Saturday, 09 March 2013 00:00

Meeting of Board of Governors

The 9th meeting of Board of Governor’s was held on 9th March, 2013 at the university’s Peshawar campus. It was attended by Prof. Dr. Abdul Mateen khan, Prof. Dr. Muhammad said, Prof. Dr. Khan Bahadur Marwat, Prof. Dr. Lutfullah Kakakhel, Prof. Dr. G.A. Miana, Prof. Dr.Muhammad Saleem, Dr. Fakhr – Ul – Islam, Dr.Muhammad Azhar Khan Niazi, Mr. Abdul Hafeez Khan Niazi, Mr. Faisal Khan Niazi, Prof. Dr. Hameed ullah Khan Alizai (Vice – Chancellor), Mr. .Sher Bahadur (secretary / Registrar). Our worthy President Dr. Muhammad Zulfiqar Khan Niazi presided over the meeting. The meeting commenced with the recitation from the Holy Qur’an .Welcoming the distinguished participants, he recapitulated comprehensively on the genesis of the university encompassing the various phases it passed through and ordeals it confronted with in reaching the climax of W3 category_ W4 being the highest. Special mention was also made by the chair of the two journals – one quarterly and other biannually with encrypt pride with recognition by the Higher education Commission . Rich tributes were paid to the late founder, Prof.Abdul Aziz Khan Niazi, whose untiring efforts made the dream of university an envious reality. May his soul rest in peace in his eternal abode. The president adumbrated the participant members of the various laurels our university amassed during course of its journey. The previous BOG’s meeting proposals and suggestions came under discussion and members expressed their satisfaction on the goals achieved. The Annual report under review 2012-2013 was presented by our Registrar Mr. Sher Bahadur, who got approved almost all items. Various suggestions were put forth by the members for inculcating them in the objectives and mission of our university, worth noting being naming a Hall in the memory of Founding Father, Late Abdul Aziz Khan Niazi and a plaque inscribing on the hall with his glorious achievements. The participants also suggested that a scholarship entitled, Founder Prize be instituted, for the deserving and meritorious students to give exposure to the university’s Philanthropic and altruistic approach. The meeting concluded with a vote of thanks to and from the Chair.

Wednesday, 27 February 2013 00:00

Presentation Competition

A presentation competition was organized on 27th February 2013 in order to enhance the latent talent of students. Fifty students from different disciplines took part in the competition. However, only seven among them were selected for the final round. Prof. Dr. Muhammad Saleem, Dean of Social Science was the chief guest. Dr. Saleem emphasized on holding such activities and stated that such culture should flourish for the mental growth of students. At the end of competition, Mr. Sher Bahadur, Registrar of the Qurtuba University, distributed cash prizes and certificates among the first three position holders; i.e. Khair Rehman (BBA), Ikram ullah (MA IR), Karishma Ihsan (BA) respectively. 

Wednesday, 13 February 2013 00:00

Seminar on Stock Exchange

Qurtuba University, Peshawar campus conducted a seminar on the topic of “Stock Exchange” on 13th February, 2013. The resource person Mr. Shahzad Anwar, lecturer, of Management Science, practically demonstrated online execution of transactions of different financial securities registered at Karachi stock exchange. The Seminar was attended by students, faculty members and senior coordinators.

Rules and Regulations

 

Conduct of the Programs (M.Phil/MS & Ph.D):

 

·         M.Phil/Ph.D level course work is of minimum 30 credit hours (24 credit hours work + 6 credit hours research) & 18 credit hours respectively. However, any students may be asked to undertake additional course work to meet the knowledge deficiency (if any).

·         At the end of the course work each scholar is required to qualify the comprehensive test from the courses taught during the program.

·         After successfully passing the course work and (with CGPA 3 or above for Ph.D & CGPA 2.5 or above for M.Phil) and qualifying comprehensive test, the students research period commences. However, M.Phil/MS students have to carry out research equivalent to 6 credit hours, in two semesters (minimum) to four semesters (maximum). The research dissertation thesis/project may be of six credit hours.

