FAISALABAD - University of Agriculture, Faisalabad (UAF) has decided to offer Postgraduate admissions prior to the announcements of BA/BSc results while admissions to PhD programme will be offered four times a year. This was decided in Advanced Studies Research Board meeting (ASRB) held here with its Chairmanship Vice Chancellor Dr Iqrar Ahmad in the chair.

He said that the university had been striving for initiation of demand-oriented new Degree Programmes so that trained human resource could be provided to the industry.

The UAF VC maintained that New Postgraduate Multi-Discipline Industrial Biotechnology and Ecology Programs would be launched in the current year.

He urged the Deans and Chairpersons of various departments to come forward with new innovative degree programme for attracting industrial sector to strengthen industrial linkages with the university.

Dr Iqrar said that some international Multi-Disciplinary degree programme would also be initiated at Community College Postgraduate Agricultural Research Station (PARS) on Jhang Road with flexible eligibility criteria with in short span of time.