Qurban Degree College for Women
History of Qurban Degree College for Women Walton Road Lahore Cantt
Qurban and Surraya Educational Trust that started its journey from a building of a few rooms has now expanded to a sprawling and imposing building due to the untiring efforts of the Patrons of the institution, Sir Qurban Ali and Madam Abida Mehmood. The institution started as a school from nursery to matriculation class. In 1990 when first batch of school matriculated from the school, college was started on the emphatic stress of the parents in 1990 as a higher secondary school.
In 1990 F.A classes started in the institution as it became The Higher Secondary School.
In 1999, this institution was entitled as a regular degree college after affiliation with University of The Punjab.
In 2000, classes of M.A English and M.A Islamyat were initiated.
In 2001, Computer classes at Intermediate level and ICS classes were started.
In 2002, Computer classes at degree level and BSC classes were started with a combination of computer studies, statistics, Maths and economics.
In 2005, FSC and I.Com classes were initiated.
In 2010, B.Com classes were started to equip the students with business education.
College has always generated exceptional results in F.A, ICS, I.Com, F.SC, B.A, BSC and B.Com. On one hand these extraordinary results become possible due to sheer hard work of the Principal and devotion of our devoted and committed faculty members, whereas, on the other hand the discipline which has become the part and parcel of the academic atmosphere of this college, play vital role in the achievement of these results. To keep students in touch with their studies and to check their academic progress weekly and monthly tests are arranged regularly for which an official record is maintained. Parent-Teacher meetings are arranged after examinations to discuss the areas of improvement. Regularity in classes has been assured. Students are encouraged to take benefit from library effectively. College library is playing its role to create awareness in students to enhance their knowledge. There are about 7000 books available in library on different subjects and there is an increase in stock every year. Co-curricular activities are also ensured to promote the trends of the students towards healthy activities. These programmes are aimed especially to create and enhance the self confidence in young students; First aid training, blood camps of Fatmid, special lectures on psychology, career counseling, speech competition, essay writing and poetry competition, Quranic recitation, Naat, sports, funfair, discussions and quiz programs, recitation of Iqbal’s poetry, competitions of national songs, cooking competitions, handicrafts and card making are a few examples of co-curricular activities that are arranged to broaden the vision of the students and inculcate the religious devotion, inter-religion tolerance, social service and patriotism in the students.
Our students not only take interest in college activities but also take part in competitions held in other colleges and win prizes and certificates. Students Nazria-e-Pakistan Council and Girl Guides Council have been established in the college. These councils organize programmes to celebrate the national and international days. Student Council is established in college for effective communication between management and students.
The journey of our glorious achievements is long and continuing:
In 1992 the college magazine “Chiragh” was launched by a college lecturer, Miss Samina.
In 1993, the founder of the institution Sir Qurban Ali took a crucial step to run the institution in the name of Allah and changed it to Trust. A governing of 16 members has been constituted to run the institution.
In 2004, Magazine Committee was formed and its English and Urdu editors were from college section. Now the editors are Mrs. Musharifa Ansar and Miss Mussarrat Rehana. Miss Saima Khalil is the Chief Editor of “Chiragh”.
In 2005, first convocation of the institution was celebrated in which the first three batches of the college were included.
In 2005, a brilliant student Rabia Ashraf of our college got gold medal for standing first in M.A English from University of The Punjab.
In 2006, a brilliant student of college, Maria Zahid got first position in speech competition arranged in Lahore College University.
In 2006, a college lecturer Miss Tanveer Fatima got an award for exceptional presentation from Intel.
In 2007, again Miss Tanveer Fatima got an award for exceptional presentation from Intel.
In 2010, B.Com classes were started to equip the students with business education.
In 2012, Two bright students of college Samreen Anwar and Zul Itrat Batool won first prize in English and Urdu speeches respectively on provincial level.
In 2013, Qurban Degree College got 2nd position in B.A/BSC exams in Lahore.
In 2014, Qurban Degree College again got 3rd position in B.A/BSC exams in Lahore.
In 2015, Qurban Degree College once again got 3rd position in B.A/BSC exams in Lahore.
Our old student Rabia Ashiq has not only participated in Olympics as an athlete running 100 and 200 meter races. But she has also participated in Asian Games and SAARC Games and many other national and international games in racing and cycling events.
In 2015 a brilliant student of College Durr-e-Samin participated in Judo championship arranged in Thailand and won a bronze medal.
In 2015 college celebrated its silver jubilee and 4th convocation as it completed its 25 years of academic excellence.
In 2016 repeating its traditions, Qurban Degree College again got 3rd position in B.A/BSC exams in Lahore.
As a result of all the curricular and co-curricular activities, excellent academic environment, moral training and positive competitive environment, Qurban Degree College has produced such brilliant students that are serving the society as teachers, lecturers, doctors, engineers, lawyers, judges and social workers etc. It is hoped that in future the students of this institution will keep on glorifying the name of this institution as well of the nation and the country. InshaAllah, college will continue to provide highly educated women to the society in future as well.
In 2017 again, Qurban Degree College again got 3rd position in B.A/BSC exams in Lahore.
In 2018 repeating its traditions, Qurban Degree College again got 3rd position in B.A/BSC exams in Lahore.
Profile of College Principal Mrs. Naheed Naeem:
Madam Naheed Naeem has been the principal of Qurban Degree College for Women since 1999. She has done M.A. Islamyat and B.ED from Punjab University. She also done M.ED from A.I.O.U. She joined the college as a lecturer in 1991. She represented the college in Governing body as a governor from January 1999 to November 2002. Later she was appointed as an Additional Administrator of the Trust in 2006. She was also given the charge of building of the whole trust. She worked as the president of the Governing body from May 2007 to April 2012. She is also the supervisor of magazine ‘Chiragh’.
She was nominated as the Principal of the Year by Intel for propagating computer skills in the institution. She has deep interest in advanced techniques and methods of teaching. She is also a member of Pakistan Education Watch. She has such an energetic personality that she stimulates the spirit of hard work in all her staff members and students.
It was because of her untiring efforts that the college was given the status of Degree College in 1999. Since then the journey of its progress continues. Classes of F.Sc, ICS, General Science, I.Com, B.Sc and B. Com commenced later on.
In her opinion the purpose of education is to provide educated citizens to society so that they may bring the perfect changes in the society by performing their duties in the best way.
She lays stress on the education of girls. Along with it she also thinks that moral and spiritual training is important for them. She considers that the purpose of education is not only to prepare degree holders but also to produce trained females with good character, who perform their duties honestly in society.
She has organized an old student’s organization to keep in touch with her old students. They are those students who are offering services in different fields after graduating from here. She whole heartedly feels great joy in the achievements of the students and feels them as dear to her as daughters and is wishful for their success.
She has the deep knowledge of psychology of students and also an ability to inculcate the Islamic and patriotic spirit in her staff and students. Her capability and devotion gives her command over all college activities whether academic or co-curricular.
In her guidance teachers show great performance in the Intermediate, degree and master classes every year.
Her motive is to bring a revolution in the society with the help of well educated women of high character.