·         Research proposal duly approved by the department research committee and verified for plagiarism should be put up to BOASAR for its approval.

·         Ph.D dissertation once completed in all  respects and approved by the “Research Supervisor” must be evaluated by at least three experts including two foreign experts from technologically advance countries, given the availability factor. Research related to oriental languages and others may be sent to foreign experts of other than the technologically advance countries, e.g. For Urdu, India, for Persian, Islamic Republic of Iran, for Pashto, Afghanistan and for Arabic to any Arabic speaking country. Expenses incurred foreign evaluation of dissertation will be borne by the student.

·         Acceptance/Publication of at least one research paper in an HEC approved journal is essential for the award of PhD degree.

·         The maximum number of Ph.D students under the supervision of a full time faculty member will normally be 5 which may be increased to eight under special circumstances in teaching departments. In research fields where the faculty is involved in full time research with low teaching work load, the number of Ph.D. students may be larger with approval of the Higher Education Commission (HEC).

·         Public defense of the Ph.D dissertation & viva voce of M.Phil thesis after successful completion of all requirements.

·         Award of M.Phil/Ph.D degree on successful of all the conditions mentioned above.

·         Rules for MS/M.phil are equally applicable to the students of MBA (Post BBA Hon) Programs.

 

Conduct of Examinations

·         There shall be two examinations in a semester, i.e. mid-term and final, in additional to home assignment/quizzes. However, evaluation of independent study (of 100 marks) will be made by the panel of experts, generally the supervisory committee in a detailed presentation made by the standard at the end of semester.

·         The weightage of the examinations shall be as follows:

 

Mid-term examination

30%

Final examination (comprehensive)

50%

Assignments/Presentations of individual courses etc.

20%

Total

100%

 

·         Comprehensive Written Test and Oral Examination

 

(Viva-Voce) on Courses Studied & Passed

·         On the completion of the course work, a Ph.D scholar shall have to pass a comprehensive written and oral examination in the field of his studies. Fifty percent marks shall be required in written and the oral examination separately to pass the examination. These marks shall however, not to be counted towards CGPA of a research scholar.

 

·         The Comprehensive written and oral examination shall be conducted by the Supervisory Committee which may co-opt teacher(s) associated with the course work of the scholar.

·         If the scholar fails in the comprehensive written and oral exam, he/she will be given only one more chance to pass the written and oral examination within a period off six months.

·         The details of comprehensive Written and Oral examination will be worked out by the Supervisory Committee of the research scholar. However, there will be one written Paper of 300 marks, with three sections of 100 marks each, and viva-voce examination carrying100 marks.

·         The maximum duration of the theory examination will be 4 (four) hours, while the maximum duration of viva-voce examination will be two hours.

 

Grades and Academic Standing

The grading system for the Ph.D course of 700 and above levels shall be as follow:

 

o    Equivalence between Letter-Grading and Numerical-Grading shall be as follows:

 

Letter Grade

Marks

GP/Value

Position

A+

90-100

4.00

Outstanding

A

80-89

4.00

Excellent

B+

75-79

3.5

Very Good

B

70-74

3.00

Good

C+

65-69

2.5

Satisfactory

Below

65

0.00

Fail

 

Note:

·         Rounding off Principle: Only 0.5 marks and above will be rounded off to next digit in individual subject results.

·         In case where numerical grades are not assessable (i.e. field work), letter grade P (pass) or F (Fail) shall instead be used, and not counted towards CGPA.

o    The minimum standards for successful performance in Ph.D course work shall be a CGPA pf 3.0. A scholar whose record falls below it must raise his CGPA to the required minimum either by repeating the courses, or by taking additional course(s) in the following semester, otherwise he/she shall be considered as withdrawn from the Ph.D degree program or may be transferred to M.Phil/MS research work if it was not completed before. The course work of two semesters (under any circumstances) may be extended to maximum 4 four semesters on the recommendation of supervisory committee and approval of Vice-Chancellor.

o     A research scholar failing in a subject will be allowed only one more chance to pass the same in the following semester along with the subsequent semester subjects. In case he/she still fails to attain the required passing marks, then he/she has to take fresh classes for that subject provided the Supervisory committee has recommended extension of course work period with the approval of vice-Chancellor. However, this extension should not be allowed beyond two semesters.

