Education news archive for October-2008

Oct 6
  • Confusion over HEC four-year BS degree programme


  • World Teachers' Day came & went unnoticed


  • UK Visa Application Centres (VACs) in Karachi reopening on October 8


  • University of Veterinary & Animal Sciences (UVAS) BS degree recognition issue with Pakistan Veterinary Medical Council (PVMC)


  • Federal Public Service Commission (FPSC) tests schedule for various posts


  • Walls erected in front of Punjab University hostel rooms


  • Sindh University LL.B. announced entry tests schedule


  • Punjab University faculty urged to improve standard of teaching


  • Private schools demanded representation in Private Educational Institutions Regulatory Authority (PEIRA)


  • Punjab University librarian upgraded to grade-20 by HEC
Oct 7
  • Punjab University registration for BA/BSc annual examinations 2009 completed


  • Allama Iqbal Open University entry test schedule for admission in Commonwealth Executive MBA/MPA Programme


  • SZABIST's LLB external program graduates awarded degrees


  • Weapons recovered from Punjab University grounds: PU groups condemn admin for accusing 'innocents'


  • Jinnah University given holiday over bomb hoax


  • Bolan Medical College (BMC) entry test deadlock entered second week


  • Why do only Karachi schools pay commercial tariffs for electricity?


  • Discriminating against O/A-levels


  • Vehicles not allowed inside Karachi University Campus


  • University of Sindh Masters and Bachelors degree admissions test from 19th


  • Punjab University to welcome new students on 14th


  • 18 million teachers needed for universal primary education (UPE)


  • 100,000 youth to be imparted technical training during 2008-09: NAVTEC Chairman


  • Model colleges of Islamabad to get 297 female teachers


  • Postgraduate Medical Institute (PGMI) diploma/degree courses


  • Students of Sindh, Mehran and Liaquat universities protest against police
Oct 8
  • A-level students admission in medical colleges. Only 53 students got admission


  • HEC's universities project delayed scheduled to be established through Foreign Assistance Collaboration Programme


  • Medical entrance test 2008-09 unfair and lacking in transparency


  • BSEK Class IX (Gen. group, regular) marksheets collection schedule


  • Park at your own risk: Punjab University plagued with vehicle theft


  • Classes begen at Sindh Agriculture University (SAU)


  • Punjab University took strict notice against IJT's threats


  • University of Sindh got new IT lab


  • Punjab University VC urged students to focus on academics
Oct 9
  • IBCC denied O-Level IT students equivalence certificate in sciences


  • Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science and Technology (FUUAST) MA results announced


  • Delay in US visa clearance, students suffer


  • Punjab University policy for affiliated colleges contradictory


  • Ghost schools continue to haunt education sector


  • BISE, Peshawar SSC supple exams to start from 22nd


  • Punjab University MBBS final Exams rescheduled


  • New mass communication building at Karachi University, offering a world of new opportunities to put students on the road to success


  • Fatima Jinnah Women University (FJWU) convocation on 15th


  • Karachi University launched disaster management volunteer corps


  • Two colleges affiliated with Wali Khan University


  • King Edward Medical University (KEMU) allocated Rs 10m for research work


  • Senate body for amicable solution to AIOU tax controversy
Oct 10
  • Dr Atta-ur-Rehman resigned as HEC chief


  • Karachi University M.S and Ph.D. pre-entry test schedule


  • Punjab government has approved Nawaz Sharif Medical College for Gujrat


  • Karachi University announced B.Sc. Physiotherapy results


  • Students cannot use Punjab University for group activities, said Punjab Governor Salman Taseer


  • Mehran University of Engineering and Technology (MUET) admission test on 26th


  • SPLA slamed govt for 'doing nothing' to save Government Islamia College Building complex
Oct 11
  • Local Universities in trouble, HEC budget cuts


  • NED University pre-admission test schedule for 2008-09 academic session


  • Rs 2bn Talent Endowment Fund for Punjab students


  • Sindh University LLB admission test on 14th


  • Taliban collect donations at University of Peshawar (UoP) campus


  • Ghulam Mohammad Mahar Medical College Admission test schedule


  • Balochistan teachers called off exam boycott


  • SSC Part-I scrutiny applications to be accepted


  • Punjab University - SUPARCO lease issue
Oct 13
  • IJT & PSF clashed at Pak Swedish Institute


  • University of Peshawar announced BA, BSc results


  • NED University increased seats for new session


  • Varsities asked to defer uplift projects: Shortage of HEC funds


  • University of Sindh announced new schedule for entry tests for L.L.B.


