It’s indeed an honour to interact with you as a Registrar of such a prestigious and sacred institution that has been the educational bench mark not only for Pakhtun region but for Pakistan and the South Asia over the last century. You really deserve appreciation for choosing Islamia College (chartered University) for your academic pursuit and successfully meeting high quality standards laid down for entry in to it. Islamia College is renowned with its unprecedented demonstrated pursuit / motivation and commitment in developing indigenous human resources in a variety of disciplines. Its alumnae have been professionally and humanly so sharpened that today they are being referred as an excellent national resource across the nation even across national boundaries. The brand image of the institution that has been developed over the 100 years commitment, dedication and handwork serves as a towering challenge for you and calls for highest level of devotion, perseverance, determination and resolve at your end.
The university is at its evolving stage and the senior management is endeavoring to provide you excellent facilities including; access to high qualified faculty, modern labs and well stocked libraries, state- of –the- art computers and other scientific labs, peaceful , clean and learning friendly environment. Despite the prevailing resource constraints in our administrative pursuit the management is committed to improve the learning infra structure to its maximum and the College’s senior Alumnae is the moving force behind this which has to be reckoned with. However, I would take this opportunity to stress upon the value and significance of the HEC digital (on-line) library whose access is available to our all students and faculty alike at a one click distance. It is a marvelous facility that contains hundreds of leading international research journals and your research work/ assignments can benefit a lot from it. Your continuous surfing habit of digital library would enhance your academic knowledge base and communication skills to their considerable level.
The present leadership envisions transforming the Islamia College (university) in to a learning organization that acquires / generate knowledge and innovates fast enough to survive and thrive in a rapidly changing environment. Therefore, we are striving to create a research culture, a culture that encourages and supports continuous employee learning, critical thinking, and risk taking with new ideas, allow mistakes, and value employee contributions, learn from experience and experiment, and disseminate the new knowledge in and beyond organizational boundaries.
The university, through different phases, has made tremendous progress, but the university's brightest days still lie ahead. We are planning to convene national and international conference at the campus. Our different departments have initiated a series of seminars and workshops on the various issues of national and international importance. And, most important, we are on the way to establish industry -academia linkages and academic linkages / collaborative ventures with international universities and research organizations. We believe that our well directed international collaborations and partnership will not only add up to sharing of knowledge but will also help create an atmosphere of mutual understanding among different cultures and countries to make this world healthier, safer and more tolerant.
I wish you best of luck for your admission plans, rewarding stay at the campus and thereafter.
Prof. Dr. Sareer Badshah