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MDCAT Retest: Justified or not

  Lahore: The Medical and Dental College Admission Test (MDCAT) is going to be re-held on October 29. Students are in panic to take test again. Many students are protesting to demand that the test should not be taken again as it is not fair while some are ready for …

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LUMS JOINS HANDS WITH PUNJAB GOVERNMENT

Lahore: LUMS School of Education joined hands with the Government of Punjab through a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). This partnership aims to facilitate research-based policy making and innovation in education through shared data analysis for scalable impact in Pakistan. Two MoUs were signed at the ceremony. The first MoU was signed between …

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Colleges: a stepchild of the education sector

Higher education sector has seen a boom in the past decade, specifically at the university level; however the same cannot be said for another important part level of the education sector – colleges in the country. The discrepancies at this level are well-known to all, be it the government departments …

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4 vice chancellors’ appointment in PU, LCWU, UoS and UET Multan: Confusion up in academic circles after LHC approached

HEC, PHEC and HED high-ups say they are clear on recruitment policy LAHORE: Confusion has emerged on the appointment and selection procedure of four vice chancellors at public universities of Punjab after a petitioner challenged the process calling it ‘illegal’ which can delay the process once again leaving varsities without …

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Education budget: dismissive increase despite promises

Federal Education Budget 2015-16 Finance Minister Senator Ishaq Dar presented the Rs 4,451.3 billion federal budget 2015-16, with a 3.5 per cent higher outlay than the budget of 2014-15. Out of the total,Rs71.5 billion has been allocated for higher education, a mere 1.6 per cent of the total, but 14% …

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