Tuesday, June 17, 2014

SSUET’s Academic Council meets

By Abdul Qadir Qureshi
(Pakistan News & Features Services)

The Academic Council of the Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology (SSUET), Karachi, met under the chairmanship of Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Jawaid H. Rizvi and had an in depth review of courses of studies of all the disciplines being taught at the university.

The Council discussed the new prospectus for admissions-2015 and recommended the same for approval by the Board of Governors.

The meeting decided to introduce a new technology of Electrical engineering from the Academic year 2015 and recommended the same for approval by the Board of Governors.

At present the university is providing teaching facilities in nine disciplines of Computer, Electronics, Civil, Bio-Medical, Telecommunication, Software  Engineering, Computer Science, Bio-Informqtic and  Architecture and Electrical Engineering will be the 10th discipline.

The Council reviewed the progress of teaching and research with Vice-Chancellor emphasizing upon the need for a continuous updating process. He said it is essential because of day to day changing taking place in various fields of engineering and to keep pace with the same.

Dr Rizvi called upon the faculty members to lay stress more on research and come out with increasing number of research papers along with their publication in recognized research journals  with impact factor.

Meanwhile the SSUET’s Board of Governors is due to meet on June 21 to discuss and approve the university’s budget for fiscal 2014-15. The Finance and Planning Committee has already finalized the draft budget proposals.