Undergraduate Guide

1. First Year

In the first year, students can take subjects from a variety of options in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences, and can deepen their understanding of sciences and humanities and its relationships with engineering and technology as part of NUTECH Learning Communities Program (NLCP).


  1. Physics I
  2. Physics II
  3. Calculus I
  4. Calculus II
  5. Chemistry, Biology
  6. Language and Communication Skills
  7. Islamic Studies
  8. Students can choose one Restrictive Elective as well


  1. Industrial Learning Experience 1
  2. Industrial Learning Experience 2


Students can choose from one of these communities:

  1. Becoming Human
  2. Computational Media Design
  3. Modern Conception of Freedom

2. Second Year

During the second year, students will continue their studies with subjects meeting various University requirements and beginning subjects in departmental programs, and will also focus on development of interpersonal and intrapersonal skills related to employment in industry as part of NUTECH Career Accelerator Program (NCAP).


  1. Computer Programming for Engineering Applications
  2. Engineering Surveying
  3. Linear Algebra and ODE
  4. Solid Mechanics
  5. Civil Engineering Materials
  6. Pakistan Studies
  7. Fluid Mechanics
  8. Probability and Statistics
  9. Structural Analysis
  10. Introduction to Civil Engineering Design I
  11. Basic Electro-Mechanical Engineering
  12. Concrete Technology


  1. Industrial Learning Experience 3
  2. Industrial Learning Experience 4

3. Third Year

In third year, students will have the opportunity to participate in NUTECH Engineering Leadership Program (NELP), and develop team-working and teams-leading skills and leadership abilities by going through rigorous leadership exercises in courses, labs and through interactions with industrial leaders.


  1. Hydraulics
  2. Transportation Engineering
  3. Design of RC Structures
  4. Introduction to Civil Engineering Design II 
  5. Civil Engineering Drawing and Estimations
  6. Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Design
  7. Environmental Engineering
  8. Water Resources Engineering
  9. Ethics for Engineers
  10. Technical Communication for Engineers
  11. Two restrictive Electives
  12. One Concentration Stream subject


  1. Undergraduate Research Experience I
  2. Industrial Learning Experience 5
  3. Industrial Learning Experience 6

Fourth Year

In third and fourth years, undergraduate students will have the opportunity to join faculty and graduate students in research projects through Undergraduate Research Experience Program (UREP). Experiences in UREP will encourage intellectual commitment and self-direction and provide a focus for students’ undergraduate studies.


  1. Computer Aided Design
  2. Foundation Engineering
  3. Design of Steel Structures
  4. Entrepreneurship
  5. Two Concentration Stream subjects


  1. Undergraduate Research Experience II
  2. Two Capstone Projects

Industrial and Creative Activity Term (ICAT)

During four week Industrial and Creative Activity Term (ICAT) in all four years, students will be able to do technology focused creative industrial projects and independent activities based on their personal interest and talent.

Elective Subjects

There will also be time for students to take elective subjects each year. These elective opportunities will allow students to follow their personal interests or to enrich their educational backgrounds.