Government College University Faisalabad

Department of Electrical Engineering and Technology (Engineering Section)

First Floor, Iqbal Block, New Campus
(041) 9203009

Scheme of Studies

Department of Electrical Engineering and Technology - Engineering Section

Programs Offered

  1. BS Electrical Engineering
  2. MS Electrical Engineering
  3. PhD Electrical Engineering

Electrical Engineering from PEC (Pakistan Engineering Council) Accreditation Status

All graduated engineering batches from 2008 till 2022 are accredited from Pakistan Engineering Council. BSc. Electrical (Telecommunication) Engineering batch 2018-22 has been re-accredited at OBE level-II.


Our mission is to prepare individuals capable of responding to the rapidly changing field of Electrical Engineering. It is imperative that our students develop the necessary intellectual abilities, social tolerance, technical, entrepreneurial and leadership skills alongside moral and ethical values to successfully grasp this change for a prosperous future. The department meets this challenge through implementation of a dynamic and versatile Outcome Based Engineering Education System.


The Department of Electrical Engineering and Technology, since its formulation in 2004, has been imparting quality knowledge and skills of Electrical Engineering and Technology to its undergraduate students. Over the years, the department has gradually been evolving into its current state with advanced teaching methods, modern laboratory facilities, highly qualified faculty including PhDs, and an efficient administrative/organizational setup. These advancements have resulted in the successful launch of MS and PhD programs in fall 2019. The department has been structured to have an Engineering section and a Technology section at the undergraduate level, in addition to the postgraduate programs.

The adoption of Outcome Based Education (OBE) has been a major step forward for engineering education in Pakistan. Since the accreditation of the Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC) with the Washington Accord, this system has transformed our education system from conventional input-based systems to an internationally accepted OBE system. This allows all stakeholders of the education system to contribute to the development of the engineering curricula. Based on the recommendation of PEC and in line with the university’s mission and vision, the Department of Electrical Engineering and Technology, GCUF is adopting this system with effect from spring 2019. Another milestone achieved by the department is the re-accreditation of the BS Electrical Engineering program (intake batch 2018-2022) at OBE level-II.

To fully implement the OBE system in Department of Electrical Engineering and Technology to incorporate stakeholders into the system, the department has established a Placement Bureau/ Industrial Liaison Office and an Industrial Advisory board. The Placement Bureau/ Industrial Liaison Office maintains close collaboration with the industry and facilitates internship/job placement of the students/graduates and also organizes industrial visits to bridge the gap between theory and practice. The Industrial Advisory Board, comprising representatives from power and telecom sectors including Faisalabad Chamber of Commerce& Industry (FCCI), advises the department on strengthening industry academia linkages and curriculum revisions in line with industrial needs

Program Educational Objectives

In line with OBE system guidelines, university’s vision, mission and industrial needs, the Program Educational Objectives (PEOs) have been developed by the department of electrical engineering and technology for BS Electrical Engineering program.

BS Electrical Engineering
Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)


Apply Engineering Knowledge to resolve the technical problems of the society.


Enhance the intellectual and analytical abilities in taking initiative to developing innovative ideas for technological and professional growth in the field of Electrical Engineering.


Work effectively as a team member or lead multidisciplinary teams while demonstrating the interpersonal, entrepreneurial and management skills alongside ethical responsibilities.

Program Learning Outcomes

Additionally, there are twelve graduate attributes which have been defined by the PEC. These graduate attributes known as Program Learning Outcomes (PLOs) must be attained by the graduate students and serve as the integral part of OBE. These PLOs are attained by students through direct assessment of respective Course learning outcomes of Electrical Engineering curriculum. Additionally, Indirect assessment of PLOs is carried out by means of stakeholder’s feedback. The PEC provided graduate attributes adopted as PLOs of BS Electrical Engineering program are as follows:


BS Electrical Engineering
Program Learning Outcomes (PLOs)


Engineering Knowledge: An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals and an engineering specialization to the solution of complex engineering problems.


Problem Analysis: An ability to identify, formulate, research literature, and analyze complex engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusions using first principles of mathematics, natural sciences and engineering sciences.


Design/Development of Solutions: An ability to design solutions for complex engineering problems and design systems, components or processes that meet specified needs with appropriate consideration for public health and safety, cultural, societal, and environmental considerations.


Investigation: An ability to investigate complex engineering problems in a methodical way including literature survey, design and conduct of experiments, analysis and interpretation of experimental data, and synthesis of information to derive valid conclusions.


Modern Tool Usage: An ability to create, select and apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern engineering and IT tools, including prediction and modeling, to complex engineering activities, with an understanding of the limitations.


The Engineer and Society: An ability to apply reasoning informed by contextual knowledge to assess societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to professional engineering practice and solution to complex engineering problems.


Environment and Sustainability: An ability to understand the impact of professional engineering solutions in societal and environmental contexts and demonstrate knowledge of and need for sustainable development.


