The Academic Council of Sindh Madressatul Islam University on Tuesday approved 7 new programs, incorporating innovation and inspiring curriculum into Business Administration, Computer Science and Social Science. The Academic Council’s 11th meeting was chaired by the vice chancellor of SMIU Pro. Dr. Mujeebuddin Sahrai Memon at the Senate Hall.

Dean, Faculty of Information Technology, Prof. Dr. Syed Asif Ali, Dean, Faculty of Management, Business, Administration and commerce Dr. Jamshed Adil, Dean Faculty of Social Science, Dr. Zahid Ali Channar, Regional Director of IUCN Muhammad Zaheer Khan, former Executive Director of Ministry of Commerce Athar Jamal Abro, former MD of Oxford University Press Ameena Saiyid and others attended the meeting.

The academic council approved new courses including BS in Data Science, Cyber Security, IT, Economics, Commerce, Public Administration and Sociology.

On this occasion, Vice chancellor of SMIU Pro. Dr. Mujeebuddin Sahrai Memon said that in COVID-19 we had observed the necessity of information technology this is why we have introduced some new programs i.e. cyber scrutiny, data science, and furthermore. The world has stepped into the digital era and we need to produce well trained I.T professionals, he said and added further “our newly constructed 6 stories I.T tower is well equipped and allocated for the education of Information Technology”. Dr. Memon said SMI University has achieved a high position in the short time of period and added more “

he emphasized and said the induction of new courses in the Spring session includes the hard work of the members of the academic council, through which the varsity is providing furthermore quality education’.

Dr. Memon furthered we are offering education in10 disciplines despite challenges.

The council approved the minutes of the last Academic Council meeting. The Academic Council also confirmed the minutes of meetings held in different departments were also approved.

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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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