Punjab engineering institutions entrance test
Engineering entrance test tomorrow
Lahore, Aug 17: The University of Engineering and Technology
will organise a combined entrance test for admission to undergraduate
and BSc technology programmes in engineering institutions across Punjab
on Sunday (tomorrow) at 10am.
According to a UET spokesman, some 45,000 candidates are scheduled to appear for the BSc Engineering entrance test.
The test will be held simultaneously at UET Lahore; UET Taxila;
Lahore Garrison University, Jinnah Campus; College of Engineering, BZU
Multan; College of Engineering, Islamia University, Bahawalpur; NFC
Institute of Engineering & Fertilizer Research, Faisalabad;
University of Gujrat; International Islamic University, Islamabad;
Government College of Rasul (Mandi Bahauddin); Dr AQ Khan Institute of
Technology, Mianwali; and UET, Kala Shah Kaku Campus.
The result will be declared on Aug 25 at midnight and will be
available at web link http://admission.uet.edu.pk. The key for
self-marking will be uploaded on the website on the Aug 18 midnight.
UVAS project: The University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences on
Friday launched a civic engagement project for welfare of the farming
community on its Ravi Campus, Pattoki.
Chairing the inaugural ceremony, Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Talat Naseer
Pasha said this project was a great learning opportunity for DVM final
year students to work with the farming community and get hands-on
extension skills. He urged the project officials to involve more girl
students in this civic engagement so the entire family of
farmers could be easily approached for extension work.
He advised the participating students to not only vaccinate and
de-worm animals besides disseminating information to farmers but also
study socio-economic system of the farming community. He also sought
suggestions from students after completing their project duration for
developing curriculum regarding civic engagement.
Dr Pasha asked the organisers to arrange 'Farmer's Day' with the
involvement of students in each village being covered under the
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Five UVAS PhDs awarded
Lahore: University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences Lahore awarded PhD degrees to five
scholars in various disciplines on the recommendation of external
examiners and after the fulfillment of all the requirements.
to a press release issued on Thursday, Dr Muhammad Akram has been
awarded a PhD degree in clinical medicine after he completed his
research work under the supervision of Prof Dr Muhammad Athar Khan. The
title of his thesis was "Epidemiological intelligence on distribution
and dynamics of main transboundary diseases of ruminants in the central
districts of Punjab".
Dr Asim Khalid Mahmood has been
awarded a PhD degree in clinical medicine. He did his thesis titled
"Epidemiological Study of Major Diarrheic Agents in Adult Goats in
Lahore" under the supervision of Prof Dr Muhammad Sarwar Khan.
Abdul Razzaq got a PhD degree in parasitology, as he completed his
thesis titled "Epidemiological, Serological, Haematological and
Therapeutic Studies on Ovine Mematodiasis in Three Ecological Zones of
Balochistan" under the supervision of Prof Dr Kamran Ashraf. Dr Muhammad
Hassan Saleem did his PhD in clinical medicine under the supervision of
Prof Dr Muhammad Sarwar Khan. The title of his thesis was
"Epidemiological Haematological and Serological Studies of Leptospirosis
in Dogs and Humans at High Risk in and around Lahore City". Dr Sarwat
Naz did her degree of Doctor of Philosophy in parasitology under the
supervision of Prof Dr Azhar Maqbool. The title of her thesis was
"Detection of Vivax Malaria and its Control under Local Climatic
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Beaconites excel in Cambridge examinations
Islamabad: In the recently announced results by the Cambridge International
Examinations for the session May-June 2013, the Beaconhouse Schools have
produced 536 high-achievers in 'O' and 'A' Level examinations, says a
The Beaconites, from Northern Region alone, have secured a grand total of 5,915 'A' grades in the examinations.
Beaconhouse students have maintained their leading position in the
academic arena. They are joined by the students who have secured
excellent combinations of grades other than all 'A' grades in a diverse
range of 'O' & 'A' Level subjects.
The students who
have scored more than 9 'A' grades in 'O' Level and more than 4 'A'
grades in 'A' Level include Syed Muhammad Husain with 13 A* & A
grades, Nimra Nadeem with 12 A* & A grades, Meher Jamy, Altamash
Cheema and Asad Jamil with 11 A* & A grades each. Fahad Ansari,
Mohammad Momin Salman, Mustafa Rehman, Hira Aslam, Muhammad Shahmir
Abbassi, Muhammad Umar, Omar Ashraf, Saad Zaman, Hassan Nadeem and Momin
Ahmed with 10 A* & A grades each followed by an extensive list of
students with 9 A* & As along with 8 A*s & A grades. In 'A'
Level, we have Saad Ullah Zahid and Amun Nadeem A* & A grades, lead
the remarkably list of students with 4 A*s & A grades and 3A*s and A
This performance comes after Beaconhouse bagged
the highest number of 'O' and 'A' Level distinctions earlier in the
year. These grand numbers are only a part of the collective Beaconhouse
results from all over Pakistan. Being the largest school system of its
kind in the world and also home to the largest 'A' Level programme in
Pakistan, the Beaconhouse School System, Northern Region, is the leading
premier educational institute in the region.
Northern Region 'O' and 'A' Level students are from Beaconhouse schools
in Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Peshawar, Abbottabad, Mardan, Nowshera, Wah,
Gujrat, Kharian, Mirpur and Jhelum.
Executive Director Nassir Kasuri said, "Congratulations to all our
students, their families and our dedicated faculty. We are extremely
proud of the academic brilliance of our students and look forward to
celebrating these excellent achievements with the students, their
parents and our schools. The results are a testimony of the consistent
hard work and effort that Beaconhouse puts into providing and
facilitating the best for all students in our care."
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HEC, British universities join hands for research on women's empowerment
Islamabad: Under the facilitation of Higher Education Commission (HEC), Pakistani
universities are collaborating with leading British universities to
undertake joint research projects on women's empowerment, gender justice
and other issues.
Royal Holloway College of
University of London and Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan,
Pakistan, have undertaken a joint research project for women's
empowerment in South Punjab under the International Strategic
Partnerships in Research and Education (Inspire) Programme.
project named 'Women Empowerment and the Crisis of Good Governance in
South Punjab' is helping to evaluate the performance of local government
institutions and parallel power structures to see how far the status of
women has been bolstered and whether their lot has improved since the
substantial representation in political institutions was offered to
women in 2001.
The researchers are working with
non-governmental agencies operating in the area so that the academic
output can be translated into practical results. Training and capacity
building is a major output and five optional courses are being developed
by faculty from Bradford University. Pakistani university faculty is
implementing gender research and getting trained through exchange
programmes with the Royal Holloway College.
helping in creating a team of researchers and academics who have the
sensitivity and the expertise to tackle local customs that perpetuate
violence against women while providing counselling to victims who often
have no one to turn to.
The empirical study and research
being conducted by students and faculty has brought local stakeholders
within the framework of informal discourse to discuss, share knowledge
and learn the facts about the effects of the operational barriers and
cultural constraints that have hindered women from becoming active
agents of social change. The data collected under this study is helping
to identify the kinds of initiatives required to enhance female
participation at this level. The news
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