LAHORE:29 August: Punjab University (PU) administration on Tuesday organised a meeting with principals and representatives of affiliated colleges to improve quality of education. The meeting was organised at the university’s Faisal Auditorium in which Punjab Higher Education Commission (PHEC) Director General Dr Shahid Soroya, deans of various faculties, administrative officers and principals/representatives of 618 colleges affiliated with Punjab University participated. Speaking on the occasion, Vice Chancellor Prof Niaz Ahmad Akhtar said the incumbent administration was very serious to take steps to improve academic standard. We must have competent faculty, modern curriculum and appropriate infrastructure for improving quality of education. Our degrees must be market-oriented and our graduates must have skills relevant to their degrees, he said and added quality of graduates on campus and in affiliated colleges should be equal at least and the administration would focus on it. He said Punjab University would also ensure academic audit of programmes. We must play our role to eliminate unemployment from the country and raise standard of our degrees, he said. Later, a detailed question-answer session was held with the principals/representatives of affiliated colleges to get feedback, resolve several issues and improve quality of education. The VC announced to form several committees. The principals/representatives of the colleges thanked the vice chancellor for providing them with the opportunity to interact with each other and work collectively to improve quality of education. Meanwhile, the PU Examinations Department declared the results of BS Applied Geology 4th professional second annual 2017 and annual 2018. The detailed results are available at PU websitewww.pu.edu.pk.The news.