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PMC notifies special provision for A-level students sitting in Oct 2021 exams

PMC notifies special provision for A-level students sitting in Oct 2021 exams

The Pakistan Medical Commission (PMC) on Wednesday notified that in its meeting held on June 25, 2021 considered the request of the Federal Ministry of Education and approved a special window from 10th January to 10th February 2022 for all colleges to accommodate any students who take their A-level examinations in October 2021 with results…

Huawei “Seeds for the Future” Programme 2021

Huawei “Seeds for the Future” Programme 2021

The Huawei Technologies (Pvt.) Ltd. Pakistan and Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan invited the applications from potential Pakistani undergraduate students under the Huawei “Seeds for the Future” Programme 2021. Due to Covid-19, HEC and Huawei have planned to organize eight days online training for 30 Pakistani students in the field of ICT from August…

University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences & Punjab University ink MoU

University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences & Punjab University ink MoU

An MoU is signed between Remote Sensing, GIS and Climatic Research Lab (RSGCRL), National Center of GIS and Space Applications, Punjab University (PU) and Department of Wildlife and Ecology (DoWE), University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS), said a press release. “The two institutes will collaborate in developing joint research proposals and data sharing, organization…

Webinar on Data Driven Decision Making-Implications for Successful Businesses

Webinar on Data Driven Decision Making-Implications for Successful Businesses

The Digital Assurance and Accounting Board (DAAB) of Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP) will hold a webinar titled “Data Driven Decision Making-Implications for Successful Businesses” on June 28, 2021 from 03:00pm to 05:00pm (PST). ICAP said that the data and its analytics have revolutionized how businesses make decisions. Inferences based on data trends,…

GCU Lahore gets PKR1.84 billion development projects

GCU Lahore gets PKR1.84 billion development projects

The federal and provincial governments have initiated four development projects worth PKR1,840.75 million for the uplift of Government College University (GCU), Lahore. Out of this highest ever development funds allocation for GCU, a budget of PKR410 million is allocated for the fiscal year 2021-22 only, GCU said in its press release. “The Federal Ministry of…

NAHE holds provincial consultations on regional needs

NAHE holds provincial consultations on regional needs

The National Academy for Higher Education (NAHE) concluded the first round of provincial consultations with stakeholders in order to structure bespoke regional hubs in all the provincial capitals. Dr. Shaheen Sardar Ali, Rector NAHE, travelled with team members to Lahore, Karachi, Quetta, and Peshawar in order to hold consultations with secretaries of all Higher Education…

LUMS to hold virtual convocation on July 3 for its graduates from Class of 2021

LUMS to hold virtual convocation on July 3 for its graduates from Class of 2021

While the colourful parade of students will be missed this year as well, LUMS has planned an exciting and memorable virtual convocation ceremony for graduates from the Class of 2021 on July 3, 2021, the University said in an official statement. “Despite assuming new responsibilities in difficult situations, the students of this batch have led…

PU lab joins hand with UN for ocean science

PU lab joins hand with UN for ocean science

The Remote Sensing, GIS and Climatic Research Lab, National Center of GIS and Space Applications, Punjab University (PU) has got the status of partner organization of the United Nations’ Decade to supports its objectives under its “Institutional Capacity Building and Professional Development Programme, ICBPDP”, PU said in its press release. “The Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC)…

NAHE, HEC complete training workshop for college faculty

NAHE, HEC complete training workshop for college faculty

The new HEC Undergraduate Education Policy 2020 (UEP) mandates a number of reforms, including transition of colleges to the semester system and improving the teaching skills of their faculty. To that end, the Postsecondary Education Reform Unit (PERU) and the National Academy of Higher Education (NAHE) collaboratively conducted a two-week capacity building workshop for faculty…

HEC to conduct Special Equivalence Examination for law graduates of foreign universities

HEC to conduct Special Equivalence Examination for law graduates of foreign universities

The Higher Education Commission (HEC), of Pakistan is conducting a Special Equivalence Examination for law graduates of foreign universities on July 4, 2021 tentatively. HEC has advised the law graduates of foreign universities/institutions, recognized by HEC/Pakistan Bar Council (PBC) to pass the Special Equivalence Examination before appearing in Law Graduate Assessment Test (Law-GAT), which is…