Main Location: ST-13, Block 7, Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Abul Hasan Isphahani Road, Opposite Safari Park, 75300, Karachi, Pakistan.
ST-13, Block 7, Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Abul Hasan Isphahani Road, Opposite Safari Park, 75300, Karachi, Pakistan.
Phone: 34978274-5 ; 34994305 ; 34982476
Current Admission Openings: http://www.studentspool.com/6/category/usman%20institute%20of%20technology/1.html
UIT is a not-for-profit, distinguished academic institution. It prepares engineers and technologists who have the character and skills to serve the country’s requirements. UIT offers Engineering programs in Electronic Engineering, Computer Systems Engineering, Telecommunication Engineering and Industrial Electronics along with a four year BS in Computer Science. The Department of Computer Science is also launching four year degree programme in the areas of:
Telecommunication & Networking
Management & Information Systems &
Multimedia & Digital Arts
from Fall 2010.
In less than a decade, UIT has earned a name in the academic circles of the city and has produced over 1500 engineering and computer science graduates who have carried its good name in several corners of the world. Later in 2005, Master’s programme in Engineering and Computer Science were launched and 169 students have been awarded Master’s degree by Hamdard University. At the moment ME (Engineering) degree of Hamdard University are awarded in the following disciplines:
Communication & Signal Processing
Industrial Controls and Automation &
Computer Systems Engineering
Whereas MS is awarded in:
Computer Networks & Communication
Software Engineering &
Mobile Computing & Information Systems.
UIT is located at Abul Hasan Isphahani Road, opposite Safari Park Karachi. It is equipped with comfortable classrooms, modern labs and an up to date Library. UIT is supported by four Information Processing Centres having over 292 workstations. A Local Area Network is operational for resource sharing and efficient computing.
UIT has signed Memoranda of Understanding with Purdue University (USA) and with the University of Portsmouth (UK) for Faculty and students exchange programmes. The credits earned at UIT shall be counted towards the degree requirements of both institutions under conditions, thus reducing the cost of earning degrees at internationally recognized universities in America and Great Britain. The credits earned at UIT are normally accepted by all internationally recognized institutions.
Usman Institute of Technology started with 56 students in the first intake in January 1995. The present strength of Engineering students is 1074. 174 students are enrolled in Computer Science faculty in Fall 2009 for a four-year BS degree programme. Till December 2009, 1513 students have graduated and have been awarded Hamdard University Degrees.
The regular faculty consists of 46 teachers, many of them with educational qualifications from prestigious foreign universities and it is headed by Dr. Prof. Muhammad Waseem Akhtar, formerly Director, Institute of Space & Planetary Astrophysics (ISPA), University of Karachi & former Professor of Department of Physics, University of Karachi.
UIT is governed by an Executive Board, comprising distinguished members of the industrial, commercial and educational segment of the elite of the Province of Sind. Dr. (Prof.) Manzoor Ahmad, Ex-Vice Chancellor Hamdard University & Former Rector International Islamic University, Islamabad, is the life Chairman of the Executive Board.
UIT is following the norms of higher education set by the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan and is accredited to Pakistan Engineering Council. Several faculty members at UIT are engaged in research and are publishing their papers in prestigious journals both in Pakistan and abroad. Several passed out graduates of UIT students joined prestigious universities in USA, Canada, UK etc. Quite a few have returned to Pakistan and joined various organizations including UIT.