Quaid-e-Awam University of Engineering, Science and Technology

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Quaid-e-awam University of Engineering, Sciences and Technology
قائد عوام يورسٽي آف انجنيرنگ اينڊ ٽيڪنالاجي
Quaid-e-Awam University of Engineering, Science and Technology Logo.png
Motto in English To provide quality and state-of-the-art education
Established 1974 (1974)
Type Public
Chancellor Governor of Sindh
Vice-Chancellor Dr. Ali Bux Somooro
Students ~3700
Undergraduates ~3500
Postgraduates ~200
Doctoral students ~3
Location Nawabshah, Sindh,  Pakistan
Campus Urban
Colours Blue and White        
Nickname QUEST
Affiliations HEC, PEC
Website www.quest.edu.pk

The Quaid-e-awam University of Engineering, Sciences and Technology (popularize as QUEST), is a public research university located in the urban neighborhood of Nawabshah, Sindh, Pakistan.[1] The university is honored after the former Prime Minister of Pakistan, Zulfikar Ali Bhutto.

It ranks 11th out of 13 engineering institutes in Pakistan as per latest HEC rankings[2]

Academic departments[edit]

  • Department of Electrical Engineering
  • Department of Energy & Environment Engineering
  • Department of Electronic Engineering
  • Department of Civil Engineering
  • Department of Computer Systems Engineering
  • Department of Information Technology
  • Department of Computer Science
  • Department of Mathematics And Statistics
  • Department of Basic Sciences And Related Studies
  • Department of Chemical Engineering
  • Department of Telecommunication Engineering

Academics[edit]

Undergraduate program[edit]

The system of education is the term system. The academic year is divided into two terms. University offers four-year (eight terms) Bachelor Degree in Engineering, Information Technology, Computer Science and Mathematics.

Bachelor degree program is offered by the following departments of university:

  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronic Engineering
  • Telecommunication Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Energy & Environment Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Computer Systems Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Computer Science
  • Mathematics

Postgraduate program[edit]

The new department situated at the front of Administration Block is Post Graduate Department, where various nts of university offer MS, M.Phil and Ph.D degree programs in following areas of research:

  1. Civil Engineering
  2. Computer System Engineering
  3. Electrical Engineering
  4. Electronic Engineering
  5. Energy & Environment Engineering
  6. Information Technology
  7. Mechanical Engineering

Facilities[edit]

Q.U.E.S.T Software House , A-Sector[edit]

The Chairman of Department of Information Technology (Prof. Dr. Zahid Hussain Abro) recently open a Software House to develop software for University and commercial market of Pakistan.

Labs[edit]

All departments have their own laboratories with equipment and facilities for each subject.Especially Departments of Computer Systems, Information Technology, Computer Science have latest infrastructure and technical staff .

Sports[edit]

The university’s offers a comprehensive range of facilities for sport and leisure for almost every student sport and participation at all levels. Student common rooms are annexed to every hostel in which facilities are provided for indoor games such as Table Tennis, Badminton, Carom, etc. Facilities exist for outdoor games such as Volleyball, Cricket, Tennis, Hockey, Basketball, Football, Athletics and Bodybuilding. For all these games a sports complex held near the Sector - C Mosque.

Scholarships[edit]

The university provides some of the following scholarship opportunities to its brighter and needy students.

  • HEC–JAPANESE NEED BASED MERIT SCHOLARSHIP
  • IEP-SAC SAUDI ARABIA SCHOLARSHIP
  • MORA SCHOLARSHIP
  • MERIT SCHOLARSHIP
    • Quaid-e-Azam Scholarship (mr)
    • Merit Scholarships
  • Foreign Funded Scholarship Programs

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Google map. "Address and location of QUEST". Google map. Retrieved 30 December 2013. 
  2. ^ - Ranking of Higher Education Commission (HEC) Recognized Universities in Pakistan

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