PU Announces ECAT mandatory for its All Engineering programs

Entry Test organized by UET, Lahore for engineering programs admission is now mandatory for all Engineering programs of PU as well.

Students have to pass through the UET, ECAT exams to get admission to PU.

The last for the registration of the test is also announced by PU spokesman, which is 27 June.

All the tests will be held at Virtual University Centers from 5 to 8 July.

These tests will be held before the exams of intermediate.

The entry test will be computer-based, therefore students have to reach the center before the time because there will be a 15 minutes orientation to guide the computer-based test.

Students, absent from the center on the test date are not allowed to sit in any other center on any other date to attempt the entry test.

All exams cancelled till June 15 and depending on the spread of the disease may even go further

Addressing health concerns of students and parents All exams cancelled till June 15 and depending on the spread of the disease may even go further. Cambridge exams postponed till Oct/Nov for all grades.

Only exception for those in A2 who have a compulsion to take exam now University admissions in Pakistan will be aligned for class 12 and A2 who will be taking exams in Oct/Nov.

This is to ensure no one loses a year.

For A2 who have some compulsion to take exams now, every attempt will be made to provide safe venues.

Not more than 50 students When we say all exams, no exam will take place upto June 15 About the A2 exams he said, “They will take place as scheduled for those students who have to take them for one reason or another.

The rest of A2 can take exams in Oct/Nov and we will adjust Pakistani universities admission accordingly”

In answer to the question of a student on twitter shafqat mehmood replied.

Q: “Sir what about the 13 month policy of cambridge? The students who have already given As in May/June 2020. Will the grade be carried forward to Oct/Nov. Please do something about it or atleast provide TAGs for A2 students. Are futures are at stake!!”

Ans: “I have asked Cambridge to finish the 13 month limit”

He further added that “It is not easy for us to postpone exams or close education institutions but if the disease escalates there is no choice.”

A 21-year-old Pakistani student living in the United States was thrown acid

A medical student was thrown acid by an unknown person when she was coming back to home with her mother in the NewYork.

The student initially belongs to Pakistan.

According to the report, 21 years old medical student Nafia Ikram was getting off from her car with her mother when someone threw acid on her.

She got burns on her face, arms, and neck.

As a consequence of this attack, Nafia has lost her eyesight.

She is so afraid after the attack that she can’t even go to the washroom alone as she can’t see anything and get frightened when water is thrown on her face.

The police commissioner Petrik rider has announced a reward of 10000 dollars for the clues of criminal.

The incident should be investigated by human rights leaders as an anti-Muslim crime.

Her father has told that Nafia has started talking now but still, there is issue because in this attack her throat was also got affected.

Law students of Shah Abdul Latif University reached court

Sukkur: Students reached the court after the examination of Shah Abdul Latif University exams postponed.

The court has issued the notice accepting the petition. The hearing will be held by 4 May.

Details describe that due to delay of Law exams, students reached the court.

The affected students filed a petition before the Sindh High Court Sukkur bench through their lawyer Ali Raza Baloch.

The court has granted the petition and issued the notice against the university.

The students had raised the issue and taken a stand in the petition that thousands of students, associated with Shah Abdullatif University got affected.

The university administration has not been conducting exams for the last three years instead it is making lame excuses.

5 years are required to get Law degree and three years are already wasted.

It should be noted that the VC College Principal of the University and others were mentioned in the petition.

The court has called the parties for a hearing by issuing the notice on 4 May.

The federal capital Islamabad and Rawalpindi have a public holiday today (March 25) due to a parade on the occasion of Pakistan Day.

The Rawalpindi Traffic Police has formulated a traffic diversion plan for the parade tomorrow, stating that all roads leading to the parade ground is closed today, and alternative routes will be provided for the flow of traffic.

According to a spokesman for the traffic police, the expressway from Coral Chowk is also closed to full traffic, while alternative routes have been provided for traffic to pass through the interior of Islamabad and Rawalpindi.

On the other hand, the Islamabad High Court has announced today’s leave, and Chief Justice Athar Minallah has approved today’s leave. A notification has also been issued in this regard stating that the Islamabad High Court and District courts will be closed today.

It may be recalled that the Pakistan Army Public Relations Department (ISPR) had announced to reschedule the Pakistan Day parade on March 23 due to inclement weather and said that the Pakistan Day parade would now be held on March 25. The Armed Forces Parade will be held at Shakarpur on time.

