Uet Taxila (Education)

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University of Engineering and Technology, Taxila, or UET Taxila (Urdu: یونیورسٹی آف انجینیئرنگ اینڈ ٹیکنالوجی ، ٹیکسلا) is located in Taxila, Punjab, Pakistan. It was established in 1975 as a campus of the University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore and chartered as an independent university in 1993, offering Bachelor, Master, and Doctoral degrees in Engineering.
UET is a state university and the Governor of Punjab is the Chancellor of the university. The Vice-Chancellor is the executive head and manages the university. UET offers all degree levels in nine areas of engineering: Computer, Telecom, Software, Electrical, Electronics, Civil, Industrial, Environmental, and Mechanical. Engineering Management is offered at the Master and Doctorate level at the main campus, and Mechatronics and Electronics are offered at the campus in Chakwal. UET is located near the historical site of Julian University, an ancient Buddhist site.
With phenomenal increase in students' enrollment in 1970's, a plan to establish additional campuses of the University of Engineering and Technology Lahore was conceived. As a result of that, the University College of Engineering Taxila was established in 1975. For three years it functioned at Sahiwal. In 1978 it was shifted to its permanent location at Taxila. The College continued its working under the administrative control of the University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore till October 1993. During this month it received its charter as an independent university under the University of Engineering and Technology Taxila Ordinance 1993. At present total enrollment of undergraduate and postgraduate students is above 2000. [1] UET Taxila Summary
  • Information
  • Location:

    Taxila

  • Name:

    University of Engineering and Technology, Taxila

  • In Urdu:

    یونیورسٹی آف انجینیئرنگ اینڈ ٹیکنالوجی ، ٹیکسلا

  • Nickname:

    UET, UET TAXILA, UETT

  • Type:

    public

  • Local Language Name:

    Urdu, Potohari

  • Coordinates :

    33.7670° N, 72.8235° E

  • Website:

    http://www.uettaxila.edu.pk

  • Basic Information
  • Affiliation:

    Pakistan Engineering Council, Higher Education Commission of Pakistan

  • Open hours :

    8:30 to 3:30

  • Details
  • Motto:

    Nation needs professionals with knowledge, skill, innovation and commitment.

  • Established:

    1993

  • Founded:

    1975

  • Colours:

    White and Grey

  • Campus:

    First campus is Chakwal opened in 2005,

  • Chancellor:

    Malik Muhammad Rafique Rajwana (Governor of Punjab)

  • Vice Chancellor:

    Dr. Niaz Ahmad Akhtar

  • Academic staff:

    200

  • Administrative staff:

    350

  • Students:

    3300

  • Undergraduates:

    2900

  • Postgraduates:

    400

  • Undergraduate tuition and fees::

    53,675 PKR (2008), International tuition: 42,775 PKR (2008)

  • Campus:

    Rural

  • Phone:

    +92 51 9047500

Mission

To fulfill the needs of the Country by producing responsible graduates equipped with sound knowledge and skills alongwith highest moral values through conducive, learning environment. [2] UET Taxila Mission

Vision

To be a quality conscious institution of international standing imparting knowledge in the field of engineering and emerging technologies in a caring environment for the socioeconomic development of the Country. [3] UET Taxila Vision

Location

UET Taxila Location
UET Taxila Location
The University campus is located on the outskirts of Taxila at a distance of 5 km from the city. It is situated near railway station Mohra Shah Wali Shah on Taxila-Havelian branch line. The city of Taxila is 35 km from the twin cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi on the main Rawalpindi-Peshawar highway. The University buses commute daily between the campus and the cities of Islamabad, Rawalpindi and Wah Cantt. The campus covers an area of 163 acres. All the teaching departments, residential colony for teachers/ employees, student hostels, guesthouse, post office and bank are housed on campus. [4] UET Taxila Location

