Mrs. Nighat Ahmed, M. Pharm, Chairperson
Mr. Jafar Husain, FCA, Central Principal
Mr. Salah-ud-Din, FCA, Central Vice Principal and Principal ACCA
Mian Ahmad Farhan, FCA, Principal Dubai Campus
Khawaja Awais Bilal, ACA, Principal Peshawar Campus
Mr. Anayatullah Khan, ACA, Principal Gujranwala Campus
I welcome you to the Professionals’ Academy of Commerce. For the last 21 years, students from across the country have been coming to this oldest centre of excellence in accountancy and finance education and it gives me immense pleasure that via this web site you are joining the tradition.
PAC is unique in several ways. Being the leader to formally starting Chartered Accountancy coaching in the country, today it remains at the forefront of centres of learning and teaching excellence in Pakistan. PAC’s professional appeal and relentless pursuit of excellence continue to grow. But it is not the longevity and professional competence that mark PAC and give it special character. There is also our distinct teaching system which has educated hundreds of students and helped them in achieving their career objectives. PAC prepares future business leaders for a challenging and ever changing global business context.
Our highly qualified and most experienced faculty, purpose built campuses, modern facilities and student care centre make PAC the first choice of students seeking quality education and professional excellence.
I look forward to seeing you succeed.
Mrs. Nighat Ahmed, M. Pharm.
Mr. Jafar Husain is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP).
He got his school education from Sacred Heart Cathedral Lahore and graduated from Government College Lahore securing first position in his session. As a Chartered Accountant, he started his career in a Chartered Accountants firm and remained a partner (Audit & Tax) for about 7 years before adopting teaching as a full time profession. He is among the founding members of PAC and serves as its Central Principal.
Mr. Jafar Husain, FCA has teaching experience of more than 20 years. He specializes in the subjects of Auditing, Financial Reporting, Taxation, Company Law and Mercantile Law. He teaches students of CA and ACCA at foundation, inter and final level. He has conducted trainings for FBR Officers, workshops on International Financial Reporting Standards and International Standards on Auditing for Chartered Accountants and staff training programmes for NGOs. He has traveled to different countries including UK, Kenya, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, India, Saudi Arabia and also attended conferences, seminars and workshops organized by ICAP and other renowned institutions. He has authored and co-authored a number of books on Auditing and Accounting and written notes on International Standards on Auditing and Company Law.
Central Vice Principal
Mr. Salah-ud-Din is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP).
He is also a CISA qualified professional and member of PIPFA and PIM. Brought up at Sir Syed School System and PAF Model School, he is a graduate from Islamia College, Lahore. Before joining PAC as its Central Vice Principal, he worked for Solo Dynamics Group and M Artal Poultry International, a Belgium based MNC in top managerial positions.
Mr. Salah-ud-Din, FCA has more than 17 years of professional experience in teaching students of Chartered Accountancy, ACCA, CISA and other professional fields at foundation, inter and final level. Specialized subjects taught by him include Cost Accounting, Management Accounting, Financial Accounting, Information Technology, Audit, Taxation and Corporate Laws. He has traveled extensively and conducted training sessions for FBR officials and professionals working in the fields of accountancy, finance and IT both in Pakistan and abroad. He is a prolific writer and has written books on Cost Accounting, Financial Accounting, IT and Company Law. He serves as a Member Governing Board LABARD (NPO for Rehabilitation of disabled), Member Advisory Board Al-Qalam Institute of Islamic Economics, External Thesis Evaluator for MBA / BBA – UCP and Member Arbitration Committee Lahore Stock Exchange. He also served on Accounting and Auditing Standards Committee and Technical Advisory Committees of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP) as a Member.
Mian Ahmad Farhan is an associate member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan.
He is a graduate from Hailey College of Commerce, Lahore and a PIPFA member. Mr. Ahmad had been working as a lecturer at the Institute of Business Administration (IBA) Lahore, instructor for BSc Accounting and Finance (External Programme) University of London at UCL Lahore and a resource person for the Virtual University of Pakistan where his video recording hours are more than 135 on the subjects of Cost and Management Accounting, Advanced Financial Accounting and Fundamentals of Accounting. He has been teaching students of MBA Common Wealth Learning Programme and has conducted training of senior ranked officers of the Income Tax Department.
Mian Ahmad Farhan, ACA has been involved in the education of CA, ACCA, CAT & MBA students for more than 16 years and also possesses a great deal of experience in the field of college administration. He won the distinction of being the “Best Teacher” for the year 2005 at University of the Punjab and for the year 2003 at the Professionals’ Academy of Commerce. Mr. Ahmad has been involved with different educational institutions in the capacity of a curriculum developer, external examiner, resource and capacity building person.
Principal Peshawar Campus
Khawaja Awais Bilal is an associate member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan.
He got his schooling from Lahore and a bachelors degree in commerce from Islamia College of Commerce, Lahore. On becoming a Chartered Accountant, Mr. Awais Bilal chose full-time teaching as a profession and started his career as a faculty member at the Professionals’ Academy of Commerce. He has been teaching subjects of financial accounting in CAT, ACCA and CA for more than seven years.
Mr. Awais has been instrumental in the preparation of revised edition of book on Auditing (Paper D 11 of Module D) published by Ishfaq Publishing Company and is currently working on a number of similar projects. He has attended a good number of training workshops and seminars organized by ICAP and ACCA.
Principal Gujranwala Campus
Mr. Anayatullah Khan is an associate member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP). He got his initial schooling from Saultia School, Makkah, Saudi Arabia and did his graduation in computer sciences from Central College Multan with distinction at the external examinations conducted by Bahauddin Zakria University, Multan. Before assuming responsibilities of Principal Gujranwala Campus, he served PAC as manager examinations and faculty member for CA, ACCA and CAT studies.
Mr. Anayatullah, ACA has more than 14 years of teaching and administrative experience to his credit.
He has been teaching the students of Chartered Accountancy and ACCA at all levels. He specializes in the subjects of Auditing, Financial Accounting, Financial Management, Information Technology and Business Management. He has attended seminars, workshops and conferences on time management, advanced teaching techniques and career counseling.