Chip design centre to be set up at IUB

Our Correspondent

The Punjab government has approved the setting up of chip design centers at a cost of Rs 41.75 million in eight universities of Punjab including the Islamia University of Bahawalpur.

Vice-Chancellor of the Islamia University of Bahawalpur Prof. Dr Athar Mahboob has thanked the Provincial Minister for Higher Education Raja Yasir Humayun Sarfraz for giving priority to the Islamia University of Bahawalpur for the establishment of Chip Design Center.

He said that thanks to the special attention of the government, a chip design center would be set up in the university this year.

The project would launch undergraduate and graduate-level courses in chip design. With the help of these courses, students would receive training in Commercial Grade, IC & Design and their verification tools.

After the training, students would be fully prepared to work in the domestic and foreign IT market and would be able to find employment easily. Integrated circuit chip technology has revolutionized the world of computers and electronics.

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