The Educational Council of the University of Karachi on Thursday unanimously approves the continuation of its standard diploma programmes, a press release launched by the college confirmed.
Per the assertion, the college has additionally fashioned a committee for the phase-wise implementation of the two-year affiliate diploma programme and the four-year BS programme proposed by the Increased Schooling Fee (HEC).
The members of the KU Educational Council additionally determined to defer the two-year affiliate diploma programme until June 2022. The Educational Council assembly was held on the Arts Auditorium and was chaired by the KU Vice-Chancellor Professor Dr Khalid Mahmood Iraqi.
The choice to revive the normal bachelor’s and grasp’s programmes was taken in mild of the suggestions of the committee headed by Professor Jamil H Kazmi.
In the meantime, the Educational Council additionally constituted a committee which might be chaired by the Dean School of Schooling Professor Nasir Sulman relating to the phase-wise implementation of two-year affiliate diploma and four-year BS programmes with the session of heads of assorted departments of the University of Karachi.
The committee includes Professor Dr Anila Amber Malik, Professor Dr Intikhab Ulfat, Professor Dr Samina Saeed, Professor Dr Maqsood Ali Ansari, Professor Dr Taseer Ahmed Khan and Professor Dr Nadeem Mahmood.
It will share its suggestions with the members of the Educational Council to formalise the curriculum for the HEC proposed diploma programmes.
Moreover, all of the members of the Educational Council strongly condemned the assertion issued by the group of school lecturers wherein they blamed the KU VC Professor Dr Khalid Iraqi for “deliberately not announcing admissions in BA, BSc, BCom, and MA programmes in colleges.”
The Educational Council noticed that choices had been taken in mild of HEC insurance policies and the University of Karachi was ready for a clarification from the HEC on varied agendas.
No deferment of 4-year undergraduate and 2-year affiliate levels: HEC
It must be recalled that a number of days in the past, the HEC had clarified that each one information gadgets circulating within the press and digital media relating to the deferment of the four-year undergraduate and two-year affiliate levels programmes by HEC, revealed within the context of the Vice- Chancellors’ Committee Assembly held on July 2, 2021, had been deceptive and incorrect.
In a press release, the HEC mentioned that each the programmes had been intact and would proceed as earlier.
The enforcement of the coverage prescribed within the HEC’s notification dated July 11, 2019, relating to “Transition from BA/BSc Programme to Associate Degree Programmes: Phasing Out of MA/MSc Programmes” shall proceed in letter and spirit.
— With extra enter from APP.