HEC allows SMIU to start PhD programme

Karachi:May 12:The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has allowed the Sindh Madressatul Islam University to start a PhD programme, an official of the varsity announced on Wednesday.
SMIU Vice Chancellor Dr Muhammad Ali Shaikh, while congratulating faculty and staff members of the university, said that federal HEC’s decision to permit the university to start a PhD programme along with the ongoing undergraduate and graduate programmes showed its trust in its quality education.
He also congratulated Professor Dr Syed Asif Ali, dean, Faculty of Information Technology, on the success of his efforts in this regard. According to SMIU official, further details regarding the PhD programme would be shared in upcoming days.
‘Leadership Day’

Students of the Department of Business Administration, SMIU, observed a ‘Leadership Day’ by displaying at an exhibition posters of world leaders belonging to the fields of politics, science, technology, philosophy, humanity, social work, business, education and human rights.

The exhibition was held at the campus and attended by students, faculty and staff members. The posters also mentioned brief introductions and major contributions of the leaders, their leadership styles and their goal-oriented quotations.

The uniqueness of the exhibition was that all the 32 students of the department who had studied the life and struggle of the leader of his/her choice were present in get-up of the chosen leader.

VC Dr Shaikh appreciated the activity and said that the main objective of education was to produce leaders in every field. He observed that because the students had to lead the country and the nation in future, SMIU was organising various events under the ‘SMIU Leadership Programme’.

The students who had participated in the event said they had chosen the roles of successful world leaders to reintroduce them to other students. They said all these leaders were role models for the younger generation of their countries; hence, they had tried to highlight their thoughts, roles, struggles and achievements.The news.