The University of Wah was established in 2005 and is chartered by the Government of Punjab. The University has two constituent colleges, Mashal and Wah Engineering College.
The University Campus is located in the beautiful and pollution free environment of Wah Cantonment. The city of Wah is situated in the North-West of Islamabad “The Capital of Pakistan” at a distance of around 50 km. Wah has a historical background and had always been a favourite place of Mughal Rulers. They built here several gardens such as, the most famous Wah Garden. Taxila city is adjacent to city of Wah which is rich in ancient, mainly Buddhist archeological sites and Sikh sacred places. The city of Wah has around 96% literacy rate and is known as “Model City” for education.
Since its establishment, the University has progressed unmatched by any other University in the country at the similar early phase, and it is now in the process of producing a community of scholars committed to making in roads into yet unchartered areas of knowledge both in the emerging and traditional disciplines for which numerous facilities of advanced levels are being provided at the campus.
The University has adopted 4-years (Honors) Degree Courses approved by the Higher Education Commission. The University has two spacious and well equipped Campuses, the Mashal Campus and Wah Engineering College Campus, which are located on the Quaid Avenue, Wah Cantt.