Mehran University of Engineering and Technology which is commonly referred from its acronym ‘MUET’ is a public research university which is situated in the city of Jomshoro in Sindh. Jomshoro is situated near the metropolitan city and industrial hub of Karachi.
Mehran University has an ideal and prime location from each perspective because it can be easily approached through three main districts of Pakistan, namely: Jomshoro, Hyderabad and Karachi.
It is one of the premium institutes of Karachi that offers STEM based education. The Higher Education Commission has ranked the university 6th in the engineering category of Pakistani Universities. The Pakistan Engineering Council not only accredits the engineering programs offered by the university but also places the university at the 5th rank of Pakistani Higher Education Institutions. The University has received ISO 9000 certification.
The University which is now well-recognized as Mehran University was previously known as Sind University Engineering College. Back then the University awarded degrees in affiliation with the Sindh University. The institute was granted charter of the ‘Engineering University ‘in the year 1973 and it was upgraded to the status of a full-fledge university under the name of “Mehran University of Engineering & Technology”. The Mehran University is currently an autonomous degree awarding institute that offers degrees in various disciplines.
The University has shown remarkable expansion and progress. The University which started off with only 450 students enrolled in its first batch now offers STEM based education to more than 7000 students. The University has one of the largest enrollment rates. There are more than 7500 students, about 6000 students are enrolled in the undergraduate programs, and 1000 are enrolled in the post graduate while about 70-80 students are enrolled in the doctoral study program. The University is also a member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities of the United Kingdom.
The chartered university offers numerous academic services and facilities to the students. The advanced and illustrious educational courses and worth praising academic services earn it rank among the top ten institutions of higher learning in Pakistan by the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan (HEC) as of 2013.
The educational and research programs at MUET target to foster and develop leadership skills in individuals. The academic and educational policies of the MUET are in compliance to international standards of higher educational. The undergraduate and graduate programs at MUET enable the students to make meaningful contributions in order to improve the quality of life. The teachers at MUET teach the students to apply class room theory and academic research in problem-solving and challenging situations.
The campus is well built to fulfill the educational, co-curricular and extra-curricular requirements of the pupil. The classrooms are well lit and cross ventilated. The libraries are well resourced and house thousands of books, researches, publications etc. Laboratories which are present on the campus are well-equipped with modern and latest gadgets and technologies students. The students are facilitated with common room, cafeterias, prayer rooms and masjids.