STAFF REPORT KHI: The meager funding and scholarship money renders insufficient efficiency of doctorate students. The International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS), University of Karachi (UoK) has sensed the pulse of the time and has subsequently raised the scholarship money for MS/MPhil and PhD students.
The scholarship for MS and PhD has been raised from Rs. 14,000 to 16,000 and Rs. 16,000 to Rs. 30,000 respectively.
The decision to give monetary hike for the students was made in the 18th Executive Board Meeting of ICCBS held previously this year.
Director ICCBS Prof. Dr. Muhammad Iqbal Choudhary announced the scholarship increase in the high level meeting. He said, “The substantial raise in the scholarships will trigger ICCBS scholars to exhibit more dedication to their studies, including spending maximum productive time in their lab so to unleash productive research”.
Dr. Syed Ghulam Musharaf, Incharge Admission Programme said that the increase in scholarship money was undertaken keeping in mind that without prior facilitation from university the MS/Mphill and doctorate students can`t reach at par to the international standards and conduct productive viable researches without having requisite resources. He highlighted that the institute was also taking prominent steps in faculty development and inclusion of experienced human capital for improvement of education quality.