KARACHI   -  University of Karachi registrar has notified that Board of Advanced Studies and Research (BASR), in its meeting held recently under the chairmanship of Prof Dr Muhammad Ajmal Khan, Vice Chancellor, awarded 29 MPhil, 24 PhD and two MS (Master of Surgery) degrees in various disciplines.

PhD degrees were awarded to Shahina Kausar in Education, Farah Naz in Marine Biology, Sara in Chemistry, Muhammad Shakeel in Molecular Medicine, Amna Bibi, Bushra Bilil in Chemistry (HEJ), Sana Sadaf, Nawaz Amber, Ambreen Hasnat in Biochemistry, Riffat Yasmin in Pharmaceutics.

Salima Barkat Ali in Psychology, Farah Sharif in Zoology, Syeda Rima Ishaq, Sadiah M Saleemullah Khan in Microbiology, Amjad Sohail in Philosophy, Saba Majeed, Syed Saad Hussain in Pharmacology, Ahsan Usman in Law, Zehra Parveen in Food Science and Technology, Ambreen Insaf in Applied Physics, Naveed-e-Sehar in Library and Information Science, Shazia Kousar in Botany and Hina Masood in Geography.

Meanwhile, MPhil degrees were awarded to Syed Arsalan, M Atiq, Fayyaz-ur-Rasheed in ISPA, Shereena Shahid, Zobia Naz, Sumbul Mujahid, Urooj Qureshi, Fazila Rizvi, Zara Aslam, Madeeha in Chemistry (HEJ), M Nadeemul Haq in Women Studies, Mohsin Nawaz, Sabeen Anwar, Mateeha Fatima in Applied Economics (AERC).

Syeda Maha Zaidi in Geography (GIS), Waleed Yousuf, Hina Mehmood in Microbiology, Uzma Ishaque in Nematology (NNRC), Farozan Umer in Chemistry, Muhammad Kamil in Sociology, Tanzeela Yaqoob in Statistics, Ahad in Pharmacology, Saba Zafar in Pharmacognosy.

Rabiya Ali in Physiology, Sana Ashiq in Applied Chemistry, Amna Raza Abbasi in European Studies (ASCE), Ayesha Khan in Molecular Medicine, Hadisa Naz in Genetics and Muniba Fatima in Physics. Whereas, MS (Master of Surgery) degrees were awarded to Dr Jamal Abdul Nasir in Plastic Surgery (JPMC) and Dr Asim Masroor Rashid in Anesthesiology (ASH).