Punjab University Lahore

Punjab University awarded two PhD degrees to two scholars.

LAHORE:July 22: Punjab University (PU) has awarded two PhD degrees to two scholars. According to details, Hira Tariq has been awarded PhD in the subject of Mathematics after approval of her thesis entitled “Efficacious Algorithms for the Solutions of Fractional Differential Equations” and Iram Khan in the subject of Chemistry after approval of her thesis entitled “Synthesis Characterisation and Biological Activity of Complexes of Certain Lanthanide Ions with N-and O-Containing Mixed Ligands”.

Governor directed to appoint DUHS VC in three days

LAHORE:21July:However, on June 24, Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif interviewed all six candidates for vice chancellorship at Punjab University and MNSUET. Academic circles hoped that permanent vice chancellors would be appointment soon after the interviews; however, the government has now revised its position and decided to start the appointment process anew.

Report sought from Punjab govt in VCs case

LAHORE:July 18: The Lahore High Court on Monday sought a report from the Punjab government on a petition seeking a stay order against appointment of vice-chancellors at three public sector universities. Dr Abdul Mannan filed the petition pleading that the government initiated the process for the appointment of VCs at Punjab University, King Edward Medical University and Fatima Jinnah Medical College University.

Online admissions begin at PUCIT

LAHORE:16 July:The Punjab University has officially inaugurated online admissions at Punjab University College of Information Technology (PUCIT). Punjab University Vice Chancellor Dr Zafar Mueen Nasir inaugurated PUCIT’s indigenous single sign on admission system. On the first day of online registration, more than 1,500 applicants signed up and printed their challan forms to submit the fee. This year, PUCIT expects to receive a record number of applicants due to this hassle-free, automated, and online process at their doorstep.

CPEC will bring prosperity in region: PU VC

LAHORE :14 July:Punjab University Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Zafar Mueen Nasir has said that China-Pakistan Economic Corridor will bring prosperity in the region as China and Pakistan are partners in development. He was addressing the certificate distribution ceremony among Chinese language students of PU Confucius Centre at Al Raazi Hall here on Thursday. Directors of PU Confucius Centre Prof Liu Chensheng and Dr Rana Ejaz Ahmed, Dean Faculty of Oriental Learning Prof Dr Saleem Mazhar, Director External Linkages Dr Fauzia Hadi Ali and a large number of students were present on the occasion.

Punjab University awarded PhD degrees to three scholars.

Lahore:08 July:Sumera Siddiqui, daughter of Abdul Ghaffar Siddiqui, has been awarded a PhD in zoology after approval of her thesis entitled “Low Cost Single Cell Protein Based Fish Feed For Early Culturing of Labeo Rohita”, Sabin Fatima, d/o Mian Muhammad Ramazan, in agriculture (plant pathology) after approval of her thesis entitled “Management of Fusarium Wilt in Tomato Using Non-Pathogenic Indigenous Pseudomonas Strains” and Ali Kamran son of Muhammad Ikhlaque, in environmental science after approval of his thesis entitled “A Study of Municipal Solid Waste Management with Emphasis on Materi

Teachers should be consulted on VCs criteria’

LAHORE:08 July: Federation of All Pakistan Academic Staff Association (FAPUASA), Punjab chapter, has demanded the provincial government that criteria for appointment of vice-chancellors (VCs) should be finalised after consulting all stakeholders, including the FAPUASA and specially its Punjab chapter. An emergency meeting of FAPUASA, Punjab chapter, was held at Punjab University here on Friday to discuss and deliberate over one-point agenda regarding formulation of criteria for the appointment of the VCs in the public sector universities of Punjab.

5-year LLB programme not workable, court told

LAHORE:01 July:A commission on legal education and law colleges on Friday informed the Lahore High Court that 5-year degree programme of Bachelor in Legislative Law (LLB) was a poor programme and dangerous for the future of coming generations. The commission headed by Anwar Kamal submitted 18-page report before a three-member full bench of the Lahore High Court. The commission in its report claimed that five-year LLB programme seemed result of non-cooperation of various educational institutions and public administrative departments.

PU Syndicate holds ‘illegal’ meeting, approves Rs 9bn budget

LAHORE:June 9: The Punjab University on Thursday held its syndicate meeting despite the stay order by the Lahore High Court (LHC). Teachers held a protest outside the vice chancellor's office and tried to stop the meeting. The meeting of syndicate approved budget for fiscal year 2017-18 of Rs 9 billion however, a number of teachers including elected members of PU Senate and PU Academic Staff Association (PUASA) stormed into the syndicate meeting and staged a protest demonstration outside the vice chancellor's office terming the meeting illegal.

Rs9b PU budget approved amid teachers’ protest

LAHORE:June 9: Punjab University syndicate meeting chaired by interim Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Zaffar Mueen Nasir approved Rs 9 billion budget for the year 2017-18, amid strong protest from some members of the varsity senate, elected members of the Academic Staff Association (ASA) and faculty members. Those who protested were of the view that the interim VC was supposed to get approval to hold the syndicate meeting from the chancellor, which they claimed he didn’t, owing to which the same was allegedly illegal.


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