In 1985, the Punjab Group of Colleges had initially put the first step as Commerce College that functioned in Lahore. Over a period of 33 years, the Group has grown into the largest educational network in Pakistan providing top quality education from Playgroup to PhD with a student body of over 490,000. The Punjab Group consists of numerous companies in fields of education, information technology, media, and communications. Amongst these are the Allied Schools, the EFA Schools, the Resource Academia, Hadaf Group of Colleges, and three universities, along with Tower Technologies (Ltd.), a technology company. The Allied School System alone is host to over 200,000 students in more than 200 cities across Pakistan.

In order to vertically integrate the education system to provide additional, high-quality education options for Pakistani students, the Group also owns and operates three chartered universities, namely the University of Central Punjab in Lahore, the Capital University of Science & Technology in the Federal Capital, and Mohammad Ali Jinnah University in Karachi. At present more than 20,000 students are enrolled in these universities.

The Group also proudly owns Dunya TV which is one of the largest and most viewed television networks in the country accompanied with the addition of Lahore News TV & Roznama Dunya, a popular newspaper.