 

Research Requirements: Thesis

o    The scholar will defend his/her research proposal by the end of 2nd semester or later. Scholar failing to submit research proposal within one semester of the completion of course work will be served with warning on fine or both. However, the provincial admission of the research scholar, who failed in submitting his/her research proposal with one calendar year of the completion of course work will be cancelled and he/she will be struck-off from the list of Ph.D students.

o    After the successful completion of course work and upon qualifying       comprehensive examination, the scholar shall pursue research work for two semesters for M.Phil/Ms/MBA and two calendar years for Ph.D under the guidance of a Supervisor designated by the BOASAR. However, the duration of research work may be extended by the Vice-Chancellor, upon the recommendation of supervisory committee on the request of research scholar.

o    The statement of research problem (synopsis) shall be submitted by the research scholar to the Supervisory Committee, preferably during the Second Semester for the approval of BOASAR. Once recommended by the supervisory committee the scholar will submit 16 copies of the research proposal for the approval of BOASAR.  

o    On completion of research, the scholar shall submit a draft of thesis for scrutiny and advice to the Supervisory Committee.

 

In case approved by the Supervisory Committee, Six (6) printed copies of the research work shall be submitted to the Controller of Examinations for the purpose of evaluation. Thesis for the Ph.D degree will not be accepted for evaluation earlier than six (6) semesters and later than 12 (twelve) semesters from the date of registration. Expenses on seeking evaluation from foreign examiners (including mail charges and remuneration of the experts) will be deposited by the research scholar in advance.

 

Tuesday, 05 February 2013 17:29

M.Phil Urdu

Written by

Ph.D Education

 

Eligibility:

·         M.Phil or Equivalent in related Subjects

·         Students acquiring 3.0 CGPA or above in the M.Phil/MS may apply for conversion of M.Phil/MS into Ph.D.

·         Passing of GRE type entry test (International)and interview supervised by the Admission Committee are compulsory 

 

Scheme of Studies:
Course Work: 18 Credit Hours
Thesis/Dissertation: 9 Credit Hours

  

Core Course

EDU701

Educational Research

 

EDU702

Elementary Education in Pakistan

 

EDU703

Educational and Psychological Measurement and Evaluation

 

EDU704

Provision for Education in National Development (Plans:1955-60 to 1993-98)

 

EDU705

Secondary Education in Pakistan

 

EDU706

Teacher Education in Pakistan

 

EDU707

Guided Research Study on any contemporary issue duly approved by the concerned supervisor.  Philosophy of Social Sciences. Role of Education in Socio-Economic Development Education and Social Changes 

 

  

Note: Any of the above course which has been passed in M.Phil course work, will not be taken by the scholar in Ph.D.

Ph.D Political Science

 

Eligibility:

·         M.Phil or Equivalent in related Subjects

·         Students acquiring 3.0 CGPA or above in the M.Phil/MS may apply for conversion of M.Phil/MS into Ph.D.

·         Passing of GRE type entry test (International)and interview supervised by the Admission Committee are compulsory 

 

Scheme of Studies:
Course Work: 18 Credit Hours
Thesis/Dissertation: 9 Credit Hours

 

 

Core Course

 

RMT701

Research Methodology

 

PS702

Constitutional Development in Pakistan

 

PS703

Contemporary Western Thoughts

 

PS704

Contemporary Muslim Thoughts

 

PS705

Human Rights Humanitarian Law: Situational Analysis

 

PS706

Preemptive Wars and Prospects of International Peace

 

PS707

Defense and Strategic Studies

 

PS708

UN Reforms: Performance Approval, Problems and Prospectus

 

PS709

Diplomacy and Environmental Issue

 

PS710

Guided Research Study

 

PS711

Evolution of Economic System

 

