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2009 Openhouse for CS students
by Dr. Sayeed Ghani
Associate Dean, Faculty of Computer Science, IBA

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  • web2.0-Morgan Stanley.pdf http://www.chetansharma.com/midyearupdateww06.htm http://www.morganstanley.com/institutional/techresearch/pdfs/web2.0.pdf Tech outperformed by 918 basis points YTD. But over the past six months, they've outpaced the S&P 500 by about eight percentage points : http://money.cnn.com/2007/11/19/pf/tech_rebound.moneymag/index.htm?postversion=2007111908
  • http://www.itinsight.info/events.htm ATMs: http://www.jang.com.pk/thenews/may2005-daily/13-05-2005/business/b9.htm Source: State bank; MIS PROJECT Final Project – Fall 2004 FINAL REPORT ‘ A comparative study of the recently interlinked ATM network switches in Pakistan 1 link & MNET’ Group members: Hina Sami Natasha Azmat Khan Uzma Perwaiz MBA MIS 4
  • ATMs: http://www.jang.com.pk/thenews/may2005-daily/13-05-2005/business/b9.htm Source: State bank; MIS PROJECT Final Project – Fall 2004 FINAL REPORT ‘ A comparative study of the recently interlinked ATM network switches in Pakistan 1 link & MNET’ Group members: Hina Sami Natasha Azmat Khan Uzma Perwaiz MBA MIS 4 http://www.bpoindia.org/knowledgeBase/ 2B$ in DFI in 04-06 in Telecoms
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    • 1. Center for computer studies (CCS) Admissions 2009 Dr. Sayeed Ghani, Associate Dean, Faculty of Computer Science Institute of Business Administration, Karachi
    • 2. Overview
      • Historical Perspective
      • Academics
        • Degree Programs
        • Admissions Requirements
        • Fees Structure
      • Departments
        • Faculty
        • Research
      • Student Facilities
        • Events
        • Job Placements
        • IT and other Infrastructure
        • Ongoing Projects
      • Opportunities & Market Growth
      • Why Computer Science?
      Leadership and Ideas for Tomorrow
    • 3. Historical Perspective
      • Established in 1955
      • Oldest graduate business school outside North America
      • International Collaborations
        • Established in collaboration with the Wharton School of Finance and Commerce, University of Pennsylvania.
        • USAID $10 million grant on establishing facilities at IBA.
        • Fifty prominent American professors were assigned to IBA, while over 70 IBA faculty members received advanced degrees from Wharton and USC
      • Received Charter – Degree Awarding Institute Status in 1994
      Leadership and Ideas for Tomorrow
    • 4. Center for Computer Studies (CCS)
      • Established in 1983
        • Initially provided diplomas in Computing related fields
      • 1987: MBA(MIS) degree formally offered
      • 1998/99: BCS and BBA(MIS)
      • 2002: MBA(MIS) evening program
      • 2005: PhD in CSE/ICT/MIS
      • 2008:
        • BCS being re-launched as BS (Computer Science)
        • BS (IT, Software Eng)
        • MS (CS, IT, Soft. Eng.) - Evening
        • Expansion of PhD program
      • Rapidly growing department with over 700 graduates
      Leadership and Ideas for Tomorrow
    • 5. IBA Today
      • An “Island of excellence”
        • A recognized “Island of Excellence” in the country, trusted by businessmen and foreign businesses
      • Some of our core values
        • Merit
        • Truth
        • Discipline
      • Outstanding Students
        • Highly competitive admission process
      • Highly qualified Faculty
        • Large number of PhDs
        • Extensive business and industry experience
      Leadership and Ideas for Tomorrow
    • 6. Degree Programs Leadership and Ideas for Tomorrow Business Administration Programs BBA MBA MBA (Evening) MS (Economics)
    • 7. Degree Programs Leadership and Ideas for Tomorrow MIS & Computer Science Degree Programs BBA (MIS Specialization) BS (IT, CS, Soft. Eng) MBA (MIS) (Day & Evening) Ph.D. (CSE/ICT/AI/others) MS (IT, CS, Soft. Eng)
    • 8. Business Administration Programs
      • Bachelor in Business Administration (BBA)
        • Morning Program; 4 year
      • Masters in Business Administration (MBA)
        • Morning Program; 2 year
      • MBA Evening
        • For in-service people; 3-4 year
      • MS (Economics)
        • New Program; 2 Year [New]
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    • 9. Management Information Systems (MIS) & Computer Science Degree Programs Offered at the Center for Computer Studies (CCS)
      • BBA (MIS) : 4 year
      • BS : 4 year [New]
        • Computer Science (Replaces BCS)
        • Information Technology
        • Software Engineering
      • MBA (Specialization in MIS) : 2 year
      • MBA (Specialization in MIS) Evening: 3 – 4 year
      • MS (IT, CS, Soft. Eng) Evening: 3 – 4 year [New]
      • Ph.D. in the following areas: 3 – 6 year
        • Computer Science and Engineering (CSE)
        • Information and Communication Technologies (ICT)
        • Artificial Intelligence
        • Operations Research, Cryptography
        • Numerical Analysis, Numerical Computing
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    • 10. Eligibility Criteria for Undergraduate programs
      • Undergraduate Programs:
        • BBA (Specialization in Marketing, MIS, Finance, etc)
        • BS(CS), BS(IT), BS (Software Eng.)
