Lahore, September 13, 2018 (PPI-OT): The position-holders of Government College University Lahore in the Intermediate Examinations 2018 Wednesday called upon Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Hassan Amir Shah to discuss and seek guidance for their future education plans. GCU Dean Faculty of Engineering Prof Dr Riaz Ahmed and Director Intermediate Studies Syed Tariq Rizwan were also present.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr Tariq Rizwan revealed that GCU had secured seven of total 15 positions for boys in the Intermediate Examinations 2018 which was a big achievement. He explained that GCU students clinched two positions in the Pre-Medical Group, three in Pre-Engineering and one each in Humanities and Commerce Groups.
Talking to Vice Chancellor, Hussnain Mushtaq, the topper of Pre-Medical Group for Boys, said that GCU was the only option left for the top merited students in public sector at the intermediate level. He laid a stress that the government should take concrete measure for uplifting the standards of other public sector colleges of Punjab.
Sheraz Ahmad, who secured second position in Pre-Engineering Group for Boys, said that Prof Abdus Salam was his ideal. “Prof Salam was the first and only Pakistani who received Nobel Prize in Science, and I have a dream to be the second Pakistani in this category,” he added.
Vice Chancellor Prof Hassan Shah congratulated the position holders and advised them that in pursuit of glory they must retain the fundamental norms of creativity, farsightedness and persistence which were always cherished at GCU. “For this my students, you need to resist the onslaught of time which compels you to compromise your values and succumb to various social pressures,” he added.
Prof Shah told students that they must bridge the gap between their ideals and the cruel realities of life. Your success lies in the measure of patience and determination that you may muster up.,” he concluded. GCU Dean Prof Riaz Ahmed asked the students to never forget the contributions of their parents in their life, saying that “your parents comprise a lot so that you can be successful.”
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