Time Line

  • January 2001
  • Air Marshal (Retd) Qazi Javed Ahmed appointed as Vice Chancellor.

  • August 2001
  • Feasibility report submitted to UGC.

  • November 2001
  • Inspection of the designated premises carried out by UGC.

  • March 2002
  • Air Comodore (Retd) Zafar Ahmed appointed as Director P & D.

  • April 2002
  • Feasibility of the Air University revised in the light of the fresh conditions imposed by the UGC for establishing a University.

  • Construction of Admin Block commenced.

  • June 2002
  • Advertising campaign started of admissions in Electronics, Engineering and MBA.

  • July 2002
  • Hiring of faculty and staff for Air University commenced.

    University Prospectus and Students' Handbook designed.

  • August 2002
  • Charter re-submitted to the Cabinet Division, after having been routed through HEC, Education Ministry, and Ministry of Law.

  • September 2002
  • Charter revised in accordance with the Model Universities Act, and submitted to the Cabinet for the second time.

    Classes of the first batch of Air University commenced.

  • October 2002
  • Air University Charter signed by the President of Pakistan.

    First student Handbook published.

  • April 2003
  • AU administration moved into the newly constructed Block.

  • June 2003
  • Cheif of Air Staff visited the University.

    Prime Minister of Pakistan formally inaugurates the Air University, and donates Rs. 20 million to the University.

  • September 2003
  • First semester of the new intake in Telecom, Computer, and Mechatronics Engineering commenced.

  • Feburary 2004
  • First meeting of the Air University Board of Governors held.

  • March 2005
  • PEC's 1st Inspection for accreditation of Engineering Disciplines carried out.

  • September 2005
  • In about one year's time PCs-1 for Computer Labs (Rs. 10 Million), IT and Computer Labs (Rs. 25.27 Million), and three Engineering Labs (Rs. 36.13 Million), were approved by the HEC.

  • February 2006
  • HEC approved PC-1 and construction work commenced on Institute of Avionics and Aeronautics.

  • March 2006
  • PEC's 2nd Inspection for accreditation carried out.

  • April 2006
  • PEC accorded accreditation for Electronics Engineering program.

  • July 2006
  • First Newsletter Published.

  • September 2007
  • First convocation held. 463 Students received degrees.

  • April 2008
  • First student week held.

  • June 2008
  • First project exhibition held.

  • October 2008
  • New Student Service Center opened.

  • November 2008
  • New Vice Chancellor appointed.

  • June 2009
  • New degree programmes launched

  • March, 2010
  • Project Exhibition held, Sports Week held

  • December, 2010
  • Dr. Muhammad Arif receives Best University Teacher Award from HEC

  • March, 2011
  • AU Multan Campus lauched, Director Multan Campus joined.

  • April, 2011
  • Sports week held, Air University Wins the Prestigious British Council / HEC INSPIRE Grant

  • June, 2011
  • Open House 2011 - Post Graduate Research and Development

  • July 2011
  • Open house 2011 Post Graduates Research and Development (IAA)

  • July 2011
  • Annual Engineering Project Exhibition held.

  • February 2012
  • INSPIRE grant by BC and HEC for AU

  • April 2012
  • Multan Campus inaugurated by Prime Minister of Pakistan

  • July 2012
  • Third convocation held in the Islamabad.

  • October 2012
  • "W" Ranking for Air University by HEC

  • December 2012
  • Air University signs MoU with University of Southampton, UK

  • December 2012
  • Department of Electrical Engineering inaugurated a state of art Power Systems Laboratory

  • February 2013
  • Global Robotic Competition held.

  • April 2013
  • Air Cdre Ghulam Mujaddid (retd.) appointed as Additional Registrar

  • July 2013
  • Annual Engineering Project Exhibition held

  • November 2013
  • Participated in “International Conference on Languages 2013 (ICL 2013)” in Phuket, Thailand

  • November 2013
  • Organized “International Conference on Modeling and Simulation”

  • April 2014
  • Fourth convocation held in the Islamabad

  • October 20, 2014
  • AVM Faaiz Amir, HI (M), S Bt (Retd.) appointed Vice Chancellor Air University

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