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EMPOWERMENT THROUGH EDUCATION

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 Care, she competed in several inter-city and inter-school tournaments.Read More »EMPOWERMENT THROUGH EDUCATION

Punjab University exempts ‘Scholars’ from NTS test

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 by deans of various faculties and a large number of heads of departments, institutes, centres and colleges of Punjab University. The meeting decided that the departments concerned will hold their own entry tests for MS/M Phil as prescribed in the admission regulations book 2014 of University of the Punjab. The meeting decided that the successful candidates’ academic record will be evaluated from the rest of 50 marks.Read More »Punjab University exempts ‘Scholars’ from NTS test

Education should not be held hostage to politics: Bilal Musharraf

bilal-musharrafInterview 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 in Doha to attend one of the world’s biggest annual events on education — WISE (World Innovation Summit for Education) 2013 — and delivered his presentation on ‘Education for anyone, anywhere’. He is the Dean of Translation with US-based Khan Academy, a not-for-profit website that aims at changing education for the better by providing a free world-class education for anyone anywhere. Since 2004, it has created and uploaded more than 5,000 lessons on YouTube on mathematics, history, healthcare, medicine, finance, physics, chemistry, biology, astronomy, economics, cosmology, organic chemistry, macroeconomics, microeconomics, computer science, and even history and art.Read More »Education should not be held hostage to politics: Bilal Musharraf

Top Pakistani universities

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 HEC chairman said the primary purpose of the ranking was to share the key issues that determine the state of higher education in a particular institution and drive the higher education institutions (HEIs) towards improved quality and research and promote a culture among HEIs of the country for participation in the world rankings.Read More »Top Pakistani universities