of the Punjab is the premier institution in higher education
in the country. Historically this university has played
a leading role in the subcontinent ever since it was
established in 1882. The University continues to play
its role by producing large number of graduates in over
65 disciplines. One of its goals is to promote development-oriented
research. In this connection, University offers MS /
M.Phil. / Ph.D. Programmes in 49 disciplines. For an
effective coordination between various departments of
this University regarding these Programmes, Doctoral
Programme Coordination Committee (DPCC) was established
in 2001. It is a non-teaching department, in the beginning
DPCC office was located in Botany Department. It was
shifted to Centre for High Energy Physics and later on in the Department of MicroBiology & Molecular Genetics. Now it is working in Botany Department under the supervision
of Chairperson Prof.
Dr. Kanwal Ameen.