May 150 Quiz Answers
May19

May 150 Quiz Answers

This is the sixth in our series of quizzes to celebrate FCC’s 150th anniversary. This quiz looks at some interesting facts about some of our wonderful current faculty. 1. FCC’s faculty is not just highly competent in academics, they have many other talents. Which faculty member speaks Russian? Dr Sufian Aslam 2. One of FCC’s faculty members is famous for wearing brightly coloured socks; in fact, his socks were once auctioned for...

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Pakistan Post issues stamp commemorating FCC’s 150th anniversary
May14

Pakistan Post issues stamp commemorating FCC’s 150th anniversary

On Wednesday 14 May 2014, Pakistan Post issued a stamp highlighting FCC’s sesquicentennial. For those who don’t want to go to the GPO, panes of 15 stamps are now available from Ms Eileen Dass’s office at the cost of Rs 150. Pak Post has also issued a first day cover and an accompanying leaflet, shown below. A limited number of first day covers will be available for sale from Tuesday 20 May 2014. Here is an extract...

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Winner of April 150 Quiz: Umair Javed
Apr14

Winner of April 150 Quiz: Umair Javed

Congratulations to Mr Umair Javed (roll number 17-10602) for getting all the answers right, in the quickest time, in the April 150 Quiz. Runners up were Ms Rabbia Nasir and Ms Rabia Mahboob Noon who also got all the answers correct. Umair, please contact the Communications Office, N Block, Room 222, to claim your voucher. The May 150 Quiz will be announced on 5 May 2014. Please click here to find the answers to the April 150...

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Here’s To Another 150 Years
Apr14

Here’s To Another 150 Years

by Moaz Ahmed Here’s to another 150 years of glory of the FC College. Luckily my freshman year at FC College is the year of its 150th anniversary, which is nothing short of a remarkable achievement. The key to happiness in life, I used to believe, was to have blind faith in yourself and in God and in that good things will happen to you. This belief of mine became all the more intact when I became a Formanite. From my orientation...

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April 150 Quiz Answers
Apr14

April 150 Quiz Answers

  1864 was the year of FCC’s birth. What other births – of people and institutions – were happening in the world? This is the fifth in our series of quizzes to celebrate FCC’s 150th anniversary and takes as its starting point various births in the year 1864. 1. In Lahore another famous educational institution was born in 1864. Which was it? Answer: Government College 2. In England, John Wisden published “The Cricketer’s Almanack...

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An Interview with Enver Sajjad
Apr04

An Interview with Enver Sajjad

Polymath Dr Enver Sajjad was a student at Forman Christian College in the 1950s. The following are translated excerpts from an interview he gave to FCC students for the Golden Jubilee issue of Folio magazine in 1985. Q: Your personality needs no introduction, but despite this we would like you to introduce yourself in your own words. A: My name is Enver Sajjad. In 1951 I failed my FSc at Government College and got admission in FC...

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