KU Academic Council approves HEC Graduate Education Policy


The meeting of the Academic Council of the University of Karachi approved the Higher Education Commission’s Graduate Education Policy in light of the recommendations submitted by the committee formed in the KU Academic Council’s previous meeting.

The committee had recommended a few observations and suggestions and asked the house to adopt them along with the HEC graduate education policy. The Academic Council members approved the recommendations along with the HEC policy.

The committee’s detailed report would be submitted to the KU VC Professor Dr Khalid Iraqi and later that report will be sent to HEC-Islamabad.

The KU Academic Council was chaired by the KU Vice Chancellor Professor Dr Khalid Mahmood Iraqi and the meeting was held at the Chinese Teachers Memorial Auditorium on Friday.

The Academic Council approves the HEC Undergraduate Education Policy for BS and AD programs. It also approved the Senate resolutions to implement the Quran’s translation and Seerat course as compulsory subjects across the campus.

The House formed a five-member committee to review ‘our vision, our mission’ statements and submit its report in the upcoming meeting. Professor Dr Iqbal Azhar will head the committee while Professor Dr Faiyaz H. M. Vaid, Professor Dr Nabeel Ahmed Zubairi Professor Dr Bilquis Gul, are Professor Dr Noreen Mujahid will be its members.

The Academic Council also approved the proceedings of the Board of Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences meeting held on November 10, 2023.

Earlier, prayers were offered for the departed souls of the Iranian President Dr Seyed Ebrahim Raisi, and KU faculty members. The KU has recently conferred the Doctor of Philosophy (Honoris Causa) in the KU Faculty of Islamic Studies to the honorable President of the Islamic Republic of Iran Dr Seyed Ebrahim Raisi.

The House confirmed the minutes of the Academic Council meeting held on April 25, 2024, and approved the decisions and actions taken by the KU VC Professor Dr Khalid Mahmood Iraqi.

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