HYDERABAD: The University of Sindh Jamshoro has offered two-year masters programme for external candidates in its affiliated colleges after 2-year suspension of the programme as per instruction issued by the Higher Education Commission (HEC) Islamabad.
The Controller of Examinations Prof Dr Sirajul Haq Kandhro in a notification announced that the date for submission of online examination forms of MA (Previous) External Programme for the academic year 2020 had been fixed November 22, 2021. The exam fee for fresh candidates of MA (Previous) External Programme has been fixed Rs13,000.
ISLAMABAD: The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) has approved the Higher Education Development in Pakistan (HEDP- revised) project by HEC worth Rs12.782 billion financed by the World Bank.
The project activities will be executed throughout Pakistan.
The ECNEC also considered a project Pak University of Engineering and Emerging Technologies (PUEET) Phase-I (Knowledge Economy Initiative) of the HEC with a cost of Rs23.54 billion.
The PUEET would be a research and commercialization university, which would house various centres of excellence in the cutting-edge fields of science and technology and a state-of-the-art- technology park.
China’s vocational training institute set up in Gwadar
November 29, 2021
Chinese funded Technical and Vocational Training Institute Gwadar (TVTI) has been completed at a cost of PKR 2.2 billion. Local students here will be provided technical education for a year, after which they will be referred to Shah Dong Institute of Commerce and Technology in China for a one-year diploma. This is the first vocational institute set up by China and has the capacity to accommodate over 300 students.
ISLAMABAD: The China funded project of Technical and Vocational Training Institute Gwadar (TVTI) has been completed at a cost of Rs2.2 billion.
After one year of technical training at the institute, students would be referred to Shah Dong Institute of Commerce and Technology in China for a one year diploma.Students from Gwadar and adjoining areas will be able to benefit from the technical training institute.
Members of the Senate Standing Committee on Planning Senator Saleem Mandviwala visited the institute and lauded completion of the project. The world-class technical and vocational institute has been set up on six acres and has a capacity of 360 students.
Saudi Arabia will work closely with Pakistan to explore the ways and means for setting up top ranked Pakistani universities' offshore campuses in the kingdom. PHOTO: EXPRESS
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Saudi Arabia on Sunday agreed to collaborate in the areas of curriculum development with a special focus on "character building and civic sense".
The agreement was reached during the visit of Federal Minister for Education and Professional Training Shafqat Mahmood of Riyadh, where he was received and welcomed by Minister for Education Hamad Bin Mohammed Al Al-Sheikh.
Both sides discussed various mutual areas of interest related to education and higher education. They appreciated the efforts taken in setting up of alternate modes of education delivery in times of the Covid-19 pandemic.
It was decided that both sides will work closely to further collaborate and learn from the experiences of distance learning platforms "Madrasati & AEN" of KSA and "TeleSchool" of Pakistan.
The Saudi side agreed to ease the processes involved in 600 scholarships offered to Pakistani students. It also agreed for sending more students to pursue higher education in Pakistani universities.
Riyadh will also work closely with Islamabad to explore the ways and means for setting up top-ranked Pakistani universities' offshore campuses in the kingdom.
Shafqat Mahmood is on a two-day visit to Saudi Arabia upon the invitation of the Saudi education minister.
Chinese Scholarship Council offers scholarships to Pakistani students through HEC
December 26, 2021
ISLAMABAD, Dec. 25 (Gwadar Pro) – Higher Education Commission (HEC) on behalf of the Government of Pakistan has been nominating students and scholars for Chinese Government Scholarship Programme 2022-23.
Online application submission, which HEC began in the first week of December, will end on January 3, 2022.
Chinese Scholarship Council (CSC) is offering Pakistani students and scholars to study and conduct research in China’s universities, aiming to enhance educational cooperation between the two countries.
CSC, which works under Chinese Ministry of Education, is responsible for the enrollment and the administration of the scholarship program. CSC sponsors international students, teachers and scholars to undertake degree studies from undergraduate to PhD including preparatory Chinese language studies for one year in some degree programs.
According to CSC program, the minimum monthly stipend for undergraduate students is ￥2,500, while for Master’s and doctoral students the stipend is ￥3,000 and ￥3,500, respectively. Any applicant, in good health, from Pakistan including Azad Jammu and Kashmir can avail the scholarship while dual nationality holders are not eligible to apply.
The Chinese designated universities offer a wide variety of academic programs in Science, Engineering, Agriculture, Medicine, Economics, Legal Studies, Management, Education, History, Literature, Philosophy and Fine Arts etc. for scholarship recipients at all levels.
Bahria University Lahore Campus held its 2nd Convocation Ceremony at Lahore. Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad Amjad Khan Niazi graced the occasion as Chief Guest and awarded Medals and Merit Certificates to the students having outstanding achievements in academics.
In total 632 degrees were awarded to Undergraduate and Graduate students. Overall 23 students were awarded Gold Medals and 19 students received Silver Medals for achieving positions in respective academic disciplines/ programs.
Earlier, in welcome address, Rector Bahria University, Vice Admiral (Retd) Kaleem Shaukat highlighted the efforts & initiatives of Bahria University for providing conducive academic environment for the students. Rector Bahria University also apprised that government approval has been accorded for construction of a full-fledged Bahria University Lahore Campus during current financial year.
The ceremony was attended by senior naval officers, Bahria University officials, and parents of the graduating students.
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