Military College of Engineering is located at Risalpur, in Nowshera District, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. Military College of Engineering was established by the Pakistan Army.
Military College of Engineering, Risalpur, is one of Pakistan’s premier civil engineering institutes, and is one of many educational institutes that come under the umbrella of National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST). Its students, upon graduation, are hired by some of the finest construction and engineering firm in Pakistan and the world.
Military College of Engineering is a well renowned institute in the field of civil engineering, with a rich history spanning over a half century. A year after the Independence of Pakistan, the School of Military Engineering (SME) was established at Sialkot in 1948. Having functioned at Sialkot for over four years, SME was shifted to Risalpur in 1952. Here it grew and expanded its sphere of activity beyond the combat related training and started with dispensation of civil engineering knowledge through regular Bachelor of Engineering classes. It gradually transformed into a full fledged and matured engineering college and was named College of Military Engineering (CME). In 1958, the institution was renamed as Military College of Engineering (MCE). In 1962 it was given the charter of self degree awarding and autonomous institution status by government of Pakistan. In 1988 it was affiliated in with University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore for post-graduate studies. MCE also sought collaboration with well reputed Michigan State University of the United States of America. Scores of graduates have attained their higher education degrees from reputed universities in the United States and United Kingdom After establishment of National University of Sciences and technology, NUST in 1995. Military College of Engineering became one of its constituents college and moving forward by leaps and bounds.