S.M. Yunus is celebrated as being the first
(Senior Under Officer) of Cadet College Petaro. He
was the SUO for four years, i.e. from 1959 to
Yunus excelled in sports at the college. As the
top athlete of the college, he was appointed the
College Athletics Team Captain for two years -
1961-1963. In addition, he was also the captain of
the College Basketball team in 1961-62, the
captain of the College Cricket Team in 1962-63,
and captain of the College
Shooting Team in
1961-63. In addition to being the captain of
so many teams, he was a member of the teams in
most of the other sports as well including hockey,
football and riding.
He won the first Stick of Honour of the college in
After leaving Petaro, at first he took a B.Sc.
degree and then went on to do his B.E. in Civil
Engineering. Later on he did his Masters in
During his career, he was given the honour of
being the Goodwill Ambassador of the State of West
Virginia for separation of storm sewers.
He works for Matrix Consultants as an
Environmental Systems Engineering Manager.
He is presently settled down in Karachi.