Sep 052017

Only one university is among top 500 in 2017 Four Pakistani universities have made it to the 14th annual edition of the Times Higher Education World University Rankings in 2017. The rankings reflect a decline from last year’s list, which included seven Pakistani institutes among the top 1,000 in the world. Of the four, only […]

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Aug 292017

Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) in its efforts to expand educational network abroad has registered around thirty students, resident of New York, USA for seeking education in ‘Daras-e-Nazami’, a four-year degree programme. The university’s programme in Islamic studies is getting popular in USA and others countries mainly in the Middle East and Turkey.The university, as […]

Aug 242017

Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) has launched nine six-month short-term certificate courses to promote technical and vocational education in the country. The aspirating candidates have been advised to take admission in these courses by September 5.  The courses are of different nature relating to agriculture, poultry farming, and art designing and selling of home-made products.  […]

Aug 242017

ISLAMABAD: The failure to comply with the Higher Education Commission (HEC) set criteria has resulted in stoppage of admissions at four universities functioning in different parts of the country. The information available suggests that the list of the banded universities now includes Preston Institute of Management Sciences and Technology (PIMSAT) Karachi, Imperial College of Business Studies […]

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Jul 042014

Pakistan’s biggest property portal joins hands with Care Foundation to provide education to the underprivileged children   Rabia Ashiq has made history with the help of Care Foundation. Hailing from a humble background, she attended the Care adopted school in Charrar Pind, Lahore. She always excelled in sports and, with the support of her teachers and […]

May 042014

A meeting presided over by Punjab University Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Mujahid Kamran has unanimously decided that the condition of passing NTS test to qualify for admissions at MPhil and PhD level has been removed from the upcoming academic session. The meeting was held at Al Raazi Hall of Undergraduate Study Centre which was attended […]

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Nov 042013
Education should not be held hostage to politics: Bilal Musharraf

Interview by AHSAN RAZA published in daily Dawn on 4th November 2013.  Unlike his father, Pervez Musharraf’s Pakistan first, Bilal Musharraf has a global, and more focused agenda: Education First. He believes in an education that nurtures human beings in a manner that builds up on their own personal intellectual curiosity. Bilal Musharraf was recently […]

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Jul 062013

LUMS, IBA and SZABIST Institute of Management Sciences top in business category The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has announced the ranking of Pakistani universities on the basis of quality teaching and research. HEC Chairman Dr Javaid R Laghari announced the rankings at a press conference held at the commission secretariat. Speaking on the occasion, the […]

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