One day curriculum workshop was held at the Institute of Chemical Sciences University of Peshawar on Monday to critically evaluate and analyze the chemistry courses being taught in the various disciplines of BS four years degree programmes in Pakistan. Thirty Chemistry professors of some twenty three different institutions of the country participated in the moot.
The participants reviewed the course content and found it updated at the level of BS programme. They however underlined the need to inculcate changes in it as per, demands of the day, on a regular basis, and the fact that new inventions and discoveries were constantly being made in the field of chemistry.
Vice Chancellor University of Peshawar Prof Dr Muhammad Rasul Jan was the chief guest on the occasion. The Vice Chancellor said making current changes in curriculum, inline with the global requirements was imperative. He added the BS four year programme was internationally run and recognized by universities around the world.
This was a step towards producing competent professionals in the respective fields, owing to the extending length of study, the students were engaged in to get a decent know how of their subject areas, Rasul Jan said.
Director ICS Prof. Dr. Imdadullah informed the participants’ that the course for BS chemistry programmes was designed by the Institute of Chemical Sciences University of Peshawar and had been duly approved by the Higher Education Commission. He added the same course was taught at all the degree colleges and universities around the country.