AIOU exams of SSC, HSSC from Sept 1

Islamabad: Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) is conducting examinations of Secondary School Certificate (SSC), Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSSC) and I.Com programmes offered in spring 2022 semester from September 1 to October 3, 2022, throughout the country. According to Controller Examinations, Mian Muhammad Riaz, date sheet is available on the university website ( Roll number […]

AIOU, education ministry launch four education TV channels

Islamabad : Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) in collaboration with the Ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training, is launching four education TV channels to keep the students informed about educational activities in the remote and far-flung areas of the country. In this regard, a MoU was signed by Additional Secretary Federal Education Ministry, Waseem […]

AIOU’s academic council approves fresh programmes

Islamabad: A joint meeting of the Academic Council and Academic Planning and Development/Research and Educational Technology Committee (APD/RET) of Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) was held yesterday. Vice Chancellor, AIOU, Prof. Dr. Zia Ul-Qayyum chaired the meeting which was participated by Heads of department, principal officers, and external members. The meeting unanimously approved the new […]

NUST launches tech fellowship programme

Islamabad : National University of Sciences & Technology (NUST) has signed an MoU with a leading internet and mobile broadband provider, to launch Digital Pakistan Tech Fellowship Programme. The Fellowship is designed to engage the youth in a meaningful discourse around tech-based innovation. It will equip participants with tech insights, thus enabling them to play […]

HEC scholarship in medicine in Cuba

Islamabad: The government of Cuba through the Higher Education Commission (HEC) Pakistan has offered one undergraduate scholarship in the field of medicine (MBBS) for Pakistani nationals for the year 2022-23. According to sources, as per basic eligibility criteria, at least 70 per cent or above marks are required in FSc/A level (pre-medical) & 60 per […]

HEC’s increased budget reflects govt’s commitment towards education

Islamabad : Minister for Federal Education and Professional Training Rana Tanveer Hussain on Friday said that increased budgetary allocations for Higher Education Commission (HEC) were evident of the present government’s commitment towards education. The minister was speaking to a delegation of World Bank led by Country Director Najy Benhassine. Operations Manager Gailius Draugelis, Senior Economist […]

NUST realises Pakistan’s first indigenous embedded microprocessor

Islamabad:Researchers at the National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST) have successfully completed full functional testing of the country’s first truly indigenously designed microprocessor, `NTiny-E’. This was revealed by the Pro-Rector (Research, Innovation and Commercialization), National University of Science and Technology (NUST), Dr. Rizwan Riaz during a press Conference along with Principal SEECS, Dr. Ajmal […]

122,000 applications received under EUSP

Islamabad : As many as 122,000 applications have been received by the students under the Ehsaas Undergraduate Scholarship Programme (EUSP) for the Fiscal Year 2022 and its screening process will begin soon. According to an official source, an amount of Rs9.5 billion was allocated to award scholarships to the deserving outstanding students for the EUSP […]

President for skill development of IT freelancers

Islamabad : President Dr. Arif Alvi on Saturday said that the global Information Technology business embodied huge opportunities for the country’s freelancers and stressed the enhancement of their skill sets to capture the huge global market. In a virtual address at the Freelance Fest, the president said that the new opportunities in the IT sector […]

Engineering university to be built as tribute to Dr AQ Khan

Islamabad : The government has decided to build a state-of-the-art engineering university in line with the wishes of the late Dr. Abdul Qadeer Khan who was quite ambitious about this project. According to the details, Dr. Abdul Qadeer Khan sent a handwritten letter to Ahsan Iqbal during the previous PMLN government and urged him to […]