Mission and Objectives

The Directorate is to ensure smooth and efficient implementation and progression of PG Programs at BU in line with HEC/other regulatory bodies’ instructions and BU statues/ regulations and policies.

  1. Responsible for the conduct and management of PG programs at BU.

  2. Develop policies and Rules for PG programs and ensure their effective implementation.

  3. Plan measures/strategies to continuously enhance enrolment in PG programs in line with practices followed by research-led universities PhD Rules 10 of 61 Edition-2

  4. Ensure induction/admission of quality PG scholars by working proactively through the Deans and the HODs.

  5. Ensure all changes suggested by the statutory and regulatory bodies (HEC, PEC, etc.) are incorporated in the PG Rules.

  6. Formally responsible for the monitoring of the progress of PG scholars throughout the academic program, to deal with any issues arising, whether academic or personal.

  7. Ensure the development of a framework and mechanism for evaluating the effectiveness of PG programs

  8. Create database of quarterly progress reports of PG scholars in consultation with their supervisors.

  9. Maintain and develop records of current and planned PG programs in all the departments of CUs.

  10. Search and disseminate the information concerning funding/scholarship opportunities relevant to PG programs.

  11. Develop and upgrade webpage of PG Programs.

  12. Act as PG Scholar Affairs office for withdrawal, temporary suspension, transfer of credit, extensions, exemptions etc.

  13. Participate in the orientation of new PhD faculty members and PG scholars.

  14. Attend FRC/DRC meetings or other statutory meetings.

  15. Perform any other duty assigned by Rector.