Pakistan Institute of Engineering and Applied Sciences (PIEAS) strives for excellence in teaching, research and application of research in order to support socio economic development and welfare of mankind. Established in year 2000, PIEAS was ranked to be No.1 engineering university of the country in the first ever ranking of Pakistani universities carried out by the Higher Education Commission (HEC) in year 2006. The institution has maintained its position as No. 1 engineering university in HEC’s second and third rankings organized in 2010 and 2013, respectively. In year 2014, Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) University Rankings declared PIEAS to be No. 1 University in Pakistan and at 106th position in Asia. This is the best ever position which any Pakistani university has won in QS Asian University Rankings, so far.
PIEAS offers MS/MPhil and Ph.D. studies in thirteen disciplines of engineering, medicine and applied sciences. It also offers BS degree programs in electrical and mechanical engineering. The university has 137 full-time faculty members, the majority of whom have Ph.D. degree from the reputed institutions of the developed countries. Excellent laboratories and computational facilities are available for training and research projects of the students. Majority of the students live in hostels at the campus, although commuting facilities are also available.
Performance of PIEAS graduates has been outstanding. Sixty-seven (67) graduates have already been decorated with Hilal-e-Imtiaz, Sitara-e-Imtiaz, Pride of Performance and Tamgha-e-Imtiaz for their outstanding contributions to national technical developments.
Admission to the degree programs at PIEAS is based on merit alone and there is no quota of any sort. In MS and Ph.D. degree programs, majority of the students can get scholarships / fellowships. The environment at PIEAS is informal and highly conducive for higher studies. After successful completion of studies, job is almost guaranteed. For students seeking excellence in higher education, PIEAS is really a paradise.
Last Updated: 13 December 2016