The Centre for Emerging Sciences, Engineering & Technology is a National Project of Science & Engineering Trust (SET). The Centre is established in 2011 with a mission to create knowledge economy in special reference to the national needs. The vision of the Centre is focused on Human Resource Development for the broader objectives and scope of the Science & Engineering Trust. For the purpose, CESET aims to focus to bridging the gap between existing undergraduate and graduate education particularly in inter- and cross disciplinary programs in disciplines related to emerging sciences, engineering and allied management.
A dedicated campus of the Centre is located in the vicinity of educational sector of Islamabad-the capital city of Pakistan. The campus is strategically located in the neighborhood of national scientific facilities and renowned educational institutions such as NESCOM, International Islamic University and National University of Science & Technology. The CESET Campus in Sector I-10/3 is spacious to accommodate hundreds of students, faculty and scientific infrastructure. The campus hosts purpose built lecture theatres, class rooms, meeting rooms, foyers, management and administrative offices, auditorium, computing and scientific laboratories, cafeteria and a car park. The campus is a total wi-fi environment with high tech class room equipment and teaching aid systems.
CESET is governed and controlled by an Executive Council comprising of the lifelong members of the trust and founders of the Centre. The Executive Council is supported by aGoverning Advisory Council (GAC), which is responsible to govern all academic and otherwise affairs of the Centre. GAC is a powerful body with its chairman and nine other members representing the faculty, management, Higher Education Commission (HEC), affiliating university, public figures, eminent academicians, scientists and engineers and businessmen of the country.
CESET is managed by two independent positions. Vice President (Academic Management & Outreach) is responsible to all matters pertaining to the academic activity and international partnerships of the Centre, whereas Vice President (Administration & Projects) is looking after the day to day administrative running of the Centre. He also acts as focal point to all external projects being executed in the Centre. Director Academics & Quality Assurance is responsible for all matters pertaining to the office of the registry with an additional portfolio of assuring the implementation of quality protocols for teaching and research programs.
Academic bodies such as Academic Council, Board of Synergy and Board of Studies are also important constituents of the CESET academic organization.