SSUET body approves recommendations

KARACHI: The Academic Council of Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology (SSUET) met here Thursday under the chairmanship of Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr. Syed Jawaid H. Rizvi.

The Council approved the recommendations made by the Joint Board of Faculties and Board of Advance Studies and Research. The Board had their meetings earlier to formulate their recommendations for consideration by the Academic Council.

The recommendations mainly include regarding courses of studies, semester and admission rules for the purpose of including in the prospectus for the academic year 2016.

These recommendations will now be put up before the Board of Governors which is scheduled to meet sometime next month.

The BOG will also consider the recommendations of SSUET’s Finance and Planning Committee which met recently to discuss the university budget proposals for 2015-16.

It may be mentioned here that Board of Governors comprises eminent personalities like Dr. Abdul Qadeer Khan, Lt. Gen. (Rtd) Moinuddin Haider, Prof. Dr. Ata-ur-Rehman, Justice Sadiq Hussain Bhatti, President KCCI, Secretary Education and others.

The meeting was attended among others by the Chairmen of all departments, Dean, Associate Dean, all professors, Registrar, Librarian, two eminent scholars nominated by BOG, two persons of eminence nominated by the Chancellor, Controller Examination etc.