Karachi University awards degrees in various disciplines – Geo News

Picture showing the Silver Jubilee gate of Karachi University. Photo: APP/File
  • Karachi University’s Advanced Studies and Research Board (ASRB) awarded degrees to several of its students in various disciplines
  • University says it awarded 64 MPhils, 26 PhDs, two Masters of Surgery, one Doctor of Medicine and two MS Course Work (30 credit hours)
  • ASRB awarded the degrees in a recently held meeting under the chairmanship of KU’s vice-chancellor 

KARACHI: The University of Karachi’s Advanced Studies and Research Board (ASRB) has awarded 64 MPhils, 26 PhDs, two Masters of Surgery, one Doctor of Medicine and two MS Course Work (30 credit hours) degrees in various disciplines, a statement released on Sunday said.

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The university’s registrar Professor Abdul Waheed said that the ASRB awarded the degrees in a recently held meeting under the chairmanship of KU’s Vice-Chancellor Professor Khalid Mahmood Iraqi.

According to him, the MPhil degrees were awarded to Imtiaz Ahmed, Zulfiqar Ali Tahir and Dilawar Ali (Marine Biology), Farkhanda Emad and Aisha Ahmed (Psychology), Memuna Amber (Microbiology), Shoukat Wali, Hira Sattar, Sana Fatima, Erum Asghar Ali, Muhammad Usman, Sadiq Noor Khan, Daim Asif Raja, Aziz ur Rehman, Kashif Hussain, Faiza Saleem, Mehwish Solangi, Shahida and Nida Tabassum (Chemistry [HEJ]), Kanwal Aftab and Afzal Ahmed (Institute of Space Science and Technology), Laeeq Ahmed, Abdul Rasheed and Salman Mahmood (Islamic Learning), Nighat Parveen (Environmental Studies), M Talha Saleem (Pharmacetics), Aliya Saleem and Anum Khan (History), Saadia Birjees, Syeda Tabbassum Zehraq and Shariqa Khawaja (Pharmacology), Zafar Ali (Pakistan Studies), Farhein Ahmed (Biotechnology), Rabia Awan and Tauseef Imtiaz (Pharmaceutical Chemistry), Shahiza Zahoor (Urdu), Dur e Shahwar Gul and Naveed Khawar (Chemistry), Shams ur Rahman, Rafiuddin and Abdul Nasir Usmani (Quran and Sunnah), Ihsanullah, Madiha Hassan and Haroon ur Rashid(Zoology), Altaf Ur Rehman and Atta Ullah (Usool Ud Din), Imtiaz Hussain (Sociology), Urobah Batool (Business Administration), M. Shahid Waheed and M. Ali Mujtaba (Applied Economics), Ihsan Ullah and Muhammad Zafran (Mathematics), Memona Fatima (Pharmacognosy), Zarmeen Younus (Biochemistry), Nirma Naz Siddiqui, Abiha Fatima and Shazameen M. Aslam (Molecular Medicine), Sami ur Rehman (Botany), and Sumaira Kanwal (Genetics), Naimah Muhammad, Roman Younus and Hani Ahmed (Clinical Psychology).

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Meanwhile, he said that the PhD degrees were awarded to Zeeshan Faisal Khan (International Relations), Mahmood Sheikh (Pharmacognosy), Malik Wajid Hussain Chan (Marine Biology), Sobia Iqbal (Public Administration), Afshan Abbas (Pharmacology), Muhammad Qasim Siddiqui and Muhammad Sohail (Usool Ud Din), M. Shabir (Islamic Studies [SZIC]), Asma Rani and Shahnila Haider Rizvi (Mathematics), Ayesha Naz (Urdu), M. Ramzan (Islamic History), Kaleem Ullah, Hafiz Naveed Anwar and S. Ayaz Ahmed Shah (Quran and Sunnah), Arjumand Zehra (European Studies), Yamna Khurshid (Molecular Medicine), Maria Taj Muhammad (Chemistry), Mayoor Khan and Islam Dad (Zoology), Qudsia Begum (Biochemistry), Sitwat Qureshi (Physics), Nida and Asbah Zia (Psychology), Tooba Mehfooz (Food Science and Technology), and Rida Masood (Pharmaceutics).

Professor Dr Abdul Waheed mentioned that MS (Master of Surgery) degrees in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery were awarded to Dr Sharjeel Bashir (BDS) and Syeda Arzoo, while a Doctor of Medicine degree in Dermatology was awarded to Dr Abdullah Yahya (MBBS). Similarly, an MS Course Work (with 30 Credit Hours) degrees were awarded to Mir Hamza (Food Science and Technology) and Irfanullah (Criminology).