Tuesday, January 31

Tag: HRD

(District): No of Pakistani students on Erasmus Mundus Scholarship rises three-fold

Karachi:The number of Pakistani students selected for the Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree (EMJMD) scholarship to study in Europe has gone up almost three fold in the last three years, from 46 in 2017, to 126 for the academic year 2020-21, including 64 men and 62 women. With 126 scholarships out of a global total of 2,542, Pakistan now ranks third in world, having moved up one slot from its fourth position in 2019. A major reason is the awareness campaign launched jointly by the HEC and the EU mission in Pakistan. HEC organized the send-off ceremony for the selected at its Secretariat in Islamabad. Chairman HEC Tariq Banuri, Ambassador of the European Union Androulla Kaminara, and Director General (HRD) HEC Aayesha Ikram graced the occasion along with representatives of different E...