  • HEC to provide free access to digital library


  • Admission test for MBBS course held at Sindh Medical colleges


  • Bomb hoax at Government College University (GCU)


  • International Islamic University, Islamabad, (IIUI) to open college with 500-bed hospital
Oct 14
  • Dr Attaur Rehman accused of wasting billions. On the other hand, Attaur Rehman defended his position


  • The Board of Secondary Education Karachi (BSEK) announced SSC suppl exams schedule


  • Higher Education Commission (HEC) awards 136 JICA scholarships'


  • O/A-level Students protest against IBCC equivalence policy


  • The City School exam postponed following bomb threat


  • Universities introduced new disciplines for session 2008-09


  • Sindh Agriculture University employees protested as VC resumes charge


  • GCU teachers awarded scholarships
Oct 15
  • PPP favourites in race to head HEC. NRB Chairman and SZABIST president are front runners


  • Punjab annual exams for class 5 & 8 in March in collaboration with UNICEF


  • Karachi University extended BA, BSc & B.Com exam forms date


  • Enforcing quality in higher education. Unfortunately most of the traditional public universities in Pakistan are infected with the politics syndrome


  • National University of Sciences and Technology (Nust) ranked 376th in world universities


  • Board of Secondary Education Karachi announced SSC part-I exam forms schedule


  • First historic welcome party at Punjab University for new students


  • Most private schools in Karachi refused polio vaccination


  • Bakhtawar Bhutto Zardari elected to varsity student council


  • Jinnah University for Women admissions schedule


  • Government College University (GCU) prize distribution on 17th


  • Ivy League schools in the US recognised IELTS


  • Environment Asia-2008 conference held at UET


  • Mehran University of Engineering and Technology (MUET) seeked Rs743.1m grant to face financial crisis
Oct 16
  • Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) BE degree accreditation issue with Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC)


  • Punjab University BA/BSc Supplementary exams from 22th


  • University of Balochistan (UoB) boys' hostel sealed after clashes


  • British Council holds largest ever IELTS exam batch


  • Punjab Education Department 'sits on' cases: College lecturers, professors waiting for promotion


  • Karachi University extended LLB, LLM admissions date


  • Government College University Faisalabad (GCUF) begins five-year law programme


  • Quaid-e-Azam University (QAU) Islamabad students protested power cuts


  • Assistive Technology Lab (AT Lab) inaugurated at LUMS
Oct 17
  • Dr AQ Khan blasted HEC's outgoing chairman, made public a long charge-sheet against Dr Attaur Rehman


  • Sindh teachers' recruitment independent test for over 15,000 schoolteachers


  • Economic crisis bites: HEC cuts back on projects


  • The University of Engineering and Technology (UET), Lahore among top 600 international varsities


  • Islamia College University admission forms for the inaugural session of postgraduate classes


  • Sindh Public Service Commission (SPSC) exams schedule


  • Balochistan University and the Bolan Medical College closed after clashes


  • KU improvement of division forms of B.A, B.Com. B.O.L. and B.Sc. being accepted


  • 3,000 teachers 'to be recruited' in Rawalpindi


  • Mehran University of Engineering and Technology Admission test schedule


  • 'Web surfing stimulates the brain', New research suggests


  • Sindh University expenses to exceed earnings by Rs306.9m


  • GC University Lahore declared M. A. Urdu result


  • Karachi University students establish 'Care n' Cure' clinic


  • Overloaded school vans unsafe for children


  • University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) welcomes new students
Oct 18
  • Sindh new academic year of schools, colleges from April 1


  • HEC top slot: Rift developed among PPP


  • Karachi University extended enrolment date for BA, BSc and BCom students


  • Government should review CSS exam 30-year age limit for candidates


  • Private schools' regulation


  • NED University displayed students' data-record


  • Punjab University declared MA Finance result


  • Ministry of Education plan to withhold enforcement of educational curriculum till 2010


