Punjab University started two-day International Punjab Conference on Tuesday at Sherani Hall of Old Campus. PU VC Prof Dr Mujahid Kamran chair the opening session while Justice (r) Syed Afzal Haider, Abdul Rashid Bhatti, Fakhar Zaman, DG PILAC Malik Muhammad Ashraf Awan, famous artist and journalist Sohail Ahmed and Mudassar Iqbal Butt, Chairman Punjabi Department Prof Dr Ismatullah Zahid, Dr Naheed Shahid, faculty members and a large number of students were also present on the occasion.
PU VC said that around 750 verses of Holy Quran, which is 1/8th of the Holy Book, emphasized to research on the mysteries of universe. He acknowledged Punjabi Department administration for organizing Punjabi Conference at international level.
DG PILAC Malik Ashraf Awan, Sohail Ahmed and Muddassar Iqbal Butt also emphasized the need for advancement of Punjabi language and highlighted its importance. Dr Nabeela Rehman and Canada’s Sardar J Taigh Singh read research papers on the occasion.
Punjab University, Examinations Department has announced the result of MBBS Third Professional (New Re-Organized Scheme) annual examination 2012.
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