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:

On Campus Services
  • Rehabilitation of Classrooms
  • Books Management and Services at Abul Kalam Library
  • Plantation and sustainability of green spaces
  • Mosque management and services
Off Campus 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 2. A brief description of the same follows.

Undergraduate Courses

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

1. DS-203: Human Development
2. DS-307: Agricultural Development
3. DS-309: Linear Programming
4. FD-104: Introduction to Food Engineering
5. FD-105: Food Engineering Principles
6. FD-203: Food Chemistry
7. FD-204: Food Biochemistry
8. FD-206: Food Enzymology
9. FD-207: Food Chemistry
10. FD-208: Food Biochemistry
11. FD-301: Unit Operations in Food Engineering-I
12. FD-308: Unit Operations in Food Engineering-II
13. FD-404: Sugar and Confectionary
14. FD-406: Process Control in Food Industry
15. FD-410: Food Processing
16. FD-412: Dairy Processing
17. FD-417: Oil and Fats Processing
18. FD-430: Food Engineering Project
19. MG-499: Final Year Project

Postgraduate Courses

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

1. AR-612: Methods in Urban Planning Research
2. CE-536: Soil Stabilisation
3. CE-577: Irrigation S1stem Design and Management
4. EC-401: Principles of Economics

Undergraduate projects

Following is the list of relevant Final Year Design Projects (FYDP) thesis carried out at undergraduate level in the University.

  • Development of portable domestic, wastewater treatment plant for recycling
  • Green rooftops using hydroponics and recycled water
  • Pilot scale production of soil conditioner through bio-chemical treatment of food waste.
  • Research and marketing strategies for the relaunch of chicky meal
  • Design and fabrication of UV treatment unit for shelf life extension of fruits (apples and oranges).
  • Design and fabrication of solar based oven for improved quality of bread.\
  • Experimental and numerical study of performance enhancement of parabolic trough system
  • Food-365

Postgraduate Projects

Following is the list of relevant thesis carried out at postgraduate level in the University.

  • Water-energy and food security nexus of Pakistan under climate change scenario

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
  • 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
  • Collection and analysis of malnutrition facts in Tharparkar using machine learning
  • Monitoring and prediction of cows’ health in dairy farms

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.

  • Industrial Visit to Matco Foods