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The Virtual University of Pakistan (VU) (Urdu:جامعہ مجازی پاکستان‎) is a public university located in the urban area Head Office M.A Jinnah Campus, Defence Road, Off Raiwind Road Lahore Punjab, Pakistan. University Encourage on modern Information and Communication Technologies.

Virtual University of Pakistan
جامعہ مجازی پاکستان
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VU
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Virtual University is Pakistan's first university based completely on modern Information and Communication Technologies. Established in 2002 by the Government of Pakistan to promote distance education in modern information and communication technologies as its primary objectives, the university is noted for its online lectures and broadcasting rigorous programs regardless of their students' physical locations. It is recognized by the Higher Education Commission (Pakistan). The university offers undergraduate and post-graduate courses in business administration, economics, computer science and information technology. Due to its heavy reliance on serving lectures through the internet, Pakistani students residing overseas in several other countries of the region are also enrolled in the university's programs.

VU offers following degree programs:

Bachelor's programs (4 years)

  • BS Sociology
  • BS Computer Science
  • BS Information Technology
  • BS Software Engineering
  • BS Business Administration
  • BS Public Administration
  • BS Management
  • BS Marketing
  • Bachelor of Business and Information Technology (BBIT)
  • BS Mass Communication
  • BS Psychology
  • BS Commerce
  • BS Accounting and Finance
  • BS Banking and Finance

Bachelor's programs (2 years)

  • BA
  • BA (Mass Communication)
  • BA (Psychology)
  • B.Sc. (Computer Science)
  • B.Com
  • B.Ed. (Elementary)
  • BA (Business Administration)
  • BA (Mathematics, Statistics and Economics)
  • BA (Supply Chain Management)

Associate Degree Program (ADP 2 years)

  • Computer Networking
  • Database Management System
  • Web Design and Development
  • Computer Science
  • Accounting and Finance
  • Islamic Banking
  • Human Resource Management
  • Operations Management
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Supply Chain Management

Master's programs (MA/MSc 3.5 years)

  • M.Sc. Statistics
  • Master of Computer Science (MCS)
  • Master of Information Technology (MIT)
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)-Executive
  • M.Sc. Applied Psychology
  • M.Sc. Economics
  • M.Sc. Organizational Psychology
  • M.Sc. Mass Communication
  • M.Sc. Mathematics
  • M.A. English Language Teaching (ELT)
  • Master of Commerce (M.Com)
  • Master of Public Administration (MPA)
  • Master of Business Economics (MBEcon)
  • Master of Accounting
  • Master of Finance
  • Master of Accounting and Finance
  • Master of Banking and Finance
  • Master of Human Resources Management (MHRM)
  • Master of Operation and Supply Chain Management

Master's programs (MS/MPhil 2 years)

  • MS Mathematics
  • MSBA/MBA
  • MS Bioinformatics
  • MS Biotechnology
  • MS Genetics
  • MS Molecular Biology
  • M.Phil.Education (Educational Leadership and Management)
  • MS Computer
  • MS Zoology

Doctoral programs

  • Ph.D Computer Science
  • Ph.D Biotechnology

Since its foundation in 2002, VU has expanded operations to reach more than one hundred cities throughout the country with more than 190 associated institutions providing infrastructure support to students.

Virtual University has two types of campuses. The first ones are its own campuses which are called its offices. Its head office is located in Lahore. Second ones are called private virtual campuses (PVC) and run by the private organizations (more commonly known as affiliated campuses).

VIRTUAL CAMPUSES

  • AZAD KASHMIR: 3
  • BALOCHISTAN: 4
  • ISLAMABAD CAPITAL Territory: 3
  • GILGIT BALTISTAN: 2
  • KHYBER PAKHTUNKHWA: 15
  • PUNJAB: 152
  • SINDH: 25

VU is one of two Pakistani universities which provide distance education (the first one is Allama Iqbal Open University). The students can get lectures its Learning Management System (LMS), YouTube channel and online sessions.

