Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology (Urdu: غلام اسحاق خان انسٹیٹیوٹ) also referred to as GIK Institute or GIKI (pronounced JeeKee) is one of the top ranking engineering institutes in Pakistan.
The university is situated beside the river Indus in the mountains of Tarbela and Gadoon-Amazai, in the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa near the town of Topi and in proximity to the lakes of Tarbela Dam (world’s largest earth-filled dam) and Ghazi.
Its campus is in the mountains of Tarbela and Gadoon-Amazai, and is a residential campus with accommodation for students. Local sights include Lahor, where Pāṇini is believed to have composed the Sanskrit grammar, and near which Alexander the Great and hisGreek army crossed the Indus on his way to India, Shabaz Ghari famous for the Ashoka inscriptions and Takht Bhai, the site of one of the best preserved Buddhist monasteries.
GIKI offers undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in six engineering disciplines:
- Electronic Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
- Metallurgy & Materials Engineering (changed to Manufacturing and Materials Engineering in 2007)
- Computer Systems Engineering
- Computer Software Engineering
- Engineering Sciences
GIK Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology, Topi (23640), Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan.
Telephone: (0938) 271858 (20 lines) Fax: (0938) 271865, 271877