Jhang is one of the oldest districts on the sub-continent, having been established around 2000 BC. Historically, it is known as sandal Bar. It is located on the eastern bank of River Chenab. It is about 210 kilometer from the provincial capital, Lahore. The Jhang district covers 8809 kilometer square. Almost all the area is fertile and cultivatable except in the north near Chenab Nagar, where it turns rocky as it approaches Kirana Hills. The river Jhelum and Chenab makes their way through the district and Trimmu Headworks is the point of their confluence. Jhang district is home to the tomb of the Heroine of a famous love story Heer Ranjha. Heer's tomb lies just north of Jhang on the way to Faisalabad. The economy of the area is mainly based on agriculture and the major cash crops being sugarcane, cotton and wheat.
In this agricultural and well populated city quality education in a suitable learning environment was a dire need of the ambitious students and their motivated parents. Keeping in view the desires of students in particular and the public in general, Punjab College, Jhang was established in Satellite Town, Gojra Road. The college campus is spacious, purpose built and air-conditioned. Students have the facility of modern and fully equipped, Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Computer laboratories. In order to encourage knowledge based learning, teaching in Mathematics and different disciplines of Science is supported by content based three dimensional animations. The college library is well stocked with the latest collection. The teaching faculty is highly qualified, experienced and devoted for imparting quality education. The college is affiliated with the Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Faisalabad.