Global Institute “QS” Includes “PU” in Its TOP Universities Ranking List

University of the Punjab included in top ranking universities list for the 1st time at global level. The international Institute of University Ranking QS has issued its list of top universities in different disciplines. QS has included nearly 13 department of PU in this list. According to the updated ranking list of 2021,

  • Petroleum Engineering Department of PU is at 101-150 top global departments.
  • Pharmacy and Pharmacology department of PU is at 251-300 top global departments.
  • Civil and Structural Engineering Department of PU is at 351-400 top global departments.
  • Agricultural and Forestry department of PU is at 301-350 top global departments.
  • Mathematics department of PU is at 401-450 top global departments.
  • Natural Sciences department of PU is at 451-500 top global departments.
  • Environmental Sciences department of PU is at 401 top global departments.
  • Business and Management Studies department of PU is at 451 top global departments.
  • Social sciences and Management department of PU is at 501 top global departments.
  • Computer science and Information system department of PU is at 501 top global departments.
  • Chemistry department of PU is at 501 top global departments.

 

UET issues academic calendar for students

According to the current academic calendar all the classes for session 2018 and 2017 will be commence online. While, students enrolled in 2018 and 2019 will be held in campus. Administration has decided midterm exams schedule in May. Final exams of these classes will be held in August. Ultimate final result will be declared in September.

Exams for post graduate classes will also be held in May. Their classes will end up in July and final exams will be commenced in the same month. The current academic calendar is issued after corona pandemic to maintain the education system and credibility of the institute. The students who have been confused about their exams, they should be prepared for their session preparation.

Citizens of Khyber district want girls schools reopened

Landi Kotal, Local citizens of Khyber district have demanded the government to reopen the nine girls’ schools which are closed since 2015.

Khyber district’s Baz Ghari Kamar Khel area nice schools are closed by which hundreds of girls’ student education is disturbing.

Local residents informed girls schools are closed in the district since 2015, teachers are receiving their official salaries without performing duties.

Khalil Afridi social activist from Garhi Kamar said, education officer of the district has closed the eyes and locals are demanding for the school opening. The school staff is receiving the salaries without any duty.

Hundreds of girls education future is on risk and no one have given attention to this, Khalil said. Soon, there will be the protest against government by the local against closure of schools, he added.

He required to the provincial education minister to take action on the condition and held an inquiry against the teachers and education authorities of the district.

COVID-19: Hazara University Education Department sealed

Mansehra, Educational Department of University of Hazara sealed by the district administration on Tuesday after students tested positive for coronavirus.

Assistant Commissioner Baffa-Pakhal of district administration and Health Department and Rabia Abbasi sealed the Education Department block number 2 of the university after the student tested positive for the virus of COVID-19. All the male, female students, staff members, teacher and affiliated persons by the block are advised to quarantine at their houses. The border was quarantine in the hostels, all the rooms are closed, and policemen are there to check any entry there with full restrictions of candidates, faculty members and visitors there.

Staff and faculty member found coronavirus positive and Government Degree College Oghi was ealier sealed by the district administration and the examination centers was transfer in nearby schools. An official of Oghi said, all the institutes will be open and regular classes will be start in couple of days in all Oghi division.

Schools will remain open despite of pandemic coronavirus fear, Education Minister

Mansehra, There are chances of second wave of coronavirus in the country, but government has no planned to closure of educational institutes yet, said by Shafqat Mahmood Federal Minister for Education.

While speaking to the students at Batrasi Cadet College in Mansehra he said, With the blessing of Almighty Allah, we are in good position and can send out children to the schools, the decision of educational institutes closure was much successful in control of deadly virus now our children are save, and we have no plan to close the schools, now.

Improvement in education sector and each children education is the top priority of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government.

There are around 20 million school children in Pakistan, and bring them back to institues was a very big challenge, we have planned to utilize all the resouces to continue these children education, he said.

Batrasi Cadet College is a leading education institute with proven educational and discipline background and its services are concentrated for the best facilities to the youth of Pakistan.

Very elegantly guard of honour was presented by the aspirants of Batrasi Cadet College on the arrival of Education Minister.

He also offered Fateha for the souls of those who lost their lives in 2005 earthquake, flowered wreath at Yadgar-e-Shuhda and take oath from the board members.

Swimming pool of institute was also inaugurated by the Education Minister and watched the championship.

On October 15, he reject the fake news circulated on the social media regarding closure of educational institutes in the country.

He twitted, Fake news being circulated on social media that educational institutions will be closed on Oct 15. No truth in this.

Pakistan has successfully control the deadly pandemic virus, which has claimed more than 1,040,000 lives across the world.

After the approval from National Command and Operation Centre’s (NCOC) all the educational institutes reopened last month.