The International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS), Karachi University held an orientation session for 53 new students MPhil and PhD Program-2022 on Tuesday.

ICCBS director Prof Dr M Iqbal Choudhary welcomed the new students in the Prof Salimuz Zaman Auditorium and asked the newcomers to work hard in pursuance of their higher learning program, as there was no shortcut for scholars in the international center.

Unfolding the importance of sincerity, the ICCBS Director advised the students to adopt sincerity as it was the noblest of all human traits. Sincere people, who are sincere about their work, education, parents, relatives and friends, are capable of securing great success in their life.

He said, “The ICCBS, along with its two major wings Dr Panjwani Center for Molecular Medicine and Drug Research, and Hussein Ebrahim Jamal (HEJ) Research Institute of Chemistry, is serving industries and government agencies.”

He informed the new students that the center was unique to have the triple honor of UNESCO, WHO and OIC Center of Excellence. This has also received Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) prizes for best science institution in Islamic world, he adds.

Welcoming all the students of the new batch-2022 to the internationally famous doctoral program, Prof Choudhary said that ICCBS owned the single largest 100 percent merit-based doctoral program in the country with over 600 PhD students, including foreign students from different countries of the world.

It is pertinent to mention here that as many as 53 admissions have been given in various disciplines of sciences, which included Organic Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Bio-Organic Chemistry, Pharmacology, and Molecular Medicine, he added.

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Arshad Yousafzai is a Karachi-based journalist covering Education and Human Rights. He can be reached on Twitter @Arshadyousafzay

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