The College of Karachi on Thursday introduced that it has greenlighted the continuation of its typical two-year diploma programmes, a press release issued by the varsity on this regard mentioned.
Per the assertion, a committee has been arrange by the varsity 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 standard bachelor’s and grasp’s programmes was taken in gentle 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 College of Schooling Professor Nasir Sulman concerning the phase-wise implementation of two-year affiliate diploma and four-year BS programmes with the session of heads of varied departments of the College of Karachi.
The committee contains 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 faculty academics 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 gentle of HEC insurance policies and the College of Karachi was ready for a clarification from the HEC on numerous agendas.
No deferment of 4-year undergraduate and 2-year affiliate levels: HEC
It must be recalled that just a few days in the past, the HEC had clarified that every one information gadgets circulating within the press and digital media concerning 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, concerning “Transition from BA/BSc Programme to Associate Degree Programmes: Phasing Out of MA/MSc Programmes” shall proceed in letter and spirit.