History

UET Taxila Logo
UET Taxila Logo
With phenomenal increase in students' enrollment in 1970's, a plan to establish additional campuses of the University of Engineering and Technology Lahore was conceived. As a result of that, the University College of Engineering Taxila was established in 1975. For three years it functioned at Sahiwal. In 1978 it was shifted to its permanent location at Taxila. The College continued its working under the administrative control of the University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore till October 1993. During this month it received its charter as an independent university under the University of Engineering and Technology Taxila Ordinance 1993. At present total enrollment of undergraduate and postgraduate students is above 2000. The University campus is located on the outskirts of Taxila at a distance of 5 km from the city. It is situated near railway station Mohra Shah Wali Shah on Taxila-Havelian branch line. The city of Taxila is 35 km from the twin cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi on the main Rawalpindi- Peshawar highway. The University buses commute daily between the campus and the cities of Islamabad, Rawalpindi and Wah Cantt. The campus covers an area of 163 acres. All the teaching departments, residential colony for teachers/ employees, student hostels, guesthouse, post office and bank are housed on campus. [5] UET Taxila History

Hostels

UET Taxila Hostels
UET Taxila Hostels
Limited hostel accommodation is available at campus for male students. The rooms in the hostels are allotted on the basis of academic merit. However, a casual student or a student involved in any act of misconduct, indiscipline, violation of rules or involvement in any political and objectionable activities, shall be ineligible for hostel accommodation. If the attendance of a student is short, his allotment shall be cancelled. He may apply for fresh allotment after the next semester if his attendance is up to the mark at that time. a: A student seeking accommodation in a University Hostel shall submit an application to the Senior Warden on the prescribed form. Allotment will be made by the Resident Tutors under the supervision of the Senior Warden. As far as possible international students shall be provided hostel accommodation. b: Students residing within the limits of Taxila, Wah Cantt., Rawalpindi and Islamabad shall not be provided hostel ccommodation, unless vacancies are available after accommodating students from outside the above limits. c: The types of accommodation presently available in the hostels are; (i) Cubicle (ii) Dormitory d: The order of preference for allotment of the accommodation shall be as follows: i. Final year students ii. Third year students iii. Second year students iv. First year students e: Within each of the categories mentioned in sub-rule (d) except categories d, the order of preference shall be as follows:- i. Students who have passed the next below regular semester examination, taken as a whole ii. Students who have failed in not more than three of the papers of the next below regular semester examination iii. Others [6] UET Taxila Hostels

Transport

UET Taxila Transport
UET Taxila Transport
Adequate transport facility is provided for students and the busses are plying between Rawalpindi, Islamabad, Hassanabdal, Wah Cantt. and the campus. this facility is, however, not obligation of the University and it can be reduced or terminated if the policy and /or the financial conditions so demand. (1) An individual traveling in the bus must respect the elders and be polite to all especially female students, women, children, old people, the weak and the helpless. (2) All the students must respect the teachers and others in authority in the university. (3) Cassette Player, singing songs, use of vulgar language, card playing, fooling, passing remarks using nick names and smoking, playing music on the mobiles, are prohibited. (4) Hanging with door of buses is prohibited. (5) Forcing driver/cleaner for undue delay, stoppage, changing routes is prohibited. (6) All individuals traveling in the bus must cooperate with the driver/cleaner. (7) For complaints / suggestions contact Chairman Transport/DSA. [7]UET Taxila Transport

Affiliated Institutes

Institutes affiliated with the University are
  • CASE - Center for Advanced Studies in Engineering, Sir Syed Memorial Building,19-Atatürk Avenue, G-5/1, Islamabad.
  • KICSIT - Dr. A. Q. Khan Institute of Computer Sciences and Information Technology, KRL Kahuta, Dist. Rawalpindi.
  • SS-CARE School of Engineering (SCSE) 
  • Swedish College of Engineering and Technology(Wah Cantt Campus)
  • Army Public College of Management and Sciences (APCOMS), Rawalpindi [8] Affiliated Institutes


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