GIK Institute signs Letter of Collaboration (LoC) with UTM
GIK Institute has signed Letter of Collaboration (LoC) with Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) with the objective of strengthening their mutual cooperation as well as striving for the promotion of mutual exchanges – reciprocal exchange and visits by academic staff and students for research, teaching.
23rd January, 2017
Internet Bandwidth Enhanced Across GIK
With the current Internet access available across the campus in Faculties, undergraduate and post graduate Hostels including several outdoor Wi-Fi bullet routers stretching over vast open campus area, the GIK Internet is now set to a new enhanced bandwidth of 233Mpbs.
The purpose of this high speed Internet access is to provide communication infrastructure to the students and faculty members to meet their networking, education and research requirements. The network has evolved significantly and is providing valuable services, like high-speed Internet and intranet, audio/video conferencing, and access to digital library resources.
The enhancement is a result of increase in PERN (Pakistan Education Research Network) bandwidth from 96Mpbs to 120Mpbs. This bandwidth is in addition to the 70Mbps PTCL bandwidth and 43Mbps DSL bandwidth already available to faculty and students.
The increased bandwidth can be accessed by students at any one of the below Proxy Settings:
1) 60Mbps Bandwidth
Proxy Server: 192.168.100.13
2) 64 Mbps Bandwidth
Proxy Server: 192.168.100.113
Port: 8080 ...
23rd January, 2017
President of Pakistan visits GIK
President Mamnoon Hussain, who is also the Chancellor of GIK Institute, visited the Institute on 15th December, 2016. Addressing students, he said that the industrial and technological revolution would create several opportunities in the country and it was time to equip the youth with new advancements in these sectors and enable them to grab these opportunities. The President stressed on comprehensive planning for promotion of professional and technical education to ascertain and meet the demands emerging in near future in different sectors, adding that the educational institutes had a great responsibility to show in this regard. “It is my dream that out institutes get world fame by promoting research work and quality education and the students from across the world wish to come to Pakistan to get their higher education” he said and added that GIK and some other institutes had the potential to gain excellence in the world.
29th December, 2016
Seminar on Solar PV by MAVETECH
It was a one-day seminar, conducted on December 12th, 2016. The seminar was conducted in collaboration with Mavetech Pvt. Ltd. Mavetech makes solar energy easy and offers a myriad of services and solutions, from design, material sourcing, installation, commissioning, testing and training. Mr. Jahanzaib Tariq from Mavetech delivered the lectures. Dr. Tahseen Amin Qasuria from Faculty of Engineering Sciences assisted in the organization of the workshop.
The seminar was held in the MLH of Faculty of Engineering Sciences. This seminar was intended especially for final year students of Faculty of Engineering Sciences, Electronics Engineering and Material Science Engineering. This seminar also included an exam for the participants conducted by Mavetech. The students who secured the top three positions in the exam were offered internship positions at Mavetech. Moreover, Mavetech also offered fully funded final year projects related to solar energy to the shortlisted final year students of GIKI.
The participants took great interest in the lectures given by Mr. Jahanzaib which was reflected by the Q/A session at the end of the seminar. The overall response of the participants was quite excellent. Some snaps from the seminar and the summary of evaluation are as follows:
To summarize, the response of the student about this seminar was quite overwhelming. One of the participating students submitted the following comment: “Explored a new side of electronics engineering“. Many other students were encouraged by this seminar to take up and work on solar energy related problems as their Final Year Project. The students were thankful to Prof. Dr. Jameel-un-Nabi and Faculty of Engineering Sciences for arranging such a productive seminar. ...
29th December, 2016
National Design, Build and Fly Competition (DBFC-12)
We are pleased to inform you that GIK Institute of Engineering Sciences & Technology (GIK) is holding the 12th National Design, Build and Fly Competition (DBFC-12) scheduled on 8-9 April 2017; after the success of earlier eleven Design, Build and Fly Competitions, held in GIKI in 2006-2016. DBFC is a nationwide competition, organized by the GIK Institute in collaboration with STEM Careers Prgramme, a joint Venture of HEC & PIEAS.
Please see attached documents for more details. ...
22nd December, 2016
Workshop “Foundation of Success” at FES
A two-day workshop on “Foundation of Success” was conducted on December 09th and 10th, 2016. The resource person of the workshop was Dr. Gazan Bozai (CEO, SSDII USA). The aim of the workshop was to bring awareness in the participants about how to be successful in life. The workshop was organized by Dean FES, Prof. Dr. Jameel-Un Nabi. Ms. Sumaira Siddique and Engr. Bilal Ahmad assisted.
The work shop was arranged in the conference room of Faculty of Engineering Sciences. The response from students to participate was overwhelming but due to space consideration, only 19 students (graduate and undergraduate) were selected. The students were selected from all faculties.
Dr. Bozai thoroughly explained the purpose and importance of the workshop as this sort of workshops are usually not conducted in engineering institutes. Dr. Bozai organized different set of activities on the first day like online self-assessment and video sessions. On the second day Dr. Bozai discussed the self-assessment reports with students as well as discussed with participants their mission statements and how to bring about the best out of themselves and workout on their weaknesses.
The student’s response was quite excellent after attending this workshop. The summary of evaluation about the workshop is attached with this report.
To sum it all the student response was quite overwhelming and impressive about the workshop as one student wrote “An eye opener for me. I am able to analyze and improve myself.” Another student wrote “It is a good workshop and I think it should be arranged at a large scale so more students may benefit from it”. Also the students were thankful to Prof. Dr. Jameel-un-Nabi and Faculty of Engineering Sciences for arranging such a productive activity.