      • Eligibility for Undergraduate Programs
        • Intermediate (minimum 65% marks), or
        • ‘ A’ Levels (minimum of two ‘B’s and one ‘C’) (tentative) Grades of General and AS level courses will not be accepted
        • For BS: Math required
      • Procedure
        • Admission details along with test dates will be published in the Daily DAWN & Jang (End of May)
        • Website : www.iba.edu.pk
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    • 11. Eligibility Criteria for MBA & MS programs
      • MBA & MS Programs:
        • MBA, MBA (with MIS specialization)
        • MBA, MBA (with MIS specialization) – Evening
        • MS (CS), MS(IT), MS (Software. Eng.) – Evening
        • MS (Economics)
      • Eligibility
        • Minimum 2.5 out of 4.0 GPA, or 60% from recognized university
        • 16 years of education is required
        • For MBA holders of professional degrees (B.E., M.B.B.S., etc) accepted
        • For MS must have relevant undergraduate degree
      • Procedure
        • Admission details along with IBA entrance test dates will be published in the Daily DAWN & Jang (End of April)
        • Website : www.iba.edu.pk
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    • 12. Ph.D. Program
      • Eligibility:
      • Teaching / Research Assistance
        • Ph.D. students shall be required to either act as a research associate to a professor or to teach undergraduate level courses for which a monthly stipend shall be given
        • Ph.D. students will be entitled to full waiver of tuition fee for the entire program
        • Detailed PhD prospectus for 2009 will be available on website
      • Procedure
        • Admission details along with IBA entrance test dates will be published in the Daily DAWN & Jang (End of April)
        • Website : www.iba.edu.pk
      Leadership and Ideas for Tomorrow Degree (In relevant subject) Additional Requirements
      • M.Phil. or M.S.
      • 18 years of education
      • Minimum 3.0 out of 4.0 GPA
      • GRE (International) General Scores
      • Two references from department
      • A brief proposal indicating your research interest
    • 13. Admissions Test Schedule
      • MBA Admissions Test 7 th June, 2009
      • BBA/ BS(CS) Admissions Test 21 st June, 2009
      • Procedure
        • Admission details along with IBA entrance test dates will be published in the Daily DAWN & Jang (End of April)
        • Online Admissions
        • Website : www.iba.edu.pk
      Leadership and Ideas for Tomorrow
    • 14. Fee Structure: Spring 2009 Full Time Students Leadership and Ideas for Tomorrow NOTE: The Charges mentioned are for one semester. Approximately 6-10% Increase in Fees should be expected every year. * Caution Money is refundable within a period of one year after completion of course work.
