Reading hall named after Prof Sajjad Shaikh

Rawalpindi:January10:The main hall of Government Gordon College Library has been named after late Professor Sajjad Ahmed Shaikh, the former vice principal, a legendary teacher and a scholar of English, Urdu and Punjabi literatures, says a press release. In a ceremony held in the college library under the auspices of ‘Sajjad Shaikh Literary and Cultural Forum’, the widow of Professor Sajjad Shaikh formally launched ‘Sajjad Shaikh Reading Hall.’

Allama Iqbal Open University PTC Result

Islamabad:January10:Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) on Monday declared final results of PTC Programme for the Semester Spring 2016 and placed at the University’s Website. Intimation cards have been sent to all the concerned students at their postal address said a news release issued here. Result of B.Ed programmes will be announced within a week while results of Matriculation FA and BA programs would also be announced by the end of this month. Rests of ATTC and CT Programmes have already been declared.

Punjab University on Monday awarded six PhD degrees to scholars.

Lahore:January10:Qasmim Mahmood S/o Ghulam Mustafa was awarded a PhD degree in the subject of Physics after approval of his thesis entitled “First Principal Study of Zn-based Transition Metal (TM) Doped II-VI Ferromagnetic Semiconductors”, Imtiaz Alam S/o Khurshid Alam in the subject of Zoology after approval of his thesis entitled “Effects of Biotic and Abiotic Factors on the Web Design of Neoscona Theisi (Araneae, Arancidae)”, Khadija Shakrullah D/o Shakrullah Goria in the subject of South Asian Studies after approval of her thesis entitled “Assessing the Impact of Urbanization on Urban C

Govt to improve higher education, says minister

Lahore:January10: The Punjab government is committed to regularising higher education through composite interventions which would give our universities sustained foundations for elevating their academic standards according to international requirements. The CPEC is a cosmopolitan investment and the Punjab government is funding the learning of foreign languages by students as a new and prosperous future is knocking on our doors.

LHC seeks summary of permission for BZU sub-campus

Lahore:January10:A full bench of the Lahore High Court has directed the Advocate General Punjab to present original summary of the Punjab government allowing setting up sub-campus of Bahauddin Zakariya University, Lahore without fulfilling the legal requirements. The bench led by Justice Mazahar Ali Akbar Naqvi issued these directions while hearing the petition of students against the university administration after Higher Education Commission of Pakistan had declared it illegal and the campus was closed for the students.

Punjab University Lecture on Research Methodology

Lahore:January 07: Punjab University Centre for South Asian Studies (CSAS) organised a lecture on “Research Methodology as Part of Research Synopsis” at the centre’s auditorium. Department of Information Management Chairperson Prof Dr Kanwal Ameen was the keynote speaker on the occasion while CSAS Director Prof Dr Umbreen Javaid, faculty members and students of the centre and Department of Political Science were also present. Dr Kanwal Ameen delivered a lecture on the different constituent of research methodology.The news.

Rs1 million donated to GCUniversity fund

Lahore:January 07:Prof Dr Nusrat Jahan, former chairperson of Government College University (GCU) Lahore Zoology Department, has donated Rs 1 million to the university’s Endowment Fund Trust (GCU-EFT) for the scholarships of the financially-challenged orphan students. Prof Nusrat Jahan handed over the donation cheque to Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Hassan Amir Shah at a ceremony at GCU. EFT Executive Committee Secretary Dr Khalid Manzoor Butt was also present, according to a press release issued here on Friday.

Higher education standards being improved: minister

Lahore:December 29: Provincial Minister for higher education, Syed Raza Ali Gillani has said that the overall standards of higher education were being improved to make them compatible with the international standards. For this purpose, a comprehensive roadmap has been vigorously pursued so that the university students could avail quality educational and research facilities. The government has also planned to appoint pro-vice-chancellors in the public sector universities to provide necessary support to the VCs for improving universities’ overall standards.

Punjab University Results

Lahore:December 29:Punjab University Examinations Department has declared the results of MA Islamic Studies Part-II annual examination 2016, MA Arabic Part-I annual examination 2016, MA Physical Education Part-I annual examination 2016, MA Philosophy Part-I annual examination 2016, MA Political Science Part-I annual examination 2016 and MSc Geography Part-I annual examination 2016.The news.

Dr Zafar sworn in as Punjab University Vice-Chancellor

Lahore:December 29:Renowned economist and educationist Prof Dr Zafar Mueen Nasar has taken charge as Punjab University Vice-Chancellor here on Wednesday. In this regard, Dr Zafar Mueen Nasar visited Vice-Chancellor’s office and submitted his joining report. The newly-appointed PU VC did his PhD from Kansas State University in the subject of Economics.


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