Zahid Islam

Zahid Islam

The author has a distinction of having taught English to students of Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Iran, Turkey, Bahrain, Kuwait, UAE, & Yemen. His last position was as Asst. Professor in SMIU, Karachi, from August 2012 to December 2015. At least ten of his students rose to become admirals in the Royal Saudi Naval Forces. He tweets @zahidis10

Am I a qualified PhD if I paid someone else to write my thesis?

If you were to imagine a PhD student, what would you think? Well-educated? Well-versed in the language of instruction? Well-spoken? Well-read? Well, some problems become worse than you initially expect them to be. To detect this problem, you don’t have to look any further than at the present lot of PhD degree holders in most of the private and public universities in Pakistan. PhD holding faculties exists in several universities, in big and small cities, where the incumbents can hardly even construct one correct sentence in English. The Higher Education Commission (HEC) seems to be emphasising on inducting raw MS and ...

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