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Year 2016

Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2016, California, USA


Abdul Wahab Malik from Department of Chemical Engineering was selected and represented GIKI in Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2016 Mr. Abdul Wahab, Lab Engineer at the Department of Chemical Engineering, was coordinating with third year students on a project named “Efficiency Enhancement of Water Heaters” supervised by Prof. Dr. Javaid Rabbani Khan and Dr. Roman Zaib Babar which was selected for representation at Stanford University Silicon Valley, California, USA. The project received enormous appreciation from the experts and investors from all over the world. Mr. Abdul Wahab took technical mentorship from Department of Chemical Engineering and business model / entrepreneurial mentorship from GIK Incubator. These mentorships and trainings helped Abdul Wahab present solutions to global problems on an international platform. Mr. Abdul Wahab was the only engineer representing Pakistan in global entrepreneurship summit which was held on June 22-24, 2016 in Silicon Valley, California, USA.        Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2016 is the 7th installment in a series of Entrepreneurship Summits previously hosted by the United States, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates, Malaysia, Morocco, and Kenya.  In bringing the Summit back to the United States, President Obama had highlighted his commitment to build bridges that help us tackle global challenges together.   GES 2016 was aimed to showcase inspiring entrepreneurs and investors from around the world creating new opportunities for investment, partnership, and collaboration; connect American entrepreneurs and investors with international counterparts to form lasting relationships; and highlight entrepreneurship as a means to address some of the most intractable global challenges. Hosting GES in Silicon Valley highlighted America’s entrepreneurial spirit and allow American investors and entrepreneurs to see the talent, solutions, and opportunities that exist globally. The summit was honored with the presence of US President Barrack Obama, his Cabinet, including Secretary of State, John Kerry and the Founders and CEOs of billion dollars companies like Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, Uber, Youtube, Airbnb and many more. GIK Institute congratulates Mr. Abdul Wahab on his achievements and we wish him all the best for his future endeavors. Moreover, GIK Incubator and different faculties are promoting more global entrepreneurial ideas.   ...
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26th July, 2016

Achievement of GIK Institute


Scientific Reports is an online open access scientific mega journal published by the Nature Publishing Group, covering all areas of the natural sciences. Dr. Muhammad Zahir Iqbal from Faculty of Engineering Sciences (FES) at GIK Institute alongwith his co-workers have recently published a paper in Nature Scientific Reports having impact factor 5.578, titled as“Interaction driven quantum Hall effect in artificially stacked graphene bilayers”, 24815, 6, 2016. Another of their publications titled as “Room temperature spin valve effect in NiFe/WS2/Co junctions”, 21038, 6, 2016  has the impact factor alongwith “Large-area, continuous and high electrical performances of bilayer to few layers MoS2 fabricated by RF sputtering via post-deposition annealing method”, (Just Accepted). ...
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18th July, 2016

KPK, FATA Scholarship 2016 Interviews


For Chief Minister KPK Scholarship2016 shortlisted candidates list click http://courses.giki.edu.pk/admissions2016/shortlisted_kpk.asp   For FATA Scholarship2016 shortlisted candidates list click http://courses.giki.edu.pk/admissions2016/shortlisted_fata.asp     ...
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15th July, 2016

Mevlana Exchange Program and Erasmus Mundus Scholarship


Mevlana Exchange Program, initiated by the Turkish Council of Higher Education (YÖK), aims to realize student and academic staff exchange between Turkish and international higher education institutions all over the world. The program entered into force with the legislation published in official journal no 28034 in 23 August 2011 and envisages collaboration with universities in all regions of the world. 2 postgraduate students of GIK Institute are selected for this Program and, will be going to Turkey for MS research. The Erasmus Mundus Scholarships, funded by the European Union, are exclusively awarded to students coming from both EU and non-EU countries that have been selected to attend one of the Erasmus Mundus Joint Programmes at Masters or Doctorate level. 2 postgraduate students Haleema and Hafsa  of GIK Institute won scholarship for 10 months in Italy under this Program and, will be going to Italy for MS research.   ...
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1st July, 2016

Undergraduate and Graduate Admissions 2016



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10th June, 2016

Twentieth Convocation - Live Webcast


The Twentieth Convocation - Live Webcast can be viewed here. The live webcast of the Twentieth Convocation will be available here on June 02, 2016 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm (Pakistan Standard Time).              This live webcast is brought to you by NETRONiX, in association with THE GIK WebTeam.        ...
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30th May, 2016

