Karachi University Press Release 16 April 2019

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KU receives check of Rs78.84 million from Sindh government

The University of Karachi on Tuesday received a check of Rs78.84 million
from the provincial government. The check has been issued for the payment
of additional PhD allowance among the teachers.

The Chief Minister Sindh Syed Murad Ali Shah had announced Rs15,000 (extra)
PhD allowance for the PhD teachers. The Karachi University Administration
would pay Rs1,20,000 to each teacher for August 2018 till March 2019 as
soon as grant is transferred into the University of Karachi account whereas
from next month additional PhD allowance would be regularly transferred
into teacher’s account from the said grant.

Meanwhile, the KU Vice Chancellor Professor Dr Muhammad Ajmal Khan has
expressed his gratitude on the issuance of the grant and said that the
provincial government in general and CM Sindh Syed Murad Ali Shah in
particular has taken keen interest in the matter.

He mentioned that the CM Sindh knows the importance of research and
development culture for country’s success and without developing higher
education and research culture in the country, we cannot even think to
compete in the world.

He praised that the provincial chief minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has been
striving hard to resolve problems faced by the academia and also adopting
serious practical measures to address them.

Countries who have invested in education are now getting advantages from
it, KU VC Professor Dr Muhammad Ajmal

Education is the key to success and countries who have invested in the
education sector are now getting advantages from it. This is why its
importance is undeniable and we have witnessed how under developing nations
have change their lives after giving preferences to education and including
it among their topmost priorities.

These views were expressed by the Vice Chancellor, University of Karachi,
Professor Dr Muhammad Ajmal Khan, on Tuesday. He was the chief guest at the
laptop and schoolbags distribution ceremony held at the Arts Auditorium, KU.

The Karachi University Social Welfare Forum, a body formed for the KU
Employees, has organized the event to encourage talented students of
Karachi University’s employees. The KUSWF has arranged three laptops and 45
schoolbags for the students of KU employees to appreciate their coloring
grades in the exams.

The KU VC Professor Dr Muhammad Ajmal Khan while appreciating the efforts
of KUSWF, expressed that acknowledging the talents and skills of young
students would give them more eagerness to perform well in future and other
students would also like to follow them.

He observed that such ceremonies would also encourage young students to
work hard to achieve highest goals of their lives and also give them lot of
confidence. “We all know self-confidence helps us in accomplishing our task
regardless how much difficulty we faced while executing it.”

Meanwhile, the KU Dean, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Professor Dr
Nasreen Aslam Shah, said that KUSWF initiative to encourage talented
student is remarkable. She believes that it would boost the confidence of
children as well as motivate them to maintain their positions in future too.

Later, the President KUSWF, Zia ul Haq, said that the Forum was established
to encourage the talents of children of KU employees and expressed hope
that the Forum would arrange such program in future as well.

KU declares MA  English previous and final external Annual Exam 2017
results

The Controller of Examinations, University of Karachi, Dr Irfan Aziz,
declared the results of MA English (Previous and Final) External, Annual
Examination-2017 on Tuesday.

According to the gazette issued, 455 candidates were registered for the MA
Previous External annual exams of which 387 students appeared while only 16
candidates managed to pass their papers and 371 students were declared
fail. The overall pass percentage was 4.13 percent.

Meanwhile, 102 candidates were registered for the MA Final External annual
exams and 99 students appeared of which 20 candidates cleared their papers
with second division while 79 students were declared fail. The overall pass
percentage was 20.20 percent.

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