Mr. Syed Abdul Khalique

Lecturer of Mathematics (1974-1975)

Mr. Syed Abdul Khalique

By Kazi Zulkader Siddiqui, 671/Latif

Mr. Syed Abdul Khalique was lecturer of Mathematics Cadet College Petaro from 1974-1975.

He was born on 21 August 1951 at Hyderabad and married Mrs. Fatima Lal on 28 March 1975. They have 3 children – Zainab, Ziaur Rehman and Sana.

Syed Abdul Khalique acquired his early education up to 5th class at Shah Abdul Latif School, Hyderabad. He then moved to Govt. High School Hyderabad from where he got his Matriculation in 1966. He completed his Intermediate in 1968 and B.Sc. degree in 1970 from Govt. College Hyderabad, and his M.Sc. degree in Mathematics from University of Sindh in 1972.

His first job was as teacher of Mathematics at St. Bonaventure’s High School, Hyderabad from 1973-1974. That year, he joined Cadet College Petaro.

At Petaro, he was the Assistant House Master of Latif House, and was the assistant to Prof. Durrani for basketball coaching.

In 1975, he got an opportunity to go abroad, and he moved to Nigeria. He worked there for 8 years at Adeola Odutola College in Ogun State at Mathematics teacher. He then became the Head of Department of Mathematics there.

He returned to Pakistan in 1983 and applied for jobs. Although he was offered to rejoin Cadet College Petaro, he chose to join Pakistan Steel Cadet College which had just been established a year earlier. He spent the rest of his career there until 2002. During this period, he served in different capacities – as House Commandant, Head of Department of Mathematics and Head of Department of Computer Science. He was appointed Vice Principal of the college in 1992 and Principal in 1999. He remained the Principal of Pakistan Steel Cadet College until 2002. He then he moved to Shah Latif Degree College, Pakistan Steel as its Principal.

In 2003, he took a golden handshake from Pakistan Steel, and joined E-Complex College, Gulshan-e-Hadeed as its Vice Principal for two years.

At this point, he got another opportunity to go abroad to Oman. He got employed as the Principal of Pakistan International School at Musana, Oman from 2005-2007, and then the Principal of Pakistan International School at Salalah, Oman from 2007-2011.

He is back in Pakistan since the summer of 2011, and taking it easy.