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Pakistan Engineering Council

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Pakistan Engineering Council
Pakistan Engineering Council (logo).jpg
AbbreviationPEC
Formation1976; 45 years ago (1976)
TypeGovernmental organization
PurposeEducational accreditation, Regulation and licensure in engineering
HeadquartersIslamabad
CoordinatesCoordinates: 33°43′26″N 73°05′35″E / 33.7240°N 73.0931°E / 33.7240; 73.0931
Region served
Pakistan
Official language
Urdu and English
Chairman
Engr. Muhammad Najeeb Haroon
Senior Vice Chairman
Syed Jamshed Ali Rizvi [1]
Parent organization
Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST)
AffiliationsInternational Engineering Alliance (IEA)
Higher Education Commission of Pakistan
Websitepec.org.pk

The Pakistan Engineering Council (پاکستان انجینئرنگ کونسل‎); acronym PEC) is a professional body for accreditation of engineering education and regulation of engineering profession in Pakistan.[2][3] It was established in 1976 by the PEC act 1976.[4][3] The council also registers engineers and professional engineers and grants license to consulting and constructing/operating engineering firms working in Pakistan.

Overview[edit]

Pakistan Engineering Council represents the engineering community in the country and assists the Government of Pakistan at the federal and provincial levels.[3][5] It also acts as a think tank to the government and undertakes efforts to establish scientific standards for engineering innovations and services.[3] Its headquarters is located in Islamabad and regional/branch/liaison offices are located in main cities of Pakistan.[6] The council became a provisional member of Washington Accord in 2010 and was admitted as a full member in 2017.[7][3]

In 2011, it became a provisional member of the International Professional Engineer (IntPE) Agreement (IPEA) and became a full member in 2018.[8][3][9]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "PEC Governing Body 2018-21" (PDF). PEC.org website. Retrieved 8 August 2021.
  2. ^ Pakistan Engineering Council is one of the accredited councils of the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan Higher Education Commission of Pakistan website, Retrieved 8 August 2021
  3. ^ a b c d e f Overview of Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC) on Pakistan Engineering Congress.org website Retrieved 8 August 2021
  4. ^ Pakistan Engineering Council Act, 1976 The Gazette of Pakistan, Natinal Assembly of Pakistan website, Published 14 January 1976, Retrieved 8 August 2021
  5. ^ "Brief History". www.pec.org.pk. Retrieved 8 August 2021.
  6. ^ Pakistan Engineering Council's regional and branch offices in Pakistan
  7. ^ "Signatories » International Engineering Alliance". International Engineering Alliance (Washington Accord). Retrieved 8 August 2021.
  8. ^ "Members » International Engineering Alliance". International Engineering Alliance website. Retrieved 8 August 2021.
  9. ^ Memorandum signed between Chinese university, PEC (Pakistan Engineering Council) Dawn (newspaper), Published 25 March 2021, Retrieved 8 August 2021

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