Government College University Faisalabad

Department of Electrical Engineering



Scheme of Studies

Vision

The vision of the department is not only to embrace therapid changes taking place in the Electrical Engineeringsector but also to contribute to it through research andinnovations.

Mission

The mission of the Department of Electrical Engineeringis to prepare individuals capable of responding to therapidly changing field of technology. The telecom andpower industry has witnessed unprecedented growth inthe recent years and it is still growing. It is imperative thatour students develop the necessary expertise to graspthis change. Pakistan has gained very important geo-economic position in the region recently. Technical personnel especially in Electrical sector will be in high demand in near future.To meet these, challenges special attention will be given to engineering education.

Introduction

The department of Electrical Engineering GCUF began its journey in 2004. B.Sc Electrical (Telecommunication) Engineering program is accredited by Pakistan Engineering Council. Department is recently shifted to the fabulous Iqbal Block New Campus Government College University Faisalabad. The Department of Electrical Engineering aims toprovide highly skilled professionals to cope with thedemands of ever-growing Telecommunication sectorand Energy sector in the country.The Department has laboratories well-equipped withthe latest instruments as per the particles requirement of the latest electrical engineering curriculum.

History

Govt. College University was given the charter of University in 2002 Department of Telecom Engineering was inaugurated in 2004 The Degree/Department nomenclature changed to B.Sc. Electrical (Telecommunication) Engineering by PEC in 2009 Department shifted to new campus (Iqbal Block) in 2015.

Achievements of the Electrical Engineering Department

1. Purchase of latest lab equipment’s.
2. Got twice the award of IEEE Best Student Branch.
3. Got IEEE Best Women in Engineering Award.
4. Organizing National Level event “IEEE Lahore congress 2018”.
5. Organizing mega event “Tech Fair 2013 and 2014”.
6. CPD activities on regular basis.

Program Offered (Engineering Program)/h3>

B.Sc. Electrical (Telecommunication) Engineering4 years (8 Semesters)
Alongside classroom theory lessons, the students areprovided complete practical training in the field ofelectrical engineering trainers and simulation modules states of art laboratories. These Labs with their flexible use and highquality NI hardware, can innovate students in learningand research projects. The department enjoys the facilityof a Library and access to the latest engineering field textbooks, which is sufficient to quench students’ thirst ofknowledge. This will help students to rise to theoptimum standards of academic achievement and toserve nation in the field of telecommunication andPower engineering with better achievements.

Admission Criteria

Admission Policy/Criteria for Electrical Engineering Program is listed as following
1. All genders are eligible for admission.
2. The maximum age limit for the eligibility is 20 years on the closing date of the applications. However, the age may be relaxed up to 2 years by the Competent Authority.
3. Admission will be granted strictly on merit i.e. on the basis of the marks obtained in F.Sc(Pre Engg) equivalent examinations.
4. 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).
5. Clearance of UET, Lahore Entry test is compulsory for B.Sc. Electrical Engineering (specialization in Telecommunication).
6. Two seats shall be fixed for the candidates who have passed DAE in the respective discipline / specialization.
The formula for merit calculation of B.Sc Electrical Engineering Program i.e.
i. F.Sc 70% weight age and UET Test 30% weight age.
ii. DAE 70% weight age and UET Test 30% weight age

Electrical Engineering from PEC (Pakistan Engineering Council)Accreditation Status

Sr No

Session

Status

1.

2004-2008

Accredited

2

2005-2009

Accredited

3. 

2006-2010

Accredited

4.

2007-2011

Accredited

5.

2008-2012

Accredited

6.

2009-2013

Accredited

7

2010-2014

Accredited

8.

2011-2015

Accredited

9.

2012-2016

Accredited

10

2013-2017

Accredited

11.

2014-2018

Decision Pending

TRAINING OF FACULTY

1. The Electrical Engineering Department manages its own training sessions for the Faculty members. Necessary training is imparted to the faculty to keep them updated with the latest technology and knowledge.
2. Newly inducted Faculty Members are associated with the senior ones under the supervision of the Chairman.
3. Instructions are emphasized for lecture plans, home work, and quizzes assignments.
4. Seminars/Conferences/Lectures are attended by the faculty.
5. CPD Program for Faculty Members are conducting regularly.

FACULTY DEVELOPMENT AND CAREER PLANNING

Faculty members are highly encouraged to M.S. and PhD programs through scholarships offered by HEC and other national and international institution. The current faculty is pursuing its advanced studies as mentioned below out of which 6 faculty members are on ex-Pakistan study leave with full allowances and benefits to pursue their PhD.

Ph.D.

