College of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering

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College of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering (EME)
College of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering, Rawalpindi Logo
Established 1957
Type Military
Rector Lieutenant General (Retired) Muhammad Asghar, PA.
Commandant Brigadier Aftab Ahmad Khan Lughmani, PA.
Academic staff 90
Students 1600 (~250 Cadets)
Location Rawalpindi, Punjab, Pakistan
33°36′00″N 73°02′00″E / 33.6°N 73.0333°E / 33.6; 73.0333Coordinates: 33°36′00″N 73°02′00″E / 33.6°N 73.0333°E / 33.6; 73.0333
Affiliations Higher Education Commission
Pakistan Engineering Council
Website ceme.nust.edu.pk

The College of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering or (CEME) is the largest constituent college of the National University of Sciences and Technology, Pakistan. It is also responsible for imparting academic and military training to the Technical Cadets of Pakistan Army, who later on after graduating from the College go to the Pakistan Military Academy Kakul for one year basic military training and pass out at the rank of Captain to join the Pakistan Army Corps of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering.

Location[edit]

The campus is located on Rawalpindi Road, 13 km from the heart of Rawalpindi and 15 km from the center of Islamabad. It spans an area of 124 acres (0.50 km2). The campus consists of training blocks, living accommodation for students, faculty and staff, stadium, auditorium, gymnasium, mosque, post office, bank, grocery store and a welfare shop.

Within Rawalpindi the buses plying from Saddar, Rawalpindi and from Pirwadhai bus stand to Taxila pass by the college.

From other cities within Pakistan, travel can be via railway or the Daewoo Bus Service. The nearest airport is Benazir Bhutto International Airport, Pakistan.

Student societies[edit]

Extracurricular activities include managing academic conferences, hosting charity shows and debating.

Societies include:

  • Sports and Adventure Society (SAS)
  • Society for Promotion of Arts and Literature (SPAL)
  • Nust Volunteers Club (NVC)
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers (EME Chapter)
  • Programmers Society
  • Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE EME Chapter)
  • Nust Automotive Group (NUSTAG)

Student achievements[edit]

The Devrim II is the first ever hybrid car of Pakistan, designed and fabricated by students of NUST in 2010. In 2012, students from the department of Mechanical Engineering recorded a 72 km/l mileage for a road-acceptable mini-car at the Eco-marathon held in Kuala-Lumpur, Malaysia.

EME Alumni Association[edit]

EMEAA - EME Alumni Association was formally initiated in the year 2005 to provide platform to ex-students. Over the years, EMEAA has become an institution of its own, based on strong commitment by the volunteers. Currently more than 2500 alumni members are registered with the association. The association is headed by President and General Secretary, supported by three committees (Scholarship Evaluation, Fund Raising and Alumni Network & Media Committee). EMEAA has a stable financial aid program that aims to support needy students of the college. There are two sessions in a year, the grants are given after a strict evaluation process. EMEAA arranges alumni reunion every year in the college, all the alumni and ex faculty members are invited for the event. EMEAA also holds career counseling and publishes a study guide for students. EME Alumni Association has a web presence on Facebook, Twitter @emealumni, groups and EME Alumni.com.

SAE EME Chapter[edit]

The SAE EME Chapter is a student organization run by the department of Mechanical Engineering. It has held a number of engineering and technical competitions that include boat-building competition and the popular egg-drop challenge. It also holds workshops relating to subjects mainly from field of mechanical engineering.

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