Punjab govt primary schools to revert to Urdu medium

LAHORE:July 28: Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has announced that Urdu will be the medium of education across primary schools of Punjab in the next academic year, starting from March 2020. In a tweet, the chief minister said that the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) aimed to provide education in Urdu at the primary level. The Department of School Education carried out a survey, asking students, parents and teachers of 22 districts about their preferred medium of education. In each category, more than 85% of the people were in favour of Urdu.

Urdu to be medium in primary schools: CM

LAHORE:July 28: The Punjab government has announced introducing Urdu as education medium in all the primary schools from the next academic year in March 2020. Chief Minister Usman Buzdar took to twitter and said the medium of education in all the primary schools of Punjab would be Urdu from the next academic year in March 2020, as the whole time of teachers and students was wasted on translation instead of its understanding and students in that way did not learn anything new.

Punjab University awards four PhD degrees

LAHORE :July 25: Punjab University has awarded four PhD degrees to the scholars in which Afshan Kiran Imtiaz, D/o Imtiaz Ahmed Taj, in the subject of Gender Studies after approval of her thesis entitled ‘Violence Against Women: A Study of Reinforcement of Honour Killing in the Socio-Cultural Context in Punjab’, Tahira Parveen, D/o Ahmed Sher, in the subject of History after approval of her thesis entitled ‘A History of Religious Minorities in Punjab, (1979-2013): An Appraisal’, Muhammad Sanaullah Khan, S/o Muhammad Akbar, in the subject of Communication Studies after approval of his thesis ent

17 students join Malaysian varsity internship

LAHORE :July 25: A group of 17 students of 6th semester of Punjab University Institute of Chemical Engineering and Technology (ICET) are on two months summer internship programme at Universiti Teknologi Petronas Malaysia as part of MoU signed between Universiti Teknologi Petronas and University of the Punjab. The students would be carrying out research projects under the joint supervision of faculties of chemical engineering in both universities on membrane synthesis, adsorption, biodiesel and biogas production, biomass, catalysis, process simulation, water treatment and advanced materials.

Students from 17 countries visit Alhamra Lahore

LAHORE :July 25: Thirty-two students from 17 countries, including Poland, Egypt, Australia, Turkey, France, Spain and Bangladesh, along with their faculties visited Alhamra Art Centre here on Wednesday. Alhamra Art Centre Executive Director Ather Ali Khan greeted the delegation. The students were informed about the facilities at Alhamra Art Centre and were given a brief introduction about the culture and traditional aspects of Pakistan. The students acknowledged the efforts of the art centre and said and the work done at Alhamra was outstanding.

Prof Athar Mehboob new VC of Islamia University of Bahawalpur

BAHAWALPUR: The Punjab government has appointed Prof Dr Athar Mehboob as the vice-chancellor of the Islamia University of Bahawalpur. The Higher Education Department issued a notification on Tuesday. Dr Athar Mehboob is currently serving as Vice-Chancellor of Khawaja Fareed University of Engineering and Information Technology Rahimyar Khan. He has 25 years experience in teaching, research and industrial projects in various prestigious institutions in Pakistan and abroad.

Appointment of four VCs notified

LAHORE :July 24: The Higher Education Department (HED), Punjab, on Tuesday issued appointment notifications of the vice chancellors (VCs) of four public sector universities of the province. Prof Dr Shahid Kamal has been appointed as VC of Government College University (GCU), Faisalabad, Prof Dr Tariq Mahmood as VC of University of Narowal, Narowal, Prof Dr Shabbar Atiq as VC of University of Gujrat, Gujrat and Prof Dr Athar Mahboob as VC of Islamia University Bahawalpur (IUB), Bahawalpur.

UHS MDCAT online registration to continue

LAHORE:20th July: University of Health Sciences (UHS) Vice-Chancellor Prof Javed Akram has said that online registration process for Medical and Dental Colleges Admission Test (MDCAT)-2019 started Friday will continue till July 29. Addressing a press conference at the UHS here Friday, the VC said as per the policy of Pakistan Medical & Dental Council (PMDC) there would be no negative marking in the test this year. Each correct answer would carry one mark and the total marks would be 200. He said there would be no weightage for matriculation marks this year.

Life support training at Arid university

Rawalpindi :20th July: Two days Basic Life Support and First Aid training commenced at Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi (PMAS-AAUR), here on Friday. The aim of this training is to provide the training to make university’s staff expert in the field of emergency to handle serious and life-threatening situations while proper medical response is still on the way. PMAS-AAUR Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Qamar-uz-Zaman was the chief guest while Mubeen-ur-Rasheed from Rescue 1122 was a trainer. More than 100 University staff members are participating in the training.

Divisional Training College Workshop

LAHORE:20th July: The Punjab Cooperatives Department Friday started a three-day training workshop about the principles of financial and office management for its district-level accountants. A total of 47 accountants are taking part in this workshop which started at Cooperatives Divisional Training College, Faisalabad. Different trainers delivered lectures about various matters pertaining to the department.

Conventional school education at seminaries welcomed

LaHORE:20th July: Political and religious organisations while lauding the promotion of conventional school education at seminaries welcomed examinations of conventional school education at seminaries under Federal Education Board. Different religious and political organisations with mutual consent issued joint declaration at "Pakistan Stability Conference" here Friday, which was held under the aegis of Pakistan Ulema Council.

Lahore College for Women University extends admission deadline

LAHORE:20 th july: Lahore College for Women University (LCWU) on Friday announced the sale and submission of admission forms for intermediate level (first year) would be continued till July 22 (Monday). According to a press release, Lahore College for Women University is offering admissions in six different disciplines including FSc (pre-medical and pre-engineering), ICS (three sub groups physics, statistics & economics) I-Com, home economics, FA and general science.


Subscribe to Punjab Study RSS