This university is the leading engineering university of Pakistan. It is also referred to as UET. Balochistan University of engineering and technology offers Bachelor and Master Degree program. The students of the university generally are known as BUETIANS. The Chancellor of the university is the Governor of Balochistan, Pakistan and UET Khuzdar is a public university. The vice-chancellor is the managerial head and supervises the university tasks. The university is positioned on the outer edge of Khuzdar, known as the heart of Balochistan. On National highway the city of Khuzdar is located that links it with Pakistan, Turkey and Iran. Khuzdar is 400 km away from Karachi and 300 km away from Quetta and both are the main cities of Pakistan. Near the university the airport of the city is located.
Previously it was a college but now it has got the status of university and it is built on the foot-hills and the area it encompasses is about 200 acres. The clean and peaceful atmosphere makes the university an ideal place for academic and research activities. The educational standard of the university is widely known. UET hires highly experienced staff to educate their students. Best educational facilities are available in the university. The institute offers Bachelors, Masters and Degree programs in various departments that include Mechanical Engineering, Information Technology, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Basic Sciences and Electrical Engineering.
The university encompasses several co-curriculum activities to keep the environment healthy and entertaining besides these they also consist of official societies to encourage co-curriculum activities. The official societies of the university include dramatic society, Islamic society, quiz society, debating society, literary society and teachers association BUETTA. In its admission criteria only the residence of Balochistan can apply ion openmerit. Students from other provinces can apply through their province as following seat distributions Punjab = 10, NWFP =04, Sindh (Rural/Urban) =04, AJK =2, FATA =2, Northern Areas =03, Federal Capital Area =02, DAE =03. For admission students from all over the country apply in the university. Further more students from all over Balochistan can submit an application for self finance and the fee structure for applying on self finance basis is about PKR 450,000 per four year degree program. UET also organizes several events and programs. The university maintains a standard by producing top class students.