University of Karachi (UoK)


International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS) Karachi University has announced that May 20th is the last date for submission of admission form to the MPhil & Ph.D. Degree Programme-2022.

Spokesman of the ICCBS – the University of Karachi (KU) on Tuesday said, “Aspiring Candidate can fill in and submit admission forms with scanned copies of prerequisite marks sheet through the online admission portal.

He said that the successful students would be granted admission to the Dr. Panjwani Center for Molecular Medicine and Drug Research and H. E. J. Research Institute of Chemistry. Admissions will be given in various disciplines of sciences, which include Organic Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Textile Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Bio-Organic Chemistry, Pharmacology, and Molecular Medicine, he added.

It is pertinent to mention here that Admission Prospectus-2022 and fee vouchers could be downloaded from ICCBS’s official website. The candidates applying for admissions would submit an Rs5000 non-refundable processing fee in any branch of Sindh Bank. It is also worth mentioning here that a scanned copy of the fee deposit slip must be uploaded along with the admission form by May 20, 2022 at the latest.

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The University of Karachi (KU) on Tuesday issued a security advisory for BA and B.Com exams starting from May 24 on campus.

In view of the recent security measures, it has been decided that students coming for examinations on foot can enter through Silver Jubilee Gate after showing their Admit Cards.

The advisory states that the students should try to use public transport or pick-and-drop service to get to the university. They could easily get to examination centers by the shuttle service being provided by the varsity.

In case of bringing a private vehicle, the students are directed to park their vehicles in the designated area at the Maskan Gate. In case of vehicle theft, the university administration will not be responsible.

The administration has arranged a shuttle service to take all the students to the examination centers which will be available at both the entrances Maskan Gate and Silver Jubilee Gate of the KU.

The students should try to arrive at the university one hour before the scheduled examination time so that they can easily reach the examination center after the required security check. In addition, the KU security advisory also directs that carrying a mobile phone or any internet device to the exams centers is strictly prohibited.

At the time of entry, the students should keep their ID cards, registration cards, and admit cards and present them at the request of the university security. Further, the students should follow the orders of the university security staff and avoid unnecessary discussion.

The acting Vice-Chancellor (VC) of the University of Karachi (KU) Professor Dr Nasira Khatoon along with the acting Registrar Professor Dr Maqsood Ali Ansari, Rangers officials, members Syndicate, Student Advisory Council, and Campus Security team visited all the entrance gates of the University of Karachi on Monday and reviewed the security arrangements.

During the visit, the acting KU VC expressed satisfaction over the security arrangements and said that every effort should be made to facilitate the students, teachers, staff, employees and other people coming to the university but no leniency would be allowed on security matters.

The acting KU VC Professor Dr Nasira Khatoon while instructing the campus security team said that no employee should be allowed to enter the campus without Employeed Card while students should not be allowed to enter the campus without Student ID Cards.

“All the employees and students of the University of Karachi should display their identity cards all the time after entering the campus and asked them to cooperate with the security personnel.”

Meanwhile, the acting KU VC Professor Dr Nasira Khatoon also attended the last rites of Chinese teachers who lost their lives during the unfortunate incident that occurred on April 26, 2022, at the University of Karachi.

The University of Karachi (UoK) on Friday declared the result of BSc Occupational Therapy, Part-I & II, Annual Examination 2019. The exam was held in 2021.

According to the gazette issued, 26 candidates were registered and appeared in the papers of which 25 students cleared the exams. The overall pass percentage was 96.15 percent.

For BSc Occupational Therapy, Part-II, Annual Examination 2019, 15 candidates were registered and appeared in the papers and all of them cleared the exams. The overall pass percentage was 100 percent.

The International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS), University of Karachi (UoK) is regularly audited by the relevant audit authorities and represents the best examples of prudent financial management in the country.

The Spokesman of the ICCBS – University of Karachi, refuting the false allegations regarding the outcome of the center appeared in the media, on Thursday said that performance audits and evaluations of the center are routinely carried out by the top foreign scientists.

The Federal Ministry of Education had objected to the funding formula proposed by HEC for all university research centers, and pointed out that it was not suitable without precedence and that it would badly damage research, he said, adding that the issue therefore was never about the auditing of accounts or transparency.

He said that financial transparency in the administrative matters at the ICCBS, University of Karachi was undisputable, as all institutions working under the umbrella of the ICCBS – University of Karachi are regularly audited by the relevant audit authorities.

Academic and performance audits of the international center are regularly conducted by the top scientists in the field. The last audit was conducted by 11 international experts in 2018, he added. The center has been able to win international and national grants which is undeniable proof of its excellence, he said.

The ICCBS – University of Karachi is the academic research institution, which is truly regarded as a national asset and deserves to be appreciated by true academics, he said, adding that the prime task of the ICCBS is to train scholars at the post-graduate levels. The graduates of the ICCBS are serving at top positions in industries and academic institutions home and abroad, he said.

The academic and research contributions of the center are openly presented on its website (www.iccs.edu), he said, adding that this center has triple recognition of UNESCO Center of Excellence, WHO Collaborating Center, and OIC Center of Excellence