Shahbaz Sharif will Distribute Certificates to the Tevta Teachers

Lahore:26 May:Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif will distribute certificates to the Tevta teachers today (Thursday) in a ceremony. This ceremony will be held at 180-H Model Town.

Tevta teachers have been trained by experts of Pakistan Air Force.

This ceremony will be attended by member Tevta board, industrialists, Pakistan Air Force, Tevta officers and teachers.The news.

Punjab University last date for admission form and fee for Exam 2016

Lahore:26 May:Punjab University Examinations Department has notified that the last date for receipt of admission form and fee for the second semester examination 2016 of BS 4-year programme will be 3rd June 2016. Commencement date of said exams will be announced later. Detailed schedule is also available at PU website www.pu.edu.pk.The news.

HEC, VCs agree on quality education

Lahore:26 May:A consensus was developed among universities and the Higher Education Commission (HEC) on the concluding day of VCs committee meeting here on Wednesday to make more concerted efforts to achieve quality.

They agreed to assure quality not just in imparting education but also in faculty appointment, students admissions, opening of new institutions and sub-campuses, curriculum development, offering new degree courses, granting affiliations, teaching and research or any other matter related to higher education.

12th Convocation of Lahore College for Women University

Lahore:26 May:The 12th convocation of Lahore College for Women University (LCWU) was held on Wednesday in which 6,485 graduates of BS, MS/MPhil, Pharm-D and PhD programmes were awarded degrees.

Punjab Governor/Chancellor Muhammad Rafique Rajwana was the chief guest while Punjab Higher Education Commission (PHEC) Chairman Dr Mohammad Nizamuddin, LCWU Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Uzma Qureshi, faculty members and a large number of students and their family members were present.

Arooj Ilyas Bhatti, M. Phil joined PAF Fazaia College

Rawalpindi:26 May: Arooj Ilyas Bhatti, M. Phil (Applied Psychology), has joined PAF Fazaia College, Noor Khan Base, Chaklala, as a psychologist, says a press release.

She is recipient of merit scholarships since 5th grade, got merit scholarship of the FBISE Islamabad in intermediate and Roll of Honour of Punjab University. She received MSc (Applied Psychology) degree with merit certificate in 1st Division from the Foundation University, Islamabad. Arooj completed her M. Phil from the Preston University, Islamabad, in May last year.

Higher education : ‘HEC approval must for opening sub-campuses’

Lahore:May 24:Higher Education Commission (HEC) Chairman Mukhtar Ahmed on Monday warned against launching degree programmes and opening sub-campuses without the commission’s approval. Violators, he said, would be dealt with as per HEC rules.

He was speaking at the start of a three-day Vice Chancellors’ Committee meeting. The HEC chairman reviewed universities’ performance over the last year, and challenges faced by university managements.

VCs urged to Prioritise Quality of Education

Lahore:May 24:Higher Education Commission (HEC) Chairman Dr Mukhtar Ahmed on Monday urged the Vice-Chancellors (VCs) and heads of public and private universities/higher education institutions (HEIs) that quality of higher education should be their top priority while planning for further expansion and development.

He was addressing the Vice-Chancellors’ Committee meeting that began at a local hotel here on Monday. Over 120 heads of public and private universities are attending the three-day meeting.

Tevta planned to set up Vocational Training Centers

Lahore:May 24:Technical Education and Vocational Training Authority (Tevta) Chairperson Irfan Qaiser Sheikh has said Tevta has planned to set up vocational training centers at 30 seminaries.

Chairing a meeting on Monday, he said 14,000 students of 31 selected seminaries (Deeni Madaris) across Punjab had been imparted technical skills, adding mostly pass-outs youth had now become financially independent through self-employment or while doing businesses.

LHC Bench to Decide Students Case

Lahore:May 24:The Lahore High Court Chief Justice Ijazul Ahsan has constituted a division bench to decide a number of petitions challenging a policy of Lahore Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (BISE) that restricts students of below 12 years of age to get them enrolled for Class IX.

The division bench comprising Justice Abid Aziz Sheikh and Justice Shahid Karim is likely to take up the petitions in couple of days.

Summer vacations in Punjab to start from Tuesday

Lahore:May 23: The Punjab government has rescheduled summer vacations in schools from Tuesday (May 24) due to ongoing intense heat wave.

Minister for Education Rana Mashood Ahmad Khan told reporters that educational institutions across the province will reopen on August 15.

The minister had earlier announced that all schools of Punjab would close on June 1. Till then the school timings will be 7:30am-11:00am, he had said.

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