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Welcome to NUST Industrial Liaison Office (ILO).

Within almost two decades, NUST has achieved important milestones and gained immense significance as an institution of higher education in Pakistan. The University produces professionals and researchers of very high caliber, capable of developing indigenous technologies to meet the growing demand of the 21st century. For a developing country like Pakistan, there is a dire need that knowledge inputs are made to facilitate industrial growth. Recognizing this an Industrial Liaison Office (ILO) was created by NUST

Industrial Liaison Office (ILO):

NUST-ILO develops and maintains industry linkages to make NUST graduates their premium choice and identifies specific industry partners for the ongoing research at NUST. It gauges industry needs and processes match making with NUST Institutions to solve industrial problems. This office has direct bearing on commercialization activities. It currently looks after two areas. These are:

  1. Industrial Relations (IR): The role of IR is to build and maintain strong Academia Industry Linkage with the focus on promoting and making NUST graduates the premium choice for the employers. IR is already fostering professional networks; therefore it also supports TTO to leverage these contacts in finding the potential industrial partners for the research/technologies being developed a NUST for commercialization purposes.
  2. Alumni Affairs: The role of this department is to build and maintain lifelong relations with the NUST Alumni through a common platform in order to stimulate interest, build loyalty, increase involvement and generate support for the National University of Sciences and Technology.

Our Objectives:

  • Develop and maintain industry linkages and identify specific industry partners for the ongoing research at NUST.
  • Gauge industry needs and process match making with NUST Schools/Colleges/Institutes/Centres to solve industrial problems.
  • Acquisition of job opportunities/ placement from industry and handling all activities to facilitate identification and coordination for placement of NUST graduates.
  • Facilitation of internship including acquisition of internship slots and coordinating with industry as well as NUST institutions on the subject.
  • Conduct employers sessions.
  • Take feedback of student capabilities from industry and apprise / advice NUST management accordingly.
  • Coordinate and promote NUST alumni activities.
  • Industrial Exhibitions in coordination with MCO.