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BA/BSc exam's registration
Lahore, Aug 26: Punjab University has extended the last date for registration of private candidates who want to appear in BA/BSc Annual Examination 2012. The candidates can submit their registration forms and fee Rs 2,350 till September 15, 2012. The candidates who have passed Intermediate (FA/FSc/equivalent) Annual Examination 2010 are eligible for registration while candidates passing Intermediate Exam in Supppl Exam 2010 will have to attach attested photocopy of their failed result card.

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Seven PhDs awarded
Lahore: Punjab University (PU) on Thursday awarded PhD degrees to seven candidates in different subjects.

Ashi d/o Abdul Ghani has been awarded a PhD degree in the subject of Education after an approval of her research thesis titled A Study of Perceptions and Responses of Faculty and Administration of Business Schools about the External Change Factors, Rana Amjad Ali s/o Hafiz Niaz Ahmed Rana in the subject of Molecular Biology after the approval of his research thesis titled Genetic Basis of Sound Transduction, Shazia Sadaf d/o Muhammad Saeed in the subject of Urdu after the approval of her research thesis titled Ashfaq Ahmad Ki Adabi Khidmat Urdu Adab Kay Tanazur Main, Ghulam Hussain s/o Abdur Rahman in the subject of Islamic Studies after the approval of his research thesis titled Contemporary Orientalist on Muhammad s Life at Madina: A Critical Analysis, Muhammad Abid Nadeem s/o Rehmat Ali in the subject of Islamic Studies after the approval of his research thesis titled Qur anic Fauna and Flora in the Light of Islamic Literature and Biology, Shazia Bashir d/o Muhammad Bashir in the subject of Persian after the approval of her research thesis titled Comparative Research Analysis of Art & Thoughts of Khawaja Hafiz Shirazi & Khawaja Ghulam Farid and Tasneem Ikram d/o Muhammad Ikram Bajwa in the subject of Zoology after the approval of her research thesis titled Dental Morphological Studies of True Ungulates from the Type Locality of Nagri Formation, Punjab Pakistan.

They have completed their theses under the supervision of Prof Dr Fouzia Naheed Khawaja, Ex-Chairperson PU IER s Department of Elementary Education, Prof Dr S Riazuddin of PU National Centre of Excellence in Molecular Biology, Prof Dr M Fakhar-ul-Haq Noori, Chairman PU Department of Urdu, Prof Dr Shabbir Ahmad Mansoori, Chairman PU Department of Islamic Studies, Prof Dr Hafiz Mahmood Akhtar, Chairman PU Department of Islamic Studies, Dr Muhammad Nasir of PU Department of Persian and Prof Dr Muhammad Akhtar, Chairman PU Department of Zoology, respectively. The news

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MBBS admission Eligibility bar lowered to 60pc marks
Lahore: The Punjab government has finalised arrangements to conduct entrance test for admission to all public and private medical and dental institutions to be held on Sept 13 in 12 cities, says a handout.

University of Health Sciences Vice-Chancellor Prof Hussain Mubashir Malik said the test would be conducted simultaneously at 24 centres in Bahawalpur, Multan, Rahim Yar Khan, Dera Ghazi Khan, Lahore, Faisalabad, Sahiwal, Gujrat, Gujranwala, Sargodha, Rawalpindi and Hassan Abdal.

He said the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council had lowered the eligibility bar from 65 per cent to 60 per cent marks in FSc examination. Approximately 35,000 candidates (male & female) are expected to appear in the test. He said that transparency and merit would be ensured in the entrance test so that no brilliant and deserving student would be deprived from his right. Dawn

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LCWU offers another entrance test
Lahore: The Lahore College for Women University (LCWU) has offered another chance to the candidates seeking admission in English Literature as well as in Fine Arts (Intermediate) to appear in entrance tests. All those applicants who have passed O-level or have secured at least 700 marks in matriculation examination and could not take the previous entrance test, now can appear in entrance tests to be held on August 29. LCWU Vice Chancellor Dr Sabiha Mansoor said entrance tests for Fine Arts and English Literature admission would be held on August 29. The news

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CIIT, UK varsity sign MoU
Taxila: The Comsats Institute of Information Technology (CIIT) Wah Cantt and University of Bedfordshire (UoB), UK signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Thursday to offer dual degree programmes in business administration, computer science, telecommunications and networking.

The six-member accreditation team of the University of Bedfordshire, UK and the CIIT officials signed the MoU in a ceremony held here to launch four-year undergraduate dual degree programmes. According to the MoU, the graduates would receive two degrees, one each from the UoB and the CIIT, on successful completion of the programmes.

Earlier, the six-member accreditation team comprising Prof Ashraf Jawaid, Deputy Vice Chancellor, University of Bedfordshire (UoB), Dr Paul Davies, Associate Dean, Faculty of Education, Sports and Tourism, Mr Timothy Gregory, Head of Quality Directorate, UoB, Jeremy White, Deputy Director, Transnational Education, UoB, Dr Anthony Atkins, Reader Applied Computing, Staffordshire University and Dr Abdullah Z Sheikh, Lecturer, International HRM, University of East London carried out detailed review of the academic standards of the CIIT and visited the academic blocks and IT labs.

Deputy Vice Chancellor University of Bedfordshire Prof Ashraf Jawaid, while speaking on the occasion, expressed his satisfaction with the level of preparedness of the CIIT for offering the degree programmes of the University of Bedfordshire in Pakistan.

He said that the University of Bedfordshire was promoting the outreach of quality programmes to a developing country like Pakistan. He further said as the visa regimes getting stringent, availability of such programmes in Pakistan would provide a firm access to the quality education to the students.

Director, CIIT, Wah Campus Prof Dr Tayyeb Akram, while speaking on the occasion, said that it was a remarkable milestone in the CIIT history as it had entered into a joint virtue with a foreign university to launch dual degree programmes.

He said that it would enhance the credibility of the institute in the country and the students would be able to get internationally recognised degrees in Pakistan. Mr Akram appreciated the confidence reposed by the UoB authorities on the CIIT.

He said that this collaborative initiative would help CIIT further improve the quality of academic and research including the management functions. Dawn

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