Punjab University, Hailey College of Commerce organized annual convocation on Monday and awarded degrees to students. PU HCC Principal Prof Dr Liaqat Ali, senior faculty members and a large number of students were present on the occasion.
Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Mujahid Kamran said on this occasion that educational adversity is due to the leadership of the country and they are unaware of the importance of education in the current scenario.
He further said that educational budget had been reduced from 2 percent to around 1.5 percent of GDP. He said that the college under the leadership of Dr Liaqat Ali was delivering quality graduates.
Punjab University Department of Geography is going to arrange 14th All Pakistan Geographical Conference on March 05, 2013 at 9:00am at Centre for Undergraduate Studies Al-Raazi Hall. PU VC Prof Dr Mujahid Kamran will chair the opening session of conference. A large number of Geography experts, faculty member and students will be there. The conference will be continued till three days.
The University of the Punjab was established in 1882 which is the largest and the oldest seat of higher learning in Pakistan. This was the first university established in the sub-continent in Muslim majority area. Two eminent laureates are from this University showed great significance for its academic and research excellence.
The university has a great importance for higher education and are playing its worth role in this regard. The University struggles to provide amusing environment to get excellence in its academic activities. The varsity provides pleasant environment and low tuition fees which remains the institution of first choice for to get admission in the varsity.
The University comprises of 4 Campuses, 13 Faculties, 10 Constituent Colleges, over 63 Departments, Centres, Institutes, and 500+ affiliated colleges. It has over 730 permanent faculty members involved in teaching/research and over 30,000 on campus students. Annually there are about 350 exams for over 450,000 students