–UET’s Institute of Business & Management issues new dress code for male and female students
–Rs5,000 fine to be imposed in case of violation
LAHORE: The University of Engineering and Technology (UET) has enforced a new ban on wearing jeans and casual shirts for all its students.
In a recent directive, Institute of Business & Management of the UET has issued a new dress code, according to which, male and female students would not be allowed to wear jeans anymore.
According to this dress code, wearing a scarf and dupatta has been made compulsory for the female students while wearing sleeveless shirts and capri pants have also been banned.
A notification has been issued by the varsity in this regard according to which the UET administration will not allow any student to appear on the campus while wearing jeans.
It reads, “The following dress code being approved by the competent authority will be observed from 11th March, 2019.”
Moreover, the varsity management has directed the male students to wear formal dressing. They have been directed to wear pant, shirt and coat, according to the notice. The male students have been asked to wear shalwar kameez on Fridays.
The female students, according to the notification, cannot wear deep necks, sleeveless shirts, tights, skinny jeans and capri pants.
“In case of violation, Rs 5,000 fine will be imposed and [the offender] will not be allowed to attend the class that day,” the notification reads.
The new dress code in UET has resulted in mixed responses from students where some hailed the notification while others expressed rage.