KU syndicate makes advertising postings of up to Grade 16 mandatory

Karachi:May 26:A syndicate meeting of the University of Karachi decided on Wednesday that advertising should be made compulsory for appointments from BPS grade 1 to grade 16.

The syndicate did not discuss the case of the vice chancellor of the Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science and Technology, Prof Sulaiman D Mohammad, as the matter was pending in the Sindh High Court.

Karachi Vice Chancellor Professor Dr Muhammad Ajmal Khan chaired the syndicate meeting, which approved the minutes of the last syndicate session held on April 20 along with an implementation report on the resolutions. The minutes of the selection board held on May 2 were also approved.

During the meeting, two acres were allocated to the KU’s Seerat Chair building adjacent to the UBL branch at the campus, while approval was also given for the appointments of Professor Dr Abu Tayyab Khan to the Department of Bengali, Professor Dr Tabassum Mehboob to the Department of Biochemistry, Professor Dr Majid Mumtaz to the Department of Chemistry and Dr Sabohi Raza to the Department of Agriculture and Agribusiness Management as chairpersons for three years.

The issue of paying overtime to employees of BPS grade 1 to grade 20 was sent to the finance committee for a review, while the provision of leave encashment was also approved.The news.