PS712

Foreign Policies of Major Powers

 

PS713

New Public Management and Good Governance

 

PS714

Research Methodology (Non-Creditable)

 

PS715

Contemporary International Issues

 

PS716

International Politics of Asia

 

PS717

Philosophy of Social Sciences

 

PS718

Dynamic of the Muslim World

 

PS719

Nuclear Non-Proliferation

 

 

 

Seminar Courses on Selected Topic Below:

PS720

Terrorism A New Phenomenon

 

PS721

Environmental Issues and World Politics

 

PS722

Democracy Through War and Violence 

 

PS723

Democratization of Muslim World: Internal and External Impediments

 

PS724

English Moderation: Is it Way to Bridge the Gap between Civilizations or a way to Surrender to the Socio-Cultural Domination of the West

 

PS725

Water Wars

 

PS726

Free Trade( Source of Development or a Source of Desperation and Poverty for the Development World

 

PS727

Multinational Companies: A New form of Civilization

 

PS728

Refugee Politics

 

PS729

Gender Issues in World Politics.

 

PS730

India-US-Israel Nexus and its Impacts on the security of South Asia

 

PS731

Central Asia in World Politics: A New Great Game

 

PS732

Post-Cold War World arrangements: New Players, New Directions and Dynamics

 

PS733

Post 9/11 Muslim World

 

PS734

Role of Madaris in the Civilizational/ Intellectual Grooming of Ummah 

 

PS735

World Power and Exploitation of Natural Resources of the Developing World

 

PS736

Increasing Poverty/Debts in the Developing World and Role of International Financial Institutions

 

PS737

WTO and its Impacts on the 3rd World, especially Agri-Trade

 

PS738

Globalization: A new way to socio-economic and politico-cultural dominance 

 

PS739

Gawadar Port: Strategic Importance and Emerging Politics

 

PS740

Pakistan-Israel Relations: Critical Analysis

 

PS741

Pakistan Afghanistan Relations: Emerging Scenario

 

PS742

Human Rights Violation in Afghanistan, Iraq and other Parts of the World

 

PS743

Privatization and Economic Development in Pakistan

 

PS744

Politics f Basic Democracies in Pakistan

 

 

Note: Any of the above course which has been passed in M.Phil course work, will not be taken by the scholar in Ph.D.

Ph.D International Relations

 

Eligibility:

·         M.Phil or Equivalent in related Subjects

·         Students acquiring 3.0 CGPA or above in the M.Phil/MS may apply for conversion of M.Phil/MS into Ph.D.

·         Passing of GRE type entry test (International)and interview supervised by the Admission Committee are compulsory 

 

Scheme of Studies:
Course Work: 18 Credit Hours
Thesis/Dissertation: 9 Credit Hours

 

 

Course work 

RMT701

Research Methodology

 

IRT702

History and Spirit of IR

 

HIS703

Evolution and History of Human  Civilizations

 

IR704

Contemporary International Thoughts

 

IR705

Philosophy of Social Sciences

 

 

Note: Any of the above course which has been passed in M.Phil course work, will not be taken by the scholar in Ph.D

 

Seminar Courses

IR732

Terrorism: A New Phenomenon

 

IR733

Environmental Issues and World Politics

 

IR734

Democracy Through War and Violence

 

IR735

Democratization of Muslim World: Internal and External Impediments

 

IR736

Enlightened Moderation: Is it way to bridge the gap between civilizations or a way to surrender to the socio-cultural domination of the West

 

IR737

Water Wars

 

IR738

Free Trade: A Source of Development or a Source of Desperation and Poverty for the Developing World

 

IR739

Multinational Companies: A new form of colonialization

 

IR740

Colonialization

 

IR744

Refugee Politics

 

IR742

UN Reformation: Predicament and Prospects

 

IR743

Gender Issue in World Politics

 

IR744

India-US-Israel Nexus and its Impacts on the security of South Asia

 

IR745

Central Asia in World Politics: A New Great Game

 

IR746

Post-Cold War World arrangements: New Players, New Directions and Dynamics

 

