Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Fall 2010 Mid Term Examinations: Make your Date Sheet NOW!

Published On:  Tuesday, November 02, 2010
As announced earlier, the web interface for making your date sheet is being placed on the following link: 
Note: You MUST make your date sheet on or before:  Tuesday, November 9, 2010. Seats will be available on a 'first come first served' basis.
  1. Logon using your VULMS ID and Password (In case of any password related problem contact at
  2. Choose Your Exam City in which you want to appear for Exam (optional)
  3. Choose your Exam Center out of the centers available to you(Once selected, you can not change your Exam Center)
  4. Select available exam date and start time of your own choice for each of your courses, then click “Confirm” button to confirm your selection.
  5. Repeat the Step-4 for all your remaining courses one by one.
  6. Finally click the button at the bottom of the page to get Examination Password and print your Examination Slip which you MUST keep with you for entry in Examination Center on each of the Exam Dates

Fee Submission Schedule for November, 2010

Published On:  Monday, November 01, 2010
Following is the schedule for fee submission for the month of November, 2010:

  • Voucher Generation Date:                     November 02, 2010
  • Last date for Fee Deposit:                     November 16, 2010
  • Blocking of Students’ Accounts:            November 22, 2010 (However, students can deposit their fee with fine till November 25, 2010).
  • Invoice Generation Date for PVCs:       November 26, 2010

Important Notice for submission of fee

Published On:  Monday, November 01, 2010
All students are advised not to deposit their fee by using ATM cards as it does not leave any evidence for submission of fee. Always deopsit fee in the designated banks through fee vouchers.

Important Notice

Published On:  Wednesday, October 27, 2010
Important Notice 
The staff of Private Virtual Campuses (PVCs) is not authorized to certify any form for VU students on behalf of Virtual University of Pakistan. The University Rule on this issue is as under:
“PVCs shall not be entitled to issue any letter, certificate, diploma, degree to any VU student or person on the behalf of Virtual University of Pakistan. The PVC will not be allowed to use the VU or Government logo in any stationery for whatsoever purpose. Any proof regarding the issuance of said documents shall be treated as sufficient basis to take appropriate action against such PVC that may lead towards cancellation of its status”. 
Some PVCs are certifying PTCL broad band, railway travel, zakat fund or other forms which is entirely an illegal practice and unacceptable. The students are instructed to refrain from getting any form certified/attested from the PVC. Only University can certify student forms used for different activities. If any student needs further guidance, s/he  can mail the query at


If a measure is consistent over multiple occasions, it has:
Select correct option:
Inter-rater reliability
Construct validity
internal validity
Test-retest reliability

What is ordinal data?
Select correct option:
Ordinary data
Well behaved data
Ranked data  

Which of the following is a research method that allows a researcher to get information about a large number of subjects relatively inexpensively and easily?
Select correct option:
Naturalistic observation
Case study
Laboratory observation

What type of process research is?
Select correct option:
A process to discover the truth
A process to invent the machines
A process to make new medicines
A process to create theories

A telephone company is interested in obtaining customers' reactions to a new service package. Which of the following primary research methods would be most effective in reaching this audience to obtain their feedback?
Select correct option:
An Internet survey
Telephone interviews
A mail survey
Focus groups   p--156

The number of people who complete a survey in relation to the number of people contacted to participate is called the:
Select correct option:
Response set
Response rate   p—7 2
Response bias

Which of the following is an example of deception in business research?
Select correct option:
The obtaining of company material without permission.
The researcher wearing a disguise during an observation.
The researcher representing their research as being about a different topic.
The researcher failing to ask permission to interview someone.

Which one of the following tasks is NOT accomplished by theoretical framework?
Select correct option:
Elaborate the relationship among the variables
Explain the logic underlying the relationship between the variables.
Describe the nature, and direction of the relationships among the variables.
Relates the previous studies.

Which of the following is not a feature of theoretical framework?
Select correct option:
Making an inventory of variables
Specify the direction of relationship
Presenting findings
making an inventory of propositions

Which of the following is not included in Objects?
Select correct option:

The key objective of data analysis is to:
Select correct option:
Calculate statistics
Understand relationships between variables
Obtain the distribution of responses for each question
Create tables, which display the survey results


For ensuring success in business, top management applies different kind of strategies. Suppose if you are a CEO of any bank, what kind of strategies you may design for the better growth and success.

Your job is to only identify any four or five successful strategies for banks.

Due date 05-11-2010


• Price Leadership Strategy
• Flexibility
• Product or services differentiation
• Time to respond to customers and other changes
• Best possible use of IT & Information System Management
• Strong CRM Department
• Wide range of services to satisfy my customers
• I will try to be proactive rather than to be reactive
• Strong Marketing Department
• Well training Human Resources.


As being a CEO of any bank I might design the following strategies;
  1. The latest wealth management industry trends with industry leaders and experts.
  2. New techniques for assessing risk tolerance and applying behavioral finance.
  3. Post-modern portfolio management techniques and asset-liability management.
  4. Key needs of private clients and organizational design ideas.
  5. Family governance, succession planning, and family business issues.

  • Interpersonal relationship with the customers and employees
  • Communication with my employees to check their problems, needs and complaints
  • I will change the duties of employees to avoid the plan fraud.
  • Continuous audit of the bank will be performed
  • Careful handling the customers
  • Sold security of the bank
  • Easy to get the services in the bank
  • Mission statement, why the company in business
    SWOT analysis
  • Set the targets (long term objects and goals)    

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