Jul 24 - 30, 2000
South City Institute of Management & Technology (SCIMT) has been established since February 1998. The Institute has obtained the NOC for the chartered from University Grants Commission vide # 15-13/ugc-sec/99/92.
SCIMT a Private Co-education Institute is established to meet the challenges of 21st century and to make its humble contribution in the economic and technological development of Pakistan by providing quality education at an affordable cost.
The Institute is managed by a group of dedicated professionals and academicians who have committed their lives to the cause of not only upgrading the education standards in Pakistan but to provide excellent professionals who can meet the challenges and the requirements of the new millennium.
Institute offers full time as well as part time on campus Bachelors, Masters and Executive Masters degree programs. All programs are based on directed study and provide unique opportunities for personal and professional growth.
SCIMT's vision is in line with the aspirations of the nation, that "by year 2020 Pakistan should fully emerge as a newly industrialized nation and should gain a status of center of education in Near East Asia region. The quality of life of the people of Pakistan should rise to standards of developed countries and that an average Pakistani should feel himself/herself as empowered and globally competitive".
This vision directs the basic philosophy of SCIMT that is "to prepare its students for an uncertain world in which the pace of changes seems to be ever accelerating". This will be achieved by providing education and training that harnesses, develops and catalyzes the constructive and productive use of the full potentials and capabilities of Pakistani men and women into becoming creative, decisive, critically thinking and acting individuals.
The main objective of SCIMT is:
"To provide quality education to its students for professional careers, carried out in professional way at an affordable cost".
This will be achieved by:
Pursuing excellence in education and research by developing appropriate curricula and teaching practices, acquiring talented faculty and providing an environment conducive to teaching and learning.
Keeping abreast with the state of the art educational technology.
Developing activity based education at each level, i.e., delivering practical excellence.
Developing the creative, decisive, and critically thinking skills in students to prepare them as innovators and leaders in their area of specialization to deal with routine and non routine decisions problems.
Inculcating social, moral, political and ethical sense of responsibilities.
Continuously strengthening links with business community, understanding their needs and developing the required curricula and education pedagogy
Actively pursue the advanced research activities, leading SCIMT to be developed as centers of excellence.
Collaborating SCIMT with locally and internationally in the field of education and research.
Continuous introduction of new programs.
We believe that education programs must impart to candidates the latest information relevant to industry practice, and must transfer that information in a way that is useable and applicable to their professional careers. Hence the programs offered are constantly monitored and revised to ensure that we stay at the frontier of the global best practice in management and technological education.
Methods of instructions:
The role of education, particularly higher education has become increasingly important in today's world. Closer collaboration and the implementation of articulation processes between the tiers of elementary, secondary and tertiary education are now becoming essential. Higher education can only serve the needs of its students if elementary and secondary education has done its job.
The educational philosophy of SCIMT aims to broaden students skills based on professional and practical approach. The institute provides an intellectually stimulating and congenial environment, prizes critical thinking, active discussions and scholarly inquiry. It upholds academic freedom and value intellectual integrity and spiritual interdependence of each student.
The students are viewed as individuals. Teacher-Student ratio is ideal i.e., 1:15. The students are encouraged to explore and find their interests and strengths. The courses are taught in such a manner that interconnections between local environmental conditions and particular program are blended together, resulting in the development of specialized professional skills. The courses are designed on the conviction that "education affects and transforms the whole person".
By acquiring this extra knowledge and skills, students of SCIMT are not only able to demonstrate their potentials in the practical life but with this distinguish edge they are also able to obtain a better job positions right from the start of their careers.
The curriculum is flexible, offering both elective choices and a core of required courses. Examination forms only part of the course requirements. Classes, for the most part work through discussions is usually a significant factor in each student's grade.
The faculty is one of the key pillars in the success of South City Institute of Management & Technology. The Institute has distinguished and seasoned permanent and visiting faculty members. Most of them are foreign qualified and are research based with having working experience in different industries and also teaching experience at different Universities of repute.
The faculty emphasis on the training of mind, rather than stuffing it with an inert body of facts. The purpose is expanding the scientific imagination of the student's mind rather than making them tread the well-worn and outmoded grooves of thought. Guided by such convictions, the teacher educates their students by confronting them with real-life problems, and inculcating in them a problem-solving approach. They are encouraged to explore, to solve problems, to break new grounds and to cultivate leadership qualities.
The faculty members are not only dedicated to teach, research and write but they also professionally involve themselves with the students beyond the classrooms and guide them to anticipate career choices and in some cases link them with the people and organizations directly related to individual interests.
Programs offered at SCIMT:
Information Technology (Computer Sciences)
Textile Technology Management.
