University of engineering and technology is regarded as one of the best universities in Pakistan. It has been ranked highly among Asian and worldwide Universities. Students from all over Pakistan consider it as a pride to be a student of this University. It was established in 1921 as Maclagan Engineering College.It was renamed as University of Engineering and Technology in 1972.It has 881 teachers in its faculty.It has a strong collaboration work system with famous Universities like University of South Carolina, University of Manchester and the Queen Mary University of London.It got 801 position in top 1000 Universities in QS rankings 2020 worldwide. It offers bachelor’s, masters and Phd degress in courses of Architecture and Planning, Business and Management, Chemical, Mineral and Metallurgical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Earth Sciences & Engineering, Electrical Engineering,Mechanical Engineering, Natural Sciences and Humanities and Islamic Studies.About 870 foreign students are currently in University. Mostly foreign students belong from South Asian countries.And more than 1000 female students also study there.UMT has a vision to become a world number research University.UMT’s notable alumini include; Adil Najam, Dean Pardee School of Global Studies at Boston University, Ishfaq Ahmad Professor at The University of Texas at Arlington, Abdul Qadeer Khan (Pakistan Nuclear bombs) dicoverer of Pakistan, Ahsan Iqbal, politician, Najam Sheraz, civil engineer and pop singer , the name of the few.It has four campuses other than Lahore, UET KSK Campus(Kala Shah Kaku), RCET-UET Gujranwala Campus(Gujranwala), UET Faisalabad Campus (Faisalabad) and UET Narowal Campus (Narowal).