A Cheque Distribution Ceremony of US Aid Merit-Based Scholarship Program was held under the chair of vice chancellor Prof. Dr. Abida Taherani at University of Sindh Jamshoro wherein as many as nine students of B. Ed (Hons) Elementary of 2014 batch received scholarship cheques of Rs. 20,000 each.

Dean Faculty of Education Prof Dr. Parveen Munshi, representatives of US Aid Anjum Parvaiz and Aamir Latif were present on the occasion.

Vice-Chancellor Dr. Abida Taherani distributed the merit-based scholarship cheques of Rs. 20,000 each among nine students including Dua Khalid, Zahra Talib, Urooj Aslam, Pirah Nasrullah, Muhammad Nabeel, Syed Ufaq Irshad, Sahinzadi Muhammad Bux, Munazza Unzi and Afroz Faiz Muhammad under Teacher Education Program of the US Aid.

The scholarship cheques were given on the basis of merit and for this the criteria is the percentage of matric and intermediate marks as well as Sindh Varsity’s Pre-Entry Test.

The students who received the cheques are studying in 1st semester of 1st year B. Ed. (Hons) Elementary at dept. of education while they will be able to get the cheques of Rs. 20,000 each in every semester. But those who failed in some paper will be withdrawn from the program automatically.

Speaking on the occasion, Vice-Chancellor Dr. Abida Taherani lauded the efforts of Prof Dr. Parveen Munshi and the role of US Aid for encouraging the students by awarding merit-based scholarships & promoting teacher education in the province.

She said that she was happy to know that that US Aid had been providing merit-based scholarships since 2011 adding that the step will help students get higher schooling in the field of education.



A ceremony was held under the chair of Sindh University (SU) Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr. Abida Taherani on Tuesday wherein the promotion orders of grade-22 were distributed among the eight Professors of grade 21 following the approval accorded by the varsity Syndicate and the final endorsement given by the Chancellor of Universities in Sindh & Governor Sindh Dr. Ishratul Ebad Khan.

According to details, Vice-Chancellor Dr. Abida Taherani distributed the promotion orders of grade 22 among eight Professors of the University who were working in grade 21 as Professor previously.

Those who got promotion orders after the approval of University Syndicate in its meeting held on July 19, 2014 & final consent of the Chancellor of Universities & Governor Sindh Dr. Ishratul Ebad Khan include Prof. Dr. Muhammad Siddique Kalhoro Pro-Vice Chancellor SU Laar campus Badin, Prof. Dr. Sarfraz Hussain Solangi Pro-Vice Chancellor Thatta campus, Prof. Dr. Imdad Ali Ismaili Pro-Vice Chancellor Mirpurkhas campus, Prof. Dr. Abdullah Dayo Dean Faculty of Pharmacy, Prof. Dr. Parvaiz pathan Dean Faculty of Social Sciences, Prof. Dr. Nasreen Memon Chairperson Department of Zoology and Prof. Dr. Ghulam Sarwar Gachal Department of Zoology University of Sindh Jamshoro.

On the occasion, all the seven Professors jointly handed over the promotion order to Vice-Chancellor also whose name was also sanctioned by the Syndicate for the promotion as meritorious Professor in BPS-22. Registrar Ghulam Muhammad Bhutto was also present.

It may be noted that the selection board had recommended the names of 8 Professors after its meeting which held almost six months ago and the Syndicate in its meeting approved the recommendations of selection board and later the orders were distributed.

Before it, the meeting of selection board had taken place for awarding grade 22 to the Professors working in grade 21 in 2004.


SU Controller of Examination Muhammad Ali Roshan Pathan has announced that the semester Exams of ADE Part-I &, Part-II 1st Semester 2014 Batch and B.Ed, M.Ed  1st Semester 2013 Batch will be held from August 12, 2014.




1)      Issuance of Registration forms ………………………………………16  July 2014.

2)      Last date for receiving registration forms…………………………….05 August 2014.

3)      Written test / interview (oral)………………………………………..21 August 2014.

4)      Announcement of the result…………………………………………26 August 2014.

5)      Last date for admission of successful candidates……………………01st September 2014.

