BS Civil Engineering Technology

Background:

There are thousands of students who complete their 3-year diploma of associate engineer (DAE) in Civil, Electrical, Electronics, and Mechanical technologies from various polytechnic colleges and institutes across Pakistan. Most of them are unable to pursue their higher education in engineering universities because PEC allocates only 2% of seats to diploma holders at the time of admission in BS (Engineering) degrees. In the UCP, this number is 7. Many of these highly capable diploma holders apply for higher students in those institutions and universities which offer 4-year B. Tech, B. Tech (Hon), or BS (Tech) degrees in their specialization with hodgepodge curricula.
Similarly, there are large number of students with F.Sc (pre-eng.) / ICS who cannot afford high fee if they desire to take admission in Engineering discipline the engineering
As the UCP provides state-of-art technical education to such bright students in their BS (Engineering Technology) degree programs.

Introduction:

Engineers, technologists and technicians may work on the same project but they work in different capacities. Technologists interpret the draft and designs of engineers and act as a go-between between the engineers and the technicians i.e. the work crew. The following chart depicts the relationship between engineers and technologists from employability viewpoint (http://etic.ump.edu.my/files/slidekeynote2/etic-2015_slidekeynote_profbad.pdf), page 29.
The role of technologists is crucial; however, technology training and education has been remained unregulated till 2015 with numerous degree nomenclatures and syllabi.

HEC Recognized Degree

In 2015, HEC established National Technology Council (NTC) keeping in view the dire need of a standardized degree. NTC (http://www.ntc-hec.org.pk/) is a regulatory body for ensuring high quality teaching and training of technologists (through curricula), and carrying out accreditation of all 4-year programs in engineering technologies for students who desire higher education in technology from HEC / NTC recognized institution.
A 4-year degree, entitled, BS in engineering technology provides the bright students an opportunity to realize their dream as Technologists by advancing their higher education in technical fields. It is an internationally recognized degree, which is offered in all advanced countries like USA, Canada, Australia, UK, Malaysia, and many more. The NTC is applying for the membership of Sydney Accord (http://www.ieagreements.org/accords/sydney/). Sydney accord is global accreditation for engineering technologists of the signatory countries, whereas, Washington Accord is for global accreditation for engineers.

BS (Engineering Technology) Curriculam:

In order to standardize 4-year degree in engineering. technologies, NTC has given 4-year curricula for BS (Engineering Technology) in Civil, Electrical and Mechanical.  The following distinct features of the curricula are stated here for information;

  1. All programs have three years (6 semesters) of formal classroom education.
  2. In both 7th and 8th semesters (fourth year), a student registers 15 credit hours of “Supervised Industrial Training (15 credit hours)” and three credit hours of Project.
  3. In first three years, more emphasis has been put on lab work than theory classes. For example, during any semester of BS (Engineering), a student takes 15-16 credit hours of theory, and 2-3 credit hours of lab courses. However, in BS (Engineering Technology), a student takes 10-11 credit hours of theory and 5-7 credit hours of lab courses.
  4. In engineering programs, 1-credit lab means 3 hours of supervised lab work, whereas, in engineering technology curriculum, it is two hours of lab work.
  5. The program shall be structured based on Outcome Based Education (OBE) system.

Outline

Background

There are thousands of students who complete their 3-year diploma of associate engineer (DAE) in Civil, Electrical, Electronics, and Mechanical technologies from various polytechnic colleges and institutes across Pakistan. Most of them are unable to pursue their higher education in engineering universities because PEC allocates only 2% of seats to diploma holders at the time of admission in BS (Engineering) degrees. In the UCP, this number is 7. Many of these highly capable diploma holders apply for higher students in those institutions and universities which offer 4-year B. Tech, B. Tech (Hon), or BS (Tech) degrees in their specialization with hodgepodge curricula.
Similarly, there are large number of students with F.Sc (pre-eng.) / ICS who cannot afford high fee if they desire to take admission in Engineering discipline the engineering
As the UCP provides state-of-art technical education to such bright students in their BS (Engineering Technology) degree programs.

Engineers, technologists and technicians may work on the same project but they work in different capacities. Technologists interpret the draft and designs of engineers and act as a go-between between the engineers and the technicians i.e. the work crew. The following chart depicts the relationship between engineers and technologists from employability viewpoint (http://etic.ump.edu.my/files/slidekeynote2/etic-2015_slidekeynote_profbad.pdf), page 29.
The role of technologists is crucial; however, technology training and education has been remained unregulated till 2015 with numerous degree nomenclatures and syllabi.

