NED University has been one of the pioneer universities among higher educational institutes of Pakistan which has introduced community service course as mandatory in all undergraduates’ programmes since 2017. The basic philosophy is to inculcate following spirit among the students:
- To create a sense of social service, owing and contribution to communities around them.
- To creating bonding with the communities being served.
- To create enhanced social awareness and responsibility.
- To develop civic and social responsibility.
- Help to develop interpersonal, teamwork and leadership skills in students.
University’s community service programme covers both on and off campus activities. Some of them are highlighted below:
- Rehabilitation of Classrooms
- Books Management and Services at Abul Kalam Library
- Plantation and sustainability of green spaces
- Mosque management and services
- Creating Awareness for Traffic Rules in coordination with Traffic Police
- Books Management and Services at Public Sector Libraries
- Counselling and spending time with children in developing areas, orphanages, special children facilities
- Spending time with women at female old age homes
- End-to-end iftar managements for commuters
- End-to-end management of blood donation camps
- Cleaning of streets in various location of the City
- Teaching at schools of developing areas
- Helping and managing philanthropic activities
- Heat beat up drives
- Patient care in hospitals
- Creating awareness for mental and emotional wellbeing through dialogues and events
- Countering violent extremism during COVID-19 through dialogue and advocacy
To help build a sense of responsible citizenship among faculty and students, the Department of Economics and Finance organized the Ramadan Iftar and Rashan Drive this year.
Activity Summary Graph
The following graph depicts the course offerings and other recent activities carried out at NED University of Engineering and Technology both at undergraduate (UG) and postgraduate (PG), relevant to the requirements of sustainable development goal 1. A brief description of the same follows.
Following is the list of relevant courses currently being offered in different undergraduate programmes of the University. The credit hour detail of the same can be found in the University’s Undergraduate Prospectus, available at https://www.neduet.edu.pk/prospectus.
|1.||DS-104: Introduction to Sociology|
|2.||DS-131: Concept in Development Studies|
|3.||DS-162: Sociology of Development|
|4.||DS-201: Field Survey Methods-I|
|5.||DS-202: Theory and Practice of Development Work|
|6.||DS-203: Human Development|
|7.||DS-208: Participatory Development|
|8.||DS-209: Theory and Management of Organisations-I|
|9.||DS-210: Field Survey Methods-II|
|10.||DS-211: Development Economics|
|11.||DS-231: Theory and Practice in Development Work|
|12.||DS-246: Participatory Development|
|13.||DS-304: Urban Development|
|14.||DS-309: Linear Programming|
|15.||DS-316: Gender and Development|
|16.||DS-401: Development Studies Project|
|20.||EC-103: Macro Economics-I|
|22.||EC-204: Macro Economics-II|
|24.||EC-205: Development Economics|
|25.||EC-206: Economy of Pakistan|
|26.||EC-211: Principles of Economics|
|27.||EC-301: Political Economics|
|28.||EC-302: Mathematical Economics-I|
|30.||EC-304: Money and Banking|
|31.||EC-305: Comparative Economic System|
|32.||EC-306: Mathematical Economics-II|
|34.||EC-401: Public Finance|
|35.||EC-402: International Trade Theory|
|36.||EC-403: Applied Economics|
|37.||EC-404: Islamic Economics|
|39.||EC-406: Urban Economics|
|40.||EC-411: International Finance|
|41.||EC-412: Corporate Finance|
|42.||EC-413: Project Appraisal & Investment Analysis|
|43.||EC-417: Studies of Urban Economics|
|44.||FD-430: Food Engineering Project|
|46.||MG-499: Final Year Project|
Following is the list of relevant courses currently being offered in different postgraduate programmes of the University. The credit hour detail of the same can be found in the University’s Postgraduate Prospectus, available at https://www.neduet.edu.pk/prospectus.
|1.||AR-612: Methods in Urban Planning Research|
|2.||AR-615: Economic Development and Regional Planning|
|3.||AR-629: Advanced Urban Sociolog1|
|4.||CE-5011: Fundamentals of Law and Legal Structures|
|5.||EC-401: Principles of Economics|
|6.||EC-501: Microeconomic Theory1|
|7.||EL-402: Introduction to Mechatronics|
Following is the list of relevant Final Year Design Projects (FYDP) thesis carried out at undergraduate level in the University.
- Rising trend of domestic help in Karachi: Exploring the reasons and its impacts on socio spatial dimension.
- Design of concrete flexural members using bamboo reinforcement
- Design of low-cost residential housing units using lightly reinforced masonry
- Impact of microfinance on women entrepreneurs in Pakistan
- Impact of inflation on standard of living in Pakistan
- Design and fabrication of solar based oven for improved quality of bread.
- Utilization of domestic waste to energy/steam directly and via Refuse Derived Fuel (RDF) to fulfill industrial demand
- Design and development of See-beck coefficient measurement setup.
Following is the list of relevant thesis carried out at postgraduate level in the University.
- Poverty reduction through rural infrastructure development: Case study of Kech district Balochistan.
Externally Funded Research Projects
Following is the list of relevant research projects funded by external agencies, which are currently being carried out in the University.
- Community based inventorying of intangible cultural heritage in Tharparkar, Sindh.
- Security and threat intelligence platform for the capital market of Pakistan
- National center for cyber security
- Technology enabled performance monitoring and virtual digitization of CPEC infrastructure for sustainable maintenance decision making
- Weed detection and removal robot design for agriculture using artificial intelligence and computer vision
- Center of excellence project No. 65 - Multifaceted crop scouting using industry 4.0
- Smart IOT enabled ground bird farming
- Engineering soft skills training of final year (Bachelor of Engineering) students to meet employment challenges after graduation
- Disaster resilience improvement in Pakistan (DRIP)
- Energy finance outlook
- Solar testing
Events and Curricular Activities
A number of relevant activities are being carried out from time to time in the University, both by the departmental administrations and the students. Some significant activities are as follows.
- Exhibition for Flood Affectees organized by the Department of Textile Engineering
- To help build a sense of responsible citizenship among faculty and students, the Department of Economics and Finance organized the Ramadan Iftar and Rashan Drive this year.