  • Punjab Govt considered doubling senior teachers' workload


  • Application forms shortage for Rawalpindi teaching jobs annoyed candidates
Oct 20
  • Dr Asim Hussain has been finalised as new HEC chairman


  • Class IX (SSC Part I) Science General Group results announced


  • Dr Atta tells Dr Khan 47 new varsities set up who had recently criticized his performance as HEC cheif


  • 118th Pakistan Military Academy (PMA) Long Course


  • Universities asked to provide digital copy of each PhD thesis


  • 'Rs 16,454m for 22 education projects'


  • The rise of English


  • 25,000 students waiting for free books in Lahore


  • Samaa-HEC to launch scholarship programme for Mass Communication students


  • Jamia Fareedia resumed classes
Oct 21
  • SSC part I Science group results of examination-2008 & HSC-II (Humanities) results


  • Inter-Board Committee of Chairmen (IBCC)'s officials ignoring O, A-level students


  • Karachi University facing a storm of criticism over the NTS (National Testing Services) entry test fiasco


  • University of Balochistan (UoB), Bolan Medical College (BMC), Agriculture College still closed after clashes


  • Punjab University announced BSc Home Economics supply exams schedule


  • Karachi University announced BA, BCOM, BOL and BSc registration forms dates


  • 47 female medical cadets commissioned in Army Medical Corps (AMC)


  • Punjab University issued MBBS date sheets


  • Education Ministry finalised national education policy


  • Student's petition against Punjab University dismissed


  • Karachi University 2 depts to continue MA/Msc programmes


  • Hoax callers panic schools in Rawalpindi


  • Punjab University to thrash out language studies issues
Oct 22
  • Karachi University pre-entry tests for bachelors' programme put on hold


  • Another Rs2bn shock for Higher Education Commission (HEC)


  • Karachi University announced schedule for registration forms MA, Double MA and Improvement of Division 2007


  • Pakistani students resist global favourite Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama


  • Karachi University Students Alliance protested against admissions policy


  • Government College University (GCU) may be renamed Ravi University


  • Karachi University announced BL (Part-I) Annual Exams result


  • 4,286 Punjab schools to get IT education


  • FUUAST announced schedule for submission of semester exam forms


  • University of Sindh announced schedule for BFA aptitude test
Oct 23
  • No electricity, no study: teachers and students unite


  • HEC in trouble!


  • Saudi Arabia closed employment doors for illiterate Pakistanis


  • Saifee College closed after vehicle set ablaze


  • Anti-US grafitti spoils Punjab University underpass


  • Registration for civilian staff jobs in PAF


  • Gulberg Government College for Women (GCW) expeled student over 'extreme misconduct'


  • Education secretary, Pindi DCO served notices: Teachers' promotion case


  • Government College University Faisalabad students protested increase in university fees
Oct 24
  • Karachi University agitation against Admission policy by members of the Student Alliance


  • Change in HEC, by Dr Muzaffar Iqbal


  • 'No change in Karachi University admission policy', KU VC, Prof Dr Qasim Raza Siddiqui


  • HEC remains without chief after Atta's exit


  • Over 18,000 students irked by litigation: Islamia College complex


  • University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Lahore 5-year DVM degree


  • Unregistered schools getting illegal BSEK enrolment


  • Punjab Intermediate and BA/BSc toppers to visit European universities


  • Power outage crippling research, uplift activities of edu institutes


  • Federal Urdu University for Arts, Science and Technology (FUUAST) M.Phil exam form submission shedule


  • 'Pick and choose strategy': SHC allows SSUET's petition against NAB


  • Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) students stage protest on campus for accreditation of BE degree with PEC


  • Dr Rizwan made chairman of PU Science Education Dept


  • Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP) changes edu schemes


  • Edu Dept officials visit Gulberg Government College for Women (GCW) over student expulsion


  • Mathematics; not a headache
Oct 25
  • Karachi Inter (Arts) results announced with pass percentage of 35.35


  • More than 2,000 US institutions accept IELTS for admissions


  • Passing-out parade held at PAF Base, Kohat


  • Activities remain suspended in Karachi University on account of protests by students and non-teaching staff


