MULTAN: Government Emerson College Multan has been granted university status by the Punjab government and it has now become ‘Emerson University’.
The Punjab Higher Education Department (HED) has issued a notification in this regard. Emerson College Multan has been granted university status under Emerson University Ordinance 2021.
Emerson College also called Govt. College Multan was the largest college in Multan city, located on Bosan Road, earlier affiliated with Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan.
It was established on 13th April 1920. In the year 1933, it was named Government Emerson College after Sir Herbert William Emerson, governor of Punjab in recognition of his services to education.
Notable graduates of the college include Inzamam Ul Haq, Ehsan Wyne Tassaduq Hussain Jillani, Tauqeer Nasir, actor Muhammad Ali and Mohsin Naqvi.