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AAUR given two months to improve standards

The Higher Education Commission (HEC) arranged a meeting with the Pakistan Veterinary Medical Council (PVMC) and the Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi (AAUR) vice chancellor to discuss the issue of the non recognition

AAUR students protest for degrees’ recognition

The students of the Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi (AAUR) staged Tuesday a demonstration outside the Higher Education Commission (HEC). They were protesting against Pakistan Veterinary Medical Council (PVMC)

557 Luminites conferred degrees

The Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) held its 23rd convocation at Syed Maratib Ali Sports Complex on Saturday. State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) Governor Dr Shahid H Kardar graced the occasion

UoL swaps degrees for money

The University of Lahore (UoL) is fleecing students by charging for degrees and convocation, Pakistan Today has learnt. Students claim that the varsity administration demands Rs 3,000 for holding convocation. The UoL

HEC to lose authority to verify degrees.

ISLAMABAD – The ruling Party Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and biggest opposition Party Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N) have joined hands over reformation of Higher Education Commission.
A Private TV Channel quoted sources as saying that the talks between PPP and PML-N over restructuring of HEC were successful and both Parties have devised a draft for amendment in HEC Ordinance 2002.
Under the proposed amendment in the ordinance, the Higher Education Commission would remain

‘Who will verify degrees?’ students ask government

KARACHI – A large number of students and teachers of the University of Karachi (KU) and the NED University of Engineering and Technology blocked the University Road on Saturday to protest the devolution of the Higher Education Commission (HEC).
Wearing black armbands and holding placards, they chanted slogans against the government. “The HEC is the only institution in the country that verifies degrees and if it’s disbanded, the authenticity of our degrees could be affected,” a

No progress on verification of govt employees’ degrees

ISLAMABAD – With the deadline set by Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani for the verification of educational degrees and certificates of all federal government employees approaching fast, the authorities tasked with the job seemed to be moving at a snail’s pace, with heads of department setting their own deadlines for the completion of the process, documents available with Pakistan Today revealed.
Gilani had ordered the Establishment Division on February 5 to complete the process

Officers awarded degrees for completing SAAD, Ordnance School courses

KARACHI – The convocation and graduation ceremonies of the School of Army Air Defence (SAAD) and Ordnance School were held at Malir Cantonment on Friday.
According to an ISPR press release, officers who completed the Air Defence Staff Course-48 and Ordnance School Ammunition Technical Officer’s Course-72, including those from friendly countries, were awarded degrees, certificates and medals on their outstanding performance. Thirty officers including two allied officers attended

349 awarded degrees at DHA College for Women convocation

KARACHI – The Defence Housing Authority (DHA) Degree College for Women conferred degrees upon 349 students at its 11th convocation on Tuesday. University of Karachi Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Pirzada Qasim Raza Siddiqui presided over the ceremony.
Sixteen students of the college were awarded degrees in MA (Economic), 166 received BCom degrees, 48 were given BSc degrees and 103 achieved BA degrees in humanities and liberal arts.
The KU vice chancellor in his address said that

ECP says degrees of Rind, Akhundzada are fake

ISLAMABAD – The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Monday referred two more cases of legislators to the police seeking criminal proceedings against them for submitting fake graduation degrees, sources in the (ECP) told Pakistan Today on Monday. They said that Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Justice (retd) Hamid Ali Mirza referred cases of former federal minister Yar Mohammad Rind and present provincial minister of Balochistan Maulvi Abdul Samad Akhundzada to District Police

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