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Tuesday, June 7, 2022

The 13th meeting of the Senate, AWKUM , was held under the Chairmanship of the Minister for Higher Education, Mr. Kamran Bangash

The 13th meeting of the Senate, Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan, was held on June 07, 2022 under the Chairmanship of the Minister for Higher Education, Archives & Libraries Department, Govt. of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Mr. Kamran Bangash. 

The meeting was attended by the Vice Chancellor, AWKUM, Prof. Dr. Zahoor Ul Haq, Additional Secretary to Governor, Mr. Saif Ul Islam, Additional Secretary Establishment, Mr. Muhammad Ayaz Khan, Speical Secretary HED, Mr. Rashid Khan Paindakhil, Ex Secretary Law, Mr. Muhammad Arifeen, Secretary (Retd) Public Health Department, Engr. Ahmad Jan, Mr. Zahir Shah, Member Provincial Assembly, DG Finance, Higher Education Commission, Mr. Ghulam Nabi, Vice Chancellor Women University Mardan, Prof. Dr. Ghazala Nizam, Prof. Dr. Zafar Ullah Khattak, Agriculture University Peshawar,  member of Senate of the University/representative of Admin officers, Dr. Naveed Ud Din, Lecturer IBL/representative of faculty, Mr. Qazi Sikandar Hayat,  Registrar, Mr. Sayyam Sohail and Treasurer AWKUM, Dr. Shaista Irshad Khan. 

The meeting approved Revised Estimates for the CFY 2021-22 and Budget Estimates for the FY 2022-23 of Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan. 

The University was appreciated for its efforts of increasing revenue streams and collection and curtailing its cost, as it presented a 0 deficit budget for the FY 2022-23 despite no increase in the recurring grant from HEC. 

The total budget of the University for the FY 2022-23 tunes to Rs. 2023 million. 

During the meeting, the Vice Chancellor, AWKUM thanked the provincial government as well as HEC for their extended support and reiterated that the University's overall performance as per the Times Higher Education ranking for the previous as well as this year could not have been possible without their support. The Vice Chancellor added that there have many several challenges when he took over charge, one being the inability of the University to pay salaries, however they had been addressed from time to time and this is why the University presented a surplus revised estimates to the tune of Rs. 90.00 million and 0 deficit in its budget estimates for FY 2022-23.


Thursday, June 2, 2022

(AWKUM) retained No.1 position in KP and is ranked 2nd in Pakistan and 149th overall as per Times Higher Education Asia University Rankings – 2022

 Moving ahead with its legacy of academic and research excellence, Abdul Wali Khan University (AWKUM) retained No.1 position in KP and is ranked 2nd in Pakistan and 149th overall as per Times Higher Education Asia University Rankings – 2022.  The 2022 ranking includes 616 universities from 31 territories. AWKUM, an eleven year old university by grabbing 149th position, has left behind many leading universities of Pakistan.

The hard work and perseverance of the faculty, staff and students has made this success happen. Despite all the hurdles, AWKUM is growing substantially, and is ready to take a quantum leap to reach new heights. It is important to mention that participation in ranking enables an institution to ascertain the areas that need to be strengthened. This achievement indicates that our faculty is tremendously talented, dedicated and productive as teachers and researchers. This is where the vision of the leadership takes the institution to new heights. The Vice chancellor has given top priority to the research, teaching skills and developing international outlook. In his message, the vice chancellor congratulated the students, faculty, and staff of AWKUM and said “This amazing accomplishment is just one step on your journey. Your unwavering pursuit of knowledge and research to find innovative ways to improve the world is the key to this success and many to come”.