  • First batch of 500 students starts classes. March 26, 2002
  • Federal Charter granted by Government of Pakistan. September 1, 2002
  • VU start broadcasts over its own TV channels VTV1 and VTV2. June 15, 2004
  • VU selected as coordinating institute of multi-country IDRC funded project. March 1, 2005
  • VU puts is lectures on YouTube November, 2005
  • Launch of MCS, MIT and MBA programs. March 6, 2006
  • Launch of two new TV channels VTV3, & VTV4. September 26, 2006
  • VU becomes an Asia Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU) member. November 7, 2006
  • VU agreement with Ujala TV Dubai to telecast VU programs. November 30, 2006.
  • VU agreement with the University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences to offer joint BS Bio-informatics program. May 25, 2007
  • Launch of MS program in Computer Science. Fall 2007
  • Launch of B.A., B.Com., B.Sc. (2-year programs). Fall 2009"
  • VU launches its in-house developed LMS (Learning Management System) and other MIS(s) by IT Department. Spring 2009
  • The Virtual University of Pakistan held its first Convocation on Tuesday 18 May 2010 simultaneously at Peshawar, Rawalpindi, Lahore, Jamshoro, Karachi and Quetta.
  • The Virtual University of Pakistan holds Highest Category 'W' By HEC.
  • HEC on May 28, 2013, has clarified the ambiguity created by some newspapers amongst VU students and the general public. HEC has, therefore, reconfirmed the status of the University as an online & distance education institution of the country.
  1. President appoints Dr Arshad Saleem Bhatti as Rector Virtual University
  2. Teachers Training Workshop: "Learning the Jolly Ways of Teaching", retrieved2019-11-15
  3. VU. "Address and map location of Virtual University". Google Inc. Google Maps. Retrieved16 December 2013.
  4. VU. "About VU". VU Press release. Retrieved16 December 2013.
  5. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-10-29. Retrieved2013-11-19.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  6. http://www.vu.edu.pk/pages/AllPrograms.aspx
  7. http://www.vu.edu.pk/Contact.aspx
  8. http://www.vu.edu.pk/pages/PVCRules.aspx
  9. http://www.vu.edu.pk/PVCs/Default.aspx
  10. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2018-03-05. Retrieved2018-09-17.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  11. "vu". YouTube.

