Amar Nath India Pakistan

Biography of Amar Nath

A Nath, Department of Engineering and Naval Architecture 1909-1910
A Nath, Department of Engineering and Naval Architecture 1909-1910

Amar Nath graduated BSc from the University in 1913.

Nath was born in Gurdaspur, Punjab, India circa 1889, and lived in Lahore, in modern day Pakistan. His father was Lala Ganpat Rai, a Government Service worker. Amar Nath passed his preliminary exams in Punjab in 1909 prior to his enrollment at the University in 1911. During his time at the University, he studied Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, Electrical Engineering, Chemistry and Naval Architecture. Nath was recognised for his work and awarded with a first class certificate in the Electricity, Pure and Applied, class of Lecturer George E. Allen, DSc. Nath graduated BSc in Engineering on 21 April 1913, following which he returned to Pakistan and worked as a civil engineer in the Chunian District of Lahore. His brothers, Kedar and Prem Nath also studied at the University.


Archival Materials

  • DC 183/11/48 General Council Register
  • R4/5/5 Science Graduate Schedule 1911-1913
  • R8/5/32/1 Matriculation Slip 1911-1912
  • R9/1/17 Class Catalogue 1910-1911
  • R9/2/12 Index to Class Catalogue 1910-1911
  • Sen10/54 University Calendar 1912-1913


Amar Nath
Born 18 September 1887.
GU Degree: BSc, 1913; Science and Engineering,
University Link: Graduate
Occupation categories: civil engineer
Additional Information: R3/1/1 (vol 3)
English snippet: Engineering graduate the University of Glasgow
Urdu snippet: گلاسگو یونیورسٹی کا سائنس سٹوڈینٹ تھا
Record last updated: 21st Sep 2016

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India India, Punjab, Gurdaspur
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Pakistan Pakistan, Lahore

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