FEE student represent GIK at an International Conference


Final year students from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, GIK Institute Ms. Mahnoor Zafar and Ms. Maryam Khan presented their research articles on the 1st International Conference on Indigenous Resource Management Challenges & Opportunities 2016 held in University of Management Sciences and Information Technology Kotli, Azad Jammu & Kashmir on 14-15th April, 2016 . The motive of this conference was to explore opportunities to produce and use renewable energy efficiently. These two were the only Undergradate Students to represent an Institute at this level among other Ph.D. and Post Graduates. These research articles were assigned by Mr. M. Mehran Bashir (RA, FEE) to the students as a course project in Renewable Electrical Energy Systems (PE-444) Some of the selected abstracts published in conference proceedings are attached below. ...
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5th May, 2016

Business Start-Up Fair 2016


GIK Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology invites students (final year BS and recent graduates) from Universities all across the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to join us at the Business Start-Up Fair 2016. The purpose of this business launch competition is to give every student(s) from Khyber Pakhutnkhwa, with innovative business idea, a proper platform to showcase their idea and get a chance to utilize our resources to set sail on their entrepreneurial journey. The Incubator provides various valuable services to the participants, such as, rigorous entrepreneurial training and development, office space, computer and internet services, phone and fax facilities, a stipend of Rs. 25000/month, and guidance in locating venture capitalists. Final Year students of GIK Institute are also eligible to apply for this competition. Selection of participants is on absolute merit, i.e., feasibility of their business idea. Selected participants will be offered a place in GIK Institute’s The Incubator Program.   Dates to remember Proposal Submission: 13th May 2016. Event: 17th May 2016. For registration, visit: https://gikiincubator.typeform.com/to/TvKAiU ...
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5th May, 2016

Director International Affairs, Izmir University of Economics, Mr. Ertan Koyuncu visits GIK Institute


GIK Institute recently signed an Erasmus+ inter-institutional agreement with the Izmir University of Economics (IUE). GIK Institute is one of the four universities in Pakistan with which IUE has signed the agreement. IUE is amongst the six HEC recognized higher education institutions from Turkey. IEU has an enrollment of 7000+ students with 400+ academic staff. IEU has achieved the “ECTS Label” and “Diploma Supplement Label” awards by the European Commission. IEU has 8 faculties, 8 schools and 9 research centers including Faculty of Engineering and Computer Sciences, Faculty of Arts and Sciences and Faculty of Business. For further details please visit http://www.ieu.edu.tr/international/en The Director of International Affairs, IUE, Mr. Ertan Koyuncu visited GIK Institute on 14th April 2016. Rector GIK Institute, Mr. Jehangir Bashar hosted a dinner to welcome the honorable guest. Rector expressed his keen interest to establish academic and research linkages with leading Turkish universities. Mr. Ertan delivered a seminar on 15th April to the students, faculty and staff of the GIK Institute. In his seminar, Mr. Koyuncu mentioned that they have placed GIK Institute as a priority university for student and faculty exchange within Pakistan and hoped that IUE would get the desired funding from the European Union towards the end of this year. Mr. Ertan thanked Prof. Dr. Jameel-Un Nabi, Dean FES, who played the pivotal role in signing of this agreement. It is pertinent to mention that Prof. Dr. Jameel-Un Nabi played a key-role in signing of faculty and student exchange programs with five (05) leading institutions of Turkey.  Faculty and student mobility started last year. Mr. Ertan thanked the Rector Mr. Jehangir Bashar and the Pro-Rectors for the kind hospitality provided to him during his stay at GIK Institute.                                                                                                                                                                                             ...
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19th April, 2016

GIK Goes Green


The GIK Institute, keeping in mind the menace caused across the country by the ubiquitous plastic shopping bag, has decided to ban its use on campus. The ban took effect from 15 April, 2016. All the retail outlets on campus, including private, have been instructed to comply. Happily, the outlets have complied, by arranging bags made of biodegradable material, for which the Institute would like to express its appreciation. The Rector thanked the student community and all the employees for their cooperation with GIK in this small step taken by the Institute to contribute to the preservation of the environment. ...
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15th April, 2016

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