NED University completes its 100 years

NED University completes its 100 years

NED University completes its 100 years

Founded in 1921, NED University of Engineering and Technology completed its 100 years this year, making it one of Pakistan's oldest institutions for teaching and producing engineering graduates.

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The university's former name was the Prince of Wales Engineering College. As revealed by the NEDUET Vice-Chancellor, Prof Dr. Sarosh Hashmat Lodhi, the college's foundation stone was laid to mark the visit by the Prince of Wales in 1921.

"A British officer, Jackson, was the most dedicated person who used all possible resources to establish the college," Said Dr. Lodi

 It has more than 540 academics serving as lecturers and professors, of which 200 hold Ph.D. degrees, and the others are pursuing doctorate students.

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The university offers 34 undergraduate, over 50 masters, and 21 Ph.D. programs.

Before the partition, the institute was affiliated with Bombay University. After which, it landed under the jurisdiction of the Sindh government.

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