Background: UET, Swat
Swat University of Engineering & Technology is an innovative initiative sponsored by Provincial Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to internationalize higher education and to produce highly skilled human resource to cope with contemporary challenges. Swat due to its beautiful scenic sites is titled “Switzerland of Pakistan” and is considered one of the most prominent tourist spot of the country. Govt of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has allocated PKR 7 billion ( Three years Project; 2020-2023) for the establishment of Swat Engineering University.
UET-S will offer BS, MS and PhD programs in different thematic areas namely Electrical Engineering, Mining, Materials and Metallurgy, Computer System engineering, Mechanical engineering, Oil/gas engineering and Bio Engineering. UET-W will develop campuses in the areas of Kabal, Barikot, Arkot and Kalam of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan.
The following programs will be offered at different satellite campuses:
- Electrical Engineering
- Computer system Engineering
- Institute of manufacturing
- Institute of Mining, Minerals and Metallurgy
- Food/Petroleum Engineering
- Civil Engineering
- Biomedical Engineering
- Hydro Power Engineering
- Summer camps/ trainings
UET-S will be a public university where 60 % of the budget requirements will be provided from Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa while 40 % will be generated indigenously at UET-S through teaching, research, consultancies and industrial collaboration. From teaching, it is expected that a total of minimum 102.5 Million PKR will be generated considering the fee structure of other public sector universities. The generated revenue will be enhanced along with the intake in upcoming years.