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Virtual University of Pakistan Language Watch Edit This article needs additional citations for verification Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources Unsourced material may be challenged and removed Find sources Virtual University of Pakistan news newspapers books scholar JSTOR July 2021 Learn how and when to remove this template message The Virtual University of Pakistan VU Urdu جامعہ مجازی پاکستان is a public university located in the urban area Head Office M A Jinnah Campus Defence Road Off Raiwind Road Lahore Punjab Pakistan 3 University Encourage on modern Information and Communication Technologies Virtual University of Pakistanجامعہ مجازی پاکستانOther nameVUMottoمعیاری تعلیم آپ کے دروازے پرMotto in English World Class Education at Your Doorstep TypePublic university Distance educationEstablished2002 19 years ago 2002 AffiliationHEC MoITTChancellorPresident of PakistanRectorProf Dr Arshad Saleem Bhatti 1 Academic staff350 Administrative staff300 Students25 000 Admission in 2019 72 000 Current Studying 2 LocationHead Office M A Jinnah Campus Defence Road Off Raiwind Road Lahore Punjab All State PakistanCampusUrban 175 Campuses Across PakistanLanguageUrdu EnglishColorsDuke blue White NicknameVUSporting affiliationsPakistan Sports Board PCB PFF PHFSportsCricket Badminton HockeyWebsitewww wbr vu wbr edu wbr pkDistance learning on vu lms vulms wbr vu wbr edu wbr pk Contents 1 Overview 2 Academic degrees 2 1 Bachelor s programs 4 years 2 2 Bachelor s programs 2 years 2 3 Associate Degree Program ADP 2 years 2 4 Master s programs MA MSc 3 5 years 2 5 Master s programs MS MPhil 2 years 2 6 Doctoral programs 3 Campuses 3 1 VIRTUAL CAMPUSES 4 Distant teaching method 5 ReferencesOverview EditVirtual University is Pakistan s first university based completely on modern Information and Communication Technologies Established in 2002 by the Government of Pakistan to promote distance education in modern information and communication technologies as its primary objectives the university is noted for its online lectures and broadcasting rigorous programs regardless of their students physical locations 4 It is recognized by the Higher Education Commission Pakistan 5 The university offers undergraduate and post graduate courses in business administration economics computer science and information technology Due to its heavy reliance on serving lectures through the internet Pakistani students residing overseas in several other countries of the region are also enrolled in the university s programs 4 Academic degrees EditVU offers following degree programs 6 Bachelor s programs 4 years Edit BS Sociology BS Computer Science BS Information Technology BS Software Engineering BS Business Administration BS Public Administration BS Management BS Marketing Bachelor of Business and Information Technology BBIT BS Mass Communication BS Psychology BS Commerce BS Accounting and Finance BS Banking and FinanceBachelor s programs 2 years Edit BA BA Mass Communication BA Psychology B Sc Computer Science B Com B Ed Elementary BA Business Administration BA Mathematics Statistics and Economics BA Supply Chain Management Associate Degree Program ADP 2 years Edit Computer Networking Database Management System Web Design and Development Computer Science Accounting and Finance Islamic Banking Human Resource Management Operations Management Sales and Marketing Supply Chain ManagementMaster s programs MA MSc 3 5 years Edit M Sc Statistics Master of Computer Science MCS Master of Information Technology MIT Master of Business Administration MBA Executive M Sc Applied Psychology M Sc Economics M Sc Organizational Psychology M Sc Mass Communication M Sc Mathematics M A English Language Teaching ELT Master of Commerce M Com Master of Public Administration MPA Master of Business Economics MBEcon Master of Accounting Master of Finance Master of Accounting and Finance Master of Banking and Finance Master of Human Resources Management MHRM Master of Operation and Supply Chain ManagementMaster s programs MS MPhil 2 years Edit MS Mathematics MSBA MBA MS Bioinformatics MS Biotechnology MS Genetics MS Molecular Biology M Phil Education Educational Leadership and Management MS Computer MS ZoologyDoctoral programs Edit Ph D Computer Science Ph D BiotechnologyCampuses EditSince its foundation in 2002 VU has expanded operations to reach more than one hundred cities throughout the country with more than 190 associated institutions providing infrastructure support to students Virtual University has two types of campuses The first ones are its own campuses which are called its offices Its head office is located in Lahore 7 Second ones are called private virtual campuses PVC 8 and run by the private organizations more commonly known as affiliated campuses 9 VIRTUAL CAMPUSES Edit AZAD KASHMIR 3 BALOCHISTAN 4 ISLAMABAD CAPITAL Territory 3 GILGIT BALTISTAN 2 KHYBER PAKHTUNKHWA 15 PUNJAB 152 SINDH 25Distant teaching method EditVU is one of two Pakistani universities which provide distance education the first one is Allama Iqbal Open University The students can get lectures its Learning Management System LMS YouTube channel and online sessions First batch of 500 students starts classes March 26 2002 Federal Charter granted by Government of Pakistan September 1 2002 VU start broadcasts over its own TV channels VTV1 and VTV2 June 15 2004 VU selected as coordinating institute of multi country IDRC funded project March 1 2005 10 VU puts is lectures on YouTube November 2005 11 Launch of MCS MIT and MBA programs March 6 2006 Launch of two new TV channels VTV3 amp VTV4 September 26 2006 VU becomes an Asia Pacific Broadcasting Union ABU member November 7 2006 VU agreement with Ujala TV Dubai to telecast VU programs November 30 2006 VU agreement with the University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences to offer joint BS Bio informatics program May 25 2007 Launch of MS program in Computer Science Fall 2007 Launch of B A B Com B Sc 2 year programs Fall 2009 VU launches its in house developed LMS Learning Management System and other MIS s by IT Department Spring 2009 The Virtual University of Pakistan held its first Convocation on Tuesday 18 May 2010 simultaneously at Peshawar Rawalpindi Lahore Jamshoro Karachi and Quetta The Virtual University of Pakistan holds Highest Category W By HEC HEC on May 28 2013 has clarified the ambiguity created by some newspapers amongst VU students and the general public HEC has therefore reconfirmed the status of the University as an online amp distance education institution of the country References Edit President appoints Dr Arshad Saleem Bhatti as Rector Virtual University Teachers Training Workshop Learning the Jolly Ways of Teaching retrieved 2019 11 15 VU Address and map location of Virtual University Google Inc Google Maps Retrieved 16 December 2013 a b VU About VU VU Press release Retrieved 16 December 2013 Archived copy Archived from the original 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