    • 15. Departments Leadership and Ideas for Tomorrow Center for Computer Studies Economics & Finance Social Sciences Marketing Accounting Management IBA
    • 16. IBA Faculty
      • Recently a number of PhDs have been added to IBA’s faculty, bringing the total number of PhDs to 22
      • Student : Faculty Ratio – 18:1
      Leadership and Ideas for Tomorrow
    • 17. IBA Faculty
      • Have degrees from:
        • Boston University,
        • University of Auckland, Columbia University, MIT, Northern Illinois University, University of Sheffield, Portland State University, University of Cambridge, University of Southampton, Northeastern University, Centre for Fiscal Studies, Vanderbilt University, Indian Institute of Technology, Strathclyde Business School, University of London
      Leadership and Ideas for Tomorrow
    • 18. CCS Faculty
      • Faculty Supervising PhD Research:
      • Dr. Ahmed Ali Shah Numerical Analysis, Numerical Computing,
      • (Univ. Of Kent) Cryptography
      • Dr. Nasir Touheed Parallel Processing, Operations Research,
      • (Univ. of Leeds) Numerical Analysis, Data Warehousing
      • Dr. Sajjad Haider Artificial Intelligence and Bayesian Networks
      • (George Mason)
      • Dr. Sayeed Ghani Performance analysis and simulation of
      • (MIT, Columbia) wireless, 4G and heterogeneous networks
      • Dr. Wasim Khan Operations Research, Virtual Manufacturing
      • (Univ. of Sheffield) and Education Management
      • Dr. Zaheeruddin Asif Management Information Systems
      • (Temple, IBA)
      • Faculty pursuing PhD
      • Faisal Iradat, Imran Khan, Quratulain Rajput, Waseem Arain, Syed Irfan Nabi, Rashid Faruqui
      • Teaching Faculty:
      • Abdul Wajed, Ahmed Raza, Ameer Rizvi, Aniqa Shah, Maheen Ghauri, Yaseen Meenai
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    • 19. Research
      • Conference Presentations (National and International)
      • Lead research contributor in the country in all forums
      • Economics, Finance, Computer Science, Marketing and Management
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    • 20. Research @ CCS
      • Wireless Networks
      • Simulation of Networks
      • Semantic Web
      • Robotics / Gaming
      • Demo 1
      • Demo 2
      • Demo 3
      • Demo 4
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    • 21. Events @ IBA
      • Conferences
      • Seminars
      • Guest Speaker Sessions
      • Corporate Dinners
      • Alumni Functions
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    • 22. ICICT - 2005 Leadership and Ideas for Tomorrow ICICT International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies
    • 23. Job Placement Support at IBA
      • Compulsory Internships
      • IBA Placement Office
      • Alumni support network
      • Graduate Directory
      • Job postings (campus and website)
      • Graduates drawing starting salary of 30K – 60K
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    • 24. IT Infrastructure
      • The IBA CCS has in recent years initiated major improvement in the IT Infrastructure in order to achieve the following:
        • High-end servers
        • Completely licensed Software
        • 24 hour e-mail accessible Internationally
        • High-speed Radio links between the two campuses and hostels
        • All Labs & Classrooms Multimedia-ready
      Leadership and Ideas for Tomorrow
    • 25. IT Facilities
      • 500+ PCs
      • All labs connected in High-speed LAN
      • 100% coverage of WLAN on both campuses
      • 5 labs in City Campus and 2 in Univ. Campus
      • High-speed Internet access (over 8MB bandwidth) from the two campuses
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    • 26. Automation at IBA
      • IBA Intranet Portal
        • Access to 17,000 Online research journals
        • Access to 40,000 Online latest books
        • IBA Research Portal
      • Automation of various aspects of IBA including
        • Student registration & records
        • Faculty evaluation
        • Fee Management
        • Online Admissions
        • Online library books & journals
      • Website continuously updated
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    • 27. Ongoing Projects
      • Major Construction Projects underway to be completed in the next two to three years at a total cost of over 1 Billion Rupees:
        • Two new high rise buildings at the City Campus
        • Center for Entrepreneurship at Main Campus
        • Auditorium, academic block, classrooms
        • Students' Hostels, Administration Block
        • Libraries
        • Visiting Faculty Residences
      Leadership and Ideas for Tomorrow
    • 28. Physical Facilities Leadership and Ideas for Tomorrow
    • 29. Leadership and Ideas for Tomorrow View of Main Campus
    • 30. Leadership and Ideas for Tomorrow Existing – Library at Main Campus
    • 31. Proposed – Library at Main Campus Leadership and Ideas for Tomorrow
    • 32. Leadership and Ideas for Tomorrow Proposed – Library at Main Campus
    • 33. Leadership and Ideas for Tomorrow Proposed – Video Conferencing Room at City Campus
    • 34. Leadership and Ideas for Tomorrow New Class Rooms at City Campus
    • 35. Leadership and Ideas for Tomorrow Proposed – Computer Lab 16 at City Campus
    • 36. Tech Stocks Have Outperformed S&P500 in 2007… Leadership and Ideas for Tomorrow
      • Although Tech Stocks underperformed market in 6 of last 7 years
      • Tech stocks outperformed the market in 2007
    • 37. PAKISTAN IT INDUSTRY PROFILE GROWTH PERCENTAGE 2003-2010 Source: PSEB
    • 38. Pakistan ICT Industry
      • The Telecom Industry – phenomenal growths:
        • Attracting the most Direct Foreign Investment in Pakistan
        • Deregulation of the telecom sector
          • Six mobile companies
          • 14 LDI & 18 WLL companies
          • cutting edge new services at lower costs
        • number of cell phone subscribers from 0.2 million to about 80* million (last 8 years)
        • The number of cities connected to the Internet: from 29 to about 2400.
