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history of b.tech in pakistan

Bachelor of Technology (Honors) degree in Pakistan is a four year undergraduate degree program, including supervised industrial training, Projects and intensive course studies. The prerequisite for this program is a three years Diploma of Associate Engineer in specific fields e.g. Electronics, Electrical, Mechanical and Civil Technology etc or two years F.Sc Pre-Engineering. B.Tech Honors four years degree awarded by almost 19 public and private sector Higher Education Commission - HEC accredited Universities and is considered at par and compatible with B.Sc.Engineering degree from other Engineering Institutions/Universities in Pakistan (Please refer to the HEC stating equivalence of B.Tech. Honors and B.Sc. Engineering degree. As per Majlis-e-Shoora (Parliament) amendment of Pakistan Engineering Council - PEC Act 1976 called PEC Amendment Act 2010; Pakistan engineering council will accredit and register B.Sc Engineering degree holders as registered engineers. The B.Tech graduates Associations all over the Pakistan are demanding from the Govt. of Pakistan to establish the new separate autonoumous Pakistan Technology Council - PTC to accredit and register the B.Tech degree programs as well as Technology universities/colleges. Internationally, the B.Tech Graduates are entitled as Engineering Technologists as equivalent to Engineers.

  • This program was Started in pakistan by ministry of education in1973 vide letter # D.O. No. 15-29/73-Tech. in this letter it is also mentioned that this program is equivalent to BE/BSc.

  • In 1983 PEC also said in their letter # PEC/4-P/QEC that they will considered B-Tech equivalent to BE/BSc.
  • In the 9th interprovincial ministers conference held at Quetta in 1986, decision was taken that the B-Tech is equivalent to BE/BSc.

    Supreme court take decision in suomotu review petition No. 52 of 1993 on dated 05-06-1995 and declared that B-Tech degree holder have equal rights as BE/BSc.

    F.S.T also declared B-Tech equivalent to BE, in its judgment on dated 07-05-1997.

    H.E.C. taken decision in its 39 meeting held on dated 12-02-1998 and declared that the B-Tech equivalent to BE/BSc.

    F.P.S.C. also declared B-Tech equivalent to BE/BSc. In its office order # F4-89/2002-R on dated 10-12-2002.