Monday, September 21, 2015

4,000 appear in SSUET entry test

By Abdul Qadir Qureshi
(Pakistan News & Features Services)

Around 4000 candidates appeared in the entry test for admissions in the academic year 2016 of the Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology (SSUET) which was held under strict security measures at the Karachi Expo Centre.

The two-hour test commenced at the designated time of 10 am. and among the candidates were applicants coming from as far as Gilgit, Baltistan and Azad Kashmir besides other parts of the four provinces. 

The SSUET Chancellor, Engr Mohammad Adil Usman, visited the examination centre and had an appraisal of the arrangements made from the concerned officials. 

Talking to media on the occasion, Engr Adil Usman remarked that the university prepared future professionals for the competitive world equipped with extraordinary skills and outstanding abilities. 

“The university has established itself as a globally recognized institution of of academic excellence with career focused education,” the Chancellor said and pointed out that the SSUET prided itself for having the best and brightest faculty committed to international standards. 

On the occasion, Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Syed Jawaid Hassan Rizvi informed that. keeping pace with the new emerging trends, the university has introduced new technologies to meet the ever increasing market demands. 

It may be mentioned here that SSUET is offering admissions in 10 engineering disciplines including computer, electronics, civil, telecommunication, bio-medical, software engineering besides computer science and architecture.

SSUET hold national songs contest

By Abdul Qadir Qureshi
(Pakistan News & Features Services)

The Sir Syed University of Engineering & Technology, (SSUET), Karachi, in collaboration with the Mohabban-e-Bhopal, organized a national song competition with the participants from the various academic institutions having been divided into two different age groups.

According to jury’s decision, Ayesha Aneeqa of the SSUET and Ahmed Khan Asad of the NED University of Engineering & Technology, secured first and second positions respectively in the category of 20 to 25 years’ age, while Abbas Zaidi and Maheen Rahmna Sher Ali received the first and second prizes respectively in the category of 15 to 20 years of age. 

Addressing the ceremony, Engr Mohammad Adil Usman, Chancellor SSUET, described the competition most inspiring, reflective of deep rooted patriotism, adding that it promoted a sense of national pride and unity and providing an opportunity of peeping into our history, traditions and our cultural diversity. 

“Apart from infusing a spirit of national inspiration, the national songs call upon us to fulfill our responsibilities to lead our country towards prosperity and economic stability. These songs spark our feelings towards solidarity and commitment portraying country’s ideological meanings,” the Chancellor acknowledged. 

Appreciating the talent of students, Chancellor Adil Usman remarked that the Aligarh Muslim University Old Boys’ Association (AMUOBA) was the true successor of Sir Syed Ahmed Khan’s educational movement and its members feel themselves bound to promote technical education in the country with patriotic zeal. 

Speaking on the occasion Qamar un Nisa Qamar, a former MNA, wished Pakistan to be an exemplary model of solidarity and unity with high moral values. Meanwhile Zafar Ramay enthralled the audience with his beautiful songs.