Ethics: Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of engineering practice.


Individual and Team Work: An ability to work effectively, as an individual or in a team, on multifaceted and /or multidisciplinary settings.


Communication: An ability to communicate effectively, orally as well as in writing, on complex engineering activities with the engineering community and with society at large, such as being able to comprehend and write effective reports and design documentation, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear instructions.


Project Management: An ability to demonstrate management skills and apply engineering principles to one’s own work, as a member and/or leader in a team, to manage projects in a multidisciplinary environment.


Lifelong Learning: An ability to recognize importance of, and pursue lifelong learning in the broader context of innovation and technological developments.

Departmental Laboratory

  • E-Lab-01 Communication and Signal Processing Lab
  • E-Lab-02 Electronics and Circuit Design Lab
  • E-Lab-03 Control and Automation Lab
  • E-Lab-04 Power Electronics Lab
  • E-Lab-05 Electrical Machines and Power Systems Lab
  • E-Lab-06 Microwave and Antenna Lab
  • E-Lab-07 Embedded Systems and IoT Lab
  • E-Lab-08 Computer Networks and Optical Communication Lab
  • E-Lab-09 Final Year Project (FYP) Lab
  • E-Lab-10 Research and Development (R&D) Lab
  • E-Lab-11 Computer Lab

Library Facilities

  • Over 7931 books under 1518 titles
  • Including over 3872 books in book bank under 147 titles
  • Availability of latest Journals and Magazines
  • Access to IEEE Digital Xplore library and resources
  • Achievements of the Electrical Engineering Department

    1. BSc. Electrical (Telecommunication) Engineering batch 2018-22 has been re-accredited for Level-II by PEC
    2. MS and PhD programs have been started from fall 2019.
    3. Successful Change of nomenclature of BSc. Electrical (Telecommunication) Engineering to BS Electrical Engineering.
    4. Outcome based Education (OBE) system has been implemented.
    5. Got twice the award of IEEE Best Student Branch.
    6. Got IEEE Best Women in Engineering Award.
    7. Organizing National Level event “IEEE Lahore congress 2018”.
    8. Organizing mega event “Tech Fair 2013 and 2014”.
    9. CPD activities on regular basis.

    Admission Criteria

    1. BS Electrical Engineering
      1. Open competition will be allowed amongst the F.Sc/A-Level and relevant DAE holders (Electrical, Electronics, Telecommunication, Instrumentation) for admission to BS Electrical Engineering program as per Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC) regulations.
      2. The candidates with at least 60% marks in F.Sc Pre Engineering (or Pre-Medical with additional subject of Mathematics)/A-Levels/DAE (Electrical, Electronics, Telecommunication, Instrumentation) as per requirement of PEC are eligible to apply for admission to BS Electrical Engineering.
      3. Entry Test (i.e. UET Lahore Entry Test for Punjab region) with at least 33% marks is compulsory for admission to BS Electrical Engineering as per requirement of PEC guidelines.
      4. The formula for merit calculation of BS Electrical Engineering Programme is as follows:
        • F.Sc/ DAE/A-level: 50% weightage.
        • Entry Test (UET Lahore): 33% weightage.
        • Matric/O-level: 17% weightage
      5. Admission will be granted provisionally subject to verification of the certificates of the candidates from the relevant Secondary Board. Equivalence certificate is required from IBCC Islamabad/Lahore (where applicable).


      • For admissions of A-level candidates, students should have at least a “C” grade in Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry.
      • In case of foreign qualification, letter grade will be converted to marks by Inter Board Committee of Chairmen (IBCC) formula. IBCC equivalent certificate is required to be submitted as per admission policy. Number of Seats: 80 (Including all quotas).
      • Bench fee (Self-finance) and Sports quotas are not applicable for admission in BS Electrical Engineering.
      • All other admission regulations will be as per university rules.
    2. MS Electrical Engineering
      1. The Candidates must have passed 4-year BSc Electrical/ Electronic/ Telecommunication engineering or equivalent degree in the relevant field from HEC recognized institute with at least 60% marks (under annual system) or 2.5 CGPA (under semester system) for admission.
      2. For admission in MS GAT type departmental test with minimum 60% marks or NTS, GAT general test with minimum 50% marks is mandatory.
      3. Pakistan Engineering Council registration in BSc engineering is mandatory for the admission.
    3. PhD Electrical Engineering
      1. The Candidates must have passed MSc/MS/ME Electrical/Electronic/ Telecommunication engineering degree with minimum CGPA 3.00/4.00 (under semester system) or 1st Division (under annual system) or equivalent degree in the relevant field from HEC recognized institute.
      2. For admission in Ph.D. program departmental subject test with minimum 70% marks or GAT subject test with minimum 60% marks is mandatory.
      3. Pakistan Engineering Council registration in BSc engineering is mandatory for the admission.

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