Sindh Agriculture University Tandojam has decided to set up a finishing school and career counseling center to enhance the merit and personality of the graduating students. It is also proposed to establish a new institution in Karachi, while the university has decided to launch several new academic programs, including BS English, BS Rural Studies, and Agricultural Economics.

Addressing the reception ceremony regarding the appointment of Dr. Aijaz Ali Khoharo as Dean in the Faculty of Agricultural Social Sciences of Sindh Agriculture University, Vice Chancellor Dr. Fateh Marri said that by establishing institutions like Professional Development Center, Career Counseling Center, we will enable our graduates to appear for examinations in PCS, CSS, Management courses, while after graduation they will be given training and capacity building from the finishing school, and in this regard new programs will be started in Sindh Agriculture University.

He said that the participation ratio of Sindh candidates in the competitive examinations of the Federal Public Service Commission is low; in the federal institutions under the Sindh quota for youth, women, and minorities, of Sindh, 86 posts are still vacated. Therefore, Finishing Schools, Career Counseling, and Professional Development Centers are being set up to prepare students from all walks of life.

Dr. Aijaz Ali Khoharo, Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences, said that various career opportunities in different departments would be available to the university graduates with the introduction of new departments and courses at Sindh Agriculture University.
Dr. Muhammad Ismail Kumbhar, Dr. Ghulam Mujtaba Khushk, Muhammad Ameen Soomro, Ms. Mumtaz Bano Bhatti and others also addressed.

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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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