Chairperson's Message
BS Civil Engineering

Sir Syed University of Engineering
and Technology

Chairperson Message

As-Salaam o alaikum,

On behalf of faculty, staff and students, I would like to welcome you to the Civil Engineering Department, Sir Syed University of Engineering & Technology (SSUET), Karachi.

Civil Engineering Department is one of the main stream departments of SSUET. The department was established in 1996 almost 23 years ago. Since its inception, the department has flourished and has been producing world class high quality graduates who have excelled and met the local and regional demand of Civil Engineers.

Civil Engineering is concerned with the development of several basic infrastructure of modern living such as; buildings, roads, bridges, railways, dams, canals, ports and factories, as well as essential services of water supply, sewerage and power stations. Civil Engineering is a profession that has wide scope where graduates can be employed with civil contractors in public and private sector for the construction of buildings, roads, etc. or with consultants in planning and design of a variety of projects with employment in government departments and private firms.

The courses of study have been designed with an objective to carve out the talent into young professionals as Civil Engineers to meet the challenges of modern construction practices and be able to embark on advanced learning in the related disciplines.

The Civil Engineering Department is equipped with the state of the art laboratories which not only provide extensive teaching and research facilities but they are also benefiting the construction industry.

Civil Engineering Department has now adopted Outcome Based Education (OBE) system under the Washington Accord Signed by PEC with statutory bodies of other countries. OBE is a student centered approach that focuses on what student has learned gained knowledge and skills and is groomed to be able to apply the knowledge in professional field.

Civil Engineering Department is also endeavoring to address global issues such as; climate change, poverty alleviation, natural and manmade disaster, environment protection, water conservation, etc.

It is rightfully said that Civil Engineering is the mother of Engineering. A Civil Engineer is a profound engineer and with good interpersonal and entrepreneurial skills can be a very successful professional.

These qualities make our department a choice for student to begin their career in Civil Engineering. I invite you to explore our website for a closer look at our programs R&D, Faculty details and other relevant information.

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