IT University Lahore Orientation Session

Lahore:06 sep 2018: Orientation for Fall 2018 entrants to BS, MS and PhD programmes of Information Technology University (ITU) was held on Wednesday. ITU founding Vice-Chancellor Dr Umar Saif informed the incoming batch that the university never compromised on merit and this year the acceptance rate at ITU was less than two per cent. Almost 25,000 applications were received, and 10,000 applicants made it to the test, and admissionwas offered only to 560 students.

Education University Lahore campus Fitness Centre

Lahore:06 September:A state-of-the-art fitness centre has been established in the main campus of the University of Education. The university Vice-Chancellor Dr Rauf-e-Azam inaugurated the centre. Addressing on the occasion, he said we are well aware of the mental and physical health of our students and teachers because, in order to excel in our studies, we have to be mentally and physically fit. He expressed hope that the fitness centre would be proved very useful for the teachers, staff and students of the university.

Punjab University has awarded six PhDs to scholars

LAHORE:05 September:Punjab University has awarded six PhDs to scholars. Norina Sadiq, daughter of Muhammad Sadiq, has been awarded a PhD in South Asian studies, Nuzhat Firdous, D/o Mian Abdul Rashid, in sociology, Tahira Batool, D/o Muhammad Tariq Saleem, in zoology, Muhammad Mudassir Iqbal, son of Muhammad Iqbal Qurehsi, in biochemistry, Sayyed Ghyour Abbas, S/o Sayyed Mulazam Hussain, in zoology and Sami Ullah, S/o Hameedullah, in Arabic.The news.

PU ASA Council demanded reversal of recent syndicates’ decision

LAHORE:05 September: PU Academic Staff Association (ASA) Executive Council has demanded immediate reversal of recent syndicates’ decision to stop backdating benefit in appointments of faculty positions. The benefit had been granted to the teachers since 1991 as per the syndicates’ decision made in 1991 after a long-lasting struggle of the teachers. That struggle was acknowledged by the then Punjab governor.

Government-run primary schools in Sargodha in a pitiful state

Government-run primary schools in Sargodha in a pitiful state SARGODHA:01 september: Government-run primary schools in Sargodha district have been in a pitiful state for years. The government’s tall claims of improving the education infrastructure seem to have fallen flat, despite the provision of millions of rupees. The condition of Government Girls Primary School Railway Colony Kandian speaks volumes about the state of affairs. The school has been in dire need of repair and expansion for years. Hearing of 256 school heads begins today

Medical colleges entrance test rescheduled due to Ashura-e-Muharram

LAHORE:01September: A decision has been taken to reschedule medical colleges entrance test from September 16 to 23 due to engagement of police and administration in Ashura-e-Muharram. The decision was taken at a meeting chaired by Punjab Chief Secretary Akbar Durrani at Civil Secretariat on Friday held to review arrangements for entrance test for admissions to medical and dentals colleges of Punjab to be conducted by University of Health Sciences, Lahore.

UHS Medical colleges entrance test rescheduled for 23rd

LAHORE:01September: A decision has been taken to reschedule medical colleges entrance test from September 16 to 23 due to engagement of police and administration in Ashura-e-Muharram. The decision was taken at a meeting chaired by Punjab Chief Secretary Akbar Durrani at Civil Secretariat on Friday held to review arrangements for entrance test for admissions to medical and dentals colleges of Punjab to be conducted by University of Health Sciences, Lahore.

LCWU fixed quota of two per cent for non-Muslims students

LAHORE:01 September: Lahore College for Women University has fixed admission quota of two per cent for non-Muslims students. Syndicate will validate this decision of the academic council. Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Farkhanda Manzoor on Friday chaired the meeting of the academic council and made some significant decisions. She said the fixed quota would help the minorities to get better education facilities and achieve their goals.

Punjab Education Foundation revamps web portal for students

Lahore:30 August:Punjab Education Foundation (PEF) has improved Student Information System (SIS) on PEF website for online entry of students’ data by making it more user-friendly. The spokesperson for the PEF said the SIS website has been revamped for the convenience of school owners for entering information of students easily and the data may be extracted as when required for official use. The spokesperson said the SIS has improved the date of birth and admission process, while entry of CNIC of student’s mother will not be necessary optional.

Action initiated against heads of schools in Punjab

LAHORE:30 August: Chief executive officers (CEOs) of district education authorities (DEAs) have been instructed to take action against the heads of those schools which performed poorly in the annual Secondary School Certificate (SSC) examination under the Punjab Employees Efficiency, Discipline and Accountability (PEEDA) Act. In this regard, a letter by the directorate of public instructions (secondary education) has been forwarded to the CEOs along with a list detailing schools which underperformed in their respective districts. School heads to be charged under PEEDA Act

The federal govt allocated Rs2.65 billion for the 23 new schools

LAHORE:30 August: After inquiries lasting two years, 94 heads of government-run schools in Punjab have been cleared of charges of inefficiency and misconduct. Inquiries against the heads of public schools had been ordered under the Punjab Employees Efficiency, Discipline and Accountability Act (PEEDA) 2006 due to their alleged inefficiency and poor performance. The charges had been levelled against principals, in basic pay scales (BPS) 19 and 20, since December of 2016 and inquiries were being conducted against the teachers.

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