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Khalsa University Academic Council Approves Various UG, PG and Research Degree Courses

May 12, 2017 05:53 PM

Punjab News Express
AMRITSAR: The meeting of the Academic Council of the Khalsa University, Amritsar was today held under the chairmanship of vice chancellor Dr. Gurmohan Singh Walia in which various under-graduate, post graduate and research degree courses were approved. In total the syllabi for Ph.D. Course work and the programs for 18 other courses apart from the nine professional programs were also given the green signal by the Committee.

In a press release issued here, Dr. Walia said that the KU will be ushering in various new courses in Education, Engineering, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Laws, Physical Education, Management and Technology, Commerce, Agriculture, Sciences, Fashion Designing and Electronics. ``Academic Council discussed and approved various courses for the current and the new academic session’’, said Dr. Walia.

He said that the KU which started functioning in 2016 following the passage of Khalsa University Act-2016 had started number of programs which it will carry on in the next session too. He said the focus is on the new professional and skill-oriented courses to enable the youth to fetch jobs in the emerging competitive world. He narrated how the 1890 established Khalsa College Governing Council (KCGC) had been making tremendous efforts to provide value based education through its arts and professional colleges and schools and establishing the University was part of Council’s pursuit to provide professional higher education.

KU Register Dr. Jaswinder Singh Dhillon conducted the meeting in which the paper-setters and examiners were also approved and the powers to depute them were given to VC. The four research dissertation in diverse fields of the education and physical education were also given the go ahead.

Those who took part in the meeting included Dr. Rghbir Singh, Dean (Academics), Dr. BS Bhatia, Professor, Panjabi University, Patiala, Dr. Sukhbir Kaur Mahal, Director, Youth Welfare, Dr. RK Dhawan, Director, Research, Dr. Amarpal Singh, Controller, Examinations, Dr. Kanwaljit Singh, Director, Sports, Dr. Jaspal Singh, Dean, Legal Studies, Dr. Subheet Jain, Prof and Head, Department of Pharmacy, GNDU and Dr. Sandeep Rehar were present.

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