University of Engineering and Technology (UET) Lahore was came into being 1921 as the ‘Mughalpura Technical College’ and afterwards it become ‘Maclagan Engineering College’. In 1923 the Governor of Punjab, Sir Edwards Maclagan inaugurated the main block of the university. UET is a public university and the governor of Punjab is the chancellor of the university and manages university functions. UET Lahore has seven faculties, covering the 23 academic departments which stressed upon the engineering, business, scientific and technological education and research.
UET is among the top ranked engineering universities in Pakistan, according to the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan. In 2010, UET Lahore got the rank of 281st engineering and technology university in the world by QS World University Rankings. UET also conducts Engineering College Admission Test (ECAT) every year in Punjab province.
Kala Shah Kaku Campus was established in 2006 on Lahore Bypass to link with industry situated on Lahore-Gujranwala and Lahore-Sheikhupura road. It consists of a total land area of about 313 acres. KSK campus offers four years' bachelor’s degree program