VISION
Centre of Excellence in Mineralogy is committed to pursue excellence in fundamental and applied research in geological sciences with special emphasize on Mineral exploration and Petroleum Exploration, maintain high quality education and research. The Centre is dedicated to serve the region and nation demand by providing skilled manpower to explore the mineral resources of the country.

MISSION AND OBJECTIVES OF THE CENTRE
The main objectives of the Centre of excellence in Mineralogy as defined in the Act (IX of 1976) are

(a) To engage in goal-oriented high-level teaching and research;

(b) To train research workers;

(c) To establish .M.Phil., Ph.D. and other programs in the relevant discipline in accordance with the standard and requirements of the University in which the Centre is established;

(d) To promote-cooperation in inter-disciplinary relationship with other teaching and research establishment;

(e) To arrange conferences, seminars and refresher courses for the development of teaching and research; and

(f) To conduct teaching and research in such particular discipline as is assigned to it by the Federal Government in consultation with the University in which the Centre is established.

Vocational Job Opportunities/Marketability of Graduates

1. Mineral, Oil and Gas Sectors

2. Mining and Gemstone Industries

3. Universities and Research Organizations

4. Geological Survey of Pakistan

5. WAPDA, Irrigation, Public Health Department and WASA

MEMBERS OF BOARD OF GOVERNORS

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Name

Designation

Position of BOG

 1

Prof. Dr. Javed Iqbal                                

Vice Chancellor,
University of Balochistan
Quetta

Chairman

 2

Prof. Dr. Mansoor Ahmed Kundi

House No. 1919, Street 10
Sector1-10/2
Islamabad

Member

Higher Education commission (Representative)

 3

Prof. Dr. Mehrab Khan Baloch

Dean, Faculty of Earth and Environmental Sciences
University of Balochistan
Quetta

Member

(By Designation)

 4

Prof. Dr. Akhtar Mohammad Kassi

Emeritus Professor
Department of Geology
University of Balochistan
Quetta

Member

(Subject Expert Nominee of Academic Council)

 5

Prof. Dr. Mehrab Khan Baloch

Dean, Faculty of Earth and Environmental Sciences
University of Balochistan
Quetta

Member

(Subject Expert Nominee of Academic Council)

 6

Prof. Dr. Muhammad Tahir Shah

Professor,
National Centre of Excellence in Geology
University of Peshawar

Member

(Subject Expert Nominee of the Federal Government)

 7

Prof. Dr. Amjad Awan

Professor
Institute of Geology
University of Azad Kashmir and Jammu
Muzafarabad

Member

(Subject Expert Nominee of the Federal Government)

 8

Prof. Dr. Abdul Salam

Acting Director
Centre of Excellence in Mineralogy
University of Balochistan
Quetta

Member / Secretary

(By Designation)

ACADEMIC COMMITTEE

Prof. Dr. Abdul Salam
Acting Director, Centre of Excellence in Mineralogy, University of Balochistan, Quetta

Convener
Dr. Fazal-ur-Rehman
Ex-Principal Scientific Officer
Pakistan Atomic Energy Mineral Centre Lahore


Member
Dr. Mohammad Tahir Shah
Professor
National Centre of Excellence in Geology,
University of Peshawar, Peshawar


Member
Dr. Khalid Mahmood
Professor
Department of Earth Sciences
Universoty of Sargodha, Sargodha


Member
Dr. Mohammad Ahmad Farooqui (On leave since July, 2007))
Professor
Centre of Excellence in Mineralogy University of Balochistan, Quetta


Member
Dr. Akhtar Mohammad Kasi
Professor Emeritus
Department of Geology, University of Balochistan, Quetta


Associate Member
Dr. Mehrab Khan Baloch
Professor 
Department of Geology, University of Balochistan, Quetta



LIBRARY

C.E.M has a well establish Library Facility.



Computers

Each Faculty member is provided with latest computer, Printer and a scanner.



Internet

The Centre has an official Internet Access for the Faculty members and students.



Contact Information:
Director
Tel: +92-81-9211285
Fax: +92-81-9211323
Email: director.cem@uob.edu.pk

Webmaster
Email: fawad.mineralogy@uob.edu.pk

Centre of Excellence in Minerology, University of Balochistan, Quetta