  • LUMS Drama Fest 2008 begins with five plays


  • Karachi University announced BS admissions schedule


  • UHS medical students demanded cancellation of paper


  • New Sindh Agriculture University (SAU) VC took charge


  • USAID funds educational project


  • Sindh University issued merit list for MA admission


  • College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Jhang college faced closure
Oct 27
  • University of Health Sciences (UHS) issued first MBBS merit list. 1,862 students gain admission to govt medical colleges


  • Pakistan Education in futility


  • Karachi University teachers warned government against rollback of HEC projects


  • Punjab Education Policy 2008


  • Karachi University extended BA exam forms date


  • Aga Khan University of Health (AKUH) 14th PGME graduation ceremony


  • Balochistan varsity to stay closed till row resolved


  • 7,300 candidates take test for admission to Mehran University of Engineering and Technology (MUET)


  • 'Efforts on to save future of Islamia College students'


  • Education Ministry to give more scholarships to FATA students
Oct 28
  • Karachi class 9 & first year exams on new pattern


  • Loadshedding affecting research work at Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU): VC


  • Transforming science education. Written by Leon Max Lederman, a Nobel Laureate in Physics, is Director Emeritus of Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (Fermilab)


  • Lahore Intermediate supplementary examination cheating


  • Karachi University announced M A (Previous) International Relations and Political Science results


  • Peshawar University announced B.Sc Home Economics result


  • GCU students face action over 'indiscipline'


  • SSUET aptitude schedule for degree admission courses


  • Report sought on irregularities in teachers transfers in Rawalpindi


  • GCU defeated LUMS in Sondhi debates


  • Teachers' hiring defy merit, rules in Hyderabad


  • Punjab University VC chairs int'l research conference


  • Islamia College building issue


  • Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology (SZABIST) Convocation
Oct 29
  • HEC controversial mobile phone use policy on campuses


  • International Islamic University will not adopt co-education system


  • Punjab SSC exam result startling facts, questions high-ups' performance


  • Medical college to be set up in Islamabad


  • GCU expels 200 students. GCU absentee students protest against university rules


  • Karrakuram international university fee hike


  • Islamia College Complex: SHC dismisses petition against vacate order


  • Rs.10m grant for Kohat Cadet College


  • Seminar on 'Exploring the Universe' held at Karachi University
Oct 30
  • Karachi Intermediate Part-I Science groups (pre-medical, pre-engineering and general) annual examinations-2008 results announced


  • Karachi University BA annual exams from Nov 3


  • Dr Atta-ur-Rehman. This article serves to highlight one hidden assumption that seems to be held against Dr Ata-ur-Rehman which I do not believe to be true


  • Police baton-charge protesting students of Islamia College


  • Lahore High Court (LHC) seeked reply from King Edward Medical College University (KEMU) on 'grace marks'


  • A library that Islamabad lost


  • A-Level students face discrimination by the Inter Board Committee of Chairmen (IBCC)


  • Sindh University admission test for bachelors degree programme on Nov 2


  • Punjab University revised date sheet of MBBS


  • University of Arid Agriculture Rawalpindi (UAAR) faces financial crisis


  • Hyderabad HSC supplementary exams schedule


  • Police on mission to arrest 'terrorist' GCU students


  • Students thanked Govt for Islamia College Peshawar upgradation


  • Digital library changed concept of studies: Prof Dr Atta-ur-Rahman


  • French school closed down in Islamabad


  • Ban on appointments irks Quaid-e- Azam University (QAU) workers


  • Forensic sciences institute for Lahore


  • Women varsity in Sukkur soon, said District Nazim
Oct 31
  • US colleges, universities punished by global economic crisis


  • University of Peshawar (UoP) convocation. 900 graduates in various disciplines were given away degrees


  • Government College University (GCU) students angry over raids. Punjab Higher Education Department surprised.


  • Baqai Medical College principal, Prof. Ishtiaq Ahmed Khan, passes away


  • Students oppose Islamia College University Peshawar plan


  • All Pakistan Inter-University Debate Competitions. Foundation, Quaid-e-Azam varsities win contests


  • Punjabi mushaira: a success at Punjab University Oriental College


  • Karachi University Teacher Society (KUTS) election


  • Centre of Excellence in Arts and Design (CEAD) admission test on Nov 8
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