Kot Adu is a Tehsil of Muzaffargarh District. It is a historic city. It is located just east of the Indus River, more or less in the centre of the country. The big cities e.g. Multan, D.G. Khan and Muzaffargarh are at a distance of 80, 60 and 60 km respectively from Kot Addu. The lands of Kot Addu are fertile and ideal for agriculture. The major portion of its economy is based on agriculture. The notable major cash crops are Sugarcane, Cotton and Wheat. A well built canal system irrigates its lands from River Sindh. The well known industrial units in Kot Addu are Kot Addu Power Company (KAPCO), Lal-peer Thermal Power station, Pak Arab Oil Refinery, Sheikhoo and Fatima Sugar Mills. The majority of Kot Adu's residents are native speakers of the Seraiki language, though, being situated in the province of Punjab many people also know Punjabi and the national language, Urdu.
Kot Adu is home to many literary figures and poets who are known throughout the country. The famous Hindi writer Late Shri Chandragupta Vidyalankar was born in Kot Addu in the year 1906.
The students belonging to this remote part of southern Punjab felt deprived from getting quality education as there was no standard institution in this city. Keeping in view the dire need of the students, the management of Punjab Colleges, established an institution in Kot Addu. The Punjab College, Kot Addu is located near New Tehsil office, G.T Road. The college is housed in a spacious campus. The class rooms are air-conditioned to facilitate the students in term of their peaceful learning environment. The computer and science laboratories are furnished with the latest equipment to strengthen the practical skills of the students. Teaching in Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics is supplemented with content based three dimensional animations to develop knowledge-based learning habits. The library is well stocked with the latest books pertaining to various disciplines. The faculty is highly qualified, with rich experience in teaching of their respective subjects. The college is affiliated with the Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, D.G Khan.