The Punjab Group has its roots in a Commerce College set up in Lahore in 1985. Over a period of 28 years, the Group has grown into the largest educational network in Pakistan providing top quality education from Playgroup to Ph.D with a student body of 259,000.
The Punjab Group consists of Educational Excellence Limited, National Communications Services (SMC-Pvt.) Limited, Tower Technologies (Pvt.) Limited and National Educational Network (Pvt.) Limited, the later having been set up in 2010 for the purpose of franchising Elementary, Secondary and Higher Secondary Education across the country in the form of schools and colleges. The Franchised Schools are known as Allied Schools. In almost four years time, the franchised system has opened 500+ Allied Schools, enrolling up to 140,000 students in 225 cities. National Communications Services (SMC-Pvt.) Limited owns and operates one of the largest and most sophisticated Television Networks in Pakistan known as Dunya TV Network and with colleges affiliated with the Boards of Intermediate and Secondary Education and Public Sector Universities across the country. Roznama Dunya is a new addition in the communication network side.
The Group also owns and operates three Universities chartered by the Sindh Government and the Government of Punjab. Mohammad Ali Jinnah University (MAJU), chartered by the Government of Sindh, has one Campus in Karachi and the other in Islamabad which is spread over 80 Kanals in Zone-V of Islamabad. The University of Central Punjab, chartered by the Government of the Punjab in 2002, is housed in a grand and purpose-built Campus, having a covered area of 500,000 Sqft located in Johar Town, Lahore. At present more than 15,000 students are enrolled in these universities.
With the progressive vision of the Board of Directors of the Group and the collective efforts of all the stakeholders, the Group expects an annual growth of 30%.