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PU ORIC got “X” category by HEC
PU ORIC got “X” category by HEC

LAHORE: (Wednesday, April 03, 2024): The Higher Education Commission of Pakistan (HEC) has released the recent ranking of ORICs’ of Pakistani Universities for the year 2022-23, the Office of Research, Innovation & Commercialization, University of the Punjab has been awarded an “X” category which is a candid evidence of its outstanding performance. In a press statement, PU VC Prof Dr Khalid Mahmood said that the ORIC ranking is reflective of the commendable research and innovation taking place at PU. He said that the ORIC, University of the Punjab further contributed by filing of Patents and commercialization of research through “9th Invention to Innovation Summit” held on February. He said that PU faculty members published a large number of articles in various impact factor journals. Moreover, the faculty members also completed many research projects granted by PU for the improvement of research culture in the university, he added. The VC also said that PU faculty members also won a large number of research projects and competitions from various funding agencies/institutions. He lauded the efforts of Director ORIC Prof Dr Shakil Ahmad and his team for this achievement.