6)      Regular classes will commence from…………………………………02nd September 2014.



The Sindh University Syndicate meeting, presided over by Vice Chancellor Prof Dr. Abida Taherani, Saturday approved the budget for the year 2014-15. It also sanctioned the appointments of 12 Professors as Directors/ Chairpersons of Centers/ Departments for the next 3 years and approved the 10 percent rise in admission fee which will be charged from the students of the university and its affiliated campuses in the new academic session.

In order to overcome the massive expenses on papers, the Syndicate also approved 10 per cent increase in migration, degree, equivalence & other certificates’ fee.

The 188th meeting of Syndicate was held at Vice-Chancellor’s office wherein pre-mature increment for the employees of grade 1 to grade 4 has been approved.

The meeting also approved to extend the duration of foreign scholarship from 3 years to 4 years for the faculty members. It restored the independence status of centre for rural development communication (CRDC).

The meeting sanctioned 10 percent Ad-hoc Relief in the salaries of all the employees, pension, conveyance allowance and provision of leave encashment.

The University Syndicate also approved the appointment of Prof. Dr. Rizwana Chang as Director Institute of Media Studies & Communication, Dr. Lachhman Das as Director Institute of Information & Communication Technology, Dr. Muhammad Khan Sangi as Director of Institute of English Language & Literature, Dr. Akhtar Mughal as Director Institute of Physics, Dr. Muhammad Bux Burdi as Chairman Dept. of Public Administration, Dr. Saima Shaikh as Chairperson Dept. of Sociology, Dr. Shamim Akhtar as Chairperson Dept. of Social Work, Dr. Hafiz Munir Ahmed as Chairman Dept. of Comparative Religion & Culture, Dr. Yasmeen Iqbal as Director Institute of Physical Education, Dr. Ghulam Asghar Maka as Chairman Dept. of Microbiology, Dr. Nasreen Memon as Chairperson Dept. of Zoology and Ghulam Ali Jareko as Director Sustainable Development Study Centre (SDSC), University of Sindh Jamshoro.


The authorities of Sindh University (SU) Jamshoro have announced to donate one day basic salary of all the employees for the internally displaced persons (IDPs) of North Waziristan.

According to a statement issued here Friday from Public Relations Section, The registrar Ghulam Muhammad Bhutto said in his circular that the authorities of university had decided to contribute one day basic pay of all the employees from grade 2 to 22 for IDPs relief fund in order to help and support the people of North Waziristan on humanitarian grounds. The amount will soon be transferred to the IDPs relief fund.



The on roll students of Bachelor & Master degree programs for the academic session 2014 have been directed to deposit their remaining admission fees by August 11, 2014. In case of failure their examination results will be withheld.

According to a press release issued here on Thursday, Director Admission said that all those students enrolled in various Bachelor & Master Degree programs-2014 should deposit their remaining admission fees by August 11 so that their results could be announced.

The concerned students have been advised to obtain the bank challan of difference of fees from the Directorate of Admissions & deposit the same at Habib Bank Limited Jamshoro Branch within due date, failing which their examination results will be withheld.


The Registrar of Sindh University (SU) Ghulam Muhammad Bhutto has announced the schedule of admissions to 1st year (Pre Engineering & Pre Medical) for the academic session 2014-15 at Dr. N.A. Baloch Model School, Elsa Kazi Campus Hyderabad with the approval of Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr. Abida Taherani.

According to schedule issued here Wednesday from Public Relations Section, Registration forms will be issued on July 21, 2014 and the same could be submitted by August 4. Written test for the admissions to 1st year (Pre engineering & Pre Medical Groups) will be conducted on August 13 and that of interviews on August 19, 2014.

Result of interviews will be announced on August 28 and the last date for payment of admission fees has been fixed August 29 while regular classes will commence from September 3, 2014. The circular said.


Sindh University Officers’ Welfare Association (SUOWA) and the senior faculty members of the University of Sindh Jamshoro hosted an Iftar Dinner in the honor of newly appointed vice-chancellor Prof. Dr. Abida Taherani and Dr. Nazir A. Mughal. A number of officers & teachers participated in the dinner arranged in a local hotel here in Hyderabad.

