ICT Endowment Fund

The government of Pakistan has mandated that a certain percentage of gross revenue generated by all telecom service providers be allocated to development and research of information and communication technologies with the vision to transform Pakistan’s economy into a knowledge based economy by promoting efficient, sustainable and effective ICT initiatives through synergic development of industrial and academic resources.

ICTEFS-AID MUET

ICT Endowment Fund, with a capital amount of about Rs. 100.00 million has been allocated to Mehran University of Engineering and Technology, which is providing scholarships to Master and PhD students of IICT. In compliance to the perspectives of IT Policy, MUET has come forward to undertake R&D in the major fields of Information Technology & Telecommunication Sector for the sustainable development.

MUET

Mehran University of Engineering and Technology is a public sector university catering to the future engineering professionals. It was initially established as Engineering College in 1963. MUET offers undergraduate, post-graduate, and doctoral research programs in various fields. It ranks among the top 10 engineering universities of Pakistan. MUET is ISO certified university and member of Association of Commonwealth Universities of the United Kingdom.

Vision

Pakistan has witnessed a phenomenal growth in its telecom industry. The government of Pakistan has mandated that a certain percentage of gross revenue generated by all telecom service providers be allocated to development and research of information and communication technologies with the vision to transform Pakistan’s economy into a knowledge based economy by promoting efficient, sustainable and effective ICT initiatives through synergic development of industrial and academic resources. To achieve this vision Ignite (Formerly National ICT R&D Fund) has been created. This vision will be realized by pursuing the following goals:

Industry-Academia Partnership

Cultivate industry-academia partnership by funding concrete development and research initiatives.

Enhance Human Resource Development

Enhance the national ICT related human resource development capacity manifolds by facilitating industrial demand focused human resource capacity building and R&D capabilities in the country and promoting ICT related educational programs and activities.

Outsourced Jobs

Make Pakistan an attractive destination for service oriented and research and development related outsourced jobs.

Upward Mobility

Use ICT as a tool for wealth creation and upward mobility for economically challenged groups of citizens.

Spread Activities

Spread the ICT activities on a true national level.

Support

Supporting the less privileged and best students to bring them at par with the more fortunate ones.

Students

Mehran University of Engineering and Technology has transformed and evolved from undergraduate degree awarding institute to Research University in last 2 decades. MUET is committed to raise the research quality, in this context, MUET is fortunate to have wealth of resources of high quality faculty members and students for research and developments. As a research oriented university, we now have substantial population of postgraduate students.

News and Events

Read here about news, events, activities and meetings of ICTEFS-AID

ByAdmin Apr 27, 2018

A Constellation of foreign, Pakistani engineers, Professors participate in 5th IMTIC ’18

Technologies for future generations have helped engineers to develop professionalism: Dr. Uqaili Japanese Dr Hiroyuki talks about tec

ByAdmin Mar 18, 2018

IEEEP All Pakistan Students Seminar

Committed to raise research quality, emerging areas of eng & tech: Aslam Uqaili Higher Education Commission (HEC) is endeavoring for enha

ByAdmin Dec 13, 2017

DEW’17

MUET - DEW'17 held on Tuesday and Wednesday, Dec. 12-13, 2017 at Main Auditorium and Central Library. The event comprises of various projects fr

ByAdmin Oct 31, 2017

MUET Celebrates IEEE Day & 15 Years of HEC

The Department of Telecommunication Engineering, Mehran University of Engineering & Technology (MUET), Pakistan, in collaboration with IEEE