On 23rd Convocation of Sir Syed University of Engineering & Technology (SSUET), over 1200 degrees were distributed among the pass-outs of BS and MS programme. The ceremony was attended by a large number of educationists, scholars, dignitaries including faculty and students. Justice (retd) Haziq ul Khairi was the chief guest of the event held at Karachi Expo Centre. Former Governor Sindh, Lt Gen (retd) Moinuddin Haider, was conferred upon the honorary degree. Position holders were awarded with gold, silver and bronze medals. Addressing the graduates, Justice (retd) Haziq ul Khairi said, “Convocation is culmination of your tireless efforts with feeling of accomplishment in life. It is glorious occasion to cherish. It is a moment to rejoice an important landmark that gives recognition to the efforts, support and sacrifices of your parents, guardians, whether in the form of devotion of time and energy for your studies or financing studies or accumulation of responsibilities in your journey in pursuit of education”. The Chancellor Jawaid Anwar also shared his worthy words at event. He said “As nation we are into a status quo. We need to take inspiration from the Muslim scientists to move forward and to have a pace with developed nations. This is an era of Industrial Revolution. You have to play an effective role in the present situation.” He advised the graduates to become entrepreneurs and acquaint themselves with modern technology that would help them in making components.
With the introduction of three non-engineering courses, University is following modern system of education and undertaking R&D. Sir Syed University has undertaken full-fledged implementation of OBE system of education in engineering programmes. Sir Syed University initiated B.Sc. Engineering Technology Programme under the Sydney Accord. The programme stands approved by National Technology Programme NTC and Higher Education Commission HEC.