8 Continued

M.Sc. Engg

1 Continued

TOTAL STUDENTS

(Currently Enrolled)

Session

Students

2015-19

53

2016-20

67

2017-21

62

CURRICULUM

Curricula of teaching is prepared with the latest teaching material as recommended by HEC/PEC and also as followed by the leading Universities of the Country. Latest books and teaching material is used by the teacher for both theory and practical work.

SYSTEM OF INSTRUCTIONS

 Semester system
 16-18 week semester
 Electrical Engineering program is of 4 year duration (8 Semesters)

EXAMINATION/EVALUATION

In addition to midterm and final Examination, the academic activities in a semester comprise of the following:
     Quizzes
     Assignments
     Practical Examination
     Seminars
     Discussions
     Visits
     Semester projects and presentations

EVALUATION SCHEME & CREDIT HOURS

Semester work for a course of teaching is broken as under: Theory Credits Sessional Work      20 %   (Quizzes, Assignments etc.)
Mid Term      30 %
Terminal Exam      50 %
Practical Credit
Practical      100 %
For a (3-1) Credit Hour Course:
3 hours class work is conducted per week, in 16- 18 week semester for theory course.
Lab work is allotted 1 credit hour for which students have to perform 3 hour lab work once a week.

GRADING POLICY

Percentage Marks x

GPA

Grade

87.5 ≤ x

4

A+

80≤ x < 87.5

4

A

72.5≤ x <80

3.5

B+

65≤ x <72.5

3.0

B

57.5 ≤ x < 65

2.5

C+

50 ≤ x < 57.5

2.0

C

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LABORATORIES AND ALLIED STAFF

Nine Advanced technology latest lab are equipped for Engineering students. There are about 15-20 work stations in each lab, where group of two to three students can perform their practical work on each station.

Description of Lab

Room #

Communication and Signal Processing Lab

ELab 1

Electronics Lab/p>

ELab 2

Machines and Power Electronics Lab

ELab 3

Control and Instrumentation Lab

ELab 4

Optical Communication Lab

ELab 5

Microwave and Satellite Communication Lab

ELab 6

Embedded Systems Lab

ELab 7

Computer Communication and Networks Lab

ELab 8

Computer Lab

ELab 9

LIBRARY & BOOK BANK

  • There are about 5540 books (1200 Titles) available on the departmental library catalog.
  • There is a separate book bank for student.
  • Computerized cataloging (Learning Management System) and search facility is available along with computers, photocopier machine and scanner.
  • Amount of Rupees 0.25 Million has been allocated for library in the budget of year 2017-2018.
  • Moreover, 96 books (23 Tittles) have been added last week in library.

IEEE-GCUF ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Organize the Lahore section student congress 2018.
  • Best Student Branch Award and Best student Volunteer award for year 2014
  • AsmaSajid Received Best Volunteer Award in PSGWC13
  • Best WIE Seminar Topic Award in Lahore Section WIE Congress, 2013
  • 2nd Position in R10 Video Contest, 2013
  • MehweshZahoor (Ex-Chairperson WIE-GCUF) Represented Pakistan in R10SGWC in NewZeland in 2010
  • In 2009, four student form IEEE GCUF represented Pakistan in Singapore at IEEE 125th Anniversary Celebration.
  • Chairperson of IEEE GCUF was appointed SSR of Lahore Section, 2009
  • Best Global WIE (Women in Engineering) Affinity Group of the year award, 2009
  • Two members from IEEE GCUF were selected in Pakistani Delegate for R10SC, held in India, 2008.
  • Outstanding Student Branch of the Year Award 2008 (Lahore Section)
  • Outstanding Leadership Award, 2007

ICT RESEARCH FUNDING

In May 2018; ICT has approved funding for following four final year projects.

University/Institution Name Campus Supervisor Name FYP Title Approved Budget Equipment Approved Budget Miscellaneous Total Approved Budget
Government College University, Faisalabad New Campus Fsd Dr Abdul Ruf Bhatti An autonomous travelmate Robot Suitcase 44,800         5,000 49,800
Dr Arslan Dawood Butt IoT based Home monitoring/Controlling System for Disable People 43,500 - 43,500
DrUmerIjaz Hexerminator-Hexapedal Robot 49,310 3,000  52,310
Engr. Syed Zeeshan Hiader Dodecacopter 51,500 - 51,500
 Grand Total197,110
SR No. Grant Detail PROJECT TITLE FUNDING
AGENCY
PI AMOUNT. DURATION Funding Agency Funding start month
1 21-1784/SRGP/RD/HEC/2017 Study and Development of a low latency quaternion based gesture recognition, communication and 3D rendering protocol system for augmented reality applications. HEC Dr. Arslan Dawood Butt 4,48,190 12 Month HEC - SRGP Feb, 2018

In 2015; ICT has approved funding for following three final year projects.

