KU to continue two-year degree program at affiliated colleges

KU to continue two-year degree program at affiliated colleges

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The Academic Council of the University of Karachi on Thursday unanimously approves to continue its conventional degree programs while formed a committee for the phase-wise implementation of the two-year associate degree program and four-year BS program proposed by the Higher Education Commission.

The members of the KU Academic Council also decided to defer the two-year associate degree program till June 2022. The Academic Council meeting was held at the Arts Auditorium and was chaired by the KU Vice Chancellor Professor Dr Khalid Mahmood Iraqi.

The decision of restoration of the traditional bachelor’s and master’s programs was taken in light of the recommendations of the committee which was headed by Professor Dr Jamil H. Kazmi.

Meanwhile, the Academic Council also constituted a committee which would be chaired by the Dean Faculty of Education Professor Dr Nasir Sulman regarding the phase-wise implementation of two-year associate degree and four-year BS programs with the consultation of heads of various departments of the University of Karachi.

The committee comprises Professor Dr Anila Amber Malik, Professor Dr Intikhab Ulfat, Professor Dr Samina Saeed, Professor Dr Maqsood Ali Ansari, Professor Dr Taseer Ahmed Khan and Professor Dr Nadeem Mahmood.

It would share its recommendations with the members of the Academic Council to formalize the curriculum for the HEC proposed degree programs. All the members of the Academic Council strongly condemned the statement issued by the group of college teachers in which they blamed the KU VC Professor Dr Khalid Iraqi for deliberately not announcing admissions in BA, BSc, BCom, and MA programs in colleges. The Academic Council observed that decisions were taken in light of HEC policies and the University of Karachi was waiting for clarification from the HEC on various agendas.

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