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80pc of PhD thesis go ‘missing’

The fear of being tagged for plagiarism has meant around 80 percent of Phd scholars at Higher Education Commission (HEC) recognized public and private universities have hidden their thesis, Pakistan Today learnt

Sharifs are PhD in lying, says Memon

The Pakistan People’s Party (PPP)-led Sindh government and Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) strongly criticised leaders of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) on Monday, with Sindh Information and Archives Minister Sharjeel Memon saying

MPhil, PHD students speak out for HEC

LAHORE – MPhil and PHD students protested against the possible dissolution of Higher Education Commission at Town Hall Chowk on Thursday. The students feared that scholarships of thousands of students will be on stake if the government does not reconsider its decision.
Students were of the view that that the decision was taken in order to avenge HEC’s verification of degrees. Students were holding placards and continuously chanting slogans in favour of HEC. Students had worn

Nafisa Shah felicitated for her PhD from Oxford

KARACHI – Sindh government Media Coordinator Taj Haider felicitated MNA Nafisa Shah on her acquisition of a PhD degree from the Oxford University.
Shah, former nazim of Khairpur district has been awarded the degree on her study on honour killing in upper Sindh. In a statement issued on Tuesday, Haider said that Shah has discussed a social ill in her thesis and this will help towards the eradication of ‘karo-kari’.
He said that in the light of Shah’s thesis, the necessary

PhD scholars’ cases reviewed

LAHORE – A meeting of the Punjab University Advanced Studies and Research Board (AS&RB) was held under the chairmanship of Vice Chancellor (VC) Dr Mujahid Kamran in his office on Friday. The meeting
reviewed PhD scholars’ cases presented to the board by PU departments, institutes, colleges and schools.
In the meeting, 9 PhD synopses, 12 reports on PhD theses and 15 panels of examiners for PhD theses review were approved, 6 cases were given extension while 6 miscellaneous

UET awards first PhD in Architecture

LAHORE – The University of Engineering & Technology Lahore has awarded its first PhD degree in Architecture to Mr. Abdul Ghafoor S/O Faiz Rasool. He completed his research under subject “To investigate the Forces Acting at Religious Magnet-The Shrine in Urban Settlements and their impact on Immediate Surrounding” under supervision of Prof. Dr. Mahmood Hussain. Presently he is working in Punjab Auqaf Department as Deputy Director Architecture. Mr. Ghafoor commonly known as Ghafer

PhD scholars irked at HEC for delaying their studies abroad

Shocked students have resigned from their jobs but can’t go abroad for their degree
HEC executive director says students will be sent abroad as soon as funds are received
Around 400 PhD scholars face an uncertain future, as the Higher Education Commission (HEC) has delayed their departure abroad for their PhD degree supposedly because of a shortage of funds, while it had already asked them to resign from their jobs to take the degree. According to the pupils,