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
Quaid-e-awam University of Engineering, Sciences & Technology Nawabshah logo
Motto in English
To provide quality and state-of-the-art education
Type Public
Established 1974 (1974)
Affiliation HEC, PEC
Chancellor Governor of Sindh
Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr. Abdul Karim Baloch
Students ~4000
Undergraduates ~3500
Postgraduates ~400
Location Nawabshah, Sindh,  Pakistan
Campus Urban
Colours Blue and White        
Nickname QUEST
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 13th out of 21 engineering institutes in Pakistan as per latest HEC rankings[2]

Academic departments[edit]

  • Department of Mechanical Engineering
  • 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


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's degree in Engineering, Information Technology, Computer Science and Mathematics.

Bachelor's 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
  8. Software Engineering
  9. Others
  10. Computer Science


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.


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 .


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.


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

    • Quaid-e-Azam Scholarship (mr)
    • Merit Scholarships
  • Foreign Funded Scholarship Programs
  • ogdcl scholarship

See also[edit]


Mehran University of Engineering and Technology

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