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October 1, 2020

BS classes at UHS to resume on 15th

Lahore

October 1, 2020

LAHORE:The classes of BS programmes at the University of Health Sciences (UHS), which were postponed in March this year due to COVID-19, will resume from 15 October.

The decision was taken at a UHS faculty meeting on Wednesday that was chaired by Vice-Chancellor Professor Javed Akram. Classes in the four-year degree programme in Genetics and Molecular Biology, Public Health and Biomedical Sciences and the five-year degree programme in Physical Therapy will be held at Jinnah Campus, Kala Shah Kaku.

On this occasion, UHS VC Professor Javed Akram directed to complete all the arrangements as per the government SOPs. He directed Director Operations, Jinnah Campus, Dr Farhan Zahid to ensure immaculate arrangements for the comfort, health and safety of students in classrooms and hostels. It was decided at the meeting that dining halls and common rooms would not be made operational in the hostels at present and food would be provided to the students in their rooms.

While passing directions to ensure the security of students especially female students and faculty, Professor Javed Akram said that he would request IG Police Punjab to ensure 24 hours presence and patrolling of police mobiles for university security in the new campus. He also directed to make sure the presence of an ambulance and medical staff on the campus. Professor Javed Akram warned the staff that no negligence would be tolerated in this regard.

PhD degrees: Punjab University has awarded PhD degrees to five scholars. Ahmad Hassan got PhD degree in the subject of History after approval of his thesis entitled “Re-focusing on Agitational Politics in Pakistan, 1977-2017: Causes and Consequences”, Ayra Indrias Patras in the subject of Gender Studies after approval of her thesis entitled “Perspectives from the Margins: A Case of Christian Female Sweepers in Lahore”, Fatima Ameer in the subject of Microbiology & Molecular Genetics after approval of her thesis entitled “Factors Affecting Lipid and Lipidomic Profiles of Malignant and Non-malignant Hematopoietic Cells”, Muhammad Umar in the subject of Sociology after approval of his thesis entitled “Factors of Polio Vaccination Campaign Resistance in Punjab Pakistan” and Ruqeyah Abdul Majeed got the degree in the subject of Agricultural Sciences (Plant Pathology) after approval of her thesis entitled “Antifungal Potential and Phytochemical Analysis of Medicinal Plants against Brown Spot Disease of Rice”.

form submission: Punjab University Registration Branch has issued the registration schedule for external/private candidates of MA/MSc Part-I annual examination 2021. According to the details, the last date for submission of online registration forms with single fee is January 29, 2021, with late fee fine till 26 February, 2021 and forms can be submitted with double fee till 14 May, 2021.