HED issues guidelines for admissions in public Colleges

Lahore:26 July:The Punjab Higher Education Department (HED) has issued detailed guidelines for its Admission Policy 2016 for public sector colleges.

In the document, a copy of which is available with The Express Tribune, the colleges have been directed to offer the admissions through the online college admissions system developed by the Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) in collaboration with the HED.

Punjab University Exam

Lahore:July 26:Punjab University has issued schedule for submission of admission fee and forms for Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm-D) Second, Third, Fourth & Final Prof Annual Exam 2016.  Meanwhile, the PU has declared the results of BSc Medical Laboratory Technology Course (4 Years Programme) Part-II Annual Examinations 2015.The news.

Under-performing teachers and principals to be proceeded against

Rawalpindi:July 26:The education department has started compiling the lists of the principals and teachers of those public sector schools whose students showed dismal performance in the Secondary School Certificate (SSC) Annual Examination.

Any action against under-performing teachers and principals would not be first in its kind because the education department had also taken such steps in the past to improve performance of the public sector schools.

Two PhDs awarded in Punjab University

Lahore:July 23:Punjab University (PU) has awarded two PhDs to scholars in different subjects.

Shamroza Mubarik, daughter of Mubarik Ali, has been awarded a PhD in chemistry after approval of her thesis entitled “Removal of Phenolics from Aqueous Solutions Using Low Cost Biological Materials” and Yasmin Ashraf, d/o Muhammad Ashraf, in zoology after approval of her thesis entitled “Biochemical and Clinical Outcomes as Potential Indicators of Preeclampsia.”The news.

US prof visits Punjab University

Lahore:July 23:North Carolina State University (NCSU), the US, Professor Dr Martin King visited Punjab University Department of Polymer Engineering and Technology regarding research collaboration between Pakistan and the United States on the development of innovative technical textile and medical textile products.

According to a press release, Faculty of Engineering and Technology Dean Prof Dr Taqi Zahid and Department of Polymer Engineering and Technology Chairman Prof Dr Tahir Jamil discussed various issues of mutual interest with the US professor.The news.

Double Shift to Start in Schools

Lahore:July 23: Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif presided over a meeting on Friday which decided to launch double shift in schools having a large number of students.

    Speaking on the occasion, the chief minister said a programme should be evolved immediately for launching evening classes in such schools where there were a large number of students and a comprehensive survey should be conducted for this purpose.

CM approves recruitment of 42,798 teachers

Lahore:July 23:Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif presided over a meeting and approved policy for the recruitment of 42,798 new schoolteachers.

The meeting reviewed the pace of reforms programme for the improvement of education system under Punjab Schools Reforms Roadmap. The meeting approved a number of important decisions for the promotion of quality education in the province while it was also decided in principle to upgrade teachers of primary schools. The meeting also approved the policy for the recruitment of 42,798 new teachers.

Job fair held at PMAS-AAUR

Rawalpindi:22 July:The 9th Open House and Job Fair was held at Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi (PMAS-AAUR) here on Wednesday.

The event was organised by University Institute of Information Technology (UIIT) with an aim to strengthen the linkage between industry and academia and to provide an opportunity to students to show their abilities as well as enable them to understand market trends.


Lahore:22 July:Hassam Ahmad, son of Hafiz Hafeez Ahmad, has passed Secondary School Certificate (Matriculation) Annual Examinations 2016 with distinction.  Hassam Ahmad (Roll No 197160), a student of DPS, Model Town (Town Ship campus), secured 1064 marks out of total 1100 marks in the exam.The news.


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