District Mianwali is located in the north-west of Punjab. In November 1901, present day towns of Mianwali, Bhakkar, Isa Khel, Kalabagh, and Kundian were separated from Bannu District and a new district named as Mianwali was created with the headquarters in Mianwali city. The city is located on the eastern bank of the Indus River. Thal canal traverses the city and makes the surroundings to give a fabulous look. Mianwali city is the economic and commercial hub of the Mianwali district. The city has a FM Radio Station, municipal library, sports complex, and a hockey stadium. The city has an airport built during the World War II aerodrome and is now known as PAF Base Mianwali. It is one of the major operational bases of the country. Chashma Barrage and lake is located on the southern side of Mianwali. Nammal Lake, a beautiful scenic place located at the foot of Nammal Mountain near Chakrala. The economy of the area is mainly based on agriculture. The prominent crops are wheat and sugarcane.
The Punjab College, Mianwali is situated on PAF Road near Custom House in a pollution free environment. The college campus is purpose-built and fairly spacious. The class rooms are air-conditioned to provide comfortable and peaceful learning atmosphere to the students. The Computer laboratory as well as laboratories for science subjects are equipped with the latest apparatus. In order to develop knowledge based learning, teaching in science subjects and mathematics is supported by three dimensional content based animations. The library is well stocked with the latest books. Teaching staff is highly qualified, experienced and duty conscious. The college is affiliated with Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Sargodha.