Fatima Jinnah Women University

Summary

Fatima Jinnah Women University (Urdu: فاطمہ جناح وؤمن یونیورسٹی) or FJWU is a public university in the neighborhood of Mall Road of Rawalpindi, Punjab, Pakistan.[1]

Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi
فاطمہ جناح وؤمن یونیورسٹی
Main building FJWU.JPG
Main building and VC office of FJWU
Other name
FJWU'
Motto'Opening Portals of Excellence through Higher Education'
TypePublic
Established1998 (1998)
AccreditationHigher Education Commission
ChancellorGovernor of Punjab
Vice-ChancellorSaima Hamid
DeanAzra Yasmin
Studentsc. 5362
Location,
Pakistan
CampusUrban
Colors    Orange, green, white
Websitefjwu.edu.pk

Recognized universityEdit

Regarded as the first women's university in Pakistan, it is ranked at number 18 in general category of the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan rankings. Dr. Najma Najam, a neuroscientist, was the founding Vice-Chancellor of this institution.[2][1]

Students come from all over the country from as far as Balochistan, Southern Punjab, Gilgit-Baltistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Sindh.

CampusesEdit

The main building is Victorian, built as a residence by Sikh brothers Mohan and Sohan Singh. It became the Presidency of Pakistan around the mid-1960s. The rooms are steeped in history; personalities like Benazir Bhutto, Fazal Ilahi Chaudhry and President Habibullah Khan Marwat, President General Zia Ul-Haq have walked the corridors. Former Prime Minister Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif inaugurated it as a gift for the nation's daughters and their families on 6 August 1998.[1]

Academic departmentsEdit

Arts and HumanitiesEdit

  • Anthropology[1]
  • Sociology
  • Urdu
  • English[1]
  • Fine Arts
  • Education
  • Islamic Studies[1]
  • Gender Studies

Business and Social SciencesEdit

  • Behavioral Sciences
  • Business Administration
  • Communication and Media Studies[1]
  • Commerce
  • Economics
  • Computer Arts
  • Computer Science
  • Chemistry
  • Defence and Diplomatic Studies
  • Public Administration

EngineeringEdit

  • Electronic Engineering
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Software Engineering[1]

Science and TechnologyEdit

  • Mathematical Sciences[1]
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science

Degree programsEdit

Professional Degree ProgramsEdit

  • Law
  • Computer Arts
  • Software Engineering
  • Psychology

Undergraduate ProgramsEdit

  • Anthropology
  • Sociology
  • Economics
  • Islamic Studies
  • Behavioral Sciences
  • Public Administration
  • Communication and Media Studies
  • Gender Studies
  • Computer Science
  • Chemistry
  • Fine Arts
  • Education
  • Business Administration
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Defence and Diplomatic Studies
  • Urdu
  • Software Engineering
  • Physics
  • Law
  • Commerce
  • Electronic Engineering
  • Computer Arts
  • Mathematical Sciences

Research Degree ProgramsEdit

  • Anthropology
  • Sociology
  • Behavioral Sciences
  • Economics
  • Education
  • English language and Literature
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Computer Science
  • Gender Studies

Women Research and Resource CenterEdit

The Women Research and Resource Centre researches gender and social issues to reflect the academic and professional development of women in general and in the context of Pakistan's society in particular.[3]

FM Radio ServicesEdit

Fatima Jinnah is host to an FM radio channel that is broadcast during university hours and operated in the department of Mass Communications.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i University Overview of Fatima Jinnah Women University uniRank Australian University Ranking website, Retrieved 21 November 2021
  2. ^ "Ranking of Higher Education Commission (HEC) Recognized Universities in Pakistan". Archived from the original on 27 June 2015. Retrieved 21 November 2021.
  3. ^ WRRC (Women Research and Resource Centre)

External linksEdit