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In Pakistan, as elsewhere in developing countries, environmental degradation is occurring due to heavy industrialization concentrated in narrow zones, mining activities, indiscriminate use of pesticides and insecticides, exploding population and poor town planning etc. Keeping in view the importance and the growing demands for training manpower in the emerging discipline of Environmental Sciences, the CEES has been established in the university of the Punjab since 2005. The new building of the college was completed in November 2008, featuring spacious rooms, moderately equipped laboratories, a library and large grounds. This college offers BS., M.Sc., M.phil and Ph.D. programs in Environmental Sciences, M.Sc., M.phil and Ph.D. programs, in Applied Hydrology, M.Sc. In Tourism & Hospitality Management., M.phil and Ph.D. programs in Geomatics and OHS Diploma and M.phil.  The purpose of these courses is to produce graduates in these emerging disciplines with the insight and knowledge to serve the nation to attain environmentally sustainable development in the country. 

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The Mission of the CEES is to discover,   disseminate, apply and use knowledge of environment and related fields to meet basic human needs improve environment quality and to meet Millennium Development Goals (MDG).

  • Strengthen the learning and teaching environment.

  • Develop quality research on environment and related fields

  • Produce specialized human resource

To achieve this mission the College of Earth & Environmental Sciences provides an environment for teaching and postgraduate research the College assures integration of specializations that address complex social, health and environmental issues.


The mission of the College of Earth and Environmental Sciences is to contribute quality instruction and scientific expertise in the geosciences, both now and for the future, to meeting global challenges in supplies of natural resources, mitigation of natural hazards, protection of the environment, and public awareness of science.

College programs will provide significant contributions to the Pakistan’s goal of achieving Top Public Research University status through:

  • innovative and transformative research in earth and environmental sciences
  • excellent education for future geoscientists and for the general public
  • service to humanity through expansion and dissemination of geoscience knowledge

College of Earth & Environmental Sciences is committed to environmental sustainability as a global and regional responsibility.

The College of Earth & Environmental Sciences at University of the Punjab, Lahore envisions being the world class center of higher learning, research and teaching to create enlightened and environmentally conscious leadership and professionals to help solve the pressing resource and environmental challenges facing the world today and in the decades ahead

The mission of College of Earth & Environmental Sciences is to affirm and work within the broader mission of University of the Punjab, Lahore; an Institution continuously striving for empowering youth of Pakistan by providing quality and holistic education in futuristic and upcoming fields.

Principal’s Message

Prof. Dr. Sajid Rashid Ahmad
Prof. Dr. Sajid Rashid AhmadPrincipal CEES
Our mission is to provide a learning educational environment to students with the opportunities to acquire knowledge and skill to build a successful career and become an integral part of the community. The aim is to prepare graduates of such caliber that will work for a sustainable environment using science and technology, to make the Earth a better place.

VC’s Message

Prof. Dr. Niaz Ahmed Akhtar
Prof. Dr. Niaz Ahmed AkhtarVC PU
College of Earth and Environmental Sciences (CEES) has chartered out a roadmap to achieve aims relevant to environment and associated fields. The college is committed to promote excellent teaching faculty, student satisfaction, outstanding research, as well as social responsibility.