Academic excellence, research top priority at SU: VC


JAMSHORO: Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Imdad Ali Ismaili said on Sunday efforts were being made to make the University of Sindh (SU) a distinguished institution in the region recognized for its global perspective and supportive learning environment, besides having international reputation in research and creative discovery.

“Academic excellence is top priority of his administration. It has provided modern facilities and suitable environment to the teachers and students,” he said while addressing the participants of two different MPhil seminars on information technology here at his office.

Both the scholars Nisar Memon and Wasim defended their thesis in final MPhil seminars. A number of scholars and teachers attended the seminars.

Dr Ismaili said his varsity, a future oriented and unique institution, was committed to achieving excellence in undergraduate and graduate education, research and public service.

The university, he said, provided superior and comprehensive educational opportunities through doctoral and special professional programs.

He further said the University of Sindh contributed to advancement of society through research, creative activity and scholarly inquiry.

“The university promotes arts, benefits national economy, serves the citizens through public programs and is dedicated to production of quality human resource for the knowledge-driven development of the country,” he said.

The vice chancellor said over 10, 0000 students through affiliated colleges were enrolled with the university, while 27,000 regular students were studying on the campus.

“Being in the competitive era, there is no option to research. Therefore, research activities must be encouraged. I will work towards it. This is our university and we all will have to work and make sincere efforts to make it fit for global competition,” Dr Ismaili said.

He said: “Research is possible only when students take up fundamental sciences, he said, adding that the skill development program of the varsity is ready in accordance with the industry and the national skill development program. The industry can easily absorb students as the curriculum is designed by it.”

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