5th December 2016

National Press:

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Only 10 percent post-grad students clear NTS test

Only 10 percent of 3,500 post-graduate students seeking admission in MPHIL and PhD courses in the Mardan-based Abdul Wali Khan University (AWKU) cleared the National Testing Service (NTS) examination.

Complete Story: http://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201612040291&EN_ID=11201612040109&EMID=11201612040046


In a first, scholarships offered to transgender persons

In an effort to bring people from the transgender community into the mainstream, a non-governmental organisation has initiated a scholarship programme for promising leaders across the country.

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Model schools to be set up in five districts

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Government has decided to construct model schools in five districts including Kirk, Haripur, Charsadda, Hangu and Battagram

Complete Story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2016-12-04/lahore/8202/53445


KP govt giving top priority to promotion of science, research

Additional Chief Secretary Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Azam Khan has said that the government is giving high importance to the development of Science and Research Sector and it will patronize within its limited resources, all those institutions involved in the development of this sector.

Complete Story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2016-12-03/lahore/8182/53222




Awarding laptops to students from Balochistan is a good step

Vice Chancellor of Balochistan University of Engineering and Technology Engr. M. Amin said the government and provincial government is doing a great job to promote education in large.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/12-05-2016/Quetta/page3.asp


It is not possible to achieve developmental goals without education

Development goals are not only incomplete, but it is impossible to achieve it without education. The nations who deployed their resources towards education have achieved the development targets.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/12-05-2016/Quetta/page7.asp




Ex-PMDC registrar held for issuing fake experience letter

The regulatory body for medical education in Pakistan is in the headlines for the wrong reasons again after a former registrar of the body was arrested by the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) last week for issuing a fake experience letter to a capital-based doctor.

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Skills competition to promote vocational education today

A regional skills competition is going to be held on Monday (today) which will help enhance the vocational skills of the youth and act as a step forward to boost the morale of the students and attract them towards vocational education and training

Complete Story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2016-12-05/lahore/8223/53614



AIOU launched MPhil degree for journalists

The Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) will launch a special M.Phil (Professional track) degree programme for young practicing journalists from the next semester.

Complete Story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2016-12-05/lahore/8223/53613




Teacher’s shortage in Degree College for Women Peshawar Morr

There are only 24 Teachers for 1600 students, education department is not doing anything.

Complete Story: http://express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103897391&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20161205


PEEF allocates Rs. 18.8m scholarships to IIUI

The Punjab Educational Endowment Fund (PEEF) has allocated 74 scholarships amounting to Rs. 18.8 million for the students of International Islamic University Islamabad.

Complete Story: http://epaper.pakobserver.net/201612/05/islamabad-2.php




New status: BZU Lahore students told to enrol at Multan campus

The Bahauddin Zakariya University (BZU) has notified students of its Lahore campus to get enrolled in the main Multan campus as the sub-campus in Lahore has been declared illegal.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/1253563/new-status-bzu-lahore-students-told-enrol-multan-campus/


1,100 classrooms to be built in Multan

Around 1,100 classrooms will be constructed at 650 primary and middle schools of Multan district.

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Visually-impaired students beaten

The voice of the disabled remained unheard even on the International Day of Persons with Disabilities as dozens of visually-imapired students were beaten by the police at an event to mark the occasion.

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Experts urge inclusive education for differently-abled children

Experts stressed on the need for inclusive education to provide an avenue for with disabilities. They said it was necessary to work on the 17 goals, as specified by the United Nations, for the International Day of Persons with Disabilities.

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Enrolment drive in Punjab fails to achieve target

The Punjab government has failed to achieve enrolment target in class five and class eight in year 2015-16.

Complete Story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/punjab/05-Dec-16/enrolment-drive-in-punjab-fails-to-achieve-target


The problem of getting enroll in medical colleges should be solved on immediate basis

Hassam Ali Information Secretary of Imamia Students Organisation Pakistan Lahore Division, said while addressing a bunch of members that the problem of getting enroll in medical colleges should be solved on immediate basis.

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Second convocation of Shalimar Medical College

Second convocation of Shalimar Medical College held yesterday. In which 99 student awarded with MBBS degrees.

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0.2 Million students are getting benefits from the Endowment Fund

Mian Irfan Doltala said that 0.2 Million understudies are getting profits by the Endowment Fund. In the event that this fund is established 70 years ago then every child will be proficient today.

Complete Story: http://express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103898275&Issue=NP_LHE&Date=20161205




Speakers stress need for stories for children in Urdu literature

Children used to write and send us their work to be published back in the day, reminisced Humera Athar, who headed the children’s pages in a newspaper for more than seven years.

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695 future leaders graduate from IBA

As many as 695 students of the Institute of Business Administration (IBA) received their undergraduate and graduate degrees on Saturday evening.

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Sindh govt. hands over five public schools to private sector

The Sindh government handed over five more schools to private sector on Saturday. With this, the number of schools handed over to the private sector comes to nine this year.

Complete Story: http://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201612040034&EN_ID=11201612040013&EMID=11201612040006


Registration of four colleges cancelled due to poor performance

The registration of four private colleges in Karachi has been cancelled by the Board of Intermediated Education Karachi (BIEK), on Friday for securing less than 10% results in the last three annual examination.

Complete Story: http://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201612030010&EN_ID=11201612030004&EMID=11201612030002


SHC suspends govt’s order regarding deportation of Pak-Turk schools staff

The Sindh High Court has suspended the federal government's order about deportation of the Pak-Turk schools staffers on Friday.

Complete Story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2016-12-03/lahore/8191/53262


Prime Minister should announce educational package for Karachi

Mayor Karachi Waseem Akhtar requested the Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to announce an educational package for Karachi.

Complete Story: http://express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103896851&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20161205


Parents should encourage their kids specially girls to get education

Dr. Farooq Sattar said parents should make sure their kids to enroll in schools specially girls, Women played a vital role in the development of society in the past.

Complete Story: http://express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103896855&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20161205



Strength of a nation is dependent on educational, intellectual prowess of its people

The 14th convention of Defense Authority Degree College for Women was held at the College Auditorium. Vice Chancellor Karachi University Prof. Dr. Muhammad Qaiser, presided over the convocation ceremony.

Complete Story: http://epaper.pakobserver.net/201612/05/karachi.php


KU announces admission lists

The University of Karachi on Sunday announced the admission lists of Master’s Program (Morning) and Doctor of Pharmacy (Morning and Evening)

Complete Story: http://epaper.pakobserver.net/201612/05/karachi.php


200 teachers suspended on charges of absenteeism

Action against “ghost teachers” has been expedited following the announcement of an education emergency in the province by Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah

Complete Story: https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/169888-200-teachers-suspended-on-charges-of-absenteeism



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Making education sector disaster-resilient



Exit option for students



Letters to the Editor


Sindh education: ease, not emergency



Faulty examination system