BS Mechanical Engineering

A degree in Mechanical Engineering gives knowledge and skills to be involved in the design, development and manufacture of products, machines and mechanical engineering systems, including engines and turbines, land transport vehicles, ships, aircraft, building services (air-conditioning, pumps, fans), refrigeration systems,manufacturing processes and industrial plants. The phenomenal growth observed in automobile and aerospace industry, in the recent past, is primarily based on the advancement of Mechanical Engineering knowledge.

BS Mechanical Engineering Department at C.U.S.T.Islamabad offers a unique opportunity to its students to specialize in the area of their interest by choosing a set of elective courses from: Thermal Sciences, Fluid Mechanics,Design and Manufacturing.

To create confidence in the students, the BS Mechanical Engineering degree requires completion of a final year project which would typically involve solving an industrial problem by using knowledge and skills acquired during the program. The project is expected to add value to the industry.

In order to produce graduates with a well-balanced personality,general awareness of social issues and basic reasoning capabilities, are also inculcated in the students by offering them,in addition to core and elective courses of the discipline, a number of general courses in the area of humanities, social sciences, religion, ethics, languages and communication skill.

In brief, the Department provides a highly conducive environment and an excitement driven approach that encourages creativity to accomplish results.

Admission Requirements

  • Higher Secondary School Certificate (FSc Pre-Engineering) or Equivalent with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics securing at least 60% marks in aggregate.
    In case of foreign qualification, equivalence from IBCC will be required.
  • Diploma of Associate Engineer Examination in relevant discipline securing at least 60% marks in aggregate (up to 2% of maximum allowed seats).
  • CUST Admission Test or HEC Approved Test.

Degree Requirements

Each candidate for the BS Mechanical Engineering degree is required to complete successfully 137 Cr. Hrs. as per the following details.

AREACr. Hrs.
Foundation Courses 35
Natural Sciences 20
Computing 3
Core Breadth Courses 26
Core Depth Courses 20
Humanities 16
Management Sciences 5
Inter Disciplinary 3
Inter Dept. Engineering Elective 3
Internship 0
Project 6
Total 137

Program Duration

This is a four year degree program comprising of 8 semesters. There will be a Fall and a Spring semester in each year. The summer semester will be utilized for internship or deficiency courses. The maximum duration to complete BS Mechanical Engineering degree is 07 years.