Faculty of Business Administration
The professionalism of Business Management is a major contribution to a nation's economic success. It is a Management qualification, designed to provide students with the background to promote their individual careers well into the 21st century. The Business Administration program at SCIMT is carefully designed to balance the theoretical with practical approach. The courses are developed to provide students with a thorough coverage of the key functional aspects of business studies. By studying the dynamics and selecting from the wide range of options offered in the semesters, students can approach a business career with confidence and ambition.
The Institute offers the following three degree programs in the faculty of Business Administration.
Bachelors of Business Administration:
Masters of Business Administration:
Executive MBA Program:
The Executive MBA program spread over one year (4 quarters). The students are required to study 12 courses inclusive 8 electives.
SCIMT at present offers the specialization for Business Administration in the following areas.
Marketing, Finance & Accounting, Banking & Finance, Project Management, Human Resources Management, Management Information System and General Management,
Faculty of Computer Sciences:
The Faculty of Computer Sciences is equipped with three most modern "Hands on" computer laboratories. Each lab is equipped with modern microcomputers PC's (Pentiums II & III) with 24 hours Internet facility.
The faculty of Computer Sciences at South City Institute of Management & Technology offers two separate degree programs. These are
Information Technology Degree Program
Computer Software Development Degree Program
Information Technology Department:
The Information Technology degree program at SCIMT is designed in view of the recent hi-tech development and needs of the market.
The whole structure of IT is based on Practical approach, which emphasis on computer programming, system analysis, E-Commerce, Web page development and designing, Networking Administration, Graphics & Animation designing tools.
Scimt offers the following degree programs in Information Technology.
Bachelors in Information Technology (BIT)
Masters in Information Technology (MIT) 16 months.
Executive Masters in Information Technology (EMIT) 12 months
The course contents in the IT degree programs are prepared in such a manner that it develop the creative skills in the students. And they can start their career as a solution developer & Programmer for web Page, and System Analyst. After completing the degree program students can join Information Technology departments in IT Solution Developers Houses, Banks, Insurance companies, Stock Exchange, Local and Multinational Organization or to those companies who are already promoting business on Internet or are willing to promote their business on Internet.
Computer Software Development Department:
In this department the courses are designed for students who want to gain in- depth understanding of computer with specific emphasis on software development. It lays out the underline principles that governs the use and study of computing including theoretical and mathematical foundations, software development principles, computer operations and computer system designing and specifications. This degree program is ideal preparation for a range of careers, or as a basis for further study or research.
The institute offers computer software development degree programs in the following disciplines:
Bachelors in Computer Sciences (BCS)
Masters in Computer Sciences (MCS)
Executive Masters in Computer Sciences (EMCS) 12 months
All the degree programs in this department are divided in two phases. At the first phase the course provides foundation studies in software development, computer technology and the required mathematics for the Bachelors and advanced level of studies for the Masters. In the second phase students develop and extend their knowledge of the theoretical basis of software development and computing system and study elective courses according to their level of studies.
Faculty of Textile Technology Management:
The Faculty of Textile Technology Management Department offers degree programs in three disciplines:
Textile Designing &
The courses offered in the textile technology management department gives students a multidisciplinary introduction to the many techniques and management technologies used in the textile industry.
The institute has Designing Lab, CAD-CAM Separation Unit, Spinning and Dyeing Bath Unit and a modern and comprehensive Processing Lab.
Institute also provides their Students the opportunities to visit modern textile industries located in Karachi and interior Sindh.
Accreditation and Chartered:
South City Institute of Management & Technology has obtained the NOC for the chartered from the University Grants Commission vide NOC # 15-13/ugc-sec/99/92. The management of the SCIMT is planning to proceed very soon for the chartered from the Government of Sindh to obtain the degree granted status.
South City Institute is in possession of plot of land measuring 21.03 acres of land located at super highway. The mother Campus of SCIMT will be constructed over there. Appropriate building blocks will be constructed, meeting the requirement of the institute. The premises will have eleven different Faculties with administrative block where offices of Chancellor, Vice Chancellor, Registrar etc., will be located. The academic blocks would house offices of Deans, Associate Professors, Lecturers, Classrooms, Computer Laboratories, Library and auditorium. Appropriate recreational facilities will be made available.
Placement Bureau & Internship Training:
Internship training is mandatory for all students at South City Institute. The training starts from 5th. Semesters for Bachelors degree program, and from 4th. Semester for Masters degree program. Placement bureau is already established at SCIMT. The function of this Bureau is to search and develop contacts with the companies for the internship training to our students. The placement bureau also helps in locating the jobs for the pass out graduates.
Scimt provides the following facilities:
Health care Insurance for all students, Pick & drop for girls, Hands on Computer Lab., Textile Lab., Cad-Cam, Textile Designing Room, Separation Unit, Spinning and Dyeing Bath unit, 24 hours Internet facility for students, Students counseling & Advisory services, Job placement & Internship training.