KARACHI: The University of Karachi (KU) has decided to offer free education and special discount to position holders of commerce, science, and arts disciplines of its affiliated colleges if they chose the University of Karachi for their higher education.
The University of Karachi will provide free education to the student, who will achieve the first position in the exams while the student, with the second position, will have to pay a 25 percent fee, and the student, with the third position, will have to pay a 50 percent fee only.
The University of Karachi is also offering various scholarships and the Students Admission Fund has been established to help out students who could not apply to get admissions due to their financial problems. This special fund aimed to provide them an opportunity to carry on their higher studies.
These views were expressed by the KU Vice Chancellor Professor Dr Khalid Mahmood Iraqi on Tuesday. He was addressing a ceremony arranged in honor of the position holder students of BCom (Regular) Annual Examination 2019 at the Vice Chancellor Secretariat.
The top position holder students received cash prizes, shields, and certificates while the KU Registrar Professor Dr Abdul Waheed, Director Finance Tariq Kalam, Students Advisor Dr Syed Asim Ali, Foreign Students Advisor Dr Shumaila Shafkat Ali, in-charge Admissions Dr Saima Akhtar, President Karachi University Teachers Society Professor Dr Anila Amber Malik, principals of all three colleges, parents and guardians of position holder students were also present on this occasion.
He mentioned that without any doubt our youth is the asset of the nation and the bright future of the society. The KU VC Khalid Iraqi said that it is important that we appreciate their performances and also encourage them so that they can work harder in the future.
He observed that only intelligent and talented students can move forward in this age of competition. This journey of knowledge should not be limited to just getting a degree but should play a positive and key role in the development of our country and society when stepping into practical life.