ISSN E 2409-2770
ISSN P 2521-2419

Causes of Delay in the Establishment of Public Sector University in Newly Merged District of KP, Pakistan



Vol. 7, Issue 05, PP. 221-227, May 2020

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Keywords: Establishment of public sector University, Newly merged district of KP, Causes of delays, Public sector construction projects

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Delays are one of the major issues in the development venture. Because of this, projects surpass projected time and cost. Retardation in the project can be reduced only when its reasons are determined and evaluated.  The main focus of this research study was to determine the delaying causes in the establishment of FATA University. The study follows a quantitative approach where a well-defined questionnaire was distributed among the experts directly managing the construction project of FATA University, i.e. the consultant, the contractor, and the client for the data collection. Relative Important Index (RII) was employed in the research methodology to determine the significance of each delaying factor. Top five delaying causes in the establishment of FATA University project were recorded as (1) client having risk attitudes, (2) Lack of coordination between client, contractor, and consultant, (3) slow decision effects, (4) consultant supervisory staff size and (5) frequent changes in design documents by the consultant. The efficient management and planning of these delaying factors will positively affect the project completion time and its overall cost.


  1. Mirza Ali, mirza.ali@fu.edu.pk, Department of Works, FATA University, Pakistan.
  2. Shahid Iqbal, shahid.civil@suit.edu.pk, Department of Civil Engineering, Sarhad University of Science and Information Technology, Peshawar, Pakistan.
  3. Qaiser Iqbal, qi.civil@suit.edu.pk, Department of Civil Engineering, Sarhad University of Science and Information Technology, Peshawar, Pakistan.

Mirza Ali Shahid Iqbal Qaiser Iqbal "Causes of Delay in the Establishment of Public Sector University in Newly Merged District of KP Pakistan" International Journal of Engineering Works Vol. 7 Issue 05 PP. 221-227 May 2020 https://doi.org/10.34259/ijew.20.705221227.


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