Monday, December 26, 2016

AIOU converts its marks’ grading system to GPA/CGPA

Islamabad - Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) will soon change over its scholastic outcomes' stamping framework into review point normal (GPA) and combined review point normal (CGPA) to encourage its understudies in seeking after their future training vocation.

A proposed to this impact was formally received at joint meeting of Research and Educational innovation, Academic Planning and improvement and the Academic Council held, said a news discharge on Sunday.

It was concurred that GPA/CGPA recipe of HEC will be connected for all MS, MSc Honors, MPhil and PhD programs where pass rate is 50 for each penny. This will be notwithstanding the GPA/CGPA framework officially endorsed by the University's Executive Council for every one of the four years single guy projects.

Bad habit Chancellor Prof Dr Shahid Siddiqui said the University needed to receive a uniform framework in results' checking procedure so that its understudies could rival the understudies of different Universities at national and global level with the end goal of admission to higher classes and work against different posts. The proposed reviewing framework is as per the criteria, set by the HEC and being honed by some driving colleges, he included.

It was likewise chosen that the college will present number of new scholastic courses of MPhil and PhD-level in a continuous procedure to meet the district's financial needs. A few courses of particular nature were additionally affirmed by the board identifying with China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). The courses manage global exchange, coordinations, business enterprise, Insurance and E-trade.

Dr Shahid Siddiqui who directed the meeting said the AIOU being the Mega University out in the open area needed to give positive react to CPEC through its scholarly interests. About alternate courses, he said it went for serving the national cause and to achieve subjective change in their instructive projects. The meeting prescribed plans of studies and layout of courses that would be at long last affirmed later by the University's Executive Council, keeping in view the arrangement and guidelines of the Higher Education Commission. The board of trustees likewise gave endorsement for the modification of some current courses. It affirmed the University's arrangement setting up three new offices identifying with Psychology, legislative issues and global relations and Translation of study material.

The new scholastic projects identified with instructors' training, Arabic and Islamic reviews, Gender and Women Studies, Library and Information Sciences, Commerce and Business and Administration, Chemistry and Biology and Mass Communication. All the proposed courses are well-thought and have as of now been dealt with by Committee of courses and the Faculty Board, he included. He trusted these will meet the contemporary needs and understudies' prerequisites.

Enlistment center AIOU Prof Dr Muhammad Naeem Qureshi advised the meeting about the future scholarly arrangement that was independently exhibited by Dean Sciences Dr Naghmana Rashid, Dean Social Sciences and Humanities Dr Syed Abdul Siraj, Dean Arabic and Islamic Studies Dr Ali Asghar Chishti and Dean Education Dr Nasir Mahmood.