NFC Institute of Engineering and Technological Training

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National Fertilizer Corporation Institute of Engineering and Technology Multan (NFC IET)
Established 1985
Chancellor President of Pakistan
Vice-Chancellor Dr. Akhtar Malik
Location Multan, Punjab, Pakistan
Affiliations

Higher Education Commission , Pakistan Engineering Council,

NFC Institute of Engineering and Technological Training
Website www.nfciet.edu.pk

National Fertilizer Corporation Institute of Engineering and Technology Multan also known as NFCIET, is a chartered degree-awarding Institution located in Multan, Pakistan.NFCIET offers undergraduate education, and produces scientists and engineers in the field of Engineering Science & Technology.

History[edit]

National Fertilizer Corporation of Pakistan is one of the largest employers of qualified engineers particularly in the field of Engineering.To meet the requirement of trained manpower for chemical process industry especially in the fertiliser sector, a Training Center was established in 1985 with the technical assistance of M/s. COSMO International Co., Ltd., Japan.The Center trained managers,engineers,supervisors,operators/technicians through multi-dimensional programs that vary widely in content and duration for all types of process and engineering industry. To further diversify the activities of the Centre and in line with the education policy announced by the Government of Pakistan, NFC with the approval of Ministry of Industries & Production, Government of Pakistan and special efforts of Dr. Saeed Ahmad Khan (Late) upgraded the Centre in 1994 and started graduate engineering classes initially in Chemical Engineering discipline than, two new disciplines Electronic Engineering & computer Systems Engineering (E&CE) were added in 2001 and changed its nomenclature as “NFC Institute of Engineering & Technological training”. This was also the need of the country and particularly of this area. The degree programs at NFCIET was initially started under the umbrella of Bahauddin Zakariya University,Multan.Pakistan Engineering Council,the apex body to regulate Engineering education in the country has recognised and accredited “NFC Institute of Engineering & Technology Multan on the basis of its facilities and high standards of Engineering Education

Academics[edit]

Bachelor's degree programmes include:

  • BSc Electrical Engineering (with specializations in):
 -Power Engineering
 -Electronics Engineering
 -Computer Systems Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • BS Computer Science
  • BS Environmental Sciences

NFC IET is starting the following 4 disciplines from its 2013 Academic intake:

  • Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)
  • BSc Mechanical Engineering
  • Bachelors in Architecture Design
  • BSc Civil Engineering

NFC IET is starting the following 4 Technology disciplines from its 2014 Academic intake:

  • BS Electrical Engineering Technology
  • BS Chemical Engineering Technology
  • BS Mechanical Engineering Technology
  • BS Civil Engineering Technology

Coal Research Centre[edit]

NFCIET has established a Coal Research Centre with the financial assistance of Ministry of Science & Technology (MoST). The defined objective of this project is to carry out Research Work on Coal Combustion, Coal Gasification and Coal Beneficiation. The analytical laboratory of Research Centre is ready to support environment and engineering project analysis for academics, corporate and Government clientele.

Faculty[edit]

  • Dr. Akhtar Malik, Vice-Chancellor of NFC Institute of Engineering and Technology Multan[1]
  • Engr. Kanwar Saleem, Head of Chemical Department[2]
  • Dr. Kamran Liaquat Bhatti, Head of Electrical Department[2]
  • Dr. Tahir Imran, Head of Environment Sciences
  • Engr. Muhammad Arshad, Director of Student Affairas
  • Engr. Farasatullah Khan Afshar, Chemical Engineering Department
  • Engr. Nasurllah Nawaz, Registrar
  • Engr. Zafar Iqbal, Controller Examination
  • Engr. Nasir Mehdi Gardezi, Head Mechanical Engineering
  • Mr.Naeeem Aslam, Head Of Computer Science Department
  • Engr. Muhammad Nawaz Joiya, Department of Electrical Engineering
  • Engr. Abdul Mannan, Department of Electrical Engineering
  • Engr. Omer Ali (NFC IET Electrical Engineering Department) - IT Manager, currently pursuing PhD in Biomedical Engineering - DGIST, S.Korea

Industry-Academia Interaction[edit]

The Institute is located in close proximity to Pakarab Fertilizers Ltd., which is one of the biggest chemical process complex in the country,and provides a strong technical backup to the Institute. The practical engineering education facilities which are available in the Institute, such as Distributed Control System (DCS), Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) and Miniature Plant provide added benefits to students in learning actual plant operation, process control and plant optimisation. These facilities have no parallel in other engineering institutions/ universities of Pakistan. Mid-Country Oil Refinery is a newly established petrochemical complex by PARCO and is the biggest employer of IET graduates.The refinery is about 60 kilometres from Multan and provides opportunity for Internships, student training, industrial tours and has proved a source of learning and technical collaboration for the IET students.

Student Societies[edit]

Student societies are very important for the creation of harmony between the individuals. These societies are built up to encourage or motivate students to come up with their unique thoughts to promote a sense of creativity. We have formed three societies in our institution.

Literary Society[3]

Its objective is to foster awareness and importance of literature to encourage the study and appreciation of literature. In our institution members are involved in different cultural and social activities which promote sense of participation and sense of achievement among them. Literature as a media of social relationships, we explore the social activities inspired by it and examine the development of culture.

General Society General Society is formed to organised and manage student events (seasonal, cultural, institutional) which helps in grooming the internal and artistic capabilities of students.

Technical Society

The objective of the Technical Society is to create awareness about the research procedures to keep pace with modern student research groups. Technical society like other societies is established to give students a gate way to show their technical approaches used in industries through industrial seminars and project exhibitions.

ICE[edit]

NFC IET holds and annual engineering competition event called Innovative Competition for Engineers (ICE), since 2011. ICE brings forward the engineering talent of specifically Southern Punjab region. The event consists of:

 -Hardware Competition
 -Software Competition
 -Poster Competition

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "President of Pakistan". President of Pakistan. 18 June 2012. Retrieved 2013-02-18. 
  2. ^ a b "Chemical Faculty". Nfciet.edu.pk. Retrieved 2013-02-18. 
  3. ^ "Student Socities". Nfciet.edu.pk. Retrieved 2013-02-18. 

Coordinates: 30°13′13″N 71°32′18″E / 30.22028°N 71.53833°E / 30.22028; 71.53833