(Education): 40pc fee concession

Quetta:Government of Balochistan, Colleges, Higher and Technical Education Department has announced to grant overall forty percent fees concession for payment of dues of the students of Cadet Colleges and Balochistan Residential Colleges that remained closed for about six months in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic, according to a notification issued by Colleges, Higher and Technical Education Department, Government of BRead More…

(Education): KU extends fee deadline

Karachi:The University of Karachi has extended the deadline for submission of semester fees for morning and evening program till September 25, 2020. The University of Karachi is offering 100 percent waiver in late fees on outstanding fees of the current semester (Spring Semester 2020) whereas 50 percent waiver has been offered in late fees of outstanding fees of all previous semesters. Read More…

(Education): Two schools closed in Quetta due to Covid-19

Quetta:Two Girls High Schools of provincial capital have been closed after reporting of COVID-19 cases. Director Education (Schools), Balochistan has directed Headmistresses of Government Girls High School Jinnah Town, Quetta and Government Girls High School, Killi Alam, Quetta to close their respective schools from September 19, 2020 after reporting of six COVID-19 cases from Government Girls High School Jinnah TRead More…

(Education): SBK postpones classes

Quetta:Sardar Bahadur Khan Women (SBK) University has postponed resumption of physical classes at main campus of the university. A notification issued by SBK University here on Friday says, “It is hereby notified that the resumption of physical classes at main campus is postponed till further orders.” It further says, “Further, opening of all other supporting departments including Hostel, Daycare, LibraryRead More…

Education: (15,000 schools being converted on solar energy in Punjab)

Islamabad:In Punjab, fifteen thousand schools are being converted to solar energy. According to a report quoting an official of the energy department, in the first phase, eight thousand schools have already been shifted to solar energy. Similarly, work on alternate energy projects is also in progress to generate 27 megawatt power. Read More…

(National): Call for strict observance of SOPs by schools

Karachi:Sports legend Shahid Afridi has said that the government and private schools after their reopening should religiously follow the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for COVID-19 given by the state, as any leniency in this regard is likely to create irreversible damage to the health of students, teachers and communities at large, in addition to the cause of education that already has been adversely effected oRead More…

(Education): Transfers in education department

Quetta: Abdul Rasheed (B-19) District Education Officer (B-19) District Duki has been transferred and posted as District Education Officer (B-19) District Harnai. Habibullah Ullah (B-19), District Education Officer (B-19), District Musakhail has been transferred and posted as Principal (B-19), Government Boys Model High School District Loralai. Ahmed Khan (B-18), Deputy District Officer Education (B-18), Tehsil PiRead More…

(Health): PRCS launches free COVID-19 tests for educational institutions

Karachi: In order to curb the spreading of Covid-19 and ensure the safety of the staff and students, the Sindh Branch of Pakistan Red Crescent (PRC) has launched a free COVID-19 test facility for educational institutions in Karachi. According to the statement released by PRC-Sindh Branch on Wednesday, following the Sindh government’s announcement to reopen educational institutions in the province, PRCS Sindh proviRead More…

President: (President emphasis to promote distant education for accelerating pace of progress)

Islamabad:President Dr Arif Alvi has emphasized the need of promoting in expensive distance education to accelerate country’s pace of progress. He was addressing convocation of Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Science and Technology here on Tuesday. The President said distance education will help country develop its human resource. He said the present government gave highest ever number of fifty thousRead More…

(Education): All set for E-seminar on “Frontiers in Mathematics”

Karachi:Mathematics Department of Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology in collaboration with the Mathematics Department of Baku Engineering University (BEU), Azerbaijanis managing to organize an E-seminar “Frontiers in Mathematics” on 17th September 2020 at 3:00 pm. Purpose of the seminar is to introduce the Faculty and Research Associates of both departments to the on-going current research and aRead More…