The University of Karachi will conduct an entry test for the MPhil, LLM, PhD, MS, and MD Program on Sunday.
The Convener Graduate Admissions-2021 Professor Dr Nasira Khatoon announced on Friday. According to her the two-hour long test will start at 10:00 am sharp. All the candidates are directed to report at their departments, centres, and institutes at least 30 minutes before the test time and bring their original computerized national identity card and admit cards.
For the first time, the KU has completed the admission process for M.Phil, Ph.D., MS, and MD through the Enterprise Resource Planning System (ERP System). It is one of the few universities in the country which is using the latest technology as it provides benefits to employees and students.
According to ERP Committee convertor Dr Imran Siddiqui in the next phase the varsity would implement the ERP System in other departments. Under the ERP, computerized roll number and issuance of a smart card, attendance of students, and payment of fees and conduct of examinations will be completed expeditiously and parents will also be informed about the attendance of students through SMS.
He further said that the system will make it easier for students to get their exam records, as well as, results will be compiled in a timely manner and parents will also be able to monitor their children’s performance in the exams.
“The smart system will automatically generate attendance data which will also be reported to the parents. Fee vouchers can be obtained sitting at home and to deal with any emergency, student’s blood group, home address, and parents contact number are also available on the smart cards.”
The participants of the meeting were informed that due to the personal interest of KU Vice Chancellor Professor Dr Khalid Mahmood Iraqi, soil testing work has started for the construction of the new building of the Faculty of Law, and the construction work will likely start after Eid-ul-Azha.
They were told that a standard school and state-of-the-art daycare center will be set up soon to facilitate teachers and non-teaching staff of the University of Karachi. The participants of the meeting were informed that options like the public-private partnerships are on the card for the long-term plan of the University of Karachi to set up a teaching hospital at the campus.
They were also informed that federal and provincial governments have also been approached for the construction of the hospital. The members acknowledged that despite the lack of resources, the University of Karachi strives to bring sustainable projects to completion.