University of Punjab is the largest university of Pakistan. It is ranked as no. 1 in Pakistan and also earliest one in the country. It has two main primary campuses in Lahore which is the capital and cultural headquarter of Pakistan. Almost every second or third institution in Pakistan is affiliated with it. University of Punjab is working with the top universities of the world like University of Manchester, San Jose State University, University of Cambridge and others etc. Some of the colleges which are directly administrated by the University of Punjab are the recognized as the best institutions for studying and completing higher education like Hailey College of Commerce, Hailey College of Banking and Finance, Punjab University College of Information Technology and etc.