Higher Education Commission (HEC) has approved categorization of Ziauddin University Karachi as "W4" 27 Aug, 2013
Higher Education Commission (HEC) has approved categorization of Ziauddin University Karachi as "W4" vide their letter no. 16-10/HEC/A&A/2010/258 dated April 5, 2012.
" Consequent upon the Inspection of Ziauddin University on February 21, 2012 by a Committee approved by the Commission, it is to inform that based on information provided on Quantitative Assessment Form (QAF) and recommendation by the Committee, the Chairman HEC has approved the categorization of Ziauddin University in Category "W4" (Highest academic rating Category).
As per physical inspection and evaluation of the supporting documents provided by the University, the Inspection Committee is of the view that Ziauddin University Karachi has set the excellent standards of academics in private sector and fully meets the criteria requirements for rating in W4."
Ziauddin University held it's 10th Convocation on Tuesday, April 30, 13 at Expo Center Karachi.
30 Apr, 2013
Dr. Younis Soomro, Federal Minister for Housing and Works, was the Chief Guest. While addressing the graduates, Dr. Younis Soomro said 'I can see the same pride on the faces of graduates that I felt on day of my convocation'.
Dr. Atta-ur-Rehman FRS, D.Phil., TI, SI, HI, NI, was the keynote speaker. He talked about the recent advancements, and said that Research is fun, where graduates live in an exciting age for they have opportunities to grow. While addressing to graduates he mentioned 5 pillars for development i-e education, science & Technology, Innovation, the ability to convert knowledge in to research and the most important he said is good governance and justice.
303 students were awarded degrees in, medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, physical therapy, nursing, speech language and hearing sciences and Allied Health Sciences.
4 students were awarded Sir Ziauddin Ahmed Academic excellence Gold Medal, whereas 3 students were conferred the M Phil. Degree.
Dr. Asim Hussain SI, NI, Chancellor Ziauddin University said that these graduates are true asset of our society, as they work for the development and contributes in raising the standards of society.
Vice chancellor Prof. Pirzada Qasim Raza Siddiqui showed great confidence in graduates, while saying that the graduates of Ziauddin University hold the potential of facing national and international challenges.
Approximately 1300 guests attended the event including parents, students, corporate delegates, civil society representatives and faculty and staff of Ziauddin University.