        • Tariffs for PTCL’s International Internet bandwidths: from US$87,000 to about US$2,000 per month for a 2MB circuit.
        • number of Internet users: from 200,000 to over 12* million.
        • * Note: These numbers are based on local statistics and actually represent inflated figures.
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    • 39. Pakistan Mobile Industry Growth in Subscribers Leadership and Ideas for Tomorrow
      • Over 82 Million subscribers as of March 2008
    • 40. Growth of ICT Usage & Opportunity
      • Banking Sector
        • Focus on Technology – competitive edge
        • Numbers of ATMs in Pakistan: tripled in the last 6 years to around 1500 ATMs across 30 major cities
        • ATM networks: 1 Link and MNET
        • The number of online branches in Pakistan: from 400 in 1999 to 2,000+ at present
        • E-enabled plastic cards in banks: from 0.3 million in 1999 to over 4 million
      • The BPO industry
        • E.g. Call Centers, accounting, data processing, MT
        • Vibrant growth and expansion (world wide growth 10%)
        • BPO – $45 bn (India has $30 bn share)
        • Potential to provide large scale job opportunities
      Leadership and Ideas for Tomorrow
    • 41. Why Study Computer Science?
      • Money Magazine May 2006 : Software Engineer is the #1 best job and the forecasted 10-year job growth is 46.07%.
      • A CNN article ranks the 10 top-paying jobs (excluding medical doctors). 5 of which were jobs for which a computer science degree would be a great preparation. The average salary is between $61,250 – $81,140 as follows:
          • Computer System Software Engineer - $81,140
          • Biomedical Engineer - $70,520
          • Physician Assistant - $69,250
          • Computer Applications Software Engineer- $76,310
          • Environmental Engineer - $67,620
          • Computer System Analysis - $67,520
          • Database Administrator - $61,950
          • Physical Therapist - $61,560
          • Network Systems and Data Communication Analyst - $61,250
          • Hydrologist - $60,880
    • 42. All Science is Computer Science
      • Is it any surprise then that Computer Science has given birth to:
        • Computational molecular biology and bioinformatics
        • Computational neuroscience and neuro-informatics
        • Computational developmental biology
        • Cognitive science
        • Computational economics
        • Computational chemistry and chemo-informatics
        • Computational organization theory
        • Medical informatics
        • Agricultural informatics
        • Geo-informatics
    • 43. Top 10 Reasons to Major in CS
      • Computing is part of everything we do!
      • Expertise in computing enables you to solve complex, challenging problems.
      • Computing enables you to make a positive difference in the world.
      • Computing offers many types of lucrative careers.
      • Computing jobs are here to stay, regardless of where you are located.
    • 44. Top 10 Reasons to Major in CS
      • Expertise in computing helps you even if your primary career choice is something else.
      • Computing offers great opportunities for true creativity and innovativeness.
      • Computing has space for both collaborative work and individual effort.
      • Computing is an essential part of well-rounded academic preparation.
      • Future opportunities in computing are without boundaries.
    • 45. Additional Information
      • IBA (University Campus)
      • Tel. No: 111-422-422
      • IBA (City Campus)
      • Tel. No: 111-677-677
      Leadership and Ideas for Tomorrow Center for Computer Studies: 111-677-677 Ext 1222 Dr. Sayeed Ghani Ext 1331 IBA website: www.iba.edu.pk e-mail: [email_address] Testing Department: (021)-111-422-422 IBA website: www.iba.edu.pk e-mail: [email_address]
    • 46. Leadership and Ideas for Tomorrow Thank You! _____ Questions?