University of Engineering and Technology (UET) Lahore organized an Induction ceremony for newly enrolled students in undergraduate degree programmes at university’s Auditorium Complex. Vice Chancellor UET Prof. Dr. Syed Mansoor Sarwar was chief guest while more than 2500 students from UET Lahore and its constituent campuses attended the ceremony. Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Mansoor Sarwar welcomed the new students and said youth was the real asset to any country or nation and Pakistan had a significant share of the young workforce, which could be improved by providing education and coordinating it with modern needs.
He said that education created a skilled workforce which was backbone for economic development of a country. Only those nations which were aware of the importance of education as well as its training made progress. Focusing on higher education is the most important need of the hour for the country's economic development. The challenges faced globally could be resolved only through knowledge. Director Student Affairs Prof. Dr. Asif Ali Qaiser, in taking oath to the new students, explained the background of the university as well as the health and sports facilities available for students in the campus. He also shed light on the activities of various student societies and role of other offices.
Convener Admissions Committee Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ali Maud informed the students about the teaching and research facilities at the university. He also discussed marks criteria, GPA & CGPA, merit, Rules and Regulation of examination system, issues related to degree, Semester system and credit hours for each semester. He further said that foreign students are also studying in UET and various facilities were being provided at the same time to make them quality engineers. He hoped that after four years of education, the students would not hesitate to enlighten the nation. Registrar UET Muhammad Asif, Dean Faculty of Electrical Engineering Prof. Dr. Tahir Izhar, Senior Warden Dr. Muhammad Mushtaq, PRO Dr. Tanveer Qasim, Head of all departments, Professors and other faculty members were also present at this occasion.