Celebrating 50 Golden years

Quaid-i-Azam University, (QAU) has marked fifty years of its establishment. On the completion of its 50th year a ceremony was held on the campus. QAU was established as University of Islamabad under an Act of National Assembly passed in July 13, 1967. The University was renamed as “Quaid-i-Azam University” in 1976 at the time of centenary celebrations of the Founder of Pakistan, Quaid-i-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah.

While addressing the ceremony Dr. Mukhtar Ahmed Chairman Higher Education Commission (HEC) congratulated the university as QAU has marked 50th anniversary of its creation. He said that certainty it’s the time to celebrate but also to set targets for next 50 years. He said that achieving the top position is important but sustaining it needs hard work and commitment. He assured his full support to meet the financial needs of the university. read more >>


Messages on the inauguration of QAU 50th Year

Chancellor (The President of Pakistan)

It is a matter of immense pride for the nation that the Quaid-i-Azam University, which is the leading higher education institution of Pakistan, has entered it’s 50th Year.When the University was established in 1967, Islamabad more >>

Pro-Vice Chancellor (Minister of Federal Education and Professional Training)

It is indeed a great honour for me to be a part of the golden jubilee celebrations of the nation’s premier institution which was founded fifty years ago on this day in 1967. Accept my heartiest congratulations on more >>

Chairman, Higher Education Commission

I congratulate Quaid-i-Azam university, Islamabad for entering into fiftieth year of its formation. Being top-ranked university of Pakistan Quaid-i-Azam university has stood to its cause. The university has produced generations of more >>

Vice-Chancellor, Quaid-i-Azam university

‘As QAU marks the start of its 50th Year it is worthwhile to reflect on how far the University has come in terms of its contribution to the knowledge-base and human resources of Pakistan. From a small outpost in what was practically more >>