University of Engineering and Technology, or SSUET, is a private
sector engineering university located in Karachi, Pakistan. It
was named after the 19th-century Muslim education reformer Sir
Syed Ahmad Khan. Sir Syed University of Engineering and
Technology was founded by the current Chancellor, Z.A. Nizami.
SSUET was created on 8 October 1993 as the first private
technical education institute in Pakistan, receiving its charter
from the Sindh Assembly on 17 September 1995. It is recognized
by Pakistan's Higher Education Commission as a degree-granting
institute and its engineering programs are accredited by the
Pakistan Engineering Council. Its graduates today lead most of
the top related departments of PAF, Pakistan Army, Pakistan
Navy, PIA and other civilian sectors. A second campus of SSUET
(200 acres) is under construction in the suburbs of Karachi.
provides degrees in six disciplines :
The university has collaboration programmes with
Centre for Islamic Studies.
2) IQRA International Education Foundation, USA.
3) Madani Welfare Fund, USA.
4) San Jose University, USA.
5) Johns Hopkins University, USA.
Recognition and reputation:
The university is a member of International Association of
Universities and Association of Common Wealth Universities. It
is represented on the Governing Boardof the International
Association of Universities (IAU) through its Vice Chancellor.
All the engineering programs of the university are accredited by
the Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC) and recognized by the
Higher Education Commission of Pakistan (HEC). It is listed in
the category (W) (highest ranking universities) by the Higher
Education Commission of Pakistan (HEC). It was graded as a
five-star university by the Charter Inspection and Evaluation
Committee (CIEC). It is the first ISO 9001:2008 certified
university of Pakistan.