Speaking in her presidential address, Prof. Dr. Abida Taherani said that she was happy to attend the Iftar dinner hosted by officers and faculty members of the university together for the first time in the history of university adding that it was a good tradition to collaborate in all the activities of the varsity as they could make the mountains move with the unity & mutual understanding.

She said that if the officers & faculty continued working together with harmony & unity, Sindh University will soon make its place on number 01 in both national international ranking of the varsities. Dr. Taherani said Sindh University Officers’ Welfare Association was rendering good services in the best interests of the institution.

She said she had support of teachers, officers and employees; hence she will be able to work easily for the uplift of the Alma Mater adding that all the sectional heads were equal to her and she wanted to make efforts with them to ameliorate the accreditation of the varsity.

Dr. Abida Taherani said that Sindh University earned good position in the ranking and it was termed as number 08 best University in the general category in public sector universities of Pakistan.

“This all happened owing to the day night endeavors and team work of my officials; but it is not sufficient yet, we have to go ahead”, she maintained.

Dr. Abida Taherani on the occasion lauded the services of Dr. Nazir A. Mughal especially for the promotion of education and research and publication of University code which is also called ‘the Blue Book’.

Linking the prosperity of the employees with the uplift, development & progress of the university, Dr. Taherani vowed to take every decision that helps improve the status of the Alma Mater.

Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Nazir A. Mughal spoke about his reforms including leave encashment for the employees, provision of plots, publication of university code (Blue Book) and health assurance.

He expressed hope that the working of the University administration will be more efective under the visionary & dynamic leadership of Prof Dr. Abida Taherani, the Vice Chancellor.

General Secretary of SUOWA Syed Sajjad Hussain Shah delivered the welcome address. He cordially welcomed all the guests who attended the dinner and assured the vice-chancellor to extend their full support to her. Mr. Shah said spoke about the vision of SUOWA and told that the Iftar Dinner was hosted in a bid to offer welcome to vice chancellor Dr. Abida Taherani and bid farewell to outgoing VC Dr. Nazir A. Mughal.

Sindhology Director Muhammad Qasim Maka, Ahsan Shah Rashidi, Muhammad Ali Roshan Pathan, Dr. Anwar Shah G. Syed, Muhammad Mashooq Siddiqui and others also spoke in the party.

On the occasion, the vice chancellor was decorated with Sindhi Shaal and Dr. Mughal with the Sindhi traditional Topi & Ajraks.

Among others, the dinner was attended by Dr. Siddique Kalhoro, Dr. Sarfraz Hussain Solangi, Dr. Abdul Rasool Abbasi, Dr. Naeem Tariq, Sajid Qayoom Memon, Dr. Saliha Parveen, Adv. Jhamat Jethannad, Farida Shaikh, Imran Halepoto, Ghulam Nabi Kaka, Abdul Majeed Panhwar, Akhtar Ahmed Memon, Ali Akbar Jalbani, Muhammad Azam Mallah, Iftikhar Narejo, Muhammad Ali Ursani, Rashid Ali Silawat, Nanak Ram Bhatiya, Ghulam Hyder Lashari, Chander Bhatiya, Dr. Arbila Agha, Former Additional Commissioner Hyderabad Agha Sohail, Munawar Rajar, Ghulam Mujtaba Jalbani and Nadir Ali Mugheri.


The 2nd PhD seminar of scholar Nadir Ali Rind of Genetic Engineering Department will be held on July 14, 2014 in video conference room of the office of Dean Faculty of Natural Sciences, University of Sindh Jamshoro at about 10.30 a.m. The Dean Faculty of Natural Sciences Prof. Dr. Abdul Rasool Abbasi would preside over the seminar while Dr. Muhammad Umer Dahot and Dr. Muhammad Rafique, the supervisor & co-supervisor (respectively) of the scholar will be present on the occasion. The scholar will read his research thesis on the topic “study of genetic variability and production of limonoids through in vitro culture of chinaberry (Melia Azedarch. L)”. He will defend his thesis during questions & answers session.