IR747

Post 9/11 Muslim World

 

IR748

Role of Madaris in the Civilization/ Intellectual Grooming of Ummah 

 

IR749

World Power and Exploitation of Natural Resources of the Developing World

 

IR750

Increasing Poverty/Debts in the Developing World and Role of International Financial Institutions

 

IR751

WTO and its Impacts on the 3rd World, especially Agri-Trade

 

IR752

Globalization: A new way to socio-economic and politico-cultural dominance 

 

IR753

Gawadar Port: Strategic Importance and Emerging Politics

 

IR754

Pakistan-Israel Relations: Critical Analysis

 

IR755

Pakistan Afghanistan Relations: Emerging Scenario

 

IR756

Human Rights Violation in Afghanistan, Iraq and other Parts of the World

 

IR757

Privatization and Economic Development in Pakistan

 

IR758

Politics f Basic Democracies in Pakistan

 

 

 

Elective Courses

IR706

Foreign Policy Analysis

(4CH)

IR707

Contemporary Muslim Thoughts

(4CH)

IR708

International Politics of Asia

(4CH)

IR709

International Politics of Africa

(4CH)

IR710

International Politics of America

(4CH)

IR711

International Politics of Europe

(4CH)

IR712

Human Rights and Humanitarian Law-Situational Analysis

(4CH)

IR713

United Nations (UN): Reforms, Performance, Appraisal, Problems and Prospects

(4CH)

IR714

Diplomacy and Environmental Issues

(4CH)

IR715

Foreign Policy of Major Powers

(4CH)

IR716

Politics of International Economic Relations

(4CH)

IR717

International Politics of the Middle East

(4CH)

IR718

Diplomacy

(4CH)

IR719

Indo-Pak Relations

(4CH)

IR720

Afghanistan in Regional and World Politics

(4CH)

IR721

Defense and Strategic Studies 

(4CH)

IR722

Nuclear Non Proliferation

(4CH)

IR723

Preemptive Wars and the Prospects of IR

(4CH)

IR724

Public International Law

(4CH)

IR725

International and Regional Organizations

(4CH)

IR726

Dynamics of the Muslim World 

(4CH)

IR727

Globalization and Emerging Economic Order

(4CH)

IR728

Evolution of Economic Thought

(4CH)

IR729

Guided Research Study

(4CH)

IR730

New Concepts in IR

(4CH)

IR731

Contemporary International Issues

(4CH)

 

Ph.D International Relations

 

Eligibility:

·         M.Phil or Equivalent in related Subjects

·         Students acquiring 3.0 CGPA or above in the M.Phil/MS may apply for conversion of M.Phil/MS into Ph.D.

·         Passing of GRE type entry test (International)and interview supervised by the Admission Committee are compulsory 

 

Scheme of Studies:
Course Work: 18 Credit Hours
Thesis/Dissertation: 9 Credit Hours

 

 

Course work 

RMT701

Research Methodology

 

IRT702

History and Spirit of IR

 

HIS703

Evolution and History of Human  Civilizations

 

IR704

Contemporary International Thoughts

 

IR705

Philosophy of Social Sciences

 

 

Note: Any of the above course which has been passed in M.Phil course work, will not be taken by the scholar in Ph.D

 

Seminar Courses

IR732

Terrorism: A New Phenomenon

 

IR733

Environmental Issues and World Politics

 

IR734

Democracy Through War and Violence

 

IR735

Democratization of Muslim World: Internal and External Impediments

 

IR736

Enlightened Moderation: Is it way to bridge the gap between civilizations or a way to surrender to the socio-cultural domination of the West

 

IR737

Water Wars

 

IR738

Free Trade: A Source of Development or a Source of Desperation and Poverty for the Developing World

 

IR739

Multinational Companies: A new form of colonialization

 

IR740

Colonialization

 

IR744

Refugee Politics

 

IR742

UN Reformation: Predicament and Prospects

 

IR743

Gender Issue in World Politics

 

IR744

India-US-Israel Nexus and its Impacts on the security of South Asia

 

