Peshawar: The Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University is running under acting Vice Chancellor Dr. Razia Sultana since April 2018. The government has not appointed any regular Vice-Chancellor till date.
Previously, Dr. Razia Sultan was the regular Vice-Chancellor of University. However, her term had concluded in April 2018. Since then the university awaits a regular VC. The interviews were held in November 2018 for the post. In the results of the interview, Dr. Razia Sultana topped. Besides, Dr. Ghazala Yasmeen and Dr. Noorjehan were also on top ranks. At present Dr. Ghazala is serving as the Vice-chancellor of Women University and Dr. Noorjehan is former VC of the University of Swabi.
The university faces the challenges of uncertainty and regulation of orders due to the absence of regular Vice-Chancellor. The government has taken a long delay in the decision even after the interviews have already been conducted.