KARACHI: First Women Bank Limited (FWBL) and College of Management Sciences (CMS) held a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signing ceremony on 08 Nov 2017 at PIMS campus Clifton in Karachi.
Speaking on the occasion Ms. Tahira Raza, president of FWBL outlined the need to ensure availability of Student Loan facilities to students so that they do not face financial hurdles in such a delicate stage in their life and educational careers. She stressed that this MOU is first of its kind signed between a financial institution and an educational institution and hoped that other banks will also come out with their products on the same line.
Dr. Jawed Ahmed Siddiqui, Dean and Director, of the CMS college briefed on the aims and objectives of the college and outlined that CMS will operate on a no-profit-no-loss basis and strive to bring a quality education to its students at an affordable price. He stressed that CMS is an affiliated college of NED, and will offer classes in (1) BS Computer Sciences, (2)BS Economics and Finance, and (3) BS Management Sciences. The graduates of CMS will be awarded degree by NED.
He clarified that students whom have cleared the entrance test with NED are entitled to get themselves enrolled in CMS on the basis of an interview. Those students whom have not cleared the test as yet will have to appear in NED exam whose date will be notified in a short while. He urged the parents and students not to miss the opportunity to get enrolled with an institution offering them degree from an eminent university and whose facilities have been passed to conform to the rigorous standards of NED University.
Speaking on the occasion Mr. Abid Hussain, Director PIMS highlighted that fact that CMS college is allowed to hold its classes in PIMS premises to ensure that quality education is accessible to students in line with PIMS objectives. – SAMAA