Monthly Archives: August 2014

Swat a centre of quality education since

Swat has been considered a centre of quality education since it was a princely state long ago. The first-ever school was established in Saidu Sharif, the capital of the former state, in 1922. There followed the opening of many more schools for both boys and girls.

Soon after Swat was merged with Pakistan, former prime minister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto announced the establishment of university and the board of intermediate and secondary education in the National Education Policy in 1972.


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Private Medical Colleges entrance test today

LAHORE: Entrance test for public and private medical colleges of Punjab is being simultaneously held on Sunday (today) under the auspices of University of Health Sciences in 13 cities.

Many senior bureaucrats have been assigned duties to supervise the tests. These include provincial secretaries, Board of Revenue members, divisional commissioners, district coordination officers and Services and General Administration Department members (inquiries).

These officers will support senior

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University of Engineering and Technology entrance test results

LAHORE: The University of Engineering and Technology (UET) has declared the Combined Entrance Test results for admission to BSc Engineering and BS Technology disciplines in engineering institutions of Punjab.

The university has uploaded the results of the entrance test on web link

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Punjab University students get honored

LAHORE: Punjab University students participated in \”Education & Career Expo 2014\” and shown outstanding performances in different competitions and won Team Trophy. Student from College of Art and Design Hamza Ijaz, Institute of Social and Cultural Studies Sibtay Hassan, University Law College Sibtain Raza and Institute of Communication Studies Shahzaib Ahmad got 2nd position in Cultural Dance Competition. In drama competition students from College of Art & Design Abdullah Hassan, Institute of

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Indigenous On-Campus Training

LAHORE (APP): The third batch of PARTICIPANTS in a five-day \”Indigenous On-Campus Training\” for teaching and non-teaching staff completed their training at the University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences Lahore on Saturday.
Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Talat Naseer Pasha presided over the concluding session and gave away certificates to the participants.
The Faculty of Life Sciences Business Management had organised the training in collaboration with the Higher Education Commission (HEC),

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Trials against sports seat at AWKU

PESHAWAR (APP): The trials against sports seats for the BS Programmes of the Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan will be held on Sunday, Assistant Director Sports Arshad Mayar told APP here on Saturday.
He said the male and female students applied for admission against sports quota for the BS Programmes in all Campuses of Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan will be started Sunday.
The male trials of cricket will be held at Garden Campus, near Sheikh Maltoon, Toru Road Mardan on August 31 while

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University of Peshawar to conduct study of local pharma drugs

PESHAWAR: Under the auspices of its Office of the Research Innovation and Commercialization (ORIC), the Pharmacy Department of the University of Peshawar is going to conduct bioequivalence study of the locally manufactured pharmaceutical products for export. The initiative has been agreed upon in a meeting of the representatives/owners of various pharmaceutical companies of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa with the Vice Chancellor UoP Prof. Dr. Muhammad Rasul Jan.
The aim of the move is to boost local drug

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Hindu Panchayat holds medical camp


A free medical camp was organised by the Hindu Panchayat in Sukkur on Friday to provide medical treatment to the needy. The Panchayat has been regularly organising free medical camps for many years. Hundreds of patients were checked and given free medicines, and general physicians and specialists were present to provide free consultations for conditions, such as diabetes, hypertension and skin diseases.

Mukhi Eshwar Lal Makhija, the president of the Sukkur Hindu Panchayat, said

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Capital schools to remain closed

ISLAMABAD- As many as 27 schools and colleges that are still accommodating security officials will remain closed while the rest of educational institutes would reopen tomorrow (Monday).
The capital administration and development division (CADD) had announced reopening all educational institutes from September 1 after city administration agreed to vacate some 32 schools.
Earlier, it was decided that the students of the schools, which are still housing security officials, would be accommodated

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Question about safety of students arise

The Ministry of Capital Administration and Development (CAD) has announced to open all federal government educational institutions in Islamabad from Monday (September 1) but safety of students and their safely reaching schools and colleges is still a question to be answered.

The educational institutions were to be opened on August 11 but the summer vacation were extended thrice, each time for one week owing to occupation of over 60 schools and colleges by police and other civil security

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