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Facts and Figure


  • 1988 Establishment of SOPREST
  • 1989 Completion of Feasibility Report
  • 1990 Civil Work Started
  • 1993 First Batch of Students Inducted
  • 1997 First Batch Graduated
  • 2001 Graduate Program Started
  • 2003 First Batch of MS Graduates
  • 2004 Ten Year Anniversary Celebrated

Academic Staff

  • Faculty Members (PhDs) : 32
  • Research Associates : 22
  • Lab Engineers/ Computer Programmers : 27
  • Visiting Faculty : 12


Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of engineering sciences and technology was founded by late former President of Pakistan, Ghulam Ishaq Khan and many of his thoughtful friends to decrease the country’s dependence on foreign expertise in the fields of engineering and technology. Since then the institute has been the premier place for engineering and technical education in the country. The institute’s leading-edge research facilities and world class teaching talent ensure that the students will enjoy outstanding hands-on opportunities to complement the theories and design principles learned in the classroom.

Giki Aerial View The Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology (GIKI) is one of the most prestigious engineering institutes of Pakistan. GIKI is known the world over for setting a standard of excellence in the field of engineering. Over the years, the institute has produced bright, innovative graduates employed at some of the most respectable firms all over the world. The Institute aspires to be a center of excellence in engineering sciences and technology, which acts as an effective agent of change and a model for others to emulate. It is autonomous and independently chartered and is funded by the private sector. It strives to attract faculty of outstanding talent and ability to provide the students a supporting and enabling environment. It hopes to produce graduates who distinguish themselves by their professional competence, humanistic outlook and ethical rectitude, pragmatic approach to problem-solving, and organizational and managerial skills. Given these attributes, they should be able to respond adequately to the needs of Pakistan and be the vanguard of their techno-industrial transformation.

Beautiful Giki Apart from its outstanding academic programme, GIKI is also known for the versatility and vibrancy of its extra-curricular scenario. All of these activities are student-organized. At present, GIKI has more than 20 student societies. These organizations provide the students with various opportunities to indulge in their aesthetic interests and experience working in a professional environment. Moreover, these societies instill in their members the priceless qualities of teamwork and leadership.

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