IR745

Central Asia in World Politics: A New Great Game

 

IR746

Post-Cold War World arrangements: New Players, New Directions and Dynamics

 

IR747

Post 9/11 Muslim World

 

IR748

Role of Madaris in the Civilization/ Intellectual Grooming of Ummah 

 

IR749

World Power and Exploitation of Natural Resources of the Developing World

 

IR750

Increasing Poverty/Debts in the Developing World and Role of International Financial Institutions

 

IR751

WTO and its Impacts on the 3rd World, especially Agri-Trade

 

IR752

Globalization: A new way to socio-economic and politico-cultural dominance 

 

IR753

Gawadar Port: Strategic Importance and Emerging Politics

 

IR754

Pakistan-Israel Relations: Critical Analysis

 

IR755

Pakistan Afghanistan Relations: Emerging Scenario

 

IR756

Human Rights Violation in Afghanistan, Iraq and other Parts of the World

 

IR757

Privatization and Economic Development in Pakistan

 

IR758

Politics f Basic Democracies in Pakistan

 

 

 

Elective Courses

IR706

Foreign Policy Analysis

(4CH)

IR707

Contemporary Muslim Thoughts

(4CH)

IR708

International Politics of Asia

(4CH)

IR709

International Politics of Africa

(4CH)

IR710

International Politics of America

(4CH)

IR711

International Politics of Europe

(4CH)

IR712

Human Rights and Humanitarian Law-Situational Analysis

(4CH)

IR713

United Nations (UN): Reforms, Performance, Appraisal, Problems and Prospects

(4CH)

IR714

Diplomacy and Environmental Issues

(4CH)

IR715

Foreign Policy of Major Powers

(4CH)

IR716

Politics of International Economic Relations

(4CH)

IR717

International Politics of the Middle East

(4CH)

IR718

Diplomacy

(4CH)

IR719

Indo-Pak Relations

(4CH)

IR720

Afghanistan in Regional and World Politics

(4CH)

IR721

Defense and Strategic Studies 

(4CH)

IR722

Nuclear Non Proliferation

(4CH)

IR723

Preemptive Wars and the Prospects of IR

(4CH)

IR724

Public International Law

(4CH)

IR725

International and Regional Organizations

(4CH)

IR726

Dynamics of the Muslim World 

(4CH)

IR727

Globalization and Emerging Economic Order

(4CH)

IR728

Evolution of Economic Thought

(4CH)

IR729

Guided Research Study

(4CH)

IR730

New Concepts in IR

(4CH)

IR731

Contemporary International Issues

(4CH)

 

Ph.D Management Sciences

 

Eligibility Criteria:

·         M.Phil or Equivalent in related Subjects

·         Students acquiring 3.0 CGPA or above in the M.Phil/MS may apply for conversion of M.Phil/MS into Ph.D.

·         Passing of GRE type entry test (International)and interview supervised by the Admission Committee are compulsory

 

Scheme of Studies:
Course Work: 18 Credit Hours

Thesis: 9 Credit Hours

 

 

Course Outlines

 

MGT701

Evolution of Economic Thought

 

MGT702

Managing Human Resource

 

MGT703

New Trends and Emerging Concepts in Management Theory and Practice

 

MGT704

International and Regional Organization and their Socio-Economic Impact on Pakistan

 

 

 

 

 

Seminars

 

MGT705

Quality Management (Applied Prospective)

 

MGT706

Organizational Behavior

 

MGT707

Educational Planning and Management

 

MGT708

Analysis of Economic Policies with Special Reference to Pakistan

 

MGT709

Guided Research Study on any Contemporary issue duly approved by the supervisor concerned Islamic Banking

 

MGT710

Philosophy of Social Science

 

MGT711

Organization Theories

 

MGT712

WTO and its Impact

 

MGT713

Tourism Management

 

MGT714

Human Behavior and Social Change

 

MGT715

Financial Statement Analysis and Policy Formulation

 

MGT716

International Trade in services. Managing Socio-Economic Development and Growth