go with a University. The GCU Lahore is committed to act as a promoter of quality education for all.
This Institution is one of the oldest seats of learning in the Muslim world. As a seat of higher learning GC University, blends grand old traditions and modern educational standards to meet the ideals set by persons like Dr. Leitner, philosopher the poet, Dr. Muhammad Iqbal and the Noble Laureate, Dr. Abdus Salam.
The Department of Computer Science, Government College University Lahore was established in 1999 as an independent Department in the postgraduate block of the GC University. At present, the Computer Science Department has 4 Computer Labs Postgraduate Lab, Main Lab, General Lab and ICS Lab, and these labs comprising of more than 230 computers. The Department offers BS (Honors), MS and Ph.D in Computer Science Degree Programs. The courses at BS, MS and Ph.D degree programs are selected as per Higher Education Commission(HEC) keeping in view the modern computing needs both for Software Industry and Academic Research.