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  • Faculty at unrecognised medical colleges to face suspension

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) has decided to suspend the registration of faculty members who have been teaching in unrecognized medical colleges or which are recommended for closure...

    Moreover, faculty members who have been teaching in unrecognised colleges will not get experience certificates for the period of teaching there...

  • Faculty shortage affects quality of medical education in Pakistan

    ISLAMABAD: The mushroom growth of medical and dental colleges coupled with the enhancement of seats by the existing colleges have created a severe shortage of faculty members due to which the quality of medical education is continuously going down in the country...

    However, Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) President Dr Shabir Lehri claimed that the council had introduced a faculty exchange programme to maintain the quality...

  • PMDC binds all faculty to serve out three-year term

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) has formulated a policy under which faculty members cannot leave medical and dental colleges before completing a mandatory three-year tenure...

    An official of the PMDC requesting not to be identified said whenever a new medical or dental college started working it announced a very handsome package to attract teachers to fulfil the mandatory list of faculty members for the...

  • KU students, faculty gather to witness Mercury in transit

    KARACHI: “Aray, I told you to leave everything and come to the rooftop, we’re going to look for Mercury,” said a first year Karachi University student to another, as they raced up the stairs to the rooftop of the Institute of Space and Planetary Astrophysics...

    On the rooftop of the ISPA, students and faculty had gathered to witness a rare astronomical event — the transit of Mercury, which happens once every decade or so...

  • IoBM fires security official for 'misbehaviour' with faculty member over 'inappropriate attire'

    The Institute of Business Management (IoBM) on Monday claimed to have terminated employment of an official in the security department for 'misbehaviour' after he informed a visiting faculty member that her attire was 'inappropriate', although there is no official dress code for members of faculty...

    The incident first came to light when the faculty member shared her experience on social media...

  • SZH stops faculty appointments ahead of crucial PMDC visit

    LAHORE: The recognition status of the Shaikh Zayed Postgraduate Medical Institute and Medical College, Lahore, is at stake, along with its students academic career as the authorities have stopped appointment of senior faculty members after some senior medics expressed their apprehensions that fresh postings might further delay their promotions to next grade...

    The process of appointments was stopped a few days before inspection of the...

  • Mardan varsity short of senior faculty members

    MARDAN: Over 100 posts, majority of them of professors, associate professors, assistant professors and lecturers, have been lying vacant at the Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan (AWKUM) for long...

    According to sources, as per the HEC criterion, a department in a university should have one professor, one associate professor, two assistant professors and two lecturers to start classes...

  • SZMC head claims to have qualified faculty

    RAHIM YAR KHAN: Sheikh Zayed Medical College Principal Dr Ghulam Mustafa Arian claims that the Punjab government is authorised to make any decision on new admissions and Pakistan Medical and Dental Council has nothing to do with it...

    Talking to Dawn, Dr Mustafa Arian said he had completed the required teaching faculty and appointed teacher doctors in their own pay and scale according to PMDC rules...

  • Ghazi varsity plans smartphones for students, faculty

    DERA GHAZI KHAN: Smartphones uploaded with curriculum will be delivered to the faculty and students on their admission to the university...

    This was stated by newly-appointed Vice Chancellor of Ghazi University, Prof Muhammad Khalique Ahmed, here on Saturday at a welcome ceremony organised by the Urdu department...

  • Transfer of SZH faculty under study

    The Pakistan Medical & Dental Council has already stopped admissions to the Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Medical and Dental College due to critical faculty shortage...

    Several departments of the institution are practically lying dysfunctional while others are at the verge of destruction due to “politics” among senior medical teachers...

  • Financial, academic matters: GCU faculty dean gets limited powers

    LAHORE: The Syndicate has delegated limited powers under the Government College University, Lahore Ordinance 2002 to Faculty of Science and Technology dean Prof Dr Islamullah Khan to address some of the financial and academic matters of the most urgent nature...

    The 48th meeting of GCU Syndicate was presided over by University of Veterinary and Health Sciences Lahore Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Talat Naseer Pasha with a mutual consensus...

  • KU education faculty in crisis

    KARACHI: Despite facing serious allegations of having misused powers for a long time, also verified by a three-member inquiry committee, the dean of faculty of education at Karachi University (KU), Prof Shagufta Shahzadi, has recently been awarded a three-year extension to continue in the administrative position, it emerged on Sunday...

    Only the university registrar can tell you the truth...

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