National University of Sciences and Technology, Rawalpindi, Pakistan
National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST) was established by the Government of Pakistan in 1991 for the promotion of higher scientific education in the country, especially in the field of sciences and technology, by providing stable and disciplined academic environment together with a need based research opportunities pertinent to our industrial requirements. NUST is the first model university established by the Ministry of Science and Technology like KAIST of Korea. The university was granted the Charter in 1993. Besides covering a wide variety of engineering disciplines, the horizon of NUST covers (but does not limit to) information technology, medical, management sciences and basic sciences.
The university is stipulated to produce engineers, doctors, scientists, IT experts and managers of a very high caliber, capable of developing indigenous technology to meet the growing demands of the new millennium. The National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST) aims to emerge as a comprehensive, residential institution responsive to technological change, dedicated to excellence, and committed to international educational perspective. A pioneer in delivering technical, educational and research needs of the country, NUST will continue to champion a tradition of distinguished teaching, research and service through evolving undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral level programmes of study in various engineering disciplines and other sciences, in collaboration with renowned universities and research institutes inside the country and abroad.
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The active research linkages of NUST with international universities of repute to ensure two-way flow of knowledge and to avoid stagnation are well known. Visits of eminent professors from reputed foreign universities of UK, USA, Australia, Japan, Singapore, China and Canada to NUST is a regular feature of immense significance. All of these eminent professors make a vital contribution in academic and research audit and delivering lectures to the students on the state-of-the-art technology. NUST endeavours to To develop into a Centre of Excellence for advanced scientific and technological education and research at a number of satellite centers, serving major stakeholders. It is providing training and consultancy services to the industry and other business organizations.
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