Punjab to Give Control of 1,000 Government Schools to Non-Profit Organization

Government Schools

The Punjab School Education Department (SED) is facing backlash as it accelerates the privatization of 350 government schools in the Rawalpindi division, despite strong opposition from teachers’ associations. This privatization endeavor encompasses all assets, including buildings, playgrounds, and laboratories, estimated to be worth billions of rupees. Once these public schools fall under private sector control, […]

PHEC Int’l convention

LAHORE:Punjab Higher Education Commission (PHEC) will organise first International Students Convention on Wednesday (today). The students from Afghanistan, Iran, Sri Lanka, China, Sudan, Nepal, Somalia, UAE, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Palestine, Yemen and Nigeria will present cultural activities of their countries. Addressing a press conference PHEC Chairperson Prof Dr Shahid Munir said that Punjab Governor […]

Over 30 countries’ scholars take part in Chemistry moot

LAHORE:A three-day second international conference on “Trends and Research in Chemistry” started at the University of Education (UOE) here Tuesday. UOE Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Talat Naseer Pasha presided over the inaugural ceremony while the Punjab Higher Education Commission (PHEC) Chairperson Prof Dr Shahid Munir was the chief guest. The eminent researchers and scholars from more […]

UHS to conduct centralised admission to nursing colleges

UHS Nursing colleges admission

LAHORE:Admission to the nursing colleges in Punjab this year will be carried out through a centralised mechanism like public sector medical and dental institutions of the province to ensure uniformity and standardisation. Admission will be done by the University of Health Sciences (UHS) and the candidates will apply for 4-year BSc Nursing Programme through an […]

UHS to conduct PG entrance test in July

The University of Health Sciences (UHS) will conduct the Post Graduate Entrance Test for admission to Ph.D., MPhil, and Masters degree programs in July this year, the 24NewsHD TV channel reported on Friday. According to the UHS spokesperson, the classes for these programs will start in September while the degree will be completed in any […]

Matric, Inter students with 33pc marks in theory to be considered pass overall

Under the new policy formed by all the boards of education across Punjab, the Matric and Intermediate students with 33 per cent marks in theory will be considered pass in the practical exams too. Earlier, despite securing 100 per cent marks in theory, the students were considered unsuccessful if they failed the practical exams, and […]

6 education boards of Punjab are still without chairmen

education boards of Punjab

The appointments of the chairmen of 6 education boards of Punjab have not been made yet, it has been reported that the Department of Higher Education Punjab had called for applications ten months ago for the appointment of the chairmen of these education boards, but the applications could not be scrutinized for four months. And […]

Proposed Transfer of Central Model School Lahore Sparks Controversy

The Punjab interim government is contemplating transferring the management of the Central Model School in Lahore to the Daanish Schools and Centres of Excellence Authority to develop it into a Centre of Excellence (COE), as per reports.School teachers, on the other hand, are opposed to the notion, citing the school’s good performance and history as […]

Punjab Govt Distributes Free Textbooks to Students

During the Eid holidays, the Punjab School Education Department took the initiative to offer free textbooks for students from grade 1 to matriculation in every public school in Rawalpindi, Chakwal, Jhelum, and other districts. This was after the department removed the Urdu-medium system from government schools. The goal was to make sure that all students, […]

Punjab Govt Offers Merit-Scholarships to Minority Students

The Government of Punjab has announced a scholarship program for deserving non-Muslim students studying.The scholarship initiative will empower regular students to pursue their academic goals and positively contribute to society. Interested applicants can submit their applications by 12 May 2023. To qualify, applicants must have a Punjab domicile, belong to minority communities such as Hindu, Sikh, […]