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History

Over the past 12 years, NUST School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (SEECS formerly known as NUST Institute of Information Technology (NIIT)) has grown and blossomed into a highly acclaimed institution under the flagship of NUST. It is credited with graduating as many as 800 students. Today, SEECS is considered as one of the top-ranking engineering and computing schools in the region under the umbrella of National University of Science and Technology. 

Fully aware of the significance of applied learning and professional progress, we follow a learning methodology focused on equipping students with real world skills. The purpose is to bestow the student a true feeling for applied learning with pragmatic application of the curriculum in conformity to international standards.  This gives our graduates an intrinsic insight into global perspectives with sound local grounding.

SEECS’s professional credibility and its image as a catalyst to a new paradigm shift in higher education, together with its increasing emphasis on creativity and innovation has attracted to its premises some of the world class research laboratories, as the coveted gifts from leading companies. The education at SEECS is characterized by vibrant academic pathways incorporating extensive research, entrepreneurship training and global exposure.

We increasingly expose our students to diverse opportunities with a view of enabling them to discover and exploit fully their talents and potential. The rewarding experience of co-working with highly capable and gifted faculty engaged in cutting edge research and innovation imparts new dimensions to their vision and creativity. Our dedicated faculty and staff spare no efforts in grooming students not only academically but also personally to cope admirably with the challenges of today and tomorrow. We jealously guard our traditionally high academic standards, merit- focused policies and the enviable learning environment in order to produce well poised graduates capable of creating a real difference by their presence anywhere in the world. 

Through its research centers and labs, SEECS fulfills its mandate to be an international icon  of excellence in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, both in education and  research. The school has grown very rapidly, and within a time span of just 12 years of its existence, it boasts of a pool of 101 highly-qualified faculty members with as many as  52 Ph.D degrees from premier universities, backed by an excellent team of  researchers, mostly young and well-trained in their fields of research. The student populace at SEECS today peaks over 1286 undergraduate students. Additionally 263 and 40 students are enrolled in MS and Ph. D programs respectively.

SEECS is engaged in  67 on-going research projects, which have attracted PKR.141, 743,875.00 from various national funding agencies plus international funding resources of worth US $ 115,000.00. The publications, brought out during just the last few years, include 34 international journal as well as 78 A/A+ conference papers.