Admission to NED varsity
Karachi, Sept 28: Thursday is the last day for the submission of forms for admission to the bachelors degree programme at the NED University of Engineering and Technology for the academic session 2013-14, said university registrar Javed Aziz Khan on Wednesday.
Entry test will be held at the main campus on Sept 28 at 10am, according to the registrar.
As many as 2,300 seats were being offered in 22 disciplines for under-graduate studies in the academic session 2013-14, he added.
The registrar said that Sept 30 would be open day at the campus. app
KU researcher wins nationwide poster contest
Karachi: A Karachi University researcher has won the nationwide poster contest. Muhammad Faisal Shahid, M. Phil/PhD student of Dr Panjwani Center for Molecular Medicine and Drug Research (PCMD) – International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS), KU, won the poster competition in the International Conference on `Applications of Molecular Biology in Fields of Agriculture and Medicine'. The contest was held at the National Center for Physics, Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad. Faisal Shahid was one of 141 students who participated from universities all over Pakistan, who took part in the competition and won first prize for his poster titled Cloning, Expression, Purification and Structural Studies on PTS Transport Protein of MRSA252. Daily times
Exams delay academic session at DJ College
Karachi: The exams in progress at the DJ Sindh Government Science College have delayed the academic session for the first-year students by a week.
According to a notification issued by the college's principal, Prof Ghulam Mehdi Baloch, the session would begin on October 1 instead of September 30. The news
Sindh Universities Bill 2013
Karachi: Sindh Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah has said that the purpose of transferring the controlling powers of Universities to Sindh government was aimed to bring drastic improvement in education. This he said while presiding over a meeting to review the progress of the committees that have been constituted to deliberate on the legal and administrative aspects for the effective governance at CM House on Thursday. He said that further amendments to ensure the objectives with competent administration are underway. Addressing the meeting the CM said that the future of our nation depends upon education and it was high time to standardise the educational institutions. The committee has been made to have proper and effective legislation for the composition of syndicate, selection of Vice Chancellor, Pro-Vice Chancellor, Registrar, Controller of Examination and Director Finance. The CM stressed upon the members of the committee to evolve such a procedure that could resolve all bottlenecks, that had been experienced in past. Senior Education Minister Nisar Ahmed Khuhro, Secretary Education Nazir Jamali, Sindh University former VC Mazharul Haq Siddiqui and others attended the meeting. Daily times
PMDC updates complaints system
Karachi: The Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) an autonomous body tasked to regulate medical and dental education and training in the country has adopted a software programme to register and redress complaints.
The PMDC adopted the software that is connected to a mobile SIM to auto-direct emails of complaints and suggestions to the authorities concerned.
The matters pertaining to the PMDC can be communicated through SMS (0333-2515881) or email at president.pmdc@gmail. It will help cater needs and problem of doctors, says a release. ppi
Islamia College professor survives attack
Karachi: A professor was attacked outside the Islamia College on Thursday, said the Jamshed Quarters police.
Prof Ghulam Nabi Wassan was preparing to return home when four men on two motorcycles opened fire at his car. His colleagues took him to a private hospital in critical condition.
The Sindh Professors & Lecturers Association announced boycotting all academic and non-academic activities on Friday (today). SPLA Chairman Prof Iftikhar Azmi demanded the government to provide educators with security. The news