Centre of Excellence in Gender Studies has been established under the Centre of Excellence Act on 31st August, 2004 to promote Gender Studies as a learning discipline in Pakistan. The Centre is an autonomous body working through its Board of Governors, chaired by Vice-Chancellor of the university and funded by the Government of Pakistan through the Higher Education Commission.
The Centre offer M.Phil. and M.Sc. in Gender Studies for which academic program has been prepared and recommended by the Academic Committee of the Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad.
Train research workers
Establish Ph.D and other programmes in the relevant discipline in accordance with the standard and requirement of the university in which the Centre is established.
Promote co-operation in inter-disciplinary relationship with other teaching and research establishment.
Arrange conferences, seminars, workshops.
Conduct teaching and research in such particular discipline by the Federal Government in consultation with the university in which Centre is established.