University of Engineering and Technology, Taxila, or UET Taxila is located at Taxila, Punjab, Pakistan. It was established in 1975 as a campus of University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore and chartered as an independent university in 1993, offering Bachelor, Master, and Doctoral degrees in disciplines in Engineering.UET is a state university and the Governor of Punjab is the Chancellor of the university. The Vice-Chancellor is the executive head and manages the university functions.It offers degrees in nine engineering studies: Computer, Telecom, Software, Electrical, Electronics, Civil,Environmental and Mechanical at the main campus, and Mechatronics and Electronics at the subcampus of Chakwal. It is located near the historical site of Julian University, an ancient Buddhist university.There are some remnants of the ancient civilization of Taxila around the main campus. This includes the Jandial tempal(Right next to the gate#1), The city of sirkap, Bhir Mound, the ruins of the stupa at Dharmarajika, the monastery at Jaulian, the monastery at Mohra Muradu in addition to a number of stupas.Taxila Museum is three kilometers from the campus.HistoryWith the increase in student enrollment in the 1970s, additional campuses of the University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore were built, including the University College of Engineering Taxila, in 1975. For three years it functioned at Sahiwal. In 1978 it was shifted to its permanent location at Taxila. The college continued its working under the administrative control of the University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore till October 1993. During this month it received its charter as an independent university under the University of Engineering and Technology Taxila Ordinance 1993. Enrollment of undergraduate and postgraduate students is about 3000.