First Pakistani technical university to start admissions
First technical and vocational university of Pakistan to begin admissions in October this year. The University of Technical and Vocational Education (UTVE) is the first technical institute of the country.
The announcement was made by the chairman of Technical Education and Vocational Training Authority (TEVTA), Irfan Qaiser Sheikh while talking to six-member Tianjin University of Technical Education (TUTE) China delegation. The delegation was on visit of TEVTA to finalize the initiation of university.
Irfan Qaiser Sheikh said that the university will be functional from October of the following year as per instructions by the CM of Punjab Shahbaz Sharif.
Irfan elaborated that university will offer 6 to 9 degree programs and initially only 2200 students will get educated from the institute. The programs include BSc Electrical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Automobile, Information Technology, Architecture and Textile Designing.
The university will be located among TEVTA colleges situated at Township and Raiwind road as per Higher Education Commission (HEC) criteria.
The faculty members will be hired as per the given criteria of HEC, said by Irfan Qaiser Sheikh. The modern labs and curriculum will be setup in collaboration with TUTE’s master trainers.
The institute will provide opportunity to youth to get international standard technical and vocational education, Minister for Industries, Commerce, and Investment Sheikh Allaudin said.
UTVE will set as an great example of Pakistan China friendship, Vice president of TUTE Yan Bing said.
The consent for the establishment of institute was penned between two countries last month when CM Punjab was on his visit to China.