How to Find Us

Spread over an area of more than 400 acres, the Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute is located in the midst of the unspoilt and nature-rich countryside of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province of Pakistan.
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International Advisory Board

The founding fathers of the Institute were conscious of the fact that in spite of all the idealism one may have, new institutions tend to regress towards the existing models, and fail thereby to live up to the ideals which inspired their creation.

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Milestones

  • 1988 Establishment of SOPREST
  • 1989 Completion of Feasibility Report
  • 1990 Civil Work Started
  • 1993 First Batch of Students Inducted
  • 1997 First Batch Graduated
  • 2001 Graduate Program Started
  • 2003 First Batch of MS Graduates
  • 2004 Ten Year Anniversary Celebrated

Academic Staff


  • Faculty Members (PhDs) : 58
  • Research Associates : 38
  • Engineers/Programmers/Research Officers: 45

Student Societies & Clubs


  • ACM - Association of Computing Machinery
  • Adventure Club - Sailing, Hiking, Adventure Trips, etc
  • AIAA - American Institute of Aeronautics & Astronautics
  • ASME - American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • CDES - Cultural Dramatic & Entertainment Society
  • GEAS - GIK Environmental & Awareness Society
  • GSS - GIK Sports Society, Cricket Club, Hockey team, Badminton team, etc
  • Horizon - GIK Student Publication Society, Annual issue of Horizon Magazine
  • IEE - Institute of Electrical Engineers
  • IEEE - Institute of Electrical & Electronic Engineers
  • LDS - Literary and Debating Society
  • Media Club - Movie Making, Photography, Desktop Publisher, Event Coverage, etc
  • Naqsh - Arts Society
  • Netronix - Hostel Network Administrators
  • Science Society - Science Day, etc
  • SOPHEP - Society for Promotion of Higher education, Pakistan
  • SPIE - Society for Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers
  • TMS/ASM - The Mineral, Metal & Material Society/American Society for Materials
  • WES - Women Engineers Society

Student Projects


  • Project Topi - A charity for the uplift of the surrounding locality of GIK

Medium of Instruction


  • The medium of instruction at this Institute is English.