Pakistan Engineering Council

Pakistan Engineering Council
پاكستان انجینئری انجمن
Abbreviation PEC
Formation January 10, 1976 (1976-01-10)
Type Governmental organization
Purpose Accreditation, Regulation and licensure in engineering
Headquarters Islamabad
Region served
Official language
Urdu and English
Engr. Jawed Salim Qureshi[1]
Senior Vice Chairman
Engr. Inam Ahmad Osmani[1]
Parent organization
Ministry of Science and Technology (Pakistan)

Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC) (Urdu: پاكستان انجینئری انجمن; acronym) is a professional body and statutory federal institution for accreditation of engineering education and regulation of engineering profession in Pakistan.[2] Established in 1976 by the PEC 1976 Act of the Constitution of Pakistan, it represents the engineering community in the country and assists the Government of Pakistan at the federal and provincial levels.[3]

PEC grants license and issues registration of engineers, consulting engineers and constructors/operators. It is also discharged with the accreditation and regulation of engineering education throughout the country. PEC also acts as a think tank to the government and undertakes efforts to establish scientific standards for engineering innovations and services.[4] Its headquarters is located in Islamabad and regional/branch/liaison offices are located in main cities of Pakistan.[5] PEC became a provisional member of Washington Accord in 2010 and full member in 2017.[6] In 2018, PEC became a full member of International Professional Engineer (IntPE) Agreement (IPEA).[7]


  1. 1 2 "PEC GOVERNING BODY 2015-2018" (PDF). Retrieved 6 July 2018.
  2. "PEC Introduction". Retrieved 6 July 2018.
  3. "Brief History". Retrieved 6 July 2018.
  4. "PEC Functions". Retrieved 6 July 2018.
  5. "Signatories » International Engineering Alliance". Retrieved 6 July 2018.
  6. "Members » International Engineering Alliance". Retrieved 6 July 2018.
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