Sukkur IBA University
Merit, Quality, Excellence
Thanks to the broader scope of our program, the students can apply for Conventional as well Renewable Energy (RE) jobs. Thus they have an inherent advantage when entering the job market. The students will gain expertise from Energy generation to final utilization. Included in the degree program are the components of Energy Efficiency and Conservation, Energy Policy including RE and Energy Economics. Some of the potential job markets are:
 

Government Sector:

WAPDA, AEDB, PCRET, NESPAK, NTDC, PPIB, NIE, PCST, PCSIR, PSF, ENERCON, Power Utilities Companies, Provincial Energy and Power Departments. The Federal and Provincial Governments have started RE implementation projects with more to follow in the future.
 

Academia:

Research Assistants, Lab-Engineers and Lecturers in Academic Institutes.
 

Private:

There is a multitude of private companies working on RE (particularly on Solar and Wind Energy) with more entering the market everyday (Nizam Solar, Ittefaq Solar, Highnoon International, AkhterSolar, QA Solar (100 MW) etc).
 

Donor Agency Projects:

The World Bank has sanctioned 1 billion dollars for Pakistan, out of which 600 million shall be spent on Energy Sector Reforms. ADB March 2014, The Asian Development Bank has called for Energy Sector Restructuring Program in Pakistan. USAID is currently working on Energy Efficiency and Energy reform program in Pakistan, including increasing generation capacity. GIZ is running the REEE program in Pakistan since 2005 (Renewable Energies and Energy Efficiency). JICA established the first large-scale Solar Power plant in Pakistan when they powered the Pak Secretariat buildings (P & C) with Solar Energy. Also WWF is very involved in Energy Conservation in Pakistan.

Entrepreneurship:

Our students will be taught not just to acquire jobs but also to create new jobs. They can start their own companies and projects with innovative ideas. Thanks to our strong business school, we have a unique opportunity to create tomorrow’s leaders.
 

Creating new needs:

Sukkur IBA shall create a new dialogue with the Federal and Provincial Governments for increased use of Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency. We shall push for the policy-making and regulations on Energy Efficiency and Carbon Credits. For example, the Energy Efficiency (Power Consumption) ratings for the buildings have to be redefined and implemented.
 

International Markets:

We are creating graduates not just for the local job markets but also for international opportunities. Our graduates shall have what it takes to succeed in the global competition.
 

Further Education:

There is always the opportunity for further studies (MS & PhD). Our students should stand a good chance to be accepted for quality institutes of higher learning.