The campus Director under the command of Vice-Chancellor UET Taxila is the administrative and academic head of the Sub-Campus Chakwal. The overall management policy guidance is provided by the University Syndicate. The various academic and administrative bodies delineated in the UET’s charter, function actively. The normal academic procedures and administrative rules of the UET Taxila are followed in the Sub- Campus Chakwal.
Chakwal is located in the Dhanni region of the Potohar in Northern Punjab, Pakistan. During the Independence War of 1857 Chaudharials of Chakwal strengthened the hand of the British Raj by escorting the treasury from Chakwal to Rawalpindi and got the Khilats and Jagirs. The city was founded during the era of Mughal emperor Zaheer-ud-Din Babar. Alexander the great also passed through this region in 326 B.C. One of the Muslim Scientists, Al-Beruni came to this valley and stayed here for some time. During his stay at Katas, he not only learned Sanskrit but also performed various geographic experiments and successfully measured the radius of earth. Chakwal district is rich in natural resources such as coal, limestone, gypsum, salt, petroleum and other valuable minerals. Three cement plants with total production capacity of 24000 tons per day are already operational. Some textile factories and oil exploration companies are also working in the surrounding area. ”