Human Resource Development
Focused Approach on Faculty Growth
NUST HR stands as the icon of best practices of faculty development and growth to ensure that they offer students the latest knowledge in their disciplines to prepare them for the greater opportunities ahead in their future careers. The faculty at NUST is actively engaged in research activities and providing an environment of practical learning to the students. NUST gives immense importance to latest developments in the industry and actively supports its faculty to conduct research and insights from their respective fields. The HR supports such programs for the faculty to keep their expertise up to date and continuously develop their skills. It offers a supportive infrastructure to support and encourages research.
Training & Development Activities at NUST
Human Resource Development (HRD) activities at NUST aim at employee’s development through Faculty Development Programs, trainings workshops and short courses at PDC/Nationwide/Abroad for Faculty as well as Administrative / Technical Staff HRD is divided into following:-
  • Faculty Developmental Program (FDP):
  • In this program, faculty is sent either through NUST sponsorship or fully funded scholarships to reputed foreign universities. Before proceeding abroad, the faculty has to sign bond with NUST to serve for 3/5 years after completion of MS/PhD respectively.
    The program was started in 2001. As many as 276 scholars were sent abroad for higher studies to reputed foreign universities, out of which, 190 have joined back and 86 are expected to return by 2013 and beyond. In addition, 60 scholars have proceeded abroad on Fully Funded Scholarships, out of which, two have returned back.
  • Continuous Education (CE):
  • In order to achieve excellence in continuing education, Fully Funded scholarship opportunities for MS/PhD studies are shared directly with Faculty members as well as NUST constituent Colleges/ Schools/Institutes/Centers through its Hunting Program for Fully Funded Scholarships. Trainings, workshops and short courses are conducted through PDC, nationwide training institutes and abroad for faculty as well as Administrative/Technical staff, so as to ensure their professional development.