1. To enable the academically qualified, yet financially needy, Pakistani students to continue university studies thus becoming better future builders of the nation.
  2. To promote, organize, establish, finance, administer, manage and maintain academic programs & research work for imparting knowledge and for undertaking studies and research for the advancement of various Sciences, as well as Arts, Humanities and Management Sciences.
  3. Capacity building of teaching faculty and other GCWU employees, instructors and experts of of higher learning.
  4. To bring out, encourage and develop research faculties of the University and to afford them opportunity for research in art, science and industrial undertakings.
  5. To provide for the students an education of the highest possible academic standard and recognized professional excellence in various fields.
  6. To establish and maintain well equipped libraries for general use.
  7. To take such other steps as may be necessary for the promotion of research and training in identified intellectual academic and scientific fields by maximizing the use of local resources of men and materials.