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2-days Conference on Research in Pakistani Universities, Standards and Practices
Published On:  Thursday, June 20, 2019


Virtual University organized a 2-day Conference on "Research in Pakistani Universities, Standards and Practices" during June 17-18, 2019. A total of 9 former and current Vice Chancellors of different universities across Pakistan participated in conference.  Mian Imran Masood, Ex Minister of Education & Vice Chancellor University of South Asia, Dr. Zakariya Zakar, Vice Chancellor, University of Okara & Ex-Vice Chancellor, University of The Punjab, Dr. Nasir Mehmood, Ex-Vice Chancellor, Allama Iqbal Open University, Dr. Shahbaz Arif, Ex-Vice Chancellor, GC University, Faisalabad, Dr. Rakhsana Kousar, Ex-Vice Chancellor, Lahore College for Women University, Dr. Shahida Hassan, Ex-Vice Chancellor, University of Multan, Dr. Munawar Mirza Sultana, Ex-Vice Chancellor, University of Education, Dr. Najma Najam, Ex-Vice Chancellor, Fatima Jinnah Women University, Dr. Robena Zakir, Director University of the Punjab, Dr. Nabi Bakhsh, Dean, Social Sciences, International Islamic University, Dr. Masroor Ellahi Babar, Dean, Faculty of Science & Technology, Virtual University of Pakistan, Dr. Mohsin Javed, Registrar, Virtual University of Pakistan were the Speakers at the Conference. Dr. Sadaf Jabeen, Conference Secretary along with a large number of Ph.D. aspirants from different universities participated in the conference. 

Rector, Virtual University Mr. Naeem Tariq addressed the opening session of the conference. He welcomed all the guests and paid tribute to the organizers of  the conference for conducting such a successful conference. He insisted on organizing such kind of conferences to promote the quality of research in academia. 

All the guest speakers shared their experiences in research field and provided suggestions to enhance quality of research in Pakistani institutions. Dr. Munawar Mirza Sultana during her speech elaborated the phenomena of international ranking of universities as it depends upon quality research, so she highlighted the importance of research. She insisted on promoting Research in universities of Pakistan so, we can with international universities by promoting quality research. A huge responsibility comes at a part of research supervisors who must take strict decisions for quality research. Supervisors need to realize their role more as a researcher and Students need to be trained to think critically.

At the end, Rector, Virtual University, Mr. Naeem Tariq presented certificates to the Keynote Speakers and Guests. 

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