BZU Admission 2018

Bahauddin Zakariya University (BZU)

Bahauddin Zakariya University is a public research university loacted in Bosan road Multan. It was founded in 1975. It is one of the largest universities of Pakistan. Although its original name was Multan University, it was renamed in honor of the Sufi saint Hazrat Baha-ud-din Zakariya as Bahauddin Zakariya University in 1979. It is a government university. BZU offers more than 65 majors including administration, law,pharmacy in different program, medical, engineering in different program, humanities, business relate to MBA, , BZU art, music, IT department, agriculture and languages. The University is located at a distance of 10 km from the city center on Bosan road. The main Campus is spread over 980 acres of land. The University has a fleet of 26 Shttule buses and 4 big coaches which provides Students and other BZU teaching staff transport facilities. The University start their working in full functional environment in 1975 in rented building with few (8) departments. Presently, it has more than 51 departments/institutes/colleges. Out of its 619 faculty members, 389 hold doctoral degrees and among it’s around 26659 students, half are female. In recent days according to the Times newspaper Higher Education new ranking system Bahauddin Zakariya University (BZU) ranked within the top 700 most suitable and good universities of the world. In recent General University category of  (HEC) ranked this university as the 8th  no.nationally.

The Chancellor of the University is Malik Muhammad Rafique Rajwana who is the Governor of Punjab. The Vice Chancellor is Tahir Ameen. The University has a total student enrollment of 35000 students. 21700 are undergraduates, 18000 are post-graduates while 300 are doctoral students. The university is affiliated with the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan (HEC).  All degrees award by the BZU university are recognized by  Higher education commision (HEC), PEC and PMDC.


The main objective of BZU (Bahauddin Zakariya University) is to provide facilities of higher education and research to the population of the southern region of the Punjab, covering the Civil Administrative Divisions of Multan and Dera Ghazi Khan. The university BZU fulfills all function of teaching, affiliation with hec and an examining body, and has 80 affiliated colleges which include some old and prestigious institutions as the Government Emerson College Multan, Government Post Graduate College (Sahiwal), Government College Burewala co education, and the Nishtar Medical College Multan.

BZU Campuses

The main and original campus is located in Multan near DHA on  bosan Road but in order to improve the academic facilities in remote areas of Punjab, sub-campuses were established in the following areas with a vision to upgraded them into full independent universities in coming future:

BZU Sub-Campus, D.G Khan (upgraded as Ghazi University from fall 2014)

BZU Sub-Campus, Sahiwal

BZU Sub-Campus, Layyah

BZU Sub-Campus, Vehari

BZU Sub-Campus, Lahore

BZU Offered Programs

Bahauddin Zakariya University offers a wide range of programs for individuals who wish to pursue their fields of choice. M.A, M.Sc, MBA, M.Com, M.Phil and PhD are offered by the university. The university has the following academic departments:

BZU Faculty Of Arts and Social Sciences
  • BZU School of Economics
  • BZU Department of Education
  • BZU Institute of Social Sciences
  • BZU Department of Criminology
  • BZU Department of History
  • BZU Department of Gender Studies
  • BZU Department of Pakistan Studies
  • BZU Department of Geography
  • BZU Department of Political Science
  • BZU Department of Inter personal Relations
  • BZU Department of Communication Studies
  • BZU Department of Sociology
  • BZU Department of Applied Psychology
  • BZU Department of Philosophy
  • BZU Department of Sports Sciences
  • BZU Multan College of Arts


 BZU Faculty Of Science
  • BZU Institute of Chemical Sciences
  • BZU Centre for Advanced Studies in Pure and Applied Mathematics
  • BZU Department of Computer Science
  • BZU Department of Information Technology
  • BZU Department of Telecommunication Systems
  • BZU Department of Physics
  • BZU Department of Statistics
  • BZU Institute of Pure and Applied Biology
  • BZU Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology
  • BZU Department of Biochemistry
  • BZU Department of Environmental Sciences


BZU Faculty Of Islamic Studies and Languages
  • BZU Department of Arabic
  • BZU Department of English
  • BZU Department of Islamic Studies
  • BZU Islamic Research Centre (IRC)
  • BZU Department of Urdu
  • BZU Saraiki Area Study Centre (SASC)


BZU Faculty Of Commerce, Law and Business Administration
  • BZU Institute of Management Sciences BZU (IMS)
  • BZU Institute of Banking and Finance (IBF)
  • BZU Department of Commerce
  • BZU Bahauddin Zakariya University Gillani Law College


BZU Faculty Of Pharmacy
  • BZU Department of Pharmacy


BZU Faculty Of Veterinary Sciences
  • BZU Department of Patho-biology
  • BZU Department of Biosciences
  • BZU Department of Clinical Sciences
  • BZU Department of Livestock and BZU Poultry Productions


BZU Faculty Of Engineering and Technology
  • BZU University College of Engineering and Technology
  • BZU Department of Civil Engineering
  • BZU Department Of Electrical Engineering
  • BZU Department of Mechanical Engineering.
  • BZU Department of Building and Architectural Engineering
  • BZU Department of Computer Engineering
  • BZU Bahauddin Zakariya University College of Textile Engineering
  • BZU Institute of Advanced Materials


BZU Faculty Of Agricultural Sciences and Technology
  • BZU Department of Agronomy
  • BZU Department of Agri. Business and Marketing
  • BZU Department of Entomology
  • BZU Institute of Food Science and Nutrition
  • BZU Department of Forestry and Range Management
  • BZU Department of Horticulture
  • BZU Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics
  • BZU Department of Plant Pathology
  • BZU Department of Soil Science
  • BZU Department of Agricultural Engineering



BZU Admission Procedure

You can apply for admission in two sessions; First in spring session and autumn session. Currently spring session 2018 is going on and admissions for post-graduate and doctorate programs are open. Student admissions usually take place August and September for the fall semester. M.Phil and distance learning programs have admissions in January and February for the spring semester. Some of the departments require GAT and some have their own testing criteria. Engineering admissions is on merit. Visit https://www.registration.bzu.edu.pk/ for the online application form.


BZU Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criterion varies from one discipline to the other so listing them down here would be inefficient. For a more detailed look at the criteria, download the criteria document from https://www.bzu.edu.pk/eligibility.pdf.


Dates to Remember BZU Admission Schedule

The dates for admissions and registration via online method of application are updated regularly on https://www.bzu.edu.pk/v2_admissionschedule.php.

Visit the mentioned link to get the latest information regarding the dates which you should keep in mind when applying for fresh admission in Bahauddin Zakariya University.

BZU Contact Information

BZU Address:               Bahauddin Zakariya University, Bosan Road, Multan.

BZU Email:                    registrar@bzu.edu.pk

BZU Telephone:          +92 (61) 9210071



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