Best 10 Mechanical Engineering Universities In Pakistan 2020

Are you good at fixing machinery and want a career path that is appreciated in almost all the industrial sectors?

The degree of Mechanical Engineering is for you then. Mechanical Engineering is related to the designing, manufacturing, and maintenance of mechanical systems.

There are numerous universities in Pakistan offering this program but we have selected the best 10 Mechanical Engineering Universities in Pakistan.

These universities provide the best to none quality educational and practical training for future jobs.

There are vast job prospects for a mechanical engineer due to their technical skills and an eye for innovation and creativity.

Many space research organizations, electronics, and robotic firms hire mechanical engineers for the maintenance of aircraft and machinery.

You can apply for this degree after completing FSC (pre-engineering) or an equivalent degree in associated subjects of Chemistry, Physics, and Maths.

Best 10 Mechanical Engineering Universities In Pakistan


NUST is well known among the students and academic structures of Pakistan as one of the best institutes for studying in engineering and computational subjects.

The NUST School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering (NUST-SMME) is situated in Islamabad since 2008.

It is accredited by the National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC) and Washington Accord (WA).

The department of Mechanical Engineering at NUST-SMME has currently around 230 Undergraduate and 25 Postgraduate students with a qualified teaching faculty of more than 20 teachers.

NUST-SMME offers B.E (Bachelor of Engineering), MS and Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering.

Location: National University of Sciences and Technology. NUST Campus, H-12, Islamabad, Pakistan.



Like NUST, PIEAS needs no introduction as it is one of the best institutes of Pakistan.

PIEAS stands for the Pakistan Institute of Engineering and Applied Sciences.

This public sector university was founded in 1997, and it is situated at Lehtrar Road, Islamabad.

PIEAS is accredited with Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission, HEC and PEC.

PIEAS teaches Mechanical Engineering at Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels. The programs taught at PIEAS regarding Mechanical Engineering are:

  • BS in Mechanical Engineering
  • MS Mechanical Engineering
  • Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering

Admissions in Mechanical Engineering begin in April for the upcoming Fall semester every year.

In 2017 PIEAS was ranked at number 1 by the Higher Education Commission in the engineering category. PIEAS is also ranked 5th in all over Pakistan by the QS Asia University Ranking in 2019.

Location: Lehtrar Road, Islamabad, Islamabad Capital Territory


3. UET, Lahore

The University of Engineering and Technology (UET) Lahore is a public sector university. It was established in 1921 and is located on G.T. Road.

The different programs offered by UET Lahore in the domain of Mechanical Engineering are:

  • B.Sc. Mechanical Engineering
  • M.Sc. Mechanical Design Engineering
  • M.Sc. Thermal Power Engineering
  • M.Sc. Automotive Engineering
  • Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering

The department of Mechanical Engineering has established research centers for effective analysis and study of different aspects of Mechanical Engineering such as the Automotive Engineering Center and the Energy Technology Development center.

There are around 16 laboratories related to the Department of Mechanical Engineering for research, workshops and computing facilities. These labs are equipped with the state of the art technology and machines for effective practical learning.

UET Lahore has two technical societies for cultivating creativity and competent skills among its students. These societies are

  • American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE)
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)

Location: GT Rd, Staff Houses Engineering University Lahore, Lahore, Punjab



Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Science and Technology (GIK) is a private sector university.

It was founded in 1993 and is located in Topi, Swabi district in the province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

The Bachelor in Mechanical Engineering offers 136 credit hours and specialization in Design and Manufacturing, Thermo Fluids and System Dynamics and Control.

The Faculty of Mechanical Engineering (FME) offers Graduate specialization courses in Mechanical Engineering in the following domains:

  • Computational Mechanics
  • System Dynamics & Control Systems
  • Thermo-Fluids
  • Design and Manufacturing

You can do Masters (MS) and Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering at GIK. The MS program has 21 credit hours and involves a Final Year project and a thesis whereas the Ph.D. program demands a Dissertation for Ph.D. certification.

There are several labs at GIK and a highly dedicated teaching faculty for the professional training and development of students. Some of the refined labs include:

  • Automobile Lab
  • Solid Mechanics Lab
  • Industrial and CNC Training Labs
  • Computational Lab

Location: Tarbela Road, District Swabi, Khyber Pakhtoon Khwa، Topi, Swabi, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa


5. UET Peshawar

The University of Engineering and Technology (UET), Peshawar is a public sector institute located in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

It was established in 1952 as NWFP University of Engineering and Technology but was renamed to UET in 2010.

