oUR STAFF REPORTER LAHORE Punjab University Examination Department has announced that the Bachelor of Education (BEd) Annual Examination 2011 will commence from September 14 and date sheet has been issued in this regard. The BEd Section of the varsity has written letters to all private candidates to get their documents checked with the BEd Section for permission clearance till Aug 27, otherwise such candidates would not be issued their roll number slips. The required documents can also be sent to the BEd Section through registered post in this regard. The BEd Section will also remain open on Saturday, August 27, to facilitate the candidates fro permission clearance purposes. PhD degree awar-ded: University of the Punjab has awarded PhD degree to Syed Kashif Nawaz s/o Syed Nawaz Shabbir in the subject of Microbiology & Molecular Genetics after approval of his research thesis entitled Effects of Noise on Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms in Genes Related to Hypertension. The scholar completed his thesis under the supervision of Prof Dr Shahida Hasnain Chairperson Punjab University Department of Microbiology & Molecular Genetics.