Functions and Responsibilities of Graduate Studies and Research Management Council

(1) Prepare regulations for Graduate Programs and get these approved by the Academic Council.

(2) Review proposals of Graduate Programs and recommend these to the Academic Council for approval.

(3) Evaluate existing Graduate Programs to ensure their standard and give suggestions for improvement.

(4) Ensure the quality of Graduate Students, particularly those entering M. Phil and Ph.D. programs.

(5) Ensure continuous progress on Graduate thesis and help remove bottle-necks.

(6) Give final approval to Ph.D. theses, and recommend the award of degrees.

(7) Recommend research measures deemed necessary for creating research environment, research facilities and generate motivation for research.

(8) Form rules to govern, regulate and facilitate research activities and recommend these to Academic Council for approval.

(9) Consider research proposals to be submitted to university or external agencies for funding.

(10) All other matters related to Graduate Studies and research activities of the university.

Constitution of Graduate Studies and Research Management Council


Provision in para-12 of the University Statutes Name



the Vice Chancellor who shall be its Chairperson

Prof. Dr. Mohammad Iqbal Khan



the Deans of the Faculties

Prof. Dr. Mohammad Amir

Dean Faculty of Health Sciences

Prof. Dr. Raisa Gul

Dean Faculty of Nursing & Midwifery


the Registrar

Prof. Dr. Ahsan Hameed

Registrar, STMU


the Controller of Examinations

Prof. Dr. Muhammad Iqbal

Controller of Examinations, STMU


the Principals of the colleges and such heads of departments as may be prescribed

Prof. Dr. Tausif A. Rajput

Chairperson, Shifa College of Pharmaceutical Sciences


One university teacher other than professors from each department offering research program(s) to be nominated by the Academic Council

Dr. Abdus Salam Khan

Department of ER, Shifa International Hospital

Prof. Dr. Sagheer Ahmed

Academic Adviser, Shifa College of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Mr. Wasim Ahmed

Acting HOD Management Sciences

Mrs. Nafisa Iqbal

Vice Principal Shifa College of Nursing


Three members from the Research Organizations and Government Departments to be nominated by the Syndicate

Dr. Shagufta Khalique

Department of Human Genetics, University Health Sciences, Khayaban-e-Jamia Punjab, Lahore-54600

94-B/1, PGEH Society, Lahore

Dr. Qasim Ayub

Staff Scientist & Molecular Biology, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge, CB 10 1SA, U.K

Dr. Aisha Khurshid

International & Comparative Education, Department of Education Leadership & Policy Studies, Florida State University, USA


Three senior professors to be nominated by the Vice Chancellor

Prof. Dr. Muhammad Zameer

Professor of Anesthesiology, Shifa International Hospital

Prof. Dr. Ayesha Mohyuddin

Professor of Biochemistry, Shifa College of Medicine

Dr. Ejaz A. Khan

Consultant Pediatrician, Shifa International Hospital