TEC introduced in Pakistan the concept of vendor Authorized training provider as first WordStar, WordPerfect, lotus, AT&T and Microsoft. TEC identified that validation of skills worldwide is the critical success factor as early as 12th February 1992.
TEC came into being with the objective of preparing our youth for the innovative skilled jobs of tomorrow. In 1994, TEC introduced Online International Certifications in Pakistan making it affordable and became First Testing Center of Prometric with ID as PK1. Tec unique contribution has been to bring verifiable international qualifications within Pakistan. Earlier people had to travel from Pakistan to Hong Kong and spent $2500 for taking a test of $50. Bringing International Certification has provided high paid job opportunities to hundreds of thousands of Youth from middle and lower income groups as getting international certification became affordable.
Over these years TEC has succeeded in developing a nationwide network in 100 public sector universities across Pakistan. Additionally 47 testing facilities exist in training centers. This core initiative created job opportunities to hundreds of thousands aspirant during all these years. Aarifa Karim as Icon IT became one of the beneficiaries of TEC initiative along others.