KARACHI – The BCom Annual Examinations 2012 for the private candidates being held under the auspices of the University of Karachi from today. A University official said on Sunday that 16,931 candidates would appear in the examinations. For the male candidates, 19 examination centres have been established at various teaching department of Karachi University. For the female candidates, 13 centres have been set up in different colleges in the metropolis.

Meanwhile, NED University of Engineering and Technology Karachi approved awarding PhD degree in civil engineering to Ms Arjumand Masood daughter of Masood Ahmed Farooqi.

An official of the institution said here on Sunday that the title of her thesis was: “Quantification of flow resistance for unlined canals in alluvial soil”.