COAS Inaugurates National University of Technology, The ‘Univeristy For Industry’


The country’s rapidly expanding technological education sector has been enriched by the addition of National University of Technology (NUTECH), formally inaugurated by Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Wednesday.

The varsity rector, Lieutenant General (r) Khalid Asghar, briefed the army chief about academic activities underway at the university, its various initiatives and the facilities available. Praising the university’s progress, the army chief said the hard work of NUTECH management was evident in the successful launch of the university within a short span of two years. He encouraged the university to maintain the highest standards of education.

General Bajwa also appreciated the concept of NUTECH of being a “University for Industry”, according to the ISPR. The army chief assured full support to NUTECH in building its future main campus on the outskirts of Rawalpindi/ Islamabad that would help accommodate 30,000-50,000 students.

NUTECH was founded in 2018 and envisions to become a global university known for producing national and international industry leaders in the coming years. Among its distinguished features are the technology driven innovative teaching, learning and industrial research-based engineering education system, an internationally qualified faculty, a modern curriculum at par with top ranking technology universities and a focus on enhancing academia-industry linkages.

According to the varsity’s rector, “NUTECH learning systems promote technology based knowledge ecosystem to inspire the youth as promising entrepreneurs of tomorrow. We are poised to introduce technology creators, developers and managers for the industrial enterprises of today and tomorrow.”

The rector believes that joining NUTECH as a student was “like embarking on a journey of promising future yet sustainable in cherishing technological emblem. Team NUTECH is a scholarly enterprise imparting scholarly knowledge and nurturing versatility, confidence, leadership and uniqueness in diverse competing global technologies”.

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