In 2015, HEC established National Technology Council (NTC) keeping in view the dire need of a standardized degree. NTC (http://www.ntc-hec.org.pk/) is a regulatory body for ensuring high quality teaching and training of technologists (through curricula), and carrying out accreditation of all 4-year programs in engineering technologies for students who desire higher education in technology from HEC / NTC recognized institution.
A 4-year degree, entitled, BS in engineering technology provides the bright students an opportunity to realize their dream as Technologists by advancing their higher education in technical fields. It is an internationally recognized degree, which is offered in all advanced countries like USA, Canada, Australia, UK, Malaysia, and many more. The NTC is applying for the membership of Sydney Accord (http://www.ieagreements.org/accords/sydney/). Sydney accord is global accreditation for engineering technologists of the signatory countries, whereas, Washington Accord is for global accreditation for engineers.

In order to standardize 4-year degree in engineering. technologies, NTC has given 4-year curricula for BS (Engineering Technology) in Civil, Electrical and Mechanical.  The following distinct features of the curricula are stated here for information;

  1. All programs have three years (6 semesters) of formal classroom education.
  2. In both 7th and 8th semesters (fourth year), a student registers 15 credit hours of “Supervised Industrial Training (15 credit hours)” and three credit hours of Project.
  3. In first three years, more emphasis has been put on lab work than theory classes. For example, during any semester of BS (Engineering), a student takes 15-16 credit hours of theory, and 2-3 credit hours of lab courses. However, in BS (Engineering Technology), a student takes 10-11 credit hours of theory and 5-7 credit hours of lab courses.
  4. In engineering programs, 1-credit lab means 3 hours of supervised lab work, whereas, in engineering technology curriculum, it is two hours of lab work.
  5. The program shall be structured based on Outcome Based Education (OBE) system.

Road Map

  • Year 1, Semester 1


    S.No. Subject Cr. Hrs
  • 1CS113 Applied Mathematics-I3
  • 2CS124 Computer Applications1 2
  • 3CH114 English Language Skills2 1
  • 4CT114 Civil Engineering Drawing1 3
  • 5CH121 Islamic Studies and Pakistan Studies2
  • Total10 5 (15)
  • Year 1, Semester 2


    S.No. Subject Cr. Hrs
  • 1CT124 Concrete Technology2 2
  • 2CT134 Surveying2 2
  • 3CT144 Applied Mechanics2 2
  • 4CT154 Materials and Methods of Construction2 2
  • Total8 8 (16)

  • Year 2, Semester 3


    S.No. Subject Cr. Hrs
  • 1CS213 Applied Mathematics-II3
  • 2CT214 Quantity Surveying and Contract Documents1 2
  • 3CT224 Soil Mechanics2 2
  • 4CT234 Fluid Mechanics2 2
  • 5CT244 Mechanics of solids2 2
  • Total10 8 (18)
  • Year 2, Semester 4


    S.No. Subject Cr. Hrs
  • 1CT254 Transportation Engineering2 2
  • 2CT264 Water Supply and Waste Water Management2 2
  • 3CM214 Environmental Management2 2
  • 4CT273 Theory of Structures2 1
  • 5CM221 Occupational Health and Safety Management1
  • 6CH212 Technical Communication skills2
  • Total11 7 (18)

  • Year 3, Semester 5


    S.No. Subject Cr. Hrs
  • 1CT314 Hydrology2 2
  • 2CT324 Reinforced Concrete Structures2 2
  • 3CT333 Construction and Hydraulic Machinery2 1
  • 4CT344 Computer Aided Building Modeling and Design1 3
  • Total7 8 (15)
  • Year 3, Semester 6


    S.No. Subject Cr. Hrs
  • 1CT353 Foundations Engineering2 1
  • 2CT363 Pre-stressed and Precast Concrete2 1
  • 3CT373 Geology and Earthquake Engineering2 1
  • 4CT383 Irrigation and Hydraulic Structures2 1
  • 5CT393 Steel Structures2 1
  • 6CM313 Project Management2 1
  • Total12 6 (18)

  • Year 4, Semester 7


    S.No. Subject Cr. Hrs
  • 1CT41X Professional Supervised Field Training.0 15
  • 2CT3103 Project0 2
  • Total0 15 (17)
  • Year 4, Semester 8


    S.No. Subject Cr. Hrs
  • 1CT41X Professional Supervised Field Training.0 15
  • 2CT3103 Project0 2
  • Total0 17 (17)

Admission Criteria

Prospects

Fee Structure

B.Sc. Civil Engineering Technology (4 yrs, 8 semesters)

  • Courses Cr. Hrs. Fee per course Admission Fee Total Fee 1st Semester
  • 3513717,00025,0006,11,5001,10,000

Disclaimer

The above-mentioned fee structure is for illustration purpose only. UCP reserves the rights to make changes in the Fee Structure whenever deemed necessary or appropriate.
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