LAHORE: The Information Technology University (ITU), Punjab, is holding its first convocation next month for the graduation of its first batch of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science students who were enrolled in the undergraduate bachelors programme.
ITU started its operations in three rooms on a parking floor of Arfa Software Technology Park, Lahore and has now 10 academic programmes, close to 900 students and 85 research-focused PhD faculty members, who have 465 publications. 68% students are on scholarship while acceptance ratio is 2.28%.
ITU houses Pakistan’s largest startup incubator, publishes MIT Technology Review Pakistan and is an academic partner of MIT/Harvard edX.
Published in The Express Tribune, November 29th, 2017.