Punjab University Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Zafar Mueen Nasir has said that the administration was taking comprehensive steps to improve standard of PhD synopses in order to strengthen and ensure quality of PhD program.
He was presiding over a meeting of Punjab University Advanced Studies and Research Board at committee room of his office here on Thursday. The meeting decided that a brief summary of synopsis would be prepared by the supervisor concerned from next time. The meeting decided that uniformity of all synopses would be ensured as per format.
It decided that the synopses would be circulated one week advance to all members of the board and they would come with written comments.
The meeting also decided to strengthen departmental doctoral program coordination committees by organizing training programs to improve research standards. The meeting approved 8 PhD synopses, 15 evaluation reports, 7 panel of examiners, 7 extension cases and 2 miscellaneous cases. Prof Dr Taqi Zahid Butt, Prof Dr Shahid Kamal, Prof Dr Mumtaz Akhter, Prof Dr Muhammad Fakhar-ul-Haq Noori, Prof Dr Zakria Zakir, Prof Dr Nasira Jabeen, Prof Dr Hassan Mobeen Alam, Prof Dr Javed Iqbal Qazi, Prof Dr Khalid Hussain, Prof Dr Iqbal Chawla, Controller of Examinations Prof Dr Shahid Munir, Chairperson DPCC Prof Dr Kanwal Ameen, Registrar Prof Dr Muhammad Naeem Khan and Additional Registrar Jaleel Tariq attended the meeting.