Sr. No. FYP Title Supervisor Name Amount (PKR)
01 Reconfigurable Antenna Design for 4G LTE and 5G Applications

Engr. Abubakar Sharif (Lecturer)

60,000/-
02 Location Based Remote Health Monitoring System

Engr. Noman Safdar (Lecturer)

80,000/-
03 Visual Tracking of Guided Missile using GPU Computing

Engr. Ali Raza (Lecturer)

90,000/-

In May 2014; ICT has approved funding for following three final year projects.

Sr. No. FYP Title Supervisor Name Amount (PKR)
01 Voice Controlled Wireless

Engr. Ubaid Ullah

43,750/-
02 Wheelchair Lecturer
03 Efficiency Enhancement of GPR Antenna and Designing an efficient GPR System with Variable Range and Accuracy

Engr. Ali Raza

Lecturer
73,750/-
04 Real Time Patient Monitoring System using Zigbee and GSM

Engr. Ali Raza

Lecturer
58,750/-

In May 2012 and Feb 2013; ICT has approved funding for following four final year projects.

Sr. No. FYP Title Supervisor Name Amount (PKR)
01 Safe Driving in FOG

Muhammad Ibrahim

Assistant Professor
65,000/-
02 Wireless Telemetry System for WAPDA

Engr. Ali Raza

Lecturer
75,000/-
03 Remote Measurement and control System for Green House Environment based on GSM

Engr. Ali Raza

Lecturer
90,000/-
04 Solar Wind Hybrid Power Generation System

Engr. Abdul Rauf Bhatti

Assistant Professor
58960/-

List of All CPD’s Held in Electrical Engineering Department with Necessary Details

CPD No Title of CPD Type, CP Speaker Venue Date No of participants
01 Challenges of Engineering Education Seminar, 0.5 CP Engr. Col (R) Muhammad Afzal Sipra ( Incharge Electrical Engineering Department GCUF Seminar Hall, Yousif Block, GCUF 14th March 2012 94
02 How to Write Engineering Research Paper Workshop, 01 CP Dr.TahirIzhar, Professor, EED, UET, Lahore Seminar Hall, Yousif Block, GCUF 16th  May 2012 36
03 Morphological Image processing Invited Lecture, 0.5 CP Engr. Muhammad SaleemMian, Professor, Meritorious , UET Lahore Seminar Hall, Yousif Block, GCUF February 29,2012 83
04 Research Development for Funding Workshop, 1 CP

Dr. MubashirNiaz,

Director ORIC , GCUF
Seminar Hall, Yousif Block, GCUF April 11, 2012 39
05 Meta Engineering Seminar , 0.5 CP

Engr. Col (R) Muhammad Afzal Sipra ( Incharge Electrical Engineering

Department GCUF

Seminar Hall, Yousif Block, GCUF 14 November 2012 100
06 Need and Importance of technical education in Pakistan Invited lecture

Prof. Asif Ali Malik,

Incharge, Education Deptt, GCUF
Seminar Hall, Yousif Block, GCUF December 12,2012 41
07 4G As Next Generation Networks Workshop , 0.5 CP Dr. KashifAzamJanjua, University of Lahore Seminar Hall, Yousif Block, GCUF May 31st , 2013 52
08 Renewable Energy Resources:Road to Sustainable Growth Seminar, 0.5 CP Dr.TahirIzhar, Professor, EED, UET, Lahore Seminar Hall, Yousif Block, GCUF 5th March, 2013 42
09 Research Methodology Workshop, 1 Cp

Dr. Fazl E Amin

Assistant Professor, Computer science Deptt, GCUF
Seminar Hall, Yousif Block, GCUF Feb 28, 2013 52
10 Challenges of Engineering Management Seminar. 0.5 CP Engr. Muhammad Ibrahim Khan, Incharge, EED, GCUF Seminar Hall, Y Block GCUF March 28, 2014 49
11 Antennas for Portable Applications Workshop , 1 CP Dr. Hassan Tariq Chathha, Assistant Professor , UET Lahore, FSD Campus Seminar Hall, Y Block GCUF November 17 , 2014 65
12 CPD for professional Development of Engineers Workshop, 1 CP

Engr. Ghulam Karim, Asst Reg (CPD)

PEC
Seminar Hall, Emerging Sciences GCUF September 29 , 2015 62
13 3D Graphics: Rendering, Modeling Workshop, 1 CP

Dr. UmerEjaz,

Asst. Prof EED, GCUF
Lab 3, EED, New Campus , GCUF 20th March 2016 64
14 Artificial Intelligence and Modern Trends in robotics Seminar , 0.5

Dr. Awais Ahmed

Coordinator, Software Engineering Deptt, GCUF
Lab 3, EED, New Campus , GCUF May 6, 2016 54

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