GCU law degree

The Government College University is going to introduce law degree programmes for which the university’s syndicate has given its initial go-ahead. Law will be the 28th postgraduate academic programme to be initiated in GCU in the tenure of Prof Dr Muhammad Khaleeq-ur-Rahman as Vice Chancellor.

The university’s syndicate, in its 45th meeting chaired by the vice chancellor, formulated a four-member committee to formulate recommendations for law degree programmes as per the best international standards. Vice Chancellor Prof Rahman told the syndicate that there had been a great demand by eminent lawyers and judges besides students to start law degree at GCU, Lahore. However, he said, quality education was the top priority of the university and law department would also be a centre of excellence in undergraduate and postgraduate law studies and research in the country. The syndicate appreciated the proposal of the Vice Chancellor and given its go-ahead.

Prof Rahman said GCU was also concentrating on infrastructural development for providing facilities to the students of new postgraduate programmes, adding that he had added 26 new offices and classrooms to the university’s infrastructure in the last three years besides upgrading science laboratories and libraries.

He said that the overall student strengthen of GCU had also increased from about 6,500 to 11, 500 in a short span of last three years. He said that the university had also rationalised its academic and examinations rules and regulations as per the international standards, and nobody was allowed to deviate from these rules.–Staff Report

PU students shine

Punjab University Hailey College of Banking and Finance students have outshined and won positions in virtual trading game competition launched by Lahore Stock Exchange. HCBF’s Asif Manzoor, Muhammad Shahbaz and Hassan Naveed clinched three out of top five positions. PU HCBF also organized a series of lectures in collaboration with Lahore Stock Exchange to provide practical orientation of different financial institutions to the students and various sessions were conducted with MBA classes and the students also visited LSE. PU VC Dr Mujahid Kamran has congratulated HCBF Principal Prof Dr Mubbsher Munawar Khan and students on their achievement.–Staff Report

Department shift

Punjab University Department of Literary History (DLH) of the Muslims of Indo-Pak Sub-Continent has been shifted in newly constructed building near the office of Resident Office II, Quaid e Azam Campus (New Campus) Lahore.–Staff Report

Exam schedule

Punjab University Examinations Department has issued the schedule of admission fee & forms of BSc (Engg.) Chemical Engineering 3rd Semester Examination 2014. According to details, the last date for submission of admission forms and fee of said exam with single fee is 7-11-2014 and the forms can be submitted with double fee till 10-11-2014. Commencement date of examinations is 22nd November 2014. –Staff Report


PU Examinations Department declared the results of BSc Medical Laboratory Technology Course (MLT)(Hons)(4 Year Programme) Part-I Annual Examination 2013, MPhil Applied Hydrology (semester system) session 2012-14, MPhil Remote Sensing & Geographical Information System (semester system) session 2011-13, MSc Physical Education (Morning) (semester system) session 2012-14, MSc Physical Education (Evening) Self-Supporting (semester system) session 2012-14, BS Environmental Sciences (Morning) (semester system) session 2010-14 and BS Environmental Sciences (Evening) (semester system) session 2010-14.