Students protest Medical and Dental College paper leak

LAHORE:24 August: A number of students staged a demonstration outside the Lahore Press Club on Wednesday to press the authorities to retake Medical and Dental College Admission Test (MDCAT) as its question paper was leaked. Carrying placards, the protesters demanded that the condition to appear in MDCAT for admission to medical and dental colleges should be withdrawn as only students of private tuition centres performed well in it because they got the question paper in advance.

University of Management signs key MoU to create exposure for students

LAHORE:24 August:School of Health Sciences at University of Management and Technology (UMT) Lahore inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Surraya Azim (Waqf) Hospital for future collaboration, training and practical exposure of medical students and faculty to knowledge transformation. UMT alleges BISE official running fake degree racket

Two-week hands-on training in University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences

Lahore:23 August: Two-week hands-on training of faculty members and one month training of DVM fourth year students for clinical skill enhancement completed at the University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS), Lahore, on Tuesday. According to a press release, the participants were from Shaheed Benazir Bhutto University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (SBBUVAS) Sakrand, Sindh. Pro Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Nasim Ahmad chaired the concluding session of the training programme and distributed certificates among the participants.

Punjab University quality control education programmes

Lahore:23 august: Punjab University (PU) and Pakistan Standards and Quality Control Authority (PSQCA) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to promote need-based standardisation and quality control education programmes and transfer of technology to the industry for industrial and socio-economic development. According to the MoU, both parties would jointly initiate market-oriented research and development projects and other activities in the area of common interest, sharing their human and material resources. They would jointly organise training workshops, seminars and workshops.

School of Health Sciences COLLABORATION with umt

Lahore:23 august:School of Health Sciences at University of Management and Technology (UMT), Lahore, on Tuesday inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Surraya Azim (Waqf) Hospital for future collaboration, training and practical exposure of medical students and faculty involvement in knowledge transformation. UMT Director General Abid HK Shirwani and Iftikhar Chaudhry, member of the Surraya Azim Hospital Governing Body signed the agreement.

In Punjab New Curriculum Based on Modern Educational Standards

Lahore:22 august:Punjab School Education Secretary Dr Allah Baksh Malik and Curriculum and Textbook Board (PCTB) Managing Director Amir Ijaz Akbar also attended the event. Speaking on the occasion, the minister said that the news of claims in some sections of the media that the PCTB had removed chapters on religious and national personalities or Islam from textbooks had created confusion among parents and teachers as the new academic year had started. “We have been receiving hundreds of queries on the subject as it has created a lot of confusion.

Punjab govt reverts changes to curriculum

LAHORE:22 August:The Punjab government has decided to revert the changes made to the curriculum for the current academic year. The decision of the Punjab government was announced by School Education Minister Rana Mashhood Ahmed Khan at a press conference on Monday. The government also announced it will initiate two separate inquiries into the controversy of claims of removing chapters and topics relating to religious and national personalities.the news.

University of Health Sciences writes to FIA to probe admission test leakage rumours

LAHORE:22 august: The University of Health Sciences (UHS) has written a application to the Cyber Crime Wing of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) to probe rumours making rounds on social media that the Medical and Dental Colleges' Admission Test (MDCAT) 2017, held on Sunday, was leaked before its commencement. The university has categorically denied and condemned a malicious campaign on social media from some hidden elements and has asked the FIA to act against those spreading rumours about the paper leakage.

Nanak varsity main campus to be set up in Islamabad’

LAHORE:22 august: Due to multiple reasons, Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB) has scrapped its original plan of establishing Baba Guru Nanak University (BGNU) at Nankana Sahib as the same would be established at Islamabad. The ETPB now has announced establishing BGNU main campus in Islamabad whereas sub-campuses would be established in other provinces.

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