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AIOU entry test for MBA/MPA on April 5
Islamabad, Apr 5, 2008: The entry test for admission in Commonwealth Executive MBA and MPA
Programmes of Allama Iqbal Open University is scheduled to be held on April
The entry test for
the said Programmes would be held at 9:30 AM all over the country including
Islamabad, Abbottabad, Gujranwala, Sialkot, Sargodha, Faisalabad, Lahore,
Sahiwal, Multan, and Karachi simultaneously.
The students, who
have not yet received the call letters, should contact the nearest regional
office or the Department of Business Administration on Ph No.051-9250090 or
HEC book on quality education
Islamabad: Higher Education Commission is publishing a book on 'Quality
Assurance in Higher Education: A Global Perspective'.
monograph is a result of reviewed papers presented in an international
conference and edited by Dr. Abdul Raouf, HEC Distinguished National Professor,
University of Management and Technology Lahore and Professor Dr. Niaz Akhtar,
director, Institute of Technology and Management, University of
The impact of quality assurance processes in higher education
institutions, the role of quality assurance agencies in the 21st century,
accreditation and quality assurance in university education in developing
countries, quality in contemporary higher education and the role of academic
governance and the quality assurance policy for higher education in developing
countries are elaborated in the depth in the first part of the book. The
monograph is divided into four parts and contains fifteen chapters. First part
of the book is titled 'Quality in Higher Education: An International
Perspective' and has five chapters.
Second part of the book focuses on
quality related factors such as human resource management and quality assurance
in a public sector university, integration of quality management systems for
universities, professional development of academics and its needs assessment,
the performance indicators of an institute of higher learning and methods of
grading performance in educational institutions.
Third part of the book
focuses on Quality Assurance Practices being practiced in selected countries.
The practitioner's view regarding the use of EFQM, BNQA and ISO 9001 in higher
education, the Jordanian experience of quality assurance in higher education,
monitoring and managing quality in higher education are discussed. This book
also deals with the quality in medical education through an analysis of the
existing international medical education system in terms of teaching and
The book will be available to students, teachers and
researchers for reading the end of April 2008 from HEC - Secretariat, Islamabad. The News
Sana Liaquat declared 'Voice of QAU'
Islamabad: Sana Liaquat from Defence
and Strategic Studies (DSS) Department was declared Voice of Quaid-i-Azam
University (QAU) in a singing competition held on Thursday night at the
Shahzad Sarfraz from Geophysics Department and Ms
Maria from Psychology Department took the second and third positions
Debating Literary Society of QAU organised the event titled
'Melodious Night'. Seven students from different departments of the university
participated in the Ghazals category and 10 in the songs category.
the first ever event of this kind in the university, there were some lapses in
the arrangements such as shortage of space to accommodate the crowd but overall
it was a well-organised event.
The jam-packed hall of the audience
applauded the singers while some also accompanied them in singing. The students'
performance was wonderful and one could hardly believe that they were singing
live or it was as a recorded song.
The selection of songs by the singers
was appreciable as they kept the audience swirling and waving to the tunes of
melodies and applauding them.
Professional singers including Sultan Fateh
Ali Khan, Jaam Amir and Noman Lashari were judges of the competition. They
appreciated the singers and asked the organisers to continue such activities for
highlighting the hidden talent of students.
QAU Vice Chancellor Muhammad
Qasim Jan appreciated the efforts of the society for organising such a big event
in a well-organised manner.
Next programme: Jan said that he never
expected such a huge crowd would come to enjoy the musical night.
said that the next melodious night for Voice of QAU would be organised in
open-air theatre to accommodate maximum audience. "This time we granted Rs
40,000 for this event but next time this amount would be increased
considerably," he said. Daily Times
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