of English (1976-1978 and 1982)
Mr. Abdul Muquit Warsi
By Kazi Zulkader Siddiqui, 671/Latif
Mr. Abdul Muquit Warsi was
lecturer of English Cadet College Petaro from
1976-1978 and again for a short period in 1982.
born on 19 March 1937 at Jodhpur, India and married Mrs.
Syeda Moin Fatima in 1967. They have 6 children -
Hasan Warsi kit no. 8286/Liaquat, Naz, Ayesha,
Rabia, Sumayya, and Quratul Ain.
Mr. Warsi's belongs
to a family of Qazis of Jodhpur. His cousins still hold
this position in India. As a young boy, he started his
primary education in Jodhpur. After the creation of
Pakistan, his family moved to Hyderabad, Sindh in 1949
where they settled down. He joined Govt High School
Hyderabad from where he completed his Matric in 1955. He
then joined Govt. College Hyderabad from where he
completed his Intermediate in 1960.
Soon after getting his
Intermediate certificate, he got his first employment as a
teacher at S.K. Rahim Higher Secondary School and City College
from 1960-1967. He taught English, Mathematics, and Science
subjects. He then rejoined Govt College Hyderabad as a student
and got his B.Sc. degree in 1968.
With his interest in
English language, he chose to join Sindh University from where
he got his M.A. degree in English in 1970.
Mr. Warsi joined Cadet
College Petaro as lecturer in English in 1976. After working
there for 2 years, he moved on to Habib Public School Karachi
in 1978. However, he returned to Petaro in early 1982. During
his Petaro years, he was given charge for examinations, new
entry tests, and was also a member of the purchasing
This was the time when the
Pakistan Steel Cadet College was established. He decided to
make the move and joined PSCC along with a few other Petaro
teachers at the end of 1982.
Being one of the pioneer
teachers at Pakistan Steel Cadet College, he held several key
positions. He was initially appointed as Professor of English
language. However, since the number of staff members was
small, he was involved in innumerable areas to build and
establish the college. He also held the position of House
Commandant and Head of Department of English. In the late
1980s, he became the Vice Principal of the college. From
1994-1996, he was transferred to Shah Abdul Latif College
(which is a part of the Pakistan Steel group of educational
institutions) as its Principal. Returning to Pakistan Steel
Cadet College that year, he held the position of Principal of
that college during 1996-1997 when he retired from service.
Since his retirement, he
has been employed as professor of English as Sir Syed
University of Engineering and Technology, Karachi.