Pakistan Navy Engineering College


Pakistan Navy Engineering College (PNEC) is located in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan. It is one of the constituent colleges of the National University of Sciences and Technology. It is administered by the Pakistan Navy and the campus is referred to as PNS Jauhar. The student body and the faculty consist of both civilians and naval officers.


Pakistan Navy Engineering College



Motto: Committed to Excellence
Established 1966
Type University
Location Karachi, Pakistan
Rector Lt Gen Muhammad Asghar
Commandant Cdre Ahmed Raza SI(M)
Courses Offered Electrical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Electronics Engineering
Naval Engineering
Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
Affiliations NUST



Pakistan Navy Engineering College was established as Officers Training Section (OTS) in 1962 as part of Pakistan Navy. In 1966 the status of OTS was upgraded to that of a college and given the name of “Pakistan Navy Engineering College” (PNEC). PNEC was affiliated with University of Karachi in the same year. In 1977, the affiliation of PNEC was transferred to NED University of Engineering and Technology. In 1995 it became a constituent college of National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), Rawalpindi. The college conducts undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Electrical, Electronic, Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering disciplines – leading to the award Graduate and Postgraduate Degrees by the National University of Sciences and Technology.

The genesis of (PNEC lies in the Officers Training Section (OTS) which was established in 1962 as part of PNS KARSAZ, sailor’s training establishment. In 1966, the status of OTS was upgraded to that of a college and named Pakistan Navy Engineering College. The same year it was affiliated with the University of Karachi. In 1977, the affiliation of PNEC was transferred to NED University of Engineering and Technology. The college was shifted to its present location in 1982 and commissioned as PNS JAUHAR as an independent unit of Pakistan Navy. It became a constituent college of National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST) in November 1995.

The primary role of PN Engineering College is to produce engineers for the Pakistan Navy and NUST. To achieve this, it conducts degree courses in the disciplines of Mechanical, Electrical, Electronics and Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering, and MS/PhD degree courses in the disciplines of Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering.

Pakistan Army’s officers from EME Corps have done their BE engineering from this college from 1982 to 1988 era as during this time period Army’s EME College was shifting from Quetta to Rawalpindi.

Since 1987, civilian students have also been enrolled in these courses each year. Apart from BE and MS/PhD degree courses, the college also provides specialized mid career courses for PN technical officers after they have obtained competency certificate onboard PN Ships. These include Marine Engineering Systems Management Course and Weapons Engineering Systems Management Course, specially designed to meet the service requirements of the officers in their career.

The college achieved ISO 9001 certification in May 1999 as per 1994 standard. In June 2002, the college shifted to the new quality standards i.e. ISO 9001: 2000. It was the first college to gain ISO 9001:2000 certification in Asia.

Programmes offered

The university offers undergraduate, and graduate programs. [1]

Undergraduate programs are offered in the following fields

  • Mechanical Engineering[2]
  • Electrical Engineering[3]
  • Electronics Engineering[4]
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering[5]

The department of Electronic and Power Engineering offers the following graduate courses.[6]

  • MS Control Engineering[7]
  • MS Communications Engineering[8]
  • PhD Electrical Engineering

The Mechanical Engineering department offers the following

  • MS Thermo Fluid Science[9]
  • PhD Mechanical Engineering

In addition evening courses, under the title Professional Development Courses, are offered.

While the above courses are open to all students, the following courses are offered to officers of the Navy exclusively.

  • Marine Engineering Systems Management Course (MESMC)
  • Weapon Engineering Systems Management Course (WESMC)

Certain courses are also offered to officers of allied countries. These are (as listed on the university’s website),

“Saudi Arabia, UAE, Qatar, Oman, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Bahrain, Malaysia and Myanmar.”


The college campus is spread over an area of about seventy five acres comprising the administration block, four academic blocks, postgraduate studies center, labs and workshops, professional development center, hostel and dining facilities.

Campus facilities include:

  • Laboratories and Workshops
  • Computer Aided Designing and Manufacturing (CADAM) Centre
  • Computing Facilities/IT Infrastructure
  • Professional Development Centre
  • Accommodation and Dining Facilities
  • Masjid
  • Convocation Hall/Auditorium
  • Sports Facilities
  • Transport
  • Dispensary (Sickbay)
  • Cafeteria
  • Extracurricular Activities


Computers with Internet connectivity are available for registered students. The library issues books on short-term loan. A section known as the “Book Bank” stocks used textbooks. The Book Bank loans out text-books to undergraduate students for a whole semester, charging 10% of the original cost of the book.

Laboratories and workshops

  • Thermodynamics Laboratory
  • Fluid Mechanics Laboratory
  • Control Engineering Laboratory
  • Mechanics Laboratory
  • Metallurgy and Fuel Laboratory
  • Electronics Laboratory
  • Electrical Engineering Laboratory
  • Telecommunication Laboratory
  • Microprocessor Laboratory
  • Microwave and Radar Laboratory
  • PCB Laboratory
  • Power Electronics Laboratory
  • Applied Chemistry Laboratory
  • Bench Fitting Workshop
  • Machine Workshop
  • Welding Workshop
  • Woodwork Workshop
  • Boiler Workshop
  • Engineering Drawing Section
  • Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) Laboratory
  • Innovative Product Laboratory
  • Robotics and Automation Laboratory
  • Atomic Force Microscope (ATF) Laboratory
  • Materials Testing Laboratory

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One Comment on “Pakistan Navy Engineering College”

  • Zaeem wrote on 30 March, 2013, 18:15

    When will be the admission forms available of engineering for 2013
    Dates plz??? 

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