Forman Christian College University is also referred as FCCU. It is basically a chartered university located in Lahore, Pakistan. The university was named after an American-born known as Dr. Charles William Forman. The programs that university offers include Baccalaureate, Masters and MS/M. Phil degrees. Because of its excellent academic background the university enjoys international fame. Dr Charles W. Forman is the founder of this university. In 1947 he reached South Asia and then after two years he settled in Lahore. The first Anglo-vernacular school in Punjab was also founded by him and was named as Rang Mahal School, Lahore. In 1965, a college department was added to the school and then later in 2005 it got university standard which was recognized as Christian College University.
In Pakistan, it was a high standard university which offered American style world class education. In 2007, the university recently commenced postgraduate courses along with MBA. Prof. Arthur Compton the faculty member of the university received a noble prize in 1927 for his research in cosmic rays at FCC University. Dr. Sir S. S. Bhatnagar and Dr. Bashir Ahmad the alumni members, put down the establishment for scientific and industrial research in both divisions of the subcontinent by launching ICSIR and PCSIR correspondingly.
From FC College University two students graduated in science were the first Science graduates of the University Of The Punjab too. Thus FCCU was the former to begin, in this division of the sub-continent, the Departments of BDr. Sir S. S. Bhatnagar and Dr. Bashir Ahmad the former students, marked the institution for scientific and industrial research in both divisions of the subcontinent by beginning ICSIR and PCSIR. In addition to that in 1898 biology was introduced, similarly languages including Hebrew, Greek, Latin were introduced from 1895-96, in 1917 Industrial Chemistry, 1924 Geography, Laboratory of Experimental Psychology and besides that in 2006 the university also commenced Software including Engineering, CS and IT.
By maintaining the standard of USA the university has intended its four-year Bachelors Degree program and is in search of official approval by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.FCCU has marked a accommodating conformity with the University of Kentucky (USA) by which assistance will be developed in:
a). Exchange of academic materials and academic publications
b). Joint research activities.
c). Exchanges of faculty and students