35 out of 63 PU depts publish research journals

LAHORE, May 23(Daily Times): Thirty-five out of 63 departments of the Punjab University publish research journals and 15 journals have been made online, the head of PU committee on research journals, Dr Shahid S Siddiqui, told a meeting on Tuesday. He said that the PU administration was focusing on improving the standards of research journals and research activities.

The committee gave its recommendations to make research journals according to international standards and the criteria of the Higher Education Commission (HEC). "Research journals of five departments including mathematics, history, economics, psychology and zoology have already attained the HEC standards," he added. He said that all research journals would be brought at a par with the HEC criteria. "The PU Mathematics Department's research journal is the only journal being exchanged with several European universities," he added.



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