Outcome Based Education (OBE) and Outcome Based Assessment (OBA)

Outcome Based Education (OBE) and Outcome Based Assessment (OBA)

The Department of Civil Engineering has adopted Outcome Based Education (OBE) and Outcome Based Assessment (OBA) for its Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) as recommended by Engineering Accreditation Board (EAB) of Pakistan Engineering Council.


Vision and Mission


Vision of NED University is to "Be a leader in enabling Pakistan's social and economic transformation"

Mission of NED University is "Acquire education and research excellence in engineering and allied disciplines to produce leadership and enabling application of knowledge and skills for the benefit of the society with integrity and wisdom"



Vision - To excel in teaching, research and innovation in civil engineering and associated fields to produce human capital delivering professional services and leadership contributing towards sustainable development at national and global level.

Mission - To provide a high quality learning environment inculcating fundamental and specialized engineering knowledge, skills in critical thinking, communication, team work and leadership for producing globally competitive engineers; and to create opportunities for students and faculty for conducting basic and applied research that contributes to society through sustainable engineering principles and practices


Program Educational Objectives (PEO)

The Civil Engineering program at the Department of Civil Engineering produces graduates who:

PEO-1: Demonstrate necessary knowledge and skills in Civil Engineering profession.

PEO-2: Work, manage in team and effectively communicate with stakeholders.

PEO-3: Undertake professional practice considering ethical, societal and environmental implications.

PEO-4: Be engaged in lifelong learning and continued professional growth


Program Learning Objectives (PLO)

The graduates of Civil Engineering Department will demonstrate the following attributes for their professional career. .

Engineering Knowledge: An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals and an engineering specialization to the solution of complex engineering problems. 

Problem Analysis: An ability to identify, formulate, research literature, and analyze complex engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusions using first principles of mathematics, natural sciences and engineering sciences. 

Design/Development of Solutions: An ability to design solutions for complex engineering problems and design systems, components or processes that meet specified needs with appropriate consideration for public health and safety, cultural, societal, and environmental considerations 

Investigation: An ability to investigate complex engineering problems in a methodical way including literature survey, design and conduct of experiments, analysis and interpretation of experimental data, and synthesis of information to derive valid conclusions. 

Modern Tool Usage: An ability to create, select and apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern engineering and IT tools, including prediction and modeling, to complex engineering activities, with an understanding of the limitations. 

The Engineer and Society: An ability to apply reasoning informed by contextual knowledge to assess societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the responsibilities relevant to professional engineering practice and solution to complex engineering problems. 

Environment and Sustainability: An ability to understand the impact of professional engineering solutions in societal and environmental contexts and demonstrate knowledge of and need for sustainable development. 

Ethics: Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of engineering practice. 

Individual and Team Work: An ability to work effectively, as an individual or in a team, on multifaceted and /or multidisciplinary settings. 

Communication: An ability to communicate effectively, orally as well as in writing, on complex engineering activities with the engineering community and with society at large, such as being able to comprehend and write effective reports and design documentation, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear instructions. 

Project Management: An ability to demonstrate management skills and apply engineering principles to one‟s own work, as a member and/or leader in a team, to manage projects in a multidisciplinary environment.

Lifelong Learning: An ability to recognize importance of, and pursue lifelong learning in the broader context of innovation and technological developments.