PU MA/MSc date sheet | HEC chief warrants
PU date sheet
Lahore, May 28: Punjab University has issued date sheet for the MA/MSc Part-II annual examinations 2013.
The exams will commence from June 20.
Details are also available at PU website www.pu.edu.pk.
PU students' tour:
Punjab University Department of Technology Education's
second semester students have visited a factory at Sheikhupra for
technical and practical awareness.
According to a press
release, the PU delegation in which the department's teachers were also
included visited various departments of the factory where it was briefed
on the functioning of each department in detail.
Later, the delegation visited Hiran Minar and Jahangir's Tomb.
PU video conference:
Punjab University Quality Enhancement Cell (QEC) has
organised a two-day video conference on "Training Workshop for
Strengthening Capacity of Quality Enhancement Cell Activities" at
Undergraduate Study Centre.
According to a press release
issued here Monday, Punjab University, UHS, LCWU, VU, EU, BNU, UVAS,
KCW, UET and UMT's directors and deputy directors of 14 QECs
participated in the conference.
PU QEC Director Prof Dr
Amir Ejaz, in a statement, said the process of SAR, preparation of
checklist, internal quality assurance, universal practices in developing
internal QA systems in selected countries, experiences in QEC
activities in Pakistan, need of external QA, importance and structure of
the self assessment report were discussed in the conference.
IJT for action against drugs:
Islami Jamiat Talaba (IJT) has said Punjab
University administration has failed in controlling the menace of drugs
at PU hostels.
According to a press release issued here
Monday, IJT office-bearers said that liquor was easily accessible to
students residing in boy's hostels but the quarters concerned were not
taking any action against it.
They said that due to
negligence of PU administration, students were getting involved in the
menace of drugs which would leave drastic effects on them and on society
as a whole. The news
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IIUI starts one-window admission process
Islamabad: International Islamic University (IIU) President Dr Ahmed
Yousaf Draiweesh urged the management and faculty staff to make
admission process easier for new-comers and enhance the number of
admissions by facilitating them up to maximum level.
the meeting of admission committee for Fall-2013, he emphasised to start
one window-operation for admission without compromising on the merit.
Dr Al Draiweesh said the university would not compromise on its quality
and every programme should be approved by the academic council,
fulfilling HEC criteria.
The President also constituted a
committee to address reservations, opinion and suggestions for new
admissions Fall-2013 done by the committee members. app
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Warrants for arrest HEC chief orders probe
Islamabad: Higher Education Commission (HEC) chairman
Dr Javaid Laghari has directed the administration and coordination wing
of the commission to probe into the issuance of warrants for his arrest
and take disciplinary action against the law wing for not complying
with the court orders which might have led to the court order.
Nasarullah Baloch, a civil judge, Islamabad West, on Saturday issued
the non-bailable warrants for the arrest of the HEC chief to ensure his
presence in a suit filed by the owner of a commercial building at I-10/3
which was hired by the HEC for the establishment of "National
University of Law and Social Sciences" in 2009.
After acquiring the building on rent, the HEC could not complete the project due to lack of funds.
As a result, the building remained vacant till 2012. The owner demanded Rs3.4 million as rent which the HEC refused to pay.
Barrister Abubakar Ammar Sehri, on behalf of the building owner, filed the suit for the recovery of the amount in January 2013.
Initially, the judge issued bailable warrants against the HEC
chairman but after his repeated absence the non-bailable warrants were
The hearing of the matter has been adjourned to June 3. Dawn
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HEC agrees to train Fata teachers
Islamabad: On the request of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Governor Shaukatullah Khan, the
Higher Education Commission (HEC) has agreed to train primary and
college teachers from Fata.
The agreement was reached
during the visit of Governor KP Engineer Shaukatullah Khan to HEC on
Monday. He appreciated the decade-long contribution of HEC for brining
higher education sector of Pakistan at par with international standards
and especially for initiating special programmes and projects to
increase access to higher education in remote areas of the country.
governor was of the view that we need to expand the programmes of this
role model organisation. He also suggested that HEC should also provide
technical assistance for undertaking special programmes to improve
quality of teaching at other tiers of education.
HEC Chairman Dr. Javaid R. Laghari welcomed the KP governor and apprised
him about the working, functions and role of HEC for strengthening
higher education sector in Pakistan. He informed that the establishment
of the HEC in 2002 has initiated a revolution in higher education in
He said that all the federal units have
effective representation in 17 members' governing board of HEC and
National Scholarship Management Committee, the main decision making
body. For effective coordination with provincial governments, HEC has
its regional centres at all the provincial capitals, where a large
number of HEC activities for the province takes place as well as brings
HEC to the doorsteps in the provinces.
He said that
through the Steering Committee, which comprises of all provincial
secretaries of education, the HEC is closely working with the provincial
governments to evolve joint strategy for promotion of higher education
As an outcome, he said the enrolment at the
universities of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa have increased from 30,000 to 76,000,
number of universities has been increased from 11 to 26 including first
women university of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa and HEC launched special
projects for the development of basic infrastructure at higher education
institutions of the province including labs, class rooms, seminars
rooms, labs, transport facilities, digital libraries, video
conferencing facility etc.
Executive Director HEC
Professor Dr. Mukhtar Ahmed apprised about the funding mechanism and the
financial challenges being faced by HEC. He said that HEC has evolved
transparent and uniform funding mechanism. He also assured that HEC with
the provincial governments and universities would contribute to the
socio-economic development of the country. The news
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