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  • Career Gear 2015 at Iqra University

    Career Gear 2015 is a platform to introduce Iqra University's (IU) undergraduates, graduates and alumni to various companies and industries in the country, offering them a wide range of career opportunities to choose from...

    Iqra University organised a job fair called, Career Gear 2015 at its Gulshan Campus, on November 12, 2015...

  • QAU clinches top spot in HEC university rankings 2015

    ISLAMABAD: Quaid-i-Azam University beat out higher educational institutes across Pakistan to secure the leading spot in the Higher Education Commission (HEC) ranking of top Pakistani universities in 2015...

    It is followed by the University of Punjab and the National University of Science and Technology at second and third place respectively...

  • Punjab University student picked up by 'unidentified men' in Lahore, says family

    A Punjab University student Mohsin Abdali, who was completing his MPhil in Agricultural Sciences at the university, was allegedly picked up by "unidentified men" in Lahore early on Thursday morning...

    The Progressive Students' Collective also issued a statement about the incident and said that at 4am, men in plain clothes broke into Abdali's house in the Shalimar area in Lahore...

  • KU admissions policy comes under fire in Sindh Assembly

    KARACHI: The admissions policy of the University of Karachi under which the varsity gives priority to the students of the metropolis came under criticism at the Sindh Assembly on Tuesday when Pakistan Peoples Party lawmakers demanded an end to what they called a ‘quota system’ and equal opportunities for students of all Sindh districts...

    PPP lawmakers Khairunnisa Mughal and Syed Sardar Ali moved a resolution in the assembly on...

  • HEC bans 4 varsities from offering admissions

    ISLAMABAD: The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has stopped four universities from giving admissions to students in any degree programme, owing to academic irregularities and mismanagement...

    These institutions include Preston Institute of Management Sciences and Technology, Karachi, Imperial College of Business Studies, Lahore, Global Institute, Lahore, and Al-Khair University, AJK...

  • A-level students ineligible for admissions to MBBS, BDS

    LAHORE: A-level students planning a career in medicine suffered a major blow to their future as the new regulations of Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) have declared them ineligible for admissions to MBBS/BDS programmes at public and private medical and dental colleges of the country on foreign quota...

    An official privy to the development told Dawn that the PMDC meeting presided over by federal minister Saira Afzal Tarrar...

  • Policy on admissions to medical, dental colleges finalised

    LAHORE: The admission board for medical and dental institutions of Punjab has finalised the new policy and forwarded it to the chief minister for final approval, making many changes to the syllabus of some subjects...

    The board also took many other important decisions regarding admissions of overseas students and adjustment of additional seats being filled by the medical colleges in violation of the rules and regulations of the...

  • English dept teachers oppose admissions to linguistics

    KARACHI: The Karachi University (KU) administration seems to be clueless on how to end the impasse over admissions to the MPhil/PhD programme in linguistics at the department of English as it has recently cancelled interviews of at least 19 candidates scheduled for Monday (June 8), it emerged on Sunday...

    According to sources, a group of teachers at the English department headed by the chairperson, for some unknown reasons, oppose the...

  • Sahiwal Medical College barred from admissions

    LAHORE: The Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) has directed the University of Health Sciences to stop admissions for 2015-16 session at the Sahiwal Medical College, giving its final decision to the varsity for “closing the government college” due to shortcomings till further orders...

    It first ‘de-recognised’ this public sector college putting the future of 500 students at risk and now directed the UHS to stop admissions till...

  • Admissions for 2017-18: PMDC board proposals heavily tilted in favour of private colleges

    LAHORE: The recommendations furnished by high-powered panel of the Pakistan Medical & Dental Council (PMDC) on the fresh admissions for 2017-18 appear to be heavily tilted in favour of private colleges, envisaging unbridled power and huge financial benefits for these institutes...

    In the six-page recommendations (a copy available with Dawn), formulated in a crucial meeting on Monday, the board has almost completely set aside the PMDC...

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