Dr. Syed Muhammad Jafar (Late) established a Technical Training Institute in 1984 near Moon Market, Allama Iqbal Town, Lahore with the sole aim to provide technical & vocational education to the unskilled and unprivileged youth. The objective was to transform the unprivileged youth into a skilled force in order to curb their poverty/financial issues by equipping them with technical skills to overcome job market depression and motivating them for self-employment. The Technical Training Centre offered Technical & Vocational Short courses of 3 and 6 months duration.
The Training Centre was upgraded into Pak Polytechnic Institute (PPI) in 1993 and got affiliated with Punjab Board of Technical Education (P.B.T.E), Lahore and started offering Diploma in Associate Engineering (D.A.E) 3 Year courses as well. The Institute exhibited continuous improvement and on the basis of their performance Permanent Affiliation status from P.B.T.E was awarded in January 2006.
Bachelor of Technology (BS Tech) degree classes in affiliation with the University of Sargodha started in the year 2015. Private Virtual Campus PLHR-02 of Virtual University, Pakistan was established in the Institute for the conduct of Training and Examinations for disciplines offered by Virtual University.
The Institute is governed by I.T.E Trust, a Non-Profit Organization with tax exemption u/s 2(36) of Income Tax Ordinance 2001 by the Federal Board of Revenue.