22nd December, 2016
AIESEC in GIKI bags a National Award at NYDS’16
Students of AIESEC in GIKI along with Agha Faran Ali (Batch 25), member of AIESEC in GIKI, won the only national award of Best Delegation and the Honorary Best Delegate award at the National Youth and Development Seminar (NYDS) hosted by AIESEC in Pakistan on 24th Nov, 2016.
The acceptance ratio of AIESEC is 8% from the whole of Pakistan, and it hosts 4 major conferences each year, out of which NYDS is among the largest. NYDS is a 4 day conference with more than 450 delegates from 50+ universities all across Pakistan with addition to 7 international facilitators. Multiple sessions are held by partners, the alumni, corporate heads and foreign chairs; all aimed to ensure professional outreach, skill building, personal development and national networking of the delegates.
The biggest aim of this conference is to make a leader out of every delegate in attendance and to provide them with the necessary opportunities to utilize those skills professionally. “I am extremely proud of our delegation,” says Hamza Azhar, President of AIESEC in GIKI. “The significance of this win cannot be underestimated since among the top universities of Pakistan, GIKI had triumphed at this conference and really set a positive impact on every person at the conference. My tenure at AIESEC and time in GIKI are coming to an end and this achievement has been a significant accolade for me and GIKI”
AIESEC International is the world's largest youth-run organization. Focused on providing a platform for youth leadership development, AIESEC offers young people the opportunity to be global citizens, to change the world, and to gain and polish management and leadership skills. Present in over 113 countries and territories and with over 86,000 members, AIESEC strives to promote peace through cultural exchange and diversity. AIESEC has sought to create more and more meaningful journeys for young people to propel them into a global understanding and equip them with useful skills. AIESEC in GIKI is one of the local entities of AIESEC Pakistan. AIESEC’s main product is cross cultural exchange which benefits thousands of students every year.
14th December, 2016
GIK Institute signs MoU with Bozok University, Turkey under Mevlana Exchange Programme Protocol
Bozok University is one of the top tier universities in Turkey. The university consists of 8 Faculties, 3 Institutes, 6 Higher Vocational Schools, 5 schools, 1 research & application hospital and 7 other research centers. For detailed information, please visit the website:
The GIK Institute signed Mevlana Exchange Programme Protocol with Bozok University Turkey on 24th November 2016 to promote student and faculty exchange between the partner institutions. Student exchange of 4 months and faculty exchange of 2 weeks are possible under the signed agreement. Faculty of Electrical Engineering & Electronics, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Computer Engineering and students from Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry are eligible to apply for this exchange program.
The Mevlana Exchange Programme Protocol was the result of a recent visit of Dean FES and Official Coordinator of Mevlana Program, Prof. Dr. Jameel-Un Nabi, to Bozok University Turkey, in order to foster international research linkages between the two universities. ...
28th November, 2016
Ericsson ICT Professional Foundation Program promotes youth development in GIK Institute
ERICSSON ICT PROFESSIONAL foundation PROGRAM PROMOTES YOUTH DEVELOPMENT IN THE MIDDLE EAST, Pakistan and GIK Institute
· Ericsson expands its university program to support building diverse local talent throughout the Middle East for the second year in a row, together with universities across 15 countries
· Ericsson’s ICT Professional Foundation Program targets large groups of students from across the region, to help the maximum number benefit from an opportunity to seamlessly transition from academia to the ICT industry
The program, which first started in 2015, now covers 15 countries across the Middle East and is a gateway for students in the region to explore opportunities in the ICT industry.
The two-month course aims to bridge the gap between academia and the ICT industry for students looking to join companies like Ericsson. The online nature of the course enables Ericsson to target a large group of students at once, and is efficient in terms of cost and logistics. The course supports building a great pipeline of candidates for internship and graduate programs.
In Pakistan Ericsson has cooperated with the Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering, the Lahore University of Management Sciences and the University of Engineering & Technology for the initiative.
Jehangir Bashir, Rector, GIK Institute of Engineering Sciences & Technology said: “As we look forward to a brighter future in Pakistan, we see Ericsson’s ICT Professional Foundation Program as an investment in that future. Educating our youth, using global best-practice technologies, will empower our youth to participate in the digital world on a much more even playing field with our counterparts in the region."
Rafiah Ibrahim, Ericsson’s Head of Region Middle East and East Africa says: “Ericsson is honored to cooperate with top universities across the region to launch the ICT Professional Foundation Program. We aim to prepare the ambitious young students by inspiring them and cultivating their capabilities helping them grow into outstanding professionals and lead in the Networked Society of the future."
Girish Johar, Head of Human Resources, Ericsson Middle East added: “We completed the first successful year of the ICT professional program with about 450 students. We are excited to commence the second phase, confident in the value that the program will bring for youth interested in the ICT industry. Like last year, diversity will remain a focus, so we broaden the talent pool for the ICT industry in the region.” ...
16th November, 2016
GIK Institute signs MoU with Iskenderun Technical University, Turkey under Mevlana Exchange Programme Protocol
The GIK Institute signed Mevlana Exchange Programme Protocol with Iskenderun Technical University Turkey on 8th November 2016 to promote student and faculty exchange between the partner institutions. Student exchange ranging from 4-10 months and faculty exchange of 1 week are possible under the signed agreement. Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Electronics, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Faculty of Computer Engineering are eligible to apply for this exchange program.
The Mevlana Exchange Programme Protocol was the result of a recent visit of Dean FES, Prof. Dr. Jameel-Un Nabi to Iskenderun Technical University Turkey in order to foster international research linkages between the two universities.
Iskenderun Technical University Turkey consists of 8 Faculties, 3 Colleges, 1 State Conservatory, 7 Institutes and 5 Higher Vocational Schools, and 13.686 students are currently studying in these units. For detailed information, please visit the website: www.iste.edu.tr.
11th November, 2016