Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology cherishes the heritage of Sir Syed Ahmad Khan and of the Aligarh Movement. A great educational and social reformer, Sir Syed emerged on the scene in the Sub-Continent towards the middle of the 19th century. At a critical juncture of history, he came up with more education as the centrepiece of a framework of hope and action for the Muslims of the area. A monument to Sir Syed’s epoch making mission was the well-known Mohammedan Anglo-Oriental College at Aligarh that later become the famous Muslim University.
The driving force behind these institutes was the well-known Aligarh Movement, brought forth by relentless work by Sir Syed, his associates and immediate followers. Although conceived in a particular context of the subcontinent, the Movement is remarkably universal and timeless in the essence of its appeal and applicability.
Pakistan owes to Sir Syed and to the Aligarh Movement in a special way. What was started basically as an educational and social movement, became all embracing and inevitably encompassed a political movement as well, leading finally to the creation of new country. The torchbearers of the Aligarh Movement and the students of the Aligarh Muslim University did a yeoman service to the struggle for Pakistan. When the country came in to being, the old boys of Aligarh remained in the forefront to run the country at every level and in every walk of life. True to its representation of the movement, AMUOBA made distinctive efforts in the field of education, and a notable fruition of those efforts is Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology.
Following Sir Syed's basic mission and abiding by the spirit of the Aligarh Movement, AMUOBA has focused attention from the very beginning on furthering education in the country, especially that of science and technology. A significant achievement in this field has been the establishment of Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology (SSUET). Through sustained and intense effort by the Association, SSUET came into being on 8th October 1993, and its Charter formalities were finally completed by an Act passed by the Sindh Assembly on 17th September 1995.
The strength of Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology has steadily increased to the present about 4500+ students of BS Programme, 124 students of MS Programme, and some 210-faculty members. Presently, it is providing degree-course instruction in five disciplines, namely,
• Computer Engineering
Masters Programme in :
Ph.D Programme in :
Having the distinction of being the first technical university in the country in the private sector, Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology itself has maintained a completely self-reliant and non-political profile. Consistent with the underlying principles of the Aligarh Movement, SSUET lays special emphasis on quality of education, discipline and the feeling of brotherhood among the students.