2nd Board of Studies Meeting for Software Engineering Department

Second Board of Studies (BOS) for Software Engineering Department was held on February 20th  2019. The meeting was chaired by Dr. Munaf Rashid (Chairperson of Software Engineering Department). Experts from academics and industry has discussed and approved the core points of First BOS meeting with full confidence, also they put some suggestions to improve curriculum, attainment of CLOs/PLOs & PEOs and Survey forms. The members also approved Lab Rubrics for OBE based Lab assessment.

Following were the experts of Second BOS Software Engineering:

  1. Prof. Dr. Aqeel ur Rehman (Chairman, Department of Computing, Hamdard University)
  2. Dr. Shehzad Hasan (Chairperson, Computer Information Systems Engg., NEDUET)
  3. Dr. Muhammad Mobeen Movania (HoD, Computer Science, DHA Suffa University)
  4. Engr. Sheikh Faisal (Account Manager, IBL-Unisys Key)
  5. Ms. Zareen Hussain (Deputy Director/Nominee, QEC, ZU)

Study Trip at Soorti Textile Mills, Karachi

Study trip for 3rd semester students has been organized on 14th February, 2019 at large construction site of Soorti Textile Mills, Karachi. Purpose of this trip was to familiarize the students with real challenges of construction world. They have visited concrete batching plant for technical exposure along with the basic learning domains. Concrete construction and its onsite technological features were elaborated by deputed Site Engineer to respective students of Department. The said trip is organized by entire team of Civil Engineering department followed by focal person Engr. Muhammad Kamran, Lecturer, ZUFEST.

Commencement Day 2019

Faculty of Englneering Science & Technology, Ziauddin University welcomes Batch of 2019 on Commencement Day

BBQ Party

Rock the BBQ party and musical night at ZUFEST, organised by Student Council ZUFEST. Event held on 7th September at North campus

ZUFEST students pay tribute to martyr Rashid Minhas (NH)

The Faculty of Engineering Science & Technology (ZUFEST), Ziauddin University in a series of celebrating Defence Day on 6th September with the theme of “Humain Pyar Hai Pakistan Se” yesterday visited Nishan-e-Haider Rashid Minhas Shaheed’s grave and offered Fateha.

Dr. Samreen Hussain, Dean of the ZUFEST on this occasion paid rich tributes to the martyr and his family who gave sacrifice for safeguarding the country. The death of a martyr is the life of the nation. We salute to the martyrs of Pakistan and their families, she said.

Defence Day is being celebrated on September 6 to mark the 53rd anniversary of the 1965 war with India and the sacrifices of the Pakistan armed forces who fought valiantly to defend the homeland. The day is celebrated across Pakistan every year to pay tribute to the sacrifices of the soldiers who fought valiantly and martyrs who laid down their lives to protect the motherland.


Ziauddin University Link Road Campus

Civil engineering students performing surveying practical at Link Road Campus using protective equipment and accessories

Independence Day Celebration

Celebrating Independence Day with the daughter of Sir Dr. Ziauddin , great academician and founding member of Aligarh Muslim University which played key role in Pakistan movement.


Department of Civil Engineering, ZUFEST has organized a Poster Presentation session on 7th August, 2018 at Link road campus for the students. The presentation was assigned for the course work of Civil Engineering Materials followed by the instructor Assistant Professor Engr. Khawaja Sheeraz. Students have participated in the presentations effectively in order to give different ideas for the properties and composition of various metal works. In order to bridge the gap between course and field work, students also elaborated the usage of Ferrous metals as reinforcement work, the main entity of Civil Engineering structures. The activity was successfully accomplished with indigenous sharing of knowledge.

Workshop on Outcome Based Education (OBE) implemented on Campus Management System

Date of event: Wednesday, 11th July, 2018

Venue: ZUFEST Auditorium

Speaker: Mr. Sharafat Ali (CMS and Software Developer)

ZUFEST hold multiple workshops/seminars for faculty members, students and staff  for  hands on training on training current trends of Engineering Education in Pakistan i.e. Outcome Based Education (OBE).    Prof. Dr. Munaf Rashid, organized 4th interactive workshop on development of Campus Management System for Outcome Based Education OBE implementation. Representatives of   Biomedical, Civil, Electrical and Software Engineering Programs, along with the heads of department, and representatives from IT department Mr Omer Farooq and Mr Shannan Varind were present in the training session.


The speaker Mr. Sharafat Ali presented different modules of Campus Management System (CMS) required in the handling of  OBE. .  The speaker emphasizes on handling of entire OBE system parameters in a very efficient, automatic and collective manner, which can meet the requirements of Pakistan engineering Council (PEC). Further he had given many suggestions in mapping Program Learning Outcomes (PLO) to Course Learning Outcomes (CLO), and how activities are planned against each CLO. Mr. Sharafat Ali also shows the capability of campus Management System in handling of Bloom’s Taxonomy levels in each CLO and PLOs and their order in courses with pre-requisites.


The speaker practically demonstrated those parts of Campus Management System (CMS) which manages the examination and academic activities on Out Come Based Education (OBE) frame work, i.e.  Assessment types, Marks distribution, Course Learning Outcome (CLO), Programming Learning Outcome (PLO), CLO-PLO attainment summary as well as different graphs and charts of multiple functions were also managed by the system.

Overall the session was very informative and based on experiential learning for the faculty members of ZUFEST who are working on OBE System.

Green Day at Ziuaddin University

In order to produce and built green environment, an activity regarding Plantation entitling Green Day had done at Link Road Campus on Monday, 25th June, 2018. The activity was planned by Department of Civil Engineering, ZUFEST. All faculty members have placed their own Neem plants (Total 7 plants) at particular place in campus which is basically one step forward and vision for clear and unpolluted environment for our beloved city Karachi. The activity was started from the plantation works by our respected chairpersons Engr. Prof. Dr. Ghulam Bashir Pirzada and Engr. Zubair Iqbal Rao then other faculty members and students of Civil Engineering Department has participated individually in this green environment activity.

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