MUET convocation, 355 awarded degrees
Hyderabad, March 11, 2008: As many as 355 students of the Mehran University of
Engineering and Technology were conferred BE, ME and PhD degrees at the 10th
convocation of the university held at the Jamshoro campus on Monday.
students, including two girls, received gold medals as top of the faculty and
best graduates and 18 students were awarded silver medals. Four scholars were
awarded PhD degrees and 40 Masters of Engineering degrees.
Provincial Minister Shujaat Ali Baig presided over the
Speaking on the occasion, he said the government wanted the
higher education to fulfil social, economic and technical needs of the country.
He said it was an honour for MUET to have had achieved high ranking among public
sector universities. This he said was a paradigm change to show how an
innovative and forward- looking institution could work under the guidance of
government and the HEC to provide quality education to masses.
the role of Vice-Chancellor MUET Dr Abdul Qadeer Khan Rajput for vision,
foresight, guidance and leadership for achieving remarkable progress through
strict adherence to the parameters of quality education.
"It is bliss
that in this era of competition, the job market has opened their niches for MUET
graduates by conducting recruitment test," said the minister.
appreciated the MUET for higher numbers of Ph.D adding extension of postgraduate
programmes would further provide an avenue to its faculty to improve their
He said promotion of research culture was always an
objective of a university and MUET was successfully moving in that
To achieve international standards and equate harmony and
excellence, institutions need to extend their best and for this a linkage
programme had been established between MUET and other top universities of
developed countries like the US, the UK, Japan and Australia.
Qadeer Khan Rajput congratulating passing out graduates appreciated the concern
of the government and the HEC for supporting institutions of the
He said the last few years had been landmark in terms of the
MUET's achievements which presented an ideal prologue to liberal and forward
looking policies of the government in the field of higher education. He said the
role of state-of-the-art libraries was important in imparting quality
He said the University believes industrial training and
internship during summer vacation for senior students was essential for
value-added education.He said the MUET was maintaining linkages with industries,
corporate sector, government and public sector organizations by providing
consultancy services and trainings. As a result many reputed and professional
government and non-government organizations had been coming to campus to conduct
tests and interviews of final year students and offering jobs.
the MUET had allocated Rs1 million per Ph.D student for equipment and software
for research. He said among engineering universities, the MUET had the highest
number of HEC approved supervisors, around 15.
Shujaat Ali Baig gave away
gold medal award to Miss Fahmina Syed, Miss Shazia Shaikh, Asim Hussain and
Zakir and silver medal awards to Rizwan Memon, Khan Jee, Abdul Haq Tunio and
Madam Khadija. APP
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