CHITRAL: The Higher Education Commission (HEC) will support and facilitate the University of Chitral in its journey towards excellence in the field of academics and research, said Sulaiman Ahmad, Director Academics of HEC here.
During his first visit to the University of Chitral, the HEC official gave presentation to the academic and sectional heads of the university on technical aspects of various academic programs from associate degree to doctorate level and on quality assurance parameters.
He said that associate degree had been introduced to cater to the requirements of skilled workforce in the modern world’s market, while the BS program provided for highly skilled workforce requirements and specializations.
He said the AD programs should be evolved in such a way that it equips the students with the necessary professional skills of the concerned field and if a student wants to continue, then he or she could be absorbed into 5th semester of the program.
Mr. Sulaiman Ahmad congratulated University of Chitral for achieving recognition from HEC for its another Journal “Chitral University Journal of Linguistics and Literature” within a short span of its establishment.
This recognizes the excellence of Chitral University in the field of Research and Development.
Vice Chancellor Professor Dr. Zahir Shah appreciated the special attention and cooperation extended by the Higher Education Commission to this newly established university. He assured the HEC official that he will leave no stone unturned for quality assurance in academics and research and for the betterment of the institution.–Bashir Hussain Azad