Engr Javed Mahmood Bukhari was commissioned in the Pakistan Army’s Corps of Engineers in 1984 while winning the coveted Sword of Honour. The General is a graduate of Cranfield University, UK (MSc Defence Technology); Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad (MSc War Studies); the University of Balochistan, Quetta (MSc Art & Science of Warfare); and Military College of Engineering (MCE), Risalpur (BE Civil Engineering). He has held multiple command and staff appointments, which include leading an Infantry Division as well as Frontier Works Organisation. As Lieutenant General, he was appointed Quartermaster General of the Pakistan Army and later served as the Commander of a Corps. He has also held the honorary appointment of Colonel Commandant Corps of Engineers, besides remaining on the faculty of MCE, National Defence University Islamabad, Command & Staff College Quetta, and Pakistan Military Academy Abbottabad. In recognition of his meritorious services, he has been awarded Hilal-i-Imtiaz (Military). The General has a special knack for swimming and is fond of riding. He is also a good player in badminton.
Mr Javed Mahmood Bukhari assumed the responsibilities of Rector NUST on December 16, 2020.