Governance System - Superior University Lahore


Governance is the process of consultation, communication, and decision-making that devises institutional policies. These policies serve as general guidelines that inform decision-making and the development of procedures throughout the University. The core function of the governors is to develop and implement these policies, which comprise the systems and procedures under which the University is directed and controlled. The basic model is as follows:



The Office of the Rector and the Registrar plays a pivotal role in managing governance matters. The Registrar’s office facilitates the functioning of governing bodies and the implementation of decisions.

Superior University Lahore is a degree-awarding institution duly chartered by the Government of Punjab under Act No. XVI of 2004. It has earned a distinguished reputation in the field of higher education and is regarded as one of Pakistan’s premier private sector universities. It offers a wide range of disciplines, from Medicine and Engineering to Creative Arts and Social Sciences, with the following powers:

Providing instruction and training in various faculties and branches of learning, as determined by the Board of Governors.

  • Conducting research, demonstrations, and other services to advance knowledge and promote its dissemination.
  • Holding examinations and conferring degrees, diplomas, certificates, and other academic distinctions.
  • Selecting and promoting faculty members.
  • Prescribing courses of study.
  • Establishing and supporting facilities for education, training, and research.
  • Deciding teaching methods and strategies, including virtual, on-campus, online, and distance learning, to ensure effective educational and training programs.

    These functions empower the university to provide high quality education, promote research, and facilitate academic growth locally and globally.

  • Superior University’s undergraduate, graduate, and research programs are recognised by the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan (HEC). The university also boasts fully accredited programs in Architecture, IT, Law, Nursing, Engineering, Pharmacy, Medical, Dental, and Business from various regulatory bodies, including the Pakistan Council of Architects & Town Planners (PCATP), National Computing Education Accreditation Council (NCEAC), Pakistan Bar Council (PBC), Pakistan Nursing Council (PNC), Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC), Pharmacy Council of Pakistan (PCP), Pakistan Medical & Dental Council (PMDC), and National Technology Council (NTC).

The University operates through various authorities entrusted with the responsibility of running and regulating its affairs. These authorities include:

  1. Board of Governors
  2. Academic Council
  3. Board of Advanced
  4. Studies and
  5. Research
  6. Board of Faculty
  7. Board of Studies
  8. Selection Board
  9. Finance and
  10. Planning
  11. Committee
  12. Other statutory and non-statutory bodies (at the
  13. University, Faculty, and Program levels)

The Board of Governors, as provided in the Superior University Act of 2004, consists of:

  1. Chairman of the Company
  2. Members of the Board of Directors of the Company (up to four members)
  3. Chairman of the Higher Education Commission or nominee not below the rank of Director
  4. Vice-Chancellor of a public sector University in Punjab nominated by the Patron
  5. Rector
  6. Secretary to the Government of Punjab, Education Department, or nominee not below the rank of Additional Secretary

Chairman of the Punjab Higher Education Commission or nominee However, the University’s operations rely on various academic bodies and management units, including the Governance Secretariat (Registrar’s Office), Secretariat of the 3U1M program, Chaudhry Muhammad Akram Centre for Entrepreneurship Development (CMACED),  Office of Research, Innovation and Commercialization (ORIC), Directorate of Postgraduate Studies (DOPS), Quality Enhancement Cell, Office of Engagement and Co-creation, Office of Marketing and Communication, International Office, Office of Controller of Examinations, and Human Resources Department. 

Board of Directors

Prof. Dr. Chaudhry Abdul Rehman

Chairman BOG

Prof. Dr. Sumaira Rehman


Prof. Dr. Muhammad Nizamuddin S.I.

Pro Rector

Deans - Academic Division

Prof. Dr. Arfan Jaffar

Dean Faculty of CS&IT

Prof. Dr. Muhammad Naveed Babur

Dean Faculty of Allied Health Sciences

Dr. Sami Ullah Bajwa

Dean Faculty of Business and Management Sciences

Prof. Dr. M. Akbar Chaudhry

Dean Faculty of Medical Sciences

Dr. Abu Bakar Munir

Dean Faculty of Pharmacy

Prof. Dr. Nabeel Amin

Dean Faculty of Art and Design

Prof. Dr. Salman Masood Sheikh

Dean Faculty of Economics and Commerce

Dr. Muhammad Zafar Ullah

Dean Faculty of Engineering & Technology

Prof. Dr. Danishwar Malik

Dean Faculty of Law

Admin Division

Afshan Hameed

Director HR

Pirzada Samiullah Sabri

Director General

Mudassar Kamran


Prof. Dr. Shafaat Ahmed Bazaz

Director ORIC

M. Yousaf Jamil

Director QEC

Dr. Kh. Hisham ul Hassan

Director City Campuses

Dr. Ayesha Zahid

Director 3U1M Program

Muneeb Ahmed

Director - SFRD Deputy Director - CMACED

Asad Ullah Sheikh

Director International Office

Dr. Muhammad Haris

Controller Examination

Ehtisham Amir

Director Engagement and Co-Creation

Muhammad Yasin

Chief Financial Officer