UET Peshawar has sub-campuses in campuses in Abbottabad, Jalozai, Kohat, and Bannu.

UET Peshawar works in the research area of mechanical design and application of computers in engineering.

Mechanical Engineering is taught at the BSc, MSc and Ph.D. degree stages at UET Peshawar.

BSc in Mechanical Engineering is of 4 years having 8 semesters. The MSc program is for two years or about 4 semesters including project work and thesis.

The department of Mechanical Engineering helps the students to research and gain knowledge about stress analysis, impact analysis and design and application of artificial intelligence in the mechanical engineering industry.

Location: University Rd, University Campus, Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa


6. Institute Of Space Technology

Institute of Space Technology (IST) is a public sector university. It was established by the Pakistan National Space Agency in 2002. It has a 73-acre vast campus situated in Islamabad.

IST is affiliated with the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan (HEC), Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC) and Washington Accord (WA).

The Undergraduate Program of Mechanical Engineering is of 4 years and 8 semesters at IST.

IST offers Master of Science and Ph.D. programs in Mechanical Engineering in the following domains:

  • Fluid & Thermal Systems
  • Mechanical Design & Analysis
  • Manufacturing Systems
  • Automobile

There are several advanced labs adjourned with the department of Mechanical Engineering such as:

  • Engineering Mechanics Lab
  • Fluid Mechanics Lab
  • Centre of Vibration and Condition Monitoring
  • Thermodynamics Lab

The estimated fee for BE in Mechanical Engineering is 90,000 Rupees and around 55,000 Rupees for MS and Ph.D. programs in Mechanical Engineering.

Location: Toll Plaza، 1 Islamabad Highway Near Rawat، Sector H DHA Phase II, Islamabad, Islamabad Capital Territory 44000


7. Air University

Air University is a public research university. It was established in 2002 in Islamabad at the PAF Complex. It is managed by the Pakistan Air Force.

The department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering offers:

  • Bachelors of Mechanical Engineering (BE)
  • MS in Mechanical Engineering
  • Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering

The Bachelor program is to have a total of 130 credit hours and 8 semesters. The overall fee for this course in 586,300 Rupees.

The MS program offers specialization in

  • Design Engineering
  • Fluid Power Engineering

The overall fee for MS in Mechanical Engineering is around 121,980 Rupees and the estimated fee for this subject in the Ph.D. program is 177,408 Rupees.

Air University has state of the art labs fitted with the latest equipment for practical training of the students. The teaching faculty comprises of more than 8 Ph.D. scholars among highly educated lecturers teaching the intricacies of Mechanical Engineering.

Location: Service Road E-9 / E-8, Islamabad, Pakistan، E-9, Islamabad, Islamabad Capital Territory


8. NED-UET, Karachi

Nadirshaw Eduljee Dinshaw University (NED) of Engineering and Technology is a public sector university.

NED-UET is located in Gulistan-e-Johar, Karachi, founded in 1921.

NED-UET Karachi offers Mechanical Engineering as part of the BSc, MSc and Doctorate programs.

Regular workshops, seminars, and conferences are held at NED-UET for enhancing the knowledge of students, awareness regarding future job opportunities and guidance of technical skills to obtain.

Location: Main University Rd, Block 1 Gulistan-e-Johar, Karachi, Karachi City, Sindh


9. UET Taxila

The University of Engineering and Technology (UET) Taxila was once part of the UET Lahore but was made a separate and independent university in October 1993.

UET Taxila is a public sector university with sub-campuses in Chakwal and Jhelum.

It offers Mechanical Engineering at Undergraduate (BSc), Masters (MSc) and Ph.D. level.

UET Taxila covers a vast land of 109 acres which not only houses the academic buildings, various labs, and library but also hostels for students and faculty members and courts for different sports.

The department of Mechanical Engineering is correlated with many clubs and societies for cultivating innovation and technical skills among its students such as:

  • Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE)
  • American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE)
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)

Location: UET, Taxila, Punjab


10. University Of Wah

The University of Wah has a constituent Wah Engineering College in the Wah Cantonment, Punjab.

It is affiliated with the Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC) and Washington Accord (WA).

It was established in 1985 and was previously affiliated with the UET Taxila University but after the formation of the University of Wah in 2005, it becomes accredited with Wah University.

It offers BSc in Mechanical Engineering and has an estimated fee of around 107,000 Rupees. Mechanical Engineering is also offered in the programs of MS and Ph.D.

Not only is the teaching faculty dedicated but also this college provides students with the skills and knowledge needed by a mechanical engineer in the professional career.

Location: Quaid Avenue, Wah, Punjab