PESHAWAR: The Vice Chancellor, University of Engineering and Technology (UET) Peshawar Professor Dr Iftikhar Hussain on Wednesday claimed to have the highest number of PhD scholars in a single university and services rendered by the graduates of the UET got worldwide recognition in the field of engineering and technology. Dr Iftikhar Hussain was addressing the welcome party arranged for the new batch of students for session 2016-17. “The graduates of UET Peshawar were serving in different fields of engineering around the world. Some have even reached the highest posts of their respective fields, which showed the quality of education provided to the students at UET,” he opined.The Vice Chancellor further said that majority of the faculty at the UET Peshawar were Ph D and that the number of Ph D faculty at the university was increasing with every passing year. “Soon the UET Peshawar will introduce Outcome Based Education (OBE) System after which the worldwide credibility of the university graduates will further increase,” Dr Iftikhar Hussain argued. In respect to the ceremony, he appreciated the efforts of Dean, Faculty of Engineering Prof Dr Noor Muhammad and Director Admissions Dr Misbah Ullah. Dr Noor, Registrar UET Peshawar, Dr Khizar Azam, Dr Misbah Ullah, UBL officials, faculty members, large number of students and their parents were also present on the occasion.Dr Noor, Dean Faculty of Engineering, said that no compromise will be done on discipline and the students have to follow the rules and regulations of the university. He urged the new comers to keep their attendance above 75 percent as no one would be allowed to sit in the examination with attendance less than 75 percent.