Board of Advanced Studies and Research (BOASAR) of University of Engineering & Technology (UET) Wednesday approved recommendations for introducing new programs at postgraduate level which will include M.Sc in Material Engineering which was part of Mechanical Engineering before as well as introducing Ph.D in Industrial Engineering.
Meeting chaired by Dean Faculty of Engineering, Dr. Zahid Mehmood also reviewed rules and regulation of the varsity postgraduate engineering programs.
Dr. Sahar Noor, Secretary BOASAR presented the proposal for introducing the said programs which would be offered from the coming session of UET for the new students. The meeting decided to propose both programs to the upcoming Academic Council since both fulfils the HEC criteria that requires Ph.D. faculty, fully-equipped laboratories and allied facilities for starting a postgraduate level program.
The meeting recommended a uniform research proposal format and Ph.D. theses template and guidelines for students. It was also decided to formulate a committee to review the proposed templates. The Dean further directed to upload these regulations on University website for users’ information. The meeting also expressed satisfaction over the progress of Principal Investigators on on-going faculty research projects, funded by BOASAR.
The meeting was attended by Heads of Departments, Director Postgraduate Studies Dr. Inayatullah Babar, Dr. Saleem Vice Chancellor Sarhad University and Registrar Ms. Saima Hassan.