The combination of education,
research and collaboration with companies and organizations outside the
university will be a key component in the UESTP-KTH development plan. By
mixing the three areas, the ambition is to create a front line research,
education and development environment where different disciplines work
together to solve real problems.
In a longer term perspective,
the project is expected to:
Produce world class 1240
(1000 MSc & 240 Ph.D) graduates annually after implementation of the
Undertake fundamental and
applied research & development projects aimed at wealth creation in
the long, medium & short term.
Promote a sustainable
development of a technologically trained society.
Faculty capable of
providing consultancy to enhance industrial growth around Sialkot
and throughout Pakistan.
Recover its development
project cost in 10 years in term of HRD and benefits to the economy.
Quantitatively, approximate annual benefit to the economy is
expected to be Rs. 5.000 billion.
HEC Objectives and Goals
an allocation of funds for the next five years in the MTD Framework. The
project falls under the head “Infrastructure & Human Resource
Development” in the 5 years plans for higher education. Establishment of
Engineering University in collaboration with the world class foreign
engineering universities is in line with the Government’s priorities to
give emphasis to higher education. Simultaneously, the project would
help in achieving the objectives of the MTDF Plan. (b) The project is
proposed to be funded from the PSDP allocation of the HEC.
The specific objectives of the
project include building the infrastructure and the provision of Faculty
for the establishment of a world class Engineering University at Sialkot
in Pakistan. The components of the project include:
Development of 500 acres
of Land already provided in Sialkot, free-of-cost by the Punjab
Civil Works: Total covered
area of 3447183 sq ft will be constructed for 5500 students,
administration offices, students’ hostels, accommodation for foreign
& local faculty.
Human Resource Development
500 (335 PhD & 165 MSc) will be trained at KTH, Sweden, to meet the
qualified faculty requirement of the university with high level
Swedish services including
project development, Faculty & Admin Cost: Hiring of qualified
faculty & support staff (local/abroad) for the university.
undergraduate teaching labs & postgraduate research labs will be
established to meet the requirements of courses, related to 4
engineering & one humanities & basic science department.
Establishment of Wired /
Wireless Networks, Computerization, Automation & Video Conferencing
for the university.
Built-in scholarships for
Furnishing of academic,
administrative & housing facilities
Library books, journals &
Transport facilities for
students and staff
Project Staff for
execution of the project
Self generation power
Units of various capacities will be provided.
Provision of consultancy services for master planning survey and
detailed BoQs for the Campus.